The mission of IIIT-Delhi is to be a global centre of excellence in Information Technology education, training and research and aims to to carry out advanced research and development in information and software technologies, and in leveraging IT in specific domain areas.
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (aka. IIIT-Delhi or IIIT-D) was created as a State University by an act of Delhi Government (The IIIT Delhi Act, 2007) empowering it to do research and development and grant degrees. IIIT-Delhi was officially established on 10th June, 2008 as per this notification in the Delhi Gazette. First class (for BTech(CSE) students) was held on 8th September, 2008. The institute began with its first batch of 60 BTech students in 2008. This first batch graduated in 2012 - the first Convocation took place in November, 2012. By that time, the institute has attracted nearly 30 faculty members, and its academic program consisted of B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programs in CSE and ECE.
1. It has Well-Being Cell which offers free and confidential psychological support to all the students and staff members of the university. 2. Internationally, IIIT-Delhi was ranked 181 to 190 among universities in the BRICS nations by the QS World University Rankings of 2018. 3. In order to provide 24X7 medical cover for our Faculty, Staff and students both staying in hostel and day scholars the Institute has setup an Infirmary at Ground Floor in the girl's hostel.