Quick Facts

  • An ICT Research University, founded in 1998, under the not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) model.
  • Accredited at Grade A by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) in Sept 2011.
  • Mission: To contribute to transforming industry and society, by delivering research led education, promoting innovation, and fostering human values.
  • Ranked amongst the top 6 among Universities in South Asia, in terms of research papers on the Internet, in a survey held every three years, by Cybermetric Lab, Spain’s largest public research institution. (Oct 2009)
  • Ranked in the top 5 overall and #1 in campus placement, among all technology schools in the country, including the IITs, by Dataquest, India’s leading IT publication, in 2011.
  • Figured consistently among top 10 overall and among top 5 on placement, among all engineering colleges in India, including the IITs, for 6 years, since 2006, in surveys by Dataquest.
  • Recommended as a premier research institution in India by the US’ National Science Foundation (NSF) for US graduate students to take up research fellowships and short-term research programs. (June 2009)
  • Named among 25 Extraordinary Individuals and Institutions that have transformed education in India, by theIndia Today, India’s leading news magazine. (July 27, 2009)
  • Offers research-led curricula even for undergraduate programs. As a result, students get to do a large number of projects and acquire deep research orientation and innovative mindset.
  • In the eight years since postgraduate research programs were rolled out, around 250 MS by Research students and 17 PhD scholars, in CSE and ECE disciplines, have graduated.
  • Has over 240 MS by Research students and 115 PhD scholars currently enrolled in CSE and ECE.
  • Hosts the largest academic research groups in the country working in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Information Extraction (IE), Speech, and Computer Vision.
  • Is organized as a cluster of 24 research laboratories and centers – not as departments, unlike other Universities.
  • All programs, undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral, are fully residential.
  • Nine of every 10 IIIT-H alumni work in ICT research, product architecture, design, or development, at top notch information technology companies, world wide.
  • Is committed to the advancement of research and education in the below technologies and domains.

Page last updated on 8th April, 2015