IIT Hyderabad - Indian Institute of Technology - [IITH]

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Updated on: January 30, 2023 | 3:28 am, January 30, 2023 | 3:28 am

IIT Hyderabad BTech Cutoff 2022

The table given below shows the JEE Advanced round 1 opening ranks and round 6 closing ranks for the general category students: 

Courses IIT Hyderabad BTech Cutoff 2021
Opening Rank Closing Rank
Artificial Intelligence 330 676
Biomedical Engineering  5980 7586
Biotechnology and Bioinformatics  4358 7672
Chemical Engineering  4145 6079
Civil Engineering  5768 7775
Computational Engineering  1089 1383
Computer Science and Engineering  191 521
Electrical Engineering  1164 2094
Engineering Physics 1897 5408
Engineering Science  2155 3902
Industrial Chemistry 6092 7506
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering  5537 8154
Mathematics and Computing 642 1075
Mechanical Engineering  2351 4787

IIT Hyderabad MTech Cutoff 2022 (Expected)

The table below shows the GATE 2020 cutoff for each specialization of the M.Tech program. IIT Hyderabad admitted students for each specialization as per the rank mentioned below:

IIT Hyderabad MTech Cutoff 2020
Specialization Opening rank
Artificial Intelligence 789
Biomedical Engineering 616
Biotechnology 602
Chemical Engineering 529
Computer Science and Engineering 779
Electrical Engineering 778
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 694
Integrated Senior Systems 756
Mechanics 769
Aerospace Engineering 731

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IIT Hyderabad is among 8 second generation IITs that came into existence in 2008. It has been ranked 9th in the NIRF 2022 (Engineering Category) rankings. For the first time, the institute has secured a position in the 601-650 band of QS rankings. IIT Hyderabad offers courses in the streams of Engineering, Science, Design, and Technology. Fees for the BTech program is INR 8.8 Lacs whereas  for the M.Tech program range between INR 70k to 10 Lacs. Admissions at IIT Hyderabad are based on national-level exam scores such as JEE Advanced, GATE, and IIT JAM. Candidates qualifying for the  are shortlisted for the final admissions. 

  • Is IIT Hyderabad a good IIT? Yes, IIT Hyderabad in the past three years has improved in its overall performance and has been ranked 14th in the NIRF overall category. It is ranked 9th in the NIRF Engineering category 2022 and 7th in the ARIIA rankings 2021.
  • Why is IIT Hyderabad famous? IIT Hyderabad in the past 5 years has created a good caliber for student learning through a fractal academic system. The education system of the institute now includes interactive learning, excellent research facilities, and strong industry collaborations.
  • Is IIT Hyderabad private or government? IIT Hyderabad is a government institute established under the Institute of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2011. 
  • How are IIT Hyderabad placements? IIT Hyderabad placements include top-notch companies such as JP Morgan, Flipkart, Microsoft, Indeed, and Zomato. In 2021, the average package offered at IIT Hyderabad was INR 23 LPA and the highest salary package offered was INR 65 LPA. 
  • What is the cutoff for IIT Hyderabad? As per the previous year's data, the last rank admitted to the B.Tech CSE program in round 1 was 521 under the Gender Neutral category. And, for the BTech AI, the last rank admitted was 676.

IIT Hyderabad is an Institute of National Importance (INI) and is becoming one of the Top 10 engineering colleges in India. It is the only second generation IIT which has been included in the top 10 list of NIRF rankings. What makes IIT Hyderabad one of the Top 10 Engineering colleges in India? The constant introduction of new courses, improvement in the rankings, fractal curriculum in academics and many more factors distinguish IIT Hyderabad from others. Given below are some of the key facts elaborating the milestones of the college:

IIT Hyderabad Ranking

In India, IIT Hyderabad is ranked 8th among all other IITs. The past 5 years' data of the NIRF shows constant growth of the institute. Earlier in 2017, NIRF ranked IIT Hyderabad in 10th position which moved up to 9th in 2018. Since 2018, the institute has fixed its position at 8.

In the world rankings, IIT Hyderabad has significantly improved from being in 1300+ for the past 4 years to be in the top 600 in QS rankings 2021. It has also secured 7th place in the ARIIA rankings 2021 which was earlier at 19 in 2020. For more such information, visit .

