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Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota: Courses, Eligibility, Fees, Cutoff, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on August 23rd, 2021 by Arunima

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kota was established in 2013 as a Public-Private Partnership.IIIT, Kota is enlisted as the Institute of National Importance. The college has been approved by AICTE. Currently, Malviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) is mentoring the college. Over the years the college has gained a lot of accreditation citing the quality of education it is providing to its students.

As of now, the college offers two courses in the Undergraduate Program i.e. Computer Science Engineering & Electronics and Communications Engineering. Admission to any of the courses in the College is done through the JEE Main and JoSAA/CSAB counselling.

IIIT Kota Quick Facts

  • At present, the college has been home to 192 students through its BTech program.
  • The college is expecting to offer the MS/MTech and PhD programs.
  • IIIT Kota is a joint venture of the Ministry of Education (MoE) Govt. of India and Govt. of Rajasthan with Industry Partners in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model.
  • As per the latest placement report a total of 35 students were placed in top MNCs with the highest placement package being INR 30 lakhs. In addition to this, the highest internship stipend offered to the student of IIIT Kota was INR 50,000.

IIIT Kota Courses & Fees

Currently, IIIT Kota is offering only two courses in the Undergraduate Programme, which are given below

Course Name Course Details Selection Process
  • Specializations: Computer Science Engineering & Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Passing JEE Main Exam along with class XIIth or equivalent exam
JEE Main Score and JoSAA/CSAB

IIIT Kota Cutoffs

The admission of the eligible candidates in the IIIT Kota is done on the basis of the marks scored in the JEE Main Score. The candidates only score marks equivalent to the cut-off decided by the institute.

Course Name 2020 2019 2018
Computer Science Engineering 17897-22320 18446-23144 18663-24951
Electronics and Communications Engineering 24618-29813 23339- 31335 23349-33460

IIIT Kota Placements

IIIT Kota has a dedicated Training and Placement Cell that works with MNIT Jaipur. MNIT allows the students of the IIIT to participate in the placement programs of the companies that come to the institute.

  • The companies who have visited the campus as of now belong to the Core Engineering Industries, IT & IT-enabled services, Manufacturing, Consultancy Firms, Investment & Finance Companies, Management Organisations, R & D laboratories.
  • Among Microsoft, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart, Adobe, Codenation, GAP, Snapdeal, Gameskraft, Samsung, Droom Technologies, CVent, Jio, Dunzo, Deloitte, etc. many companies come to the college to recruit the students.
  • A total of 14 companies have visited the college campus for the year 2020-21.
  • The highest placement package of INR 43 lakhs was offered to Computer Science Engineering and INR 10 lakhs was offered to Electronics & Communications Engineering for academic year 2020-21

Given below are the placement statistics for 2019-20

Course Eligible Students Maximum CTC Average CTC No of Offers
Computer Science Engineering 40 29 11.7 41
Electronics and Communications Engineering 36 29 8.86 33

IIIT Kota Scholarships

IIIT Kota offers a total of 26 scholarships to the students who apply for the Engineering courses under different streams. Given below are some of the major scholarships offered by the college:

  • Mukhya Mantri Sarvajan Uchcha Shiksha Chhatravriti Yojana 2014: This scholarship is only for those students who are bonafide of NIT, Rajasthan. The scholarship provides 50% of the non-refundable fee under head Admission, tuition, sports, union, library, medical except development fee.
  • Engineer M.K. Surana Memorial Scholarship: The candidates can avail this scholarship on the basis of the academic records. The candidates will get Rs 40,000 per annum if their application is accepted.
  • Post Matric Scholarship (Rajasthan State): The candidates who belong to SC/ST quota can avail of the scholarship only if they have passed matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination by recognized University/Secondary Education Board. The candidates get the benefit of nonrefundable fee + allowances for maintenance allowance, books.
  • Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities: This scholarship is for candidates who are physically handicapped. It can be availed only by those candidates who possess more than 40% disability. The candidates get Disability Allowances, Rent for hosteller 1600/- p.a. And Dayscholar 750/- p.a., book allowances 1500 p.a.

