IIIT Bangalore: 24 Years of Excellence in IT Education
The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB), a deemed to be University, was established in 1998 with a vision to contribute to the IT world through education and research, entrepreneurship and innovation.
The autonomous institute has consistently been at the forefront of IT education and innovation. More than 3,500 students have graduated from the institute since its inception, and serve in over 100 well-known IT product and services companies. The institute alumni have also founded more than 50 enterprises. It follows a broad academic philosophy with the 3-tier approach of programme, course and teaching.
The institute attracts students from all over India and abroad and has the unique distinction of selecting 100% students on merit from across the country and abroad, pushing up the level of discourse and peer group at the institute. It has a unique positioning as a leading technology institute with its interdisciplinary courses which crisscross information technology and social sciences being pursued by students from diverse academic backgrounds. The MSc Digital Society course of the institute is the first of its kind in the country.
Intersecting technology and society, IIITB has grown in stature to become an institution of considerable repute with its unique model of education, research, and industry interaction. It works in partnership with the corporate sector while retaining the freedom of an academic institution. Inspired by other renowned institutions, it strives to emulate an academic culture that is on par with the best international institutions.
The institute has been ranked 76th in the Engineering category in the country in National Institutional Ranking Framework 2021 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.
The institute is a registered not-for-profit society supported jointly by the Government of Karnataka and the IT industry.
To build on the track record set by India in general and Bangalore in particular, to enable India to play a key role in the global IT scene through a world-class institute with a focus on education and research, entrepreneurship and innovation.
Research is the driving force at IIITB which has 3 key research centres and multiple labs managed by a world-class faculty. Each research lab has its own custom infrastructure to suit its research agenda. Research on the campus is showcased through different forums throughout the year such as IIITB Rise, IIITB Samvad talk series, conferences, presentations and publications.