About IIIT Kalyani
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kalyani got established in 2014 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Government of West Bengal, and two industry partners, Coal India Ltd. and Rolta Foundation. The institute is funded by the three above-mentioned institutes in the ratio of 50:35:15 respectively. The institute, funded by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, received the status of Institute of National Importance in 2017.
IIIT Kalyani follows the motto of “vidhya dhanam sarvadhan pradhanam”, which literally translates to “Knowledge is Supreme of all Wealth”.
IIIT Kalyani, established in 2014 currently functions from a transit campus at Webel IT Park, Kalyani, West Bengal. The Government of West Bengal has allotted an area of 50 acres for setting up the permanent campus of IIIT Kalyani. The transit campus provides all basic facilities sufficient for the functioning of the institution. The campus provides facilities such as healthcare, transportation, banks, eateries, central library, laboratories etc. IIIT Kalyani also provides decent residential facilities to its students.
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kalyani offers accommodation facilities to all outstation students. The institute has four hired hostels. Three of the four are boys’ hostels, while the remaining one is a girls’ hostel. All the four hostels are equipped with necessities like 24/7 water-electricity-network supply. Each hostel has its own mess and canteen for students. The hostels also provide outdoor and indoor sports facilities. Thus, the hostels provide a home-like environment to all its students, making their years at IIIT Kalyani more comfortable and memorable.
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Information Technology
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
IIIT Kalyani had its first placement drive in 2017-2018 academic session. A total of 80% students got placed through the placement cell of the institution. Some of the companies which recruited from IIIT Kalyani include names like Infosys, Cognizant, National Digital Library of India, Sigmoid, Tata Consultancy Services etc.
Some of the restaurants/ eateries near IIIT Kalyani are as follows:
- Rajnandini Family Restaurant
- PM Restaurant
- Food Junction
- Royal Hut Restaurant
- Domino’s Pizza