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 Central Library has a repository of more than 61000 books in various disciplines such as Pure and Applied Sciences, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Security, Bio-informatics, and Management Studies.
The Central Library also subscribes 1956 e-books and 10028 e-journals/databases published by Elsevier-Science Direct, Pearson, McGraw-Hill, IEEE, ACM, Springer, Sage, EBSCO, IOP, Emerald and American Physical Society (APS) etc. These e-resources have IP authenticate multiuser full text access Throughout the campus network.
The library maintains and e-media section equipped with 20 computer terminals which are largely meant for facilitating for e-reading. A collection of more than 2500 CDs as well as video cassettes having drivers/software/tools and recorded lectures aim at enhancing the conceptual understanding of the students on various subjects which also proves handy for students who are preparing for the placements.
Library uses the Open Source Software (OSS) 'Koha for automation of all house-keeping operations as well as services rendered to the users. It has also developed a digital repository using the well known OSS called 'DSpace' for archiving, preserving and disseminating the intellectual output of the institute.
A dedicated team of library professionals ensure timely upkeep and smooth functioning and management of the library. The library opens all seven days a week and encourages the reading and academic endeavors of the students and researchers.(Link to online resources)