Institute of Information Technology (IIT) bears a distinction of being the pioneer department of Kohat University of Science & Technology (KUST). It was established in September 2001 offering 4 years BSCS Honors degree programs in Computer Science & Information Technology. Taking a start with scarce resources of 4 rooms, 48 computers, one lab & 6 faculty members, IIT has evolved into the most prolific departments of KUST with over 700 enrolled students, 4 computer labs equipped with 180 Intel I-5 systems & 22 highly skilled faculty members with MSCS and PhD qualifications. IT strongly adheres to the Computer-Based Training (CBT) & provides multimedia & OHP facilities in classrooms. IT offers wide range of degree courses including 4 years undergraduate programs with specialization in CS, IT, NT & SE, 2 years conversion programs in CS & IT (i.e. MCS & MIT) and two years MS program in CS. To bring its self at par with reputed international Information Technology Institutes, IIT started offering PhD program in 2011. Currently research scholars can do PhD in Wireless Networking, Multimedia Technologies, Algorithms, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Multi-agent systems and in Data Mining.