IIIT, Hyderabad – 2021

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) was founded in 1998 as a Not-for-Profit Public-Private Partnership (N-PPP). It is located in Hyderabad, Telangana. IIIT Hyderabad is the first of its kind established in India; it has evolved research programmes with an emphasis on technology and applied research over the years. Hence, several world-renewed centres of excellence are part of the IIIT Hyderabad research portfolio. It has established various collaboration and co-invention models with national and international companies. Its innovative curriculum allows the students the flexibility to choose their courses of interest and projects. It encourages undergraduate students to participate in ongoing research and technology development, because of this, a vibrant undergraduate program co-exists along with a strong post-graduate program.

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 Hyderabad gave its reports.

Courses Offered at IIIT Hyderabad

IIIT Hyderabad offers just 2 courses in undergraduate programmes, a modest number of 8 courses in dual degree programmes and merely 4 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at IIIT Hyderabad

Students Intake
IIIT Hyderabad admitted 205 students each in 2021 and 2020, respectively, and 150 students in 2019 at UG courses; 121 students in 2021, 125 students in 2020, and 170 students in 2019 at dual degree courses; and 170 students in 2021 and 160 students in 2020 at PG courses.
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IIIT Hyderabad has 103 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 95.14% are PhD holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:15, that is, one professor is available for every 15 students.

IIIT Hyderabad Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
IIIT Hyderabad spent Rs. 8.43 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 11.17% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a massive 66.84% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 0.28% spent on engineering workshops, and a considerable 21.71% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. Spending as capital expenditure was Rs. 6 crores in 2020 and Rs. 13 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
IIIT Hyderabad spent over Rs. 47 crores as operational expenditure in 2021, of which a galatic 71.35% of its fund spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 27.81% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.84% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was over 45 crores each in 2021 and 2020, respectively. The spending as operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

IIIT Hyderabad Research Details

As IIIT Hyderabad has good faculty and good infrastructure and also has tie-ups with foreign centers in the field of research and development, it filed 10 patents in 2021 and 6 patents in 2020, however, it did not get any, but it got 2 patents in 2019 from 5 patents applications it filed.
Sponsored Projects
As IIIT Hyderabad has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 27.4 crores through the 153 sponsored research projects from 63 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 12 and Rs. 11.4 crores through 150 and 162 sponsored research projects from 70 and 52 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
IIIT Hyderabad received Rs. 22 lakhs through 8 consultancy projects from 8 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 84 and Rs. 72 lakhs through 28 and 12 consultancy projects from 26 and 10 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

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UG Graduations & Placements
At IIIT Hyderabad, 142 students have been admitted to UG degree courses and 80.28% of them have graduated, of whom 98.15% got placements at top companies and 6 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 91.15% of students graduated in 2020, of whom 94.21% of got placements and 13 were selected for higher studies; and 88.14% students graduated in 2019, of whom all got placements and remaining 12 were selected for higher studies.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programmes, 95.27% of students have graduated in 2021, of whom all got placements at top companies and the remaining 5 were selected for higher studies; all students graduated in 2020, of whom 95.33% got placements and none was selected for higher studies; and 94.83% of students graduated in 2019, of whom 97.27% got placements and none was selected for higher studies.
Dual Degree Graduations & Placements
At the dual degree programmes, 63.21% of students have graduated in 2021, of whom all got placements at top companies and the remaining 1 was selected for higher studies; 88.77% of students graduated in 2020, of whom 96.05% got placements and 11 were selected for higher studies; and 42.11% of students graduated in 2019, of whom all got placements and remaining 3 were selected for higher studies.
PhD Research Programmes
In the PhD research programme, IIIT Hyderabad 174 students were admitted to research studies, of whom 11 students graduated in 2021, 17 students graduated in 2020, and 12 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG graduates: Rs. 19 LPA in 2021, Rs. 20 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 22 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of Dual Degree Graduates: Rs. 22 LPA in 2021, Rs. 18.7 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 22.5 LPA in 2019.

