The Indian Institute of Technology of Andhra Pradesh is situated at Tirupati. It was established in the year 2015. It started with 120 students, though it is the initial year. The institute is provided with the permanent campus in 590 acres, which is under construction and it is functioning temporarily from Krishna Teja Educational Institutions which is situated on the outskirts of Tirupati. The institute is popular with the acronym IITAP
IIT Tirupati is offering Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in four different branches in the initial years. They are Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The institute is going to increase the number of branches and going to introduce postgraduate programs gradually in the subsequent years.
The score in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) – Mains and the score in 10 + 2, with Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry as subjects, is the basic eligibility for the admission into Bachelor programs. Each branch of Technology is offered with 30 seats. The admission procedure includes local and non-local reservations as per the regulations.
The permanent campus is provided with all contemporary sophisticated equipment and infrastructure. Yet, the current students of the institute are enjoying all required facilities even in the temporary campus. Library, modern classrooms, laboratories, Wi-Fi connection, video conference hall, computer center etc. are few of the facilities. Separate hostels for boys and girls, indoor and outdoor games, bank, post office, restaurant, gym etc make the students feel comfortable at staying on the campus.
The students of the college go to the nearby government schools and demonstrate simple practical works and real life experiments of science. The Innovation Centre makes the students to take-up real time projects. These make the students in tuning the subject knowledge into the practical knowledge.
The training and placement cell of the institute is working hard on the final placements and encouraging the reputed companies to visit the college for the final placement of their first batch. The students have ample opportunities in government as well as private sectors. Self-employment is the another employment option that several aspirants choose.