The Institute encourages its faculty, scientists, technicians and students to interact with industries in all possible ways with the spirit of deriving mutual benefit. The major modes of interaction are listed below:
• Professional consultancy by the faculty members to industries. • Industrial testing by faculty members & technicians at site or in laboratory. • Joint research programmes and field studies by faculty members and people from industries. • Visits of faculty members to industries for study and discussion or delivering lectures on subjects of mutual interest. • Visits of industry executives and practising engineers to the Institute for seeing research work and laboratories, discussions and delivering lectures on industrial practices, trends and experiences. • Memoranda of Understanding between the Institute and industries to bring the two sides emotionally and strategically closer. • Human resource development programmes by the faculty members for practising engineers. • Corporate Lecture Series,Workshops, conferences and symposia with joint participation of the faculty members and the industries. • Participation of experts from industries in curriculum development. • Collaborative degree programmes. • B.Tech. and M.Tech. projects/dissertation work in industries under joint guidance of the faculty members and experts from industries. • Practising engineers taking up part-time M.Tech./Ph.D. program at IIT Roorkee. • Short-term assignment to faculty members in industries. • Visiting faculty members /professors from industries. • Professorial Chairs sponsored by industries at the Institute. • R&D Laboratories sponsored by industries at the Institute. • Scholarships/fellowships instituted by industries at the Institute for students. • Practical training of students in industries.