Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam (IIIT-K) started its first batch in 2015 in its temporary campus at Amala Jhyoti College of Engineering, Koovapally (Kerala) with a great pace. IIIT in Kottayam district is set up according to an initiative by The of Government of India to setup 20IIITs in the country. The initial investment involved is 128 Crores, 64 Crores being grant from the Central Government, 45 crores grant from Government of Kerala and 19 crores raised through private participation. In addition, the state will provide necessary land free of cost. The IIIT shall be located at Pala in Kottayam District. The land acquired is located at Vallichira village, Block No.20, Kottayam District. The major objective in establishing IIITs is to set up an education model which can produce best-in-class human resources in IT and which can harness the multidimensional facets of IT in various domains. The IIIT is expected to contribute significantly to the global competitiveness through the key sectors of Indian economy and Industry, focusing on applied research and education in IT in selected domain areas. The institute has collaboration with a team of three companies namely, EMKE group, Dubai, ROLTA India Limited and CIAL (Cochin International Airport Limited). Establishment of IIIT at Kottayam in Kerala state will be a landmark in the technical education and research landscape of the country. Research intensive academic programmes and synergy with industry will definitely imbibe a new model of education and research in applied Information Technology thus fulfilling the vision of Govt. of India`s IIIT initiative. Its curricular mentor is the best IIIT in India ie. International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad and administrative mentor is one of the best NITs ie. NIT Calicut. So the reputation is ensured. It is currently offering B. Tech, MS and B. Tech-MS integrated courses in various fields of engineering.