Bangalore, June 6, 2023 – The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB), deemed University, has once again proven its excellence in the field of education and research by securing the top position in Bangalore and third in Karnataka in the Engineering category of the prestigious National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for 2022. The ranking included the participation of 1314 engineering colleges.
This achievement highlights IIITB’s commitment to providing exceptional technical education and its unwavering dedication to innovation. Delighted by the extraordinary achievement, Prof. Debabrata Das, Director, of IIIT Bangalore quoted, “I am truly honoured by our institute’s remarkable achievement in moving 7 places up from last year in the NIRF rankings. This recognition is a testament to the collective dedication and unwavering commitment of our exceptional students, faculty, and staff. It is a reflection of our relentless pursuit of academic excellence, innovation, and research. We strive to provide a transformative learning environment that empowers our students to become future leaders and change-makers in their respective fields.”
Since its establishment in 1998, IIIT Bangalore has consistently been one of the leaders in CSE and ECE education and innovation, offering interdisciplinary courses that blend information technology and social sciences.
With a vision to contribute to the information technology world through education, research, entrepreneurship, and innovation, the institute has been at the forefront of shaping the future of technology.
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), introduced by the esteemed Ministry of Human Resource Development on September 29, 2015, the provides a systematic approach to ranking educational institutions across India. It draws upon the recommendations of a Core Committee established by the MHRD, which thoroughly analyzed and identified key parameters for evaluating universities and institutions. These parameters encompass essential aspects such as “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception.” By considering these broad areas, the NIRF framework aims to comprehensively assess and rank educational institutions based on their overall performance and impact.
IIITB’s success extends beyond academic excellence. With a diverse student body comprising talented individuals from India and abroad, the institute nurtures a vibrant peer group that enhances the overall educational experience. By selecting students solely on merit, IIITB ensures a high level of discourse and intellectual engagement within its academic community.
The institute has played a crucial role in producing highly skilled professionals for the IT industry. Over 3,500 students have graduated from IIITB since its inception, with many of them serving in renowned IT product and services companies worldwide. Furthermore, IIITB’s alumni have founded over 50 successful enterprises, showcasing the institute’s impact on the entrepreneurial landscape.
IIITB’s unique model of education, research, and industry interaction has elevated its stature within the academic community. By fostering partnerships with the corporate sector while maintaining the freedom of an academic institution, IIITB provides students with practical exposure to real-world challenges and opportunities.
Inspired by leading institutions worldwide, IIITB strives to emulate an academic culture on par with the best international standards. The institute’s commitment to excellence and innovation has solidified its position as one of the highly reputed technology institute in India.