IIIT Raichur, located in the city of Raichur in Karnataka, is one of the
youngest and budding IIITs proposed by the Ministry of Education, Government
The academic activity of the institute commenced in the year 2019 in August
from the temporary campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad,
Telangana, with its first batch being admitted to Bachelor of Technology,
Computer Science and Engineering. Then, in September 2021, IIIT Raichur
shifted to the Transit in GEC Yermarus Camp, Raichur, Karnataka, where all
academic activities are currently taking place.
IIT Hyderabad mentored IIIT Raichur from August 2019 to November 2022 and
oversaw its complete functioning, including administration, teaching, new
campus planning, etc. Prof B S Murty, Director IITH & Mentor Director,
IIITR, and Prof Harish Kumar Sardana, Director, IIITR, exchanged the
official handover document of the IIIT Raichur on 1st December 2022.
The transit campus is equipped with academic and administrative buildings,
as well as separate hostels for boys and girls. Starting Aug 2023, the
institute started offering another B.Tech program in Artificial Intelligence
& Data Science.
The permanent campus of IIIT Raichur is currently under construction and
will soon become operational in a few years.