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IIIT Kottayam: Admissions via JEE Main, Cut Off, Fees and More

Last updated on September 15th, 2020 at 03:35 pm

Established in 2015, the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam runs under a public-private partnership (PPP) mode. Funds required for the functioning of the institute come from the State government, Central Government, and industry partners. This institute received the status of the “Institute of National Importance” by the Indian Government similar to other top IIITs.

  • The main campus area is spread on huge acres of land that make it easier for the students to learn and boost their skills.
  • All courses and programs have received approval from AICTE.
  • The college is a 100 percent anti-ragging campus. The new students joining this institute are well-treated without inequity and gender bias.
  • Under the seat matrix, IIIT Kottayam offers 132 B.Tech seats at UG level via JEE Main.
  • IIIT Kottayam provides several platforms to organize and develop student’s skills. Clubs like Technical Club, IEEE students, Cultural club, Social and Literature club, Sports club, etc. for the students.

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IIIT Kottayam Highlights

Official Website https://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/
Established 2015
Type of Programs B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph. D
Admission Criteria JEE Main
Type Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Application Mode Online
Mode of education Regular

IIIT Kottayam: B.Tech Admissions Through JEE Main

Candidates who have cleared 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects can apply for the B.Tech courses at IIIT Kottayam. JEE Main Scores will be considered while shortlisting candidates amongst others.

Few seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, EWS Category, Other Backward Classes, and Physically challenged candidates as per the laws laid down for government colleges.

IIIT Kottayam

B.Tech Courses Offered in IIIT Kottayam

Currently, IIIT Kottayam offers B.Tech in only two specializations-

  • Computer Science Engineering (CSE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

The B.Tech for ECE is set to begin from 2020 for the first time. Students can apply during JoSAA Counselling.

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech

The candidates who passed 10+2 or equivalent with minimum 75% of marks in aggregate from a recognized board are eligible for admission at IIIT Kottayam.

  • In addition to this, to get admission at IIIT , candidates have to qualify JEE Main Cut Off too.
  • Final admission will be done through JoSAA Counselling. Candidates after clearing JEE Main have to apply for JoSAA through online mode and select the IIIT Kottayam as their choice.

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Admission Process for B.Tech via JEE Main

IIIT Kottayam offers admission in courses like B.Tech, B.Tech (Hons.) and B.Tech/MS courses to the qualifying students. Admissions are granted based on Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main arranged by National Testing Agency (NTA) twice in a year.

  • The students planning to do a UG level course here must take the JEE (Main) exam.
  • At least 75% percentage is mandatory in 10+2 (PCM division) to get admission to a UG course.
  • The selection will be as per the scores achieved in JEE Main paper.

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IIIT Kottayam Cut Off for Top B.Tech Courses

IIIT Kottayam offers specialised courses in B.Tech (Computer Science engineering). The institute offers a B.Tech course in Computer Science only, but it also offers several integrated dual degree courses having specialisation in interdisciplinary subjects. Students planning to get admission here need to get a good rank within JEE Main cutoff for IIIT Kottayam.

Programs 2019 Cut Off Ranks (OR-CR) 2018 Cut Off Rank (OR-CR)
Computer Science And Engineering – Round 1 15033-25842 3366-22800
Computer Science And Engineering – Round 7 15033-25842 12012-33582

IIIT Kottayam Cut Offs for Top B.Tech Courses

Study At IIIT Kottayam During COVID-19

Amid announcement of closure of many campuses and educational institutes across India and globe, all the renowned educational institutes and colleges have prepared different strategies to continue providing teaching to the students.

  • To provide online teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak, IIIT Kottayam has created customized and hosted an open source platform Moodle-Bigbluebutton aimed to offer digital classes to the students.
  • Visual seminars and workshops have been started by the institute which aimed at encouraging students to take part in such activities on numerous topics like physics, engineering, biology and humanities.

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Why Choose IIIT Kottayam?

The placement and training department at IIIT Kerala aimed at offering good job opportunities to the students. Many internships offered to the students in the past have resulted in providing placement offers to the students.

  • While doing internships, students get more than INR 15000 to INR 35000 each month from renowned industries like Bosch, TCS, NIWE, US Technologies, and so forth.
  • AIC-IIIT Kottayam which is an incubation centre, is an important resource to students.
  • The institute offers separate hostel facilities to the students. Unlimited internet connectivity, canteen, library, recreational activities, etc. are a few of the facilities offered to the students.

