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Type of the institute: Indian Institute of Information Technology
Complete Mailing Address: 630 Gnan Marg, Sri City, Chittoor District, PIN-517646, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Contact Person For Admission: Dr. Divyabramham Kandimalla
Designation: Assistant Dean (UG Programmes)
Email: ug.admissions@iiits.in
Alternate Email: admissions@iiits.in
Phone Nos: 91-7306473364,91-7337327448,91-7032851919,91-8897966988
Fax No: 91-7337327448 (WhatsApp text only)
Mobile No.: 91-7306473364,91-7337327448,91-7032851919,91-8897966988
About the Institute:

About IIIT Sri City

Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chittoor at Sri City, known as IIITS, is an Institute of National Importance set up under an Act of Parliament. The Institute is governed by a Board of Governors consisting of distinguished academicians, industry leaders and senior government officials. Additionally, IIIT Hyderabad and IIT Hyderabad were the mentor institutions for IIIT Sri City. In fact, the Institute follows a similar curriculum and pedagogy as IIIT Hyderabad.

Unique Location: The Campus spread across 81 acres and equipped with state-of-the-art Infrastructure in Sri City. Located 55 km north of Chennai on the Nellore Highway, Sri City boasts of seamless connectivity by road, air etc. (Visit: _http://www.sricity.in). IIITS is located in Sri City, a decade old state of the art industrial city spread over 8000 acres encompassing a multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Domestic Tariff Zone (DTZ), Free Trade & Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) and Electronics Manufacturing Cluster. Sri City is hosting over 180 large manufacturing MNCs from over 27 industrialized countries. The institute has access to the industries and social infrastructure available in Sri City through the Industry Partner.

Focus on Research: IIITS is a unique institution with a perfect blend of teaching and research. Focus on UG-led research aims to develop technology related research that can solve real-world problems and has an impact across the world and in India. The Institute has two research centers-Center for Smart Cities and MHRD funded Design and Innovation Center. _Currently, there are 10 ongoing external sponsored projects driven by our faculties; worth nearly 3 crore rupees. The sponsoring agencies include: Department of Science and Technology (DST), ISRO, Naval Research Board (NRB), etc.

Gyan Circle Ventures- TBI at IIIT Sri City:  Keeping up with the spirit of entrepreneurship, Gyan Circle Ventures serves as a hub for innovation and startups leading to development of new technologies and business opportunities as well as enable economic and social development in the region. Gyan Circle Ventures is funded by the Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) under Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (TIDE 2.0) scheme. IIIT Sri City has been part of MHRD Innovation Cell and established Institute Innovation Council. Furthermore, IIIT Sri City has established an Entrepreneurship Cell (E-cell) to support and enable students to create innovative ideas and convert them into business opportunities. E-cell trains students on how to be successful entrepreneurs with social responsibility.

Fee Structure:

Fee Structure for the academic year 2021-22- Semester I (Monsoon)

Tuition Fee, Admission fee, Caution Deposit, Hostel Fee, Mess Fee and Accidental Insurance:

1) One-time payment:

a. Admission Fee                     : Rs.15,000/- (non-refundable)

b. Caution Deposit                   : Rs.15,000/- (Refundable at the end of the program)

2) Per semester payable at the beginning of each semester

a. Normal Tuition Fee              : Rs. 1,35,000/-

    COVID - 19 discount           : Rs. 5,000/-

    Total Tuition fee to be paid   : Rs. 1,30,000/-

b. Hostel Establishment Fee     Rs. 18,000/- per semester 

c. Mess Fee                               : Rs. 20,000/- per semester 

3) Per year payable at the beginning of Monsoon semester 

Accidental Insurance and other benefits : Rs. 1,000/- per year

Academic Structure:

Academic Structure:

B.Tech Curriculum

IIIT Sri City, Chittoor was mentored by IIIT Hyderabad in the initial years The curriculum at IIIT Sri City follows a practice-theory-practice approach wherein the students are first introduced to real-world engineering concepts by providing hands-on-training. This is followed by rigorous theory-based courses which are again followed up with hands-on courses with intense real-world projects, requiring intense involvement from each student. The curriculum has been designed keeping in mind the best practices of IIIT Hyderabad, IITs, and leading institutions of higher learning globally. The Institute combines top-class education with pioneering research, whereby undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in different research and technology development projects, starting from the 3rd year. 

