IIT Palakkad is committed to providing a comprehensive education to its students. An intense orientation program, with a variety of student centric activities including talks and lectures by eminent people, remedial courses for language, life skills program, outbound training, cultural and sports events, sets the stage. With a well thought of set of core courses, the curriculum in IIT Pkd emphasises on laying a firm foundation in each discipline . At the same time, the choices of many elective courses, going across disciplines, broaden the students’ knowledge base.
IIT Palakkad aims to become a premier technological institute in India by setting a unique foundation with three strong pillars – A well-balanced curriculum that provides equal space to classroom theory and practical hands-on training for connecting with real-world engineering applications, a translational research culture supported by applied research and innovation that helps to find technological solutions to societal needs, and a conducive working environment with strong interaction and bonding among students, faculty and staff, that catalyses the progress of the institute.