IIITs in India: Top Courses Offered, Eligibility, Entrance Exam, Highest Package and More

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The Indian Institutes of Information Technology or the IIITs have been part of a similar history. There are a total number of 25 IIITs in India. They are all autonomous institutions offering educational courses regarding Information Technology and even Communication Studies. 

  • Every year students go through the harsh ordeal of giving the entrance exams and selection process to get admission in IIITs.
  • Computer Science and Engineering is the most popular course that students want to pursue from IIITs.
  • B.tech, M.tech, MBA, PGD, PhD courses are offered at IIITs.
  • For B. Tech admission, the students have to qualify the JEE Main entrance exam. 
  • The basic eligibility for UG program is to qualify class 12th with a minimum of 60% marks. 
  • To pursue b.tech the student must have PCM in class 12th.
  • According to the NIRF Ranking 2020 for top Engineering colleges in India, IIIT Hyderabad holds the first rank among other IIITs.
  • The top 5 IIIT are IIIT Hyderabad, IIIT Bangalore, IIIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur and IIIT Gwalior.
  • The Students of IIITDM Kancheepuram have offered the highest package among other IIITs in India.

The graph below represent the highest packages offered in IIITs

Highest Package Offered in IIITs in India

IIITs in India has gained much popularity in the past few years. Students consider IIITs after IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) and NITs (National Institutes of Technology)

NIRF Ranking 2020: Top IIITs in India

NIRF Ranking 2020: Top IIITs in India

IIITDM Jabalpur has lost its rank from 75 to 81 in top engineering colleges in India list. List of IIITs with their NIRF rankings 2020 and 2019 are mentioned below:-

S. No Name of the IIIT NIRF Ranking 2020 NIRF Ranking 2019
1 IIIT Hyderabad 43 39
2 IIITM Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 100 81
3 IIITDM Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu 182 197
4 IIIT Kottayam Not Ranked Not Ranked
5 IIIT Allahabad 103 82
6 IIITDM Jabalpur 81 75
7 IIIT Guwahati, Assam 66 Not Ranked
8 IIIT Kota, Rajasthan Not Ranked Not Ranked
9 IIIT Sri City, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh Not Ranked Not Ranked
10 IIIT Vadodara, Gujarat Not Ranked Not Ranked
11 IIIT Una, Himachal Pradesh Not Ranked Not Ranked
12 IIIT Kalyani, West Bengal Not Ranked Not Ranked
13 IIIT Kilohrad, Sonepat, Haryana Not Ranked Not Ranked
14 IIIT Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli Not Ranked Not Ranked
15 IIIT Lucknow Not Ranked Not Ranked
16 IIIT Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal Not Ranked Not Ranked
17 IIIT Dharwad Not Ranked Not Ranked
18 IIIT Ranchi Not Ranked Not Ranked
19 IIITDM Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh Not Ranked Not Ranked
20 IIIT Nagpur Not Ranked Not Ranked
21 IIIT Pune Not Ranked Not Ranked
22 IIIT Bhagalpur Not Ranked Not Ranked
23 IIIT Bhopal Not Ranked Not Ranked
24 IIIT Surat Not Ranked Not Ranked
25 IIIT Agartala Not Ranked Not Ranked
IIITs in India: List of Entrance Exam

IIITs in India: List of Entrance Exam 

To get admission in IIITs in India, candidates have to qualify the entrance exam conducted by the authorities. Check which entrance exam you have to qualify for a particular course at IIIT.

Program Entrance Exam Name Conducted Authority
B. Tech  JEE Main NTA
B. Tech + M. Tech JEE Main NTA
M. Tech  GATE IISc & IITs
MBA CAT IIMs
PhD Admission Test and Personal Interview IIITs
IIITs in India: Top Courses Offered

IIITs in India: Top Courses Offered

B.Tech in computer science and engineering is the most opted courses in IIITs in India. The list of all the courses offered in IIITs are mentioned below:-

Program Admission Process Fees
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) JEE Main Score INR 30,000 to INR 1.2 Lakhs
Masters of Technology (M.Tech) GATE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET INR 3 Lakhs
Master of Science (M. Sc) Entrance Exam INR 30,000 to INR 2 Lakhs
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Written Test and Interview INR 3 Lakhs
Master of Business Administration (MBA) CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT INR 2 to 30 Lakhs

Courses Specialization:-

B.Tech Specialization
Computer Science and Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering with Design and Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering
Information Technology Engineering Smart Manufacturing
Dual Degree (B.Tech + M.Tech)
Computer Science Engineering with MTech in Systems Design Electronics and Communication Engineering with Specialization in Design and Manufacturing and MTech in VLSI and Electronic systems
Electronics and Communication Engineering with MTech Communication and Systems Design Information Technology Engineering
List of All the IIITs in India

List of All the IIITs in India

List of all the Indian Institute of Information and Technology or IIITs in India.

