The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) is an autonomous Governing Council consisting of eminent people from academia, industry and government presides over the governance of the institution and this university founded in 1998. It was set up as a not-for-profit public private partnership (N-PPP) and is the first IIIT to be set up under this model in India. IIIT-H was set up as a research university focused on the core areas of Information Technology, such as Computer Science, Electronics and Communications, and their applications in other domains. The Institute offers challenging academic programmes, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. IIIT Hyderabad is structured around research centers and labs as opposed to schools and departments. Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) was established IIIT Hyderabad in 2015. Signal Processing and Communications Research Center (SPCRC) in 2003 and other centres include Center for Data Engineering (CDE), Language Technologies Research Center, Robotics Research Center, Center for Security, Theory and Algorithms, Software Engineering Research Center (SERC), Center for Visual Information Technology (CVIT), Center for VLSI and Embedded Systems Technology (CVEST) and established domains like ITARD, CBS, CogSci, CCNSB, EERC, etc. its few development centers include ENTICE, CIE, COS.The institute evolved strong research programmes in a host of areas, with computation or IT providing the connecting thread, and with an emphasis on the development of technology and applications, which can be transferred for use to industry and society. This required carrying out basic research that can be used to solve real life problems. As a result, a synergistic relationship has come to exist at the Institute between basic and applied research. Faculty carries out a number of academic industrial projects, and a few companies have been incubated based on the research done at the Institute.