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IIIT Bangalore

About College

IIIT Bangalore is a Deemed to be University established in 1999. The university is jointly funded by the Govt of Karnataka and IT Industry.
IIIT Bangalore ranks at 76 in the ‘Top Private Engineering Colleges’ category of NIRF 2021 rankings. The institute offers iMTech, MTech, MSc, MS/PhD,
and Data Science courses in Engineering and Technology. Admission to these courses are made via national-level exam scores such as JEE Main, GATE, CAT, CEED, CUCET, TISS-NET, UGC NET, etc.

IIT Bangalore Ranking

IIIT Bangalore has featured in the ranking lists of NIRF, India Today-MDRA, THE WEEK, and Outlook-ICARE in the past few years.
The institute is ranked at 1 among ‘Top Private Technical Universities in India’ by India Today Survey Edition 2021. In the overall category of ‘Top Technical University’, IIIT Bangalore stands at 8.
Earlier in 2020, the institute was ranked at 10. As per the NIRF data, the ranking of the institute has dropped from 62 in 2020 to 76 in 2021 under the Engineering category of the NIRF rankings.
A small drop in THE WEEK rankings is also observed. IIIT Bangalore has come down to 29 in 2021 from 28 in 2020 under the ‘Best Technical University’ category.

IIIT Bangalore Courses

IIIT Bangalore offers a total of 20 courses including degree, diploma, and certificate programs. All the degree programs are offered across the UG, PG, and Research levels.
While the diploma and certificate programs are only offered at the PG level in online mode only. At the undergraduate level, the institute offers a 5-year long BTech+MTech dual-degree program.
Admission to the program is done via JEE Main entrance scores. At the postgraduate level, IIIT Bangalore offers 2-year long MTech and MSc courses. Whereas, MS (by research) and PhD programs are conducted at the research level.
IIIT Bangalore online courses such as PG diploma and certificate programs are offered through the center of continuing professional education.
These online courses are specifically designed for working professionals who have completed their bachelor's degree in the relevant stream. Also, the duration of these online courses ranges from 6 months to 12 months.

IIIT Bangalore Online Courses 2022

IIIT Bangalore in association with upGrad offers a variety of online courses. The institute has introduced several specialisations across the online advanced certificate and executive programs.
Graduates who have passed their bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks can apply to the below given online courses:

  • Advanced Certificate in Data Science
  • Advanced Certificate in ML and Deep Learning
  • Advanced Certificate in Cloud Computing
  • Advanced Certificate in Blockchain
  • Advanced Certificate in DevOps
  • Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security
  • Executive PG Program in Data Science
  • Executive PG Program in Software Development
  • Executive PG Program in ML & AI


IIIT Bangalore BTech+MTech (iMTech)

IIIT Bangalore offers a 5 year BTech+MTech program instead of a 4 year BTech. Integrated MTech or iMTech is specialized in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE).
The program has a total intake of 120 seats. And, the total tuition fee charged by the institute for 5 years has been INR 22.44 Lacs.

Dual Specialization Policy:

As per the newly designed curriculum, the CSE/ ECE students are eligible to choose two specializations at a time.
Students with a major in CSE/ECE can specialize in AIML (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning), TSCD (Theory and Systems for Computing and Data), NC (Networking and Communication), VLSI Systems, and Cyber Security and Digital Society.

Sliding Policy:

Students are admitted to iMtech under two branches i.e. CSE and ECE. If a candidate is interested in only one of the offered specializations, then he/she shall be admitted under preference-1 as per the availability of seats.
' ' While the candidates who are interested in both of the branches will be admitted under preference-2. In the case of vacant seats, the preference-2 students will automatically be admitted under preference-1after meeting the set cutoff.


IIIT Bangalore Admission

Admission to the IIIT Bangalore UG and PG courses is entrance-based. Applicants accepted are screened for further processes based on the candidate's performance in qualifying exam, interview, and previous academic qualifications.
IIIT Bangalore offers final admission to candidates who qualify for all the mentioned criteria. The shortlisted candidates are sent admission letters via mail. Candidates accepting the offer letters within the given period of time are called for final admission procedures.

