Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati or IIT Tirupati is among the 3rd phase IITs established in 2015. IIT Tirupati is presently mentored by IIT Madras and functions from its temporary campus. Courses like B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, MS and PhD are available for admissions at IIT Tirupati. 

B.Tech is the flagship program of IIT Tirupati and has maximum female students enrolled for its B.Tech course. All admissions are based on entrance exams followed by final seat allocation through either counselling or interview rounds. 

IIT Tirupati Admission 2021 (Latest):

  • JEE Advanced exam for B.Tech admissions will be conducted on July 3.
  • GATE result to release on March 22 for M.Tech and PhD candidates. Check: GATE 2021 Result
  • M.Tech applications last date is April 23, 2021. Applications are available on IIT Tirupati website.
  • IIT JAM 2021 results have been declared on March 20. Check: IIT JAM 2021 Answer Keys

IIT Tirupati B.Tech Highlights:

  • There are 05 specializations offered in B.Tech at IIT Tirupati, highest opted being CSE.
  • Students with JEE Advanced rank between 2400-8000 can get admission to B.Tech at IIT Tirupati. 
  • Around 18% female students were enrolled in 2019, which is higher than any other IIT in the country for B.Tech.
  • The placement stats vary between 70-80% for B.Tech students. In 2020, 77% B.Tech students of IIT Tirupati were placed.

IIT Tirupati Courses Offered

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati offers the following specializations under its undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs: 

Program Course Details
B.Tech Duration: 4 years
Specializations: CSE / EE / ME / Civil / Chemical Engineering
Eligibility: Passing marks in class 12th in PCM and English/Hindi or any subject taken up by the student
Selection Criteria: Entrance + Counselling
M.Tech Duration: 2 years
Specializations: CSE / EE / ME / Civil Engineering
Eligibility: IIT applicants graduating or have graduated with B.Tech. and have a CGPA of 8.0/10 (7.5 for SC/ST) and above can apply without GATE scores.
Selection Criteria: Entrance + Counselling
M.Sc Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Chemistry / Mathematics & Statistics . Physics
Eligibility: Applicants holding a B.Sc degree in any of the above areas or equivalent with atleast 60% aggregate score are eligible to apply.
Selection Criteria: Entrance + Counselling
MS Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology in a relevant subject. GATE scores are mandatory. IIT graduates with 8/10 CGPA are
also eligible for admissions.
Selection Criteria: Entrance + Interview

Duration: 3 years
Offered in: Engineering / Science & Technology / Humanities
Eligibility: Have a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology OR A Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology/Science with a good academic record.
Selection Criteria: Entrance / UG / Master’s scores + Written Test + Interview

Check: IIT Tirupati Courses & Fees

IIT Tirupati Admission

Admission to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs at Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati is granted through national level entrance examinations for the respective courses: 

Program Selection Criteria 
B.Tech JEE Advanced Score
M.Tech GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview + GATE Counselling, registration through COAP
M.Sc. IIT JAM score + IIT JAM Counselling
MS GATE scores
Ph.D GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview

How to Apply?

All applications for admissions are available online. Applicants are required to submit applications for entrance, admission and counselling as well. The basic structure for applying on IIT Tirupati website is:

  • Log on to the website.
  • Select the application for the course of choice.
  • Register using a valid id and password.
  • Access the application with the created credentials.
  • Submit necessary information.
  • Attach or upload relevant documents.
  • Pay the fee and submit.
  • Keep a copy of the application for future reference.

Know more: IIT Tirupati Admission

IIT Tirupati Cutoff Trends

IIT Tirupati sets cutoffs based on ranks obtained by students in various entrance exams like JEE Advanced, GATE or IIT JAM. in 2020.

