IIIT-Delhi is a research focused institute established by Govt. of NCT, Delhi in 2008. The mission of IIITD is to be a global centre of excellence in Information Technology education, training and research. IIITD is currently offering B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D programs in IT and its allied areas. The institute began with its first batch of 60 BTech students in 2008. This first batch graduated in 2012 - the first Convocation took place in November, 2012. By that time, the institute has attracted nearly 30 faculty members, and its academic program consisted of B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programs in CSE and ECE. In a relatively short time, it has earned a good reputation in India and abroad for being a center of quality education and research in IT. 2012 turned out to be more remarkable year because during the summer of this year, the institute started functioning from its permanent campus in Okhla. Smt. Sheila Dikshit, the then Chief Minister of Delhi, inaugurated the campus in October, 2012.
One of the stated values of IIITD is to be “Industry Facing”. To improve our interaction with Industry and to facilitate a mutually beneficial relationship with the industry we are launching two initiatives viz.