Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2022

IITs, NITs, IIEST, IIITs and Other-GFTIs for the Academic Year 2022-23

Type of the institute: Indian Institute of Technology
Complete Mailing Address: Kandi-502284, Sagareddy, Telangana, India
Contact Person For Admission: Ms Chanchala Devi D
Designation: Deputy Registrar Academics
Alternate Email:
Phone Nos: 91-40-23016057
Fax No: 91-40-23016000
Mobile No.:

About the Institute

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) was established in the year 2008. As on 01st Sep 2021, IIT Hyderabad has a student strength of 3407 (1036 BTech, 30 BDes, 179 MSc, 917 MTech, 122 MDes, 16 MA and 1107 PhD). IITH aims to train well-rounded engineers who are ready to tackle real-world problems. In a short period of time, IIT Hyderabad has emerged as a prestigious institute of higher learning producing students of great caliber. IITH is creating a unique holistic educational ecosystem that will foster interactive learning, cutting edge research, strong industry collaboration, and entrepreneurship. It is providing an environment wherein students and faculty are not afraid to experiment and celebrate their ideas. 

Hyderabad campus is spread over 570 acres, which is about 60-minute drive from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, and 30-minute drive from Gachibowli – the IT and financial hub of Hyderabad.  The campus buildings are designed by world renowned architects and have the ultra-modern aesthetics with world class amenities.  The hostels have a very unique architecture, making it more of a dwelling rather than a student hostel. IITH has a vibrant student gymkhana that oversees all the aspects of the students’ life during their stay at IIT Hyderabad.

Fee Structure

2021-22 Fee Structure (Newly enrolled)


1.              ONE TIME FEE (to be paid at the time of Registration of First Semester)

Amount in Rs.


Joining Fee (Admission Fee, ID Card and Certificates Fee, Library Fee, Institute Alumni Fee)



Student Activity Funds (Celebrations, Training & Placement)



Security Deposit (Refundable) (Hostel, Mess, Library and Laboratory)


Total One Time Fee (At the time of Registration)


2.              SEMESTER FEE (for 6 months instead of 4 months)


Tuition Fee




Tuition Fee




Other fee (Registration fee, Examination Fee, Gymkhana Fee, Medical Facility, IT charges, Sports fee, Institute maintenance)



Student Welfare Fund



Hostel & Mess Expenses (License Fee, Electricity, Water, Dining and other charges)


(22,000 + 7,500)


Hostel & Mess Establishment and Amenities Charges


Total Semester Fee



3.              Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance (per annum)




1.   The semester fee structure is for 6 months instead of a semester of 4 months.

2.   *The insurance policy is changed from Rs. 1,00,000 to Rs. 2,00,000.

3.   Pt. 2.4 (Hostel & Mess Expenses (22,000+7500= Rs 29,500/-) and Pt. 2.5 (Hostel & Mess Establishment and Amenities Charges Rs 10,000/-) are exempted for Newly Registered Students (2021 Enrolled Students) and will be collected as and when they avail Hostel and Mess Facility.


Fee Structure for Foreign Nationals (including OCI/PIO cardholders) for BTech Students 2021-22 is available at following link:

Academic Structure

The institute offers a large number of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Engineering, Science, Design, Liberal Arts and Entrepreneurship & Management. This includes BTech, BDes, MSc, MTech, MA, MDes and PhD. Currently, IIT Hyderabad has 17 departments.

IIT Hyderabad follows a semester system. An Academic Year (July-April) consists of 2 semesters, each approximately 16 weeks’ duration. The first semester begins in the last week of July / first week of August and ends by the last week of November. The second semester starts in the first week of January and ends by the last week of April /first week of May. A student is required to register the relevant courses listed in the curriculum for that semester.   The Institute may offer summer courses for backlog students.

IIT Hyderabad offers the BTech undergraduate program for students admitted through JEE (Advanced). IITH has implemented a very novel academic program, referred to as, Fractal Academics – the key idea is to atomize courses, provide breadth and depth, emphasize courses in liberal arts as well as creative arts, emphasize project work, and create an interactive learning ambience. A typical 3 lecture course has 3 credits leading to 42 lecture hours in a semester. Fractional credits can be 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0 having 7, 14, 21, 28, 35 and 42 lecture hours, respectively.