IIIT Sri City offers B.Tech degree in two disciplines:

  1. Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) 

  2. Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

The primary objective of the B.Tech programme at IIIT Sri City is to prepare aspiring students having the potential to face challenges with industry-ready standards. The unique curriculum offered facilitates students in becoming top-notch engineers/entrepreneurs while also equipping them to pursue higher studies and research work. We give ample opportunity to learn both fundamentals of theory as well as its application aspects. The curriculum is designed on the foundation of concepts driven by real-world practices which are duly covered in the first half of the program. The second half is engaging in the sense that it provides avenues for developing special skills and gaining knowledge in various sub-areas, gives a hands-on approach through well-guided project works, and also provides the much-needed flexibility in selecting courses that suit individual students. Besides well-designed core subjects, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, and Skill Building Programs are an integral and interesting part of our distinctive curriculum. 

Unique Honors Programme:

This is a purely research-intensive part of the curriculum and the promising students meeting the eligibility criteria are encouraged to opt for the Honors Programme starting from the 5th semester and go on up to 8th semester. This Honors program has a set of defined deliverables like research papers, development of products and services, generation of IPs. Students failing in meeting these defined deliverables will get a plain B.Tech degree in the respective discipline.

 Unique Component in CSE Programme:

Full Stack Development (FSD) track focuses on producing graduates with industry ready skills in software development. This industry-focused FSD track consists of three courses delivered in a sequence such that the students learn and demonstrate the latest technologies, tools and libraries used in their job situations. These courses together make them learn all three components- Front end, back end and API/Services and be able to develop end to end applications involving all the components effectively. The track simultaneously focuses on making the student undertake a live project that helps them to implement those technology components learned across three courses. The choices of technologies, tools and libraries shall be based on the current industry needs and profile of the batch of students. Three courses offered in 4 to 6 Semesters under this Full-Stack Development track- Fundamentals of Full Stack Development, Framework Driven Front-End Development and Web Services and Backend Development. 

BTech Specializations:

In order to provide specialized human resources, IIIT Sri City offers UG programmes with the following three specializations in the thrust areas:  

B.Tech (CSE):

  1. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 

  2. Specialization in Cybersecurity 

  3. Data Science

B.Tech (ECE):

  1. Cyber Physical Systems

  2. Next Generation Wireless communication

 

MTech Programme:

Being an Institute of National Importance in Information Technology, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chittoor is offering the specialized MTech program in the cutting edge areas. From 2020, the MTech in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (MTech-AI/ML) has started as a two-year degree program by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIIT Sri City. The MTech in AI/ML at IIIT Sri City is benchmarked with such programs of top institutions across the globe. The program has been launched under the supervision of experts from the top institutes and industries, such as IITs, IIITs, Google, IBM, etc. The AI/ML specialization is also offered for B.Tech students. Thus, IIITS provides a very appealing ecosystem in demanding areas such as the AI/ML and produces highly skilled manpower. The two-year MTech in AI/ML aims to bridge the urgent needs of the industry and to produce the high-end AI/ML scientists and engineers for the society. The aim of the MTech-AI/ML program is to produce graduates by providing rigorous training in the priority areas of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The MTech in AI/ML strengthens the students such that they can become AI/ML world leaders and shape India’s future in a better way.

PhD  Programmes: 

IIITS has a significant focus on research and development activities through sponsored projects and scholarly publications. IIITS is the first institute to start research programmes among its peer institutions.  IIITS envisions to be a globally known institution for IT education, research and development. The current faculty members at IIITS are from leading universities from India and abroad with excellent teaching and research credentials. Currently, the institute offers Ph.D. programmes in both Full time and Part time categories. Further the institute is committed to work on real world research problems through industry participation. Hence the experienced industry professionals are involved in various roles as research coordinators/co-guides, doctoral committee members, and examiners. Institute strongly believes that by involving the industry experts in the research programme will have value addition in modelling the research problems to solve the challenging problems of the industry.

Rules For Change Branch:

It is to be noted that IIIT Sri City no longer allows branch change and hence a student admitted in a specific branch will continue to be in the same branch till the completion of the programme.

