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.
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad is our sacred place of learning, where we learn and remain committed to lifelong learning with a focused objective that the outcome of learning is to accomplish notch class performance all through, and everyone who is associated thus should create a niche for him/herself. We stand to ensure Quality in Excellence. We pledge that there shall be ‘Quality in the Show but certainly not Show in the Quality’.
IIIT-Allahabad aims to evolve an integrated ambiance of creative learning, researching for novelties, contributing to the growth of knowledge, mapping the knowledge into innovations, innovations in terms of innovative products, services and also in terms of re-engineering the education process itself, devising the newer tools and sophisticating the skills at higher level. The entire process of learning and researching should simply result in performing actions innovatively in and across the related faculties of Computer Science and Technology, Information Science and Technology, Electronics and Communication Technology, Applied Science and Technology, encompassing humanity. The faculty of Management Studies should add to the value of the glory that the IIIT-A hopes to reach. Commensurate to this, IIIT-A should ensure to contribute in creating a strong second line for the World, for India and also to steer the institution locally; and in turn make the second line to commit itself to the responsibility creating a more powerful follow-up line to perpetuate lifelong learning, innovating and creating the future as infinite ripples.
In brief IIIT-A confirms that an elite academic and research culture shall prevail in the Institute.
Prof. P. Nagabhushan
IIIT - Allahabad