Note: Most scholarships are offered by the government. Candidates can refer to it at the official college website.

How to Avail these Scholarships?

The candidates have to simply fill the scholarship program along with the documents required and submit it to the college administration or the office of the funding agency.


Ques: How is the IIIT Kota campus?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans: IIIT Kota works as a joint venture of the Ministry of Education (MoE) Govt. of India and Govt. of Rajasthan with Industry Partners in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model. Currently, IIIT Kota does not have its own campus. It is being operated from the campus of MNIT, Jaipur. The students are provided with all the required facilities in the campus.

Ques: What is the highest placements at IIIT Kota?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans: The placement at IIIT Kota is excellent a lot of MNC visit the college campus like Amazon, TCS visit the college campus annually. In 2020-21 the highest placement package offered to a student of IIIT Kota was INR 43 lakhs for CSE and INR 10 lakhs for ECE.

Ques: Does IIIT Kota provide accommodation facilities to its students?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans: Yes, the college is entrusted with a hostel facility for the candidates who study in the college. The hostel has 24×7 internet facilities along with mess facilities.

Ques: Are there any financial assistance offered by the IIIT Kota?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans: Yes, the college offers at least 26 scholarship programs to BTech/BE students on the basis of their category, JEE Main rank, AIEEE ranks, etc. The scholarship thus offered provides cash rewards, refunds in the fee, allowances in books, or other expenses.

Ques. What are the accepted entrance exams for IIIT Kota?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans: As per the rules the candidates seeking admission to the BTech course at IIIT Kota have to appear in the JEE Main examination. According to the guidelines, the candidates have to also attend counselling at JoSAA/CSAB.

Ques. What are the documents required during admissions to IIIT Kota?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans. The documents required for admissions to IIIT Kota are:

  • EWS Certificate (if applicable) as per JoSAA format
  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter issued by CSAB/JoSAA
  • JEE Main Score Card and Admit Card
  • Proof of Date of Birth (10th Certificate and Mark Sheet)
  • Qualifying Examination (12th Certificate and Mark Sheet)
  • Character Certificate from the last School/College attended
  • Transfer Certificate from the last School/College attended
  • Migration Certificate from the last School/College attended
  • Medical Certificate as per JoSAA format
  • Caste Certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL) as per JoSAA format
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Certificate for Person with Disabilities (PwD)
  • Aadhar Card (Mandatory)
  • ID Proof (Any govt. issued ID card with photo)
  • Gap Certificate (if applicable)
  • JoSAA Fee Payment Receipt
  • Four Recent Passport Size Photographs CSAB/JoSAA

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

Last updated on August 20th, 2021

IIIT Kota is an Institute of National Importance. It was set up in 2013 under a joint venture between the MHRD, Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, along with its industry partners namely – Cairn India Limited, Vakrangee Softwares Limited, Genpact India Limited, National Engineering Industries Limited.

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IIIT Kota Highlights

Official Website www.iiitkota.ac.in
Established 2013
Type of Programs B.Tech
Admission Criteria JEE Main
Application Mode Online
Mode of education Regular

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IIIT Kota: B.Tech Admissions Through JEE Main


IIIT Kota grants admission in Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering) programs through JEE Main entrance exam. Candidates’ eligibility for admission to B.Tech is finalized by JoSAA Counselling along with handling the seat allocation process as per JEE Main Reservation Criteria.

B.Tech Specializations Offered

Currently, This institute only offers two B.Tech specializations:

  1. Computer Science & Engineering (143)
  2. Electronics And Communication Engineering (71)

Both these courses have decent cut offs and a high placement percentage at the college. Another advantage that IIIT Kota receives is because of its mentor institute MNIT Jaipur, which assists in the placements under these two B.Tech courses. Also read 

Eligibility for B.Tech at IIIT Kota

  • Minimum 75% marks is needed in 10+2 (PCM stream). [This rule has been scrapped by CSAB]
  • After qualifying JEE Main, the seat allotment will be conducted by JoSAA based on the All India Ranks obtained in JEE Main Results.


