Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad Overview

  Hyderabad   UGC, AICTE, MHRD   ESTD 2008
  Hyderabad   UGC, AICTE, MHRD   ESTD 2008

About College

IIT Hyderabad Overview

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad was established in 2008, by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Government of Japan lent over the financial assistance for this 576 acres of land. Earlier, there was a temporary institute campus setup in Ordnance Factory. Later on, it was shifted to its original current campus at Kandi.

IIT Hyderabad offers many engineering courses on undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels. The institute offers B.Tech., M.Tech, B.Des, M. Sc., PhD courses in various subjects like Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Engineering Physics, Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Physics etc.

In QS World University Rankings 2018, IITGN is ranked 196 in Asia. Among BRICS nations, IITGN is ranked 100 among other colleges in India. National Institutional Ranking Framework has placed the Institute on 9th position in 2019. In 2018, IIT Hyderabad ranking was 22nd by NIRF.

B.V.R. Mohan Reddy is the chairperson of the institute. He is the motivator of the institute who works diligently with the ambitious and dedicated team of faculty members. The faculty makes students’ academic journey successful and create excellence and leaders of tomorrow.

There are 13 departments in the institute with nine engineering departments like Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering etc.

IIT Hyderabad  Courses and Fees Structure

IIT Hyderabad offers 18 engineering courses on different academic levels. IIT Hyderabad courses in B.Tech are offered in the several specializations including Engineering Science, Engineering Physics, Mathematics and Computing, Chemical Engineering etc.

IIT Hyderabad M.Tech courses are available in sponsored and executive options. IIT Hyderabad PhD programs include Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc.

The duration of all the courses offered in the institute range from two to five years. Fees for the UG, PG and doctorate courses are 8.64 lakhs for B. Tech, 4.02 lakhs for M. Tech and 3.34 lakhs for the PhD course. The college also offers IIT Hyderabad MBA on the PG level of management studies with a duration of two years.

IIT Hyderabad Course Highlights

  • On UG level, the institute offers full-time four-year engineering courses.        
  • On PG level, IIT Hyderabad offers full-time two-year engineering courses.
  • On the doctorate level, the institute offers full-time five-year engineering courses.
  • The institute offers full-time two-year Executive PG engineering courses.

IIT Hyderabad Admission Process

The qualifying exam score is the deciding factor for all candidates to get admission in the engineering courses on UG, doctorate and PG levels. A certain score is required by B.Tech candidates in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) and by M.Tech candidates in the Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering (GATE). After JEE test, Joint Seat Allocation Authority conducts a counselling round which is followed by a personal interview round. PhD candidates require a certain score in the qualifying exam conducted by the isnstitute.

  •  For admission in full-time M.Tech course, GATE score is considered. To know about IIT Hyderabad M.Tech admission 2019, one can check the official page of the institution. 
  •  For admission in full-time B.Tech course, JEE Mains score is considered.
  •  For admission in the PhD course, qualifying exam marks are considered.

IIT Hyderabad Placements

IIT Hyderabad holds great placement record over the past few years. The Placement Cell of the institute facilitates under the director of the institute U.B. Desai. Till date IIT Hyderabad highest packages offered is Rs. 40 LPA. Foreign internships are also offered to students.

Students are trained for the placements in advance. Personality development and other similar skills are sharpened in the current batch students to make them ready for the competitive world. Many companies visit the IIT Hyderabad campus with lots of job opportunities offering attractive salary packages.

Top recruiters of the institute include Flipkart, Amazon, Maruti, TCS, Qualcomm, ISRO, Renault,  GE etc. Last year Goldman Sachs and Qualcomm company made the highest offer. To know the details of IIT Hyderabad recruitment one can visit the IIT Hyderabad official website.

IIT Hyderabad Placements Statistics for 2018

No. of students participated 424
No. of companies participated 258
IIT Hyderabad Highest Package offered  40 LPA
Average Salary Package offered  11.5 LPA
Highest recruiting branch Computer Science and Engineering 
Highest recruiting sector Information Technology

IIT Hyderabad Result and Cut off

JEE Mains and GATE cut off list is announced after the result of these exams is declared for the year. The decision of student’s admission in the particular program is decided on the basis of the cut off list. The cut off list includes the scores of each section of the qualifying test that candidates are required to cross.

For B.Tech program, JEE Mains cut off score is considered and for M.Tech candidates, GATE cut off score is considered. The PhD candidates have to cross the cut-off score in the qualifying exam.

The cut off list is prepared based on the combined factors of the number of participating candidates, the difficulty level of the qualifying exam and availability of seats in each program.

IIT Hyderabad Cutoff 2018 for JEE-Advanced (Closing Rank)

Course Specialization Category
General SC ST OBC
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 769 174 134 309
Engineering Physics 3306 1161 375 2424
Mathematics and Computing 1089 530 NA 736
Electrical Engineering 2009 612 164 911
Mechanical Engineering 2942 691 194 1192
Civil Engineering 5266 780 292 2127
Chemical Engineering 5148 1270 674 2163
Engineering Science 3212 1230 764 1770
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 6094 1599 816 2752

IIT Hyderabad Alumni Network

IIT Hyderabad has its official alumni network. The institute tries its best to maintain cordial relations with the alumni members. The institute boasts of its alumni for attaining huge success. Even present students are encouraged and benefitted by the alumni.

IIT Hyderabad alumni are kept updated about the happenings of the institute on social media platforms. They also bring success and growth to the institute by helping it in many ways. Current batch students sometimes get the opportunity for internship programme because of the alumni.

IIT Hyderabad Scholarships

Merit Cum Means scholarship is given to the poor and meritorious students on the condition that the parent’s annual income should not be more than 5 lakhs per annum. Special scholarships for SC, OBC and ST students are provided by the government.

With a CGPA score of at least 6.0 and the family’s annual income between one to five lakhs, tuition fee waiver facility is also provided to these students. 

IIT Hyderabad Campus Facilities

IIT Hyderabad address is located at Sangareddy. IIT Hyderabad new campus has many separate buildings for different activities like sports block, dining rooms, hostel blocks, library with more than 30,000 books, journals and periodicals. Students can get good quality South Indian and North Indian food in the canteen.

Each hostel has a mess and dining hall. Inside the campus, there is a transport facility for all, cafe, research labs and spacious, clean and comfortable accommodation. All these facilities make IIT Hyderabad campus a perfect place for students. To know about how to reach IIT Hyderabad one can check the map.


Source Rank
NIRF (Engineering) 2018 9
NIRF (Overall) 2017 26
NIRF (Engineering) 2017 10
The Week 22
The Times Group 60