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IIIT Bhagalpur: Admissions via JEE Main, Cut-Offs, Fees and More

Last updated on August 19th, 2021 by user

Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur was established in 2017 by the MHRD. IIIT Bhagalpur is a Public-Private Partnership institute which is funded by the Government of India (50%), the Government of Bihar (35%) while Bihar state Electronics Development Corporation Limited (BELTRON) holds the remaining 15% share in it. It is considered one of the top engineering colleges in India.

  • IIIT Bhagalpur is one of the youngest IIITs in India set up under the PPP model.
  • The college is under the guidance ofIIT Guwahati for its educational activities. Course curriculum followed for B.Tech is the same as IITG.
  • Bhagalpur City is well-connected by three nearest airports including Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport Patna, Bagdogra Airport, Siliguri West Bengal, and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata.


IIIT Bhagalpur Highlights

Official Website www.iiitbh.ac.in
Established 2017
Location Bhagalpur, Bihar
Type of Programs B.Tech
Admission Criteria JEE Main
Application Mode Online


IIIT Bhagalpur: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Main 2021

Students planning to do a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) course can apply here through JEE Main Scores. Post qualifying the exam, the applicants will be admitted through centralized counselling arranged by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) and Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB). The cut off for IIIT Bhagalpur is comparatively lower than other top IIITs but since the college is recently established, it was less appealing to students.

B.Tech Courses Offered

Given below are the three B.Tech specializations offered at IIIT Bhagalpur. Mechatronics Engineering offered here is one of a kind engineering course with a mix of electronics and mechanical engineering.

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Eligibility for B.Tech

  • The aspirants planning to take admission here have to get a 10+2 passing certificate in the relevant science stream with passing marks.
  • They will then be required to apply for the JEE Main exam.

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IIIT Bhagalpur Cut Off for Top B.Tech Courses

Below mentioned is the cut off list of the top B.Tech streams offered at IIIT Bhagalpur offered through JEE Main Ranks. The cut off ranks are taken from the 6th round of JoSAA Counselling 2020.

Courses Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 31396 39089
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering 40335 44226
B.Tech Mechatronics 33909 46587


Study At IIIT Bhagalpur During COVID-19

Due to the closure of many colleges and universities across the country, many leading engineering institutes have also prepared beneficial plans for the students so that they can continue their studies. IIIT Bhagalpur also started conducting online classes and exams so that studies of the students don’t get affected.

  • Video lectures, online classes, etc. are arranged for the students.
  • IIIT Bhagalpur has recently developed a software that can read chest X-ray films or plates and diagnose whether a patient got in contact with COVID-19 virus or not.

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Why Choose IIIT Bhagalpur?

IIIT Bhagalpur offers B.Tech courses only whose entire duration is 4 Years.

  • IIITB is a recently established institute aimed at empowering the quality of higher education in the country.
  • Bhagalpur College of Engineering (BCE) had temporarily provided the buildings to IIIT Bhagalpur for conducting classes.
  • Its permanent campus is under construction over 50 acres of land provided by the Government of Bihar.
  • It is fully residential and there are separate IIIT Bhagalpur hostels for boys and girls.
  • Moreover, it arranges talks by the experts within and across several disciplines.
  • In addition to the academics, the institute offers many sports, music and cultural facilities to the students aiming to ensure their overall development.
  • NSS (National Service Scheme) activities are also a part of the curriculum to strengthen students’ obligation towards public service.

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IIIT Bhagalpur Cut Off For B.Tech Specializations

The IIIT Bhagalpur Cut Off 2021 has not been announced yet. So the candidates can check 2020 cut off (Round 6) to get an idea about the closing ranks. 

Computer Science and Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
OPEN 31396 39089
EWS 6566 6753
OBC-NCL 12058 15168
SC 7240 10231
ST 4197 5493

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
OPEN 40335 44226
EWS 7361 7645
OBC-NCL 15118 16233
SC 10057 10973
ST 5704 5972


Mechatronics Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
OPEN 33909 46587
EWS 7664 8351
OBC-NCL 15614 16682
SC 9116 11133
ST 5267 5993


IIIT Bhagalpur: Reservation

The reservation percentage of categories for admission granted will be as per the JEE Main reservation is mentioned below:

Categories Reservation Percentage
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
OBC category 27%
General- EWS 10%
PwD (Within Every Category) 5%

There is a reservation for female candidates as well in IIIT Bhagalpur. However, currently, there are no seats allocated under a female quota. Likewise, there is no home state quota for Bihar domicile students at IIIT Bhagalpur.

