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Indian Institutes of Infomation Technology (IIITs)
Information Technology is an important tool for development of different areas of knowledge economy. India is emerging as a global player in the field of Information Technology. There has been a steady rise of software and IT sector in India since 1990’s. As the IT industry is expanding rapidly, manpower requirement is growing exponentially. In order to develop manpower for different areas of the knowledge economy, education and training of information technology is a core prerequisite. The Central Government has established four IIITs at Allahabad, Gwalior, Jabalpur and Kanchipuram. These institutions are meant provide undergraduate as well as postgraduate education. The IIIT at Gwalior is for IT in Management. The IIITs at Jabalpur and Kanchipuram are for IT in Design as well as Manufacturing. The 11th Five Year Plan also envisages the establishment of 20 more IIITs in the country in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.
Admissions into undergraduate programmes in IIITs are made through the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE).
List of IIITs
1. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad was established in 1999 and got conferred Deemed-to-be-University Status in 2000. The Institute has Undergraduate Programmes (B. Tech in Information Technology and Electronics & Communication), Postgraduate programmes (M. Tech in Bio-informatics, Intelligent Systems, Wireless Communication & Computing and Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Robotics and Microelectronics), MBA (IT), Master of Science in Cyber Law and Information Security, MS (CLIS) and Ph.D. programmes in cutting edge areas.
The IIIT, Allahabad has an Extension Campus at Amethi. The B.Tech (IT) Course and B.Tech (EC) Courses have already been started from July 2005.
For more details, click here: www.iiita.ac.in
2. Atal Bihari Vajpayee – Indian Institute of Information Technology (ABV- IIITM), Gwalior
Atal Bihari Vajpayee- Indian Institute of Information Technology (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior, a Deemed University, is an apex Information Technology and Management Institute established by the Government of India in January, 1996. The Institute has a well-defined campus on 160 acre of land on the foothills of the Gwalior Fort. The Institute has all basic facilities for all round development of students’ personality.
The Institute has been contributing towards research and education, producing technology and business leaders. The educational programme of the Institute integrates management as a concept with technology as a platform to create a synergic approach for solving emerging industry problems.
Presently, the Institute is having a five-year dual degree programme, MBA programmes and M. Tech programmes. The Institute also has a Ph. D. programme. The academic programmes are delivered through many pedagogic innovations, including peer learning, mentoring, case tools, group learning and co-operative learning.
For more details, click here: www.iiitm.ac.in
3. Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information, Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM), Jabalpur
Due to globalization and opening up of Indian economy, our manufacturing sector has to compete globally even for the domestic market. This requires strong products with leading technology/quality and compelling cost advantage. India has huge and diverse trained manpower. The need for developing a new academic programme exists therefore to integrate the knowledge of a given discipline with design as well as manufacturing considerations. In order to meet these requirements, the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing at Jabalpur was established in 2005. The Institute is envisioned as an academic institution of excellence that facilitates and promotes the competitive advantage of Indian products and manufacturing in global markets. The Institute serves as an inter-disciplinary institution for education and research in the area of product life cycle management, encompassing design and manufacturing using state of the art concepts, tools, processes and practices of the industry world over. It would meet the requirement in different sectors like automobile, aerospace and defense, industrial machinery, engineering services, high-tech electronics, consumer durables etc.
The Institute offers B.Tech. M.Tech, M.Des, and Ph.D. Programmes in the disciplines of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE), and Mechanical Engineering (ME).
For more details, click here: www.iiitdmj.ac.in
4. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITD & M), Kanchipuram
The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITD&M), Kanchipuram is a Centre of Excellence for technical education and research established in 2007 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The Institute is presently functioning in its own campus at Melakottaiyur, at Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road, Chennai-600127. IIITD&M Kancheepuram is offering novel 4 year B.Tech Programmes in Mechanical Engineering (Design & Manufacturing), Electronics Engineering (Design & Manufacturing) and Computer Engineering. Further the Institute is also offering 2 year M.Des programmes in Electronic Systems Design, Mechanical Systems Design, Communications systems also and Ph.D. programmes in interdisciplinary areas of engineering/allied sectors.
For more details, click here: www.iiitdm.ac.in