Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
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.The Institute has been conceived with the ambitious objectives of developing professional expertise and skilled manpower in Information Technology (IT) and related areas.As an apex nucleating institute in the area of IT, the establishment of IIIT-A, is a major step of Govt. of India towards strengthening the indigenous capability necessary for exploiting profitably and harnessing multi-dimensional facets of IT at all levels, and attaining expertise to enable the country to emerge as a leading player in the global arena
The beautiful 100 acre campus, situated at Deoghat, Jhalwa, designed meticulously on the Penrose Geometry pattern, is being further topped by fine landscaping to give an all round soothing effect to create a stimulating environment.
The campus is envisaged to be a fully residential one, with all its faculty, staff and students housed in different pockets. All academic and residential areas are connected to the Institute network.
- B. Tech (Information Technology)
- B. Tech (Electronic & Communication)
- M. Tech (Information Technology)
- M. Tech (Electronics Engineering)
- Integrated M. Tech (Robotics)
- Integrated M. Tech (Stem Cell Engineering)
- MBA (Information Technology)
- Ph.D. (Information Technology & Management)
Achievements in Research:
The Institute facilitates high quality research through collaboration with premier National & International research organization of repute such as:
Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh), California University (Riverside, USA), State University of New York, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA),Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (Korea), Canberra University (Australia), EPFL Louisiana and ETZ Zurich (Switzerland), Aalborg University (Denmark), Purvanchal University (Nepal), Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (Ghana), University of Michigan (USA), University of Kaiserslautern (Germany), Caledonian College of Engineering (Muscat, Oman), Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia), Erasmus Medical University (Rotterdam, Netherlands), University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Rome, Italy), University of Abertay Dundee (Scotland, U.K) for global exposure.
IIITA has a well established network infrastructure both for the local (LAN) as well as access to the internet. It is a medium-size network and approximately consists of 2000 nodes. The internal design is powered by providing dedicated wired as well as shared wireless network to every node in the campus. The network spans through every building on the campus using optical cables where high quality equipments (including layer 3 managed switches) have been installed ensuring a high speed intranet access during all hours of the day. The internet is facilitated by a dedicated link from National Informatics Center of 250Mbps bandwidth including a redundant wireless link of 10Mbps to ensure connectivity in case of technical breakdown. A centralized server room in the lecture theater monitors all network behaviour and facilitates distribution of the secure network to the entire campus
The IIIT-A central library has a repository of more than 50000 books concerning myriad disciplines of study such as pure and applied sciences, computer science, information technology, electronics and communication technology, information security and management. It can accommodate up to 150 students at a time.
The e-media section of the library has 50 computer systems and is largely meant for facilitating e-reading amongst the students. A collection of more than 2000 CDs equipped with drivers, tools and recorded lectures aim at enhancing the conceptual understanding of the students on various subjects and topics. It also proves handy for students who prepare for placements.
A healthy mind resides in a healthy body. IIIT-Allahabad provides an excellent physical activities infrastructure for its residents to ensure that academic development is duly supplemented by sufficient physical development as well.
A well maintained football ground – complete with spectator stands serves as the principal venue for most of the sports events organized by “Spirit” – the sports club of IIIT-Allahabad. A duly marked athletic track circumscribing the ground serves to provide for a safe track for not only the athletic events – but the early morning joggers as well.
The health center of the institute is a 24×7 functional body that provides OPD care and first aid facilities for the residents where prompt treatment for ailments and small wounds can be availed.
A multi-bed hospital meant for admitting students with greater illness is also maintained. Facilities like ECG and Pathology for basic routine tests on weekdays are also available and can be availed as per need.
The Medical Claim and Accidental Insurance Policy (MCAIP) ensure timely hospitalization and the best of treatments available for the students. An ambulance meant for transporting patients from institute to Nazareth Hospital and SRN Hospital in case of major illness or emergency is available round the clock. Homeopathic treatment is available on selected days.
The Boys Hostel Campus consisting of BH1, BH2, BH3 and BH4, situated across the road from the main campus, is a vibrant place allotted to the present students and research scholars of the campus. With a residential capacity exceeding 800 and a new hostel BH5 coming up and soon to be operational, the boys hostel campus is the perfect place to be at peace and rest or to put in more of one’s strength and energy when not involved elsewhere in some other pursuit of life which may not include academics.
IIIT Allahabad provides hostel facility with a homely environment to the lady scholars of the institute. It consists of three hostels GH1, GH2, GH3 constituting separate air conditioned mess and gym facilities with 24hrs guidance of caretakers.
For the all round development, the students can access the facility of basketball court, badminton court. 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. Regular attendance is taken by the caretaker. Ample green cover all around the residential area provides a visually appealing and healthy environment for the residents. Different festivals and cultural events are celebrated together within the hostel campus in a very friendly and homely atmosphere.
- Mess in Hostels
- Old Canteen
- Night Canteen in Hostels
Invitations are sent to the company/organization with relevant information by the placement office starting from August. After confirmations from the company/organization the office arranges pre-placement talk. The company conducts its selection process and shortlists students for the interviews following which the final results are announced. Companies also offer Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) to students who have worked on summer projects with them. This PPO must be given at least a week before the placement procedure starts and the student has the option of either accepting the offer or participating in the placement process.
IIIT-Allahabad has a flexible and mutually beneficial Recruitment and Internship program. Students who have been selected as recruits can also be hired as interns and if not be, more interns can be hired apart from recruits.Students can opt for internships of approximately 18 weeks in either a company or university ashering to the following guidelines:
(i) The internship is viewed as a major project in the last semester of B.Tech by the institute and thus the internship project (or industrial project) must be research based or development oriented.
(ii) The company must give a Problem/Project definition on which the selected students will work, which must be approved by the Institute as being suitable.