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    • Ranked prominently in different categories of The Week, an Indian news magazine founded in 1982 and published by The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd:
      - 1st in South Zone
      - 2nd in All India
    • Ranked 11th in Outlook’s annual ranking of India’s top 23 Technical Universities in 2020.
    • Ranked AAAA+ (Outstanding) in All India Technical Colleges.
    • Ranked the 9th best university in India by a survey conducted by India Today. The ranking criteria is based on PG programs offered in three categories: General (Government and Private), Technical and Medical/Law.
    • Ranked prominently in different categories of The Week, an Indian news magazine founded in 1982 and published by The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd.
      - 3rd Best Private and Deemed Technical University in India
      - 2nd Private and Deemed Technical Universities, South Zone
      - 18th Top Technical Universities (All India), includes both Government and Private Universities.
      - 7th Technical Universities, South Zone.
    • Ranked 11th among 373 institutions in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA-2020) Rankings in the self-finance universities category.
    • Dataquest's T-School Survey 2020 has ranked IIITH among the top 3 institutions in India and top 1 in South Zone. This annual survey evaluates the performance of Tech schools in the country based on four parameters (commonly known as the PACE scale): Placements (40%), Academic Environment (30%), Campus and Infrastructure (Physical and Digital) (15%), Engagement and Outreach (15%).
    • Education World’s annual survey ranks IIITH number 1 in key parameters including faculty competence, curriculum and pedagogy, industry interface, and placements record.
    • Higher Education Digest, an independent information portal, which gives annual recognition for engineering colleges across the country, has shortlisted IIIT Hyderabad for 50 Must Watch Engineering Colleges in India 2020 under Higher Education Sector.
    • Large research groups in cutting-edge areas
    • Fully residential N-PPP autonomous deemed university
    • Multiple industry research engagements
    • Only Indian Turing awardee Prof Raj Reddy chairman of IIITH's governing council since its inception in 1998
    • Recognised by UGC, approved by AICTE, accredited by NAAC (Grade A)
    • First IIIT to be setup in India
    • 20+ domain and applied research centres
    • Top Ranking in Asia for AI and Robotics research
    • 21 years of research-led education
    • Large campus in Hyderabad’s bustling IT corridor
    • 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 October, 2020