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Faculty at IIIT Bhagalpur

The faculty members of IIIT Bhagalpur have good research and teaching experience which they include in their classroom teaching.

  • They try their level best to deliver theoretical and practical knowledge to students. Thus, helping them to engage better in industry or research or even pursue higher education like a PhD.
  • CSE department of IIIT Bhagalpur is equipped with the best infrastructure with high-speed Ethernet and wireless networks.
  • The college faculty has already been preparing to provide PhD and M.Tech courses to aspiring students.
  • IIIT Bhagalpur has guidance from IIT Guwahati which provides some of the best ad hoc faculty at the college.
  • The faculty members try to use the research equipment to provide students with an intensive hands-on experience in designing and building electronics hardware.
  • Moreover, the student to faculty ratio at the college is pretty decent as the number of students is only 236.

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Various Facilities Provided at IIIT Bhagalpur Campus

Several facilities are provided to the students studying at IIIT Bhagalpur out of which a few are mentioned below:

  • Computer and Communication Centre– The main aim of this centre is to offer Electronics and Communication and Computation related facilities to the students.
  • Library– There are 3000 books in the library and all the students have the freedom to access these books, no matter what their department is.
  • Laboratory– The laboratory has all the equipment and facilities allowing students to perform the assignments.
  • Conference Room– The conference room can accommodate 15 people and is well equipped with one camera, LED TV with video conferencing facility.
  • Hostels– IIIT Bhagalpur has five hostels for boys and one girls’ hostel on the campus. All the hostels are well- equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity, LAN, TV and study room for the students.

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IIIT Bhagalpur Placements

Since IIIT Bhagalpur started its operations in 2017, its first batch has not graduated yet and therefore proper placement stats are not available. The training and placement cell at the institute takes care of placement activities of all the departments of the institute. IIIT Bhagalpur placements have just started for the graduating batch and as per reports some students have been recruited by recruiters including Nykaa, Nagarro, TCS etc.

The highest salary offered as of now is INR 30 LPA.

IIIT Bhagalpur students have had internships in various colleges (academic research-based internships) and companies (industry-based internships).

  1. Colleges – IIT Guwahati, NIT Jamshedpur, IIT-BHU, IIT Patna
  2. Companies – Livguard, RK Automation, SmartBridge Technologies, ExpertsHub, Tata Steel

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IIIT Bhagalpur Scholarships 

IIIT Bhagalpur offers many scholarships and funds to the qualifying and deserving students who need additional funds to sponsor their higher education.

One of the prominent scholarships availed by students is National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education for ST students. Benefits of this scholarship include-

  • Full Reimbursement of Tuition Fees
  • Living expenses – INR 2,220 each month
  • Books and stationary – INR 3,000 each year
  • Computer/laptop of reputed brand with accessories like UPS and printer: Up to INR 45,000 one time

This top-class education scholarship will be given to ST students taking admission in B.Tech course whose parental annual income is lower than INR 6 lacs.


IIIT Bhagalpur Fee Structure for B.Tech Courses

IIIT Bhagalpur is a bit costlier than other IIITs or NITs in India. This is because of the high tuition fees each semester and no official scholarship from the college. The IIIT Bhagalpur fees are mentioned below:

Particulars Amount (per semester)
Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) INR 10,000
One Time Fees (During Admission) INR 8,700
Tuition Fee  INR 90,000
Hostel Seat Rent  INR 12,000
Mess Advance  INR 14,000


  • There is no separate fee structure for SC/ST/PwD students.
  • Currently, there is no exemption provided to any particular category students.


IIIT Bhagalpur FAQs

Q.How many seats are there for the CSE branch at IIIT Bhagalpur?

Answer: There are 75 seats for B.Tech in CSE branch at IIIT Bhagalpur.

Q.Can I get admission in Mechatronics Engineering with 20,000 rank.

Answer: Yes, you can get admission in Mechatronics Engineering with 20,000 rank.

Q: When the application starts at IIIT Bhagalpur for B.Tech program?

Ans: The application process for the B.Tech program mostly begins in April. The candidates planning to do an engineering course can check the official website for the same.

Q: What is the mode to apply at IIIT Bhagalpur?

Ans: Students planning to do a B.Tech course at IIIT Bhagalpur can participate in JoSAA Counselling to take part in IIIT Bhagalpur admission process.

Q: Which specializations are offered in the B.Tech course?

Ans: There are three specializations offered which include:

  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
Q: I am presently doing 12th, am I eligible to apply for a B.Tech course at IIIT Bhagalpur?

Ans: Yes, even the students giving the final examination (class 12th) can apply for a B.Tech course here.

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