January 27, 2016

New IIITs in Ongole, Anantapur and Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has decided to set up new three IIITs (International / Indian Institute of Information Technology) at Ongole, Anantapur and Srikakulam districts. The three new IIITs will be started in the coming three years.

At present, there are 2 IIITs in AP at Nuzvidu and Idupulapaya (Kadapa district). The Ongole IIIT will start functioning from 2016-17 and the classes will be temporarily held in IIIT at Nuzvid.

The seats in Ongole IIIT also will be 1000 as like in Nuzvid and RK Valley. Srikakulam and Anantapur IIITs will start from 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years respectively.

The IIITs are meant for the meritorious candidates of 10th Class from rural background. The Government may allot 500 seats for the respective institutions if they are started in PPP mode.

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