Established in 1999, as a center of excellence in Information Technology and allied areas. Institute was conferred the Deemed University status by Govt. of India in the year 2000.
With an enduring dedication to the pursuit of excellence, IIIT-A offers unparalleled students experiences across a broad spectrum of academic environment.
IIIT-A's administrative office deals with the diverse range of issues including human resource, financial activities, research administration and student affairs.
The range of research activities at IIIT-A is broad and deep. IIIT-A scholars conduct in research in variety of fields and seek to expand human knowledge through innovation and insight.
Our students have been selected on an all India basis and are the top 0.5% of the nation's talent pool. The students are mosaic of innovation, brilliance and sincerity with a zeal for making their mark in the world.
Living and learning are intimately interwined at IIIT-A. Extra-curricular programmes, organizations, performances, forums and athletics beckon students, faculty and staff as well as neighbours from the communities around us.
The Boys Hostel of IIIT-Allahabad Campus consisting of BH1, BH2, BH3, BH4 and BH5 situated across the road from the main campus. It provides a vibrant atmosphere to students and research scholars of the campus with a residential capacity for about 1850 inmates. The fully centralized air conditioned mess in each of the hostel caters the comfort while dining requirements for the inmates.
Recreational facilities include provision for sports such as Volleyball, Badminton, Table tennis etcetera and are complimented with gymnasium, common TV rooms. These facilities provide sufficient avenues for students to relax during the demanding academic activities.
IIIT Allahabad also provides hostel facility with a homely environment to about 500 girl's student of the institute. It consists of three hostels GH1, GH2, GH3 constituting separate air conditioned mess and gym facilities with a 24hrs guidance of caretakers.
Further, the students can access the facility of the basketball court, badminton court in front of the Girls'Hostel -1. Wardens visit the hostel regularly to monitor and ensure the proper functioning of the hostels and the comfort of the students. Major discussions and activities among the students can be carried out in the common room. Timings are strictly adhered to for the incoming and outgoing of the students for their safety and regular attendance is taken by the caretaker. Different festivals and cultural events are celebrated together within the hostel campus in a very friendly and homely atmosphere.
Night canteens within the boys and girls hostel premises facilitate the dietary requirements of the students after the normal dining hours – especially when the students are busy burning the midnight oil.