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The International Institute of Information Technology(IIIT)

The International Institute of Information Technology (formerly Indian Institute of Information Technology), Hyderabad is an autonomous, self-supporting institution started in 1998 with seed support from the Government of Andhra Pradesh. A major goal of IIIT is to impart a uniquely broad and interdisciplinary IT education of the highest academic quality. This is achieved through an integrated curriculum that consists of a highly diverse set of IT courses, interdisciplinary IT research projects, day-to-day interaction with industry, preparation in entrepreneurship and personality development courses.

 he Indian Institute of Information Technology) (IIIT) was set up with the aim of pooling the strength and resources of the best companies with facilitation and support of the government. The institute is designed to play the role that Stanford University plays in the Silicon Valley.

Research centres aim at developing IT for specific problems provide students with opportunities for involvement in IT problem solving and innovation. Major national and international IT companies are actively involved in IIIT's academic programmes through their corporate schools on the campus. These include IBM,Signal Tree, Motorola, Oracle and Satyam.

Located in Hyderabad, the future Silicon Valley of India, the Institute combines the freedom of an academic institution with the strength of the corporate sector. It enjoys the locational advantage of being close to the HI-TEC City (a centre housing software development centres of companies like Microsoft, Oracle, Motorola, Infosys and GE Capital) and the presence of IT majors from across the globe right on the campus through their schools and research centres.

The Institute is fully residential and is situated on a clean and green campus of sixty-two acres. The academic buildings house the research centres, corporate schools, library, lecture halls, tutorial rooms, computer and electronics laboratories and offices of the faculty and administration. B.Tech. first year students are provided sharing accommodation in the hostel. All other students are provided with individual rooms. The hostels have wireless Internet access. In addition there are 50 executive rooms and an air conditioned guest house.

The institute has a wireless campus.


The Institute selects students for the Undergraduate Programmes through the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). Selections for the Postgraduate Programmes are based on an all India entrance examination conducted by IIIT in several major cities in the country in May and the application deadline is in February/March. Applications for the research programmes are considered round the year. The following is the list of programmes running in the Institute at present:

Undergraduate Programmes

  • B. Tech in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)
  • B. Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • 5-year dual-degree programmes leading to B.Tech and MS by Research in CSE/ECE.

Post-graduate Programmes

M.Tech Programmes

  • M. Tech Programme in CSE:
  • M. Tech in VLSI & Embedded Systems
  • M. Tech in Computer Science and Information Security.
  • M . Tech in Computer Aided Structural Engineering:
  • M. Tech in IT-Building Science:
  • PG Programmes in BioInformatics:
  • MTech in Computational Linguistics:

It also offers other research-oriented postgraduate programme.

Contact Address:
Chairman, Admissions (CEH)
International Institute of Information Technology
Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500 032, AP
Phone : +91-40-2300 1967, 2300 1969
Fax : +91-40-2300 1413


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