IIIT Hyderabad

Worldwide Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH) is a self-governing college, established as a not-revenue driven public-private partnership (N-PPP) in 1998, and is the first IIIT in Quite a while under this model. IIITH positioned noticeably in various classes of The Week, an Indian news magazine established in 1982 and distributed by The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd. - first in South Zone - second in All India

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B. Tech, M. Tech, M. Sc, PhD and B.Tech+ M.Sc
Highest Package INR 46.26 LPA

IIITM Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh is a self-governing institute set by the Government of India, MHRD (Presently Ministry of Education, Govt. of India) in 1997. IIITM Gwalior holds a decent record in terms of placement. In 2019, the most noteworthy package offered was Rs 42 lakhs for each annum (LPA) and the normal package was Rs 14 LPA.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B. Tech, M. Tech, MBA, PhD and B. Tech + M. Tech, B.Tech + MBA
Highest Package INR 42 LPA

IIITDM Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu

The institute, which was previously working from its transitory campus inside the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, which was likewise its tutor institute, has moved to its lasting campus at Kelambakkam-Vandalur street close to Chennai in 2011. The institute is constructed on a 51 section of land campus on the edges of Chennai, off the Vandalur-Kelambakkam street. It is a completely private campus with all understudies dwelling inside the campus.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B. Tech, M. Tech, PhD and B. Tech + M. Tech, M. Des
Highest Package INR 55 LPA

IIIT Kottayam

Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, an institute of national significance under IIIT PPP act, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India, is outfitting under the leadership of Dr. Rajiv Vasantarao Dharaskar (Director), Dr M. Radhakrishnan (Registrar), and Prof P. Mohanan (Prof. In-charge). Driving industries keep arranging for leading meetings and placement/temporary position drives to our understudies.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, M.Tech, and PhD
Highest Package INR 10 LPA

IIIT Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

The Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT-A) was constructed in the year1999. The NSC complex incorporates five labs, eight PC labs, five auditoriums, a gathering room, theater, library, cafeteria, office space, and different offices. In the year 2020 alone the school got the 23rd position in Education world India 2020 positioning and 40th position in QS India University Ranking 2020.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, MBA, PhD, B.Tech+M.Tech, B.Tech+MBA, M.Tech+PhS
Highest Package INR 43 LPA

IIITDM Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh

The India Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Jabalpur was constructed and established in the month of January in the year 2005.. The Institute was at first administered under MOA of the Institute, however, after the order of the IIIT Act 2014, the Institute is currently represented by it. IIITDM Jabalpur offers a four-year BTech program at the UG level.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Des, B.Des and PhD
Highest Package INR 23 LPA

IIIT Guwahati, Assam

Indian Institute of Information and Technology (IIIT) Guwahati, Assam was constructed and established in the year 2013 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). IIIT Guwahati is one of the twenty new IIITs settled under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP). The institute was announced as an "Institute of National Importance" under the Parliament Act 2017.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, M.Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 17 LPA

IIIT Kota, Rajasthan

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (IIIT, Kota) is an institute of national significance. IIIT, Kota was set up in 2013. Presently the institute is tutored by Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur (MNIT Jaipur). The institute is represented by the prominent characters of the Government, Industry and Academia. At present we offer B.Tech in the order of Computer Science and Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering as it were.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech in CSE and ECE
Highest Package INR 27 LPA

IIIT Sri City, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chittoor (IIIT Sri City) was established in 2013. The whole project was powered by the MHRD, Government of India as an Institute of National criticalness by an Act of Parliament. The institution is one of the most prestigious colleges for engineering and focuses on Information Technology education, imaginative work.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, M.Sc and PhD
Highest Package INR 21 LPA

IIIT Vadodara, Gujarat

Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara (IIIT-V) is set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government Of India under Public-Private Partnership (PPP) as Institute of National Importance so as to grow new information in data technology and to give labour of worldwide guidelines to the data technology industry and to accommodate certain different issues associated with such foundations or coincidental thereto.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B. Tech, M. Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 36 LPA

IIIT Una, Himachal Pradesh

The accomplices setting up IIIT Una are the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. The institution itself is not as old as it was established in the year 2014.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech in CSE, IT and ECE
Highest Package INR 13 LPA

IIIT Kalyani, West Bengal

The institute is constrained by the Board of Governors of IIIT Kalyani whose individuals fuse the agents of Government of India (MHRD), Government of West Bengal, industry accessories and conspicuous individuals from the insightful network, industry, and basic culture. The Institute has designed a 4-year B. Tech program in CSE which will be intriguing as the program will give a solid foundation in essentials of software engineering and technology.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 17 LPA

IIIT Kilohrad, Sonepat, Haryana

The mentor institute of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sonepat is National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. The Institute as of now offers B.Tech in Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE).

