IIT Delhi is situated at Hauz Khas in South Delhi, which is a landmark place in the colourful and chequered history of Delhi. Well connected to the major city centres by open and wide roads, the Institute campus is about 19 Km. away from the Delhi Main Railway Station, 14 Km. from the New Delhi Railway Station, 21 Km. from the Inter-State Bus Terminal and 10 Km. from Delhi Airport.
The campus of the Institute extends to an area of 320 acres. The campus area has been divided into four functional zones :
(i) Residential zone for students
(ii) Residential zone for the faculty and staff
(iii) Academic zone for academic buildings and workshops
(iv) Cultural-cum-social and recreational zone for students.
The main academic building accommodates various teaching and research activities. Though each department is a separate entity with a courtyard around, all the departments constitute an integrated complex. The campus also offers amenities like staff club, hospital, shopping centre, bank, post office, telecom centre, community centre, stadium, playing fields, etc.
The Students Activities Centre provides all facilities for students' extra-curricular and physical development. The central double-storeyed recreation block with a swimming pool and a gymnasium hall offers amenities such as squash courts, hobbies workshops, seminar rooms, music rooms and other multipurpose rooms for reading and indoor games.