To be a unique and world class nucleating "Apex Center of Excellence" in the area of Information Technology and Allied Sciences,
The Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT-A) was established in 1999, as a center of excellence in Information Technology and allied areas. The institute was conferred the "Deemed University" status by Govt. of India in the year 2000. The Institute has been conceived with the ambitious objectives of developing professional expertise and skilled manpower in Information Technology (IT) and related areas.As an apex nucleating institute in the area of IT, the establishment of IIIT-A, is a major step of Govt. of India towards strengthening the indigenous capability necessary for exploiting profitably and harnessing multi-dimensional facets of IT at all levels, and attaining expertise to enable the country to emerge as a leading player in the global arena. The campus is envisaged to be a fully residential one, with all its faculty, staff and students housed in different pockets. All academic and residential areas are connected to the Institute network.
1. IIIT-Allahabad was ranked 226 in Asia by the QS World University Rankings of 2018.
2. Among engineering colleges in India, IIIT-Allahabad ranked 11th by India Today in 2017 and 12 by Outlook India in 2017. It was ranked 90 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.
3. IIIT Allahabad has a good placement record. In 2016 more than 65 companies have participated in campus placement.