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Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota, IITK as it is often called, is one of the premier institutes where each year a lot of students manage to get admission into.  Established in the year 2013, it’s temporary campus was first established at Malaviya National Institute of Technology. It is mentored by MNIT Jaipur. The nearest airport to IIIT Kota is Sanganer Airport, Jaipur at a distance of 6Kms and the nearest Railway station is Jaipur Railway Station at a distance of 11.5 Kms.

The first batch was started in July 2013 with the most rated core branch – Computer Science. Since then, IIITK believes in providing students with opportunities aiming their overall development. It encourages students to conduct research, lead community projects, innovate new ideas, develop new products and services resulting in societal growth and much more.

Insights to IIIT Kota

IIIT Kota offers all the facilities one can think of such as Hostel, Canteen, Mess, Library, Computer Lab, Student Center, Sports Arena, Arts Arena, Gymnasium, Stationary Store, Grocery Store, Student Club, Career Center and Wellness Center.

IIIT Kota Campus

The campus area is well connected with bus facilities connecting the entire campus. Within-campus facilities include a bank extension counter, ATM machine, stationary shop, and laundry services. The campus is beautifully built with greenery all around preserving the natural aspects of nature. The nearest railway station from the campus is the Gandhi agar Jaipur Railway Station, which is approx. 3.7 km from the main building, but the main railway station is Jaipur Railway Station at a distance of 11.5 km from the campus. The nearest airport station is the Sanganer Airport, distanced approx. 6 km.


To make its students excel in all the fields, IIITK offers well-equipped labs with all the latest hardware and technologies to help students experiment d=different skills and expanding their horizons. A 24 * 7 Wi-Fi system is available in the entire campus. The students administer their own computer systems. Research centers provide specialized, high-end equipment, as needed in research and development projects.


The students admitted to B. Tech. program of IIIT Kota may be accommodated in the hostel premises of MNIT Jaipur as per the availability of hostel rooms. The final decision on the availability of accommodation (for both boys and girls) and on the revision of hostel fee, lies with the mentor institute MNIT Jaipur. The hostels for boys and girls are available in the campus having all the basic facilities of a mess, laundry, and other necessary stuff.  All the hostel rooms are networked and internet enabled.


Library of IIITK is the home to many Reference Books, Text Books, Technical reports, Standards, Literature books, and CDROMS. More than 80 journals providing knowledge of all kinds of things can also be seen here. It is well managed and fully integrated with online issuing and returning facilities.


The institute gives sufficient opportunities for everyone to excel in any of the plethoras of activities and skills available. Facilities are provided for cricket, volleyball, soccer, basketball, table tennis, etc.

Courses offered

Currently, IIIT Kota offers 2 courses:

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering is a full-time four-year undergraduate course having a course intake of 60 students per year.The eligibility for this course is that the candidate should be of the science background in his/her 10+2 level. The approximate fees for four years in this course is roughly about 7.4 lakhs.

Electronics and Communication Engineering also have the same structure as the other course. So, in total IIITK offers admission to 120 seats available in two core branches. The first batch of IIIT Kota passed in the year 2017.

Admission Procedure

All the IIIT’s offer admission on the basis of JEE Main scores and Class 12 results. One needs to score above 75%in his/her 10+2 or should be in the top 20 percentile in Class 12th exam conducted by the respective board. It must satisfy the minimum cut off required for that particular course. The admission process usually takes around 4-5 weeks including various rounds of verification and counseling.

The institute has an annual intake of 120 students for B.Tech. Course i.e. 60 in Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering each. All applicants have to register themselves to be a part of the JoSAA counseling process. The counseling process is almost continued till 6 rounds.

The list of necessary documents required throughout the admission process includes –

  • JEE Main 2017 Admit Card
  • JEE Main 2017 Rank Card
  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
  • HSC and SSC Certificates and Mark Sheets
  • Original and Photocopy of Photo ID Proof
  • Recent Passport Size Photographs
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Category Certificate (If applicable)

Previous Year Cut Offs 

JEE Mains, is one of the national level exams which is considered as the basis for admission in various NIT’s and IIIT’s. IIIT Kota is one of those. The number of students appearing for JEE Main increases each year, which also increases the competition. JEE Mains is thus the minimum requirement for any of the course offered by IIITK.

Cut-offs are generally grouped category wise on the basis of All India opening and closing ranks. After the exam results, around the last week of April, the admission is done through JOSAA counseling. Candidates who clear JEE Mains will be eligible for the admission. The counseling and seat allocation process for all the NITs, IIITs and GFTIs is conducted and managed by JOSAA. All the seats in IIITs are classified under All India (AI) quota. Reservation of seats is as per the norms of Government of India. Around 120 engineering seats are currently available for all applicants who wish to pursue their higher education in this institute.

Some factors that determine the cut off ranks are –

  • Performance of the candidates
  • Number of questions asked
  • Number of Applicants
  • Level of difficulty
  • Previous year’s cut off trends.

The applicants check and estimate their approx. rank and score through the cut off trends. Following is the cut off list of various years to help students judge and calculate their result.


JEE Main 2017 Cutoff for IIIT Kota:

S.No Name of the Programme Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Computer Science and Engineering General 7063 21853
OBC NCL 4582 9124
SC 1862 5809
ST 804 3406
2 Electronics and Communication Engineering General 15446 30321
OBC NCL 6676 8104
SC 3818 6955
ST 1387 4194


JEE Main 2016 Cut off for IIIT Kota:

S.No Name of the Course Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Computer Science Engineering General 5394 20828
General_PWD 333 843
OBC-NCL 3627 8738
OBC-NCL_PWD 276 323
SC 1194 5593
ST 1494 2610
2 Electronics and Communication Engineering General 7378 27240
General_PWD 719 1016
OBC-NCL 5612 10873
OBC-NCL_PWD 311 918
SC 2857 6496
ST 935 2958 


Fees Statistics

The fees for a four-year B.Tech course is around 1lakh, 50 thousand INR  per year which includes all the basic facilities. Hostel charges are separately charged for non-residential candidates.

Below are the complete details showing the overall fee distribution system at IIITK.


Particulars Amount
Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) ₹10,000
One Time Fees ₹12,100
Tuition Fee (per Semester) ₹75,000
Other Fees (per Semester) ₹16,000
Annual Fees ₹500
Total 1,13,600



Particulars Amount
Hostel Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) ₹15,000
Hostel Seat Rent (per Semester) ₹4,000
Electricity & Water charges (per Semester) ₹6,000
Mess Advance (per Semester) ₹20,000
Total 45,000


There are various scholarships and rewards available for needy candidates and other merits to SC’s ST’s and OBC. There is a provision of 20%waiver on tuition fee for SC, S, and PH Students.


Placements are one of the most important topics that is taken care of while choosing colleges. The placement process is carried out under the guidance of the placement team. Some Companies also offer Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) to students who have worked on summer projects with them. The first batch of IIIT Kota passed in the year 2017 and number of companies which conducted placement drive was really good. Some of the top recruiters at IIIT Kota includes –

  • Amazon
  • CommScope
  • Cubation Consulting
  • Cvent
  • Droom
  • EXL
  • Gram Power
  • Intellect Design
  • Precise Automation
  • ShopClues
  • Tech Racers
  • Voylla
  • Accolite
  • Wooqer

This was all about IIIT Kota. I hope you find this info helpful. Stay tuned for more such informative articles.

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