To address the challenges faced by the Indian Information Technology Industry & growth of the domestic IT Market, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India has established twenty Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT), on not-for-profit Public Private Partnership basis. As a part of this, IIIT-Surat was planned and started with initial mentoring by SVNIT, Surat till the new campus of IIIT is ready in Surat. A memorandum of understanding and a memorandum of association have been signed between the President of India, the Governor of the State of Gujarat and Industry partners namely; Gujarat Narmada Fertilizer Corporation (GNFC), Gujarat Informatics Limited (GIL) and Gujarat Gas Limited (GAL). After a series of meetings at MHRD, Directorate of Technical Education (Gujarat State) and SVNIT, Surat planned various academic activities. The State Government has requested the Collector of Surat to allocate 50 acres of land in Surat and is in progress. B. Tech. courses in Electronics & Communication Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering have begun in SVNIT campus from July, 2017. The admission to these B.Tech. courses is conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSSA) from the year 2017-18 onwards. The hostel facility for the students is provided by SVNIT. The academic activities of IIIT-Surat are in time-synchronization with SVNIT.