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ITSAT 2021 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

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Megha Rohilla

University Data Specialist | Updated On - May 9, 2021

ITSAT (Admission Test for ICFAITech) 2021 is conducted by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad for admission into the B.Tech/B.E Program in its five ICFAI Tech campuses located at Hyderabad, Dehradun, Jaipur, Jharkhand, and Raipur. It will be held from April 12-20, 2021(tentatively) in over 100 cities across India in online mode. Check ITSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

ITSAT 2021 Exam Highlights

Exam Name  Admission Test for ICFAI Tech or ITSAT
Conducting Body  ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad
ITSAT 2021 Exam Date First Week of April 2021
Exam level  National Level
Exam Mode Online & Offline
Application Mode Online
Application Fee INR 500
Official Website
Helpline Number 1800 200 9977

ITSAT Exam Dates

ITSAT 2021 Important Dates – Phase 2

Event Dates (tentative)
Online application release date First Week of March 2021
Online application form submission last date June 10, 2021
ITSAT 2021 test scheduling date June 12-20, 2021
Availability of Admit card At the time of scheduling test
Declaration of Result June 23, 2021
Counselling – (Round 1  Round 2  Round 3)

July – August 2021

Commencement of classes August 2021

ITSAT Eligibility

ITSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Prior to the commencement of online application process, it is necessary for the candidates to check the  ITSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria. They need to fulfill the pre-requisites to attempt the examination.

Given below are the pre-requisites to appear in the examination

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates should have cleared the secondary and senior secondary level of exam with Physics, Chemistry, Math and English as compulsory subjects 
  • It is necessary to score 60% in aggregate in the qualifying exam
  • Candidates appearing for final exams and waiting for final result are also eligible to apply for the exam
  • All applicants must fulfill the minimum age requirements prescribed by the respective Board of class XII.
  • Applicants who have finished 12 years of official schooling is eligible for ITSAT 2021.
  • Admission is based on scores secured in ITSAT 2021 / JEE (Main) 2021 / State Level / Other National Level Engineering Entrance Tests (2021).

ITSAT Registration

ITSAT 2021 Application Form

Applicants can apply by filling the application form and make the payment of application fee in online and offline mode. Given below is the detail of both the modes:

Online Method 

  1. Visit the official website i.e
  2. Click on the link “Apply Now
  3. Fill in the required details
  4. After successfully filling the application form, applicants will get their registration ID number for the exam
  5. Applicants, now have to upload their passport size photograph (4.5cm X 3.5cm) and signature in JPEG format
  6. The size of the file should be between 40kb to 50kb
  7. Once the applicant has submitted the duly filled application form, no changes will be allowed in the application form. 
  8. Candidates can also track their application through login window by entering their login details.
  9. Aspirants can pay through the online medium like Credit Card or Net Banking
  10. There is no need to send the application form to the exam conducting body.

Offline Method

  1. Candidates can download  ITSAT 2021 Application Form from the website. They can fill the form and send it to the Admissions office along with the DD of INR 500.
  2. Send the application and DD (“IFHE – Prospectus Fee A/c ITSAT 2021” payable at Hyderabad) through speed post or courier to the below mentioned address:

Admissions Officer (B.Tech. Program)

ITSAT Office, Plot # 65, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta, Hyderabad - 500 082, Telangana State.

Ph: 040-23440967, Toll Free: 1800-599-0767,


Details in Application Form  

Given below are the details one needs to fill in the form:

Name Academic details
Gender Correspondence details
Category ID Proof
Date of birth Contact Number
Email id Photograph (40kb to 50 kb) (3.5 X 4.5 cm)

ITSAT Application form Correction- There is no provision for correction for details once entered in the application. Therefore, it is required to upload the details very carefully.

ITSAT 2021 Slot Booking

Candidates have to visit the website and under online slot booking, use “Book Slot for ITSAT 2021”. The candidate has to enter application number as Login ID and Date of Birth as the password. Click on “Submit” button to open slot booking registration page.

Step 1

Select the city and test center from the drop-down list

Step 2 & 3

  • Select the date and time preferred
  • Select either By Date or By Time
  • Select By Date: This displays the calendar from where the candidate will select the preferred test date. Based on the date, the available slots are displayed to the candidate
  • Select By Time: This displays the time slots available, based on which a calendar is displayed to select the preferred date

Step 4

Verify the details before booking the slot as the slot cannot be changed after clicking the “Confirm” button

Step 5

Print the Hall ticket (Admit Card) and store for future reference

ITSAT Admit Card

ITSAT 2021 Admit Card

  • Admit cards will be available online on the official website.
  • To receive it, applicants have to book a slot.
  • ITSAT 2021 Admit Card will be available after the slot booking process has completetd.
  • It will not be delivered to the candidate via courier or post services.
  • One must bring one photo ID proof (driving license/ voter ID /PAN card/Aadhar card or any other govt. ID, a notarized Affidavit with photo) in which the photo of the applicant is attached and clearly visible.
  • Candidates will not be permitted to appear for ITSAT 2021 without showing correct photo identification.

