SUIIT is functioning successfully since 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 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.
Sambalpur University is one of the oldest Universities of the State of Odisha and catering to the higher educational need of over 10 districts and a part of Angul district of the state since 1966. With time, the University has established itself as a leading educational institute with global footprints and has been centre of attraction for students and scholars from other states as well.
Sambalpur University has been at the forefront of nurturing technical educations in the state of Odisha through R.E.C. Rourkela (presently NIT, RKL) and U.C.E, Burla (presently VSSUT, Burla) and its alumni have earned name and fame not only in India but also in abroad.
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.