IIIT Hyderabad: All You Need To Know

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad is one of the most reputed colleges for computer science in India, competing effectively even with the top IITs. It has a reputation for being highly research focussed and supplements this focus with state of the art facilities. IIIT Hyderabad is located in the upmarket Gachibowli area of Hyderabad, which also houses major technology companies.

Admissions

Admission to IIIT Hyderabad is highly competitive, as one would expect. There are several admission modes:

  1. JEE Mains – Based on your JEE Mains rank, you can secure admission to IIIT Hyderabad.
  2. UGEE (Undergraduate Engineering Entrance Examination) – This consists of an exam and an interview conducted by IIIT-H. Through this, you can secure admission to the CL or CNS programmes.
  3. Olympiads – Students who have been selected for training to represent India in the various Olympiads (IOI, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy, IOL, PLO) can apply through this. There will be no examination, just an interview. Through this, you can secure admission to the Dual Degree programmes.
  4. DASA – Direct Admissions for Students Abroad. This is for those who either hold a foreign passport or have studied their 11th and 12th grades outside India. The SAT scores will be considered for admission (both SAT 1 and SAT 2). The SAT subject tests attempted should include Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. There is a separate admission process for such candidates.
  5. Lateral Entry – As explained earlier. An entrance examination is conducted, followed by an interview.

Please note that since it is a private college, there are no reservations, except for the seats set aside for the DASA candidates, who cannot contest the other seats.

Facilities

IIIT Hyderabad has some of the best facilities in the country for those interested in studying Computer Science or Electronics. The labs are equipped with the latest equipment in sufficient quantity. The Lightning fast internet is provided to all the buildings, 24 hours a day. Since there is a lot of emphases here on pursuing research and projects, the labs are kept open around the clock for the use of researchers. There are customised Research Centres for different fields, such as Robotics, Security and Signal Processing. These labs are even sponsored for research projects by industry giants.

The library is one of the largest in the country, and as befits a technical institution of this magnitude, has subscriptions to a plethora of scientific journals. This means that any time you want to view a paper which is otherwise paid, you can view and even download it if the college has taken a subscription to that particular magazine. In addition, it is well stocked with reference and textbooks, technical reports and literature.

All students of IIIT-H are supposed to stay in the hostels, which are quite comfortable and equipped with all the necessary facilities. In the first year, students stay 2 to a room, which changes to single occupancy in the subsequent years. Girls may have attached bathrooms in the final year subjected to availability. In all the other cases, there will be common bathrooms. All rooms are connected to the internet and the local intranet in order to enable you to pursue research even from your own room. The hostels are equipped with a mini gym (apart from the large common gym open to all students), table tennis room, TV, library room, coolers, etc. There are four messes, including a common mess, and all the managerial work is performed by an indigenously developed IT portal. The canteen serves non-vegetarian food.

For the athletes at IIIT Hyderabad, there is no shortage of facilities for you. There are well developed and maintained grounds and stadiums for badminton, hockey, swimming, cricket, volleyball, football, basketball, table tennis, etc.

One interesting point to note is the RFID system. At all points of entry into the campus and the various buildings, the RFID system maintains logs of who is entering which building and at what time. While full freedom is provided with regards to movement, a close watch is maintained.

Academics

The college is very serious about academics and attendance. Missing lectures can cost you your grades! However, since the purpose of most students here is to learn and conduct quality research, this does not happen much.

The main difference between IIIT-H and other engineering colleges is the curriculum. In most colleges, the first year of engineering is an introduction to the different fields of engineering, where you study computer science, electronics, principles of mechanical engineering and so on. However, here there is no such concept. The focus is on your department from the very first year, with some foundation computer science or electronics course being covered. In many semesters, projects are included as part of the curriculum, so everyone gets the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge. As their website says, “The programme is designed to create innovators and researchers.”

In the initial stages of the programme, basic introductory courses are covered, such as databases and algorithms. In the latter half, students can specialise in different fields depending on their interest and take courses in those sub specialities alone.

Courses at IIIT Hyderabad

IIIT Hyderabad offers B.Tech programmes in both Computer Science and Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering. These are both four-year programmes. In addition, they also offer dual degrees:

  1. Tech culminating in MS by Research in CSE, ECE and Civil Engineering
  2. Tech in CS culminating in MS by Research in:
    1. Computational Natural Sciences (CNS)
    2. Computational Linguistics (CL)
    3. Exact Humanities

They also have lateral entry programmes, meant for those who have already completed 2 years of their B.Tech degrees in other colleges. These courses last for four years and culminate in an MS.

