IIT Delhi is India’s top autonomous public research university in the Hauz Khas region of New Delhi. Established in 1961, IIT Delhi is located on a sprawling green campus of 320 acres. IIT Delhi has been consistently ranked 2nd in the NIRF top engineering college list for the past 5 years. IIT Delhi has again been ranked 2nd in NIRF 2023 Top Engineering Colleges. As per the recently released QS World University Ranking 2024, IIT Delhi has been ranked 48 globally.

IIT Delhi’s most popular program is the BTech program, where candidates can get admission via a valid score in JEE Advanced + JoSAA counselling. The first year fees for IIT Delhi BTech program is approximately INR 2.55 Lakhs. The cutoff rank required for admission to the IIT Delhi BTech program is around 100. Other popular courses offered in IIT Delhi are MTech, MBA and PhD. Check IIT Delhi Courses & Fees

IIT Delhi is one of the top colleges in terms of Return on Investment. The average salary at IIT Delhi is INR 2.5 Crores Per Annum against total fees of approximately 10 lakhs. IIT Delhi conducted its Phase 1 placements for batch 2023 on December 15, 2022. In these placements, Jane Street offered the Highest Package of INR 4 CPA. IIT Delhi recorded a total of 1300 placement offers, the highest ever in history.

IIT Delhi recently launched the flagship Youth Speak Forum, an initiative by AISEC. IIT Delhi provides international opportunities spanning 108+ countries under this program. Further, research is the main focus of IIT Delhi and most recently IIT sets up the ‘Bhandari Sankhala Chair’ for research in the area of Clean energy. Also, the ‘Mechanalyzer’ software by the researchers of IIT Delhi is a novel technology which helps the learning process of machine and robotic devices very easy. In addition, IIT Delhi also offer student exchange programs with more than 15 top Universities such as IMT Atlantique France, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, Simon Fraser University, Canada, The Herbew University Jerusalem, Israel. Compare IIT Delhi Vs Others

IIT Delhi Highlights

Category Statistics
Established Year 1961
Campus Area 325 Acres
Accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), the National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
Institute Type Public Institute of Technology
Cutoff 115 - 576 rank
Total No. Of Courses 85 Courses Under 16 Departments
Accepted Entrance Exams JEE Advanced/IIT JAM/GATE, UCEED, etc.
Placement Percentage  84.94%
Total No. Of Offers 1,300 Offers
Total No. Of Students Placed 1150 Students
Highest Package Offered  INR 2.5 CPA
Average Package Offered INR 24.45 LPA
Median Package Offered INR 17.60 LPA
Recruiters Google, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, Capgemini, ICICI Bank etc
NIRF Ranking 2nd Under 'Engineering', 3rd Under 'Overall' And 5th Under 'Management'

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IIT Delhi Reviews

IIT Delhi is rated 8.7 out of 10 based on 449 Students' Ratings by Collegedunia. in. These ratings are calculated based on Academic- 8.8 out of 10, Accommodation- 8.0 out of 10, Faculty- 8.9 out of 10, Infrastructure- 8.8 out of 10, Placement- 8.7 out of 10, and Social Life- 9.1 out of 10. For detailed information on the same watch: 

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IIT Delhi Important Dates 2024

Events Dates
BTech Events
Release of JEE Main Notification 2024 October 2023
JEE Mains 2024 exam date session 1 January 24 to February 1, 2024
NTA JEE Mains 2024 Exam Date session 2 April 1 to 15, 2024
MBA Events
Admit Card Download October 25, 2023
CAT 2023 Exam Date November 26, 2023
CAT Result Declaration Second Week of January
MTech Events
GATE Registration Starts from August 24, 2023 Aug 30, 2023 Delayed
Closing Date of REGULAR online registration/ application process (Without Late Fee) September 29, 2023
Closing Date of EXTENDED online registration/ application process (With Late Fee) October 13, 2023
Modifications in GATE 2024 Application November 07 - November 11, 2023
Availability of GATE Admit Cards for Download January 03, 2023
GATE Exam Date (Tentative) February 3,4,10, & 11, 2024
MSc Events
IIT JAM Registration Window September 05 - October 13, 2023
IIT JAM Exam Date February 11, 2024
B.Des, M.Des and Phd (Design) Events
CEED and UCEED registrations window open October 03 - October 31, 2023
Last date for Online Registration with late fee November 08, 2023
Start date for Admit Card downloading January 05, 2024
UCEED & CEED 2024 Exam January 21, 2024
PhD/ MS (Research) Events
PhD/ MS (Research) Registration Window (2nd Semester) October 09 – October 27, 2023