Steps to download ITSAT Admit Card 2021

  1. Visit the official website i.e.
  2. Enter the required credentials 
  3. Click on the link “ITSAT 2021 Admit Card
  4. ITSAT Admit Card will be displayed on the screen
  5. Take a print of the Admit Card to present while entering the exam hall

ITSAT Exam Centers

ITSAT 2021 Exam Center

  • Applicants have to select the desired test center (online/offline) available for ITSAT 2021 Exam Center.
  • ITSAT Office reserves the right to add or delete test centers depending upon the situation. 
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear for the test in other than the allotted session/ date.

Candidates have the choice of selecting an exam center according to their convenience. Once allotted, it won’t be changed. So, be careful while selecting a center.  Below are the list of ITSAT Exam Centers:

State City
Andhra Pradesh Tirupati
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Patna
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Haryana Rohtak
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Jamshedpur
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Maharashtra Aurangabad
Delhi West Delhi
East Delhi
South Delhi
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Punjab Amritsar
Rajasthan Kota
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Telangana Hyderabad
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Meghalaya Shillong
Nagaland Dimapur
Mizoram Aizawl
Sikkim Gangtok
Tripura Agartala
West Bengal Kolkata

ITSAT Pattern & Syllabus

ITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

There is a pre-defined pattern decided by the examining authority. Given below are the details on ITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

  1. Mode of Examination – Exam will be conducted in Online & Offline mode
  2. Type of Question paper – Question paper will be in MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) format
  3. Score calculation – For every correct answer, the candidate will be awarded +1 marks while there is no negative marking in the examination
  4. Exam Duration – 180 minutes
  5. Total number of questions – There will be 150 questions in all
  6. Language – The exam will be conducted in English

ITSAT 2021 Syllabus

Given below are 2 sections of the exam in detail:

  • Section A which is referred to the theory part of the subject and will be given 80% weightage whereas, 
  • Section B which refers to the practical implementation will be given 20% weightage.

Further, below mentioned are some important topics from ITSAT 2021 Syllabus for the examination. One must go through these topics in order to gain an edge over others. 

Subject Important Topics
Physics Measurement, Kinematics, Rotational motion & movement of inertia, Work energy & power, Gravitation, Properties of solid & fluids, Oscillation, Waves, Force & laws of motion, Current electricity, Effect of Electric Current, Electron, Photon & Radioactivity.
Chemistry Atomic structure, Solid States, Chemical bond, Nuclear Chemistry, Chemical Equilibrium, Thermochemistry & thermodynamics, Ionic Equilibrium. Principles of metallurgical operations, Chemistry of hydrocarbon, Organic compounds containing organic oxygen, Organic compounds based on the functional group containing nitrogen and Biomolecules.
Mathematics  Sets, Relations, and Functions, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Limit Continuity and Differentiability, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Conic Sections, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning
English Reading comprehension, Diction, Formation of effective sentences, sentence completion, vocabulary, common errors

ITSAT 2021 Recommended books

Mentioned below, are the best-rated study materials. Out of numerous books, these books have been shortlisted to provide an edge over other options. Candidates can definitely rely on the mentioned books 

Name of the book Author Subject
NCERT Physics for Class 11th and 12th NCERT Physics
Concepts of Physics volume 1 and 2 H. C. Verma Physics
NCERT Chemistry for Class 11th and 12th NCERT Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry. O.P.Tandon Chemistry
NCERT Mathematics for Class 11th and 12th. NCERT Mathematics
Success Package (Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics) Arihant  -
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Ajay Singh -

ITSAT Result

ITSAT 2021 Result

  • ITSAT 2021 Result will be announced in the third week of May 2021
  • Results will be uploaded on the official website.
  • Results declared will be on the basis of the cut off list.
  • If the student does not meet the cut off list declaration, then the student will not be qualified for counselling.
  • Separate merit list will be prepared by the exam conducting committee.
  • There is no provision for re-evaluation of answer sheets.

Steps to check ITSAT Result 2021

  1. Visit the official website of ITSAT
  2. Enter the credentials
  3. Click on the link “ITSAT 2021 Result
  4. ITSAT scorecard will be displayed on the screen
  5. The candidate must take a print of the scorecard for future reference

ITSAT 2021 Counselling

  • ITSAT 2021 counselling procedure date will not be announced. 
  • No call letter will be sent to the applicant individually.
  • ITSAT 2021 counselling will be held online.
  • Candidates need to register online for counselling procedure.
  • After registering, they need to fill the options of colleges according to their choice and rank.
  • The seat will be allotted on the basis of options filled by candidates and availability of seat.
  • All candidates who are offered conditional admission are required to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination.
  • Allocation of University & Branch of engineering is based on applicant’s performance in ITSAT / JEE (Main) 2021 / State Level / Other National Level Engineering Entrance Tests (2021)

Documents Required for Counselling

  1. All mark sheets/grade reports and certificates, Original of Class X and XII, DOB, Transfer Certificate, Leaving Certificate and Character Certificate from School.
  2. In case candidate belongs to SC, ST or non-creamy layer of OBC categories, Original caste Certificate as per Central Govt. is required.
  3. Medical Certificate should be presented if candidate is Physically Challenged (PC).
  4. Original e- Admit Card, counselling letter from ICAR should also be present with candidate.
  5. 3 recent and clear passport size colored photograph needs to be submitted. It should have candidate’s name and date mentioned at the back.
  6. Domicile certificate.
  7. Authority letter/undertaking in the prescribed format (Annexure-III of IB) is required, if the applicant is incapable of attending the counselling personally.