IIIT Bangalore Scholarships

IIIT Bangalore offers merit and need-based scholarships to its meritorious and economically weak students. Candidates satisfying the minimum requirements are eligible to apply for either of the scholarships. The details on the same are given below:

Student Merit Scholarship:

IIIT Bangalore provides INR 50,000 to each student falling under the ‘Top 18 category’ every year. The students for this scholarship are selected from Dean’s Merit list.

Utkarsha Scholarship:

The scheme is specifically offered to BTech+MTech students. Top 5 students scoring JEE Main rank under 999 are provided 100% tuition fee waiver for 5 years. The tuition fee waiver for the first year is based on JEE Main ranks.
For subsequent years, the student needs to maintain a CGPA of 3.6 or above (on a 4-point scale).


IIIT Bangalore Faculty

IIIT Bangalore takes pride in setting the highest standards for the selection of its faculty.
All full-time faculty have a PhD with considerable work/research and teaching experience in leading institutions around the world. The faculty members of the college have graduated from well-reputed institutes of the world such as Pennsylvania State University,
University of California Berkeley, IISc, Georgia Institute of Technology and Cornell University. The college focuses on producing scholars who are deeply committed to research. The faculty has 54 members at the Institute and has published papers in over 60 journals, both national and international.
The institute has the faculty of:

  • Regular: 43
  • Adjunct: 8
  • Advisory: 1
  • Visiting: 3


IIIT Bangalore Placement

IIIT Bangalore successfully completed its 2021 placement drive. The highest salary package offered was INR 45.6 LPA. The participating batch received a total of 543 offers among which 238 were full-time offers & 267 were internship offers. 21 students opted out from the placement process.
19 offers were made for the salary package of more than INR 40 LPA. Reputed recruiters like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Oracle, Adobe etc visited the campus.

Admission Criteria


  • Passed 10+2 examination or equivalent examination in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Biology/ Computer Science with minimum 45% aggregate marks.
  • In case of candidates belonging to Karnataka Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and other Backward Classes - the minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility will be
  • 40% of marks in aggregate in the optional subjects in the qualifying examination.
  • interested aspirants need to meet the eligibility requirements of COMEDK and Karnataka CET (KCET).


Why Choose IIIT Bangalore?

Definitely IIIT Bangalore. Since you prefer CSE, IIITB is the best if u are confused b/w IIITH and IIITB. The professors of CSE are top notch, with direct contacts in the industry, hence providing a vast industrial exposure. The qualification of every professor here is atleast PhD.
Plus, the placements here in both CSE and ECE are at par, and both are good.

IIIT Bangalore FAQs

Ques. How good is IIIT Bangalore?

Ans. IIIT Banglore is a good choice for those who are looking for admission to the M.Tech program. The institute offers an industry-related curriculum and has good faculty. IIIT Bangalore also has a good record in placement.

Ques. How to take admission in the IIIT Bangalore Integrated M.Tech program?

Ans. Admissions into the IIIT Bangalore Integrated M.Tech program are based on the JEE Main cutoff which ranges between 7300 and 9000.

Ques. What’s the minimum eligibility required for admission into IIIT Bangalore iM.Tech in CSE?

Ans. You must be a graduate with B.E/B.Tech degree in CSE or equivalent to be eligible for admission in IIIT Bangalore M.Tech in CSE.

Ques. What’s the IIIT Bangalore CSE average package?

Ans. The average package of IIIT Bangalore is around INR 13 LPA. Whereas the highest package of IIIT Bangalore has gone up to INR 54 LPA.

Ques. What’s the fee of IIIT Bangalore?

Ans. IIIT Bangalore charges different fees for its different programs. If you’re searching for the fee for the M.Tech program, the institute charges a fee of INR 1.60 Lakhs per semester.

Ques. What are the IIIT Bangalore facilities for students?

Ans. The institute provides facilities like Hostel, Library, Medical, Gym, Sports Complex, Labs, Cafeteria, and many others. 

Ques. What is the cutoff of IIIT Bangalore?

Ans. IIIT Bangalore cutoff ranges from 7300-9000 for the JEE Main exam, while the GATE cutoff for M.Tech closed this year at 620 and 650 for ECE and CSE respectively. 

Ques. How are placements at IIIT Bangalore?

Ans. IIIT Bangalore holds a good record for its placements. In the recent placement drive of 2021, a total of 543 offered were made by participating companies. The highest package offered was INR 45.6 LPA, while the average package was INR 29.96 LPA. 



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