IIT Madras Tops in Industrial Consultancy Projects
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has been going all out to promote a collaborative environment between industry and academia, a move that has helped it bag a significantly higher number of industrial consultancy projects.
According to National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) -2017 data shared by IIT Madras, the institute leads among the top five IITs in terms of both industrial consultancy projects as well as earnings through that route. In 2015-16, IIT Madras had 737 projects from 383 clients and received Rs 63.15 crore through industrial consultancy earnings. The number of consultancy projects increased 26% compared to that in the previous year.