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Champion the Technology Leaders of Tomorrow

The joys and challenges of being an IIT Madras student are close to our hearts. A world-class, well-rounded and affordable education in a rich academic environment has been the launching pad for our careers today.

As alumni, we have the unique opportunity to support and shape the next generation of technology leaders at our alma mater as they blaze their new trails.

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Champion the Technology Leaders of <em>Tomorrow</em>

Annual Giving

Help us meet our goal of raising $7M in 2023. Read about the different gift options available and the impact of your donations.

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Invest in the Future

Learn more about the initiatives we have launched to support faculty and scholars in pursuing cutting-edge research, and catalyze the careers of future engineers.

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Be Part of a Community

Join our supportive global network, and help forge the way forward for the world's next leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to raise a $100 million in endowment to continue propelling IIT Madras as a world-class research institution and Global Top 50 Institute.

For over 60 years, IIT Madras has transformed the lives of thousands of students like you. With your help, we can give back to our roots and support those who now walk in our footsteps.

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How Your Generosity Benefits IIT Madras

Every dollar you donate benefits the innovative initiatives at IIT Madras. Your gift supports programs that enrich teaching, research, leadership, entrepreneurship, sustainability and more.

Giving Opportunities

Women Leading IITM

Today, women only make up about one-third of the tech industry. But as the tide begins to turn for the better, IIT Madras is proud to lead the way. The Women Leading IITM initiative elevates women students and faculty to embrace where they truly belong: positions of power.

Merit Based Scholarships

Every day, we witness greatness in the students at IIT Madras. They come from all corners of India, each with a unique story of academic excellence against the odds. Your generous gift provides merit-based scholarships for disadvantaged students, ensuring that financial need does not stand in the way of their ambitions.

Innovation & Research

Your donation supports researchers at IIT Madras who are pushing the boundaries of knowledge to meet the needs of today's world. Their cutting-edge findings are innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. From revolutionary battery technology to innovative solid waste combustors, the discoveries emerging from IIT Madras are propelling technology forward.

Together, we create meaningful change

Your donations have enabled us to invest in critical infrastructure, provide young faculty a running start on their research, help scholars collaborate with world-class peers and support students on their professional and entrepreneurial dreams.

2021 Impact Report

“We believe that it’s not just the money, but the flexibility that it allows the institute to raise IIT Madras to the top echelon of universities everywhere.”

Vijay Ullal | Class of ‘80

“IIT Madras has the opportunity to be not only the premier university in India but a top global university.”

Anand Rajaraman | Class of ‘93

"I would like to thank WLIITM for granting me this award. It has motivated and supported me to work beyond my horizons."

Banuvathy R. | Ph.D Scholar, Applied Mechanics

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Generosity that fuels change

Leave a legacy that elevates the future generations of IIT Madras.

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