About Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Management, Kurnool
The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Management, Kurnool (IIITDM Kurnool) got established in 2015 by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India. Fully funded by the MHRD, IIITDM Kurnool began its academic programs under the mentorship of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Management, Kancheepuram. In 2017, IIITDM Kurnool received the status of an Institute of National Importance under the amendment made in IIIT act 2014.
The Mission of IIITDM Kurnool is “To become a center of excellence pioneering in education, research & development, and leaders in design & manufacturing”.
At the time of its establishment, IIITDM Kurnool functioned from the campus of its mentor institute, IIITDM Kancheepuram. The Government of Andhra Pradesh allocated a land of 151 acres for the construction of the permanent campus of IIITDM Kurnool. The institute functioned from its transit campus at IIITDM Kancheepuram from 2015 to 2018 and shifted the academic functioning to its permanent campus in July 2018. The campus serves to fulfill all basic requirements of an institution such as academic blocks, laboratories, central library, healthcare facilities etc.
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Management, Kurnool provides off-campus residential facilities to its students. Presently, all male are provided accommodation at Narayanamma hostel and all female students reside at the hostel in G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College.
The hostels in the permanent campus of the institution is under construction and is expected to be built by 2020.
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
The Placement cell of IIITDM Kurnool offers decent internship and job opportunities to all its final year students. The institute act as a mediator between various organizations and students. Some of the major companies recruiting from the institution are VIrtusa, IBM, L&T, WIPRO, PayPal, Cyber Security etc.
Living in a hostel and eating the same canteen and mess food tends to make a student feel monotonous sometimes. To break this monotony, students can visit the following restaurants/ eateries:
- Pushpak Multicuisine Restaurant
- Mintleaf Restaurant
- Lotus Restaurant
- Magic Pizza
- Domino’s Pizza