The fractal academic program is a novel holistic approach to undergraduate teaching. It has multiple goals among which fostering undergraduate research, interdisciplinary learning and encouraging creativity are the primary ones. In the first year of study, students are introduced right away to a wide gamut of courses not only from the engineering spectrum but also from science and liberal arts. This is aimed at giving the students a flavor of various engineering disciplines in addition to whetting their appetite for the science, creative and liberal arts. In the second year, an in-depth study of the core engineering courses is undertaken. This is designed to firm up the students' foundations in fundamental areas of their chosen branch. In the third year of study, students are encouraged to pick an area of their choice (within their branch) and take relevant elective courses. By the end of the third year, the students are primed to take on challenging research projects. In the final year the interested and eligible students are encouraged to work on research problems. Two common threads run through all four years of study - independent projects and creative/liberal arts courses. Students are required to pursue independent projects to "learn by doing" as well as to explore engineering problems that pique their interests. Through the study of liberal and creative arts, it is hoped that students appreciate non-technical disciplines which in turn should help them become better engineers.

In addition, IIT Hyderabad offers ‘double major’, ‘minor’, ‘honors’ ‘Conversion to MTech’ and ‘Conversion to PhD’

Double Major: If a student does say 24 extra credits in a given department he/she can get a double major. Essentially, this is equivalent to double minor in the same department.

A “Minor” is awarded to a student after completion of twelve credits. In addition to BTech, IITH also offers a Minor in Artificial Intelligence, Entrepreneurship, Design and many other disciplines to all students. The student’s performance in a course is continuously evaluated throughout the semesters and culminates in the award of a Grade on a 10-point scale.

Similarly, “Honors” is awarded to a student after completion of twelve credits with a prescribed set of courses and projects in their own academic curriculum. 

Conversion to Dual Degree program (BTech to MTech/BTech to PhD):

The primary motivation for a dual degree program is to create a win-win proposition for both students and faculty.

Scope and description of courses

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has grown over the last decade from being a dream to a reality that impacts each one of our lives. While AI began as a sub-area of Computer Science, the last few years have seen a significant broadening of the field that has resulted in AI becoming horizontal across all engineering disciplines. The 4-year BTech programme in AI will provide a comprehensive, holistic pedagogy of AI, from mathematical foundations to applications. The curriculum includes related courses from Computer Science (e.g. Machine Learning, Deep Learning), Mathematics (e.g. Linear Algebra, Probability, Statistics, Optimization), Electrical Engineering (e.g. Signal Processing, IoT, Drones, Control Theory), Mechanical Engineering (e.g. Robotics, Industry 4.0), Biomedical Engineering (e.g. Computational Neuroscience) and Liberal Arts (e.g. AI and Ethics). The foundational courses of Computer Science are part of the curriculum to provide the students with a gateway for future educational opportunities.

The program includes a wide choice of advanced elective courses in topics related to AI including mathematical foundations such as statistical learning theory, information theory, kernel methods, as well as applications such as computer vision, information retrieval, speech processing, natural language processing, and reinforcement learning. The programme also has a provision to credit courses from other disciplines of science, engineering, creative and liberal arts. There are also many opportunities for students to undertake research projects related to AI during the program, as well as opportunities to carry out internships elsewhere as part of the curriculum. Please see for more details.

Gender-based and/or handicap (physical/ neurological)-based restrictions: None 

Biomedical Engineering

The Biomedical Engineering at IIT Hyderabad is where the boundaries between disciplines fade for defining excellence in research and education. BME offers interdisciplinary expertise in addressing the grand healthcare challenges facing humanity. The department offers engaging and dynamic under-graduate, graduate and doctoral programs in various focus areas to invigorate the passionate minds. We are a department with 10 faculties, 7 staff members, 29 post-graduate and around 100 PhD students.  The primary mission of the department is to foster interdisciplinary work of highest quality by bringing together a broad spectrum of faculty expertise under a single umbrella to focus on research in Biomedical engineering.

The department has expertise and offers courses in the domains of Medical device innovation and design; 3-D Bioprinting; Organ-on-chip and Lab-on-chip; Regenerative medicine using stem cells; Biomedical Imaging and therapeutics; Bio/neuro-mimetics, Natural and Artificial intelligence in healthcare; Computational and experimental neurotechnology; healthcare data analytics; Computational and experimental biomechanics; Nano-biomaterials and nano-medicine; Cancer novel treatment strategy, Biomedical sensors and transducers, to name a few.

Gender-based and/or handicap (physics/ neurological)-based restrictions: None

Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

The Biotechnology Department offers a 4-year B Tech program in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. Like all other BTech courses at IIT Hyderabad, this program follows an eight-semester fractal curriculum comprising core courses, department elective courses, free electives, seminars, experiments in laboratory, projects and creative/liberal arts courses. 

