Situated in the north-west neighbourhood of Pune City and partially surrounded by small hills, IITM is a scenic campus of more than 200 acres of land with extensive lawns and walking areas within the campus and a variety of species of trees, birds and butterflies.
IITM is well-connected to various parts of Pune City. Several other academic institutions such as National Chemical Laboratory and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) are also located near to IITM. IITM campus comprises of office buildings that include workplaces of scientists, administrators and supporting staff, laboratories, library and information services, high-performance computing facilities, research centres etc. in addition to the adjoining residential area for scientists and staff.
IITM is well equipped with facilities to handle international conferences having parallel sessions. The institute has one state-of-the-art auditorium Meghdoot (named after the monsoon poetry masterpiece by the renowned ancient Indian poet Kalidas) that can comfortably accommodate around 500 participants for inaugural session, plenary talks, keynote address, valedictory and panel discussion etc.
Two well-equipped halls -Aaryabhatta and Varahamihir (named after the legendary ancient Indian mathematician and astronomer) can accommodate up to 80 and 120 participants respectively for parallel sessions. Meghdoot auditorium houses two more halls with flat floor where parallel sessions of about 60 participants each can be accommodated. In addition, smaller/informal sessions (about 20 participants) may be organized in the state-of-the-art training rooms in the HPC building. All the above auditorium/halls are equipped with high-quality audio-visual equipment as well as arrangements for poster sessions and exhibition.
The accommodation options are available in three types. The accommodation in the resorts, hotels, guest houses or student homes etc. are available. IITM has a new 10 story house Prithvi, which has 215 single occupancy rooms for students and researchers and 12 guest rooms and has all inhouse facilities such as Canteen, WiFi, Gymnasium, Outdoor area, etc.IITM Flyer | Visit IITM Website