Application Procedure

Application Process

Students will have to apply online at w.e.f 24th June 2016, Friday (Tentative).
Note: Changes in Admission Process or dates(if any) will be posted on IIITD website.

Admission Criteria

Admission will be based on the total marks obtained in Paper 1 of JEE Main 2016 and percentage in Class XII or any other equivalent qualifying exam. JEE main will have a 60% weightage and 40% weightage will be given to class XII marks. In addition up to 10 bonus marks will be given to candidates, whose details are mentioned below. To get the benefit of bonus marks, official supporting documents (letters, certificates, etc.) will have to be provided which were issued from the organizers of respective competitions. IIIT-Delhi will also directly verify it from the organizers.

  1. Olympiad: Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, 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, and OCSC for Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, or Biology); supporting documents needed: Certificate/letter from organizers.
    • 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/ INAO/ INBO). Supporting documents needed: Qualification
      letter/email to appear in the exam.
  2. Procon Junior programming contest:
    • 10 marks for the medal winners; Supporting documents needed:  Certificate/letter from organizers certifying this.
    • 6 marks for those who got certificates of Achievement; supporting 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 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)
    •  6 marks, if a student has qualified for the scholarship. If a student gets in this category, then he/she can be given the bonus points of this category only. Supporting documents needed:  Certificate of merit/grant letter.
  5. INSPIRE Program of DST.
    • 10 marks if a student is a recipient of Gold/Silver/Bronze/Consolation Award in NLEPC.  Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from DST.
    • 6 marks will be given to the student if he/she has qualified for participation in the National Level Exhibition & Project Competition (NLEPC). Supporting documents needed: Official participation certificate from DST.
  6. IGNITE Award of National Innovation Foundation
    • 10 marks 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
    • 10 marks if a student is recipient of the award for participation in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in class IX to XII.
    • 6 marks if a student is selected for the National Fair in class IX to XII.
    • Supporting documents needed: Official certificate for the award from IRIS.
  8. Sports:  If any sport in "priority discipline" (as per terminology used by SGFI), except Chess (as Chess is dealt with separately), the student has represented a state in
    (i) National School Games organized by a School Games Federation of India, under U19 or U17, or
    (ii) national championship organized by a National Sports Federation in Junior category:

    • 6 marks for participation or winning a medal. Supporting documents needed: Certificate for a medal or Certificate of participation issued by School Games Federation of India or by a National Sports Federation.
  9. Chess:
    • 10 marks for those whose FIDE rating is above 1800; Supporting documents needed: FIDE ID, Self-attested printout of the 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. Supporting documents needed: Same as above.
  10. 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 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.

Note: If a candidate has qualified for more than one category, he/she will get higher marks under any of the categories.


  • 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 than 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
    • The candidate should be less than 25 years of age as on the 1st October 2016.

Reservation of Seats

The number of seats for the CSE, ECE & CSAM programs starting in 2016 is 110, 80 & 60 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 twenty-five 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 the claim, as well as rules for conversion are given
in the brochure. The overall seat breakup is:

Delhi Outside Delhi Delhi Outside Delhi Delhi Outside Delhi
GNGN 50 9 37 6 27 5
GNCW 3 0 2 0 1 0
GNPH 2 0 1 0 1 0
OBCGN 23 4 16 3 13 2
OBCCW 1 0 1 0 1 0
OBCPH 1 0 1 0 0 0
SCGN 13 2 9 2 8 1
SCCW 1 0 1 0 0 0
SCPH 0 0 0 0 0 0
STGN 0 1 0 1 0 1
STCW 0 0 0 0 0 0
STPH 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 94 16 68 12 51 9
1 Seat is reserved as supernumerary for
  Kashmiri Migrants

Foreign/NRI Students

25 Seats are reserved as supernumerary for Foreign Nationals.
For admissions, please see details at

Important Dates (Tentative)

Release of online application form 24th June 2016 (Friday)
Last date for online application 4th July 2016(Monday)
Display of Merit List Round 1 7th July 2016(Thursday)
Counselling 9th July 2016(Saturday)
Display of Wait List 12th July 2016(Tuesday)
For subsequent rounds refer

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


Please read our FAQ's for common questions. All future announcements and information will be posted only on the announcements page.

Admission Controller

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi
Okhla Phase –III
Ist Floor, Academic Building,
Near Govindpuri Metro Station, New Delhi- 110020
Ph. 011-26907400-04 (Inquiries can be made from Monday-Friday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm)


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