Raftar is a team of 40+ students from different disciplines in IIT Madras with a shared passion for automotive engineering and motorsports. Every year, the team takes up the challenge of building a swift Formula Student race car and works to become the most competent and cohesive team of engineers in the nation. Working at the Centre For Innovation, IIT Madras, Raftar aims to become a globally competitive team and promote the Formula Student culture in India. With a flair for technical finesse and innovation, we strive for continuous technological advancement and competitive glory at Formula Student events around the world.
ABOUT IIT MADRAS
IIT Madras is a National Institute of Eminence founded to fix the fundamental problem that the Indian education system was facing - the gap between theoretical learning and practical experience. Since obtaining its charter from the Parliament of India in 1961, it has established itself as a premier center of research, consultancy, and technological development and has strived to bridge the gap by bringing harmony to the worlds of theory and practice.
IITM's focus has been on the advancement of knowledge through education and research in both Pure and Applied Science, Engineering, Social Science, and Humanities. IITM has emerged as a market leader in the unique space of leveraging technology to drive social impact through its CSR collaborations. With 140+ CSR partners and CSR projects worth Rs. 200+ crores in the past few years, the Institute has been pioneering technology-driven advancement.