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.
It is a matter of great pride for IIITians that in three academic rankings published recently, IIIT Allahabad has done excellently. Chronologically, the first of these was the 'QS University Rankings BRICS 2014', this ranks universities in the BRICS countries, namely, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The ranking was made public on 18 June, please see www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/brics-rankings/2014.
In this ranking, IIIT Allahabad was ranked 109, our ranking in India was 16. Then came the India Today ranking, where got the 25th rank in the list of India's top engineering institutes. Most recent is the Outlook ranking which places us at the 17th position among India's Top 75 Engineering Colleges.
It is a matter of honor for the IIIT-A family as India Today, India's leading magazine has ranked IIIT Allahabad among the Top 10 Engineering Institutes of India.
It has been ranked 8th after the seven IIT's. The most important fact to be considered is that IIIT-A is the youngest institute to be included in India Today's top 10 ranking. It was established just 14 years ago in 1999.
Last year also IIIT Allahabad was ranked 11th by Nasscom-Dataquest ranking and was ranked 4th by the same in Placements. It is a matter of fact that IIIT-A has one of the best placements in India as many of the leading companies of the world visit the campus for placements.
IIIT-A students have made their mark in every field related to Computer Science and Information Technology.
It has produced one of the best programmers from India with one of the IIIT-A teams representing India in the World Finals of the 30th ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.
Even this year there are a number of achievements to be counted latest being a IIIT-A team winning third prize at Microsoft Imagine Cup Software Design Contest.
Still there is a lot to go, as the aim of all the members of IIIT Allahabad is to make it one of the best Institutes all around the Globe.