Established in 1999 as an Institute of National Importance to be a centre of excellence in Information Technology, Electronics & Communications and allied areas, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT Allahabad) was conferred the Deemed University status by Govt. of India in the year 2000.
IIIT Allahabad now stands as an institute of international repute known for being a pioneer in the field of Information Technology. With its highly experienced faculty and one of the brightest groups of students of this nation, coupled with dynamic academic courses, inter-departmental electives, semester projects and world class research labs, the institute has succeeded in creating an environment where creativity and new ideas flourish.
The institute is committed to producing students who apart from pure academics excel in other fundamentally important area like extra-curricular activities and have exposure to the cutting edge technologies that are shaping our world.
The institute also has an extension campus RGIIT Amethi to improve the quality of life of the surrounding area and to bridge the technology gap.
The mission of IIIT, Allahabad is to be a unique and world class nucleating "Apex Center of Excellence" in the area of Information Technology, Electronics & Communications and Allied Sciences, so as to enhance India's Technological strength in IT, Silicon and Communications industries, and produce professionals who with their tremendous competencies and sound knowledge of the leading technologies are able to contribute to the development of our nation, to establish India as the leader in Technology on the global map.