The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology established by Delhi Act, 2007 endowed the establishment and incorporation of a non-affiliating and teaching institute at Delhi to facilitate and promote studies, research, incubation and extension work in Information Technology and its application domains, and also to achieve excellence in these and connected fields.
With the above objectives in view, the Government of NCT of Delhi allocated 25 acres of land to enable the setting up of the IIITD permanent campus, which is located behind the Phase III Okhla Industrial Estate at a distance if 1 ½ km (approx.) from the Okhla railway station, South Delhi.
The Institute now has an auditorium and a total of 25 lecture halls of varying sizes. There is one auditorium of capacity 500, two big lecture halls of capacity 300, three lecture halls of capacity 160-180, four of capacity 120, two of capacity 60 and fourteen of capacity 25-50. There are two Faculty Housing Towers consisting of a Director's residence and 72 faculty houses. At present, there are four hostels, two for the boys having 508 & 454 beds and another two for the girls with 404 and 394 beds.
There are 22 married hostel accommodations are also available for married Ph.D. students. The rooms are provided night time air conditioning in summers, and heating in winters. High-speed Internet connectivity is also available in hostels.The Sports Block also have 14 guest rooms and 2 guest suites on the second floor .
The Faculty and Research wing of the Academic Complex has a capacity of 50 faculty members and 8 research labs, along with the Ph.D. rooms and M.Tech. labs.
The Library and Information Center has a common study area for students on the ground floor, the library on the first floor and several labs on the upper floors.
The Dining and Recreation Centre contains the students' mess, facilities for extracurricular activities, such as a music room, art room, student council room etc. which are spread over three floors. Cafeteria, ATM facility, stationery shop, mother dairy shop, juice shop and open space for students are available at the ground floor.
IIIT-Delhi provides accommodation to students wishing to reside in the hostels. At present, there are three hostels, two for the boys having 372 & 394 beds and another for the girls with 164 seats. There are 22 married hostel accommodations are also available for married Ph.D. students. The rooms are provided night time air conditioning in summers, and heating in winters. High-speed Internet connectivity is also available in hostels.
At present, the hostels have options of single and double occupancy rooms, all of which are air-conditioned. All hostel students are completely free to move around the campus at all times, and some of the study areas are open 24x7 for the benefit of students. In order to provide 24X7 medical cover for our Faculty, Staff and students both staying in hostel and day scholars the Institute has setup an Infirmary at Ground Floor in the girl's hostel.
The institute is equipped with a number of indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Institute new sports complex is equipped with badminton court, Table Tennis tables, Pool tables, Squash courts, Swimming pool, while Chess boards and Carom boards are available in the hostel common rooms. The institute also has a multi-purpose sports field, two tennis courts, a Football ground, a basketball court, a volleyball field with lighting facilities at the courts. Institute has also provided coach facility for students; institute self-growth activities include active participation from the students under various sports activities.
The institute’s gym offers facilities like treadmills, cross-trainer, recumbent bike, abdominal machine and dumbbells. Gym trainers are also available during morning sessions.
There is also a Faculty Housing Tower consisting of 5 guest houses, a director's residence and 27 faculty houses.
Last updated: 20-09-2021