IIT Delhi is the Top Engineering Institution in country, ranking #2 in NIRF list after the prestigious IIT Madras. QS World Ranking 2021 ranks IIT Delhi ranks #193, slipping 11 places from the previous 182 rank of 2020. 

IIT Delhi is known for its flagship Bachelor in Technology (B.Tech) program that is offered in 12 electives ranging from Computer Science & Engineering to Textile Engineering. Apart from well-known UG, PG and Ph.D courses, IIT Delhi is actively offering Online certificate programs, Continuing Education Programs & Technical Education Quality Improvement Programs. Know More about IIT Delhi Course and Eligibility

IIT Delhi Admission Updates 2021: 

  • IIT Delhi MBA Admissions are in the final stage, the personal interview round of MBA at DoMS IIT Delhi is expected to start after March 05.
  • IIT Delhi has launched an online certificate program in Digital Marketing for undergraduate courses. Registrations are Open till March 10. Check IIT Delhi Admission 2021
  • Shortlist for Admission in the certificate program in Digital Marketing will be announced before March 15.
  • For B.Tech admission also, JEE Advanced dates have been released and the online entrance will be conducted on June 03, 2021.

IIT Delhi Quick facts

  • IIT Delhi is ranked as the top university for employability in India and ranks at #10 globally. Check IIT Delhi Ranking
  • The fee for IIT Delhi flagship B.Tech program is approximately INR 9 Lakhs and merit-cum-means, freeship, freemessing, and donor scholarships are offered on need basis. Check IIT Delhi Scholarship
  • B.Tech Admissions at IIT Delhi is based on JEE Advanced rank, followed by JoSAA counselling. Check IIT Delhi B.Tech Admission Process 
  • IIT Delhi B.Tech Application process generally starts in September with JEE registrations. PG admissions begin in March.
  • Dor MBA Admission CAT score is considered and for M.Des and M.Tech GATE & CEED score are considered.
  • A written test is also considered after GATE score for MS Admissions at IIT Delhi.
  •  For Ph.D Admissions IIT Delhi considers GATE/ UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ ICAR/ ICMR score or DST- Inspire Scholarship. 

IIT Delhi Rankings

IIT Delhi ranks among the top engineering institutes of India, making global presence among leading international universities. As per NIRF Ranking, IIT Delhi ranks at 2 position for engineering , 8th position for management and 3rd position in overall category. It has also secured 193rd ranks in QS World University ranking 2021.

Ranking Year Ranked at
QS (World) 2021 193
QS (Asia) 2021 47
NIRF (Engineering) 2020 2
NIRF (Overall) 2020 3
Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2020 401-500
Outlook 2020 4

IIT Delhi JEE Advance B.Tech Cutoff 2021

Specialization General OBC EWS SC ST
CSE 93 65 12 39 19
ME 1222 606 113 310 108
CE 3429 1329 331 681 74
Chemical Engineering 1940 1242 753 333
EE 469 295 46 152 54
Textile Engineering 6549 3258 694 2162 1020

IIT Delhi JEE Cut off for CSE remains high compared to other specializations. While the closing rank for CSE for Gender Neutral General category is 93, the cut off rank for textile technology is 6549.IIT Delhi JEE cut off rank ranks trends to be higher than IIT Bombay

IIT Delhi B.Tech Cutoff Trends

IIT Delhi B.Tech Cutoff Trends

IIT Delhi course, Fees, Selection Criteria

Program Details Fees
B.Tech Eligibility: 10+2 in Science Stream with the minimum required marks from a reputed board + JEE Advanced Score
Selection: Entrance Test merit through JOSAA counselling
INR 2.25 Lakhs
M.Tech Eligibility: B.Tech/ M.Sc degree with minimum of 60% marks OR B.Tech. from IITs with CGPA of 8.00 without GATE are also eligible for admission +GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview
Selection: GATE Entrance Merit or Qualifying exam merit for candidates exempted from GATE exam
INR 52900
M.Sc Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with at least 55% marks from a recognized University/ Institute +IIT JAM/COJET followed by a interview for Cognitive Science and Economics Selection: Based on entrance merit marks INR 52900
M.Des Eligibility: B.Tech/ M.Sc degree with minimum of 60% marks + CEED followed by Written Test and/or Interview
Selection: Based on CEED and written test merit
INR 52900
MBA Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering /Technology/ Architecture /Pharmacy / B.Sc. Agri. Engg. (Minimum 4 year after 10+2) with at least 60% marks +CAT, Group Discussion and Interview Round
Selection: Based on CAT Merit
INR 5.05 Lakhs
Ph.D Eligibility: M.E/ M.Tech or MD degree with at least 60% (55% for SC/ST/PH) marks in aggregate + GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview
Selection: Based on GATE or NET entrance merit
INR 42900

