Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Hyderabad

Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Telangana UGC Estd 2008 Autonomous University

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IIT Hyderabad Quick Updates

  • July 03: IIT Hyderabad is conducting research on making biofuels part of mainstream fuel. Read More
  • June 29: IIT JAM 2020 First list out now, admission for selected candidates open till July 3 (5 pm). Check Here
  • June 25: IIT Hyderabad in Collaboration with Technocorpus to manufacture IoT based smart home products. Read More
  • June 17: IIT Hyderabad based researcher develops AI-powered cost-effective COVID-19 testing kit. Read More
  • June 11: IIT Hyderabad has been ranked #8 by NIRF 2020, under Engineering Category. Check Here
  • June 6: IIT Hyderabad develops low cost COVID-19 test kit that can deliver results in 20 minute. Read More 
  • May 29: IIT Hyderabad to host Online Conference for HR Professionals on ‘Work From Home’.
  • May 27: IIT Hyderabad has distributed face masks to workers employed under MNREGA.
  • May 25: Last date for IIT JAM 2020 Application Form correction is May 25. Publishing of first admission list: June 29, 2020.
  • May 13: Invites applications for admission to full-time MA in Development Studies. Last date to apply is May 15. Apply Here
  • May 12: Registration Deadline for IIT JAM Counselling has been extended to May 24. Click Here
  • May 8: JEE Advanced Exam will be held on August 23. Revised schedule shall be updated soon. Check Here
  • May 1: Registration Deadline for M.Des program is May1. Click Here to Apply
  • April 29: Registration Deadline for MA program is May 15. Click Here to Apply
  • April 23: The Centre for Healthcare Entrepreneurship  of IIT Hyderabad invites applications for fellowship program. 
  • April 15: JEE Main Form Correction Window extended till May 3. Check Here
  • April 14: Registration Deadline for M.Tech program has been extended to April 30. Click Here to Apply
  • April 11: Registration for Ph.D program has begun. Check Here
  • April 8: Registration Deadline for Ph.D in Artificial Intelligence is April 15. Check Here
  • April 8:Registration for MA Development Studies has commenced. The last date to apply is May 1. Apply Now.
  • April 2: JEE Advanced exam date postponed from May 17 due to coronavirus. Check Here
  • March 27: Registration for M.Tech and M.Des (Visual Design) has started. Deadline is April 11 (M.Tech), April 13 (M.Des). Click Here to Apply

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad is ranked 8th among Engineering colleges in India by NIRF 2019. There are currently about 2700 students enrolled in the college with 20% of the student population being female. With 205 full-time faculty members, IIT Hyderabad has a teacher-student ratio of 1:14. The institute offers programs under B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, and Ph.D. to the students. 

Admission to IIT Hyderabad is based on the marks secured by the candidates in national levels entrance tests like JEE Advanced, GATE, and IIT JAM. Last year, the opening rank for JEE Mains of B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering was 203 for male students whereas, for females, it was 1026. The placements at IIT Hyderabad in the academic year 2018-19 brought in the highest CTC offer of INR 53.79 LPA. 

IIT Hyderabad Highlights

Established | Type2008 | Public
Total Students 2695
Total Faculty205
Application ProcessOnline 
Popular Courses B.Tech, M.Tech
Approved byUGC
Campus Area 576 acres
Official Website

IIT Hyderabad Rankings 

  • Ranked 8th in Engineering category by NIRF 2019 
  • Ranked 22nd in the overall category by NIRF 2019 Rankings
  • Ranked 601 – 800 globally by Times Higher Education University Ranking 2020
  • Ranked 16th nationally by QS World University Rankings 2020
  • Ranked 51st overall by Outlook Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 9th in Engineering category by SuccessCDs Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 7th in Engineering by Jagranjosh Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 2nd by EduVidya Ranking 2019 

Check: IIT Hyderabad Ranking

IIT Hyderabad Courses 

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad offers various specializations in B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Des, M.Des, and Ph.D. Tabulated below are the details of the courses:  

CourseSpecializationEligibilityTuition Fees (First Year)
B.Tech Chemical Engineering 
  • 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentiles in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards
  • For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
INR 2,25,200
Civil Engineering 
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical Engineering
  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 board examination
INR 2,25,200
M.Tech Computer Science Engineering
  • 4-year B.Tech../B.E. degree in any engineering discipline or an MSc/MS/MCA degree in CS/IT/Maths An excellent academic record. Candidates having professional qualifications recognized by AICTE, like AMIE, are also eligible to apply. 
  • The candidate should have demonstrated an adequate background in computer science (Valid GATE score in CS/IT)
INR 2,25,150
Electrical Engineering 
Chemical Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering 
  • B.Sc degree in any relevant discipline
INR 35,650
M.DesVisual Design
  • B.Des, BFA or B.E. degree. CEED score and a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST)
INR 35,650
M.ADevelopment Studies
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates)
INR 35,700

Check: IIT Hyderabad Fees

IIT Hyderabad Admission 

The candidates seeking admission in the Institute are required to fulfill the eligibility criteria as per the courses. They are required to fill an online application form available on the official website of the Institute. An application fee of INR 300 for General and OBC (INR 150 for SC/ST/PwD Category and Females) should be paid through SBI Collect. 