IIIT Kota Cut Off for Top B.Tech Courses

Based on the previous year closing ranks, aspiring candidates can check IIIT Kota Cut Off ranks required for admission. 2020 Cut Off (Last Round of JoSAA 2020)

Course Name Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
Computer Science and Engineering 11315 22320
Electronics and Communication Engineering 24597 29813

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Study At IIIT Kota During COVID-19

Many renowned educational institutes and colleges are preparing numerous contingency plans to meet their academic calendars during COVID-19. It also suspended all the classes to lower the spread of COVID-19.

  • The students and all other faculty members of IIIT Kota were motivated to take part in CrowdSourcing of Ideas by MHRD on boosting e-learning in India.
  • While the country was going through the pandemic, IIIT Kota invited online applications for recruiting ad hoc faculty for CSE and ECE branches.
  • IIIT Kota placement cell was also able to conduct summer internships and final placements for students.
  • IIIT Kota resumed its online classes with the release of the academic calendar of odd semester 2020-21.


Why Should You Choose IIIT Kota?

  • IIIT Kota placement cell recorded the highest salary package of INR 29 LPA in the placement session of 2019-2020.
  • Some of the top leading companies that took part in the placement drive include Goldman Sachs, Infosys, Adobe, Amazon, Deloitte, HSBC, among others.
  • The college has hostel facilities for all the students. 24×7 internet facility, mess facilities, canteen, etc. are some of the other facilities offered to the students.
  • Maximum salary offered through internship drives at IIIT Kota was INR 75,000/month.
  • It has been mentored by MNIT Jaipur since its inception. The temporary campus is also at MNIT Jaipur which gives an added advantage to IIIT Kota for utilizing various facilities available at MNIT Jaipur.

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IIIT Kota Cut Off For B.Tech Specializations

The JEE Main Cut Off list for 2021 will be released once counselling for 2021 is over. Meanwhile, candidates waiting for the official cut off list can check the expected JEE Main cut off for 2020 as it helps them judge their chances of getting admission. Below mentioned is the IIIT Kota Cut Off of two B.Tech courses offered at via JEE Main Ranks

Computer Science and Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
General 11315 22320
EWS 3765 4233
OBC 6113 10000
SC 4215 7250
ST 1626 3562

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
General 24597 29813
EWS 5020 5583
OBC 10035 13230
SC 7431 9063
ST 3299 4962

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IIIT Kota: Reservation

Since IIIT Kota is a government institute, it has the same reservation criteria as other IIITs.

  • There is no home state quota at IIIT Kota
  • Separate reservation for female candidates is also not available.

Given below is the reservation criteria as per government laws-

Category Reservation of Seats (%)
OBC (non-creamy layer) 27%
SC Candidates 15%
ST Candidates 7.5%
EWS 10%
PwD (40% or more disability) 5%

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Faculty at IIIT Kota

Presently there are a total of 14 full-time faculty members and 5 guest faculty members at Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota.

  • Guest faculties include assistant professors and faculty on contract.
  • Prof. Udaykumar R Yaragatti is the director of the Institute.

The faculty members provide regular online classes to the students even during this COVID-19 pandemic. Almost all the regular faculty members are PhDs from top technical institutes of the country and abroad. They are also engaged in multiple R&D projects to ensure they are able to provide first-hand experience knowledge to the candidates. Also Check 

Various Facilities Provided at IIIT Kota Campus

Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota offers well-established infrastructure and facilities to all the students and faculty like separate hostels for boys and girls, library with huge collection of books and journals, sports, canteen, computer lab, medical facility, etc. Some other facilities offered to the students and faculty are mentioned below.

