International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur

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International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur
International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur logo.png
Motto in English
Knowledge gives us Intense Peace
Type Public University
Established 2015 (2015)
Chairperson Ajai Chowdhry[1]
Vice-Chancellor Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Location Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Campus Urban
Website www.iiitnr.ac.in

International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur (IIIT-NR) or Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur is an autonomous institute of higher education in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. The institute is focused in research and development in Information Technology (IT) and associated disciplines.

History[edit]

The institute was established by the International Institute of Information Technology University Act, 2013 of the Government of Chhattisgarh, is a joint venture of Government of Chhattisgarh and NTPC Ltd. It is a State University recognized by University Grants Commission, New Delhi[2].

Location[edit]

The fifty-hectare fully residential campus of IIIT-NR is located in the newly developed smart city of Naya Raipur, approximately 23 km from the city of Raipur.

Academics[edit]

IIIT-NR currently runs two undergraduate programmes: B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) and B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE). These credit-based programmes are designed to foster core skills with innovation and entrepreneurship skills among students. The dynamic structure of the curriculum orchestrates with the changing needs of industry and academia. In addition, it also offers Ph.D programmes in CSE, ECE, Mathematics, Physics, Management and English. [3]

Admissions[edit]

Admission to the undergraduate programmes of the DSPM IIIT-NR is based strictly on the merit of the candidates as per their performance in JEE (Joint Entrance Examination, Main). All India quota seats are filled through JoSSA while State quota seats are filled at the Institute level. The minimum eligibility for applying for the B.Tech. programmes at IIIT-NR is as per JoSAA norms. However, for State quota, minimum eligibility is 10+2 pass with 50% aggregate marks in Physics and Mathematics (45% for SC/ST candidates).

Faculty[edit]

Recognizing the need for imparting education in all dimensions of learning, the institute has a highly-qualified and motivated team of academicians from Electronics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, English, Management Science and Humanities.

Research[edit]

Research in IIIT-NR has an applied/ transnational focus, addressing a critical gap in India. The endeavor of the Institute is to establish strong links with industry to strengthen applied research as well as hands-on learning to enable translation of technology to markets. Faculty members are encouraged to take up research and consultancy projects, whereas students work on research projects both within the institute and with industry.

Entrepreneurship[edit]

Fostering entrepreneurship is one of the primary objectives of the institute. Students are encouraged to work with industry and develop products to address real world solutions. One of the reasons of introducing theme based learning is to enable students to take up projects in allied disciplines at the intersection of IT and other fields, to develop solutions across domains.

Campus[edit]

The area of the institute campus is 50 acres. The vibrant lush green campus of IIIT-NR is enabled with Wi-Fi connectivity, excellent amenities for sports and other recreational activities. The modern architecture of the buildings and the serene environment of the campus fosters an ambience for the students for creativity and innovation. The classrooms and laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art technologies for teaching and learning.

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