About Us

IIITB is at the forefront of higher education in India. Our involvement with international universities such as National Science Foundation, USA (NSF), European Union (EU), Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, Netherlands (NWO), Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the World Bank ensure that students can experience education like no other, along with getting a chance to visit international universities and work on research projects.


To become a globally recognised institution of higher learning in Information Technology, particularly at the Masters and Doctoral levels, thereby helping students embark on an exploratory journey where they immerse themselves in a world of IT-related knowledge. Moreover, be close to our communities and help them understand how technology gets used for social change. Subsequently, have an active role in creating knowledge that will advance the state of the art of IT, thus fostering students as global citizens and teaching them about value-based education. Also, create value by nurturing and encouraging entrepreneurship and help in building capabilities in emerging Information Technologies and opening up new vistas in IT education and research.


We are working on building a legacy for ourselves as we strive to make India a leading player in the global IT industry. IIITB has been providing education and research opportunities for those who want to pursue their passions in the IT world and fostering entrepreneurship among those who wish to develop their ideas into something bigger

IIIT Bangalore

24 Years of Excellence in IT Education:

There is one thing that remains constant at IIITB; knowledge. We value the pursuit of knowledge and strive to find new ways to teach students in a just and equitable manner. We believe in freedom of thought and originality and uphold human values, ethics, and integrity in all that we do.

The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB) was established in 1998. We are a deemed-to-be autonomous institute ranked Indias No. 1 private technical university*, and there has been a constant effort to contribute qualitatively to the IT world through education, research, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Since its founding, we have remarkably pushed the boundaries of technology education by graduating over 3,500 students working in over 100 industry-leading IT companies. The institute alums have also founded more than 50 different enterprises. In addition, we follow a broad academic philosophy with three tiers: programme, course and teaching.

IIITB attracts students from all over India and abroad and selects 100% students on merit from across the country and overseas, boosting the level of discourse and peer groups at the institute. Moreover, we have a unique positioning as a leading technology institute with its interdisciplinary courses, crossing information technology and social sciences that students from diverse academic backgrounds study. In fact, our MSc Digital Society course is the first of its kind in India.

Intersecting tech and society, IIITB has grown in size to become a reputable institution due to its unique model of combining education, research, and industry. Working closely with companies yet staying true to the principles of academia, we strive to maintain an academic culture on par with the best international institutions.

IIITB has been ranked 76th in the Engineering category in the country in the National Institutional Ranking Framework 2021 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. We are a proud member of a registered not-for-profit society supported jointly by the Government of Karnataka and the IT industry.

*Source - India Today, 2021

Research at IIITB

Dedicated R&D Centres :

Research is at the heart of IIITB, with three dedicated R&D centres housing world-class faculties and numerous labs catering to different research agendas.

Cutting Edge Infrastructures :

World-class facilities are at every lab on campus, where research gets showcased through several forums, including IIITB Rise, IIITB Samvad talk series, conferences, presentations and publications.