The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB), a deemed to be University, was established in 1998 with a vision to contribute to the IT world through education and research, entrepreneurship and innovation.
The autonomous institute has consistently been at the forefront of IT education and innovation. More than 3,500 students have graduated from the institute since its inception, and serve in over 100 well-known IT product and services companies. The institute alumni have also founded more than 50 enterprises.
The institute attracts students from all over India and abroad and has the unique distinction of selecting 100% students on merit from across the country and abroad, pushing up the level of discourse and peer group at the institute. It has a unique positioning as a leading technology institute with its interdisciplinary courses which crisscross information technology and social sciences being pursued by students from diverse academic backgrounds. The MSc Digital Society course of the institute is the first of its kind in the country.
Intersecting technology and society, IIITB has grown in stature to become an institution of considerable repute with its unique model of education, research, and industry interaction. It works in partnership with the corporate sector while retaining the freedom of an academic institution. Inspired by other renowned institutions, it strives to emulate an academic culture that is on par with the best international institutions.
The institute has been ranked 81st in the Engineering category in the country in National Institutional Ranking Framework 2022 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.
The institute is a registered not-for-profit society supported jointly by the Government of Karnataka and the IT industry.