IIITs in India

Indian Institutes of Information Technology are offering technical education focussed on Information Technology and communication studies. There are total 25 IIITs in India, five of them are established by the government of India and managed by the Ministry of human resource and development. The rest are run by public private partnership (PPP) model. For the under-graduate programmes admission in IIITs for 4000 seats are through JEE Main.


Name of IIITs NIRF Rank 2020 B.Tech Seats Total B.Tech Programs
IIIT Hyderabad (Non-JoSAA) 43 130 2
IIIT Guwahati 66 200 2
PDSM IIITDM Jabalpur 81 300 3
ABV IIITM Gwalior 100 248 3
IIIT Allahabad 103 300 2
IIITDM Kancheepuram 182 420 9
IIIT Pune Not ranked 120 2
IIIT Kota Not ranked 180 2
IIIT Sri city Not ranked 270 2
IIIT Vadodara Not ranked 200 2
IIIT Nagpur Not ranked 110 2
IIIT Kalyani Not ranked 130 1
IIIT Lucknow Not ranked 75 1
IIIT Dharwal Not ranked 180 2
IIIT Bhagalpur Not ranked 150 3
IIIT Bhopal Not ranked 180 3
IIIT Kottayam Not ranked 90 1
IIIT Ranchi Not ranked 120 2
IIIT Una Not ranked 160 3
IIIT Surat Not ranked 120 2
IIIT Manipur Not ranked 100 2
IIIT Kurnul Not ranked 120 3
IIIT Trichupulli Not ranked 60 2
IIIT Sonepat Not ranked 90 2

Specialisations Offered in IIITs

Engineering programs in IIITs are offered across various specialisations.

  • Some prominent one are Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering.
  • Computer Science is one of the widely famous specialisations selected by many candidates who want to do B. Tech/ M. Tech programs at IIITs followed by Electronics & Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering respectively.

Let us know the B.Tech, M. Tech and Dual Degree specialisations that are offered by IIITs in India.

B.Tech & MTech Dual Degree (BTech + MTech)
Computer Science Engineering Computer Science Engineering with M. Tech in Systems Design
Electronics and Communication Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering along with M.Tech Communication and Systems Design
Information Technology Engineering Information Technology Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering with Design and Manufacturing Electronics and Communication Engineering and Design & Manufacturing; MTech in Signal Processing and Communication System Design
Mechanical Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech in VLSI Design
Mechanical Engineering with Smart Manufacturing Electronics and Communication Engineering and Design & Manufacturing; M Tech course in VLSI and Electronic systems
Mechanical Engineering with Design and Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering along with M.Tech in Advanced Manufacturing
Mechatronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering along with M. Tech in Product Design
Smart Manufacturing

B.TECH Through JEE Main

  • B.Tech admissions in India are taken at the national and state levels with the help of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
  • JEE Main is a common entrance exam to offer admission to eligible students to different undergraduate programs at IIITs.
  • The minimum eligibility to get admission to a B.Tech course is passing Class 12 with compulsory subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biotechnology/Biology and thereafter take JEE Main entrance exam.
  • Candidates also have to fulfil the eligibility criteria of JEE Main to be able to sit for the entrance exam. Generally, the candidates need to have at least 60% aggregate and in individual subjects taken together for admissions in IIITs in India.
  • Finally, students who clear the JEE Cut off (Qualifying) can appear for JoSAA Counselling and choose their desired IIITs based on the expected college cut off ranks

IIITs- Placements & Salary Packages

IIITs organize placements for its students in two round of phases: the first phase starts in December first week while the second phase starts in January first week.

  • During the placement season of different IIITs, well-known companies visit the IIIT campuses to appoint the engineering and other graduates for different organizational roles.
  • The average starting package of students in IIITs varies from INR 10-15 lakh per annum. However, the maximum salary package offered in the top IIITs in India is usually around INR 30 LPA annually.
  • Some of the national and international companies like Google, Adobe, Qualcomm, Microsoft, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Tower Research, etc. take part in the placement drive to appoint engineering graduates for various job offers.

Scholarships in IIITs

The Scholarship offers financial awards to qualifying students shortlisted to pursue B. Tech from IIIT. To qualify for a scholarship, the applicants need to apply for AIEESE (Secondary) – 2021 and the merit-based scholarships will be granted to the students pursuing undergraduate (Engineering) degrees from top IIITs in India. The objective of the scholarship program is to encourage outstanding students to pursue academic courses from IIIT.

IIIT Allahabad

Scholarship Type 1-

  • Scholarships are granted to the North East students whose family income is less than INR 450000.
  • These students are eligible for “Ishan Uday” Special Scholarship Scheme under, which offers an amount of INR 60000 per annum.

Based on the academic merit and SOP (Statement of Purpose), 20 students from IIITs will be offered internships. Scholarships worth INR 10000/- for the entire duration (8- Weeks) is offered to the qualifying students.

DLF Raghvendra Scholarship –

  • Scholarships worth INR 40000/ p.a. is offered to the students belonging to the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
  • The scholarship amount is offered till the completion of four-year graduate courses.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on merit and underprivileged status.

Indian Oil Scholarship (IOCL)

  • Scholarships worth INR 3000 per month are provided to students pursuing professional courses in Engineering.

IIIT-D also offers scholarships and fellowships to B.Tech, M.Tech and PhD students. The amount of fee waiver is mentioned below:

Criteria % Fee Waiver
Whose parents are below the Poverty line 100
Prarents Gross Income is lesser or up to INR 6.0 Lakh p.a. 50
In case gross income of the parents lies between Rs.6.0 Lakh and Rs.8.0 lakh p.a. 25

In addition to the above mentioned scholarships, there are many other scholarships under different categories available for the students. These scholarships are offered to the candidates based on their financial conditions and merit only.

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