Year NIRF (Engineering) NIRF (Overall) NIRF (Research) ARIIA QS Asia
2023 NA NA NA NA 581-590 (World Ranking)
2022 9 14 12 - -
2021 8 16 - 7 220
2020 8 17 - 19 201
2019 8 22 - 10 198
2018 9 22 - - 196

IIT Hyderabad Research

The very basic foundation of IIT Hyderabad is research and innovation. It provides research facilities to students in almost every domain. Scholars working on projects are provided equipment facilities like Lab6 transmission Electron, Microscope with Accessories Model Jeh-2100 (HR), Advanced Confocal Microscope System, Semiconductor, Device Analyzer, etc.

The institute has 679 crores of funds and 50 labs for the same purpose. IIT Hyderabad’s 5G technology research project is one of the best research projects in the country. To make it more efficient, . The institute has 1668 similar projects in major areas like Additive Manufacturing, Catalyst, Climate Change, etc. 

IIT Hyderabad Academics

To keep the curriculum fresh and relevant, IIT Hyderabad is constantly adding new courses for the past few years. The institute is the first one in the run to introduce ‘Machine Learning’ and ‘Artificial Intelligence’ courses among all the IITs. It is also the first institute to launch MTech in Data Science for working professionals. Here are some of the recent courses introduced by IIT Hyderabad in its academia:

IIT Hyderabad New Courses

Another major step in its curriculum is the introduction of Fractal academics. The fractal system in the curriculum has reduced the gap between theory and practicals, made the academics more interdisciplinary, increased industry interaction, and has given a more researched UG curriculum. The new academic system involves core and elective courses, seminar series by discipline experts, focus group discussions, field visits, and research thesis. 

IIT Hyderabad Faculty

is a distinguishing factor of the institute compared to other colleges. Currently, there are 252 faculty members including Professors, Associate Professors, and Assistant Professors. The faculty members of the institute follow an open-door policy. This enables students to visit the members even after class hours for consultation and doubts. IIT Hyderabad has a healthy faculty-to-student ratio of 1:13. 

IIT Hyderabad Courses

IIT Hyderabad offers BTech, BDes, MSc, MTech, MDes, MA, and PhD programs at UG, PG, and Doctoral level. Selection criteria for each course include national-level exam scores and participation in the counselling process. Candidates with no national level exam score can apply for the Online courses and still get a degree from IIT Hyderabad. 

  • At the UG level, the institute offers BTech and BDes. 
  • At the PG level, MTech, MDes, MSc, and Master of Development Studies. 
    • For working professionals, the institute offers Executive MTech, Executive MTech in Biodesign. 
  • At the PhD level, IIT Hyderabad offers PhD programs. 
  • For foreign nationals, the institute offers 2 year MTech. 

The table below represents details of the major courses offered at IIT Hyderabad

IIT Hyderabad Courses
Name Eligibility Fees
  Eligibility: Pass in the 12th class examination with 60% marks
Selection Criteria: +
INR 8.88 lacs
Eligibility: 4-year BTech./ BE degree in any engineering discipline or an MSc/ MS/ MCA degree in CS/ IT/ Maths
Selection Criteria: + followed by PI round
INR 1.60 Lacs
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 board examination
Selection Criteria: scores
INR 8.88 Lacs
Eligibility Criteria: B.Des, BFA, or BE degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST)
Selection Criteria: score
INR 1.60 Lacs
Eligibility Criteria: BSc with 55% aggregate marks
Selection Criteria:
INR 52,290
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates)
Selection Criteria: Written test + PI
INR 52,000
Eligibility Criteria: 65% marks in Masters or 75% marks in Bachelors with a valid GATE score.
Selection Criteria: Written Test + PI
INR 1.02 Lacs

IIT Hyderabad Online Courses

In addition to the degree programs, IIT Hyderabad also offers online courses for Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Working professionals. The selection criteria of the online courses do not include any national-level exam. Candidates with a BE/BTech/MTech/MSc degree can apply for admission. IIT Hyderabad's fee for the online courses ranges from INR 1 to 1.20 Lacs. Below is the list of IIT Hyderabad online courses offered:

  • Online MTech in Data Science
  • Online MTech in Computational Mechanics
  • Online Interdisciplinary MTech program in Integrated Computational Materials Engineering
  • Online MTech in Electric Vehicle (EV) Technology
  • Online MTech in Industry Metallurgical
  • Online Part-Time MTech in Computational and Signal Processing/ Microelectronics and VLSI/ Power Electronics and Power Systems/ Systems and Control
  • Online M.Des

The eligibility, course-wise fees, duration and other are available here.

IIT Hyderabad Admission

The basic admission criteria at IIT Hyderabad are based on national-level examinations such as JEE Advanced, UCEED, GATE, and IIT JAM. The institute shortlists candidates for admission based on their applications submitted, past academic performance, and entrance exam scores. The selection process at IIT Hyderabad also includes an interview and counselling process varying from course to course. 

