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IIIT Nagpur: Admissions via JEE Main 2021, Fees, Cut Off, and More

Last updated on August 20th, 2021 by user

IIIT Nagpur started functioning from July 2016, under the mentorship of Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT). It is documented under the IIIT (Public-Private Partnership) Act, 2017. Like the other new set up IIITs in India, this college is also in its initial stages.

  • MHRD provided IIITN with a grant of 3 crores for its establishment.
  • Moreover, the Government of Maharashtra and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Mumbai, are the stakeholders in the IIIT Nagpur.
  • IIIT Nagpur began running its operations in the temporary campus Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s Regional Telecom Training Centre (BSNL RTTC).


IIIT Nagpur: Highlights

Established in July 2016
Type Autonomous On PPP (Public-Private Partnership)
Official Website iiitn.ac.in
Level of the Courses UG and PhD
Application Mode Online


IIIT Nagpur: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Main

Till now though IIITN only offers graduation and doctorate courses, and M.Tech (Masters in Technology) programs will also start soon, according to the official website. The Institute in total admits 350 students for B.Tech courses. The admission of the students is done through the merit basis according to the results of the common entrance exam JEE Main followed by JoSAA Counselling.

B.Tech Streams Offered by IIIT Nagpur

Currently, the specialization programs in B.Tech at IIIT Nagpur are as follows-


Eligibility for B.Tech Courses

For getting admission into the IIIT Nagpur courses, the students need to meet the following conditions:IIIT Nagpur

  • Eligibility for JEE Main – Candidate should have done his 10+2 from science background with compulsory subjects such as Physics, Mathematics, Language etc.
  • They should have obtained at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ ST/ PwD) in 10+2 or equivalent qualifying exam, or should be in the top 20% percentile of their recognised Central or State board.
  • However, for 2021 admissions, candidates are just required to pass Class 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.


IIIT Nagpur Cut Off For Top B.Tech Courses

IIIT Nagpur Cut Off ranks are released by JoSAA. Since the Indian Institute of Information Technology Nagpur does not have home state quota or female reservations, the cut off is released category-wise. Here are the JoSAA 2020 and Round 6 Closing Ranks of IIIT Nagpur, for general category-

Courses Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
Computer Science and Engineering 13640 29713
Electronics and Communication Engineering 20606 38022

IIIT Nagpur Cut Off For Top B.Tech CoursesCheck

Study At IIIT Nagpur During COVID-19

As a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Institute has laid down various guidelines to curb the spread of the infection at the campus. Proper preventive measures have been taken:

  • Proper Social distancing is to be practised
  • Covering of face with masks
  • Regular disinfection of the surfaces
  • Scanning of the body temperature of the visitors

Important Measures For Students Amid COVID-19

The Indian Institute of Information Technology Nagpur understands the importance of mental health during this pandemic.

  • Which is why it has provided the space where students can discuss any kind of mental/emotional health issues with a counsellor.
  • The Institute has also provided a contact number on the official website which students can contact in case of any need for help/guidance irrespective of their location.
  • For imparting education – new time tables and schedules have been uploaded on the official website of IIITN which can be followed via video conferencing.
  • So, regular online classes have started and the students will be provided with the study material and other aids through online mode as far as possible.

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Why Should You Join IIIT Nagpur?

The construction of a 100 acres permanent campus, behind Sutgirni at Waranga on Wardha Road, is going to be over soon. This new campus aiming for higher vertical expansion will have a capacity to accommodate over 2,000 students.

  1. The space of the new permanent campus will be shared with IT companies at Waranga.
  2. This is an added benefit as the students can get exposure to the practical knowledge and contact with the market world leading to the better development of the students.


IIIT Nagpur Cut Off for B.Tech Specialisations

The following table shows the IIIT Nagpur cut off opening and closing ranks of Round 6 of JoSAA Counselling respectively.

Computer Science and Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
General 13640 29713
EWS 5004 5273
OBC 8094 11404
SC 1992 8246
ST 2958 4933

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
General 20606 38022
EWS 6294 6705
OBC 12508 14852
SC 6220 9884
ST 5045 5716


Reservation Criteria at IIIT Nagpur

There are following percentage of seats that are reserved for student belonging to various categories according to the JEE Main Reservation Policy:

Category Percentage of Seats
Other backward classes – (Non-creamy Layer) 27%
Scheduled Castes 15%
Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
Persons with Disability 5%
EWS 10%

Reservation Criteria at IIIT Nagpur


Various Facilities Provided at IIIT Nagpur

There are a number of accessible facilities available to the residents of the campus that help in easing their daily life. The following necessary installations are provided to the students to ease their overall experience-

  • Well established laboratories
  • Huge updated Library (physical books and online resources)
  • Girls Common Room
  • Cafeteria
  • Recreation Room
  • Reading Room
  • Gym and Playgrounds
  • Medical Aids and Facilities
  • Wi-Fi connectivity

The extracurricular activities like television in the common halls and sports like Table Tennis, snooker are made available to the students for entertainment and refreshment purposes.