IIT Delhi Course & Fees

IIT Delhi has a total of 129 courses through UG, PG, and PhD degrees. These courses are either full-time, full-time sponsored or are in part-time modes. The major programs of IIT Delhi include BTech, MTech, MBA, M.Sc, and PhD. In addition to these, the institute also offers Joint-degree programs, PG Diploma, and Certificate programs. Given below are the details of IIT Delhi Top courses along with fees, eligibility, and selection criteria:

Program IIT Delhi Fees Selection Criteria Cutoff
B.Tech (14 courses) ₹2.55 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)

10+2: 75%
Entrance: JEE Advanced
Counselling: JoSaa counselling

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M.Tech (42 Courses) ₹1.9 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) 10+2: 75%
Graduation: 60% or equivalent
Entrance: GATE 
Counselling: COAP counselling
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M.Sc(5 courses) ₹ 86,300 (1st Year Fees) Graduation: 55-60%
Entrance: IIT JAM 
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M.Des (1 Course) ₹1.9 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation; Entrance: CEED exam scores Check Here
MBA(2 Courses) ₹11.2 Lakhs (Total Fees) 10+2: 60%
Graduation: 60%
Entrance: CAT + Group Discussion, and Interview Round
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PhD (54 Courses) ₹83,300 (1st Year Fees) GATE or NET entrance merit -

IIT Delhi BTech Cutoff

IIT Delhi BTech admission is granted as per JEE Advanced rank followed by JoSAA counselling. IIT Delhi BTech Admissions will be granted on the basis of cutoff marks for the respective specialization of the BTech program. The cutoff depends on various factors such as rank secured in the JEE Advanced examination, availability of seats, choice filling, reservation criteria, etc. Check the IIT Delhi Cutoff 2023 below

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Rank 2022 Cutoff By Rank 2021 Cutoff By Rank
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering 118 102 100
B.Tech Mathematics and Computing 352 308 315
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 582 574 553
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering 1791 1882 1743
B.Tech Chemical Engineering 2365 2343 2311

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IIT Delhi M.Tech Cutoff 2023

IIT Delhi M.Tech cutoff is based on the scores obtained in the GATE examination. Discipline-wise GATE cutoff for general category candidates is mentioned in the table below

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Marks 2022 Cutoff By Marks 2021 Cutoff By Marks
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 800 800 800
M.Tech Material Science and Engineering 350 350 -
M.Tech Polymer Science and Technology 350 - 600
M.Tech Atmospheric-Oceanic Science and Technology 350 - 350
M.Tech Textile Technology 400 550 600

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IIT Delhi MBA Cutoff: CAT

IIT Delhi MBA Cutoff Admission to IIT Delhi MBA Program is based on the CAT Scores of the Candidates. The Detailed analysis of Past year Cutoffs for IIT Delhi is Mentioned below. 

Courses 2022 Cutoff By Percentile 2021 Cutoff By Percentile
MBA 98 98
MBA Telecommunication Systems Management 98 98
MBA Technology Management 98 98

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IIT Delhi M.Sc Cutoff: IIT JAM

IIT Delhi also offers M.Sc. Programs at PG Level. IIT Delhi Acceps IIT-JAM Scores of the Candidates. The Past Year Cutoff analysis of the IIT Delhi M.Sc. program is mentioned below.

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Rank 2022 Cutoff By Rank
M.Sc Economics 60 25
M.Sc Chemistry 216 211
M.Sc Mathematics 294 240
M.Sc Physics 320 216

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IIT Delhi BDes Cutoff:UCEED

IIT Delhi B.Des Cutoff IIT Delhi Accepts UCEED Scores for Admission to its B.Des Program. Check the Past Year's analysis of IIT Delhi B.Des Cutoff in the table below.

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Rank 2022 Cutoff By Rank
B.Des 7 14

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IIT Dehi MS (Research) Cutoff: GATE

Program Minimum GATE Cutoff
Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives 420
Power Systems 420
Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology 550
Applied Mechanics 750 (General)/ 700 (OBC)/ 550 (SC/ST and PH)
Civil Engineering 700 (Gen/OBC/EWS); 600 (SC/ST/PH)

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IIT Delhi Admission Process 2024

IIT Delhi offers a BTech program in a total of 13 specializations. For admission to the program, candidates must appear for JEE Main, JEE Advanced and JoSAA Counselling. The BTech admission process for IIT Delhi is as follows:

IIT Delhi Admission Stages Steps
Application starts Apply for JEE Main
JEE Advanced  Candidates having a valid JEE Main score should appear for JEE Advanced
JoSAA Counselling & Cutoff As per the JEE Advanced cutoff, candidates need to apply for JoSAA and as per cutoff apply for IIT Delhi
Final Admission Ofer Accept the seat