Application Form

Important Dates of IIIT Hyderabad B.Tech 2018 Application Form

S.No Events Important Dates
JEE Main 2018
1 Start of Application Form April 7, 2018
2 Submission of Application Form May 25, 2018
DASA Channel
1 Opening of Registrations March 2, 2018
2 Closing of Registration April 25, 2018
Undergraduate Engineering Entrance Examination (UGEE-CLD, ECD, CND and CLD programmes/NK/NTSE or KVPY), Olympiad and SPEC
1 Start of Application Form for UGEE & SPEC February 5, 2018
2 Start of Application Form for Olympiad February 9, 2018
3 Last date to Submit Application Form March 28, 2018
4 Entrance Test April 18, 2018

IIT-H B.Tech Eligibility Criteria 2018

IIIT Hyderabad B.Tech Admission Eligibility Criteria 2018 provides details about the conditions set for eligibility by IIIT Hyderabad. The eligibility criteria of IIIT Hyderabad enlist eligibility conditions like age criteria, qualifying exams, marks obtained in qualifying exams, etc. Aspirants fulfilling the eligibility criteria of IIIT Hyderabad can apply online for the counselling.

IIT-H PGEE Eligibility Criteria 2018

B.E./B.Tech./M.E./M.Tech. (any branch including CSE/ECE/EEE/Civil/ Biotechnology), B.Arch., Masters Degree in Science/Mathematics/Information Technology/Computers/MCA Programmes
In addition to being academically accomplished, the institute is looking for research scholars with a passion for engaging in cutting-edge research and for those who aim to transform industry and society by developing new applications, systems and technology
IIIT-H especially encourage applicants with any of the following:
1. Good-quality research publications
2. Participation in research-oriented projects
3. Work experience in R&D labs
4. Work experience in the industry

A student with an Engineering or Science degree in any field/area can seek admission to our programmes in fields other than the one in which they have completed their basic degree

For instance, a candidate who has completed B.Tech in Electronics/Electrical/Civil Engineering can apply for M. Tech./M.S./PhD in Computer Science, and Bioinformatics.

IIIT HYDERABAD CUTOFF 2018

OPENING AND CLOSING MARKS FOR VARIOUS COURSES: JEE (Main) – 2018

Round 1

Program Total Marks
4-year B.Tech. Courses
Computer Science and Engineering 287
Electronics and Communication Engineering 270

Round 2

Program Total Marks
4-year B.Tech. Courses
Computer Science and Engineering 262
Electronics and Communication Engineering 245

Round 3

Program Total Marks
4-year B.Tech. Courses
Computer Science and Engineering 257
Electronics and Communication Engineering 225

Round 4

Program Total Marks
4-year B.Tech. Courses
Computer Science and Engineering 256
Electronics and Communication Engineering 210

B.Tech Counselling & Seat Allotment 2018/2019

IIIT Hyderabad B.Tech Admission Counselling is conducted for admissions in IIIT Hyderabad done through 4 channels – JEE Main, Direct Admissions for Students of Abroad (DASA), National Talent Search Examination and Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (NK) and Olympiad. The first three channels (JEE Main, DASA and NK) will be conducted by counselling of IIIT Hyderabad B.Tech Admission 2018, while the fourth round, Olympiad, will be conducted separately, in case, there is any vacancy.

Below are the scheduled dates of IIIT Hyderabad B.Tech Counselling for all the JEE Main 2018 qualified candidates:

S.No Events Dates (Tentative)
1 Registration & Choice Filling Process Second week of June 2019
2 Mock Allotment Round 1 Third week of June 2019
3 Mock Allotment Round 2 Third week of June 2019
4 First Round of Seat allotment Fourth week of June 2019
5 Seat allotment acceptance and reporting to the help-centre Fourth week of June 2019
6 Second Round of Seat allotment First week of July 2019
7 Seat allotment acceptance and reporting to help-centre First week of July 2019
8 Third Round of Seat allotment Second week of July 2019
9 Seat allotment acceptance and reporting to help-centre Second week of July 2019
10 Fourth Round of Seat allotment Second week of July 2019
11 Seat allotment acceptance and reporting to help-centre Second week of July 2019
12 Fifth Round of Seat allotment Third week of July 2019
13 Seat allotment acceptance and reporting to help-centre Third week of July 2019
14 Sixth Round of Seat allotment Third week of July 2019
15 Seat allotment acceptance and reporting to help-centre Third week of July 2019
16 Seventh Round of Seat Allotment Fourth week of July 2019
17 Seat allotment acceptance and reporting to help-centre Fourth week of July 2

IIIT Hyderabad B.Tech 2018 Seats

Below are the sanctioned seats in IIIT Hyderabad for B.tech programmes:

B.Tech. Program No. of Seats
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) 80
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) 40
Computer Science and Engineering and Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering by Research (CSD) 35
Electronics and Communication Engineering and Master of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering by Research (ECD) 25
Computer Science and Master of Science in Computational Natural Sciences by Research (CND) 15
Civil Engineering and Master of Science in Building Sciences and Engineering by Research (BSD) 15
Total 210

 PGEE Counselling 2018

  • Qualified candidates of IIITH PGEE 2018 are required to download the counselling letter.
  • They must report to the allotted institute as per the specified schedule with their original certificates and attested copies for verification.
  • To secure a seat, candidates must clear the personal interview.
  • Admission fees must be paid and all formalities have to be completed by the candidates, who get selected in the interview.

