International Institute of Information Technology, Pune

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International Institute of Information Technology (I²IT)
Type Engineering Institute
Established 2003
President Aruna M Katara
Principal Dr. Vaishali V. Patil
Location Pune, India

The International Institute of Information Technology, Pune, I²IT (pronounced as I Square IT,Pune), is a higher education institute located at Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Hinjawadi, in Pune, Maharashtra, India. The institute is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University formerly known as University of Pune and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi; and is recognized by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Govt of Maharashtra (Institute code – 6754). The institute offers four-year degree program in engineering in three domains: computer, information technology and electronics & telecommunication.


In the late 1990s, to control the outflux of graduates as well as to reduce if not arrest the brain drain to US and European countries, Mr. P.P. Chhabria, then the president of MCCI (A). Shri P P Chhabria sought advice from scientists like Padma Bhushan, Dr R A Mashelkar and Padma Shri Dr Vijay P Bhatkar, who have been closely associated with this institute over the years. On 28 May 2003, Bharat Ratna Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, the then President of India, visited I2IT and dedicated this institute to the service of the nation.

IT Task Force & Recommendation to set up I2ITs 1998
Lecture by Padmashree Dr. Vijay Bhatkar at MCCIA AGM in the presence of Pralhad P Chhabria, then President 1999
Decision taken by Shri. Pralhad P Chhabria & Padmashree Dr. Vijay Bhatkar to set up I2IT 1999
I²IT vision unfolded in the presence of Dr. R A Mashelkar 2000
Institution building & infrastructure 2001
First Prototype Course 2001
Formation of International Academic Council 2002
Dedicated to the service of our nation by Bharat Ratna Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, Former President of India 2003
Postgraduate courses in IT & Management 2003
Emerges as the largest graduate school in IT with a wide bouquet of course offerings 2005
Intel chooses I2IT to lead Multi-Core Education & Research Program 2007
NASSCOM launches Cornerstone Program with I2IT 2007
IBM launches Software Centre of Excellence on I2IT campus 2009
Approved Institute for DST INSPIRE Science Camps 2009
AICTE approved Undergraduate Engineering campus 2011
Recognized by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) 2011
The institute is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University of Pune (formerly University of Pune) 2011
The institute becomes an approved centre for AICTE-BSNL Employability Enhancement Training Programme (EETP) 2013
Launch of Pralhad P Chhabria Research Centre 2016


I²IT- Poona is one of the premium colleges in the country. I²IT offers UG programmes. The technical department, Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering andDepartment of Computer Engineering and Department of Information Technology offer Bachelor of Engineering (B.E)

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