College of Engineering Pune will be mentoring the new Institute of Information Technology in Pune (IIIT). IIIT Pune would be functional from the 2016 session from a temporary campus at Siddhant College of Engineering on Talegaon-Chakan Road, and will admit students through JEE 2016.
As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the HRD Ministry with three private industry players for setting up of the three news IIITs, admissions to 3 new IIITs in Ranchi, Nagpur and Pune will be made through JEE (Joint Entrance Examination).
The Academic session shall start from 2016-17 with courses of B. Tech (Computer Science) and B. Tech (Electronics & Communication Engg) offered in the first year with the intake of 60 seats in each stream.
College of Engineering Pune (COEP) will help out the newly minted college in its administrative and academic work. According to officials, the curriculum of the college will be made by a board comprising of the industry partners Hubtown and Roltas, Mumbai. The construction work in the new building for IIIT in Chakan will start the next year itself.
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