Median Salary of PG graduates: Rs. 16 LPA in 2021, Rs. 19 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 16.2 LPA in 2019.
Top and high-paying recruiters such as Adobe, Alpha Grep, Amazon, Cohesity, Arcesium, Deloitte, Facebook, Fanatics, Goldman Sachs, Google, HSBC, Huawei, Indeed, Jio, Opex, Qualcomm, Samsung, etc., are ready to absorb graduates from IIIT Hyderabad for their companies.

Students Diversity at IIIT Hyderabad

Thousand five hundred and twenty-four students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 82.87% are boys and a decent number of 17.13% are girls, 263 students are from within the state, 1139 students from outside of the state, and 122 students from foreign countries.

Facilities on IIIT Hyderabad Campus

IIIT Hyderabad has a lot of facilities that students can benefit from. It has laboratories, high-performance computing facilities, a library, digital library, hostels, sports, dining facilities, gymnasium, yoga, lift/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at IIIT Hyderabad

Felicity is the annual cultural-tech fest being celebrated at the beginning of the spring semester where many diverse events are organised that represent all the sections of the people and everyone has the opportunity to participate in. Besides cultural events, technical competitions from ‘Online Treasure Hunt’ to ‘CodeCraft’ are being organised to induce the interest of the students in technical skills and exhilarate them with these. Moreover, inaugural music events, camp nights, and many more events and activities are organised to make students enthralled.


IIIT Hyderabad is in Hyderabad, the IT City and the Capital of Telangana, so the transportation system is maintained well. Secunderabad Junction Railway Station is 23.1 kms away from this institution. Moreover, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is available for air travellers, which is at a distance of 31.2 kms from the institution, therefore students from India and the world can commute to this institution easily.

How to Get Admission at IIIT Hyderabad

For UG courses at IIIT Hyderabad: Candidates are selected by two modes, (1) through Special Channels of Admission (SPEC) mode and another mode is JEE Main mode. Let us see these modes :
    1. Passed 12th class or equivalent with Maths, Physics, and Chemistry and belong to any one of the following categories:
      1. Qualified for the UDAAN scheme of CBSE.
      2. Studied at a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) at least for the last two years.
      3. Students who have currently enrolled in the 4th semester of an integrated, 6 year 12th + B. Tech program (after the 10th class).
Applicants in the mode need to appear for a computer-based entrance exam conducted by IIIT Hyderabad. The exam will test applicants on subject proficiency. Subject proficiency test for 60 minutes held in multiple centres across many cities and then short-listed candidates from this exam will have to clear an interview to gain admission. The decision on the final offer of admission is solely based on the interview performance.
  1. JEE Main total percentile in this exam is mandatory for application to this mode of admission. For the candidate who attempted the JEE Main exam more than once out of 4 sessions, the best percentile of the attempts will be considered. Ties among applicants in the total percentile are resolved by considering first the maths, then the physics, and then the chemistry percentiles from the corresponding exam before ranking all the applicants. Any ties at the subject level among applicants will be handled by assigning the same rank to the applicants who will then be treated on par. Class 12 marks have no bearing on the ranking and seat allotment. For PG courses: Candidates are selected through the postgraduate students status program.

Fee Structure at IIIT Hyderabad

Students need to pay Rs. 12 lakhs as fees for UG courses at IIIT Hyderabad, however, the saving grace is they can get an impressive salary of Rs. 19 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

IIIT Hyderabad Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: IIIT Hyderabad has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 50.76%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: IIIT Hyderabad has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got patents for some innovative technologies, so it scored 33.07%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As IIIT Hyderabad has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 71.08%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: IIIT Hyderabad has students from every section and every part of India, however, it is not impressive, so it scored 51.44%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: IIIT Hyderabad 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 a new institution, so it scored 26.15% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

IIIT Hyderabad got 47.12% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 54.

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