IIIT, Sri City, Chittoor, is an institute of national importance under the Parliament Act. It is known for its emphasis on research across different areas with special reference to technology and applied research for industry and society.
The institute has a unique approach to education best underlined by the opportunities it offers for research even at the undergraduate level. The institute’s unique approach is embodied in the number of research activities it supports through its Research Center for Smart Cities, Villages, and Research Groups.
But it is not all work and no play at IIITS, besides academics, students get ample opportunities to participate in activities related to sports, arts, and cultural activities.
The IIITS campus is spread over an area of 80 acres. It boasts of air conditioned computer laboratoriesthat are well equipped with latest computer hardware and software. The library has a large collection of reference books, text books, CDROMs,etc. and is managed using fully integrated multi-user Library Management Software.
With the work on students’ hostels in progress, IIITS has leased out apartments within Sri City and neighboring areas for providing accommodation to students. All hostel rooms in the hostel would have a bed, a table, a chair, and a cupboard.
Students are required to avail mess facilitiesprovided in the institute. Buses that ply between the hostel and institute pick up and drop during academic hours and for dining.
The existing institute campus offers limited facilities for sports, but the new campus which is under construction will have facilities for basketball, handball, volleyball, badminton, cricket, trekking, water sports and other activities including yoga and aerobics. Students would be able to engage in sports under guidance of full time physical educational instructors.
The institute also hosts a number of clubs for the recreations activities of students including Nature Club, Music Club, Photography Club, and Programming Club
The institute helps students get financial aid in several ways like:
- Education loan through banks
- Part time jobs with the institute
- A number of state governments provide for fee reimbursement for SC, ST, OBC, EBC and others. Since IIIT, Sri City, Chittoor is funded by MHRD eligible students can avail benefits of such schemes from their respective state governments.
- Stipend:Research students are offered stipend as follows:
MS by Research and Ph.D. in CSE & ECE –Rs13000/per month and Rs25,000/- per month. One completion of one year, the student would be eligible for stipend considering academic performance and area of research.
IIITS is known not only for its undergraduate programmes, B Tech CSE and B Tech (ECE), but also it post graduate M.S. by Research and doctoral programmes. Post graduate programs help students to upgrade their knowledge and build research skills and attract students from the institute in large numbers.
Admissions are granted on the basis of JEE (Main) Score for 4 year programmesin Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) and Electronics & Communications Engineering (ECE), B Tech (CSE) and B.Tech (ECE).On the basis of JEE Main merit ranking, the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) or the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) conduct an online counseling session for students to choose the institute of their choice. The seat allocation is announced to the students after a number of counseling sessions by the JoSAA or CSAB. IIITS has no role in the seat allocation to students. Foreign students can gain admissions under Direct Admissions for Students Abroad (DASA) through direct counseling.
The number of seats for CSE and ECE are 200 and 70 respectively at IIITS.
The institute’s research thrust is evident from the research initiatives which include a Research Center for Smart Cities and Villages and Research Groups. The Research Center for Smart Cities and Villages is focused on
- Urban data analytics
- Computations social sciences for urban societies
- City safety and security
The institute supports several research groups focused on research in HiLT, Computer Vision, Hydro Informatics, NextGen Communication, Smart Transportation. The groups focus their research on:
- Big data analytics
- Cloud computing
- Image processing
- Signal processing
- Natural language processing
The institute has established long term relationships with industry partners with focus on joint research, experience and knowledge sharing, and internship opportunities for students.
IITS has been able to place students at suitable positions, across a wide spectrum of leading corporates from various sectors including finance, banking, telecom, retail, consultancy, IT, successful startups, cutting-edge technology companies, core ECE companies.
IITS should be your institute of choice if you want to pursue a career in any of the high tech areas that it offers courses in. Given the institute’s emphasis on research you can look forward to suitable positions with exciting fast growth prospects in leading global corporates at the cutting edge of technology.
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