New Girls hostel (Himadri) is constructed.
A distance education PG program in Chemical,
Civil and Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science for the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is started via a video link from the Institute.
With an increase in the number of attendees, the annual Convocation is held over two days for the first time.
Prof. Charusita Chakravarty (Chemistry) is awarded the SSB prize, the first woman faculty so honoured.
IIT Ropar moves to its transit campus at Ropar with IITD faculty continuing to teach some courses there.
The limes Higher Education Supplement (THES)— QS World Universities Rankings places IITD at No. 42 among the top 50 technology universities of the world.
THES— QS World Universities Rankings places IITD at No. 154 position.
Annual Survey of India Today ranks IIT Delhi as No.1 Engineering Institution of India.
Dr Kiran Seth (Mechanical Engineering) is awarded the Padma Shri.
PGM: Otkrist Gupta
DGM: Shagun Gupta
SDS PGM: Debdoot Mukherjee
DAA: Prof. Alex Pothen ('78), Prof. Sharad Malik ('85) & Mr. K. Ananth Krishnan ('85 & '88)