The spirit of any IIT is to impart the highest quality education in India. Each and every policy, rule and regulation has been introduced after thorough deliberation, discussion and screening at multiple stages. This webpage provides a handy reference to the rules, regulations and procedures that would be of use to you as a faculty member as teacher, employee and resident of the campus. This webpage should be considered as a guidance and in case of any contradiction, the rules of the Institute prevalent would supersede any rule mentioned here.
6th Floor, Eastern Wing, Abhinandan Bhavan,
Faculty Affairs Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Indore
Khandwa Road, Indore 453552, India
I congratulate you for joining one of the best Institutes of the globe. You are welcome with an open heart to the IIT Indore community. The Institute campus is spread over 501 acres of land of which 200 acres is forest land. The entire campus is rich in flora and fauna. Different buildings and infrastructures have been architected and developed to ensure that the natural beauty remains intact. It creates a conducive environment enabling an individual to excel in academic, research, services, extra-curricular, co-curricular activities and hobbies. With the world class teaching, research and outreach facilities, I am sure that your appointment at IIT Indore will help in your overall development. The faculty members at IIT Indore are selected through rigorous stages of selection process and the chosen ones are one of the best in their field. We have experienced and well-trained staff to assist the Institute in the administrative and other support works. With continuously improving international and national ranking, IIT Indore is the preferred destination for most of the higher rank holders in the qualifying exams such as JEE(Advanced), GATE, JAM. As a faculty member of this esteemed Institute, you are expected to have a balance between some important duties namely teaching, research, service to the Institute, outreach activities and internationalization. As part of the teaching duties, you are required to disseminate and impart fundamental and applied knowledge to students and assist the students in their learning process and applying the knowledge. You are also expected to follow developments in your area, so that your expertise and knowledge always remains updated. Research is very important component of academic activity for a faculty member here. IIT Indore places very strong emphasis on inter-disciplinary research focusing on the fundamental and applied research and innovation, technology development which should lead to patents, high-quality publications. A key competency of IIT Indore is the research-driven academic programme which form core component of the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Each faculty member of IIT Indore is expected to use her/his expertize and experience to actively participate in generating internal and external financial support and resources through their sponsored research and consultancy projects, offering industry-oriented courses for the working professionals and defence forces, and doing various outreach activities to disseminate the knowledge and technology to different sections of the society. The Institute has a Research and Development office which is headed by the Dean. As a faculty member at IIT Indore, you are expected to assist the Institute through internal committees and advisory boards, mentoring and advising students, and assuming full/part-time administrative appointments. In some cases, you may also be required to assume term appointments as mid-level or senior level institutional administrators. Very high Academic integrity and standard, inclusiveness, equal opportunities, transparency, academic ethics, responsiveness, and fair practices are the key ingredients of working culture at IIT Indore. At the end, I once again congratulate you for joining as a faculty member here and hope that you have a wonderful, highly rewarding, and extremely satisfying tenure and stay at IIT Indore.