The national level exam scores submitted has the highest weightage among all the other factors required for final admissions. The cutoff ranks and scores are released by the concerned examination portals. Candidates qualifying for the cutoff ranks become eligible for further processes. The institute then sends admission offer letters once all the procedures are complete.

Given below are the previous year’s cutoff ranks of the BTech and MTech programs whereby the students were allotted seats in various specializations. 

IIT Hyderabad cutoff is comparatively high as compared to the other second generation IITs in India. It is a bit tough to crack the IIT Hyderabad percentile for admission to its major programs. Still students are choosing IIT Hyderabad over top IITs for admissions. Why do people choose IIT Hyderabad over top IITs? Top JEE rankers are choosing 7 year old IIT for its innovative curriculum, research facilities from the very first year, student to faculty ratio, Collaboration with universities and industries, Start-up, placements, and much more. 

Given below are some of the points elaborating “Why are top JEE rank holders choosing IIT Hyderabad?”

IIT Hyderabad Collaborations

IIT Hyderabad has 67 International MoUs including industries and Universities. These international relations benefit students in pursuing Joint Degree courses, student exchange programs, and Foreign Internships. Not only do students from India get the benefit but the foreign students coming to IIT Hyderabad get special aid from Govt as well the institute.

Government agencies like ICCR, Study India, ASEAN, and Duo India sponsor their admissions at the UG, PG, and PhD levels. On the other hand, IIT Hyderabad FIRST scheme provides financial assistance. The scheme provides financial support to foreign doctoral students for the entire 4 year PhD program. The universities and industries that have collaborated with IIT Hyderabad in the past few years are mentioned below:

IIT Hyderabad Collaborations
Indian  International 
M/s.TalentSprint Private Limited University of Pittsburgh
Indian Institute of Science Swinburne University
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan – MoE (Ministry of Education) Takenaka India Pvt. Ltd & Takenaka Corporation, Group ICT Promotion Department
School of Engineering, Central University of Karnataka CUK, Kalaburagi Toshiba Memory Corporation, Japan
Advanced Research Center for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials ARCI NTT Advanced Technology Corporation, Japan


Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) runs FRIENDSHIP (Future Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad to Enhance Network Development with Scholarship) program. The program allows Indian students to study in 20 Japanese universities. To facilitate smooth mobility for the students, the government of Japan offers various scholarships to Indian students. This scholarship works as financial aid to students in a foreign country. 

An IIT Hyderabad student applying for a Japanese University is selected on the basis of entrance exam scores and interview rounds. The basic eligibility required for admission is Proficient English, Mentally and Physically sound, full-time UG or PG degree holder at IIT Hyderabad, and must be a citizen of the Republic of India. The final admission of the student, however, depends on the Letter of Acknowledgement by both his/her supervisor at IITH and prospective supervisor in Japan.

IIT Hyderabad Start-ups

The Incubators and centers at IIT Hyderabad encourage start-up culture in young graduates. Students get the necessary facilities and guidance from the incubation centres. Till date, these centres have supported 70 Startups with 5 Crore of funds. These startups in return have generated more than 100 crores of revenue with 800+ job creations. Listed below are some of the Centres and Incubators at IIT Hyderabad:

  • Centre for Healthcare Entrepreneurship
  • Centre for Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Design Innovation Centre
  • Fabless Chip Design Incubator
  • i-TIC foundation
  • Research Park
  • Rural Development Centre (RDC)

IIT Hyderabad Placements

IIT Hyderabad placements are growing year by year since 2019. The number of job offers made to students has increased from 321 in 2019, to 323 in 2020, and 466 in 2021.

IIT Hyderabad Average Package

The average package offered at IIT Hyderabad is between INR 20-23 LPA. The average salary package offered has increased from INR 15 LPA to INR 23 LPA since last year.

IIT Hyderabad Highest Package

The highest salary package at IIT Hyderabad has also increased from INR 60 LPA to INR 65 LPA since last year. 

