Master of Science in Information Technology

International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad


About International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad

International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) is a deemed-to-be university, founded in 1998, and is the first IIIT in India under this model. Over the years, the institute has developed robust research programmes, with an emphasis on technology and applied research for industry and society.

The institute facilitates interdisciplinary research and a seamless flow of knowledge. Several world-renowned centers of excellence are part of IIIT-H’s research portfolio. It has established various joint collaboration and co-innovation models with several national and multinational companies. Its innovative curriculum allows students the flexibility of selecting their courses and projects.

Why study from IIIT Hyderabad

  • IIIT-H is recognised by UGC, approved by AICTE, and accredited by NAAC (Grade A++).
  • IIIT Hyderabad's programmes consistently rank among the best. In 2022, its on-campus B.Tech. programme was ranked 2nd by India Today, 6th by Outlook, and 14th by The Week among Indian institutes.
  • Ranked 1st in South Region Dataquest T-School Employability Index Survey 2021. Many top IT firms recruit from the MSIT on-campus programme, including Amazon, Nvidia, Oracle, Paytm, EA Sports.
  • Research-driven curriculum: It has over 20 research centres and labs on campus where experts focus on specific research areas like neural networks, software architecture, IoT, machine learning and many others. This research focus ensures programme curriculums are updated with latest technology trends.

Featured Faculty

Praveen Garimella

Praveen Garimella

Professor & Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University

Praveen Garimella is a seasoned professional who has dedicated nearly two decades of his career to the MSIT IIIT-H community. His expertise is in computer science, software engineering, and artificial intelligence. During his tenure with the MSIT programme, Praveen pioneered the 'learning by doing' pedagogy, bringing an innovative, project-centered curriculum to life.

Anandswarup Vadapalli

Anandswarup Vadapalli

Assistant Professor

Prof. Vadapalli has been associated with IIIT Hyderabad for more than 13 years and teaches AI/ML courses as part of the MSIT programme. He specialises in programming languages, scientific computing, deep learning platforms, and computing applications. He has authored and co-authored several publications on neural networks and text-to-speech systems and has presented at conferences in San Francisco, Bulgaria, Singapore, etc.

Murthy Vemuri

Murthy Vemuri

Course Instructor

Mr Vemuri is an MSIT graduate and has been a mentor for the MSIT programme at IIIT Hyderabad for over 6 years. He has trained over 130 students across core courses and specialisations in the MSIT programme.

Deepak Kumar Reddy Bhimavarapu

Deepak Kumar Reddy Bhimavarapu

Course Instructor

Mr Bhimavarapu is an MSIT graduate and has been a mentor for the MSIT programme at IIIT Hyderabad for over 6 years. He has significant experience across programming languages, databases, front-end technologies, and cloud platforms. He has also worked on research and product development projects with a Singapore-based technology firm.

Register for a live faculty webinar and Q&A session:

  • Date: 29th April 2024, 6PM IST
  • Registration link: Click Here

Key programme entry highlights:

  • No application fee or entrance examination
  • No work experience or prior programming knowledge required
  • Only 16 years of formal education is required to apply. Students in the final year of a 4 year undergraduate degree in STEM fields may also apply. Details here.

Documents required to apply:

  • Bachelor/undergraduate degree and transcripts
  • Valid ID proof
  • Optional: PG diploma/Master's degree

Key dates:

  • Next application deadline: 1st May 2024
  • Class start: July 2024

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