Editorial Team

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Delhi) has recently announced that the International Regular Round Admission process for Session 2021-22 is open now and the appearing candidates will have an opportunity to avail up to 100% fellowship.

The application process for B.Tech., M.Tech., and PhD. courses is quite simple and convenient, and can be easily understood with the table given below.

For B.Tech and M.Tech.

Application Deadline January 22, 2021
Last Date for Score Submission January 31, 2021
Decision Notification February 19, 2021
Admission Fee Deposit Date March 15, 2021

PhD students can be enrolled at IIIT-Delhi at any time. The faculty adviser may also direct the student to the regular Ph.D. admissions process. Interested students can explore the IIIT-Delhi website and identify the faculty with whom they wish to pursue their research. It is a good practice to interact with the faculty and identify possible research areas before starting the application process.

The educational eligibility criteria for the students seeking admissions in different disciplines are as follows:

B.Tech.

  • Qualifying Exam should be an equivalent of Class-XII exam of CBSE (with Mathematics and Physics as mandatory and Chemistry as highly desirable) that concludes secondary schooling.
  • Equivalence is as envisaged by the Association of Indian Universities (https://www.aiu.ac.in).
  • Students may apply during or after their final year of secondary education.
  • For B.Tech. (CSSS), students with Mathematics as one of the subjects in class XII can also apply.

M.Tech.

  • The candidate should have completed or must be pursuing a B.Tech./B.S./M.Sc. or equivalent Qualifying Program as described in the admission criteria of the desired program to which admission is sought.
  • Equivalence of degrees from colleges outside of India is as envisaged by Association of Indian Universities (https://www.aiu.ac.in).
  • Candidates may apply during or after their final year of their undergraduate program.

PhD.

  • The candidate should have completed or must be pursuing a B.Tech./ B.S./ M.Tech./ M.S./ M.Sc. or equivalent Qualifying Program as described in the admission criteria of the desired program to which admission is sought.
  • Based on the qualifying exam being considered for admission, the coursework at IIIT-Delhi will be similar to that for Indian students.
  • Equivalence of degrees from colleges outside of India is as envisaged by Association of Indian Universities (https://www.aiu.ac.in)
  • Candidates may apply during or after their final year of their undergraduate or postgraduate program.

Besides satisfying the educational eligibility criteria, the candidates must also satisfy the residential eligibility criteria for different disciplines. The details are as follows:

B.Tech.

  • The candidate should be a Foreign Citizen (holding a foreign passport).
  • If the candidate is an Indian Citizen, then the candidate must have completed (or be pursuing) the last 2 years of Higher Secondary education (equivalent to Classes XI and XII of CBSE) outside of India and have appeared (or appearing) in the Qualifying Exam (see Educational Eligibility) outside of India.

M.Tech.

  • The candidate should be a Foreign Citizen (holding a foreign passport).
  • If the candidate is an Indian Citizen, then the candidate must have studied the Qualifying Program (see Educational Eligibility) outside of India.

PhD.

  • The candidate should be a Foreign Citizen (holding a foreign passport).
  • If the candidate is an Indian Citizen, then the candidate must have studied the Qualifying Program (see Educational Eligibility) outside of India.

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (aka. IIIT-Delhi or IIIT-D) was created as a State University by an act of Delhi Government (The IIIT Delhi Act, 2007) empowering it to do research and development, and grant degrees. In a relatively short time, it has earned an excellent reputation in India and abroad for being a center of quality education and research in IT and interdisciplinary areas.

The institution firmly believes that the quality of education and the institution is largely dependent on the quality of the faculty. The faculty members at IIIT Delhi have either graduated or have Ph.D. degree from institutions of repute from around the world.

The institute also houses an Incubation and Innovation Center that encourages students and faculty members to innovate and become entrepreneurs. The facility, started in 2016, already houses more than 25 start-ups, of which, more than half are home-grown and a few are supported in the ecosystem of entrepreneurship on campus. Well known entrepreneurs are invited on campus regularly to interact with students and share their experiences. In addition to the physical infrastructure and support to start-ups, the Incubation and Innovation Center awards seed funding and technical and legal mentorship as well, which is a great incentive for students who are looking forward to becoming entrepreneurs. IIIT Delhi is one of the most highly reputed institutions in the country and this is a great opportunity for foreign students to become a part of its legacy.

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