Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi – 2021

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT Delhi) was established by the Act of Delhi Government (The IIIT Delhi Act 2007) as a state government public institution in 2008 temporarily at the Netaji Subhash University of Technology campus at Sector 3. However, it moved to its present campus in 2012 in an area of 25 acres and was awarded as an autonomous university to decide its education policy and administrative matters for efficient functionality. Hence, this institution is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) as an ‘A’ Grade University.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where IIIT Delhi gave its reports.

Courses Offered at IIIT Delhi

IIIT Delhi offers merely 8 courses in undergraduate programs and just 9 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering.

Students Intake at IIIT Delhi

Students Intake
IIIT Delhi admitted 495 students in 2021, 426 students in 2020, and 382 students in 2019 at UG programs, and it admitted 229 students each in 2021 and 2020, respectively at PG programs.
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IIIT Delhi has 106 distinguished professors at its faculty and 91.51% of them are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:18, that is, one professor is available for every 18 students.

IIIT Delhi Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, IIIT Delhi spent Rs. 14.2 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 12.19% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, 16.25% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, a considerable 29.52% spent on engineering workshop, and a whopping 42.04% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 57 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 61 crores.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, IIIT Delhi spent over Rs. 68.6 crores as an operational expenditure, of which a good 44.4% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staffs, a considerable 49.6% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and remaining 5.8% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 56 crores in 2020 and Rs. 95 crores in 2019. The spending as an operational expenditure has also increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

IIIT Delhi Research Details

Sponsored Projects
IIIT Delhi has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 11.7 crores through the 105 sponsored research projects from 45 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 5 and Rs. 3.3 crores through 54 and 26 sponsored research projects from 23 and 15 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
IIIT Delhi received Rs. 87 lakhs through 15 consultancy projects from the same number of 15 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 65 and Rs. 67 lakhs through 20 and 13 consultancy projects from the same number of 20 and 13 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

IIIT Delhi Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At IIIT Delhi, 280 students were admitted to UG degree courses and 80.22% of them were awarded graduations, of whom 91.39% got placements at top companies and 14 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 80.83% students were awarded graduations, of whom 94.28% got placements and 16 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 83.14% students were awarded graduations, 23 were selected for higher studies remaining all of them got placements in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, 91.96% of students were awarded graduations, of whom 97.5% got placements at top companies and 6 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 86.36% students were awarded graduations, of whom 99.08% got placements and 5 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 93.75% students were awarded graduations, of whom 96% got placements and 5 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, IIIT Delhi admitted 185 students to research studies, of whom 9 were awarded graduations in 2021, 13 and 14 students were awarded graduations in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 15 LPA in 2021, Rs. 13 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 12 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 14 LPA in 2021, Rs. 15 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 10 LPA in 2019.
As IIIT Delhi is in Delhi where many IT and IT-related companies are there, moreover, it is very accessible to all parts of India and the World, so many big companies such as Accenture, Adobe, Amazon, Digital Green, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Directi, PayTM, Siemen, Qualcomm, etc., are hiring graduates from this institution at good pay.

Students Diversity at IIIT Delhi

As IIIT Delhi has a modest campus area, therefore a modest number of 1937 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 77.49% are boys and a good percentile of 22.51% are girls; a considerable number of 1192 students are from within the state, a decent number of 655 students from outside of the state and a good number of 90 from foreign countries.

Facilities on IIIT Delhi Campus

Besides many facilities available in the Capital and Metropolitan City Delhi, there are many facilities such as Design and Innovative Labs, ECE Labs, IT infrastructure, Green Policy, Guest House, FMS, Health Center, Photo Gallery, etc., are available in IIIT Delhi campus for students’ convenience.

Campus Festivals at IIIT Delhi

Odyssey is the annual cultural festival celebrated for 2 days where more than 45 events such as theater, Dance, Fun, Literary, Arts, Gaming, Life Style, Photography, Music, etc., are being conducted and 25000 participants are participating and Celebrities from all the fields are being felicitated.

ESYA is the annual technical festival being celebrated with fun, games, and competitions in various events such as Hackathons, Robotics, Coding, Fun & Literary, etc., to create interest in the fields of their interests. This festival is being celebrated for two days in August with an abundance of various events.


IIIT Delhi is in Delhi which is the Capital and Metropolitan City of India where the transport system is maintained well. As Delhi is the Capital, it has many big railway stations and an international airport is available. New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS) and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station which are at the distances of 15.8 km and 8.7 km away from the institution available for train travelers, and Indira Gandhi International Airport is around 16.6 km away from this institution are also available for air travelers. Therefore, students from anywhere in India and the World can commute to this institution without any hindrance.

How to Get Admission at IIIT Delhi

For UG courses at IIIT Delhi: Students who passed the +2 or appearing for the +2 exam with a minimum of 70% marks in aggregate from all subjects can take and should clear JEE Main, however, for B. Tech (CSD) and B. Tech (CSSS) courses candidates are selected through IIIT Delhi Administrative Process using UCEED ranks based on +2 marks apart from JEE Main and these candidates should have done their schooling from schools that located in National Capital Delhi (NCT).

For PG courses: Students who passed a bachelor’s degree or are appearing for the final exam can take and should clear the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). However, candidates who have not appeared in the GATE exam can also apply for PG programs and this selection is based on the percentage of marks obtained in respective UG courses, and shortlisted candidates are requested to appear in an online interview to get admission to this institution.

Fee Structure at IIIT Delhi

Students need to pay a whopping Rs. 15 lakhs as fees for UG courses at IIIT Delhi, however, the saving grace is they can get an impressive salary of Rs. 15 LPA at top companies and they get back this amount within a one-and-half year, so the burden of fees would be eased soon.

IIIT Delhi Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: IIIT Delhi has a good faculty and better infrastructure for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 54.79%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: IIIT Delhi has many distinguished professors and research scholars, so it scored 31.79%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As IIIT Delhi has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 68.04%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: IIIT Delhi has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, however, it gives preference to the students who have done schooling in NCT, so it scored 39.39% in outreach and inclusivity, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: IIIT Delhi has a good faculty, good infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it is not got much popularity like first-generation IITs, so it scored 13.24% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

IIIT Delhi got 44.85% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 63.

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