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IIT Tirupati: Course Fees, Selection, Admission 2021, Placement, Scholarship 

Last updated on August 23rd, 2021 by Karishma khatri

IIT Tirupati mentored by IIT Madras is first among the 3rd phase of IITs announced in 2014. Presently IIT Tirupati is functioning from its temporary campus in Tirupati and the main campus is expected to be completed in 2024.

IIT Tirupati flagship B.Tech program is offered in 5 electives i.e Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, CSE, and Mechanical Engineering. IITTP follows a credit-based curriculum. The gender diversity in IITTP improved from 28: 138 in 2018 to 35: 156 in the 2019 Academic year.

Apart from B.Tech, IIT Tirupati offers M.Tech, M.Sc, M.S (Research), and Ph.D. courses. For M.Tech candidates are selected based on GATE score. IIT TP allows direct Ph.D. admission to students in the 2nd year of M.Tech having a minimum CGPA of 8.0. M.Sc (Mathematics & Statistics), M.Sc (Physics), and M.Sc (Chemistry) admission are granted based on JAM score.

Admission Updates

  • IIT TP plans to conduct the entrance exam of M.S admission from May 23 to June 23. Results will be declared on the next day of the interview.
  • IIT Tirupati M.S/Ph.D. Admission is made based on the IIT Tirupati Entrance Test/ CSIR/UGC/ INSPIRE fellowship.

IIT Tirupati: Key Points

  • 75% of 2019 BTech Batch were registered under 23 leading recruiting companies with the highest package of INR 22 LPA.
  • The fee structure for B.Tech Program for 4 years is INR 2.95 Lakhs.
  • B.Tech Admissions at IIT Tirupati is based on JEE Advanced followed by JoSSA Counselling.
  • The Fee structure for the M.Tech program for 2 years is INR 37,050.

IIT Tirupati Courses Offered

At IIT Tirupati, the courses offered include B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, MS, and Ph.D. Given below are the specializations and eligibility criteria for the same.

Courses Details Selection Criteria
  • Duration- 4 Years
  • Fees- INR 2.95 Lakhs
  • Eligibility- 10+2 with 75% aggregate marks from a recognized Board (70% for SC/ST/PWD)
  • Specializations- Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Valid Score in JEE Mains and Advance
  • Duration- 2 Years
  • Fees- INR 37,050
  • Eligibility- B.E/B.Tech from recognized University
  • Specializations- Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Valid GATE Scores
M. Sc
  • Duration- 2 Years
  • Fees- INR 17,450
  • Eligibility- B.Sc. in required specialization with 55% aggregate marks from recognized University (50% for SC/ST/PD)
  • Specializations- Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics and Physics
Valid JAM Scores
MS (Research)
  • Duration- 2 Years
  • Fees- INR 16,950
  • Eligibility- Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology in a relevant subject
  • Specializations- Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Valid Score in GATE
Ph. D
  • Duration- 3 Years
  • Fees- INR 17,450
  • Eligibility- Master’s degree in relevant discipline from recognized University
  • Specializations- Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Philosophy, and Finance.
A valid score in GATE/UGC- CSIR NET

IIT Tirupati Admission

Admissions at IIT Tirupati are based on merit and score in the required national level entrance test. You can register for the entrance tests from their respective websites.

How to Apply?

JEE Advanced

  • Visit the official website.
  • Register yourself and fill the application form with relevant details.
  • Pay the application fee of INR 2800/- (INR 1400/- for Female/SC/ST/PwD candidates).
  • Submit the form and take a printout for future reference.


  • Visit the official website of GATE.
  • Fill the application form with personal, academic, qualification details.
  • Next, choose the preferred exam center.
  • Upload documents like photographs, signature, eligibility certificate, and SC/ST certificate.
  • Pay the fee of INR 1,500 or INR 2,000 accordingly.
  • Apply.


  • Check the official website of JAM
  • Fill the application with the required information.
  • Upload the necessary documents.
  • Pay the fees according to prescribed criteria.
  • Submit and take a printout of the same.

