The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) is a group of educational centres in India that focus on information technology and associated business requirements. IIIT centres 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. These institutes offer a range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in information technology, electronics, communications engineering, cyber law, information security and biomedical engineering. Admissions to undergraduate programs at IIITs are conducted through the All India Engineering Entrance Examination. Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies Vice Chancellor V Rama Chandra Raju is the in charge of four IITs in Andhra Pradesh.
HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao has released the provisional list of selected for six years integrated B Tech Course for four campuses situated at Srikakulam, Nuzivedu, RK Valley (Kadapa) and Ongole in Andhra Pradesh. At a ceremonious function held at Dr YVS Murthy Auditorium, Engineering College Grounds, Andhra University the minister has released the password for the results.
‘We have observed great competitions for six year integrated courses in IIITs as we received 50,850 applications this year’ said Ganta Srinivas Rao. We have received 27,988 applications from government school students and 22,862 from private colleges as one can decide his future immediately after completing his tenth class. We have selected 4,000 candidates for this year out of 10,420 students who have secured 10 /10 points in CGPA, he added.
‘Counselling will be commenced from July 4 to 5th for Nuzivedu and Kadapa IIITs and on 6th and 7th for Srikakulam and Ongole campuses’ said VC V Rama Chandra Raju while speaking on the occasion.
Convener of IITs Gopal Raju, Andhra University Vice Chancellor G Nageswar Rao, Registrar V Uma Maheswar Rao and others present.