Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is implementing of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The institute is going to launch Bachelor of Design (BDes) for 2022-23 session and BTech in design for 2025-26 session. It is also considering introducing an MTech programme in artificial intelligence and data science.

However, IIT Delhi is also starting two new multidisciplinary programmes at the postgraduate level– MTech in Electric Mobility, and Master of Public Policy from 2021-22. Discussions are underway for an MTech programme in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

As per the sources, Institute has started new schools, departments, and centers at the institute with multi-disciplinary teaching and research programmes that follow the broad objectives of the NEP 2020. New departments such as ‘Department of Energy Science and Engineering And ‘Optics and Photonics Centre’ have been established in the institution which will focus on postgraduate programmes including special programs for industry professionals.

As per Professor V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delh; As an Institute of Eminence, IIT Delhi is fully cognizant of its role in the timely and proper execution of educational policies. The Institute is carefully examining the structure and nature of its existing programs, which could provide a strong foundation for introducing the NEP 2020 directives. Over the last many months, a committee for the implementation of NEP 2020 has carefully considered all Higher Education-related guidelines. Currently, feedback on the committee’s report is being sought from all academic units for further deliberations”.


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