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Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)

The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) is a group of educational centers in India that focus on information technology and associated business requirements. IIIT centers are sponsored by the centralized government. 

The main aim in setting up the institutes was to nurture a skilled workforce with specialization in information technology to meet the needs of a rapidly-growing technology sector. Today, the institutes offer a range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in information technology, electronics, communications engineering, cyberlaw, information security and biomedical engineering. Admissions to undergraduate programs at IIITs are conducted through the All India Engineering Entrance Examination.

 

This was last updated in July 2012
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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