Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad Overview

  Allahabad   AICTE, UGC   ESTD 1999
  Allahabad   AICTE, UGC   ESTD 1999

About College

Indian Institute of Information Technology or IIIT Allahabad was established in 1999. The institute earned the ‘Deemed University’ status in the year 2000. 

This public university, a centre of excellence in Information Technology, got IIIT Act passed in 2004. This university is funded by the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development). 

IIIT Allahabad offers many engineering courses on different academic levels. The institute offers postgraduate, undergraduate and doctorate courses for time periods from two to five years. Integrated courses in various specializations are also available in the institute. Courses offered in the IIIT Allahabad include MBA, M.Tech, B.Tech and B. Tech + M. Tech. 

This reputed institute has received tremendous rankings over the years. IIIT Allahabad ranking is 5th on the list of Top Ten Government Engineering Colleges by India Today. The Times has placed IIIT Allahabad in the Top 150 Engineering Institute list, 2018.

National Institutional Ranking Framework has ranked IIIT Allahabad 82 among other engineering colleges in 2019. The institute has also been given place in top ten universities in QS University Rankings by Region 2019.

82 faculty members run the institute under the guidance of the director and the chairman of the institute. Prof. P. Nagabhushan is the director of the institute and Shri Ravi Kant is the chairperson of the Board of Governors (BoD).

IIIT Allahabad faculty members are experts with years of teaching experience, which helps to take the students’ academic life to light. Students’ weaknesses are well examined by the faculty members and the efforts by them are made in the right direction to make them understand even the deepest and toughest subjects.

IIIT Allahabad Courses and Fees Structure

IIIT Allahabad courses are offered on many undergraduate, postgraduate and integrated courses level. B. Tech courses are offered in various subjects such as Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering.

IIIT Allahabad M. Tech courses are offered in subjects like Robotics Engineering, Software Engineering, Micro Electronics, Bioinformatics, Human-Computer Interaction etc.

Integrated courses include specializations in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Microelectronics, Electronics and Communication Engineering + Biomedical Engineering etc. The IIIT Allahabad fee structure for all the courses ranges between 1.04 lakhs to 1.14 lakhs.

More details on the IIIT Allahabad fees can be obtained on their official website. The duration of the courses is held over a duration of two to five years. IIIT Allahabad MBA courses are also provided for interested students.

IIIT Allahabad Course Highlights

  • On UG level, the institute offers two full-time four-year engineering courses in B.Tech programme.
  • On PG level, the institute offers two full-time two-year engineering courses in M.Tech programmes.
  • The institute offers full-time Integrated courses for five years in both B.Tech and M.Tech programmes.
  • On doctorate level, Ph.D course is available in Electronics and Communiation.

IIIT Allahabad Admission Process

All the applicants are admitted to the engineering courses on the basis of the marks obtained in qualifying score. JEE Main score and GATE scores are the deciding factors for IIIT Allahabad admission in the courses offered by the institute. B. Tech applicants require a certain JEE score for admission in the course. M. Tech applicants require to score a certain IIIT Allahabad GATE cutoff to get admitted to the course. The integrated courses require certain marks in the qualifying exam too.

The final selection of the candidates depends on the combined score of the previous exam, qualifying exam and the personal interview round score. 

  • For admission in full-time B. Tech course, JEE Main score is considered.
  • For admission in full-time M. Tech course, GATE score is considered.
  • For admission in the full-time integrated course, JEE Mains score is considered.
  • For IIIT Allahabad PhD admission 2019, the candidate needs a decent academic score and has to appear for a personal interview.

IIIT Allahabad Placements 

IIIT Allahabad placements are much awaited for the students of the institute. The placement procedure starts with invitations sent to companies. A Pre-placement talk happens that brings clarity to the students on the requirements of the recruiting companies.

The selection process starts and the shortlists are announced. IIIT Allahabad Placement Cell selects students on the basis of the combined results in the previous exam, the qualifying exam and the personal interview round. IIIT Allahabad branch wise placement are offered to the students.

Internships are offered to B. Tech students in their last semester for exposure and understanding of the real competitive world. In, IIIT Allahabad M. Tech placements,  students often receive the highest salary package. The IIIT Allahabad highest package offered was 65 lakh per annum.

Top recruiters of the institute include Google, Samsung, Facebook, Flipkart, Finserv, Aricent, IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle etc.

Placement Statistics of IIIT Allahabad 

Placement Percentage 100%
Dream jobs placement  75%
Highest Salary Package 65 LPA
Average Salary Package  6.6 LPA
Number of companies visited 69
Number of students placed 1509

IIIT Allahabad Result and Cut off 

Candidates are selected for admission in a particular course on the basis of the IIIT Allahabad cut off score declared by the university.

The IIIT Allahabad cutoff score is the mark which decides the candidates’ admission on the basis of the performance in the qualifying exam. M. Tech and B.

Tech applicants have to cross the cut off mark to get admitted to the institute. B. Tech is required to cross the JEE Mains cut off score while M. Tech candidates are required to cross the GATE cut off score.

The cut off marks are finalized on the basis of the number of participating students, their highest marks in the qualifying exam, the difficulty level of the exam and number of seats available in the institute.

JEE Mains is followed by a Joint Seat Allocation Authority counselling round.  The IIIT Allahabad MTech Cutoff is expressed in marks scored in GATE exams while for JEE, it is denoted by opening and closing ranks.

JEE Mains cut-off for IIIT Allahabad (Closing Ranks)

Course  OBC General  SC ST
Electronics and Communication Engineering 9045 12004 3810 2072
Information Technology 5444 8189 3739 2222

IIIT Allahabad Alumni Network

The alumni network is the strength of any institute to showcase their achievements in a rightful manner. The talented and youthful students have risen to fame and great accomplishments from the students. IIIT Allahabad ensures to maintain a strong bond with each alumni member.

For this, the institute remains connected to the alumni members through various resources. The notable alumni members include Harsh Suryanarayana, who is popular by the name of Humblefool. He is the first Red Coder from the country but unfortunately, an accident took his life in 2014.

IIIT Allahabad Scholarships

Many scholarships are provided to the meritorious and poor students of the Institute on merit cum means basis. Undergraduate and postgraduate minority students are provided scholarships by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. Post Matric scholarships or technical education scholarships are also provided by the institute. 

IIIT Allahabad Campus Facilities

IIIT Allahabad campus offers many facilities that any student can desire for in an institute. The IIIT Allahabad address can be located at Jhalwa near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

The amenities provided in the campus is a medical facility, computer centre equipped with the latest software, a dining hall that serves veg and non-veg meals, spacious accommodation with power backup, a big library with books and e-journals, gymnasium, outdoor activity area etc. In short,  IIIT Allahabad campus has it all. 

The IIIT Allahabad hostel is provided to the outstation students. The hostel provides many facilities to the residents which include air conditioning, mess halls, all night canteens, banks, post offices, a sports complex and transportation services.


Source Rank
NIRF (2018) 90
India Today 11
Outlook India 12
QS BRICS (2018) 125