Faculty:
The faculty is the biggest asset of the Institute and can be compared with the best in the country. All regular faculty members hold Ph.Ds from the reputed institutes having significant global exposure in research. They have published papers in various journals and conference proceedings and attended/organized several workshops, both at the national and international levels. The profiles of faculty members are: 

Dr. Viswanath Pulabaigari
Associate Professor & Head of the CSE Group 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India) 
Research Areas: Pattern Recognition, Data Mining, Algorithms. 

Dr. Sivaprasad Kotamraju
Associate Professor & Head of the ECE Group 
Ph. D. (Mississippi State University, USA)   
Research Areas: Compound semiconductors (III-V, IV-IV), thin films growth and characterization (electrical and optical), optoelectronics, power semiconductor devices and nanowires.
Professor (HAG) & Director 
M.E, M.B.A, Ph.D,  
Research Areas: Software Engineering, Database Management, Digital Business, E-governance. 

Dr. Hrishikesh Venkataraman
Associate Professor 
Ph. D. (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany) 
Research Areas: Networking and communication aspect for Smart Cities , Cellular to WiFi, Small Cells, C-RAN , Vehicular communication and networks, Analytics based recommender system. 

Dr. Rajendra Prasath
Associate professor 
Ph. D. [CSE] (Indian Institutes of Technology-Kharagpur) , Ph.D [Maths-CS] (University of Madras) 
Research Areas: Information Retrieval , Machine Learning , Knowledge Based Systems Case-Based Reasoning , Self-Replication Systems , Distributed Algorithms 

Dr. Anish Chand Turlapaty
Associate Professor 
Ph. D. (Mississippi State University) 
Research Areas: Theory and application of statistical signal processing in the areas of radar and wearable robotics. Application of pattern recognition in the areas of image processing, remote sensing and wearable robotics. 

Dr. Balaji Raman
Associate Professor
Ph. D. (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Research Areas: Analytical Models for Performance Evaluation of Computer Systems, Computer System Architecture, Embedded Systems, Multimedia Systems, Computational Biology, Bio-informatics, Model Checking, Mixed-Signal Simulation. Has the specific interest in System-level-design of Multi-Processor System-on-chip devices.

Dr. Raja Vara Prasad
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India)   
Research Areas: Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks (WSAN), Protocols for Internet of Things (IoT), Digital Twins, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Sensor Fusion: WSN and Computer Vision (CV) 

Dr. Kandimalla Divyabramham
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)   
Research Areas: Computational Electromagnetics:High-Frequency Asymptotic Techniques, Hybrid Method (Method of Moments - Uniform Theory of Diffraction), Electromagnetic Scattering: Radar Cross-Section Studies, Design of Passive Components for Wireless Applications 

Dr. Odelu Vanga
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur) 
Research Areas: Remote User Authentication, Attribute-Based Authentication, Blockchain-Based Authentication, Attribute-Based Encryption, Hierarchical Access Control. 

Dr. Achintya Sarkar
Assistant Professor
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)
Research Areas: Speech signal processing, Biomedical signal processing, Speaker recognition, Spoofing countermeasure, Seizure detection and Application of machine learning in the above areas.

Dr. Balasubramanian (Subu) Kandaswamy
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Northwestern University, USA) 
Research Areas: Transfer Learning, Cognitive Modeling, Cross Domain Knowledge Transfer, Analogy and Representation learning, Agent based modeling and simulations 

Dr Mainak Thakur
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India) 
Research Areas: Analyzing Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data, Geostatistical Applications in Mining, Non-stationarity and Non-Gaussianity Problems in Spatial Data, Different Multivariate Data Analysis Techniques 

Dr. Priyanka Dwivedi
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)   
Research Areas: Micro fabrication, Nano-electronics, Sensor Technology, MEMS, Flexible Electronics, VLSI.

Assistant Professor
Ph. D. (University of Bremen, Germany)
Research Areas: Human Computer Interaction, Virtual/Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Natural Language Processing.
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur) 
Research Areas: Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning. 

Dr. Neha Agrawal
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior, India) 
Research Areas: Cloud Computing, Network Security, Software Defined Networking. 

Dr. Girish G N
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India) 
Research Areas: Image processing and computer vision, medical image analysis, optical coherence tomography, machine learning and deep learning. 