The B. Tech. program in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics is application-based program and trains students for solving biological problems using biological and computational approaches. It aims to provide essential skills in Biotechnology, including molecular cell biology, biochemistry, systems biology and nanobiotechnology. It is also designed to train the student with Bioinformatics skills, including DNA sequence analysis, drug discovery, disease characterization, genomics, proteomics and data analysis.  The curriculum provides the opportunity for the students to take courses from different departments such as computer science, artificial intelligence, maths, physics and chemistry in the first two semesters. Apart from the regular BTech curriculum, students will have an opportunity to increase their depth in the subject by undertaking elective courses from any other departments, including Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Material Science. Students can also get a minor in areas of their interest, outside the department, like entrepreneurship, computer science, etc., by completing 12 credits in their area of interest.

The Biotechnology and Bioinformatics program prepares the students for a career in academia and industry related to life science, healthcare, biotech, medical coding, data science and bioinformatics.

Gender-based and/or handicap (physics/ neurological)-based restrictions: None

Chemical Engineering

The main goal of the department is to create the next generation of chemical engineers who are capable of solving the technological challenges faced by modern society. The carefully tailored undergraduate curriculum prepares a student to take up industry jobs or graduate studies. The undergraduate program covers subject areas from core chemical engineering, advanced electives in chemical engineering, free electives from allied engineering disciplines, laboratory experiments, basic sciences, soft skills and topics from creative & liberal arts. 

The holistic pedagogy that is followed in our academic programs provides our graduates with the skills to take up challenges of modern society in an informed way. Several of our alumni are placed in reputed chemical and allied industries. Many of our alumni are also pursuing graduate studies in globally renowned universities across the world. Our outstanding student-to faculty ratio facilitates personalized teaching and research guidance. We strive to create an environment that enables students to identify and pursue their professional goals with integrity and an eye for excellence.

Gender based and/or handicap (physical/neurological)-based restrictions:  None

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is concerned with addressing the current and future needs of society in “all things Civil”. That is, in planning, designing and constructing advanced and robust buildings and structures, built on stable foundations, in satisfying the water needs of the country, and in developing measures for a cleaner and healthier environment free from chemical and biological pollutants. Civil engineers plan transportation networks, design and construct transportation infrastructure to facilitate the movement of people and goods such as bridges, tunnels and train and roadway systems. They also predict the outcomes and develop mitigating measures for the influence of natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes. 

Civil engineers also design and construct large water storage and distribution systems, such as dams and canals, to sustain the requirements of urban society and agriculture. They also deal with the outcomes of urban development such as traffic management and mitigating congestion, design and operation of water treatment and wastewater disposal systems. Civil engineering includes all the above aspects in the course curriculum. 

Gender-based and/or handicap (physical/neurological)-based restrictions: None

Computational Engineering

Modern industry uses computer modelling in almost all aspects of product and process development, be it in the designing of modern aircraft or discovering a new medicine. These computer modelling software and methodology use advanced mathematics, numerical methods and algorithmic approaches. The BTech program in Computational Engineering aims to produce graduate engineers who will have the expertise in using modern computational methods for a wide variety of industrial applications. The program will train students capable in using computer modelling and simulation tools for these engineering applications.

Computational Engineering is envisaged to be an interdisciplinary BTech program. The curriculum consists of four important components: (a) Applied Mathematics, (b) Core Engineering, (c) Data Structures & Analytics and (d) Computational Applications. Through these four pillars of the program, the student will gain proficiency not only to use the various engineering methodologies, but also get trained in some of the important aspects of core engineering so that the bridge between computational solutions and physical principles is established. The Core Engineering and Applied Mathematics courses are designed to give a broad understanding of the general engineering principles. The depth in the curriculum is achieved by introducing the students to various computational methods that include fundamentals in scientific computing, data structure and its analysis and the application of computational tools. The graduates from this program are expected to be employed in a wide variety of engineering and consultancy firms that use computational methodologies to design products and processes.

Gender-based and/or handicap (physics/ neurological)-based restrictions: None

Computer Science and Engineering

The 4-year B. Tech. program in the dept. of CSE seeks to lay a strong foundation in both theoretical and practical aspects of computing. Fundamental courses with theoretical and mathematical underpinnings like discrete mathematics, algorithms and their analyses, data structures, theory of automata, formal languages and computation are offered in the initial years. These courses also emphasize on practical applications of the rich theory and mathematics in computer science. This knowledge dovetails well into systems courses that emphasize on the practical and engineering aspects, such as architectures of computers, programming languages, compiler design, operating systems, and design of databases, computer networks and application software.

