SUIIT has been established in the year 2010 as an autonomous constituent institute of Sambalpur University in the line of IIITs to impart training and to have quality research programme relating to Information Technology and allied subjects.
The Government of Odisha has provided funds to the tune of Rs. 10 crore for construction of Academic building which has been completed and was inaugurated by Shri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha on January 29, 2014 . Hostel Complex for boys and girls with an estimated cost of Rs. 11 crore is near completion. Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) has sanctioned financial support of Rs. 50 lakhs.
The training in the institute has been envisioned to be holistic academic programme which includes training in humanities, management sciences and basic sciences besides the relevant technical subjects.
SUIIT is an unique venture to make use of the decades of rich academic experience and achievements of the University in diverse fields for nurturing the young minds in the contemporary globalized environment where the demand is for innovation, research and technical skill of international standard.