IIIT Una (Saloh) is one of the 20 IIITs being setup, funded and managed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The partners setting up IIIT Una (Saloh) are the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, HP Power Corporation Limited and HP Transmission Corporation Limited. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur has been entrusted the responsibility of mentoring IIIT Una (Saloh) by MHRD, Govt. of India till the time its new campus is made operational at Saloh, Una. Currently IIIT Una (Saloh) will operate from its temporary Premises at NIT Hamirpur. The permanent campus is coming up in the District of Una In Himachal Pradesh.
Currently the IIIT offers B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE).