(IIIT-Dharwad) : Indian Institute of Information Technology
The Indian Institute of Information Technology Dharwad (IIIT-DWD),
Karnataka is an Autonomous Institute setup by Government of India (MHRD),
Government of Karnataka and Industry Partners (represented by M/s Keonics) as a
not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) Society. This is intended to
be a world-class Information Technology Institute with the objective of
developing professional expertise and to address the increasing skill challenges
of the Indian IT industry. It will initially offer UG programs and later extend
to PG, Doctoral and post-doctoral programs in IT and ITeS with specialization in
IT application to domain areas.
MHRD (GoI) has taken up the initiative to setup 20 new IIITs
to develop New Knowledge in Information Technology and to provide manpower of
Global Standards for the Information Technology and Allied Fields.The
IIIT-Dharwad, is part of the Union government's proposal to set up 20 new IIITs
in different parts of the country and the partners in project would be the
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India , state
governments and industry. The IIIT-DWD is funded by Government of India (50%),
Government of Karnataka (35%) and Industry Partners (15%). The IIIT is expected
to meet operating expenses from tuition fees, grants, sponsorships and
donations. Additionally, the Government of Karnataka has lent support to the
institute by granting 61.06 acres of land for setting up the Campus. IIIT-DWD
would come up temporarily at the IT Park in Hubballi. Later, it will be
established on 61 acres and 6 guntas of land at Tadasinakoppa near Dharwad
The institute will be run by the Board of Governors of The
IIIT Society. The Board of Governors would include representatives of MHRD, GoK
and Industry Partners; eminent people from academia, industry and civil society.
The IIIT-DWD is a Research & Teaching Institute focused on
the core areas of Information Technology: Computer Science, Electronics and
Communications, and their applications in other domains. The institute will have
strong research programmes in a host of areas, with Technology being the
connecting thread. The emphasis will be on the development of Technology and
Applications, which can be transferred for use to Industry and Society.
The academic session for the current year (2015-2016) has
commenced in a temporary campus about 25,000 sq ft ,which is well furnished , at
IT Park, Hubballi , Dharwad District, Karnataka from August 2015,with 4 years B.
Tech undergraduate programmes in CSE and ECE courses with an intake of 30 each.
The infrastructure available at its temporary campus is being utilised to start
the institute with theory classes and few of the lab classes are being held at
BVB University, Hubballi. Necessary facilities including WiFi at IT Park and
Hostel premises have been made available for students.
3rd floor IT Park,
Opp. Glass House,
Phone: +91 836 225 0879
Courtesy: IIT Dharwad