Dr. V. Ramesh Kumar
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India) 
Research Areas: VLSI Circuit Design, Device Modeling, On-chip Interconnections, Ternary Logic Circuits, Carbon Nano Transistors and Interconnections, Through Silicon VIAs. 

Dr. Piyush Joshi
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Indore) 
Research Areas: Computer Vision, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Artificial Intelligence 

Dr. Arun PV
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay) 
Research Areas: Deep Learning, Image Processing, Remote Sensing, Explainable AI, Geo Informatics, Precision Agriculture 

Dr. Nikhil Tripathi
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology Indore) 
Research Areas: Network Security, System Security, Computer Networks 

Dr. Paul Braineard
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institutes of Technology Madras, India) 
Research Areas: MEMS , Microfluidics , Micropumps 

Dr. Sreeja S R
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)
Research Areas: Brain Computer Interface, Mental workload and cognitive load estimation, Artifact Removal from EEG Signals, Sparse Approximation and Sparse Representation based Classification, Feature Optimization, Machine Learning
Assistant Professor
Ph. D. (National Institute Of Technology, Goa)
Research Areas: Brain Computer Interface, EEG data classification, Artificial Neural Networks, Machine Learning.

Dr. Bheemappa Halavar
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal) 
Research Areas: Network on chips(NoC)-System Architecture, High-Performance Computing and Named data networking. 

Dr. R. Shathanaa
Assistant professor 
Ph. D. (National Institutes of Technology Tiruchirapalli, India) 
Research Areas: Computer Architecture, Applied Soft Computing, Architectural Synthesis 

Dr. Amit Praseed
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal) 
Research Areas: Web Security and Information Security. 

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sanodiya
Assistant Professor 
Ph.D.(Indian Institutes of Technology Patna, India) 
Research Areas: Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Internet of Things 

Dr. B. Krishna Priya
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli) 
Research Areas: Computer Architecture, Memory Technologies, Machine Learning, Image Processing, Vehicular Networks. 

Dr. Priyambada Subudhi
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad) 
Research Areas: Computer Vision, Image Processing, Image Segmentation, Machine learning 

Dr. S. Manipriya
Assistant Professor 
Ph. D. (National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli) 
Research Areas: Intelligent Transportation Systems, Data mining, Computer Vision and Image processing, Soft Computing Technique

Facilities:

State-of-the-art Infrastructure

The Campus: A state-of-the-art campus is being built on 81 acres of beautiful terrain which is situated along a scenic perennial creek.  The campus is being designed and built according to international standards. The campus is ready and functional. IIIT Sri City is a residential institute with separate hostels for boys and girls with all necessary facilities, and it is mandatory for all students to stay on campus.  Students can access Campus-Network and computing facilities from their hostel rooms.  Two hostels for boys are ready and one hostel is functional specially for girls.  The construction for two more hostels and one dining hall is in progress.

Green Campus: Sri City where the IIIT is located is planned on Sustainability Principles. All off energy consumed by municipal services comes from Sri City Solar Farm. Sri City encourages its tenants to use a minimum of 40% of energy from renewable sources (Solar). Sri City also encourages electric vehicles for movement within Sri City. The IIIT- Sri City will endeavor to function on 100% Solar Energy from neighboring Solar Farms. It will also encourage all IIITians to use electrical vehicles for movement within the Campus. Most of the water requirement will be met through rainwater-harvesting and re-use of treated waste-water.

Labs: The Institute has air-conditioned, specialized, high-end equipment in each laboratory, as needed in research and development projects. The Institute has air-conditioned computer labs with sufficient work stations.

Networking: The institute is Wi-Fi enabled.  All buildings including the classrooms, hostels and the campus will be connected through a high-speed fiber-optic network.  Students can access Campus-Network and computing facilities from their laptops and computers anywhere in the campus.

Library: The Library has a good  collection of reference books, technical reports, journals, and general books.  The institute subscribes to all leading journals/magazines. The library is open on all days. In addition, the Institute provides access to several digital library platforms like Swayam, NPTEL, E-Vidwan, National Digital Library (NDL), etc.

Student Life at Institute:

Hostel Facilities: IIIT is a residential Institute and it is compulsory for all students to stay on-campus. Separate hostels for boys and girls are available with necessary facilities. Students can access Campus-Network and computing facilities from their hostel rooms.

