Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)
are a group of institutes of higher education in
India, focused on core areas of information
technology such as Computer Science, Electronics
and Communication and their applications in other
In March of 2008, the AP Government created Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) IIITs Nuzvid, Srikakulam and 2 more by an act of the Legislature as a full-fledged university which would initially admit roughly the top 1% of the rural students.