International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT Bangalore)

International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT Bangalore)

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Last updated on August 7th, 2018 at 08:51 pm


International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, widely known as IIIT-B, is a deemed technical institute located in Bangalore, Karnataka. The Institute was born in the year 1999, with a public-private partnership between the Karnataka state govt and IT industry at its core. In 2005, IIIT Bangalore was granted deemed university status by the UGC. Currently, the institute offers Master’s and doctorate courses, along with a 5-year Integrated M.Tech which began in 2012.

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List of Contents

  1. Location.
  2. Review.
  3. Courses Offered.
  4. Admission Procedure.
  5. Cut Off.
  6. Placements.
  7. Fee Structure.
  8. Campus.

IIIT Bangalore Location

IIIT Bangalore is a native of the city of Bangalore, Karnataka. The university campus is situated in the glamorous Electronic City, the house of the IT industry, in Bangalore.

IIIT Bangalore Courses Offered

As of 2017, IIIT Bangalore offers a total of 3 variety of degree courses. Below is the list bearing all.

  1. Integrated M.Tech (iMTech) (B.Tech + M.Tech).
  2. Master of Technology (M.Tech).
  3. Master of Science (M.S).
  4. P.hD.

Admission Procedure

Integrated M.Tech (B.Tech + M.Tech)

Admission to the Integrated M.Tech (iMtech) course is solely based on candidate’s Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) AIR. A list of all applicants is prepared on the basis of JEE (Main) score and the candidate with the higher score is given the first preference.

For more details on Integrated M.Tech Admission for 2018

Master of Technology (M.Tech)

For M.Tech admissions at IIIT Bangalore, aspirant’s GATE score is the only criterion.

Master of Science (Digital Society)

IIIT Bangalore conducts its own entrance examination for admission to the M.S program. This exam is followed by an interview at the IIIT Bangalore campus, concluding the admission process.

Master of Science by Research and Ph.D.

Admissions in these two fields are based on openings in 7 domains (found in IIIT Bangalore admissions brochure). Also for certain programs, a valid Graduate aptitude test in Engineering or GRE scored is required.

IIIT Bangalore Cut-Off

Integrated M.Tech (iMtech)

Computer Science Engineering (CSE)185190200
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)168179194

Master of Technology (M.Tech)

This data is also pertaining to the year 2015.

Course NameCut Off Marks
Electronic System Design (ESD)620
Information Technology600

IIIT Bangalore Placements

As mentioned before, Integrated M.Tech (iM.Tech) program began in 2012; hence nothing can be said about their placements. However, in the case of other programs, placements are quoted to be 100%. (As per the university website and other sources)

IIIT Bangalore Fee Structure

Integrated M.Tech

Semesters of StudyTuition Fee per Semester
1st – 4th Sem.Rs 1,08,000
5th – 10th Sem.Rs 1,28,000

Master of Technology (M.Tech) 

Tuition Fee for the M.Tech course at IIIT Bangalore is Rs. 1,08,000 per semester.

Master of Science (Digital Society)

The tuition fee for M.S (Digital Society) is Rs. 1,08,000 per semester.

Master of Science by Research and P.hD

The M.S (Research) and P.hD course at IIIT Bangalore cost Rs 36,000 per semester.

The Hostel fees for all the above programs is Rs. 4,500 per month

IIIT Bangalore Campus

IIIT Bangalore’s current campus, located in the Electronics city, is a 9 – acre campus. The area is small because the institute was initially founded for research purpose only so the area seemed quite sufficient at the time. The whole campus is covered with iiit bangalore hostelslush green grass and the phenomenal plantation, developed artistically, giving a scenic ambiance to the campus.

Internet Facility

Every corner of the campus has a 24/7 internet facility in the form of wired and wireless modules. The hostels also have high-speed internet facility in each room and corridor. Such a web of the internet is like information floating at every corner of the college.


Having a 9 – acres campus is self-explanatory is various senses, as far as sports are concerned. No offense IIIT Bangalore !! But it does have some facilities. It has a Gym and Basketball court inside the campus. Facilities for some indoor games are also available on the campus. It is sad that institute of such reputation lacks sports facility. If you are a sportaholic then sadly IIIT Bangalore is not what you are looking for.

The sports facilities include Basketball courts and a gym. Facilities for some indoor games are also available on the campus. If you are a sportaholic then sadly IIIT Bangalore is not your cup of tea.

The Good News

In 2015, IIIT Bangalore has asked for more area from the Karnataka state Govt. as they are planning to expand their campus and upgrade it with better facilities. The area added will be of the range 25-50 acres.

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It is not an Institute of National Importance. Only government institutes without any private partnership can be eligible for that status.


Respected Sir,
My sons JEE role no 17804770 he got rank of 74576. Can he get a Seat in IIIT Bangalore?