The program includes a choice of advanced elective courses in each of the above topics, as well as in areas such as machine learning, computer vision, big-data analytics, wireless networks and mobile computing. The program also has a provision to credit courses from other disciplines of science, engineering, creative as well as liberal arts.

Gender-based and/or handicap (physical/ neurological)-based restrictions: None

Electrical Engineering

The department offers a four-year Bachelor of Technology (BTech) program. The eight semester fractal curriculum comprises core courses, department elective courses, free electives, seminar, experiments in laboratory, projects and creative/liberal arts courses. The fractal program offers unprecedented flexibility so that the students can undertake various elective courses that provide exposure in various disciplines of EE such as Communications and Signal Processing, Microelectronics and VLSI design, Power Electronics and Power System, Control System and Embedded Systems. The undergraduate students can also undertake various research projects through BTech projects. More details about undergraduate research opportunities are given in the website.

Apart from the normal BTech curriculum, students have an opportunity to increase their depth in Electrical Engineering by undertaking additional courses. By completing 12 credits from a broad list of prescribed courses, a student can earn Honors in Electrical Engineering. Students can also get a minor in areas of their interest, outside the department, like entrepreneurship, computer science, etc. by completing 12 credits in their area of interest.

Gender based and/or handicap (physical/neurological)-based restrictions:  None

Engineering Physics

Physics has been central to technological development as it can be seen from day to day life.  A lot of developments took place in the past few decades which promise to change the face of technology in the coming years. But to understand and appreciate these developments and to translate these to technology, it is very essential to grasp the fundamental principles of Physics. The Engineering Physics course at IIT Hyderabad aims to provide students basic understanding in Physics in terms of offering various basic level courses coupled with hands-on training. In addition, the curriculum also contains Engineering courses, across departments which provide the bridge between engineering and technology. Moreover, the liberal art and creative art courses inculcate the capability in the students to express the ideas more effectively to the community. The curriculum is designed to provide students the depth needed to understand the advanced level physics courses followed by various courses such as, quantum mechanics, mathematical physics, statistical mechanics, condensed matter physics, particle physics, computational methods, laser technology, accelerator physics and photonics etc. In addition to these, advanced level courses on various research fields are offered. The Engineering Physics course is a real concoction of fundamental Physics and applied sciences and technology courses, which can ignite young minds to be driven towards creativity and innovation for new age technologies. 

The Engineering Physics program prepares students to face all kinds of challenging careers in industry, advanced study in engineering, science, and technology and in academia.

Gender-based and/or handicap (physics/ neurological)-based restrictions:      None

Engineering Science

Engineering Science is a unique interdisciplinary B.Tech program started at IIT Hyderabad for the first time in 2012. It focuses on the ‘T-EDUCATION’ model where the horizontal line in T corresponds to breadth while the vertical line corresponds to the depth. The curriculum is designed such that for the first two years of this program students take courses from different departments such as Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Material Science, Math, Physics and Chemistry. Later, eligible students will be given the option to select their core branch in the third year as per their preference and continue to specialize in them. The core options could be either Sciences or Engineering stream as it is left to the student choice. This ‘T’ based model gives a holistic perspective in engineering education. It is believed that the graduates from this program will excel in any organization because of their strong multidisciplinary background. However, if a student wishes he/she can continue in ES for four years. All the faculties in Engineering Science Program are adjunct faculties drawn from various branches. 10% of the existing batch will be permitted to enter in one particular specialization after completion of second year. However, there will be no cap on number of students continuing with four-year ES program. 

Industrial Chemistry

The chemical industry of India is a major contributor to the Indian economy, contributing 7% of the country's GDP.  The market size for the production of agrochemicals, fertilizers, and petrochemical sectors in India currently stands at US$178 billion and is expected to grow to US$300 billion by 2025. These fast-growing chemical/petrochemical industries have excessive demand for dedicated chemists/engineers with expertise in industrial skills to work on novel research and technological developments. The expertise to work in Industrial Chemistry has to transcend beyond the realm of a Chemistry Lab and focus on an application-oriented practical approach with sound knowledge of both engineering and fundamental Chemistry. Department of Chemistry has designed a unique 4 years B.Tech Program in Industrial Chemistry with particular emphasis on producing finest graduate students with adequate knowledge of Chemistry and technology to work in various chemical industries, such as pharma and drug design, polymer industry, petrochemical industries, and several industries in energy science. 

