Indian Institute of Information Technology Tiruchirappalli

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Indian Institute of Information Technology Tiruchirappalli
IIITT Logo
TypePublic-Private Partnership
Established2013
DeanDr.N.Kumaresan (in charge)
DirectorDr.Narsimha Sarma
Location, ,
10°45′40″N 78°48′50″E / 10.7611°N 78.8139°E / 10.7611; 78.8139Coordinates: 10°45′40″N 78°48′50″E / 10.7611°N 78.8139°E / 10.7611; 78.8139
Associate dean (Academic)Dr.P.Raja
Websitewww.iiitt.ac.in

Indian Institute of Information Technology Tiruchirappalli (IIITT) is a higher education academic and research institute located in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) established under the non-profit Public-Private Partnership and is an funded by the Government of India, Government of Tamil Nadu and the Indian industry partners in the ratio of 50:35:15. Industry partners include Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS), Infosys, Ramco Systems, ELCOT, and Navitas (Take Solutions). Together with the other IIITs, it has been granted the status of Institute of National importance in 2017.[1]

Campus[edit]

Temporary campus[edit]

Administrative building of NIT Trichy

IIIT Tiruchirappalli started functioning in 2013 in the premises of Bharathidasan Institute of Technology (BIT) Campus[2] but it was shifted to National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (NITT) on 22 March 2016.[citation needed] The NITT resources such as Boys and Girls Hostels, Messes, Central Library, Sports Facilities, Swimming Pool, Hospital, Bank, Post Office, Canteen, Class rooms, Laboratories and Central Computing facilities are being shared with IIITT.[citation needed]Currently under the kind support from mentor director Dr.Mini Shaji Thomas, IIITT is functioning at its peak by collaborating with NITT in terms of facilities being provided and participation in technical and cultural events hosted by NITT. IIITT sincerely acknowledges NITT director Dr.Mini Shaji Thomas.

Permanent campus[edit]

The permanent campus of IIITT will be established approximately in 56 acres of land identified in Sethurappatti Village, Srirangam Taluk, Tiruchirappalli which is 15 km away from Tiruchirappalli Junction and 10 km from Viralimalai Town, Pudukkottai District along the highway of Tiruchirappalli to Madurai. The land is encroachment free and cleared for construction. The master plan has been finalised.

Admissions and academics[edit]

Programs[edit]

IIITT offers two undergraduate courses.

The admission to B.Tech programs is done through JEE-Mains and the JEE-Mains qualified candidates are admitted to UG program through Centralized Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) and Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) following the reservation policy of Govt. of India.

Clubs[edit]

Feliz CLUB[edit]

The club is a student club of volunteers formed to identify the needs of socially weaker sections such as old age homes, orphanages, etc. and to extend a helping hand to their requirements. The Feliz club was formally inaugurated on 07, April 2017.

Festivals[edit]

Institute Day[edit]

This year Institute Day was celebrated on 07, April 2017. On this day Meritorious students were awarded Certificates and Medals. Various cultural activities were performed by the students which include Indian Classical Dance, Solo Dance, Mono Act, Group Dance. The Chief Guest for the event was Shri. Paul Pandian, Group Director ISRO Inertial Systems, Thiruvananthapuram.

Sports Day[edit]

Every year IIITT celebrates sports festival during first week of March which lasts for about 3 days. Various sports events like football, kabadi, cricket, carrom, tennis, badminton, chess are conducted. Winners awarded certificates and medals on institute day.

Atrang[edit]

The students of IIITT have come out with a Literature Festival Atrang. It is proposed to be conducted as a one-day activity for the first time in this AY 2016-17 on 13, April 2017 by inviting eminent, popular and renowned personalities in various fields of arts and literature.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "15 IIITs are now Institutes of National Importance - Times of India". The Times of India. 16 March 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ Krishnamoorthy, R. (19 March 2013). "IIIT-Tiruchi to function from BIT campus in 2013-14". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 April 2018.