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IIIT Kottayam Cut Off 2019 For B.Tech Specializations

Tabulated below are IIIT Kottayam Cut Off 2019 for different B.Tech courses at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam. The cut off ranks are from official JoSAA Round 7, with opening and closing ranks.

Computer Science and Engineering

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 19863 32250
OBC 8220 11912
SC 4884 7683
ST 2241 4150
EWS 4116 4492

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IIIT Kottayam: Reservation

JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) is responsible for the allotment of seats through JEE Main at various courses at different IITs all over the country.

Category Reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
PwD 5%
EWS 10%

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Faculty at IIIT Kottayam

Senior faculty members from other Institutions including IITs, IISERs, NITs, etc. mentor the vibrant faculty team of IIIT Kottayam.

  • People having a PhD degree from reputed National institutions and having a great teaching and research experience get a chance to be a part of the college faculty.
  • IIIT Kottayam appoints world-class qualified faculty members who look forward to contributing to the Indian/International society. Courses are designed based on the needs of the partnered industries and international standards.
  • Each faculty member from every department acts as an excellent mentor and guides students in every possible way.
  • Also, Each staff member is being conferred with multiple awards at the national and international level.
  • The faculty members consist of dean, professors, assistant professors, and other ad hoc faculties.

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Various Facilities Provided at IIIT Kottayam Campus

IIIT Kottayam offers many facilities to the students which in turns makes it a good place for admission. A few of the facilities provided to the students include:

  • Hostel: The institute has one hostel for boys and one hostel for girls. Some of the amenities provided to the hostel include 24 hour Wifi-connectivity, water, electricity, recreational centres that provide all facilities to the students, laundry equipment, etc.
  • Bank and ATM: The campus has one State Bank of India’ ATM facility inside the premises that is open round the corner.
  • Sports: Various facilities to play indoor and outdoor games like chess, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, football, etc. are made available for the students.
  • Internet: The college is well equipped with 1 GBPS bandwidth Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Library: The library inside the campus has a huge collection of a large number of books and subscription of newspapers, magazines and journals.
  • Gym: For the students, the institute has built a well-equipped gymnasium which includes the latest equipment like Spinning Bike, Treadmill, Elliptical Cross Trainer, etc.

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IIIT Kottayam: Placement Report

This college has an impressive record when it comes to the recruitment of its alumni. Several prestigious organizations such as Ericsson, TCS and Google Developers, take part in the placement drive held here. The graduates of IIIT Kottayam get approached by several industries for doing an internship during their summer/ winter vacations (4 months per year). While doing internships, students get more than INR 15000 to INR 35000 each month from these companies.

Placements Highlights 2019

  • Several internship opportunities are offered to the students.
  • Many leading recruiters that took part in the placement drive include Bosch, TCS, NIWE, US Technologies, among others.
  • IIIT Kottayam placements in 2019-2020 registered good records. The annual average salary provided to the students was almost INR 5 lakhs while the maximum package offered to them was more than INR 10 lakhs per annum.

IIIT Kottayam Placement Report

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Scholarships Offered

Presently no scholarship is offered by IIIT-Kottayam to the students.

  • However, students are entitled to apply for scholarship, education loan and fee concession offered by their respective State Government / Authorities.
  • All these applications/ requests will be forwarded to the concerned department aimed at benefiting the students.

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Fee Structure for B.Tech at IIIT Kottayam

The total fees for B.Tech at IIIT Kottayam is INR 1,98,000 / per year.

Type Amount (INR)
Tuition Fee 99,000/-
Hostel Fee 23,100/-
Mess Advances 21,000/-
Medical Insurance 874/-

Note: For the year 2020, the institute has made a significant reduction of 10% due to COVID-19.

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IIIT Kottayam FAQs

Q.When the application process starts at IIIT Kottayam for B.Tech courses?

Last updated on September 15th, 2020 at 01:10 pm

A.The application process for UG courses mostly starts in April each year.

Q.What is the average CSE average package at IIIT Kottayam?

Last updated on September 15th, 2020 at 01:11 pm

A.Graduates post completing their course get an average package worth INR 6 LPA and the highest CSE package is worth INR 10 LPA.

Q.What is the minimum admission eligibility criteria to do a UG course here?

Last updated on September 15th, 2020 at 01:12 pm

A.Candidates planning to get admitted to a UG course must get a good JEE Main rank.

Q.How can one get admission in the courses offered by IIIT Kottayam?

Last updated on September 15th, 2020 at 01:17 pm

A.Candidates willing to take admission in B.Tech Program at IIIT Kottayam would need to apply for and qualify the JEE Main exam. Admissions to all the B.Tech programs are strictly done on the basis of JEE Main score.

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