IIIT Allahabad

Abbreviated as IIITA, IIIT Allahabad is one of the most prestigious colleges that confer undergraduate and post graduate degrees in Information Technology and several other allied engineering streams to hundreds of aspiring candidates every year. Established as early as 1999, the Government of India conferred it the status of Deemed University in the year 2000. This article is on IIIT Allahabad

IIIT Allahabad was established with the vision to build trained, high-thinking personnel and develop the essential expertise and skill sets needed to perform with excellence in field of Information Technology at international standards. Ranked as 125 in the QS BRICS University World Rankings, this was the first ambitious attempt taken by the Government of India to harness the youth-power and their talent and explore the potential and profitability in the silicon market at a multi-faceted level.

The University confers the following degrees to the students:

  • BTech
  • MTech
  • MBA
  • Integrated MTech
  • PhD

The above degrees are provided in the following departments:

  • Applied Sciences
  • Electronics and Communication Engg.
  • Information Technology
  • Management Studies

To get a chance to study in IIIT Allahabad, a student has to clear JEE Mains and must have secured at least 75% marks (for general candidates) or 65% marks (for SC/ST candidates) in their Class 12th examination or must have been among the top 20% percentile of candidates who appeared in the examination from the respective board. Final selection will be purely based on their rank in JEE Mains.

Courses Offered

The B.Tech course offered by the institute is a four year duration course and is offered to the selected candidates in Information Technology and Electronics and Communication Engineering. The number of seats available is as follows:

Name of Branch Seats
Electronics and Communication Engineering – Gender Neutral 86
Electronics and Communication Engineering – Female Only 14
Information Technology – Gender Neutral 172
Information Technology – Female Only 28
Total number of seats 300

Apart from the regular 4 year B.Tech course, the institute also offers a 5 year long B.Tech + M.Tech dual degree to its students in the following streams.

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Bio- Informatics
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech (ECE) Spl. (Micro Electronics)
  • Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Cyber Law and Information Security)
  • Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Intelligent System)
  • Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Robotics
  • Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Human Computer Interaction)
  • Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Software Engineering
  • Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Wireless Communication Engineering

Also, the institute gives the students a chance to explore the field of business and management through a 5 year long B.Tech + MBA course program in the following fields:

  • Information Technology and MBA (Information Technology)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering and MBA (Information Technology)

Cutoffs

The cut off rank for the final round of intake of candidates in IIIT Allahabad in the year 2017 was as follows:

General
Branch name Open Close
4-year B.Tech. Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering 6830 10782
Information Technology 2624 6259
5-year B.Tech. + M.Tech. Dual Degree Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech (ECE) Spl. (Micro Electronics) 7529 11367
Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering 12745 14259
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Cyber Law and Information Security) 6401 7052
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Human Computer Interaction) 6640 7134
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Intellegent System) 6411 6798
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Bio-Informatics 7197 7418
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Robotics 6372 6767
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Software Engineering 6264 6336
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Wireless Communication Engineering 6814 7057
5-year B.Tech. + MBA Dual Degree Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering and MBA (Information Technology) 11133 12063
Information Technology and MBA (Information Technology) 7381 8220

The cut off ranking for the OBC candidates in 2017 till the final round of counselling was as follows:

OBC-NCL
Branch name Open Close
4-year B.Tech. Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering 2849 4608
Information Technology 1174 2769
5-year B.Tech. + M.Tech. Dual Degree Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech (ECE) Spl. (Micro Electronics) 4543 4847
Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering 5718 5725
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Cyber Law and Information Security) 3431 3494
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Human Computer Interaction) 3836 3913
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Intellegent System) 3058 3346
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Bio-Informatics 4178 4433
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Robotics 3209 3216
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Software Engineering 2821 2825
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Wireless Communication Engineering 3511 3617
5-year B.Tech. + MBA Dual Degree Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering and MBA (Information Technology) 4711 4711
Information Technology and MBA (Information Technology) 3648 4201

For the aspiring candidates belonging to ST category, the cut off ranking till the final round of selection was as follows:

ST
Branch name Open Close
4-year B.Tech. Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering 1422 2487
Information Technology 684 1364
5-year B.Tech. + M.Tech. Dual Degree Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech (ECE) Spl. (Micro Electronics)
Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Cyber Law and Information Security)
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Human Computer Interaction)
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. (Intellegent System) 2553 2553
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Bio-Informatics
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Robotics 4205 4205
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Software Engineering 2258 2258
Information Technology and M.Tech (Information Technology) Spl. Wireless Communication Engineering 4032 4032
5-year B.Tech. + MBA Dual Degree Course
Electronics and Communication Engineering and MBA (Information Technology)
Information Technology and MBA (Information Technology) 1986 1986

The above list might give a general idea to the aspiring candidates about the scope of getting selected in the institute with their current score and ranking.

The fees structure for the students admitted to IIIT is as follows:

IIIT Allahabad fees breakup:

Particulars Amount
One Time Fees ₹12,500
Tuition Fee (per Semester) ₹49,000
Other Fees (per Semester) ₹3,000
Annual Fees ₹2,500
Total ₹67,000

The students staying in hostel have to pay additional hostel fees as per the following breakup:

Particulars Amount
Hostel Rent ₹4,500
Mess Advance (per Semester) ₹13,566
Total ₹18,066

The students belonging to SC/ST/PwD category are exempted from paying tuition fees.

The institute boasts to hold an excellent record of placement statistics with an average salary package of Rs 12 lpa. The highest salary offer made to a student by an employer as per previous records is Rs 39 lpa.

The following table shows the placement records of IIIT Allahabad in the year 2017:

Name of Company No. of Offers
Adobe 3
Amazon 3
Arcesium 1
Arista Networks 1
Bluestacks 2
Capgemini 5
Cisco 5
CitiCorp 6
Codenation 3
Deshaw 1
Directi 6
Edelwesis 5
Expedia 3
Freescale 1
GE Digital 6
Goldman Sachs 2
Hackerrank 1
Hike 4
IBM 7
Icon Resources 1
Incture 3
Infosys 13
Infurnia 5
ION Trading 2
JDA 2
Jigsery 1
Juniper 4
Kronos 3
Linkedin 2
Mahindra 3
MakemyTrip 3
MAQ 2
Microsoft 5
Moonfrog 3
Morgan Stanley 10
Nagarro 2
NeoGrowth 2
Newgen 1
OFSS 4
Okutech 4
Proptiger 2
Qualcomm 8
RBS 5
Samsung 18
Samsung Delhi 13
Samsung Noida 17
SAP Labs 3
Sapient 4
Shopclues 3
Smartprix 1
Streamoid 2
Sutra 4
Swiggy 7
TCS 8
TCS CTO 1
TechRacers 1
Times Internet 2
VassarLabs 2
Verizon 1
Walmart 8
Wipro 7
Worksapp 1
Wrig 1
Yoddle 1
Zendrive 1
Zomato 3
ZS 5

Thus, with its high placement records, highly qualified teaching personnel, state of the art infrastructure facility, IIIT Allahabad is a highly sought after institute for all students aspiring to develop a career in Information Technology.

Check out our article on IIIT Hyderabad here!

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