The permanent campus of IIIT, Lucknow is coming up in 50 acres of land at Chak Ganjaria Region, Lucknow. The Institute is being set up with the financial contributions of MHRD, Govt. of India, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, and U. P. Electronics Corporation Ltd. as industry partner.It is a couple of kilometers away from the International cricket stadium (along with many other sports facilities ) which is being set up in Gomti Nagar extension.
The institute is surrounded by a 100 Acre IT City SEZ Lucknow project which is being developed by HCL Group selected through a competitive bidding process envisages initial investment of approx. Rs 1500 crores.The IT city will provide direct employment to 25,000 with indirect employment to approx. 50,000 people.