This program aims to promote academic excellence in solving Industrial Chemistry problems and provide the stimuli to students to excel in higher education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship in academia and industry. This B.Tech program offered by the Chemistry department at IITH is a perfect blend of advanced experimental/computational research, industry exposure, and co-curricular activities, offering vibrant experiences to budding engineers for various chemical industries. This program is expected to bridge the gap between Chemistry and Industry; this would be accomplished through training in current topics like Green Chemistry, materials for energy and environment, drug design and development, biochemistry, nanochemistry, machine learning, and computer simulations in Chemistry. Such an all-rounded training in basic and applied Chemistry will also enable them to handle any challenging real-world chemistry-oriented problems.

Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering (MSME) is an interdisciplinary science enriched engineering branch which deals with material discovery and design for applications, through the material paradigm (synthesis, characterization, structure, property, performance). Materials science and metallurgical engineering is a very fast evolving and expanding branch and thus the curriculum has to be constantly evolving. Currently, MSME offers teaching and research spanning across various disciplines of structural, functional and computational materials science.

A B.Tech graduate from MSME department at IITH is trained to be an expert at the core concepts as well as conscious of evolving multidisciplinary domains. The B.Tech curriculum at IITH is unique, which facilitates expansion of the core subject acumen as well as exposure to multidisciplinary courses. The curriculum allows a good opportunity to gain specialization within the department as well as across departments owing to a large number of free electives. The department electives are often trending subjects which expose the students to recent developments and popular subjects in materials science and metallurgical engineers. Students get opportunity and exposure to the state of art and sophisticated research facilities through project works. The department prepares its students for research roles as well as other professional roles by providing a conducive environment for all round development.

Gender based and/or handicap (physical/neurological)-based restrictions:  None

Mathematics and Computing

The curriculum is designed in a unique way to nurture future industry professionals and scientists. There are three stages of the curriculum. Students do introductory mathematics, physics, chemistry, life sciences, and bio-engineering courses in the first stage. The program also begins with courses on programming and skill development such as English communication, introduction to entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence, and creative arts electives.

The second stage is a phase of nurturing students to make them multiskilled both for industry and academics. During the 3rd to 5th semesters, the program covers the core foundational courses related to pure and applied aspects of Mathematics, Statistics and Computing from Maths, AI, CSE and EE Departments. The blend of carefully selected theoretical, applicable, and computing courses enable students to choose the career they wish to pursue. 

The third stage is all about exploration. The dream career that students decide to pursue by the end of the second stage begins from the 6th semester. The exploratory nature comes from the fact that 38 credits out of 46 credits from the 6th to 8th semesters come in electives. Students have 12 credits of free elective courses to choose from any department in the institute. The students have an option of a semester-long Industry project in the 6th semester. Department also offers credited research projects for two semesters in this stage up to a total of 6 credits.

Upon successfully completing the Mathematics and Computing program, students will be able to pursue the dream of industry professionals. This program also provides an opportunity for higher education in Mathematics, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence etc. in world-class universities.

Gender based and/or handicap (physical/neurological)-based restrictions:  None

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is the broadest of engineering disciplines. Founded on classical subjects like Mechanics, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing and Design, the field gives entry into the design, analysis and manufacturing of automobiles, aircraft, locomotives, ships, power-plants, and also inter-disciplinary areas like energy and environment, earth and planetary sciences, nuclear, fusion, solar, wind and alternate energy. The program at IIT Hyderabad is designed to train the students for jobs in modern industry in research and development, and also prepare them for higher studies in India and abroad.

Gender-based and/or handicap (physics/ neurological)-based restrictions:      None

Rules For Change Branch

At IIT Hyderabad we discontinued the branch change option for the students from the academic year 2021.


IIT Hyderabad boasts of a 242 strong faculty fraternity, with the ratio of full professors to Associate and Assistant being at a healthy 1 (45): 2 (87): 2 (110). Faculty members of the institute are not only involved in research that is at once both socially relevant and avant-garde but also are known for their pedagogical indulgence having been the harbingers of many a novel teaching methodology from fractal academics to flip teaching. 

Faculty members have continually nurtured their sense of belongingness as equal partners in the furtherance of the institute and actively contribute towards the same by assuming various administrative roles, from being a faculty advisor to serving on different committees. 

Faculty of IITH have garnered many recognition, both national and international. They have been recipients of many awards including the prestigious Young Scientist /Fellowship recognition from the different scientific societies of the country (INAE, INSA, INYAS, NASI, IAS). Many continue to serve on the editorial boards of reputed journals and on project review committees of major funding bodies like DST, DBT, etc. 