Dining Facilities: The Institute has multiple messes serving a choice of healthy and nutritious South Indian and North Indian food.  Importance is given to maintain a hygienic environment in the messes.  There is a canteen which serves snacks, non-veg food, general fast foods, juices, milk products. The mess is managed by a committee of Students, Staff and Faculty.

Sports:
The institute encourages students to actively participate in at least one sporting activity based on his/her individual aptitude. The institute provides sports facilities and equipment for a variety of sports such as cricket, football, basket-ball, badminton, volleyball etc. There are tournaments held on a regular basis that ensure a healthy, active atmosphere among students.

Gym: Gym facilities for men & women with modern equipment  are available in hostels.

Financial Assistance:

Scope of Financial Aid:  

We help students in getting financial support through the following methods. 

Education Loans:

IIIT Sri City Chittoor has been included as a premier institute under List-C institutes for sanctioning of Education loans to the students of the institution under the SBI-Education Loan-Scholar Loan Scheme. SBI Sri City Branch(16527) has been designated as the Mapped branch for the institute.

Hence the students who are deserving/meritorious and will be pursuing B.Tech Course in IIIT Sri City Chittoor can be sanctioned an Education loan under the SBI Scholar loan scheme with additional benefits of which some of them are mentioned under:

** Loan Amount and Security requirement

  • Up to Loan limit of Rs.7.5 lakhsOnly Parent/Guardian will be co-borrower Without the requirement of any tangible collateral

  • Above Loan limit of Rs.7.5 lakhs & up to Rs.30 lakhsParent/Guardian will be co-borrower along with the requirement of tangible collateral for full value.

** Rate of Interest: Concessional Rate of interest(fixed) which is 1 year MCLR + 1.50%. (Presently Effective ROI is 8.20%)

** Processing fee NIL

** Margin Requirement

  • Up to Loan limit of Rs.4 Lakhs – NIL

  • Above Rs.4 Lakhs & up to Rs.7.5 Lakhs – 5%

  • Above Rs.7.50 Lakhs - NIL

Details are available on 

https://sbi.co.in/web/personal-banking/loans/education-loans/scholar-loan-scheme

For further details, please contact The Branch Manager, State Bank of India, Sri City Branch,  Mob: 7702002997 / sbi.16527@sbi.co.in

Vidya Lakshmi Portal

Vidya Lakshmi Portal is an education Loan Portal managed by NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, Mumbai. Under this, any student can have access to Education Loans. The Portal is linked with Scheduled Banks. The Portal is a gateway to the Banks through which the student can proceed further. The portal has the facility of tracking the Education Loan right from the inception of loan application to the sanction of loan or otherwise.

Details are available on https://www.vidyalakshmi.co.in/Students/

Central Sector Interest Subsidy Scheme, 2009 on Model Education Loan Scheme of IBA

Under this Scheme Interest Subsidy is given during the moratorium period i.e., Course period plus one year on Education Loan taken from the Scheduled Banks under the Model Education Loan Scheme of Indian Banks Association to students belonging to economically weaker sections whose annual parental income is up to Rs. 4.5 Lakh from all sources. The subsidy is allowed for undergoing recognized Professional/ Technical courses in recognized Institutions in India. This subsidy is allowed only once. The Nodal Bank is Canara Bank, Bengaluru. Details are available on https://www.mhrd.gov.in/scholarships-education-loan-4 

State / Central Government Fee Reimbursement Schemes:

Many State Governments have fee reimbursement schemes for SC, ST, OBC, EBC etc., IIIT, Sri City, Chittoor students are eligible for such schemes from their respective state governments.  Some of the information on financial support can be found below:

Government of Andhra Pradesh: https://jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in/

Government of Telangana: https://telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in/

Government of Jharkhand: https://ekalyan.cgg.gov.in/

On the National Scholarship Portal, there are two major categories of Scholarship Schemes: a. Pre-Matric b. Post Matric/Merit-cum-Means (MCM)/ Top-class.  All these are online Schemes and any eligible student may apply for a Scholarship under Post Matric/Merit-cum-Means (MCM)/Top-class schemes on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). The URL of the portal is: www.scholarships.gov.in

The eligibility criteria of different schemes hosted at National Scholarship Portal, varies from scheme to scheme. Students studying in IIIT Sri City Chittoor and fulfilling the requirements of various scheme guidelines of various Ministries are eligible to apply for the scholarships. 