IIT Delhi Placements

IIT Delhi Placements 2020 summit highest benchmarks with more than 1100 jobs offers. This includes pre-placement orders and multiple job offers within India and abroad. The major highlights of the 2020 placement as follows:

  • The placement rate at IIT Delhi is 85.6%. A total of 430 recruiters visited the campus for placements. 
  • The highest CTC reached INR 1 Cr in the year 2020 and the average package remained at INR 16 LPA.
  • The placement drive of 2020 observed 4% increase in the total number of placements.

IIT Delhi Sector Wise Placements

Sector Percentage
Core 31
Consulting 9
Analytics 13
Finance 3
IT 23
Management 7
Others 14

Which IIT is better for B.Tech: IIT Delhi or IIT Madras, IIT Bombay?

Category IIT Delhi IIT Madras IIT Bombay
NIRF Ranking 2 1 3
Student Intake 1061 967 1115
Male : Female (Average ) 1:8 1:7 1:9
Fees (B.Tech) INR 2.17 Lakhs INR 2.84 Lakhs INR 2.11 Lakhs
Placement Offers 925 725 1207
Average Salary INR 16 LPA INR 18 LPA INR 16.06 LPA
Top Recruiters Microsoft, Mastercard, Societe Generale, Uber, Denso Japan, TSMC Taiwan Microsoft, Intel, Flipkart Microsoft, Samsung, Google, Accenture, Amazon

IIT Delhi Scholarships

IIT Delhi offers a range of scholarship, financial support, teaching assistantance facilities for UG, PG and Ph.D students. Interested students can apply to the following scholarships based on the eligibility criteria.

Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Institute Free Studentship-U.G.: 10% of students are provided free studentship on the basis of merit scored. 
  • Institute Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship: The Institute offers INR 1000 per month to about 25% of students. It is offered to meritorious undergraduate students in engineering and technology.
  • Institute Merit Prizes and Certi­ficates: Top 7% of students from B.Tech are rewarded with an amount of INR 2500 up to the 8th and 10th semesters. 
  • Scholarship provision for SC/ST students: Under this scholarship SC/ST students are exempted from tuition fee.

Postgraduate Scholarship

  • Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarships: M.Sc Students are provided INR 1000 per month, however, only to students with parents’ income is less than INR 4.5 LPA. 
  • For IIT Delhi M.Tech., M.S. (Research), and M.Des. Students: These students are awarded an amount of INR 12,400 per month under the financial assistance scheme.
  • For Ph.D. Candidates: Full time students are offered research assistantship of INR 25000 INR.

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IIT Delhi Faculty

IIT Delhi Faculty include major brilliant minds of the nation who are equipped with intellectual capabilities. Faculty members include Rukmini Bhaya Nair, renowned poets and linguists, is the HOD of Humanities Department and experienced faculty from Stanford University. Other faculties such as Prof. P. V. M Rao and Prof Paresh Choksi are known for core course designs, live projects, and startup ideas in the institute.

The current faculty students ratio stands at 1:8 with more than 654 faculty members. During 2016, the faculty students ratio was 1:16, the institute showed interest in promoting international students and declined pressure of increasing intake capacity. The recent ratio reflects improving the status of students and faculty capacity.

IIT Delhi FAQs

Ques. How can I apply to IIT Delhi? 

Ans. The admission procedure to IIT Delhi is done manually on the official website. Students can fill in the online application form by opening the official website which is followed by online payment of the application fee by credit or debit card. Students must pay the application fee(INR 200 for general, INR 50 SC/ST/PH) through State Bank Collect. The admission to B.E/B.tech program is done on the basis of the candidate’s score in JEE Advanced. 

Ques. How is the life of an IITian at IIT Delhi?

Ans. Student life at IIT Delhi is very enriching in terms of academic as well as extracurriculars. Students have a wonderful teaching faculty who are available for clearing doubts and clarifications outside the syllabus. The infrastructure consists of hi-tech facilities such as audio-visual aid and state of the art equipment in classrooms as well as labs. The campus has a central library which is one of the highlights of the campus. The college campus also has sports facilities available including basketball, volleyball, cricket etc. Students staying on the campus are offered comfortable hostel accommodations with various amenities that they can enjoy as residents. Students have access to the stationery store as well and xerox and printing services. There are various canteens and cafes spread across campus that provide students with good meals and other delicacies. 

