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

Last updated on November 9th, 2020 at 03:54 pm

Established in 2015, 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 a huge area of land that makes 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.
  • 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 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 via JEE MainIIIT Kottayam

JEE Main Scores will be considered while shortlisting candidates amongst others. Under the seat matrix, IIIT Kottayam offers 132 B.Tech seats at UG level via JEE Main. 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.

B.Tech Courses Offered

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

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 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects can apply for JEE Main exam.
  • 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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IIIT Kottayam Cut Off for Top B.Tech Courses

JEE Main 2020 cut off for IIIT Kottayam is tabulated below.

Programs 2019 Cut Off Ranks (OR-CR) 2018 Cut Off Rank (OR-CR)
Computer Science And Engineering 15033-25842 3366-33582
Electronics and Communication Engineering

IIIT Kottayam cut off

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 2020 For B.Tech Specializations

Tabulated below are IIIT Kottayam Cut Off 2020 for different B.Tech courses at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam.

Computer Science and Engineering

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 14703 30945
OBC 6990 12323
SC 4908 8840
ST 1193 4795
EWS 4565 5611

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 28326 34532
OBC 9364 12861
SC 5988 9098
ST 3320 5121
EWS 5222 6147

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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
OBC-NCL 27%
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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Placements Report

This college has an impressive record when it comes to the recruitment of its alumni. The graduates of IIIT Kottayam get approached by several industries for doing an internship during their summer/ winter vacations (4 months per year).

IIIT Kottayam Recruitment Highlights 2019-20IIIT Kottayam placements

  • Several internship opportunities are offered to the students.
  • Many leading recruiters that took part in the placement drive include Bosch, TCS, Jio, Wipro, IBS, among others.
Average Salary INR 5 LPA
Highest Package Offered INR 10 LPA

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IIIT Kottayam Scholarships Offered

Presently, no scholarship is offered to the studentsby IIIT Kottayam.

  • 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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IIIT Kottayam Fee Structure for B.Tech Courses

The total IIIT Kottayam fees for B.Tech courses 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 was IIIT Kottayam established?

Last updated on November 9th, 2020 at 03:48 pm

Answer: IIIT Kottayam was established in 2015.

Q.How many B.Tech courses are offered at IIIT Kottayam?

Last updated on November 9th, 2020 at 03:48 pm

Answer: B.Tech courses are offered in 2 fields at IIIT Kottayam.

Q.Can I get admission in B.Tech in CSE branch with 20,100 rank?

Last updated on November 9th, 2020 at 03:49 pm

Answer: Yes, you can get admission in CSE branch with 20,100 rank.

Q.How are IIIT Kottayam placements?

Last updated on November 9th, 2020 at 03:49 pm

Answer: IIIT Kottayam offers decent placements with INR 10 LPA being the highest package offered.

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 November 21st, 2020 at 03:38 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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