IC & SR Halls
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai -600 036
Direction to IC &SR:
The ICSR (Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research) building is located on the right as soon as you enter Alumni Avenue. The nearest landmarks on campus are the Gajendra Circle (GC), which is about 10 meters away and the Administration Building, located opposite ICSR.
Reaching from IIT Main Gate (Adyar Gate) or IIT Velachery Gate
IIT Madras has four entry gates, two of which, namely, the Adyar and Velachery Gates are frequently used by visitors / non-campus staff. The Adyar Gate is the only gate through which four-wheelers can enter the campus. If you are coming by a vehicle from Adyar Gate, take either the Delhi Avenue or the Bonn Avenue to reach Gajendra Circle and enter the Alumni Avenue. ICSR building is to the right. From Velachery Gate, take the only road that is available and follow straight onto the Alumni Avenue and ICSR Building is to your left, just before you reach GC.
Alternatively, you can take the Campus Bus (free ride!) from any of these gates and get off at the ICSR stop.
Reaching from Chennai Central / Egmore Railway Station
Chennai has two inter-city railway stations, Chennai Central and Egmore Stations. Each of these stations is approximately 13 kms. from ICSR Building. Take a cab (pre-paid or app-based) to ICSR Building or the IIT Main Gate and follow above instructions. Taxi should cost anywhere between Rs. 250 to Rs. 375/- depending on the time of the day and the type of taxi.
If you wish to take the MRTS (Metro Rapid Transit System), board the train at Chennai Park (use the subway) for MRTS (caution: there exists another Park Station for local trains) going towards Velachery. Alight at Kasturba Nagar railway station and walk 8 mins. to IIT Madras Main gate.
Reaching from Chennai Airport (International / Domestic)
Chennai Airport is located within a convenient distance from IIT Madras. Both the international and domestic terminals are at the same location.Take either the pre-paid taxi or a cab using your favourite app. The distance is approx. 11 kms. and the cost should be anywhere between Rs. 250/- to Rs. 450/- depending on the time of the day and the type of taxi.