The Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida, declared Deemed to be University under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1967, is one of the first three institutes promoted by the Jaiprakash Sewa Sansthan (JSS, a not-for-profit trust backed by Jaypee Group of Companies, an infrastructure conglomerate) in 2001. A co-educational institution, it offers various courses through its eight departments - Biotechnology,Computer Science & Information Technology,Electronics & Communication,Mathematics,Physics and Material Science,Humanities and Social Sciences. All undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the University have been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation of the Delhi-based All India Council for Technological Education (AICTE). The training and placement cell of the institute centrally handles campus placement of the graduating students of the Jaypee group of institutes, incuding JIIT. Regular employers of JIIT graduates include bigwigs like Accenture, Jaypee Group, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. Bridgecon Infra, Monsoon Multimedia Ltd., Movitech, Capital IQ, NIIT Technologies, Ambuja Cement, Bioxcel, Ernest & Young, Tata Consultancy Services, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Infosys Tech Ltd, Grape City, HCL Technologies and many others. The average compensation package offered to JIIT Noida graduates ranges from Rs. 3.2 lakh to Rs. 16 lakh per annum.
Located in Electronic City, Noida, the area earmarked for educational institutions by the Noida Authority, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology hosts a state-of-the-art lush green campus with a built-up area of 68,340 square meters. The institute’s environmentally-conditioned building houses 30 classrooms, 32 modern laboratories, five lecture theatres, nine conference rooms, one auditorium, five syndicate rooms, 18 tutorial rooms, and learning resource centres, all supported by information technology. The campus also houses an environmentally conditioned Academic Block, mess and residential facilities available for faculty as well. The newly built campus at sector 128 is equally well-equipped with these facilities. The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is a three-storeyed air-conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled building rich in resources in all subjects offered by the institute. It has 41,484 volumes of books, subscription to 95 print journals, access to 16,000 e-journals and a number of other online resources too. The LRC is also a member of the Developing Library Network (DELNET) for sharing resources among its member libraries. Sports fields are provided with floodlights. There is a well-equipped sports complex for indoor sports. Other facilities include a tuckshop, bank and ATM, well-equipped dispensary, and telephone booth.
JIIT, Noida offers various undergraduate programmesfor B.Tech./B.A Honors degree in the following fields: Electronics and Communication Engineering Computer Science and Engineering Information Technology Biotechnology Economics Psychology Sociology The duration of all the UG courses is 4 years with 8 semesters, except for B.A. (Hons) programme - Economics, Psychology and Sociology - the duration of which is three years. The institute also offers the following PG courses (MBA and M.Tech degrees): Electronics and Communication Engineering Microelectronic Systems & Embedded Technology Computer Science & Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Applied and Computational Mathematics Masters in Business Administration The duration of all M.Tech programmes is two years with four semesters. Research (Ph.D) programmes are offered by the following departments of the institute: Electronics and Communication Engineering Computer Science , Engineering and Information Technology Biotechnology and Bio Informatics Physics & Materials Science Engineering Mathematics Humanities and Social Sciences Management Extra-curricular activities The institute offers various extra-curricular activities including competitions, seminars and lectures on robotics, business plans, etc. Cultural programmes include theme walks, fashion shows, street plays, and choreography competitions. Students get an opportunity to showcase their talents at Impressions, its annual techno-cultural-managerial fest. Recreational activities, parties, trekking and outings are organized for students. A variety of sporting events such as cricket, football, basketball, lawn tennis, volleyball, and badminton are organized by the JIIT sports division.
All admissions for the engineering programmes are based on theranks obtained by students in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). For admission to the MBA programme, the Common Aptitude Test (CAT) or the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) scores are considered. Admission to postgraduate programmes is based on GATE scores and a postgraduate test conducted by the university itself. For further details on admission and fees, the institute’s Admission Help Desk can be contacted at the following numbers: 0120 – 2594132, 0120 – 2594133, 0120 – 2594179. Queries can be mailed to [email protected]
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, was ranked as the No.1 institute for Engineering in Delhi NCR by the Hindustan Times Campus Survey dated February 27, 2013. JIIT students regularly represent the state and country in several sports activities, bagging many laurels in the process.