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Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara

Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara (IIITV) is one of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology established by the MHRD, Government of India under the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Act, 2017 [1]. It was granted the status of Institute of National Importance under the Act. [2]

Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara
IIIT Vadodara logo.jpg
MottoProgress and Service
TypePublic
Established2013
DirectorProf. Sarat Kumar Patra
Undergraduates484
Location
Gandhinagar
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23°14′15″N 72°38′52″E / 23.237560°N 72.647781°E / 23.237560; 72.647781Coordinates: 23°14′15″N 72°38′52″E / 23.237560°N 72.647781°E / 23.237560; 72.647781
Websitewww. iiitvadodara.ac.in

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HistoryEdit

In the year 2010, the Government of India, MHRD had announced the scheme to set-up twenty IIITs under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. The scheme envisages the establishment of autonomous, not for profit, self-sustaining, research-led educational institutes which will contribute significantly to the global competitiveness in the key sectors of the Indian economy and industry. These institutes are expected to focus on applied research and education in applied IT in selected domain areas.

IIITV was set-up in the year 2013 under this scheme in partnership between the Government of India (50% Contribution), the Government of Gujarat (35% Partnership), Tata Consultancy Services (5% Partnership), Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited (5% Partnership) and Gujarat Energy Research and Management (5% Partnership). The institute was initially registered as a society and charitable trust with the Registrar of societies at Vadodara under Societies Registration Act 1860 and Bombay Public trust Act, 1950. The first convocation of IIITV was held on 3rd November 2018 in which 150 undergraduate students confer their B.Tech. degrees from 2017 and 2018 batches.

LocationEdit

The institute is currently operating from the Government Engineering College campus at Sector 28, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.

IIITV has been allotted 50 acres of land in Knowledge City near Dumad, Vadodara by the Government of Gujarat. The institute's activities will be moved to Vadodara following the campus development. Till such time the institute will keep functioning from the temporary location in Gandhinagar. The institute master plan is ready and construction is expected to start soon.

AdministrationEdit

The institute is governed by the board with Ms. Chanda Kochhar, Former MD & CEO, ICICI Bank Ltd as chairman. Other eminent members of the board include Dr. Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, IAS, Additional Secretary, MHRD, Government of India, Ms. Anju Sharma, IAS, Principal Secretary, Higher and Technical Education, Government of Gujarat, Mr. Ajoyendra Mukherjee, EVP and Head, Global Human Resources, TCS, Mr. S.K. Bajpai,Vice President (Finance) GSFC, Prof. Sudhir K. Jain, Director, IIT Gandhinagar, Prof. Pankaj Jalote, Distinguished Professor & former Director IIIT Delhi, Prof. S.R. Gandhi, Director, SVNIT Surat, Prof. S. K. Patra, Director IIITV, and two faculty members from IIITV.

AcademicsEdit

IIITV offers Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in CSE and IT, Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in CSE, and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. The standardization of education, research, and examination within the institute are looking after by the principal academic body called the Senate. It is chaired by the Director of the Institute. Other eminent members of the Senate include Dr. Surendra Prasad, IIT Delhi, Dr. Pandu Rangan, IIT Madras, Dr. Sivakumar, IIT Bombay, Dr. K. Kesavasamy, TCS along with all the Deans, Head of the Departments and the Registrar of the institute.

AdmissionEdit

Admission to the B.Tech. program is made through Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), following the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) (JEE Main) examination conducted by CBSE.[3] The minimum qualification for B.Tech. is 10+2 (or equivalent). Admissions for foreign nationals/PIOs/NRIs are conducted through DASA scheme.

Admissions to the M.Tech. program is made through the Centralized Counselling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des. admissions (CCMT).[4] The minimum qualification for M.Tech. is B.Tech. in an approved discipline.

Admissions to the Ph.D. program is made through institute-level written exam followed by a personal interview for the candidates qualifying the written exam. [5] The Ph.D. admissions are conducted two times a year in the months of December and June. The procedures for admission is initiated in the months of October and April, respectively.

PlacementsEdit

The institute provides placement services to its students through the placement cell headed by a placement officer. At the time of reporting, the AY 2018-19 placement has been 96.5% (B.Tech. CSE with 98% and IT with 96.5%). [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Act, 2017" (PDF). egazette.nic.in. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  2. ^ FAQ
  3. ^ "B.Tech. Admissions". iiitvadodara.ac.in. Retrieved 15 Jan 2019.
  4. ^ "M.Tech. Admissions". iiitvadodara.ac.in. Retrieved 15 Jan 2019.
  5. ^ "Ph.D. Admissions". iiitvadodara.ac.in. Retrieved 15 Jan 2019.
  6. ^ "Training and Placement Cell IIITV". iiitvadodara.ac.in.

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