Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sonepat (IIIT, Sonepat) is one of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology located at Sonepat, Haryana. The academic session of IIIT Sonepat started from its mentor Institute National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra from year 2014. IIIT Sonepat is a joint venture of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, the Govt. of Haryana, with Industries in Public-Private Partnership model and has been declared as the Institute of national importance.
On 18 March 2013, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India introduced a bill in the Parliament to establish 20 new Indian Institute of Information Technology's in different parts of the Country. As per the bill, MHRD will establish the 20 new IIITs under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode partnering with respective state governments and industry partners. The new IIITs are envisaged to be Institutes of National Importance. Aimed at generating highly competent manpower of global standards for the Information Technology Industry, the institutes are also expected to act as a major catalyst to develop new knowledge in the field of Information Technology. Indian Institute of Information Technology – Sonepat, Haryana is amongst 20 new IIITs approved by MHRD and started to intake students from 2014.
The admission to IIIT is through Joint Seat Allocation Authority. The students are allotted admission by JosAA based on their Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Main) ranks. The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sonepat, Haryana is listed in the JosAA website under List of participating institutes in Indian Institute of Information technology(IIIT) Category.
The Institute presently offers B.Tech in Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE). The Institute currently admits 30 students for each branch. The classes are held along with the students of National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.
The admission to Undergraduate Programs is done through JEE Mains. The JEE-Mains qualified candidates are admitted to UG program through Centralized Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) and Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) following the reservation policy of Government of India.