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IIIT Kalyani

Indian Institute of Information Technology - Kalyani ( West Bengal )

Facilities
Size
50 Acres
Accredited By
MHRD
Established Date
2014
Government
Type
120
Total Students
Rs. 45000 ( Annually)
Fees Range
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Indian Institute of Information Technology - IIIT Kalyani - IIIT

The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) is set up at Kalyani, Nadia District by Government of India (MHRD), Government of West Bengal and Industry Partners on a Not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) basis. The IIIT, Kalyani is funded in the ratio of 50:35:15 respectively by the above three parties. Additionally, the Government of West Bengal has lent support to the Institute by granting 50 acres of land for setting up the Campus. The Industry Partners of IIIT Kalyani are Coal India Ltd and Rolta Foundation. The Institute will be run by the Board of Governors of IIIT, Kalyani Society. The members of the Board include the representatives of Government of India, Government of West Bengal, Industry Partners and eminent people from academia, industry and civil society. The working of the Board will be monitored by the State Steering Committee (SSC) in which the representatives of Government of West Bengal, Industry Partners and eminent people from industry nominated by major Industry Associations will be the members. The major objective in establishing IIIT, Kalyani is to set up a model of education which can produce best-in-class human resources in IT and harnessing the multidimensional facets of IT in various domains. The Institute will evolve into a world-class academic institution with the highest quality of education and research facilities which will create industry ready IT graduates to feed the demand of the industry. The Institute will act as the catalyst in fostering an innovative entrepreneur-focused ecosystem to ensure that new products, solutions and IP are created in the State taking advantage of the intellectual capital of the State. 

About the Institute:

The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) has been set up at Kalyani, West Bengal by Government of India (MHRD), Government of West Bengal and Industry Partners on a Not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) basis. The IIIT, Kalyani is funded in the ratio of 50:35:15 respectively by the above three parties. Additionally, the Government of West Bengal has lent support to the Institute by granting 50 acres of land for setting up the Campus. The Industry Partners of IIIT Kalyani are Coal India Ltd. and Rolta Foundation for the present.

The Institute will be run by the Board of Governors of IIIT, Kalyani Society. The members of the Board include the representatives of Government of India, Government of West Bengal, Industry Partners and eminent people from academia, industry and civil society.

The major objective in establishing IIIT, Kalyani is to set up a model of education which can produce best-in-class human resources in IT and harnessing the multidimensional facets of IT in various domains. The Institute will evolve into a world-class academic institution with the highest quality of education and research facilities which will create industry ready IT graduates to feed the demand of the industry. The Institute will act as the catalyst in fostering an innovative entrepreneur-focused ecosystem to ensure that new products, solutions and IP are created in the State taking advantage of the intellectual capital of the State.

The classes for the Academic Year 2015-16  will start at the campus of JIS College of Engineering Kalyani, Nadia which is the temporary Campus of the institute.

Mentor Institute

The Government of West Bengal has selected Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur as the Mentor Institute for IIIT, Kalyani. This Institute is country’s second oldest institution for engineering education and has a long and chequered history. It was formerly an institution under the State Government of West Bengal and known as Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur.

In March 2014, recognizing the institute’s contribution to engineering for more than a century and its potential for further excellence, it was elevated to national status thus renaming it to IIEST Shibpur and granting it the status of Institute of National Importance. The Institute has its own Department of Information Technology which offers 4 Year B.E. Programme, 2 Year M.E. Programme and Ph. D Programmes.

Overview Courses

List of entrance exams Joint Entrance Examination (Mains)
Eligibility For Transfer None
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Overview Campus

Area 50 Acres
Sport Grounds 2
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Overview Placement

With the NASSCOM Head of Eastern Region, FICCI & Cll and industry partners like Rolta India Ltd. & Coal India Ltd. associated with this IIIT, the Institute will try to provide internship to the students in the major industries of the country. The IIIT, Kalyani looks forward to receive much more support and help from the other major industries of India.

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