The diverse expertise among the faculty of IITH has allowed the institute to take the lead in establishing several unique undergraduate and graduate programs including BTech in Engineering Science (ES), Math and Computing (MnC), and more recently, Artificial Intelligence (AI). The ES and AI BTech programs are the first of their kind in the nation. Innovative MTech programs in AI, Climate Change, Data Science, along with several specialized areas like Additive Manufacturing, Energy Science and Technology, E-waste Resource Engineering and Management, Integrated Sensors Systems, Medical Device Innovation, Networks and Information Security, Polymers and Bio Systems Engineering, Smart Mobility are designed to meet the ever evolving and increasing technology needs of India.


Keeping in view the vision of IITH i.e. inventions and innovations, several state-of-the-art research laboratories have been set up, which are highly unique to IITH.  To name a few such facilities, the Institute has (a) Nanotechnology, (b) X-Materials Innovations Laboratory and (c) Cyber Physical Systems / Internet of Things, (d) High Performance Computing Center and many more centers are in the offing. IITH is the first IIT to offer a course on Digital Fabrication to the students. IITH has all the other infrastructure facilities, like library, access to almost all online publications, computing, networking, the campus is Wi-Fi enabled, state of the art workshops, and latest teaching and research laboratories.

Student Life at Institute

IIT Hyderabad is a residential campus, with well facilitated students’ hostels. All hostels are equipped with a LAN facility, solar water heaters and solar lighting. Banking services, 24X7 Medical service, Recreation rooms, Table Tennis rooms, Dance room, Music Room, Robotics room, Gym and TV room etc. give students a platform to go beyond the Academics.  Sports grounds which include Tennis courts, a fully sized Cricket ground, Volleyball courts, Football and Hockey grounds and indoor Badminton court, the sports facilities at IITH couldn’t be any better. Students are involved in numerous sports to enable them maintain their physical fitness and develop team spirit.  IITH provides hygienic mess facilities for all students with a menu which is always open to change as per the interest of the students, if necessary on a monthly basis.

 The student life at IITH has been and continues to be very eventful. There is a very visible flow of energy at the hostel with a lot of events and celebrations almost every month. Starting from Orientation Program & Fresher’s Night at the start of the academic year until the Farewell at the very end our calendar is fully packed with events of all kinds like the Ice cream nights for the foodies and DJ Nights for the people who want to dance their hearts out. The Sci-Tech week for all the geeks and of course the open mic nights for your timely dose for entertainment and culture and also not to forget the biggest Fests of Hyderabad, the techno-cultural fest of IITH-Elan & ηVision.

The College canteen, for when it’s not the mess working hours and almost all hostel blocks are equipped with vending machines, which are your hunger saviours during your late night binge eating. The Shiru café run by Japanese students which gives three free drinks to every student per day also requires a special mention.

A whole lot of club activities are carried on at the hostels. Students keep themselves involved in a lot of activities in the hostel and they are fascinating in their own way that no student cannot resist from participating in all of them. Apart from those, one may always see interaction between students not only for exchanging ideas, thoughts and innovations but also having fun.

Student Gymkhana is the student body which aims to bring the students together for their overall development and welfare. All the students of IIT Hyderabad are members of the Student Gymkhana and they are bound by the Student Gymkhana Constitution and functions through its Executive Council. These members manage all the activities in their respective areas with the Gymkhana President coordinating them all. They are selected through the general elections which are held at the end of each academic year. Each area has its own Council which helps the Secretaries in conducting various activities throughout the year. Some important councils being Science and Technology Council, Cultural and Literary Council, Sports Council, Hostel Affairs Council and Academic Affairs Council, Media and Public Relations Council. It oversees all the student festivals held at IITH as well.

Financial Assistance

As per Government of India norms.

Training & Placement

The Office of Career Services at IITH guides students towards diverse career opportunities via internships, placements and higher studies by facilitating interaction of students with industries, universities, government, and research organizations.  

IITH offers all the graduating students an opportunity to participate in the campus recruitment program. To give students a chance of solving some of the real time technological challenges of the industry during their UG program, IITH allows Semester-long Internship in all branches of BTech during 6th semester, from Jan-June along with the regular Summer Internship program.

Over the years, many national and international reputed companies from different sectors have been regularly participating in the campus selection process. Tie-ups with industrial giants and overseas universities provide students with national and international career opportunities.  These prestigious Industrial and Research opportunities broaden their perspectives in Technology as well as endow them with the adaptability, versatility, team spirit and disciplined work ethics.

