Welcome to Joy of Giving, the fundraising platform of IIT Madras

IIT Madras is on a journey towards global distinction in engineering and science. We aim to place IITM among the 'Top 50' global education and research institutes. We are committed to provide the best possible education and research opportunities for students and to create technology-driven social impact.

Everyone deserves access to quality education and research. Initiatives like scholarships to deserving students and funding cutting-edge research in engineering and science help enable an ‘IITM for All’. We also develop innovative technologies to solve the world's most pressing problems.

Your support can help us achieve our goals. There are many ways to support – including making a gift in honor of a loved one. So do explore the site, visit ‘Alma matters and share your own stories too! Please do write to us, we look forward to hearing from you!

Featured Opportunities

IITM Alums Upgrade the Campus

  • Manohar C Watsa Stadium

    Manohar C Watsa Stadium

    Manohar C Watsa Stadium

    "The Institute's glorious stadium thanks to Shri Prem Watsa, Distingushed Alumnus of IIT Madras and Chairman of Fairfax Financial Holdings, which has been named in honour of his father, the late Manohar C. Watsa. The 400-meter, eight-lane synthetic track also has platforms for the long jump, triple jump, and pole vault."

  • Centre For Innovation

    Centre For Innovation

    Centre For Innovation

    "The Centre for Innovation (CFI) was established in 2008 with seed funding by the class of 1981. The 24x7 Student Lab has now moved to the recently constructed, state-of-the-art Sudha and Shankar Innovation Hub, thanks to our munificent patron, Shri. V. Shankar, Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Madras, founder of CAMS Pvt Ltd."

  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering

    "The generous gift of IIT Madras' Distinguished Alumnus, Mr. Subramonian Shankar, Founder and President, AmZetta Technologies, stands tall: a new three-storey extension to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering."








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A Message
from the Dean


Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula

Department of Applied Mechanics,
Dean, Alumni & Corporate Relations,
IIT Madras.

As an institution, we have grown in the last 64 years, from being a fledgling, primarily undergraduate teaching institution being nurtured by German faculty members, to today, becoming India’s #1 ranked institution across various prestigious national rankings like the NIRF and the AIIRA, housing 10,000+ students 600+ faculty, with active involvement in world-class research.
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Fundraising Efforts

Give for Green

The IIT Madras Green Fund is being established in response to a growing awareness of the need to protect the campus's unique biodiversity. The campus was created from a natural forest (Guindy National Park). The fund supports the conservation needs of flora and fauna on our 630+ acre campus.

Give for Green

A Message
from CEO


Mr. Kaviraj Nair

CEO, Office of Institutional Advancement,
IIT Madras.

The institute has been able to establish itself as India’s continuing leader in academic excellence, innovation and technological expertise, thanks to the growing support of our committed alumni and generous patrons, year after year. We are very proud of our large and vibrant alumni community, the extended family of IIT Madras.
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Testimonials from
our Donors

The only hope for eliminating poverty in India is through technology. It has to be that kind of technology that benefits the people on the ground. I am happy to say that the research already funded by us through R2D2 is bringing real benefits to people with disabilities I wish to congratulate IITM for this initiative.

— Shri T. T. Jagannathan Managing Director, TTK Group of Companies | Alumnus of IIT Madras

Shri T. T. Jagannathan

Donor Spotlight

Shri S. Gopalakrishnan

Chairman Axilor Ventures
Co-founder Infosys

1977/M.Sc/PHY & 1979/MT/CS

Kris Gopalakrishnan

Shri S Gopalakrishnan represents a generation of engineer-scientists who have made India a global player in software industry. After this formative experience, Shri Gopalakrishnan had a fair idea of the shape of things to come… Read more

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Alma Matters

IIT Madras Alumni Revisit Their Roots and Celebrate New Beginnings

19 July 2024

IIT Madras Alumni Revisit Their Roots and Celebrate New Beginnings

It was a day filled with nostalgic reflections. It shared triumphs as esteemed alumni of IIT Madras, Dr. Shivashankar T.S., VP of Operations at INDO MIM Pvt Ltd, and Mr. Sridhara Ramachandran, VP of Aerospace Solutions Group at INDO MIM Pvt Ltd, returned to their alma mater.

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