The institute offers admission through merit scored in the national level entrance exams. Following is a list of qualifying exams for the above-mentioned courses:

CoursesAccepted ExamsCheck
B. TechJEE AdvancedRead more
B. DesignCEEDRead more 
M. TechGATERead more
M. DesignCEEDRead more
M. ScIIT JAMRead more

Check: IIT Hyderabad Admissions

IIT Hyderabad Scholarships

The students of IIT Hyderabad are awarded various scholarships by the institute as well as from international institutions.

  • MCM Scholarship:
    -10% of the students are proposed for grant of awards
    -The other economically backward students (whose family income is between INR 1 – 5 LPA) who avail 2/3rd remission of the tuition fee will be eligible for 1/3rd reimbursement of tuition fee per semester + pocket money of INR 1000  per month.
  • Institute SC/ST Scholarship:
    -Free messing and boarding (to the extent collected) and pocket money of INR 250 per month is being given
  • Institute Free Studentship Scholarship: 
    -The other economically backward students (whose family income is between INR 1 lakh to INR 5 lakh per annum) who avail 2/3rd remission of the tuition fee will be eligible for 1/3rd reimbursement of tuition fee per semester

Check: IIT Hyderabad Scholarship 

IIT Hyderabad Cut Off

Tabulated below is the last year’s cut off of JEE Mains for B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering): 

CategoryOpening RankClosing Rank
General PwD1414
OBC PwD1717

Check: IIT Hyderabad Cut off

    IIT Hyderabad Placements 

    The academic year 2018-19 saw 261 job offers from 252 companies all over the world. The highest offered CTC was INR 53.79 LPA and the average CTC was INR 16.74 LPA. These included 22 international offers. The highest paying companies that recruited from IIT Hyderabad were Mercari, Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Works Application, and SMS Data Tech. 

    Summer Internship Programs are also organized every year where 3rd-year B.Tech students are given the chance to participate for a total of 8 weeks. Students are given research and industrial based opportunities in registered companies such as Amazon, Adobe, DE SHAW, Suzuki Japan, Philips, Goldman Sachs, AIESEC and many more. 

    Click here: IIT Hyderabad Placements 

    IIT Hyderabad Faculty

    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad currently has a highly qualified faculty of 222 professors, assistant professors, and associate professors. 218 members of the faculty are Ph.D. holders in their respective disciplines and the remaining 4 are Masters of Design. Many faculty members are pursuing their own research with scholars working under them. 

    Most faculty members at IIT Hyderabad follow an open-door policy, which means that they are available to clear doubts and for consultation even outside of class hours. 

    Know more: IIT Hyderabad Faculty

    IIT Hyderabad Campus 

    The campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad is spread across a massive 576 acres located in Kandi, Sangareddy. It is situated at NH65 and lies near the outer Ring Road. The following are the facilities offered by the institute to cater to the needs of the students: 

    • Labs: There are 105 laboratories available on the IIT Hyderabad campus that are used for teaching and research purposes. Every year, new state-of-the-art equipment is added to these labs. 
    • Hostel: Hostels for male and female students are available on campus. Every student that avails the hostel receives a single semi-furnished room which is designed with the radiant cooling technique. There is a mess facility available in the hostel. 
    • Transport: There is a transport service available for the faculty and students. There are buses that regularly travel from the college to the Lingampally railway station and back. The schedule for these buses can be found on the college website. 
    • Dining: There is a common dining hall available for students, faculty, and staff. The food served at the dining hall includes varieties of delicacies from North India and South India. 
    • Library: The library at IIT Hyderabad houses over 20,000 books as well as 10,000 periodicals. There is also a repository that has scholarly publications written by students and faculty members. 

    Check: IIT Hyderabad Hostel

    IIT Hyderabad FAQs

    Ques. Which is better, IIT Hyderabad or IIT Indore?

    Ans. There are many reasons for one to choose IIT Hyderabad over IIT Indore. Firstly, IIT Hyderabad is ranked (8th) above IIT Indore (13th) according to NIRF 2019. The college is showing an exponentially high growth rate as compared to the other IITs and other Engineering colleges in India. The campus is developing fast and new equipment is introduced to the labs every year. The placements are very good with the highest offered CTC reaching INR 1.2 crore per annum in 2018 and INR 53.79 LPA in 2019. There are hostel facilities available for boys and girls on a one-room per person basis. The faculty is highly qualified and helpful with 218 members being Ph.D. holders in their fields. There are over 100 labs for teaching and research purposes that can be accessed by both students and faculty members. 

    Ques. What are the specializations available in B.Tech at IIT Hyderabad?

    Ans. There are a total of 9 specializations available under the B.Tech course. These are Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Engineering Science (Virtual), Materials Science & Metallurgical Engineering, Mathematics & Computing and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Students with over 75% marks in 12th board examinations are eligible for admission. The admissions are made according to the annual JEE Main rank achieved by the candidate. 

