The Indian Institute of Carpet Technology popularly known as IICT, the only of its kind in Asia, has been set up by Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India to provide much needed support to Textile, Carpet and allied Industries. The Institute started functioning from 2001.
The Institute is affiliated to U.P. Technical University. Lucknow and is approved by A.I.C.T.E. The institute is also a member of I.S.T.E. and CII and recognized by Textile Institute, Manchester, UK.
The campus is spread over 10 acres of land comprising of State of the art Administrative building with space for Classrooms, Laboratories including Computer lab with own V-SAT facility, Conference Hall, Library, Design Studio, Museum and Workshop. The campus is equipped with facilities like Residential accommodation for employees, Open Air Theatre for performing Cultural Activities, Open space for Games, Water supply and Generator system with 24 hours backup.