The true measure of a university’s greatness can be found in the achievements of its alumni. The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad is known to develop creative, caring and competent leaders of character and excellence. The distinguished accomplishments of IIIT Hyderabad's alumni across various fields are a testament to the institute's commitment to fostering innovation, integrity, and a drive for societal impact.


Alumni Awards

A vast number of the institute’s former students have gained unique distinction through success in their professions, service to the university and contribution to their communities. In 2023, IIIT-H established Alumni Awards in several categories, to recognise outstanding alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professional careers, or in service to the institute or society while also serving as a leader and role model to others. This is the highest honour bestowed upon a former student of IIIT-H by the institute.

Alumni Award categories:
  • Alumni Achiever Award
  • Outstanding Service Award
Important Dates
  • Nominations for the year 2024 will be accepted from June 20 through July 15.
  • Each candidate is carefully assessed to determine the degree to which he/she fulfils each of the requirements according to the criteria established.
  • Announcements will be made by August 2nd. The awards will be awarded on Sept 2nd 2024.

Criteria For Nomination

Alumni Achiever Award

This award recognizes the valuable contributions to their professions or communities, reflecting the institute's legacy of excellence. Their outstanding accomplishments serve as a testament to the values and aspirations of the institute, inspiring future generations to pursue excellence and make a positive impact in their respective fields.


  • The awardee must be an Alumnus /Alumna of the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad with alumni status of 5+ years.

  • Professional Achievement - Must have a strong history of engagement in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. The recipient attained prominence through their efforts in commerce, industry, technology, agriculture, the arts, education, government, or other worthy endeavours that form a record of impressive accomplishment


    Service to Society / Nation - Contribute time and energy to improve the quality of life for others, in the community or in service to the nation. The recipient exhibits a demonstrated commitment to service through their professional (police/military/navy/Airforce/administrative services in the government) or volunteer efforts.

Outstanding Service Award

This award recognises the valuable contributions the alumni make to the institute or the alumni network through their continuous engagement and support of its various activities. It honours their ‘going above and beyond’ to exemplify the mission and values of the institute and their commitment to the progress of IIIT-H and its alumni network.


  • The awardee must be an Alumnus /Alumna of the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad with alumni status of 5+ years.

  • Demonstrate a strong engagement, passion and outspoken advocacy for the institute’s development or alumni network. The recipient’s deeds and actions reflect the importance of their educational training, pride in their alma mater, and loyalty to IIIT-H, as demonstrated through their interest in and support of the university and alumni network.

Rules and Procedure to Nominate

  • The Nominee must be an Alumnus /Alumna of the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad with alumni status of 5+ years.
  • Self-nomination is not allowed.
  • Winners of the award in a particular category in the past years cannot be nominated for the same category again, but can be nominated for a different category.
  • 2023 Alumni Awards for Outstanding Service
  • The Proposer or Nominator must be faculty/ ex faculty/ staff/ ex- staff of IIIT-H, associated 5+ years with the institute, or alumni of IIIT-H with 5+ years of alumni status.
  • A nominator can propose up to 5 alumni per award category.
  • Nominations will be held for each individual for three years unless updated and renewed by the original or another appropriate nominator for consideration in a subsequent year.
  • The online nomination form shall be completed in all aspects and with necessary supporting documents.
  • The completed nomination forms shall be submitted before the due date as mentioned in the form. Nominations received after the due date and time, will not be considered.
  • The Alumni Awards Committee will assess and select the awardees. The decision of the Committee is Final and binding.
  • The Awardees will be notified by email and the names will also be published in alumni/ institute portal.
  • For any clarifications, supporting information such as batch year, degree etc. of nominee, please email:

To nominate please click on the nomination form