Students attend a class at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay campus in Mumbai. - Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal is the latest alumnus of one of the country’s prestigious technical universities. Photo: AFP
Students attend a class at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay campus in Mumbai. - Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal is the latest alumnus of one of the country’s prestigious technical universities. Photo: AFP
India

What’s the secret behind India’s IIT, which produced Twitter chief Parag Agrawal and other tech titans?

  • The Indian Institute of Technology is an elite network of 23 engineering schools which boasts the ‘the most difficult admission exam on the planet’
  • ‘IITians’ include Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai, Adobe’s Shantanu Narayen, Micron Technology’s Nikesh Arora and Sun Microsystems’ Vinod Khosla

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Students attend a class at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay campus in Mumbai. - Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal is the latest alumnus of one of the country’s prestigious technical universities. Photo: AFP
Students attend a class at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay campus in Mumbai. - Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal is the latest alumnus of one of the country’s prestigious technical universities. Photo: AFP
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