  1. Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education for SC students

  2. National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship

  3. Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

  4. Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities

The details guidelines and more details about other scholarships are available on the Homepage of the National Scholarship Portal www.scholarships.gov.in 

For further details, please contact Scholarship Section, IIIT Sri City Chittoor +91 7702377944

Part-Time Jobs with IIIT, Sri City, Chittoor

Students will have opportunities to take up Research and Teaching Assistant jobs with the Institute.​​

Training & Placement:

Internships and Placements 

Summer Internship

Students at IIIT Sri City are highly encouraged to seek internships during summer irrespective of which year they are enrolled in the institute.

While it may sound quite aspirational that we are encouraging even the UG first-year students to seek internships, we believe that an industry experience (from the first year) will go a long way in helping a student launch a bright career, from our institute. So, we encourage students as soon as they join to even get work-from-home internships. We feel that every single aspect of learning should be implemented rigorously and executed with due diligence. Internships are one such milestone at the IIITS.

Of course, our focus is to get the pre-final year students to get summer internships, as there is a good chance that these internships can get converted to Pre-Placement Offers (PPO). Google, Microsoft,Amazon, American Express, Yahoo, Swiggy, ZS Associates, Bosch, Commvault are a few of them where our students are currently indulged in their high-end lead projects.

Students are also encouraged to take academic internship opportunities both here in India and abroad. The placement office also brings such opportunities to students so that they can apply for many opportunities.

Semester-Long Project:

Semester-long project is one of the flagship programs of our institute and we have brought in novel aspects into this program so that it benefits the students. There are at least two ways that students benefit from these projects:

Students who aspire for their dream jobs sign-up with companies for the program of a Semester-long project with an opportunity to convert into a full-time position.

Often the companies visiting the campus for recruitment also offer students an opportunity to join as interns before the students join in the full-time positions in the same company. So, students have a gradual transition from students to their full-time roles.

The students get eight credits for these projects, and we have a rigorous review. The students who had opted for a Semester-long project only will be evaluated twice by the industry mentor and the institute faculty mentor. A team of two faculty members carries out the final evaluation, which includes the internal faculty mentor.

Placements: At the Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City (IIITS), a structured and systematic effort for placements and training is present with a group of faculty members, staff, and students under the leadership of the Director. IIITS considers the career of its students as one of the most important priorities of the institute and prepares its students starting from the year the student joins the campus. We have been shaping this career building through a rigorous, futuristic curriculum that prepares students for working in startups where new and innovative solutions to problems have been offered.

Our first four batches of students have launched their careers in a variety of organizations, especially in emerging technology areas. The companies that visited the campus for recruitment not only hired both the CSE and ECE batch students but the companies were also from varied categories: multinational companies, successful startups, cutting-edge technologies computer science companies, and core ECE companies. Some of our multinational recruiters represented industries ranging across Consulting, E-Commerce, Hi-Tech, Hospitality, and Health Care.

The recently graduated batch of 2021 has secured the domestic highest salary of 43 lakhs per annum and our students have also received international offers. A selected small list of the companies that visited for placements are given in the following: Amazon, Microsoft, Commvault, Deloitte, MotorQ, Walmart, Ola, E & Y, Reliance Jio, National Instruments, Ericsson, Jivox Technologies, IBM, Financial Software Solutions, Larsen and Toubro, Tata Consultancy Services, Microchip Technologies, Efftronics Systems, SpringML, Flutura, Vehant Technologies, Aganitha Cognitive Solutions, Couture AI, Sigmoid, Coviam Technologies, Truminds, Optum,Urban Ladder, Hyperverge, Grofers, Knowledge Lens, Center of Excellence in Wireless Technology, Tiger Analytics, MaxiML, and others.

Industry And Alumni Relations:

IIITS engages tightly with many IT and ECE companies with multiple objectives, for placement and internship opportunities, for research collaboration, as co-coordinators for workshops, and invited speaker participation for various technical events. The companies IIITS ties-up with are not just big MNCs but also successful startups. A team of faculty (with the Director, sometimes) visit various companies in major cities such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai. We conducted workshops in Bangalore and Chennai where we invited key speakers from various MNC and startups; we took some representative students from our institute for these workshops. Our experience shows that such workshops stimulate creative discussions among students, faculty, and industrialists leading to synergistic partnerships.

