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Terms of Use

The use of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (also referred to as IIT Madras or IITM) web portal is governed by the following terms and conditions.

IIT Madras may change the Terms and Conditions of Use of this web portal. The revised Terms and Conditions will be posted here.


This web portal is designed, developed and maintained by IIT Madras to disseminate information to IITM stakeholders and the public in general. All information on this web portal has been obtained by IIT Madras from sources believed by it to be accurate and reliable. Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and authenticity of the content on this web portal, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In case of any ambiguity or doubt, users are advised to verify/check with the Institute, its departments and/or other source(s), and obtain professional advice. 

Information about any individual or entity obtained from this portal cannot be used for any purpose without the due approval of IIT Madras and the individual concerned. Users of this web portal will maintain full responsibility of his/her actions when using the information contained within this web portal.

Being a dynamic portal, the contents of this web portal are subject to periodic update and revision without any prior notice from IIT Madras. IIT Madras reserves the right to make changes to all technical aspects of this web portal including but not limited to the navigation, design, architecture, functionalities, platform and any other technical aspect of this web portal without prior notice.

Links on this web portal

The information posted on this web portal could include hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by third parties over whom IIT Madras has no control or connection. IITM is providing these links and pointers solely for the users’ information and convenience. 

When a user selects a link to an outside web portal, he/she is leaving the IITM web portal and is subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside web portals. IITM does not guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times, or cannot authorise the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked web portals. IITM does not guarantee the availability or accuracy of such linked pages at all times. 

IITM does not guarantee that linked web portals comply with Indian Government Web Guidelines.

Site Security

This web portal has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information. However, due to the nature of Internet communications, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure.

For web portal security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, IIT Madras uses commercial software programs to monitor network traffic. This is to help identify Unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about the Terms of Use, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web portal, you may contact the Institute using the details provided in Contact page.