Director's Message

dirimgIndian Institute of Information Technology, Bhagalpur (IIIT Bhagalpur) is one of the IIITs set up by MHRD, Govt of India in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode and it is an institute of national importance. It started functioning from the academic year 2017 in the city Bhagalpur.

Bhagalpur is a city of historical importance on the southern banks of the river Ganges in the state of Bihar. The region has witnessed great educational history by having ancient universities such as Vikramshila University and Nalanda University.

Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur is a joint venture of Govt. of India (50%), Govt. of Bihar (35%) and BELTRON (15%). The institute is fully residential and has separate hostels for boys and girls with proper security arrangements and other facilities. The institute started functioning from the year 2017 with B.Tech courses in two branches, namely Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering. Later considering the need of skilled manpower in the industry in the field of automation a new branch called Mechatronics Engineering was introduced in the year 2018. To excel in the field of research in the respective areas the institute will start M.Tech and PhD program in the respective areas from the next academic session.

The institute has developed all the state of the art laboratories for the BTech curriculum. We have highly motivated and qualified faculties who have developed a world-class learning environment in the institute. The syllabus of IIIT Bhagalpur has been developed by the experts of the various domains taking into account the need of society and industry.

A special course such as:

  • Society – Academia – Industry Internship has been introduced in the curriculum for the summer break in 2nd, 4th and 6th semester to address the issues of the society.
  • Further the curriculum also incorporates one semester the 8th semester of the curriculum completely vacant for the industrial internship.
  • In addition to that foreign language course has also been introduced in the 7th semester to make them eligible to work in the global environment. 

The institute focuses on all round development of students, and enables them to have both soft skills as well as technical skills. I would like to invite all prospective employer and trainer from India and abroad to visit the campus for the internship/recruitment process. I am sure you will witness the outcome of excellence in teaching and learning environment created at IIIT Bhagalpur. The institute also encourages for pre placement talks/ early placement session/e-placement session. An information brochure has also been prepared to make you understand the academic program at IIIT Bhagalpur. I look forward to your wholehearted support and engagement with us.

Prof. Arvind Choubey,
Director, IIIT Bhagalpur