A collaboration has been established by IIIT Sri City through a MOA with Data Security Council of India (DSCI- www.dsci.in), set up by NASSCOM for conducting joint academic and research programs in Cyber security. The MoA is part of preparation to support a new BTech specialization in Cyber Security launched by IIIT Sri City. The MOA is designed to have Hackathons, Niche skill building training programmes, Collaboration projects, Market research and Workshops on Cyber Security and privacy in various DSCI initiatives like Skill building, Cyber security industry building and any other similar programmes.

The institute also conducted various workshops with extensive involvement and participation: The names of the workshop are as follows: Workshop on Industrial Applications of AI & Machine Learning, Workshop on Cyber Security Technologies and Applications, Workshop on Socially Relevant Technical Education, and Workshop on Information Security.

IIITS alumni have distinguished themselves through their work across the world and made the institute proud by getting the opportunities to pursue their higher studies in the top universities abroad. Also the IIITS alumni got excellent opportunities in Indian army and top notch companies.

A formal Alumni association was set up in April 2019. On 23rd April 2019 - the day of maiden convocation, a vibrant Alumni association was formally inaugurated with more than 120 students becoming the 1st set of members. This association has been very active in exchanging their ideas, guiding the juniors in their career, etc. With the institute’s support, this association is set to grow exponentially over the coming years and an elected representative body to be set-up soon.

Recreational/Extra Curricular activities:

Student Development

The students’ council IIIT Sri City is an institute-wise body to coordinate and lead all co-curricular, extracurricular and sports activities of the institute. They are responsible for leading the progress and working of all technical, cultural and social clubs and ensuring their requirements in terms of resources are always met. The council has a dedicated office with suitable essentials required for its daily operations.

The technical clubs in the institute are Cyber Security Club, Data Science Club, Internet of Things Club, Machine Learning Club and Programming Club. The cultural clubs include Arts and Design Club, Dance Club, Film Club, Literature and Theatre Club, Music Club and Photography Club. The social club includes Adventure Club, Hope Club, and Nature Club.

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, a flagship programme of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) , Govt. of India, to enable participating higher educational institutions to work with people of rural India in identifying the development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for accelerating sustainable growth. As per the programme, educational institutions are primarily to develop linkage with selective rural clusters (preferably of five villages). 

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) Program
IIIT Sri City is actively participating in the EBSB program launched by Govt. of India. Currently, IIIT Sri City is paired with IIIT Allahabad. Thus, various activities focusing over the culture of Uttar Pradesh have been conducted and also planned to be conducted in future such as, the cultural events including singing, dancing, etc. based on paired state Uttar Pradesh, food fair based on Uttar Pradesh, quiz for language and notable personalities related to Uttar Pradesh, special dinner for students popular in Uttar Pradesh, swachh bharat campaign and activities, pledge on swachhta, debates and drama based on the social culture of Uttar Pradesh, cultural and social activities related to Uttar Pradesh, essay writing and competition over notable festival, personalities, crop, etc. of Uttar Pradesh and may more.

NSS Cell
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of the Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides opportunity to the student youth of Technical Institution of India to take part in various government led community service activities & programmes. The sole aim of the NSS is to provide hands on experience to young students in delivering community service. Since inception of the NSS in the year 1969, the number of students’ strength increased from 40,000 to over 4 million from different universities, colleges and Institutions of higher learning have volunteered to take part in varied community service programmes.

Sports
Games and sports are not only important for success in the studio but it is important for success in every walk of our life. IIIT Sri City wishes that students perform the best in every field and hence provides its students with world class facilities for sports and games as well. The Institute encourages active participation of the students in sports especially through events like the General Championship among various sports teams through its internal tournaments; inter collegiate tournament and the prestigious annual Inter-IIIT Sports Meet. Inter IIIT sports meet is zealously organized every year in which brilliant athletes from each IIIT participate to make their institute proud.
Location and Accessibility:

IIITS - Part of Extended Greater Chennai: IIITS is located 60 KMs from Chennai on the Nellore Highway (NH16), connected through Inner and Outer ring roads. The institute is operating an office in Chennai for effective linkages with the Chennai industrial and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

IIITS- Close Proximity to Tirupati: Tirupati is about 70 KMs from Sri City. Apart from being a world-famous temple city, Tirupati is also a fast developing city. Notably, in Tirupati, a complete ecosystem of institutions such as IIT, ISSER, etc has been set-up along with electronic manufacturing clusters (EMC). IIIT Sri City intends to work with these clusters, especially in setting up electronic-based start-ups in the institute.