Ques. How is IIT Delhi?

Ans. IIT Delhi has been ranked 2nd in the Engineering field by NIRF 2019 as well as Outlook Ranking 2019 making it stand among the top engineering colleges in India with quality education and other academics and co-curricular facilities. IIT Delhi has a diverse faculty with most of them being PhD holders from reputed institutes. IIT Delhi provides various UG, PG and PhD programs across many specializations. With 325 acres of campus IIT Delhi offers many provisions to its students like hostel accommodation, libraries, sports facilities, extracurricular and different cultural clubs. IIT Delhi has great placement records throughout the years. In the First Phase of IIT Delhi Placements 2019, about 967 offers were made from over 400 companies marking a 10% hike from the previous year. Overall IIT Delhi is among one of the dream colleges for most of the engineering aspirants for its facilities, education and placements records.

Ques. How to apply for admission in IIT Delhi?

Ans. Candidates looking for admission in IIT Delhi need to fulfill the eligibility criteria as per the specific courses. For B.Tech courses, candidates need to have a valid score in JEE Advanced to apply for online application. For M.Tech courses, GATE scores are mandatory for Non-IIT students whereas for M.Sc courses valid IIT JAM scores are required along with minimum cut off marks in academics. For MBA valid CAT scores are required and for PhD, Valid GATE and NET are required to get admitted in IIT Delhi.

After qualifying the eligibility criteria, candidates need to fill in the online application by visiting the official website before the last date. Candidates need to pay an application fee through an online gateway and need to submit the application form along with required documents.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for PhD in Engineering from IIT Delhi?

Ans. For admission in Ph.D in Engineering courses, candidates must ME/M.Tech with at least 60%(55% SC/ST/PWD) aggregate score or 60% marks in M.Sc or 70% aggregate score in BE/B.tech. The annual cost of studying for a Ph.D course in Engineering from IIT Delhi is about 34,900 INR/Year.

Ques. How is IIT Delhi for MBA?

Ans. Studying an MBA course from IIT Delhi is just as same as doing it from any other top B-Colleges in India. With small batch size, IIT Delhi provides quality education in perspective of both theoretical and practical knowledge. During the placements, IIT Delhi gets top brands from India who join the campus placement procedure. Candidates must have BE/B.Tech degree with an aggregate of 60% or a M.Sc degree with an aggregate of 60% to apply for MBA course in IIT Delhi. Valid CAT scores are also required to apply for IIT Delhi MBA Admission. It costs around 5,04,900 INR/Year to pursue an MBA degree from IIT Delhi.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for an M.Tech degree in IIT Delhi?

Ans. IIT Delhi provides admission into M.Tech courses under 38 specializations. Candidates must have BE/B.Tech with an aggregate of 50% with a valid score in GATE. Candidates having B.Tech degree from IITs with more than 8.0 CGPA out of 10.0 CGPA are exempted from GATE.

Top M.Tech courses provided by IIT Delhi are M.Tech in Instrumentation, Industrial Tribology and Maintenance Management and Material Science and Engineering. It costs around 2.21 Lakhs/Year to pursue an M.tech degree from IIT Delhi.

Ques. What is the B.Tech cut-off for IIT Delhi?

Ans. To pursue a B.Tech degree from IIT Delhi, candidates must have passed 10+2 in science stream with a minimum required marks from a reputed board along with a valid score in JEE Advanced. The cut-off ranking for JEE Advanced for the 2019 batch was from 2-1940 depending on the course specialization one selects. After results candidates are required to go through JOSAA counselling which is the seat allotment procedure for Admission in IITs.

Ques. How are the placements at IIT Delhi?

Ans. IIT Delhi has a separate office of Career Services that offers students to be placed with the reputed companies across the globe. In the First Phase of IIT Delhi Placements 2019, the institute saw a hike of 10% in the placements as compared to the last year. 967 placement offers were made by more than 400 colleges that visited the IIT Delhi campus. Students received more than 600 job profiles while few got multiple offers. With an average salary package of 16 LPA IIT Delhi is one of the best performing institutes when it comes to the placements.

Ques. Does IIT Delhi provide Scholarships?

Ans. IIT Delhi provides different scholarships to the UG as well as PG students. Some of the top Scholarships are:

Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • Institute Free Studentship for 
  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarships
  • Institute Merit Prize and Certificates
  • Donor Scholarships
  • Scholarships for SC/ST students

Postgraduate Scholarships

  • MCM Scholarships
  • For M.Tech/ M.S/M.Des students
  • For PhD students

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