Application Procedure

Application Process

Students will apply online at    w.e.f 1st July 2015 (Wednesday) or declaration of JEE Main (2015) results, whichever is later.
Note: Changes in Admission Process(if any) will be posted on IIITD website.

Admission Criteria

Admission to IIIT-Delhi will be based on the total marks obtained in Paper 1 of JEE Main 2015 and normalised score in Class 12th as provided by JEE  (60% & 40% weightage respectively), and up to 10 bonus marks which will be given to candidates for achievements in various domains.  Overall, the merit list will be based on sum of these three:

  1. Total marks obtained in Paper I in JEE Mains, coverted to base of 60 
  2. Class XII normalized score, coverted to base of 40 
  3. Bonus marks (if any): maximum of 10 marks

In case of a tie, the candidate with a higher rank in JEE Mains shall rank higher. In case there is still a tie, the candidate older in age shall rank higher. 

For bonus marks, the criteria is:

  1. Olympiads. Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, Math, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology:
    • 10 marks, if the student was selected for the summer training camp for selection of the final team for International Olympiad (i.e. IOITC, IMOTC, OCSC for Physics, Chemistry, or Biology);
      Support Documents needed:  Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this – IIIT-D will also verify this directly with organizers of the Olympiads
    • 6 marks, if the student qualified to appear in the National Level Exam for selection for the summer camp (i.e. INOI/INMO/INPhO/INChO/INBO). 
      Support Documents needed:  Qualification letter/email to appear in the exam – IIIT-D will also verify this directly with organizers of the Olympiads 
  2. Procon Junior programming contest:
    • 10 marks for the medal winners
      Support Documents needed: Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this
    • 6 marks for those who got certificates of Achievement;
      Support Documents needed: Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this
  3. National Talent Search scholarship
    • 6 marks if a student has won this scholarship. If a student gets this in a category, then he/she can only be considered in that category.
      Support Documents needed: Certificate/grant letter
  4. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
    • 6 marks if a student has qualified for this scholarship. If a student gets this in a category, then he/she can only be considered in that category.
      Support Documents needed: Certificate of merit/grant letter
  5. Sports- If a student has represented a state in any sport in "priority discipline" (as per terminology used by SGFI), except Chess (as Chess is dealt with separately), in National School Games organized by a School Games Federation of India, under U19 or U17 category (girls or boys):
    • 6 marks if the individual has received a Gold/Silver/Bronze medal or for participation.
      Support Documents needed: Certificate for medal, or Certificate of participation issued by School Games Federation of India.
  6. Chess-FIDE rating players:
    • 10 marks for those whose FIDE rating is above 1800;
      Support document needed: FIDE ID, Self-attested printout of list of international rated tournaments played as provided by FIDE through their official website. (Later participation certificates for these tournaments will have to be shown)
    • 6 marks for those whose FIDE rating is below 1800.
      Support document needed: Same as above.
  7. Culture:
    • 6 marks for those Student who have received “Scholarship to Young Artistes“ given by Ministry of Culture, Government of India, or “Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme” given by Centre for Cultural Resources and Training Autonomous Body under the Aegis of Ministry of Culture, Government of India
      Support Documents Needed: Scholarship sanction letter and certificate issued by Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, Govt of India.

Note: If a candidate has qualified for more than one category, he/she will get higher marks under any of the categories. Further, the score for all the above will be valid for two years.


  • 80% or more marks in the aggregate and 80% or more in Mathematics in class XII from CBSE/ICSE/IB board or equivalent
    • If a board has more then five subjects for aggregate, then best five will be taken.

    • Relaxation for reserved categories:

      • 10% for SC/ST
      • 5% for CW
      • 5% for PH
      • 5% for OBC
  • Age Criteria
    • A candidate should be less than 25 years of age as on the first October 2015.


Reservation of Seats

The number of seats for the CSE & ECE programs starting in 2015 is 110 & 70 respectively, of which 85% are reserved for Delhi students (DEL) and 15% for outside Delhi (OD) students. One supernumerary seat is reserved for Kashmiri Migrants and twelve supernumerary seats are reserved for foreign nationals, NRI's, PIO's. The exact breakup of the reservation for SC/ST/OBC/etc, and certificates required to be produced in support of claim, as well as rules for converstion are given in the brochure. The overall seat breakup is:


Category CSE ECE
Delhi Outside Delhi Delhi Outside Delhi
General 47 8 30 3
SC (15%) 14 2 9 2
ST (7.5%) NIL 1 NIL 1
PwD (3%) 3 NIL 2 NIL
Defence (5%) 5 1 3 1
OBC (27%) 25 4 16 3
Total 94 16 60 10
1 Seat is reserved as supernumerary for Kashmiri Migrants


Foreign/NRI Students

12 Seats are reserved as supernumerary for Foreign Nationals. For admissions, pls see details at

Important Dates 

Release of online application form 1st July 2015(Wednesday)
Last date for online application 12th July 2015(Sunday)
Display of Merit List Round 1 14th July 2015(Tuesday)
Reporting at Institute 16th July 2015(Thursday)
For subseuent rounds refer

Instruction on counseling will be made available after the declaration of results. Rank cut-offs for previous years are available here.


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