Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT) was founded in 2001 with the vision of becoming a centre of excellence in the field of IT and related emerging areas of education, training and research comparable to the best in the world for producing professionals who shall be leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and management. JIIT has been ranked 54th in the all India rank 2017 in engineering category by NIRF, Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Department of Physics and Materials Science & Engineering (PMSE) has not only played a key role in supporting the undergraduate education for all disciplines in JIIT but also attracted the world wide attention by carrying out exceptional research in the fields of Advanced Materials, Nano Materials, Optics, Plasma Physics and Quantum Information Theory. The Department of PMSE has been running M.Tech. Programme in Materials Science & Engineering and Ph.D. Programme under the 22 expert faculty members who are actively engaged in cutting edge research in frontier areas of engineering science and nanotechnology. In the last five years, more than 200 papers have been published by the department in the journals of international repute.