The Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology was established in 2004, under the aegis of IIT Delhi, with an endowment from the distinguished IIT alumnus, Vinod Khosla (B.Tech., EE 1976). The objective of the School is to foster inter-disciplinary, goal-oriented research, innovation and post-graduate education in information technology. The School undertakes research in diverse interdisciplinary areas where there is a significant application of Information Technologies. It has state-of-the art laboratories for use by all students and faculty members working in related areas, and encourages the participation of researchers from different disciplines and departments in such sponsored research activities.
At present, the School offers Ph.D. and M.S. (Research) programmes in Information Technology. The M.S. (Research) programme is a 60 credit (2-year) inter-disciplinary programme that admits students with various backgrounds in computing, engineering and applied sciences. The school also develops and offers academic courses in a variety of application areas, for which interested students from diverse disciplines may enrol.