Indian Institute and Information Technology and Management, Kerala (IIITM-K) is a research institution under the government of Kerala and is affiliated to CUSAT. Situated in the IT hub of Kerala, Technopark, IIITM-K is one of the pioneers in Computer Science and Information Technology in the state. Here is everything you want to know about about IIITM-K.

What is IIITM-K?

IIITM-K was established by the Government of Kerala with the aim of strengthening the state’s IT infrastructure and resources. It Provides a great opportunity to students who are native to Kerala as well as students from other parts of the country to get a top-grade education in Information Technology and Computer Science. It equips the students to excel in the competitive world by providing hands-on experience with the industry.

IIITM-K was inaugurated on 23 November, 2000 by the then Honorable Governor of Kerala, Sri Sukhdev Singh Kang. Academic year began in March 2001, when the first batch of Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT) students were admitted. The institute now has 4 Masters programs, 2 M.Phil programs as well as several Diploma and Certificate programs.

Courses offered by IIITM-K

M.Sc. Courses Offered by IIITM-K

M.Sc. Information Technology
M.Sc. Computational Science
M.Sc. Computer Science And Information Security
M.Sc. Geoinformatics

M.Phil Courses offered by IIITM-K

M.Phil Computer Science
M.Phil Ecological Informatics

Diploma Courses offered by IIITM-K

Post Graduate Diploma in e-Governance (PGDeG)
Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Agri-Informatics

Major Research Areas

Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing
Medical Image Computing and Signal Processing
Natural Language Processing
Software Engineering and Object Modelling
Information Systems and Services

What makes IIITM-K special?

As mentioned earlier, IIITM-K is situated in the IT hub of Kerala, Techno park. This enables the students to collaborate with the big players in the industry, get hands on experience with new technologies and most of all, to transform themselves into better technologists by the end of their campus life. Also, a number of internal as well as international seminars and workshops are conducted by the institute, enabling the students to keep themselves updated about the current trends in their respective fields.

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IIITM-K : Campus and Facilities

labs in iiitm-k

Virtual Resource Centre for Language Computing
High Performance Computing Lab for Computational Chemistry
Medical Image Computing and Signal Processing Lab
Embedded System Lab
Cloud Computing Lab
Geographical Information Systems Lab
Language Computing Lab
Multimedia Services Lab
Medical Image Computing and Signal Processing Lab
Visual Media Lab
Centre For Innovation And Technology Incubation (CITI)
Centre for Continuing Studies
Data Engineering Lab

IIITM-K Library

To care for the needs of its academic community, the institute has established a library, with print as well as digital resources and services. Catering to the ongoing research requirements and projects, IIITM-K has shown impeccable care in setting up a state of the art library which, thus, serves as the hub of academic activities in the institute.

IIITM-K library is nothing like the ordinary libraries you usually get to see in other educational institutions. It is well equipped, has access to hundreds of online journals, possesses a great collection of digital resources and so on.To know more about the library facilities, check this link and i am sure that you will get amused.

IIITM-K Faculty

Being the best IT learning and research atmosphere in Kerala and working hard towards becoming the best in India, IIITM-K management have made sure that they provide the best faculty to their students. This turns out to be an important factor in the Institute’s success and growth. Every faculty member works on advanced research areas with research scholars and find time to work on their individual projects too. The success of an educational institution depends not only on the infrastructure, but also on the intellectual minds supporting its growth.

What makes IIITM-K special is a bunch of extra ordinary professors, who pursue thier own research and motivate students to bring the best out of themselves. This link will be very helpful in knowing more about the IIITM-K faculty and understanding their research interests as well as publications. 

How to get admission in IIITM-K

Admission to Master Degrees and Post Graduate Diplomas are conducted via ITCAT (IIITM-K Common Admission Test). Admissions to MPhil programs are done through ITRAT (IIITM-K Research Aptitude Test) or via valid NET/GATE score. All candidates have to apply online for appearing in the entrance exams. Candidates have to meet the eligibility criteria and should furnish all the relevant details in order to appear for the exam. Candidates can write the entrance exams at the following centers : Calicut, Cochin, Kottayam, Perintalmanna, Thodupuzha, Trivandrum, Anand, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kota, Madurai, Mysore, New Delhi, Patna and Trichy. 

Still clueless about how to go through the application procedure? This article will take you through the entire admission process step by step. 

IIITM-K Contact Information

Feel free to drop a mail at with your queries. You can also contact the admission help desk at IIITM-K in the following numbers.

Admission help desk numbers : + 91 9744141350 / 0471-2700777, 2527567

Why should you join IIITM-K

IIITM-K is a student friendly learning atmosphere and a collaborative work space, which will essentially transform you into a professional, both in your work and in your life. IIITM-K is host to a large number of international seminars and workshops, which enables the students to meet and share with top researchers and industrialists. The institute works closely with a number of leading companies, enabling the students to develop a proper understanding about their work culture and professionalism. So, in summary, if you want to learn computer science or Information Technology and at the same time, make yourselves equipped for the industry, IIITM-K is the best option you have got in Kerala. The following article will give you a proper understanding about the various international seminars and workshops being conducted in IIITM-K. Have a look.