The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)

These can be grouped into three major categories:

IIITs under MHRD: 

  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Allahabad
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Jabalpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM) Gwalior
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM) Kerala – PG | Ph.D
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing (IIITDM) Kancheepuram – (Ph.D)
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IIITs run under PPP model: 

  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kalyani, West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Una, Himachal Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Vadodara Gujarat
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kota, Rajasthan
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Sonepat, Haryana
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Senapati, Manipur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kottayam, Kerala
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Dharward, Karnataka
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Pune, Maharashtra
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh ( institute of national Importance)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bodhjungnagar, Tripura( institute of national Importance)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian institute of information Technology (IIIT) Surat, Gujrat (institute of national Importance)
  • Indian institute of information Technology (IIIT) Bhagalpur, Bihar (institute of national Importance)
  • Indian institute of information Technology (IIIT) Raichur, Hyderabad (Parent Institute IIT Hyderabad), (institute of national Importance)

Admission Procedure to IIITs: ( 1 to 23) 
Admission to these 24 institutes are via the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) set up by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) to manage and regulate the joint seat allocation for admissions to over 100 institutes.  The primary qualification is to have written the JEE Main 2019 entrance exam. The IIITs in these two groups have also been given the honour of being Institutes of National Importance (INI) like the IITs, i.e., they are free to grant own degrees and don't need the approval of UGC for this).

Rest all IIITs are named as International Institute of Information Technology Except IIIT Delhi (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi);

  • Have no uniform admission criteria. 
  • Some of them, like IIIT Hyderabad have a mix of entrance exams, JEE Main rank and KVPY
  • Others rely on JEE Main rank but conduct their own counseling for seat allotment. 


Admission process of the 5 International Institute of Information Technology institutes. 

  • IIIT Bhubaneswar: (Private institute)
    • JoSAAA for All India Quota
    • own counseling for Odisha candidates
  • IIIT, Hyderabad: (Private institute)
    • Own Entrance Exam
    • JEE (Main)
    • Special Channel
    • KVPY/Olympiad
  • IIIT Naya Raipur: 
    • 35% are reserved for all India category via JoSAA, 
    • 15% seats reserved wards of NTPC employees, 
    • 50% seats reserved for students who have passed 10th & 12th from the State of Chhattisgarh.
  • IIIT Bangalore: (Private institute)
    • Own counselling through JEE (Main) Score
  • IIIT Pune:
    • Through Maharashtra DTE Centralized Admission Process  (CAP) after writing MHT-CET
  • IIIT Delhi: Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology.
    • Admission through Delhi state Joint Admission Council JAC,
    • through UCEEED Score (non-science students can apply),
    • through Class 12 marks (non-science students can apply)

Are the Indian Institute of Information Technology same as the International Institute of Information Technology? 
No both are Different. Let’s us be very simple