Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune

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Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune
IIIT Pune logo.png
TypePublic University
Established2016 (2016)
DirectorDr. Anupam Shukla
Location, ,
CampusUrban
Websitewww.iiitp.ac.in

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune (abbreviated IIITP), is one of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology, a group of institutes of Higher education in India focused on Information Technology.It is established by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India and few industry partners as Not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) Institution. Government College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) is the mentor Institute for Indian Institute of Information Technology Pune (IIITP).

The IIITP is located in Pune, Maharashtra, and it started its academic sessions from July 2016 at a temporary campus at the Siddhant College of Engineering, Sudumbare, Pune.[1][2] For the academic year 2018-19, it offers two courses in Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) they are, Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) and Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) . For A.Y 2018-19, the institute has intake capacity of 60 students for each branch.

History[edit]

Establishment[edit]

To address the challenges faced by the Indian IT industry and growth of the domestic IT market, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India intends to establish twenty Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT), on a Not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) basis. The partners in setting up the IllTs would be the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Governments of the respective States where each lllT will be established, and the industry.

IIITP was approved by the Government of India's (GOI) Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).[citation needed] IIITP has been set up on a public–private partnership (PPP) basis. Fifty percent of the stakes are held by MHRD, whereas 35% is held by the Government of Maharashtra; the rest is held by industry partners, Rolta and Hubtown Limited.[citation needed]

College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) was declared as IIIT Pune 's mentor institute, and COEP director Dr. Bharatkumar Bhagatraj Ahuja was appointed as IIITP 's mentor director.

Academics[edit]

IIIT Pune offers two courses - B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), and B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) with an intake capacity of 60 students each (as of 2018-19). The admission is on All India basis ( AI).

IIIT Pune offers highly contented syllabus for CSE and ECE, which is equivalent in its standard with IIT’s. It is recognized for its quality. The syllabus covers latest technologies and is intended to educate/ train students on latest aspects of the subjects. The deeper and wider dimensions of syllabus challenges students to learn the best he / she can. Indeed, one need to take sincere efforts to go through the course. The course structure is flexible and allows student to study additional subjects / electives apart from prescribed curriculum.

The institute faculties are PhD’s with high academic standards and are from eminent institutes. They work closely with students to give their best. Institute encourages interactive learning, project-based learning, research orientation and internships in the industry. From academic year 2018, institute has a plan for student exchange program with International and Indian institutions of repute.

Dr. B B Ahuja ( Hon. Mentor Director), with his experienced colleagues; has mentored and created a solid foundation for IIIT Pune.

Dr. Anupam Shukla - Full-time Hon. Director from 14 August 2018 –

Prof Dr Anupam Shukla, eminent academician, researcher, author and administrator has taken over as a full-time Director from 14 August 2018.

Prof. Dr. Anupam Shukla worked as professor in the Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior and a visiting professor at Florida International University, USA, and at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak. He has 29 years of teaching and research experience that includes 15 years of administrative experience. He is globally renowned for his research on artificial intelligence, which has won him several academic accolades and resulted in collaborations with academicians across the world. ( reference and more details -http://anupamshukla.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com)

Campus[edit]

A temporary campus for IIITP has been setup at C Building Siddhant College of Engineering, Sudumbare, Talegaon -Chakan Road, Pune. The temporary campus of IIIT Pune is at a distance of 34 km from Shivaji Nagar, 37 km from Pune Station, 8 km from Talegaon railway Station and 5 km from Dehu Gaon bus stand.It is intended that the institute will eventually move to its own campus, spread over 100 acres located at Nanoli Tarf Chakan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IIIT-Pune to start classes from next academic yr". Times News Network. 13 December 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  2. ^ "3 new IIITs to come up in Ranchi, Nagpur and Pune; admissions through JEE". India Today. 14 December 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2016.