IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi or IITD was established in the year 1961. This institution is publicly owned and is among the top Indian IIT colleges. As of 1963, the institution has been deemed as a full university and has the power to frame its own academic policies, conduct examinations and award degrees to its students. The institution has two gained two prominent status since its inception. It has been declared as an “Institute of National Importance” and Institute of Eminence (IoE).

Over the years, IITD has also managed to gain a very high reputation and has been ranked as one of the top IITs in India. The college offers state-of-the-art courses in different fields and along with its popularity attracts many students every year. Working with a vision to offer the best scientific and technical education, IITD is an ideal choice for many students. We will further look at some of the important details of this institute below.

IIT Delhi Campus

IIT Delhi is located at Hauz Khas in South Delhi which is considered as an important place in terms of the history of Delhi. The college is located at a prime location and is well connected to the major parts of the city. The campus covers an area of 320 acres with well developed topographical features and architecture. The campus area also has different functional zones. In addition, the campus is surrounded by a number of eateries. The consensus among students is ‘It’s awesome to be here’.

  1. The institute provides an air-conditioned library which is well stocked with relevant books for every discipline. The library usually has a long opening and closing hours.
  2. Wi-Fi is enabled throughout the campus and they have well-equipped laboratories.
  3. Sports facilities including gym and other amenities are also provided.

IIT Delhi Ranking

The ranking of IITD in India is given below.

IIT Delhi Ranking
Organization Year Rank
NIRF 2018 3
NIRF 2017 4
Outlook India 2017 1
India Today 2017 1
Outlook India 2016 1

IIT Delhi Admission

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi like other IITs have a similar process for admission. We have listed a few ways in which a student can get into the institute.

  • Admission to BE/ B.Tech program is done on the basis of marks obtained in JEE exams.
  • Students who have qualified in JAM are eligible for admission to M.Sc program.
  • M.Tech and M.Des admission are offered based on scores that students achieve in GATE and CEED respectively. Students can also apply for these programs directly via the institute’s written test and interview.
  • Candidates who hold GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR scores or DST-Inspire scholarship holders can also apply for PhD programs.

The application form is usually available online and students have to pay some application fee.

IIT Delhi Courses Offered

The institutes offer courses ranging from B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, M.Des as well as PhD programs. Additionally, IIT Delhi also offers Integrated/ Dual-Degree programs. A full-time or part-time program is also available for PhD candidates.

B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 years)
Biotechnology & Biochemical (BT & BCE) Chemical Engineering (CHE)
Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Civil Engineering (CE)
Electrical Engineering (EE) Industrial & Production Engineering (IPE)
Engineering Physics (EP) Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Textile Technology Mathematics & Computing
B.Tech and M.Tech – Dual Degree Courses (Duration 5 years)
Biotechnology & Biochemical (BT & BCE) Chemical Engineering (CHE)
Mathematics & Computing Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

IIT Delhi Total Seats Availability

We have listed the total number of seats available in different programs in IIT Delhi.

Course Seats
B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 years)
Chemical Engineering 75
Biotechnology & Biochemical Engineering 45
Computer Science & Engineering 68
Civil Engineering 105
Electrical Engineering (Power & Automation) 45
Electrical Engineering 75
Mathematics & Computing 36
Engineering Physics 60
Production & Industrial Engineering 67
Mechanical Engineering 68
Textile Technology 105
B.Tech and M.Tech Dual Degree Courses (Duration 5 years)
Mathematics & Computing 20
Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology 15
Computer Science & Engineering 22
Chemical Engineering 45
Total 851

IIT Delhi Cutoff Ranks

IIT Delhi cutoff ranks for admission into various undergraduate courses are given below:

IIT Delhi cutoffs JEE Advanced
Category General OBC & NCL SC ST
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B.Tech Courses (Duration 4 years)
Biotechnology & Biochemical Eng. 1854 3650 1849 2574 1065 1177 309 743
Chemical Eng. 1141 1874 547 1148 304 636 217 337
Civil Eng. 792 3017 743 1224 153 491 29 87
Computer Science 3 100 38 65 16 31 12 25
Electrical Eng. 172 462 102 271 32 113 19 69
Electrical (Power & Automation) 502 927 317 522 155 326 106 171
Engineering Physics 882 2097 1028 1798 420 943 166 487
Mathematics & Computing 196 300 139 174 49 136 65 170
Mechanical 545 1025 327 547 166 226 18 77
Production & Industrial Eng. 1538 3070 1038 1747 712 1002 483 660
Textile Tech. 3624 6076 1256 3258 1011 1769 675 1410
B.Tech and M.Tech Dual Degree Courses (Duration 5 years)
Biotechnology & Biochemical Eng. 3814 4154 2552 2918 1192 1566
Chemical Eng. 1864 2727 1212 1674 685 880 346 539
Computer Science 101 169 69 135 40 55 41 64
Mathematics & Computing 330 394 234 260 159 212 83 169

IIT Delhi Fee Structure

Institute Fee
Particulars Amount
Caution Money – One Time and Refundable Rs 4,000
Other fees – per Semester Rs 7,300
One Time Fees Rs 3,500
Annual Fees Rs 500
Tuition Fee – per Semester Rs 1,00,000
Total Rs 1,15,300

Hostel Fee

Details Amount
Mess Security Deposit (Refundable) 10,000
Mess Advance (one-time payment) 16,500
Mess Admission (one-time payment) (Non-refundable) 3,500
Total 30,000

There are also other charges for hostelers like semester charges which include hostel seat rent costing Rs. 5000/- and amenity charge which is Rs. 300.

IIT Delhi Placements

IIT Delhi offers a lot of placements in some of the top companies in the world. Below we have listed some of the top IIT Delhi recruiters.

Top Recruiters
Facebook Zostel Wipro Consumer Care VMock
SSN Logistics Snapdeal Ola Cabs Microsoft
Nestle I.T.C Hindustan Unilever Limited Flipkart
AM Marketplace (Limeroad) Google One97 (PayTM) Oracle

IIT Delhi is among the best technical institutes across the globe. Several top companies like Google, Facebook, Microsoft and more visit the IIT Delhi campus to select highly meritorious students by offering packages that most of the engineers can only dream of! The average salary offered in previous years was about Rs.9 lakhs per annum.

IIT Delhi Fest

IIT Delhi is also known for its fests. The college normally hosts its cultural festival in the month of October and its technical fest in the month of March. Both these fests are conducted on a pretty huge scale and attract the participation of students from all over the country.

FAQ – IIT Delhi

  • Which program should be opted between BCA or B. Tech.? Which has more scope?

Currently, there is a wide scope for B. Tech candidates. Normally 75% is required in PCM and a good JEE rank will help determine the admission in IIT Delhi.

  • What is the current rank of IIT Delhi in India?

As per the ranks published by 2019 QS World University Ranking, IITD is ranked at 2nd position.

  • How are the placements?

As per recorded data and student feedback, the placements are really good in comparison to other colleges. More than 75 % of students get placed from this institute.

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