Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune (abbreviated IIITP), is one of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology, a group of institutes of Higher education in India focused on Information Technology.It is established by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India and few industry partners as Not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) Institution. Government College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) was the mentor Institute for Indian Institute of Information Technology Pune (IIITP).
The IIITP is located in Pune, Maharashtra, and it started its academic sessions from July 2016. The Institute is operating from the temporary campus of KJEI’s Trinity Academy of Engineering at the scenic foothills of Bopdev Ghat, Yewalewadi, Pisoli, Pune. For the academic year 2018-19, it offered two courses in Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) they are, Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) and Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE). For A.Y 2019-20, the institute has an intake capacity of 150 students for CSE and 75 students for ECE. From A.Y 2019-20, the Institute has started Masters of Technology (M.Tech) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programmes. M.Tech programmes are designed to impart students with latest aspects technology through introductory and advanced level courses, followed by the research within their field of specialization. The Institute offers M.Tech. programmes through its department of CSE with specializations in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and department of ECE with specializations in Internet of Things (IoT). M.Tech. programmes are two years structured programmes with credit components from one year of course work and one year of project/thesis.
The Ph.D programme is aimed at assisting students acquiring proficiency in their chosen area of research. The academic programme leading to the Ph.D. degree is broad-based and involves a course credit requirement and a research thesis submission. The Institute encourages research in interdisciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and interdepartmental group activities.
Prof Dr Anupam Shukla, eminent academician, researcher, author and administrator has taken over as a full-time Director from 14 August 2018. Prof. Shukla worked as professor in the Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior and a visiting professor at Florida International University, USA, and at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak. He has 29 years of teaching and research experience that includes 15 years of administrative experience. He is globally renowned for his research on artificial intelligence, which has won him several academic accolades and resulted in collaborations with academicians across the world.
IIIT Pune is operating from the temporary campus of KJEI’s Trinity Academy of Engineering at the scenic foothills of Bopdev Ghat, Yewalewadi, Pisoli, Pune. The temporary campus of IIIT Pune is at a distance of 14 km from Pune Railway Station, 21 km from Pune Airport, 8.4 km from Katraj Bus Stand and nearest PMPML bus stand is Trinity College. It is intended that the institute will eventually move to its own campus, spread over 100 acres located at Nanoli Tarf Chakan.