he IIT Alumni Impact Study is an unprecedented effort launched by PanIIT. Its goals are to take stock of contributions made by IITians over the last 50 years across professions and across geographies, and to create a fact-base for mobilising the IITs and IITians to dialogue on how we can do even more, individually and collectively.
The global web-based survey attempts to map the impact of IITians on the global economy across impact areas such as entrepreneurship, scientific and technological achievement, as well as social transformation, research, educational and leadership contributions.
5,000 IITians take part in web-based survey
Nearly 5,000 IITians have taken part in the survey that was launched on September 22, 2008. Initial analysis of the data from the survey reveals the following:
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