Founded as the first IIIT in India and as a not-for-profit public-private partnership (N-PPP) in 1998, the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH) is a self-governing body, which has developed strong research programmes in various fields, with prominence in technology and applied research for the Industrial applications and the society. In Sept 2011, IITH was certified as Grade A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Positioned among the main 6 Universities in South Asia in October 2009, according to the research papers on the Internet, in a review held every 3 years, by Cybermetric Lab, Spain’s biggest open examination organization.
The organization encourages integrative research and a consistent progression of information. A few incredibly famous organizations and institutes hold a good place in IIITH’s research portfolio. It has built up different collaborations and co-development models with industry and global organizations. Its creative educational program permits students the adaptability of choosing their programs and projects. Apart from scholastics, the organization furnishes students with a complete domain that advances craftsmanship and culture, sports, cultural commitments, and self-administration. Indeed, even college students get the chance to partake in progressing research and technology development. Subsequently, an energetic undergrad program exists together alongside a solid postgraduate program.
This Institute is numbered persistently among the top 10 generally and among the top 5 on placement, amongst all Engineering institutes, including the IITs, for a long time, since 2006, according to the surveys done by Dataquest.
The Institute offers academic courses, at undergrad and postgraduate levels, which urges students to exceed expectations in course work as well as complete research in the chosen specialization. The programs in which students can be admitted are B.Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D., Master of Science by Research, M.Phil. in Computational Linguistics (CL) for MA students, Dual Degree programme (B.Tech. and Master of Science by Research), Part-time Programmes and MSIT Programmes.
Alumni of IIIT-H are placed in ICT research, product designing, and development in top-level IT companies across the world.
This Institute focuses more on research centers and labs. Each lab focuses on a wide problem area and unites specialists having different skillsets and backgrounds to work on specific areas of the bigger problem, continually pushing the science to the following level.
Anshuman Singh and Abhimanyu Saxena, co-founders of InterviewBit and Scaler Academy obtained their B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering in 2010 from the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. Vikram Gundeti, principal engineer at Amazon in Seattle has a B.Tech. in Computer science from IIIT-H. Rahul Saladi who completed his B.Tech. and M.S. in Computer Science from IIIT-H during 2004-2011 is an Assistant Professor at IISc, Bangalore. Sriram Venkatapathy who came to IIIT-H in 1999 for obtaining a B.Tech. degree stayed back for 10 years, is an acclaimed researcher with more than 8 patents to his name. Santosh Kumar Nanduru, the managing director of his own construction company, graduated from IIIT-H in 2009. Kiran Tharanath, Director of NextGen Sales and Strategy at Samsung Electronics in Seoul graduated with B.Tech.(Hons.) in 2007 from IIT-H.