FAQ regarding B.Tech. Admissions 2014

Frequently Asked Questions regarding B.Tech. Admissions 2014

Please see the general institute FAQ on status of IIIT-Delhi, its accreditation, financial model, etc. which is available from the homepage of the institute. This FAQ is mostly about the BTech admission for 2014.

1.What is the status of IIIT-Delhi, is it recognized by UGC/AICTE, does it have any relationship with IP univ, etc?

See the Institute FAQ.

2. I got less than 80% in Mathematics XII of CBSE, but my overall marks are more than 80%, will I be eligible for admission in IIIT-Delhi ?

No. A student is eligible if in Class XII Boards he/she: (i) has obtained 80% or more in Maths, (ii) AND has obtained 80% or more overall (i.e. in the  best five subjects including Physics, Chemistry & Math) in Class XII Board results. 

3.I got less than 80% in XII in CBSE, shall I still  apply for the admission, just in case seats become available later?

There is no point in applying if you do not fulfill the eligibility criteria.

4.If  I got 80% in Mathematics in XII in CBSE, but my overall marks are less than 80%, will I be eligible for admission in IIIT-Delhi ?


5.I obtained 79.99% - am I eligible?

No, 80% means strictly 80.00% or above.

6.Is there any other source of information regarding the admissions other than the website?

Website is the primary source of all information regarding admission. Please also visit jacdelhi.nic.in, the portal for joint admission counseling which will be activated around mid-june.

7.Why is the eligibility criteria rather high in marks?

To ensure that students have the necessary background in mathematics and overall, the eligibility criteria has been kept at this level. Another reason is that IIIT Delhi has very few seats, and it is necessary to restrict the number of applicants to a reasonable number.

8.Who is a “Delhi candidate”?

The students who have undertaken qualifying exams (i.e. 12th) from the schools located in Delhi (having PIN CODE of Delhi), irrespective of the location of their hometown, would be considered as "Delhi Candidate".

9.Are schools located in Noida/Gurgaon (and other places in NCR Delhi but outside New Delhi) considered a Delhi school?

No, "Delhi" candidates must have undertaken qualifying exams (i.e. 12th) from the schools having PIN CODE of Delhi.

10.Any photocopy of the certificate needs to be attached along with the application form or not?

No certificates need to be sent - they will be checked at the time of admission.

11.What is the source of latest information about the exam, Institute, etc.?

Latest information is available on the Institute website. Pls also refer jacdelhi.nic.in (which will be activated soon)

12.Which degree will be awarded? What is the duration?

IIIT Delhi will award B.Tech. (CSE), B.Tech(ECE). The duration of the program is 4 years.

13.Where can I find the placement record?

Placement record of the institute is available from the placement page.

14.What is the fee per annum?

Pls refer B.Tech admission brochure

15.Is there any fee waiver?

Pls refer the B.Tech admission page and brochure for income-linked fee waivers/scholarships.

16.Is there any management quota?

There is no management quota.

17.I passed XII in 2013, can I apply?

Yes, provided you satisfy the eligibility criteria and appeared for Paper 1 of JEE Main 2014.

18.I have taken up improvement exam and now have 80% or above marks in mathematics and aggregate. Can I apply?

Yes, students who have taken up improvement exam and have now secured 80% or above marks in mathematics and aggregate are eligible to apply.

19.Can the expelled/debarred students be considered for admission?

Students expelled from any academic institute are not eligible for admission.

20.When to apply for admission, etc.?

For dates, please check the online brochure and jacdelhi.nic.in which will be activated soon

21.I am from outside Delhi of PH / OBC category. Am I eligible to apply under these categories?

Please refer brochure for the eligibility and no. of seats under these categories.

22.I have taken Math, but have not done Physics or Chemistry in my XII Boards. I have got more than 80% in Math, and my overall percentage is also more than 80%. Am I eligible?

 No. A student must have studied Physics, Chemistry along with Math in class XII. To be considered for admission, you need 80 percent or more marks in agreegate (including Physics, Chemistry & Math), 80 percent or more marks in Math and  a valid score of Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2014.

23.I have done my XII from IB board. Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, IB Board is considered equivalent to CBSE. However, before you are granted admission, you will have to show that you satisfy the eligibility criteria. If your Board does not give percentages, then you will have to show an official conversion to percentages.

24.How do I pay the application fee?

Please see the admissions page and refer jacdelhi.nic.in which wil be activated soon.

25.Can a student who has done schooling from Delhi apply under Outside Delhi Quota?


26. Do you have any quota for sports, arts & culture or Olympiads?

There is no quota for any of these categories. However, some bonus marks are given to applicants with specific achievements. For details, please refer admission brochure.

27. What is the validity of Bonus marks?

Scores/Certificates of the past 2 years will be considered valid.