IIT Hyderabad Placement 2022

The institute concluded its 2022 placement drive on December 7, 2021. 210 recruiters visited the campus & 104 of them offered placements to the IIT Hyderabad students. Reputed recruiters included Flipkart, Indeed, Zomato, and many more. The highest salary package has increased by nearly 8.33% & the average salary has increased by nearly 49.3% compared to the last year. The major highlights of the placement drive are mentioned below:

Particulars Placements Statistics (2021-22)
No. of Companies visited 210
No. of Companies with offers 104
Total No. of Students 650
Total No. of Offers made 466
No. of International Offers 34
Highest CTC INR 65 LPA
Average CTC INR 23 LPA

IIT Hyderabad Summer Internship Placements

The institute completed its 2021 summer internship placement drive. Recruiters like DE Shaw, Deloitte, Amazon, GE Digital, Intel, Honeywell, Flipkart, and many more. The major highlights of the summer internship placement drive are tabulated below:

Particulars Internship Statistics (2020-21)
No. of Companies registered 126
No. of Companies with Offer 64
Total No. of Internship Offers 213
No. of International Offers 27
Highest Stipend INR 2 Lakhs per month
Average Stipend INR 44 K per month

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IIT Hyderabad Fees

The fee structure for every course at IIT Hyderabad is different. For a UG program, the total fee charged by the institute is between INR 7.5 to 8 Lacs. The total amount payable for the PG and PhD programs is a bit low as compared to the UG programs. The amount ranges from INR 2 to 5 Lacs. The institute charges the full amount to the General category students while the SC/ST/PH students are exempted from Tuition fee payment. For the Gen/OBC students whose family income is less than INR 5 Lacs, the institute remissions full or 2/3rd amount of the tuition fee.

IIT Hyderabad Financial Assistance

IIT Hyderabad provides financial assistance to foreign students pursuing PhD at the institute. The duration of the Fellowship is 4 Years. The Financial Assistance for the Fellowship is INR 60,000 per Month & Contingency Support is INR 1,00,000 per Year.

IIT Hyderabad Scholarships 

The students of IIT Hyderabad are awarded various scholarships by the institute as well as from international institutions.

  • MCM Scholarship:
    -10% of the students are proposed for grant of awards
    -The other economically backward students (whose family income is between INR 1-5 LPA) who avail 2/3rd remission of the tuition fee will be eligible for 1/3rd reimbursement of tuition fee per semester + pocket money of INR 1000 per month.
  • Institute SC/ST Scholarship:
    -Free messing and boarding (to the extent collected) and pocket money of INR 250 per month is being given
  • Institute Free Studentship Scholarship:
    -The other economically backward students (whose family income is between INR 1 lakh to INR 5 lakh per annum) who avail 2/3rd remission of the tuition fee will be eligible for 1/3rd reimbursement of tuition fee per semester.

IIT Hyderabad Campus

IIT Hyderabad is situated on IITH road, Near NH-65, Sangareddy, Kandi, Telangana. The campus of the institute covers a total of 576 acres of land area. It is divided into blocks as the construction of the building was done in different phases. IIT Hyderabad campus has separate blocks for UG and PG programs. The housing facilities for students and faculty are also separate. No combined hostels for boys and girls, the hostel buildings are segregated for both students. The infrastructure of the institute includes the following:

  • Spacious classrooms with modern amenities.
  • Library with 20,000 books and 10,000 periodicals, national and international journals, online subscriptions.
  • IITH Dining is common for students, staff, and faculty. The dining hall serves both north and south Indian varieties. The quality of food is inspected regularly by the student representatives and wardens.
  • Shiru Cafe at IITH is the first cafe introduced outside Japan. The cafe is popular amongst students and is manned by Japanese student interns. The cafe also offers free beverages to IITH fraternity members.
  • Newly established health care clinic: IIT Hyderabad in collaboration with Continental hospitals has established a health care clinic at G+1 building. The healthcare centre is supported by the JICA, Japan. Students at IIT Hyderabad get 24/7 medical facilities and consultation from doctors on stress management, and healthy living. 

The accommodate one student in one room. The institute also allows students to stay outside the hostels if they want. There is no mandate on living in hostels only.

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Can I get a PG near IIT Hyderabad campus?

Students who wish to stay outside campus can opt for PG accommodation nearby. The average cost for the PG is in the range of INR 5k to 8k. Students staying in such PGs get necessary facilities such as Wifi, Power backup, Parking, TV, etc. 

IIT Hyderabad Location benefits to students:

Students at IIT Hyderabad have many location benefits. On the weekends, they can visit the nearby travel spots such as Golconda Fort, Charminar, Osman Sagar, 8/3/941, Nehru Zoological Park, Medak Cathedral, etc.

For students who are new to the place and find difficulty in visiting these places can opt for full-day packages for Sightseeing and Private City Tours. For more information about IIT Hyderabad, read .

IIT Hyderabad FAQs

Ques. Why IIT Hyderabad is famous?

Ans. IIT Hyderabad is well-known for its vibrant research culture, highly qualified faculty, and worldwide collaborations with top universities. IIT Hyderabad has been doing very well in the parameters such as investing in research infrastructure, engaging in innovation, and establishing an international dimension. It has also published 3000 research papers and filed 85 patents. 

