International Institute of Information Technology Bhubaneswar (IIIT BH) was established in 2006 in Gothapatna Bhubaneswar Odisha by the Government of Odisha as a public institution in a spacious area of 50 acres in a serene green atmosphere to address the need for professionals in information technology and its related areas in Odisha and India. However, the foundation stone was laid by then President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in 2005. It is an AICTE-approved institution declared as a unitary university by the Government of Odisha in 2014.
In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where IIIT BH gave its reports.
Students Intake at IIIT Bhubaneswar
IIIT BH admitted a decent number of 300 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and merely 25 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
IIIT BH has 47 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 68.08% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:27, that is, one professor is available for every 27 students.
IIIT Bhubaneswar Annual Expenditures
IIIT BH spent Rs. 1.96 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which a decent 16.36% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a modest 13.8% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 2.37% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 67.47% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 2.02 crores and it was around Rs. 33.93 crores in 2019.
IIIT BH spent over Rs. 9.92 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 68.26% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 31.55% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining 0.19% spent on Seminars/Workshops/Conferences. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 10.97 crores in 2020 and Rs. 12.43 crores in 2019.
IIIT Bhubaneswar Research Details
As IIIT BH has good faculties and scholars, better infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file 2 patent applications in 2021, however, it didn’t get any patent.
As IIIT BH has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 9.56, Rs. 12.86 and Rs. 6.96 lakhs through 2 sponsored research projects each from the same number of every 2 companies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
As IIIT BH has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, big companies are willing to get a consultation at this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 90.67 lakhs through 5 consultancy projects from the same number of 5 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.07 and Rs. 1.28 crores through 9 and 7 consultancy projects from the same number of 9 and 7 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
IIIT Bhubaneswar Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At IIIT BH in UG programs, a modest number of 320 students got admission to UG degree courses and a considerable 88.44% of them graduated, of whom 75.09% got placements at top companies, and 10 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 93.44% of students graduated, of whom 81.43% got placements and 5 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a massive 99.18% of students graduated, of whom 69.96% got placements and 10 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At IIIT BH in PG programs, all of the students graduated, of whom 33.33% got placements at top companies, and 1 was selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 94.44% of the students graduated, however, none got placements, and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a bulky 82.61% of the students graduated, of whom merely 18.75% got placement and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
At IIIT BH, merely 11 students have pursued their research studies till 2021, of whom 9 students graduated in 2021 and 3 students graduated in 2020.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.3 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 9 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 3.3 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of IIIT BH are APTUS Data Labs, Wipro, Drubuss, TEK system, Gyansys, Infosys, Utopia Global, ODESSA, Dell, IBM, Mindtree, TCS, Hitachi, Ernst & Young, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates at this institution for their companies.
Students Diversity at IIIT Bhubaneswar
At IIIT BH, a considerable number of 1249 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 75.98% are boys and 24.02% are girls; 656 students are from within the state, 583 students are from other states, and the remaining 10 students are from abroad.
Facilities on IIIT Bhubaneswar Campus
IIIT BH has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a gym, a sports complex, an auditorium, a wi-fi campus, IT infrastructure, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.
Campus Festivals at IIIT Bhubaneswar
IIIT BH celebrates ADVAITA as the inter-college techno-cultural fest for four days in February where a barrage of technical events from Rockathon and Robotics to Google buster and a spectrum of colorful events from War of Bands to Dance Face-off, sports events, and Celebrity Nights are organized to induce the interest of the students in technology and culture and give them a platform to showcase their technical prowess and cultural artistry, and this fest ward off the boredness in all the ways as it covers all the parts of the life such as arts, science, technology, and engineering and also other extracurricular activities.
As IIIT BH is in Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Odisha, therefore it has a good transport system along with a major railway station and an international airport. Both Bhubaneswar Railway Station which is at a distance of 13.8 km away and Biju Patnaik International Airport which is around 12.3 km away from the institution are available to reach the institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.
How to Get Admission at IIIT Bhubaneswar
For UG Course: Candidates who passed or appeared in the +2 exam or equivalent to any other exam thereto need to take JEE (Main) and get a required rank/score to get admission to the UG courses, however, 50% of seats are allotted to the candidates from Odisha who need to attend the counseling conducted by IIIT BH, and rest of the 50% are allocated to the candidates from rest of Odisha who need to attend the JoSSA counseling to get admission to the UG courses. Reservation for SC/ST and other reserved-category candidates is given as per the Government of Odisha norms.
For PG Course: Candidates who passed the UG degree course in the respective stream need to take and clear the GATE to get admission to PG courses, and admission is given through CCMT counseling.
Fee Structure at IIIT Bhubaneswar
The student needs to pay approximately Rs. 8.36 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at IIIT BH, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 4 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount in two-and-half years.
IIIT Bhubaneswar Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: IIIT BH has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 42.30%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: IIIT BH has some distinguished professors and research scholars, however, its research and professional practice is not impressive. Therefore it scored 12.58%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As IIIT BH has a conducive atmosphere for study, a considerable number of students have graduated at the minimum stipulated time and have got placements at top companies at the campus interview. Therefore it scores 54.47%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: IIIT BH has students from every section and every part of India and the world, therefore it scored 49.64%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: IIIT BH has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are good, however, it has not yet got much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 4.23%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.