Type of the institute: Indian Institute of Information Technology
Complete Mailing Address: WEBEL IT Park Campus, Near Budha Park, P.O. Kalyani, Dist. Nadia - 741235, West Bengal
Contact Person For Admission: Dr. Sanjoy Pratihar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Email: admission@iiitkalyani.ac.in
Alternate Email: sanjoy@iiitkalyani.ac.in
Phone Nos: 9862346244
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About the Institute:

Indian Institute of Information Technology Kalyani was set up in 2014. It was among the eighteen IIITs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under the Not for profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) model. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Government of India, Government of West Bengal and Industry Partners, viz; Coal India Limited, Rolta Foundation and WEBEL for setting up of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) at Kalyani using the above model. The stakes of the above mentioned partners were at a ratio of 50:35:15 respectively in 2014. The Institute has been declared as an Institute of National Importance as per “The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Act, 2017".

The Indian Institute of Information Technology Kalyani has been setup with an objective to produce best-in-class human resources in IT and to harness the multidimensional facets of IT in various domains. IIIT Kalyani strives to evolve into a world-class academic institution with the highest quality of education and research facilities and produce industry ready IT graduates to meet the industry demands. The institute will act as a catalyst in fostering an innovative ecosystem to ensure that new products, solutions and innovations are created taking advantage of the intellectual capital of the state. IIIT Kalyani offers semester-oriented undergraduate and research programmes with an objective of imparting high-quality science and engineering education. Admission to the academic programmes are synchronized with the academic year and take place in accordance to the procedure laid down by JoSAA and CSAB (for UG level). IIIT Kalyani offers Doctoral programme in various subject areas.

Mentor Institute

Presently, the institute is being mentored by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Under the guidance of the Mentor Director Professor Partha P. Chakrabarti, Director of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Executive Director Prof. Anupam Basu, Director, National Institute of Technology Durgapur and a number of industry representatives, IIIT Kalyani aims to excel in education and research in Information Technology and allied areas. The institute is committed to provide state-of-the-art technical education in computer science, and also to catalyze transmission of knowledge making use of the latest developments in pedagogy.

While the exercise for construction of permanent campus (Phase-I) has been initiated, the institute is presently running from the campus at WEBEL IT Park, Kalyani, West Bengal.

For more details: www.iiitkalyani.ac.in.

Fee Structure:

The fee structure per semester effective for academic session 2019 – 2020 to be paid into Institute Account is as follows:

1. Tuition Fees                                                            Rs. 90,000/-
2. Registration/Admission fee                                       Rs. 500/- (One time)
3. Identity Card Fee                                                     Rs. 120/- (One time)
4. Students’ activities fee                                             Rs. 1000/-
5. Infrastructural Maintenance fee                                 Rs. 500/-
6. Examination fee                                                       Rs. 500/-
7. Grade Card/Provisional Certificate Fee                       Rs. 200/-
8. Transport fee                                                           Rs. 3000/-
9. Hostel Overhead Fee                                                Rs 3000/-
10. Alumni Registration Fee                                          Rs 2000/- (One time)
11. Library Caution Money                                            Rs. 1000/- (One time)
12. Institute Caution Money (Refundable)                       Rs. 2000/- (One tine)

Total Rs. 1,03,820/-

Hostel Fees* to be paid by Hosteler in Institute Hostel account

1. Hostel Admission Fee                                                  Rs. 1000/- (One-Time)
2. Hostel Caution Money Deposit (Refundable)                   Rs. 3000/- (One-Time)
3. Hostel Establishment & Maintenance Charge                 Rs. 1000/- (per semester)
4. Hostel Rent in Advance**                                             Rs. 18,000/- (per semester)
5. Mess charges for four months                                      Rs. 14280/- (On actual basis).

Total   Rs. 37280/-

* May vary by decision of competent authority.
** with 10% increase every year.


Academic Structure:

The academic structure of IIIT Kalyani exhibits the diversity, comprehensiveness and depth befitting an institution of its age and stature. The programme/course offered at the Institute have the flexibility to evolve and change in response to new requirements and serve the dual purpose of building a solid foundation of knowledge while enhancing confidence, creativity and innovation among the students. A unique attribute of IIIT Kalyani's academic structure is the autonomy enjoyed by the faculty in designing and structuring their curriculum and courses. While the individual departments form the basic academic units deliver the respective courses, some courses are offered jointly by multiple academic units and are classified as interdisciplinary courses. A favorable student-teacher ratio ensures productive, personal contact between the student and the teacher. The credit-based academic programmes of the institute offer flexibility to students to progress at their own pace.

