The International Institute of Information Technology is a Deemed University, popularly known as IIIT-B, was established in 1999 .The Institute is as registered not-for-profit society funded jointly by the Government of Karnataka and the IT industry The Institute works in partnership with the corporate sector, while retaining the freedom of an academic institution. The Institute is a graduate school that offers programs that lead to post-graduate degrees. The graduate study programs offered lead to (a) course-based outcomes, namely the Integrated Master of Technology (Integrated M.Tech.), and the Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Information Technology and Electronic Systems Design, and (b) research outcomes, namely, the Master of Science by Research/ Master of Science (Research) and Digital Society and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The course-based degree programs are full-time resident programs that offer the students a comprehensive learning in an area of specialization. The research degree programs, which may be undertaken as a full-time or a part-time registration, train the students to undertake quality research work in a specific research domain. The course-based degree programs have a fixed timeline whereas the research degree programs are student-paced. Working professionals employed as research scientists/engineers at reputed organization or government agencies are encouraged to pursue part-time research degree programs. IIIT-B students have been well placed in industry, and have been placed with some of the leading companies in the field; in fact, IIIT-B can boast of 100% placement for all its graduates. IIIT-B Innovation Centre is at Bangalores Electronics City is an hub for ICT4D entrepreneurship, innovation and research. Incorporated as a Section 25 company with support from the Ministry of Information Technology (Government of India). I-MACX is the flagship initiative of IIIT-B Innovation Centre. This initiative was launched during the academic year 2014-15. From the time IIIT-B came into existence, around 50+ members of this institute fraternity have turned entrepreneurs and have successfully launched their own ventures. Some of the notable ventures that have recently made news include: Useready, Fields of View, 47Line, Narmada Prerna Yatra, DataWeave, SBALabs among others. IIITB research labs and centers encompasses people, projects, physical facilities, and activities. Research Profile of IIITB includes areas like Computer Science, Data Sciences, Electronic Systems Design, Information Technology & Society, Mathematics & Basic Sciences, Networking Communications & Signal Processing, Software Engineering.