IITH organizes “Japan Day” annually to encourage Japanese Companies keen in hiring Indian talents and to enable the students to explore career opportunities in Japan, broaden knowledge on areas of Technology in demand, career prospects and work culture in Japan.    

IITH witnessed a significant increase in the number of offers from National and International companies of various sectors like Government, Consulting, Banking, Analytics, IT, Finance, Research, Educational, Manufacturing, etc. for the academic year 2020-21. Around 195 companies registered for placements and a total of 325 offers were secured from 101 companies.  For Internships, 127 companies registered and a total of 225 offers were secured from 64 companies.  49 internship offers were converted to PPOs in 2020-21 and for the year 2021-22, we stand at 78 as on date.

Along with companies of Indian origin, we have noticed a tremendous increase in participation of international companies from countries like Japan, Taiwan, and Dubai resulting in 31 international Placement offers and 27 international Internship offers for the year 2020-21.  

Some of the major recruiters are: Accenture Japan, Adobe, Alphonso Inc, Amazon, Arcesium, BNY Mellon, Deloitte, DG Takano, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, I’m Beside You, Intel, KLA Tencor, Mathworks, Microsoft, Mondelez International, MTX, NTT-AT, Oracle, Qualcomm, Salesforce, Samsung, ServiceNow, Sprinklr, TSMC, Yokogawa etc.

IITH is a preferred choice for many recruiters due to its innovative academic program and research excellence. The Office of Career Services facilitates Placements & Internships throughout the year in two phases to allow a good interaction between the students and recruiters to maximise career opportunities for all the students.

Industry And Alumni Relations

The office of Alumni IITH believes its alumni to be its biggest strength. The main objective of our office is to efficiently network among the alumni and to keep them connected to the alma mater.  Alumni cell, a voluntary student body working closely with the alumni office, helps connect students & Alumni. Tech Talks, mentorship programs, Internship & career guidance are few activities that we have successfully flagged off with many more to start in the coming years.

IIT Hyderabad Alumni Association (IITHAA) is a big support in fulfilling our initiatives and engagement with the alumni of IITH.  They are a perfect interface between alumnus and institute. 

The alumni of IITH are very proactive in giving back to the institute both in -kind and money. We value our alumni and they are given special privileges to enjoy campus facilities. 

To recognize and reward our successful Alumni we have introduced Alumni Awards from this year 2020. 

Recreational/Extra Curricular activities

IIT Hyderabad aims to sculpt students to function as better citizens of the society by not only moulding the knowledge base of the students but their morale too. Students of IITH organize a yearly techno-cultural fest Elan & ηVision, showcasing the technical, cultural and management skills of students. Elan & ηVision was initiated in 2009 and the footfall proves the exponential growth that the fest experiences each year. It is usually held during spring, at the beginning of the year (January/February). The fest includes workshops, lectures, demonstrations, technical exhibitions, cultural performances and live concerts. Competitive activities cover design events, programming, simulations and modelling, quizzes, debates, applied engineering and robotics and various other technical events, some of which are decided by the existing technical clubs in IIT Hyderabad along with some informal events that never fail to amaze the crowd. Hostel General Championship "Milan"is a 10 days long inter-hostel celebration including activities in Sports, Cultural and SciTech to promote cohesiveness among the students.   Students with fun, joy and entertainment take part in the events to win the Championship.

E- Cell (Entrepreneurship cell) of IIT Hyderabad encourages students to bring in an idea, develop the model and put it to practice. This has led to a lot of start-ups from our institute. Students at IITH follow a motto that "IF YOU CANNOT DO GREAT THINGS, DO SMALL THINGS IN A GREAT WAY". The main motivator is the E-summit which conducted yearly, with prestigious companies collaborating and also giving in problem statements for students to bring out innovative ideas and pitch it

Extra Mural Lectures at IITH intends to bring eminent personalities from eclectic domains on one platform to talk about various subjects like art, social work, economics, psychology, sports, science etc. and inspire our IIT Hyderabad fraternity with insights that they could induce in their lives.

