All efforts are made to ensure a vibrant and creative students life at par with other Institutions of National Institutions within the constrains of the ongoing construction activities of the second phase of infrastructure development.
Life at IIIT Kottayam: IIIT Kottayam ensures a 100 percent anti-ragging campus. The new comers of this institute are well-treated without inequity and gender bias. Tutors are assigned to each students in order to ensure a FEEL-AT-HOME environment during their stay at IIIT Kottayam (right from their initial stay at the campus). A high-speed internet connection through NKN network and the digital library connections / IEEE subscriptions keep motivating the IIIT Kottayam students for developing innovative solutions during their stay.
Skill Development: IIIT Kottayam offers several forum for students to organize and develop their skill sets. Clubs such as Technical Club, IEEE student branch, ACM student chapter, Sports club, Cultural club, Social and Literature club, Coding club and so forth have enabled most of the students to impart their leadership skills at IIIT Kottayam.
Technical activities and Coding culture: As a technological research institution focused on IT, the college takes great pride in its coding culture, nurturing innovation and creativity. Students passionate about design and development are encouraged to collaborate and contribute to the development of a multitude of projects and participate in a wide range of activities aimed at upskilling the participants. Beta Labs, the Technical Club of the College actively promotes this culture by organizing technical events throughout the year. Regular sessions were conducted on Pen Testing, Web Dev, Competitive Programming, GSOC, Game Dev, ML, and UI/UX for students exploring different tracks and starting in a field. A Mock GSoC(Google Summer of Code) event (BOSS) was organized to introduce newcomers to the world of Open Source and provide hands-on experience working on a co-developed codebase. The event followed all the procedures of GSoC, providing valuable feedback on proposal creation, idea exhibition, and feature development.
Resume-building sessions were also organized to prepare and assess student resumes. The tech club has also collaborated with several colleges across India encouraging inter-college communication and development. These events proved to be successful in achieving their goals and as their culmination, several projects have been developed with active participation from juniors and seniors alike such as:
- Valentina: In-house socializing/dating App with built-in encrypted chat feature and anti-harassment measures
- College Club Websites
- AutoJoomer: College Utility Management App/Chromium-based browser extension
- Platform Plus: 2.5/3D game focusing on elements of platforming games
- Newsify: Provides answers to questions about the latest headlines using roberta-base-squad2 model hosted on Google Cloud Run with News API to fetch News Articles
- Supreme Clip
Location Benefits: IIIT Kottayam is located in the central part of Kerala, phrased as
God’s Own Country. Kerala is the state with 100 percentage literacy. It is a business hub for trading spices and is an industrial sector for rubber industries, including MRF , Appolo etc. IIIT Kottayam is located in an ideal place where students could reach Trivandrum, Kochi, or Bangalore for establishing business and research developments. Please visit
www.iiitkottayam.ac.in for further information.