Indian Institute of Information Technology, Nagpur (IIITN) is one of the 20 Indian Institutes of Information Technology established under the Public-Private Partnership Scheme by the Ministry of Education (erstwhile Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India. IIITN has been declared as an “Institution of National Importance” under the provisions of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Act, 2017. The Institute started functioning during the year 2016-17 and presently operating from its Makeshift Campus in Nagpur under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, and is supported by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Maharashtra, and Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai as Industry Partner.
One of the main objectives of the Institute is to develop competent and capable youth imbued with the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship with the social and environmental orientation to meet the knowledge needs of the country and provide Global Leadership in Information Technology & Allied Fields.
The Institute aspires to attain the status of a top-notch Institution in Information Technology and Allied Fields and to emerge as an elite Research Institution by imparting futuristic quality education of Global Standards to corroborate the status of an “Institution of National Importance”.
To undertake socially relevant, industry-oriented In-House Research & Development Programmes as well as to undertake cutting-edge research through Public-Private Participation in Information Technology & Allied Fields. The Institute shall endeavor to develop innovation and entrepreneurship with social and environmental orientation.