The Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IITM), IIT Mandi is an autonomous premier engineering and technology university located in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh established in February 2009 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2011 as one of the eight new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). IIT Mandi becomes mentored with the help of IIT Roorkee, which hosted the primary batch of college students. IIT Mandis permanent campus is purposeful and beneath production along Uhl River at Kamand, Mandi. The institute admits college students into various B.Tech., M.S, and Ph.D. programs. Timothy A. Gonsalves joined as the first Director of IIT Mandi on 15 January 2010. IIT Mandi like all other Indian Institutes of Technology conducts various programs including bachelors degree in Technology (B.Tech.), postgraduate level programs like Master of Science and Master of Science (Research) further, it also offers a Ph.D. program for research in basics sciences such as chemical sciences, physical sciences as well as in disciplines of engineering. IIT Mandi has collaboration program with many foreign universities such as students from WPI, USA come at IIT Mandi to work with IIT Mandi students on Interdisciplinary Socio-technical Practicum (ISTP) and evaluate the proposed solutions from social, technical, economical, environmental and other aspects.