Candidates willing for admission to various courses by IIT Delhi are selected on the basis of eligibility for the particular course followed by the Entrance score/ merit required in the examination. Check 

IIT Delhi Placements 2023

IIT Delhi Placement 2023 is ongoing now, the college has finished the first phase of placements with the highest number of offers in its history. A few of the highlights of IIT Delhi placements are mentioned below:

  • IIT Delhi has received 1300 offers including 260 PPOs where 1150 students are uniquely selected.
  • The highest pre-placement offer (PPO) stood at INR 4 crore per annum.
  • 29% of students have received offers in the technical core, and 24% have received offers in the IT track.
  • 11% of offers were received from Management and Analytics domain.
  • 10% of offers were in consulting, 9% in teaching and research, and 5% offers were received in the finance domain.
Particulars Placement Statistics 2023 Placement Statistics 2022 Placement Statistics 2021
No. of Offers 1300 1300 925 (Phase-1)
No. of International Offers 30 350 20
Total No. of PPOs 260 230 150
No. of Recruiters 400 600+ 300+
No. of Recruiters (Actual) - - 200 (Phase-1)
No. of Job Profiles (Expected) 800 1100+ 500+
No. of Job Profiles (Actual) - - 250 (Phase-1)
No. of Students Opting for Deferred Placements 10 7 13
Highest Salary  INR 4 CPA INR 2 CPA -
Average Salary (Domestic) - INR 1.25 CPA -

During IIT Delhi Placements 2023, more than 400 recruiters visited the campus. Major recruiters included  American Express, Bajaj Auto, Boston Consulting Group, Enphase Solar Energy, Intel, Praxis Global Alliance, and many more. IIT Delhi Placement analysis for the past 2 years is given below:

IIT Delhi Placement

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IIT Delhi Ranking

IIT Delhi ranks among the top engineering institutes of India. It has been ranked by various ranking agencies from nation and around the world. The institute has also secured 197 th rank in the QS World University ranking 2024. As per NIRF Ranking, IIT Delhi is ranked has been consistent on its 2nd position in the Engineering category for the past 4 years. 

Agency Category Rank
International Ranking
QS World University Ranking 2024 University 197
QS WUR Ranking by Subject 2023 University 151-200
QS Asian University Ranking 2023 University 46
QS Asian University Ranking – South Asia 2023 University 02
National Ranking
NIRF 2023

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IIT Delhi Campus Life and Events

IIT Delhi has a technologically advanced campus that is spread across 325 acres of land. University has developed two more campuses at Sonepat and Jhajjar apart from Hauz Khas which is main campus. Hauz Khas campus has state of art architecture, modern classrooms, labs and libraries. 

IIT Delhi Campus has a total of 14 hostels; 11 for boys and 3 for girls. Names of the boys' hostels are Nilgiri, Karakoram, Aravali, Jwalamukhi, Satpura, Zanskar, Kumaon, Vindyachal, Shivalik, Girnar etc., while Kailash and Himadri Hostels are for girls.

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IIT Delhi Notable Alumni

IIT Delhi has been known for producing top entrepreneurs, scientists, economists, politicians, and lawyers. The institute has consistently been ranked among the top five IITs in India. From Kiran Bedi, India's first female IPS officer, to noted economist Raghuram Rajan, to Sachin and Binny Bansal, the founders of Flipkart, the institute has produced illustrious alumni. The table below shows names of the IIT Delhi Top Alumni:

IIT Delhi Notable Alumni
Name Current Job Position Degree studied at IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi Alumni- Sachin Bansal

Sachin Bansal

Co-founder of Flipkart; 86th richest person in India BTech in CSE

IIT Delhi Alumni- Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan

Indian economist and the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business BTech in Electrical Engineering

IIT Delh Alumni- Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi

Indian Politician, retired police officer, social activist and former tennis player, who was the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry PhD in Social Sciences

IIT Delhi Alumni- Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat

Indian author and columnist. He was included in Time magazine’s list of the World’s 100 Most Influential People in 2010 BTech in Mechanical Engineering

IIT Delhi Alumni- Deepinder Goyal

Deepinder Goyal

Zomato founder; Ex-management consultant at Bain & Company Integrated MTech in Mathematics & Computing

IIT Delhi Alumni Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha

He is a politician and member of parliament. Currently serving as Chairperson for the standing committee on finance and member of Public Accounts Committee. B.Tech Chemical Engineering

IIT Delhi Reviews

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IIT Delhi FAQs

Ques. Has IIT Delhi received any international rating or accreditation?