Details of Faculty members can be found here: Faculty details

Computer Science and Engineering:

Dr. Imon Mukherjee
Ph.D. [Jadavpur University]

Dr. SK Hafizul Islam
Ph.D. [IIT(ISM) Dhanbad]

Dr. Sanjoy Pratihar
Ph.D. [IIT Kharagpur]

Dr. Oishila Bandyopadhyay
Ph.D. [IIEST Shibpur]

Dr. Sanjay Chatterji
Ph.D. [IIT Kharagpur ]

Dr. Debasish Bera
Ph. D. [IIT Kharagpur]

Dr. Bhaskar Biswas
Ph. D. [Ecole Polytechnique, France]


Dr. Uma Das
Ph. D. [Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad]

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Dr. Dalia Nandi (Das)
Ph.D. [University of Calcutta]

Dr. Tamal Ghosh
Ph.D. [IIT Hyderabad]


Dr. Anirban Laxman
Ph. D. [IIT(ISM), Dhanbad]


Software and Hardware Labs

The institute is equipped with software and hardware labs. There are three software and four hardware labs. The software labs house state-of-the-art educational software and are powered by Windows and Linux. The hardware labs are used for electronics, digital systems and embedded systems experiments.

Special Classrooms with Video Conferencing

Smart classrooms, with video conferencing facilities are being constructed. Faculties and industry experts from distant locations can take classes and interact with the students through video conferencing in the classrooms.


The institute has its own library with quality books counting to 4500. Further, IIIT Kalyani is developing cooperative arrangements with the American library and with National Digital Library for its students.


The institute provides accommodation for outstation students on payment basis in rented apartments. Separate accommodation is provided for boys and girls students. The hostels are well situated accessible to all conveniences (playgrounds, market, railway station, bus stops etc). The hostels are equipped with WiFi, security.   Link

Bus Service

Bus service is provided for students staying in the hostel from hostel to the institute and back.


Sports facilities are arranged in collaboration with Kalyani stadium, Kalyani.


Medical supports are given at College of Medicine & JNM Hospital, Kalyani. Ambulance service (with ICU facility) is available for 24 hours on call basis.

Student Life at Institute:

Visit Institute website: http://iiitkalyani.ac.in/.
More details: Information brochure.
Financial Assistance:

Scope of Financial Aid

  1. The Institute provides information to its students for obtaining scholarships under the schemes of Central and State Governments.
  2. Since State Government and Central Government agencies have a large number of schemes to provide scholarship to students, the admission office will help the students to apply for such opportunities.
  3. Tuition fee waiver scholarship in the form of full/half free studentship will be awarded strictly on merit cum means basis as per the notification of the W.B. Government.
Training & Placement:

IIIT Kalyani had a successful placement session during 2017-18 and 2018-19. Students got offers from both on-campus and online/off-campus selection process. Some students qualified in GATE, CAT and opted to pursue higher studies in premier Indian Institutions.

Some of our recruiters in the first two batches were: Smartprix, Infosys, Cognizant, Nikulsan, TCS, MAQ Software, TCG Digital, SIGMOID etc.

Placement statistics can be found here: Placement statistics.

Training and Placement Officer:  Mr. Sudeep Chowdhury
Mob: 9836075844
Industry And Alumni Relations:

The industry partners of IIIT Kalyani are Coal India Ltd., Rolta Foundation and WEBEL. The Students' Alumni Cell formation is under process.  

Location and Accessibility:


Kalyani is located in the Nadia district of West Bengal, within the Kolkata metropolitan area and is the administrative headquarter of kalyani subdivision. Situated on the banks of Hooghly river, the city is spread over a sprawling area of 29.14 square kilometre (11.25 square mile). Kalyani being a planned town, is characterized by underground sewerage system, paved roads forming rectangular grids, tree lined avenues and community parks.

The infrastructure in Kalyani has been adequately developed to give it a rich ambience for education and industrial growth with its roads, railways, river, power supply, underground sewerage system, solid waste management, fire brigade and police administration. Other than Indian Institute of Information Technology Kalyani, the city boasts to have two universities - Kalyani University and Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya. Institutes of national importance like IISER Kolkata and National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) have also got their campuses in Kalyani. The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) will soon make its presence in Kalyani. In addition to the above, Kalyani is having three major hospitals and a medical college.

Air Connectivity

The nearest airport from Kalyani is Netaji Subhash Chanda Bose International Airport, Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal. The road distance from Kalyani to Kolkata airport is around 45 km and the normal travel time is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Rail Connectivity

There are around 80 trains running daily connecting Kalyani and Kolkata and the travel time is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Road Connectivity

Kalyani is well connected by road link and is easily accessible by private transport and bus service from different places. The important bus routes connecting Kalyani are : Kalyani – Kolkata,  Kalyani – Siliguri, Kalyani – Barakar (Bardhaman). Kalyani is linked with two very important National Highways via the Iswar Gupta Bridge, Delhi Road (NH 2) and Mumbai Road (NH 6).

Academic Programwise Seats breakup:
Institute CodeProgram CodeAcademic Program NameState/All India SeatsSeat PoolOPENOPEN-PwDGEN-EWSGEN-EWS-PwDSCSC-PwDSTST-PwDOBC-NCLOBC-NCL-PwDTotal(includes Female Supernumerary)
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
304 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 50 3 7 0 17 1 9 0 29 2 118
118 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
     Total Seats 50 3 0 0 17 1 9 0 29 2 118
118 0