The Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT-A) was
established in 1999, as a center of excellence in Information Technology
and allied areas. The institute was conferred the "Deemed University"
status by Govt. of India in the year 2000.
The Institute has been conceived with the ambitious objectives of developing professional expertise and skilled manpower in Information Technology (IT) and related areas. As an apex nucleating institute in the area of IT, the establishment of IIIT-A, is a major step of Govt. of India towards strengthening the indigenous capability necessary for exploiting profitably and harnessing multi-dimensional facets of IT at all levels, and attaining expertise to enable the country to emerge as a leading player in the global arena. IIIT-A has consistently been ranked as among the top technical schools in the country. It was given the 8th overall rank in India by India Today.
The University of Strathclyde is a Scottish public research university located in Glasgow,
It is Glasgow's second university by age,
being founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, and receiving its Royal
Charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name
from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde.
The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third largest university by number of students, with students and staff from over 100 countries. The institution was awarded University of the Year 2012 and Entrepreneurial University of the year 2013 by Times Higher Education. Applications for a place into many of the courses in the university is competitive and successful entrants in 2015 had an average of 473 UCAS points. This equates to successful applicants to Strathclyde have the 12th highest average score, compared to other UK higher education institutions