Ans. Yes, IIT Delhi has received an international rating from QS World Univesity which is a global rating agency. As per the QS World University Rankings 2023, IIT Delhi has featured among the top 200 global institutions with an improved rank of 174 amongst 1422 globally ranked institutes. Overall, IIT Delhi has improved its 2022 performance by 11 places in the QS World University Rankings 2023. 

Ques. What is the minimum rank for B.Tech CSE at IIT Delhi?

Ans. The closing rank for IIT Delhi B.Tech CSE cutoff in 2023 is 16-118 in the year 2023 from round 1 – round 6 of JoSAA. 

Ques. Does IIT Delhi have a home state cutoff?

Ans. No, IITs do not have any home state quota. This is applicable only for NITs, where 50% of seats are reserved for home state candidates and 50% for candidates belonging to other states.

Ques. Is IIT Delhi hard to get into?

Ans. Getting into IIT Delhi is quite competitive as the institute's cutoff goes as high as All India Rank of 3. The level of competition makes is difficult as around 2.5 lakh students appear for the JEE Advanced exam every year and only top-scoring candidates get admission.

Ques. Which is the most popular course at IIT Delhi?

Ans. The flagship program of IIT Delhi is its BTech program. It is an AICTE-approved four-year program offered in full-time mode across 12 specializations. IIT Delhi BTech application process generally starts with JEE Main registrations.

Ques. IIT Delhi is best for which branch under its B.Tech Programme?

Ans. The best branches of IIT Delhi are Computer Science, Mathematics and Computing and Electrical Engineering. The 5-year integrated BTech plus MTech programme in CSE is also most sought after and highly popular among students.

Ques. Are hostel charges included in the overall course fees of 4 years IIT Delhi BTech Program?

Ans. The IIT Delhi fee structure for its B.Tech programme includes tuition fees, hostel charges, security fee along with other charges. Candidates can pay their fees through various options such as debit cards/ credit cards, net banking, E-challan etc. 

Ques. What are the courses offered by DMS IIT Delhi?

Ans. Department of Management Studies (DMS) IIT Delhi is an AACSB certified B-School and rated as one of the top 5 management colleges in the country. DMS IIT Delhi is known for its flagship full-time MBA and MBA Telecom programs for which shortlisting is done based on CAT score.

Ques. Can I take admission to the IIT Delhi Ph.D. program right after Graduation?

Ans. Yes, students having B.Tech/ BE/ BS degrees with valid GATE scores are eligible to apply for IIT Delhi Ph.D. admission. However, no other students can enroll themselves in the Ph.D. programme offered by IIT Delhi without Post Graduation.

Ques. How much cut-off is required for IIT Delhi M.Tech admission? 

Ans. For admission to IIT Delhi M.Tech Programme, shortlisting is done based on GATE score. The minimum cut off required for M.Tech admission at IIT Delhi for its CSE branch has been 900 and for Biomedical Engineering, the gate cut off is minimum 625 score.

Ques. Do I need to submit the scorecard of the entrance exam while applying for IIT Delhi PG admission?

Ans. Yes, After the registration for admission to an IIT Delhi PG course is done, candidates are also required to submit their CAT/ GATE/ CEED/ IIT JAM score card as per their course requirements. Submission of the required score card while filling the application form is a prerequisite to be eligible for IIT Delhi PG Admission.

Ques. What is the highest package offered at IIT Delhi recently?

Ans. At the end of Phase 2 of IIT Delhi placements 2022, a record-breaking 1,300 offers were received. During IIT Delhi placements 2022, the highest international and domestic salary were recorded as a whopping INR 2 CPA and INR 1 CPA respectively.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of IIT Delhi participating in its placement drive?

Ans. The five top recruiters of IIT Delhi during phase 1 placements 2022 included leading companies such as Microsoft, HCL Technologies, Graviton Research Capital LLP, EXL Analytics and Jaguar Land Rover India Limited. Microsoft emerged as the top recruiting company during IIT Delhi placements 2022 with 60 offers.

Ques. What is unique about the IIT Delhi Placement?

Ans. This year IIT Delhi witnessed 45% increase in the number of offers received by the institute from the top marquee companies. IIT Delhi has received the highest number of Pre-Placement Offers this year as of now in the last five years accounting for 180 PPOs.

Ques. Do international companies offer placement at IIT Delhi?

Ans. Yes, IIT Delhi students have received multiple offers from international companies in the placement drive 2022. The highest number of international offers was made by Rakuten Mobile, Japan at IIT Delhi this year. 40 international offers including 9 PPOs were offered at the campus placement drive across international locations including The Netherlands, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Middle East, US and South Korea etc.