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech in CSE and IT
Highest Package INR 32 LPA

IIIT Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli

Indian Institute of Information Technology Tiruchirappalli (IIITT), otherwise called IIIT Trichy, is an Institute of National Importance and one among the 21 IIITs proposed under the non-profit Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Model by MHRD.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech and M. Tech
Highest Package INR 9 LPA

IIIT Lucknow

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow (IIIT Lucknow) is being set up by the Central Government in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. IIIT Lucknow conceded its first group of B. Tech. in Information Technology with an admission of 50 students’ w.e.f. the academic meeting 2015-16.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech and M. Tech
Highest Package INR 43 LPA

IIIT Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal

The Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Govt. of India established the IIIT Manipur in 2015. It is a Public-private type university. 

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 10 LPA

IIIT Dharwad

IIIT Dharwad has a capacity of 200 students. Candidates can avail scholarships to study at this college. The Institute offers BTech and PhD programs.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 11 LPA

IIIT Ranchi

IIIT Ranchi is an autonomous, not-revenue driven, self-continuing, instructing and research-drove schooling Institution. Presently (2016-17), IIIT Ranchi is offering two Undergraduate Programs, B. Tech (Honors) Computer Science and Engineering and B. Tech (Honors) Electronics and Communications Engineering.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, M. Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 12.40 LPA

IIITDM Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design, and Manufacturing, Kurnool (IIITDMK) was in function from 2014. IIITDM Kurnool dispatched its scholastic program with the help of its coach Institute, IIITDM Kancheepuram (Tamil Nadu), in August 2015 from the Kancheepuram grounds. Subsequently, upon the endorsement of parliament, IIITDM Kurnool agreed on the status of Institute of National Importance by making a change in the IIIT demonstration 2014 on August 03, 2017.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, M. Tech and PhD
Highest Package 10 INR LPA

IIIT Nagpur

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Nagpur (IIITN) is one of the 20 Indian Institutes of Information Technology set up under the Public-Private Partnership Scheme by the Ministry of Education (past Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India. IIITN has been announced as a "Foundation of National Importance".

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 20 LPA

IIIT Pune

Indian Institute of information technology (IIITP) is focused on giving the top tier specialized education in the nation. The institute encourages information movement while staying aware of the most recent development pedagogy. IIIT Pune offers undergraduate programs, a degree, and a PhD.The scholarly educational program for the UG programs is intended to coordinate global principles in designing education so as to create quality specialists.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech, M. Tech and PhD
Highest Package INR 22 LPA

IIIT Bhagalpur

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bhagalpur was established by MHRD. The Institute began its first scholarly meeting from first August 2017. Bhagalpur College of Engineering (BCE) had given the structures to IIIT Bhagalpur on its campus. They were remodelled and logistics were given by IIIT Bhagalpur. The foundation is completely private and has separate hostels for young men and young ladies with appropriate security plans and different offices.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.E/B.Tech in CSE, ECE and Mechatronics Engineering
Highest Package First batch will pass out in 2021

IIIT Bhopal

IIIT Bhopal is a PPT type university set up by the MHRD in 2017. The mentor institute of IIIT Bhopal is Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.E/B.Tech in CSE, IT and ECE
Highest Package First batch will pass out in 2021

IIIT Surat

Indian Institute of Information Technology Surat (IIIT Surat) was established in 2017 by the MHRD as PPP mode. The Institute was presented as Institute of National Importance (INI) on Feb 5, 2020.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech in CSE and ECE
Highest Package First batch will pass out in 2021

IIIT Agartala

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Agartala) was established in 2018. This institute is currently being mentored by NIT Agartala. IIIT Agartala has been awarded a tag of National Importance in February 2020.

Admission Criteria Entrance Exam Score
Course Offered B.Tech in CSE 
Highest Package First batch will pass out in 2022
IIITs In India FAQs

IIITs In India FAQs

Ques. Which one is better: IIT Roorkee or IIIT Hyderabad?

Ans. It has been stated in the NIRF rankings that IIT Roorkee is at rank 8 while IIIT Hyderabad is at rank 43. Which does not mean that IIIT Hyderabad is a bad university, IIT Roorkee is a very old university due to which it had all the time to build its credibility while IIITH has been proved to be optimal for engineering in various other rankings.

Ques. How far does the total fee range go?

Ans. The total fee ranges from as low as 2 Lakhs to as high as 14 Lakhs.

Ques. How are the classes at an IIIT conducted?

Ans. The whole process of conducting classes is similar to the majority of the engineering colleges. There are week-long classes at campus classrooms along with other practical activities and sports.

Ques. How important is a JEE Main Score for an IIIT?

Ans. All the IIITs accept JEE Main score and there are hardly any colleges that take their own exams meaning not just taking part but also getting a good score in the entrance exam is important.

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