The variety of extracurricular life in IITH gives everyone an opportunity to find worthwhile and meaningful activities to pursue throughout their stay on campus. NSS at IIT Hyderabad is aimed at providing each student with a significant context in which he/she can reach a deeper understanding of social reality in India today. IIT Hyderabad's Sports is one of the more brilliant attractions of this campus life. Our fiery enthusiasm and zeal are embodied in our motto, "The name on the front of a jersey is more important than the name on the back". Sports facilities at IITH include a football ground, cricket ground, a hockey ground, a well-equipped swimming pool, floodlit synthetic courts for basketball, badminton, tennis, and multiple courts for volleyball. Facilities for indoor games like table tennis, caroms, and chess are also available. The recreational room homes a perfect environment to vent out stress by providing indoor team games foosball, pool, snooker and has a television available for personal use too. The calendar of IITH is packed with events like Fresher’s Interaction Sports Program during the first month of every year, Inter-Departmental Sports Meet where the students play for their department’s glory, regular friendly matches with other college teams, and most importantly the Inter-IIT Sports Meet. IITH made its mark in Inter-IIT sports history by becoming the first of the newer IITs to win a medal at the Inter-IIT Sports Meet, winning a Bronze Medal in Football. All-in-all, we believe that physical and mental health are an equally crucial part of one's success and IITH thrives to inculcate this culture in every individual.   

Location and Accessibility

IITH campus at Kandi is ahead of Patancheru on NH9 towards Sangareddy and is about a 60-minute drive from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad.


Reaching IITH

By bus from:

1.       Secunderabad Railway Station (50 km): via Begumpet, S.R.Nagar, Kukatpally, Miyapur, Chandanagar and Patancheru proceeding west on NH 9 past BHEL to Isnapur and continue on Mumbai high until you hit Kandi village.

2.       Nampally Railway Station (55 km); via Mehdipatnam, Lingampalli, Patancheru proceeding west on NH 9 past BHEL to Isnapur and continue on Mumbai high until you hit Kandi village

3.       Kacheguda Railway Station (60 km): By bus via Nampalli, Mehdipatnam, Lingampalli, Patancheru proceeding west on NH 9 past BHEL to Isnapur and continue on Mumbai high until you hit Kandi village

2.       Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (Afzalgunj) (75-90 min): via Mehdipatnam, BHEL, Pathancheru, Isnapur and Rudraram to reach IIT Hyderabad permanent campus in Kandi.

3.       Jubilee Bus Station (75-90 min): via Begumpet, S.R.Nagar, Kukatpally, Miyapur, Chandanagar and proceeding west on NH 9 past BHEL, Patancheru to Isnapur and Rudraram.


By MMTS (local train):

Board the MMTS local train bound for Lingampalli, get off at Chandanagar (2nd last stop), walk to the Mumbai highway (500-600 MTS), take bus to Patanchueru and follow the above route.


By Metro:

Board metro bound for Miyapur, get off at Miyapur, take a bus to Lingampally, follow the above suggested route to IIT Hyderabad.

Academic Programwise Seats breakup

Institute CodeProgram CodeAcademic Program NameState/All India SeatsSeat PoolOPENOPEN-PwDGEN-EWSGEN-EWS-PwDSCSC-PwDSTST-PwDOBC-NCLOBC-NCL-PwDTotal(includes Female Supernumerary)
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
107 4107 Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 12 0 2 1 5 0 3 0 9 0 32
32 8
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
(including "8" Supernumerary)
107 4109 Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 17 1 4 0 6 1 3 0 11 1 44
44 11
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 11
(including "11" Supernumerary)
107 410A Computational Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 4 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
12 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(including "3" Supernumerary)
107 410B Industrial Chemistry (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 4 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
12 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(including "3" Supernumerary)
107 410T Electrical Engineering (IC Design and Technology) (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 6 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 16
16 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
(including "4" Supernumerary)
107 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 18 1 5 0 6 1 3 1 13 0 48
48 12
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
(including "12" Supernumerary)
107 4111 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 18 1 5 0 7 0 4 0 12 1 48
48 12
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 12
(including "12" Supernumerary)
107 4117 Engineering Physics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 7 0 24
24 6
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 6
(including "6" Supernumerary)
107 4118 Engineering Science (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 11 0 2 1 3 1 2 0 8 0 28
28 7
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 7
(including "7" Supernumerary)
107 4124 Mathematics and Computing (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 7 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 16
16 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
(including "4" Supernumerary)
107 4125 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 17 2 5 0 7 0 4 0 12 1 48
48 12
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
(including "12" Supernumerary)
107 4161 Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 6 0 24
24 6
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
(including "6" Supernumerary)
107 4185 Artificial Intelligence (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 10 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 7 0 24
24 6
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 6
(including "6" Supernumerary)
107 4191 Biomedical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 7 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 0 16
16 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
(including "4" Supernumerary)
107 4199 Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 4 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
12 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(including "3" Supernumerary)
     Total Seats 193 10 0 0 72 4 36 2 131 6 505
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