Various labs provided at the campus for research purposes are-

  • Microprocessor Lab
  • Control System Lab
  • Computer Programming Lab
  • Database Lab
  • Data Structure & Algorithm Lab
  • Nano Sci-tech Lab

There are a number of different social and cultural activities where students get the chance to upgrade their skills. This is promoted for the holistic development of the students’ mind. To enhance their character, values and all-inclusive learning experience, the students are exposed to the following opportunities:

  • National Level Technical Event – TantraFiesta
  • National Level Cultural Event – Abhivyakti
  • Institute Annual Sports Gathering


Faculty at IIIT Nagpur

There is an adjunct, visiting and regular faculty at IIIT Nagpur. The IIIT Nagpur faculty includes resourceful professors and lecturers with dynamic enthusiasm from all over the country.

  • There are a total of 20 Assistant Professors and 5 Adjunct Professors (on contract) at the Indian Institute of Information Technology Nagpur.
  • Some of the teachers are from the mentor institute i.e. VNIT and others are from IITs or NITs, maintaining quality education at IIITN.


IIIT Nagpur: Placement Report

IIIT Nagpur is a recently established institute and it conducted its first placement drive in 2020. The highest package for IIIT Nagpur Placement 2020 was INR 20 LPA while the average package was INR 7.70 LPA.

However, the institute has recently inaugurated its placement drive for 2020-21 session. IIIT Nagpur placement statistics 2020-21 are tabulated below:

Particulars Placement Statistics
No. of Companies 18
No. of Students Registered 141
No. of Students Placed 38
No. of Placement Offers 47
Highest package at IIITN INR 25 LPA
Average Package INR 10.43 LPA
Minimum Package INR 3.6 LPA

Top recruiters at IIITN include Amazon, TCS, Capgemini, Goldman Sachs, Jio, L&T Infotech, Juspay etc.


Scholarships at IIIT Nagpur

IIIT Nagpur does not provide any direct scholarships to its B.Tech students.

  • The required financial assistance is provided to the students from various backgrounds according to the schemes of the State and Central Government, as and where applicable.
  • The students seeking scholarships can visit the website of the Department of Higher Education – Ministry of Education, the government of India (https://www.mhrd.gov.in/scholarships).

As per the official website of IIIT Nagpur, the authorities have provided the following links for the students who wish to avail the financial assistance:

Category Link
For Maharashtra Domicile Students https://mahadbtmahait.gov.in/
For MP Domicile Students http://scholarshipportal.mp.nic.in/MedhaviChhatra/Login/sLogin.aspx
For Rajasthan Domicile Students http://www.sje.rajasthan.gov.in
For National Level Scholarship https://nsp.gov.in

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IIIT Nagpur Fees For B.Tech Courses

Even though IIIT Nagpur has 50% authority from the central government, it does not provide any special exceptions to SC/ST/PwD categories or EWS categories.

Given below is the detailed IIIT Nagpur fee structure for B.Tech students:

Type  Amount (INR)
Tuition Fee 1,80,000
One Time Fees 11,500
Caution Money (Refundable) 5000

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IIIT Nagpur FAQ’s

Q.Can I get admission in a CSE branch with 10,000 rank in General Category?

Answer: Cut off for General Category admissions in CSE branch goes till around 30,000 so you can easily get CSE branch at IIIT Nagpur with 10,000 rank.

Q.How many IIITs are there in India?

Answer: There are 25 IIITs in India.

Q.When was IIT Nagpur established?

Answer: IIT Nagpur was established in 2016.

Q.How can I apply for PhD courses at IIIT Nagpur?

Answer: You need to qualify GATE in order to apply for PhD courses at IIIT Nagpur.

Q1. How well is the connectivity of IIIT Nagpur?

Ans. The makeshift campus of IIIT Nagpur at BSNL RTTC is well connected with the city’s public transport facility. It distance from the different modes of conveyance is as follows:

  • Rail Mode: Nagpur main Railway Station at 5.5 Kms.
  • By Road: Nagpur Central Bus Stand at 7.2 Kms.
  • Air Mode: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur at 12.5 Kms
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