  • Campus: IIT Kota Campus offers endless opportunities to the students aiming to make their studies comfortable and easier. The institute provides students with much-needed amenities like staff clubs, community center, hospital, post office, gymnasium, playing fields, etc. so that they can get motivated while living and studying here.
  • Library: IIT Kota has a spacious and well-structured library having a huge collection of more than 1,35,000 books, periodicals, reports, and reference material.
  • Canteen: Students studying here can enjoy different food items at the most affordable rates. Students and teachers can get refreshments even after their regular working hours.
  • Sports: Several facilities are made available for the students, they get a chance to take part in different sports activities, co-curricular activities, etc.
  • Medical Facilities: A well-structured dispensary is established inside the campus so that medical facilities, if required, can be made accessible to the students. Medical facility is supervised by a residential Medical Officer.

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IIIT Kota: Placement Report

IIIT Kota placement is done in partnership with MNIT, Jaipur. The companies visiting MNIT Jaipur permit IIIT Kota students to appear for the placements. The T&P cell is mainly responsible for – Facilitating Industrial Training & Inviting companies, agencies, etc. to offer placements to UG students.

  • The maximum salary package offered to the graduates in the past varied from INR 23-29 LPA.
  • A few of the renowned companies that visited the campus in the place include MAQ Software, Adobe, Airtel, Goldman Sachs, etc. among many others.

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IIIT Kota Placement Highlights 2020

Total No. of Students Placed 35
Total No. of Recruiters 16
Highest CTC Offered INR 30 LPA
Lowest CTC Offered INR 3.5 LPA
  • The average salary package offered to the graduates was INR 10.42 LPA while the maximum CTC offered was INR 29 LPA from both CSE and ECE branches.
  • Total placement offers made were 74 with 90% total placements.
  • Leading recruiters at 2019-2020 placements were – Codenation, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart, Amazon, Infosys, TCS and many others.

Besides the above-mentioned companies, many other leading companies participated in the placement drive held at IIIT Kota. Check

Scholarships Offered by IIIT Kota

Candidates applying for a course at Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota can get different Central or State Government scholarship schemes. The scholarships are available for both new and existing students. Meritorious students get the advantage of scholarships which are offered to them based on their JEE Main Ranks/Scores. Also, only those candidates whose family income is less than 5 lakhs per annum will be qualified to get a scholarship. Under various scholarships, students get the following benefits-

  • Waiver of entire/partial amount of tuition fee per semester
  • Living expenses worth INR 2500 each month will be offered
  • Book grant worth INR 5000 each semester

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IIIT Kota Fee Structure For B.Tech Courses 

IIIT Kota fees for various B.Tech courses is mentioned below for General and OBC category students-

Particulars Amount
Tuition Fee (per Semester) INR 85,000
Hostel Seat Rent (per Semester) INR 6,000
Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) INR 10,000
Hostel Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) INR 15,000
One Time Fees INR 12,100
Mess Advance (per Semester, adjustable) INR 20,000
Total INR 1,48,000


  • For ST/ST/PwD students, tuition fee is INR 68,000. All other expenses are the same.
  • For General-EWS category students, the fee structure is the same as for general category students.



Ques. Is IIIT Kota fee affordable?

Last updated on September 1st, 2020

Ans. Yes, fee structure is quite affordable and economical compared to private colleges. The yearly fees for the college totals to around INR 3.5 lacs.

Ques. What is the minimum admission eligibility required to get selected for a UG course at IIIT Kota?

Last updated on September 1st, 2020

Ans.The minimum eligibility for B.Tech at IIIT Kota is a passing certificate in 12th boards and having a valid JEE Main Score Card.

Ques. What is the mode of applying at IIIT Kota?

Last updated on September 1st, 2020

Ans. For all the courses, candidates need to apply online by registering at JoSAA website. The candidates need to fill their academic details, personal details, and competitive exam details while submitting their course and college preferences at JoSAA portal.