IIT Tirupati Placement

  • The Career Development Centre at IIT Tirupati is managed not just by the faculty and staff but also by student coordinators.
  • In 2019, 75% of the students were placed with leading organizations with INR 22 LPA being the highest salary package that was offered.
  • In 2020, 113 students have officially registered for summer internships with renowned companies such as Texas A&M University, IISc, TCS, Microsoft, Amazon, Zen3, Ashok Leyland, Alstom, Danieli, Aecom, etc.
  • Students have also achieved fellowships like the SN Bose scholar program, DAAD Program, NTU-India Connect Program, CSIR-SERC, Texas A&M internship, and Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs program.

Some of the reputed companies that visit the Institute for Recruitment and Placements are:

Amazon L&T MathWorks Versa Networks
Cognizant TESCO Honeywell Technology Solutions Zen3
Jio Fincare iManage Ashok Leyland
Microsoft TCS Bosch

IIT Tirupati Scholarship

IIT Tirupati offers the following scholarships to students

  • Merit cum means scholarship: This is offered to students of B.Tech and M.Sc courses. 25% of the admitted students can avail of this scholarship which is for the duration of the whole program for B.Tech while for M.Sc it is for the first two semesters.
  • Free studentship: 10% of M.Sc students admitted are exempted from paying fees for the first 2 semesters. Renewal can be made based on the student’s performance in semesters 2 and 3.
  • 50% Free Studentship: This is offered to M.Sc students who have scored not less than 6.5 CGPA and whose parental income is less than INR 4.5 LPA. They will receive a 50% tuition fee waiver.

IIT Tirupati Faculty

IIT Tirupati has both permanent and visiting faculty in their midst. The permanent faculty comprises 92 members who are also Ph.D. holders. They are all highly qualified experts with research experience along with vigor for imparting knowledge. The designation and number of permanent faculty are listed below:

  • Professor: 13
  • Associate Professor: 11
  • Assistant Professor: 58

IIT Tirupati FAQs

Ques. What is the seat intake for B.Tech at IIT Tirupati?

Last updated on May 15th, 2021

Ans. The seat intake at IIT Tirupati is tabulated below:

Specialization Seats
Chemical Engineering 39
Civil and Environmental Engineering 39
Computer Science and Engineering 53
Electrical Engineering 53
Mechanical Engineering 53
Ques. How is the placement opportunity for CSE at IIT Tirupati?

Last updated on May 15th, 2021

Ans. At IIT Tirupati students are offered great opportunities and exposures. CSE students are offered with highest salary package of INR 22 LPA and an average package of around INR 9.20 LPA

Ques. Can students change their branch after admission?

Last updated on May 15th, 2021

Ans. Yes. Students who have completed their first year with excellent performance have the option of opting for a change in branch in case they are not satisfied with the current specialization.

Ques. How good are the facilities of IIT Tirupati?

Last updated on May 15th, 2021

Ans. The IIT Tirupati campus provides all necessary facilities and provisions to students. The hotels are well equipped with a table, chair, washing machine, 24/7 power and water supplies, Wi-Fi. Students also get the opportunity to participate in various clubs like Drama, Dance, Robotics. The campus also has a tennis court, indoor badminton court, labs, library, etc.

Ques. What are the cutoffs of JEE Advanced for admission to IIT Tirupati?

Last updated on May 15th, 2021

Ans. Cutoffs of JEE Advanced for admission to IIT Tirupati is as follow:-

Category Minimum percentage of marks required in each subject Minimum Aggregate Percentage
Common Rank List 5 % 17.50 %
GEN-EWS 4.50 % 15.75 %
OBC-NCL 4.50 % 15.75 %
SC/ ST 2.50 % 8.75 %
Common PwD rank list 2.50 % 8.75 %
OBC-NCL PwD 2.50 % 8.75 %
SC/ ST PWD 2.50 % 8.75 %