ITSAT 2021 Courses Offered

Courses offered by ICFAI Tech institutes:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Science Engineering
  3. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  6. Mechatronics Engineering

Given below is the distribution of different courses across the tech campuses

ICFAI University Civil Computer Science Electronics & Communication Mechanical Electrical & Electronics Mechatronics Mining
IFHE, Hyderabad 01 02 03 04 05 - -
IU Dehradun 11 12 13 14 - 16 -
IU Jaipur 21 22 23 24 - - -
IU Jharkhand 31 32 33 34 - - 37
IU Raipur 41 42 43 44 - - -
IU HP (Baddi) 51 52 53 54 - - -yy


question 1: Through ITSAT, candidates can seek admission into which B.Tech programs at ICFAI ?

Ans. Through ITSAT, candidates can seek admission in fulltime, on-campus B. Tech programs in the following branches:

  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Mechatronics (MT)
  • Mining (MI)

question 2: Candidates can seek admission into which institutes through ITSAT?

Ans. Through ITSAT, admission is offered at the following institutes:

  • The IFHE, Hyderabad
  • The ICFAI University, Dehradun
  • The ICFAI University, Jaipur
  • The ICFAI University, Jharkhand
  • The ICFAI University, Raipur
  • The ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh

question 3: What is the deadline to submit qualifying examination mark sheet and certificate for provisionally admitted candidates through ITSAT?

Ans. For provisionally admitted candidates through ITSAT, the deadline to submit all relevant documentation pertaining to the successful completion of the qualifying exam is September 17, 2021(tentatively), failing which the admission offer will be canceled.

question 4: When will ITSAT be conducted in the offline mode?

Ans. ITSAT in online mode is scheduled to be held in first week of April 2021 at select test centers across India. Candidates will have to mark their answers on an OMR answer sheet, provided at the time of the test.

question 5: What is the default login credentials of ITSAT candidates?

Ans. ITSAT 2021 Application Number is the Login ID while the candidates’ DOB is the Password for the initial login to the official ITSAT website soon after registration. For security reasons, it is advisable that the candidates change their password immediately after logging in for the first time.

question 6: I have already booked ITSAT online test slot. Can I request a change now?

Ans. No. Once a test slot is booked and Admit Card is generated, no request for change in test slot is entertained by IFHE.

question 7: When will the Admit Cards for ITSAT be available?

Ans. The Admit Cards for ITSAT will be available during the Test Slot Scheduling Period. Upon successful booking of test slot, the admit card will be generated online which needs to be printed for future reference.

question 8: How do I get to know about the ITSAT results?

Ans. The ITSAT 2021 results will be available online on IFHE will also inform successful candidates individually via E-mail or post.

question 9: I want to pursue B. Tech at ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh. Do I need to appear for ITSAT?

Ans. No. The candidates willing to pursue B. Tech at ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh only need not attempt ITSAT, instead, they must qualify JEE (Main) 2021.

question 10: Which documents will be accepted at ITSAT test center for identification and verification purpose?

Ans. The Photo ID proofs that are considered acceptable are Passport/Aadhar Card/College ID/a notarized Affidavit with photo, signature, date of birth and residential address. Candidates should note that photocopies of the original documents will not be accepted.

Candidates who fail to present appropriate photo ID at the test center, will not be allowed to appear for ITSAT 2021.

question 11: I am not very proficient in computer operations. Will I be able to manage online ITSAT?

Ans. ITSAT in online mode does not require the candidates to be experts in computer operations. The appropriate answers to the question have to be chosen with a mouse click. Moreover, there will be a short tutorial of the test and its features at the beginning of the online test.

question 12: How are seats allotted through ITSAT?

Ans. Candidates are allotted their preferred branch of engineering and preferred college based on their eligibility entrance test score, performance in the interview and of course, availability of seats. The selected applicants will be offered provisional admission after the Personal Interview, which is subject to payment of admission fee and meeting the admission eligibility conditions.

question 13: How do I complete the admission process after seat allotment?

Ans. Candidates who have been allotted seats for admission need to report at the respective ICFAI University Campus along with original and attested photocopies of relevant documents on July 16, 2021 (tentatively) to complete the admission process. Please note that the original documents will be returned to the candidates after verification.

question 14. Can the details entered by me in the application form be edited/ changed later?

Ans. No, the details once confirmed cannot be changed.

question 15. Is the application fee refundable?

Ans. No, the application fee is non-refundable.

question 16. Can I pay by DD or cheque or cash?

Ans. Yes DD is allowed in the name of “IFHE – Prospectus Fee A/c ITSAT 2021” payable at Hyderabad

question 17. Is the application form available to fill in the offline mode?

Ans. Yes, and the DD and application form then needs to be sent to the university.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

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