Cutoff Graph

Check: IIT Tirupati Cutoff

IIT Tirupati Placements

In 2020, from 103 students 75 of them got placement. More than 50 companies extended over 90+ offers for students across R&D and core engineering companies for placement opportunities. The highest recorded CTC was INR 43.4 LPA. In terms of domain wise the following placement stats were recorded:

Domains  Placement Percentage
Software Development 39%
Core Engineering 25%
R&D 21%
Finance / Analytics / Banking 9%
Consulting & Education 6%

Check: IIT Tirupati Placements

IIT Tirupati Scholarship

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati or as popularly known as IIT Tirupati offers a number of scholarships to students studying in B.Tech, M.S., and Ph.D. scholars. Listed below are the scholarships provided by the Institute: 

  • Merit cum Means Scholarship: This scholarship is available to students whose parents' income is less than INR 4.5 LPA. Their tuition fee will get exempted and will be provided INR 1,000 per month.
  • Free Studentship: This scholarship is given to students whose parents' income is less than INR 4.5 LPA. Their tuition fee will be exempted by the Institute.
  • SC/ST Scholarship: This particular scholarship has its perks. The students will be given a rebate in mess charge up to INR 800 per month. Apart from this, they will also get the facility of free lodging and 250 INR will also be given to them as pocket allowance.
  • PhD Scholars Stipend: The students admitted to MS (Research) and Ph.D. get a fellowship of INR 12,400 and INR 25,000 per month respectively.

Know more: IIT Tirupati Scholarship

IIT Tirupati vs IIT Palakkad vs IIT Indore

The following table shows a brief comparison between a top ranking IIT - IIT Indore, with the recently established - IIT Tirupati and IIT Palakkad: 

Factors of Comparison IIT Indore IIT Tirupati IIT Palakkad
Average Fee Per Year INR 2,29,000 INR 78,218 INR 2,12,000
B.Tech Specializations 05 05 04
Total Intake 360 seats 203 seats 200 seats
Average CTC INR 18.5 LPA INR 9.6 LPA INR 10 LPA
Highest CTC INR 50 LPA INR 25 LPA INR 21.5 LPA
Top Recruiters Amazon, Flipkart, Google, Paypal, etc. Envestnet Yodlee, Bosch, TCS, Honeywell, etc Paytm, Adobe, Dell, Swiggy,Uber, etc.
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For detailed information read: How are IIT Tirupati, Pallakad and Indore?


Ques. How many faculty members are there at IIT Tirupati?

Ans. There are over 60 faculty members teaching at IIT Tirupati. More than 30 are associate professors while there are 10 assistant professors along with guest lecturers. Check: IIT Tirupati Faculty.

Ques. What is the total enrollment at IIT Tirupati?

Ans. In 2019, IIT Tirupati enrolled the following number of students for the academic year:

Courses  No. of Male Students No. of Female Students Total Students
B.Tech 480 100 580
M.Tech 94 21 118
M.Sc. 5 5 10
MS (Research) 26 4 30
PhD 55 26 81
Total Count 819

Ques. Are internships offered at IIT Tirupati?

Ans. Yes, IIT Tirupati offers internship opportunities to students, through partnership with over 50 companies. In 2020, a batch of 113 witnessed 100% internship opportunities in different domains of functioning. For more information Check: IIT Tirupati Placement

Ques. Will IIT Tirupati have hostel facilities at its new campus?

Ans. Yes, 5 boys hostels and 1 girls hostel has been constructed. Around 720 boys and 180 girls can be accommodated in these hostels in the new campus of IIT Tirupati. B.Tech and M.Tech applicants can apply for accommodation. Check: IIT Tirupati Hostel

Ques. Is it mandatory to submit medical reports for IIT Tirupati admission?

Ans. Yes, medical test reports are necessary for the students in taking admission to IIT Tirupati. Both original and photocopy of the medical reports are to be submitted together.

Ques. Can students apply for scholar loans at IIT Tirupati?

Ans. Yes, IIT Tirupati students are eligible for scholar loans. State Bank of India, Tirupati Regional Office is responsible for arranging scholar loans at 9.95% interest rate under Vidya Lakshmi Scheme.