Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram (also known as IIITDM Kancheepuram) is a public type Institute established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in 2007 to pursue design and manufacturing oriented engineering education, research and to promote the competitive advantage of Indian products in global markets. In July 2011, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, declared it as an Institute of National Importance , thus making it the first IIIT to be accorded with this status. On December 1, 2014, IIIT Bill 2014 was passed by the Parliament, thus granting the status of Institutes of National Importance to IIITDM Kancheepuram along with 3 other MHRD funded IIITs. IIITDM Kancheepuram currently also acts as a mentor to IIITDM Kurnool in its new campus situated at Chennai.
The official motto of Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram is “Learning by Doing”. The institute is amongst the three IIITDMs , as the other two institutes being located in Jabalpur and Kurnool. The institute, initially operated from its temporary campus in the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, which was also acting as its mentor institute,and was then has to its permanent campus situated at Kelambakkam-Vandalur road near Chennai. The institute offers its students the undergraduate(B.Tech.) and postgraduate programs in the master of design (M.Des.) which focuses on electronics, IT, mechanical design and manufacturing in the various engineering sectors.Moreover, the institute also has MOU with HITACHI Japan and also has an academic exchange programme with the Nagaoka University of Technology.
IIITDM Kancheepuram is located on a 51-acre residential campus situated in Kandigai village located on the outskirts of Chennai, off the Vandalur-Kelambakkam road. There are separate wings for boys and girls. Girls wing is named as Ashwatha Girls wing and Ashwatha boys wing and Ashoka, Banyan wing is for boys. The institute is amongst the top 100 engineering institutes of India. The companies such as TCS, L&T, Paytm, Ashok Leyland, Mu Sigma, HHV pumps, etc are amongst the recruiter of the Institute offering packages ranging from Rs. 3.25 Lakhs per Annum to Rs. 15 Lakhs per Annum.
|Name||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kancheepuram|
|Area Covered||51 Acres|
|Address||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITD&M) Kancheepuram, Melakottaiyur Village off Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road Nellikuppam Road
City- Chennai , State- Tamil Nadu, 600127
|Landline||0 44 2747 6300|
|Space Covered||51 Acres|