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Interesting Facts About IIT You Should Be Knowing

Getting into an IIT is every JEE aspirant’s dream. Each year, tens of thousands of students appear in it to fulfill their dreams of becoming engineers from IITs, NITs, and IIITs. If you’re one such student who wants to live his dream by fighting JEE in 2017, then here are a few interesting facts about IIT or Indian Institute of Technology that you should be knowing-


  • The first time a girl took admission in IIT was the year 1981. She opted for Mechanical Engineering branch in Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai.
  • Very few people know that the roof of Dogra Hall at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi is a hyperbolic paraboloid, meaning it has any kind of support only at the ends. There is nothing to support in the middle. It’s because of that design that this building looks a lot like a ship.
  • It’s said that the IIT Roorkee campus has the highest internet speed among all the IITs in India. The speed is six times higher than the normal internet speed in the country.
  • IIT Kharagpur occupies a total area of 8.5 SqKM, which is thrice of the total area occupied by Vatican City and Monaco.
  • Some of the well-known alumni of Indian Institute of Delhi are Chetan Bhagat, Kiran Bedi, Binny & Sachin Bansal and many more.

If you have a dream of graduating from IITs, then these facts will definitely boost your morale. So, stop thinking anything negative and start preparing for JEE from today onwards. JEE is the only way through which you can get close to your dream, and actually live it. The JEE Main 2017 application form date is about to be announced in a few weeks. Before that happens, make sure you give final direction to your preparations and cover all the topics again. Leaving aside even one topic can cost you a lot at the end, so don’t ignore anything. Try to solve as many question papers as possible. They’ll give you a real-time experience of what solving JEE paper looks like.

Follow this guide and go hard at JEE Mains. It’s a matter of just a few months before you’ll be fighting for your dream. So, prepare yourself for that time in the best possible way.

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