The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad is a public engineering and research institution located in Sangareddy district, Telangana, India. IITH is known for its academic strength, research, publications and proximity to IT and industrial hubs. IIT Hyderabad offers B.Tech degrees in ten disciplines of engineering, B. Des degree in design, M. Sc degrees in science, M.Tech degrees in ten disciplines of engineering, M. Des degree in design, M. Phil degree in liberal arts, and Ph. D across all disciplines in engineering, sciences and liberal arts. At the institute, every semester, undergraduate students have the option to take courses in liberal arts and creative arts such macroeconomics, introductory psychology, introduction to the Japanese, French, or German language, introduction to carnatic or western classical music, theater, pottery and ceramics and Madhubani painting. It uses a Fractal Academic System, involving continuous evaluation of students, and more choices on subject they want to pursue outside their core area.