Ques. Does IIT Delhi offer any scholarship for its students?

Ans. Yes, based on the merit and family income of the students, IIT Delhi offers various scholarships to eligible students. BTech and MSc students having 6 CGPA and a family income of INR 4.5 LPA are eligible for Merit-cum-means scholarships. Such scholarships are offered to at most 25% of the students providing a tuition waiver and Rs 1000 per month. Additionally, Donor endowed scholarships Many alumni, corporates and philanthropists are instituted at IIT Delhi too.

Ques. Is bank finance available for the students at IIT Delhi?

Ans. Yes, all those students of IIT Delhi whose annual family income is less than Rs.9 LPA are eligible for interest-free education loans for a period of five years from the leading nationalized and private banks. The interest on the bank loans will be paid by IIT Delhi from their internal accruals. 

Ques. Are there any research fellowships provided to the students of the IIT Delhi Doctoral Program?

Ans. Yes, IIT Delhi offers a scheme for the award of Teaching/Research Assistantship in order to provide financial assistance to those students who are admitted on a full-time basis. Students under this scheme are required to render 8 hours of teaching/ research assistance to the Department apart from their routine academic work.

Ques. Who are eligible for availing of teaching and research assistantships at IIT Delhi?

Ans. At IIT Delhi, PhD students are offered a Teaching/ Research Assistantship which provides INR 31,000 per month for the first two years and INR 35,000 per month for the next two years of the program.

Ques. How is the campus of IIT Delhi?

Ans.The IIT Delhi campus extends to an area of 320 acres with picturesque landscapes.The campus presents a glimpse of harmony in architecture and natural beauty.The campus also offers amenities like Clubs, Hospital, Shopping Centre, Banks, Post Office, Telecom Centre, Community Centre, Stadium, Playing Fields, etc. The Students Activities Centre provides all facilities for students including extra-curricular activities and physical development. IIT Delhi campus also comprises central double-storied recreation block with a swimming pool and a gymnasium hall 

Ques. Does IIT Delhi provide in-campus hostel facilities to its students?

Ans. Yes, IIT Delhi offers hostel facility in its own campus area.The student residential zone of the institute includes 14 student hostels which are named after the mountain ranges of India. IIT Delhi hostels are divided into two main sectors - one for the 11 boys hostels and another for the 3 girls hostels. Almost every hostel on the IIT Delhi campus has its own night canteen and a small shop for daily needs.

Ques. How can I reach IIT Delhi?

Ans. A shuttle bus can be hired from IGI Airport and the same metro route can be used to reach IIT Delhi Metro Station. Prepaid and App based Taxis are also available from the Airport to IIT Delhi Main Building costing around Rs. 400. Another convenient option to reach IIT Delhi is to arrive at the Hauz Khas Metro Station which is about 2.5 km from the IIT Delhi campus.

Ques. Does IIT Delhi operate from any other campus too other than its main campus?

Ans. The primary campus of IIT Delhi is located in Hauz Khas, South Delhi, with Sonipat and Jhajjar being the two satellite campuses. IITD-Sonipat campus is located at the Technopark at Rajiv Gandhi Education City while the Jhajjar campus is located next to the AIIMS-Delhi's Jhajjar campus at Badsa village in Jhajjar district of Haryana.

Ques. What is MA in IIT Delhi?

Ans. MA in IIT Delhi are Minor/Interdisciplinary Area Specialization commonly known as Minor Area (MA).When a student opts for such a specialization and / or a minor area, he / she can use 10 open category (OC) credits (mandatory degree requirement) towards the specialization and/or minor area requirements. For example, a student registered for B.Tech (Chemical Engg.) and opting for minor area in Computer Science, can opt for courses prescribed for the minor area, as part of mandatory 10 credits requirements under OC. He/she will need to do additional 10 credits for completing the Minor area requirements.

Ques. Is IIT Delhi better than Delhi University?

Ans. As per the recent international ranking reports, Delhi University beats IIT Delhi. DU has secured the world rank of 397 and a score of 43.61. Whereas, IIT Delhi has been placed at 399 world rank. But, in terms of quality education and alumni employment IIT Delhi tops the chart. 

Ques. Is IIT Delhi private or Government?

Ans. IIT Delhi is a self-contained public institute. The institute is granted the status of deemed university, with the authority to set its own academic policy, administer its own examinations, and award its own degrees. However, IIT Delhi is also accountable to the government, as all funds for the college are provided by the government. So, if something goes wrong or the quality of education d