IIITS - Integral Part of Sri City: IIITS is located as an integral part of Sri City, a large integrated business city with state of the art industrial ecosystem on the Chennai-Nellore Highway. This decade-old state of the art industrial city spread over 8000 acres encompassing a multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Domestic Tariff Zone (DTZ), Free Trade & Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) and Electronics Manufacturing Cluster. Sri City which hosts more than 180 large manufacturing MNCs from over 27 industrialized countries. These companies are from a variety of fields including automotive, electronics, consumer goods, etc. Sri City MNCs include Alstom, Isuzu, Kellogg’s, Colgate-Palmolive, Kobelco, PepsiCo, Mondelez, etc. which have adopted smart manufacturing systems. IIITS has valuable collaboration with these companies, enabled through the Industry Partner Sri City Private Ltd. Visit: http://www.sricity.in.

The institute is surrounded by Mountains, Waterfalls, Birds Sanctuaries, Small Islands etc., thus providing opportunities for recreational activities. Sri City also hosts two hotels- Mango Resorts and The Inn as part of the social infrastructure. Given the presence of multinational companies, people from other countries are living in and around Sri City. Several Apartment Hotels along with international cuisines are in the immediate vicinity.

The new age KREA university with Liberal Arts focus and its Business School are in Sri City. Satellite Launching Station of Indian Space Research Organization is located near Sri City. The Satish Dhawan Space Centre (aka SHAR), India’s Satellite/Rocket launching center is located at Sriharikota, on the eastern side of the Pulicat Lake which separates Sri City and SHAR.

Reaching IIIT Sri City

From Chennai International Airport – The Institute is at a driving distance of 82 km; about 1 hour 40 mins north from Chennai International Airport. 

From Tirupati International Airport - The Institute is at a driving distance of 77 km; about 1 hour 30 mins from Tirupati International Airport. 

From Chennai Central Railway Station - The Institute is at a driving distance of 72 km;  about 1 hour 20 mins from Chennai Central Railway Station. 

From Sullurpeta Railway Station - The Institute is at a driving distance of 18 km; about 20 mins from Sullurpeta Railway Station. 

From Tada Railway Station - The Institute is at a driving distance of 5.5 km; about 10 mins from Tada Railway Station. 

Bus to IIIT Sri City

From Madhavaram, Chennai Bus Station (MMBT: Madhavaram Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus) – The Institute is at a distance of 60 Kms from MMBT Bus station, Chennai. There are plenty of buses to Tada from Chennai. These include Bus No: 114, 200 and buses to Nellore and Venkatagiri which have a stopover at Tada.

Trains to IIIT Sri City

Tada: From Chennai central, Tada is the closest railway station to Sri City. There are local trains running almost every hour to and from Chennai Central to Tada Railway Station. Travel time by Chennai Local Train to Tada is 1.40 minutes

Sullurpeta: Reaching Sullurpeta by a train would be the easiest way to reach us. Sullurpeta is on the Vijayawada-Chennai line. Most express trains from Kolkata, New Delhi & Hyderabad stop here. From the railway station one can take an auto or APSRTC bus to reach Sricity.

Rent a Car

Sri City is exactly 70 Kms from Chennai Koyambedu Bus Station (CMBT -Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus). The approximate return Cab/Taxi fare from Chennai would be Indica (4 people) Rs. 2500/- and Innova (6 people) Rs. 3500/-.

Contact Transportation Desk: 7337324919

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)
Program-Total
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
307 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 96 5 24 1 36 2 18 1 64 3 250
250 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
307 4114 Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 34 2 8 0 13 1 6 0 23 1 88
88 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
     Total Seats 130 7 0 0 49 3 24 1 87 4 338
338 0

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