Fee Structure

1. Fee Structure for UG Students

The fee structure in IIT-H varies according to the mode of admission for Undergraduate degree.

a) Fee structure for JEE Main Mode:-

Tuition fee  Rs.97,500 for first semester

(Payment should be made for acceptance of seat allotment)

Caution Deposit Rs. 10,000 (One-time payment. Refundable at the end of the programme)
Seat Allotment Fee Students allotted a seat in the 1st round, have to pay Rs. 10,000/- as Seat Allotment Fee and Rs. 97,500/- as tuition fee for the full semester.
If a student is not allotted a seat in the 1st round of allotment, he has to pay Rs. 20,000/- (Rs.10,000 for Seat Allotment Fee + Rs.10,000 as tuition fee advance) to participate in further rounds of allotment.

  1.  A student who has been allotted a seat in the 2nd/3rd/4th round has to pay balance tuition fee of Rs.87,500/- towards Tuition Fee to accept the seat.
  2. If the student is not allotted a seat in any programme after all allotment rounds, an amount of Rs.19,000/- is refunded while retaining Rs.1,000/- as processing charges.
Hostel Fee, Water & Electric Charges Hostel Fee, Water & Electric Charges for girls is Rs 12,700 per semester and for boys is Rs 13,375 per semester [On Sharing Basis]
Mess Charges Rs. 15,000   (to be adjusted against actuals )
Textbooks Rs 1800/-

b) Fee structure for NOK/CLD/CHD/LE

Tuition fee Rs.97,500 for the first semester (Payment should be made for acceptance of seat allotment)
Caution Deposit Rs. 10,000 (One-time payment. Refundable at the end of the programme
Seat Allotment Fee Rs. 10,000[Non-refundable]
Hostel Fee, Water & Electric Charge UG girls – Rs 12,700 per semester [On Sharing Basis] and for UG boys is Rs 13,375 per semester [On Sharing Basis]
Mess Charges Rs. 15,000   (to be adjusted against actuals )
Textbooks Rs 1800/-

c) Fee structure for DASA

Tuition fee Tuition fee of USD 6000 for the first semester [Payment should be made for seat Acceptance]
Caution Deposit Rs. 10,000 (One-time payment. Refundable at the end of the programme)
Seat Allotment Fee Rs. 10,000 [Non-refundable]
Hostel Fee, Water & Electric Charges Hostel Fee, Water & Electric Charges for girls is Rs 12,700 per semester [On Sharing Basis] and for boys is Rs 13,375 per semester [On Sharing Basis]
Mess Charges Rs. 15,000 (to be adjusted against actuals )
Text books Rs 1800/-

2. Fee Structure for PG Students

Tuition fee Rs.97,500 for the 1st semester  [Payment should be made for seat Acceptance]
Caution Deposit Rs. 10,000 (One-time payment. Refundable at the end of the programme) [MS/PhD students should make this payment for Seat Acceptance]
Admission Fee Rs. 10,000 [Non-refundable] [For M.Tech. 1st year Students][Payment should be made for seat Acceptance]
Mess Charges Rs. 15,000 (to be adjusted against actuals)
Hostel Fee, Water & Electric Charges Hostel Fee, Water & Electric Charges for M.Tech. Boys and Girls is Rs 11,800 per semester [On Sharing Basis] and for  MS/PhD boys and girls it is Rs 12,700 per semester [Single Occupancy]

Mode of Payment- Net Banking/Debit Card /Credit Card

Applicants can apply for one or more programmes in the same form by indicating choices. The application fee is Rs.2000/- for one program and Rs.50/- extra for each additional programme applied for; application fee can be paid either through Credit Card or through Demand Draft

Credit Card – While filling-in the Main Registration form, the candidate can opt for Credit Card option follow the subsequent instruction

Demand Draft in favor of IIIT Hyderabad for appropriate amount should be drawn. A candidate must write application number (received in the confirmation mail) along with the name, email id on the reverse side of the demand draft and send the same to the Chairman, PG Admissions, IIIT, Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500032 (Andhra Pradesh)

Placements

Given the high-quality education at IIIT-H, the placements seem to be very promising for students willing to join core companies. It routinely beats the IITs in terms of the average package, which was Rs. 18.53 LPA (lakh per annum) for CSE and Rs. 13.44 LPA for ECE in 2016, with the highest package being Rs. 35 lakh for CSE and Rs. 27.5 lakh for ECE. Notably, the institute boasts a 100% placement record for B.Tech and M.Tech, and nearly 100% for MS. The Institute received bumper offers from various biggies in the market such as Amazon, Oracle, Adobe, American Express, HCL, Qualcomm, Paypal, Mercedez Benz, Facebook, Microsoft, Verizon and Honeywell among many others.

In the recruitment drive, the institute has observed an increase in the number of international companies. The year 2016 witnessed Japanese firms as good paymasters.

IIIT Hyderabad is one of the top private engineering colleges in the country and holds better placements as compared to the new IITs. To read all about IISc Bangalore, click here. You can read about IIT Kanpur here.

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