The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam is a public autonomous engineering institute set up in 2015. The institute offers 4-year B.Tech programs with specialized courses in addition to Ph.D. programs in CSE, ECE, and Mathematics as well as M.Tech in AI & Data Science for the working professionals. Admissions are through JoSAA/ CSAB counseling against the JEE main rank list. The top recruiters include TCS, IBM, and SAP LABS. 

IIIT Kottayam Highlights

Established | Type 2015 | Autonomous
Approved UGC and MHRD
Courses B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D
Admission Criteria Counseling on Entrance Test
Entrance Exam JEE
Application Mode Online
Top Recruiters TCS, IBM, SAP LABS, etc.
Facilities Canteen, Auditorium, Gym, Classroom, Hostel, etc. 
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IIIT Kottayam Courses

IIIT Kottayam offers 4-year B.Tech programs with specialized courses in addition to Ph.D. programs in CSE, ECE, and Mathematics as well as M.Tech in AI & Data Science for the working professionals. The details of the programs are mentioned below.

Courses Details
B.Tech Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility: 10+2
Specializations: Computer Science And Engineering, Bioinformatics, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and High-Performance Computing
Selection Criteria: JEE Mains
Fees per annum: INR 1.35 lakhs
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B.Tech + MS Duration: 3 to 5 years
Eligibility: B.Tech /BE /AMIE degree with 60% and 1-year of work experience
Specializations: Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
Selection Criteria: Written Test and Interview
Fees: INR 8500 per credit (6 credits)
Ph.D Duration: 3 to 5 years
Eligibility: M.Tech
Specializations: Mathematics, Computer Science And Engineering and Electronics And Communications Engineering
Selection Criteria: Written Test and Interview
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IIIT Kottayam Admission

Admissions to the B.Tech courses are on the basis of the JEE Mains ranks. On the other hand, admissions both the M.Tech course and the Ph.D. courses are on the basis of a written test and interview conducted by the college itself. The candidates must fit the eligibility criteria mentioned above. 

How to Apply?

The application form can be filled online through the website of the Institute.

  • Visit the official website of IIIT Kottayam (
  • Fill the application form through the required personal and academic details.
  • Upload the required documents and photographs. 
  • Select the course to apply to.
  • Pay the application fee of INR 1000. 
  • Submit the application form and take a print out of it.

Documents Required

Applicants are required to upload the following during the submission online application:

  • Latest passport size photograph in JPG format 
  • Scanned signature of applicant in JPG format 
  • Applicant’s Passport 
  • Proof for date of birth 
  • Experience Certificate from the place of work (industry) for M.Tech
  • Scanned copy of Qualifying degree Mark lists and Certificates.

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IIIT Kottayam Placements

The institute is excellent in terms of placement, internship, and training programs. The leading industries line up for conducting interviews and placement/ internship drives to the second year and third-year students. The students of IIIT Kottayam easily attract industries for pursuing an internship during their summer/ winter vacations (4 months per year). Most often, these internships do lead to their placement offers. During internships, students attract over INR 15000 to INR 35000 per month from these companies. Some of the top recruiters include: 

Informatics IISc Bangalore NIWE
MindTree Navigant SAPS Lab
Mphasis Gudgeon Litmus7

IIIT Kottayam Facilities

Some of the facilities provided by the college include: 

  • Hostel: Separate hostel accommodation is provided for boys and girls. There is one large hostel for boys and one hostel for girls. All the hostels have common rooms, 24-hour Wifi-connectivity, and recreational centers where newspapers, magazines, and TVs are available. Round the clock water and electricity are provided. Laundry types of equipment are also available in the hostels.
  • Internet: The campus is equipped with an internet bandwidth of 1 Gbps with Wifi access. At present, there are 220 systems with wired connectivity, and sufficient access points are provided for wireless connectivity.
  • Gymnasium: IIIT Kottayam has a well-equipped gymnasium including Spinning Bike, Treadmill, and Elliptical Cross Trainer. Students can avail of the facilities of the gym with the proper guidance of Physical Trainer.
  • Medical Facility: IIIT-K students have access to round the clock medical facility. A fully equipped ambulance handles emergency cases. Medical facilities are given vital importance and each student is given complete care.

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IIIT Kottayam Overview

  • IIIT Kottayam is composed of the world-class qualified faculty members who are eager to continue research and contribute to the Indian/International society.
  • They design the courses as per the needs of the partnered industries and international requirements.
  • IIIT Kottayam has already established MoU with some leading industrial/ academic institutions to ensure placements or organize knowledge transfer programs.

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IIIT Kottayam FAQs

Ques. What was the IIIT Kottayam cut-off for 2019?

Ans. The cut-off in 2019 was as mentioned below: 
Category Ranks
General 15033-25842
OBC 6472-9601
SC 4241-5833
ST 2281-3082

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Ques. What is the fee structure for the M.Tech program?

Ans. The M.Tech program is priced at INR 8500 per credit. For example, if you are registering for two courses in a semester each of four credits, the fee will be INR 68000. There are a total of 60 credits which can be completed over 3 to 5 years.

Ques. I am a BTech Graduate in a non-computer science background. Can I join the M.Tech course at IIIT Kottayam?

Ans. Yes, you can. The candidate must have a B.Tech /BE /AMIE degree or MCA or MSc / MS degree in CS /IT / Mathematics/ Physics/ Statistics.

Ques. What are the important dates for the new M.Tech program?

Ans. The M.Tech program for working professionals has been launched in 202. The dates to keep in mind include: 
Release of online application form 24-06-2020
Last date for submitting online applications 09-07-2020 Extended to 17-07-2020
Announcement of Selection List for written test and/ interview 20-07-2020
Date of written test and /interviews 23-07-2020 to 27-07-2020
Announcement of selected candidates 30-07-2020
Registration 08-08-2020
Commencement of classes 09-08-2020

Ques. I still have questions regarding admissions/PG degree programs at IIIT Kottayam, whom shall I contact?

Ans. Please drop an email to You can also contact them at 04822202135 / 2154 /2121 /2100. The address of the college is the Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, Valavoor, Pala, Kottayam: 686635.

Ques. What is CSE average package at IIIT Kottayam?

Ans. The average package at IIIT Kottayam is INR 6 LPA and the highest cse package is INR 10 LPA.