IIT Palakkad

The IIT Palakkad was established in the year 2015. IIT Palakkad started out with just 120 students in July 2015 and has now expanded to a facility with around a thousand students. By the end of its tenth year, IIT Palakkad hopes to have 5000 students and be a multidisciplinary university.

IIT Palakkad – Courses Offered

Below is the list of courses offered by the IIT Palakkad.

Courses
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
1. Civil Engineering (Curriculum 2022 Onwards)
2. Computer Science and Engineering (Curriculum 2022 Onwards)
3. Data Science and Engineering (Curriculum 2022 Onwards)
4. Electrical Engineering (Curriculum 2022 Onwards)
5. Mechanical Engineering (Curriculum 2022 Onwards)
6. Civil Engineering (Curriculum 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021)
7. Computer Science and Engineering (Curriculum 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021)
8. Electrical Engineering (Curriculum 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021)
9. Mechanical Engineering (Curriculum 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021)
Master of Science (M.Sc)
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Master of Technology (M.Tech.)
Geotechnical Engineering
Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
Computer and Mathematics
Data Science
Power Electronics and Power Systems
System on Chip Design

IIT Palakkad – Admission

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced), which is conducted at the national level by the IITs, is used to determine admissions to B.Tech./B.E. programmes at IIT Palakkad.

IIT Palakkad – Seats Availability

The seat matrix 2022 for the various courses at IIT Palakkad is given below.

Institute Name Program Name State/All India Seats Seat Pool OPEN OPEN-PwD GEN-EWS GEN-EWS-PwD SC SC-PwD ST ST-PwD OBC-NCL OBC-NCL-PwD Total (includes Female Supernumerary) Program-Total Seat Capacity
Program-Total Female Supernumerary
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
All India
Gender-Neutral 11 0 3 0 3 1 2 0 7 0 27
32
3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
(including “3” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
All India
Gender-Neutral 11 0 3 0 4 0 2 0 7 1 28
35
4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 11
(including “4” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
All India
Gender-Neutral 12 0 3 0 4 1 2 0 8 0 30
35
3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
(including “3” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
All India
Gender-Neutral 11 1 3 0 4 0 1 1 8 0 29
34
3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
(including “3” Supernumerary)
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
Data Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
All India
Gender-Neutral 8 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 6 1 23
28
3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
(including “3” Supernumerary)
Total Seats 67 4 18 1 25 2 13 1 47 2 180 164 16

Submitted Institute data for NIRF 2022

Sanctioned (Approved) Intake

Academic Year 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18
UG [4 Years Programmes] 188 181 163 120
PG [2 Years Programmes] 173 69

Total Actual Student Strength

(All programs of all years) Number of Male Students Number of Female Students Total Students
UG [4 Years Programmes] 402 86 488
PG [2 Years Programmes] 215 81 296

IIT Palakkad – Fee Structure

B.Tech. fee structure for 2021-2022 batch is given below:

ONE TIME FEES
Admission fee 300
Grade Card / Thesis Fee 300
Provisional Certificate 150
Alumni Life Membership Fee 1500
Modernization Fee 300
Student Welfare Fund 700
Publication Fee 250
Institute Caution Deposit 1000
Library Caution Deposit 1000
Sub-Total 5500
INSTITUTE FEES
Tuition fee 100000
Examination fee 500
Registration – Enrollment fee 300
Hostel Seat Rent 6000
Electricity, Water & SWD Charges 900
Sub-Total (for day scholars) 100800
Sub-Total (for hostellers) 107700
ONE TIME HOSTEL FEES
Hostel Caution Deposit 3500
STUDENTS’ SECTOR FEES & ADVANCE DINING CHARGES
Medical insurance 300
Wellness fees 400
Gymkhana fee 1300
Establishment A 5000
Hostel Admission fee 200
Establishment B 1500
Advance Dining Charges 21000
Sub-Total (for day-scholars) 7000
Sub-Total (for hostellers) 29700

For hostellers only. Tuition fee is waived for SC/ST/PwD students

IIT Palakkad – Placements

UG (4 Years Programmes): Placement and Higher Studies for previous 3 years

Academic Year Number of first year students intake in the year Number of first year students admitted in the year Academic Year Number of students graduating in minimum stipulated time Number of students placed Median salary of placed graduates(Amount in Rs.) No. of students selected for Higher Studies
2015-16 120 108 2018-19 101 57 750000(Seven lakhs and fifty thousand) 24
2016-17 120 109 2019-20 106 74 900000(Nine Lakhs) 19
2017-18 120 116 2020-21 115 75 900000(Nine Lakhs) 14

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the permanent campus of IIT Palakkad?

The permanent campus of IIT Palakkad is situated on the Kanjikode-Malampuzha Road, 12 kilometres away from the Ahalia campus. There are independent academic and laboratory facilities, dorms, and playgrounds on the permanent campus. Construction is still continuing and proceeding well in the remaining area of the permanent campus.

How developed is the temporary IIT Palakkad campus?

The permanent (Nila campus) and the temporary (Ahalia campus) are where IIT Palakkad is currently located. Hundreds of acres make up the Ahalia Campus. Modern amenities on the campus include seamless Wi-Fi connectivity. Within walkable distance are located the academic building, laboratories, student hostels, playgrounds, and staff quarters.

What sports are played at IIT Palakkad?

Athletics, football, basketball, cricket, volleyball, badminton, and table tennis.

What would be the courses in the 1st semester of B.Tech at IIT Palakkad?

The following common courses are often taught in the first semester: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Ecology and Environment, Engineering Drawing, Concepts in Engineering Design, and Introduction to Engineering, coupled with Physics or Chemistry lab and Workshop.

What is the holiday schedule of IIT Palakkad?

In general, five days of working in a week is followed at IIT Palakkad. In normal years, semester vacations run from mid-November to the end of December for winters and from mid-April to the end of July for summers. The long summer break permits students to take up summer internships.

Does IIM Palakkad allow students to change their branch of study?

Based on their academic performance in the first year, a limited number of students at IIT Palakkad are permitted to switch branches. After their first year, the change takes effect. The number of students who can switch branches is restricted to ensure that the ultimate strength in each branch doesn’t vary significantly.