Ques. Which is best IIT Bombay or IIT Hyderabad?

Ans. IIT Bombay without any doubt is better than IIT Hyderabad. IIT Bombay is leading the chart in terms of ranking, placements rate, courses, and academics. In NIRF 2022, IIT Bombay has been ranked at 3rd position. Whereas, IIT Hyderabad has been ranked at 14th position. Also, IITB’s graduates have received the highest package of more than INR 1 CPA. While IITH has recorded the highest package of INR 65 LPA.

Ques. What are the facilities offered by IIT Hyderabad?

Ans. The campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad is spread across a massive 576 acres located in Kandi, Sangareddy. It is situated at NH65 and lies near the outer Ring Road. The following are the facilities offered by the institute to cater to the needs of the students: 

  • Labs: There are 105 laboratories available on the IIT Hyderabad campus that are used for teaching and research purposes. Every year, new state-of-the-art equipment is added to these labs. 
  • Hostel: Hostels for male and female students are available on campus. Every student that avails the hostel receives a single semi-furnished room which is designed with the radiant cooling technique. There is a mess facility available in the hostel. 
  • Transport: There is a transport service available for the faculty and students. There are buses that regularly travel from the college to the Lingampally railway station and back. The schedule for these buses can be found on the college website. 
  • Dining: There is a common dining hall available for students, faculty, and staff. The food served at the dining hall includes varieties of delicacies from North India and South India. 
  • Library: The library at IIT Hyderabad houses over 20,000 books as well as 10,000 periodicals. There is also a repository that has scholarly publications written by students and faculty members. 


Ques. How is the infrastructure at IIT Hyderabad?

Ans. The IIT Hyderabad campus spreads across 576 acres of green land. The administrative and academic blocks are fully functional. The hostels are well planned, ventilated and follow German architecture. The hostel WiFi gives a high speed of 120 Mbps and there are LAN cables in every room so that students are well connected. There are a functional gym and sports grounds on the campus as well. Students can enjoy indoor games such as snooker, Indian and American pool, Foosball, Carrom, Dart Boards, Chess, etc. 

Ques. How is the IIT Hyderabad Department of Design?

Ans. The department of design at IIT Hyderabad offers BDes, MDes, and Ph.D. in design. The department has a faculty strength of 8 members out of which there are 1 Professor and 7 Assistant Professors. The faculty members are helping and friendly. Admission at the department is based on the CEED exam score.

Ques. How to reach IIT Hyderabad via Metro?

Ans. Once you reach the Secunderabad-East Metro station which is about 600 meters from the Secunderabad Railway station:

  • Take a ticket to Miyapur Station.
  • Change the metros to reach Miyapur Station.
  • Get down at Ameerpet Station.
  • Board a metro towards Miyapur Station.
  • Take a bus from Miyapur Bus-stop to Patancheru Bus Station.
  • Take a bus to Sangareddy Town and you will find the signboard of IIT Hyderabad on the Right side.

Ques. What Japanese company visit IIT Hyderabad for an on-campus internship?

Ans. Companies that visit IIT Hyderabad for an On-campus internship are SMS Data Tech, NTT-AT, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Spiral, Sansan, DG Takano, Accenture Japan, Aisin, Fast retailing, Rakuten, Denso, Denso-Adit, Softbank, etc.

Ques. What is the fee structure for the international students at IIT Hyderabad?

Ans. The international students are divided into two categories, i.e. SAARC country students and Non-SAARC country students. SAARC countries include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, The Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Given below is the fee structure in two categories:

Particulars SAARC Country students (1st year) Non-SAARC country students (1st year)
Compulsory fee INR 1,57,875 INR 3,07,875
Another compulsory fee (as per university fee circular) INR 7875 INR 7875
Hostel & other charges INR 25550 INR 25550
Refundable charges (to be paid by a scholar) INR 10500 INR 10500
Non -Refundable charges (to be paid by a scholar) INR 235845 INR 385845

Ques. What documents do I need to produce for IIT Hyderabad admission/ registration?

Ans. You are advised to upload in AIMS all Educational Certificates, Mark sheets, GATE/CSIR-JRF/UGC/DST Inspire award letter, Category Certificates, Medical fitness certificate, etc. Physical verification of certificates will take place only on the resumption of offline classes at IITH. Until then your admission is provisional.

Ques. Does IIT Hyderabad provide education loans to its students?

Ans. Yes, the institute provides education loans to its students through its on-campus SBI and Canara Bank branch.

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