Bonus Points

As in previous years, up to 3.5 Bonus points will be given for the categories given below. For all these, official supporting documents (letters, certificates, etc) will have to be provided. IIIT-Delhi will also verify this information from the organizers directly.

  1. Olympiads. Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, and Biology:
    • 3.5 points, 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, Astronomy, or Biology); supporting documents required: Certificate/letter from organizers.
    • 2 points, if the student qualified to appear in the National Level Exam for selection for the summer camp (i.e. INOI/ INMO/ INPhO/ INChO/ INAO/ INBO). Supporting documents required: Qualification letter/email to appear in the exam.
      Note:Those who qualified to appear in INOI through ZCO-2016 will not be eligible for the bonus points and those who have been declared deemed have to qualified through ZCO 2017 will be eligible.
  2. Procon Junior programming contest:
    • 3.5 points for the medal winners; Supporting documents needed:  Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this.
    • 2 points for those who got certificates of Achievement; Supporting documents needed: Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this.
  3. National Talent Search scholarship:
    • 2 points, if a student has won this scholarship. If a student obtains scholarship in a specific category, then he/she can only be considered for admission in that category. Supporting documents needed:  Certificate/grant letter.
  4. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY):
    • 2 points, if a student has qualified for this scholarship. If a student obtains scholarship in a category, then he/she can only be considered for admission in that category. Supporting documents needed:  Certificate of merit/grant letter.
  5. INSPIRE Program of DST:
    • 3.5 points if a student is a recipient of Gold/Silver/Bronze/Consolation Award in NLEPC.  Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from DST.
    • 2 points if a student has qualified for participation in the National Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC). Supporting documents needed: Official participation certificate from DST.
  6. IGNITE Award of  National Innovation Foundation:
    • 3.5 points if a student is a recipient of the National IGNITE Award. Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from NIF.
  7. IRIS National Science Fair:
    • 3.5 points if a student is recipient of the award for participation in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)
    • 2 points if a student is selected for the National Fair Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from IRIS.
  8. Sports:
    • In any sport in "high priority and priority discipline" (as per the terminology used by SGFI), except Chess (as Chess is dealt with separately): if a student has represented a state in (i) National School Games organized by a School Games Federation of India, in U19 or U17 category, or (ii) national championship organized by a National Sports Federation in Senior/Junior category
    • 2 points for participation or winning a medal. Supporting documents needed: Certificate for the medal or Certificate of participation issued by School Games Federation of India or by a National Sports Federation.
  9. Chess:
    • 3.5 points for those whose FIDE rating is above 1800; Supporting documents needed: FIDE ID, a Self-attested printout of the list of international rated tournaments played as provided by FIDE through their official website.
    • 2 points for those whose FIDE rating is between 1200 and1800. Supporting documents needed: Same as above.
  10. Culture:
    • 2 points for those Students who have received “Scholarship to Young Artistes” given by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, or “Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme” given by the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training an autonomous body under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Supporting documents needed: Scholarship sanction letter and certificate issued by Ministry of Culture, Government of India / Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, Government of India.
  11. Class XII Score (Only for Delhi students applying through JAC):
    • 2 points for those Delhi students who are in top 1 percentile of the total students who appeared for CBSE Board Class XII Exam in the year in which they appeared for the exam. Cut-off marks for students who are in top 1 percentile for 2019, 2018  and 2017 will be shared by IIIT-D after the announcement of class XII results of 2019 (CBSE has agreed to provide this information). For other Boards, the Bonus points may be availed if the candidate can get a letter from their Board having details for top 1 percentile. Outside Delhi students are not eligible for this category of bonus points.
      Note: If a candidate has qualified for more than one bonus category, he/she will get the highest marks earned under all qualifying categories.