    Ques. How is the infrastructure at IIT Hyderabad?

    Ans. The IIT Hyderabad campus spreads across 576 acres of green land. The administrative and academic blocks are fully functional. The hostels are well planned, ventilated and follow German architecture. The hostel WiFi gives high speed of 120 Mbps and there are LAN cables in every room so that students are well connected. There are a functional gym and sports grounds on the campus as well. Students can enjoy indoor games such as snooker, Indian and American pool, Foosball, Carrom, Dart Boards, Chess, etc. 

    IIT, Hyderabad Fees & Eligibility

    CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
    B.Tech₹2.17 Lakhs10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
    M.Tech₹4.96 LakhsPass in Graduation + GATE
    Ph.D₹18,795Post Graduation
    M.Phil₹33,625Post Graduation
    M.Sc₹26,145Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM
    M.Des₹26,145Graduation with 55% + CEED
    Select Degree : B.Tech M.Tech Ph.D M.Phil M.Sc B.Des
    Select Stream : Engineering Arts Science Design

    Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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    #17/200 in 2020 Top colleges in India 2020

    Ranked #22 in 2019
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    #15/100 in 2020 Top colleges in India 2020

    Ranked #16 in 2019
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    #601/1000 in 2020

    NIRF logo

    #8/300 in 2020 Top Engineering colleges in India 2020

    Ranked #8 in 2019
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    #6/25 in 2020 Top Engineering colleges in India 2020

    Ranked #7 in 2019
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    #601/800 in 2020

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    Nilanjan PaulMaster of SciencePursued
    BATCH : 2020


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    8.5 /10

    Definitely it is a fantastic choice for btech as well as masters programme. Research work are also going on nicely here. Overall its definitely a good choice.

    9/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    O.S.L.LahariMaterials science and metallurgical engineeringBatch : 2021

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    8.2 /10

    Positive remarks: student friendly rules Nice canteen Fractal system Friendly profeesors Easy exams and less marks Negative remarks: sometimes it is very hectic when you have. 3 -4 exams in a week Not fully developed More sunny Stale mess food

    8/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    G. Susanth BabuCivil Engineering, Bachelor Of TechnologyPursued
    BATCH : 2020

    Civil engineering

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    7.2 /10

    Although the management head-the director is an Excellent person, the rest of the management aren't student friendly

    6/10food & accom
    7/10social life
    SumitPhD BiotechnologyPursued
    BATCH : 2023

    IIT Hyderabad Rocks

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    8.7 /10

    Positives: Good Infrastructure. Great Teaching Staff. Good Food facilities. Good transportation services. Negatives: Away from the main city. Still under construction. Mess food quality is deteriorating.

    8/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    Swati JaiswalM.TechPursued
    BATCH : 2020

    Review about college and cse dept

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    7.8 /10

    the college is good in academics and other stuff Their is just one problem, it is too far from city. The travel is always a problem for students here Airport is 65km away, nearest station is 35-40km away. We do have buses to a nearest city point but its too far

    8/10food & accom
    7/10social life
    M. Sai VardhanMathematics and ComputingPursued
    BATCH : 2023

    Getting into an IIT

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    7.5 /10

    I would damn recommended my college. I've come here instead of taking admission in IIT Madras. I'm very much satisfied with my decision. I'm loving this journey. Your brilliance is apppreciated and you can reach high standards if you are on right path

    8/10food & accom
    6/10social life
    Yashwanth GugulothBachelor Of TechnologyPursued
    BATCH : 2022


    Remarks -
    9.3 /10

    It is still a developing one. IITH started in 2008 and the few buildings are in construction. The only problem one can face is the college is very far from other part of the hyderabad city and there is no proper transport available.

    9/10food & accom
    9/10social life
    BATCH : 2022


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    9.2 /10

    One of the colleages in the top ten of nirf rankings of engineering colleges. The colleage is under development as construction is going on as it was established in 2008 but that hasn't comprised the quality of teaching and exposure available to the students.

    9/10food & accom
    8/10social life
    Anveshchemical engineeringPursued
    BATCH : 2023

    College Review

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    9.3 /10

    Yes, I want to suggest the upcoming batches to make good friends. In IITs, there is a more tendency to tempt for the addictions like cigarette, alcohol and drugs. Many friends of mine spoiled their life just in the beginning of the semester by addicting to those be careful.

    7/10food & accom
    10/10social life
    Adithya vardhanElectrical engineeringPursued
    BATCH : 2022

    IIT Hyderabad Review

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    8.5 /10

    Postives remarks are we have a very good hostel with all the facilities. Very good alumni interaction. Great freedom and support for researchers. Negatives are Campus is not totally built yet and mess food is average. But you are provided with canteen to enjoy.

    7/10food & accom
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    Kandi, Sangareddy
    Hyderabad - 502285
    Telangana , India

    040-23016033 , Dean - 23016026 , Registrar - 23016114



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