IIT Delhi - Indian Institute of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (also known as IIT Delhi) is a government technical university located near Hauz Khas, New Delhi. It is one of the oldest IIT established in India and holds prestigious value in the educational sector of India. 

Established in 1961, the institute was formerly known as College of Engineering, Delhi. Later, the college was declared as the institute of National Importance under the “Institutes of Technology Act, 1963”. 

The Primary campus of IIT Delhi is spread over an area of 325 acres is located in Hauz Khas, New Delhi. It has its two satellite operating campuses, one in Sonipat and other is in Jhajjar.

IIT Delhi - Sonipat Campus
Announced by the Chief Minister of Haryana in June 2012, IITD will set up its campus in Sonipat. This campus was established in Technopark at Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Sonipat and commenced in the year 2012. This campus focuses on courses like Development programs for Engineering, Design and Executive MBA. 

IIT Delhi - Jhajjar Campus
The Jhajjar Campus of IIT Delhi is located next to AIIMS Delhi - Jhajjar campus at Badsa Village, Haryana. Both the campuses together are setting up a Biometrical Research Park within this campus.

The admission procedure in IIT of all courses is based on a two-step process. One needs to qualify the Class 12th Boards Examination and must have required marks in JEE Advanced. Admissions are done on the basis of rank in JEE Advance continue through JoSAA Counselling.


Indian Institute of Technology-Highlights

Year of Establishment | Institute Type

1961 | Deemed Public Technical Institution

Official Website


Campus Size

325 Acres


Hauz Khas, Delhi



Admission Criteria


Popular Course


Entrance Exam

JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Mode of Entrance Exam


Top Recruiters

Google, Maruti, L&T, ICICI Bank, Wipro


Yes, 7 scholarships



Gender Intake


National Collaborations



Awards and Ranking

IIT, Delhi has received several rankings among the best Universities in the country by some of the prestigious and very known publications due to its academic excellence.

  • Ranked 2nd for Engineering by NIRF in the year 2020.
  • Ranked 8th for MBA by NIRF in the year 2020.
  • Ranked 6th by Times Higher Education Asia University Ranking in the year 2020.
  • Ranked 193rd by QS World Rankings in the year 2021.
  • Ranked 401-500 by Times Higher Education World University Ranking in the year 2020.
  • Ranked 2nd by Outlook in the year 2018.


Indian Institute of Technology - Courses and Fees

IIT Delhi is one of the Top Engineering Institutions of India, ranked 2nd after IIT Madras by National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF). The institute offers not only B.Tech but several other programmes.

The institute offers 3 undergraduate and 7 postgraduate programmes. The curriculum of these courses gives enough opportunities to the students to attain theoretical as well as practical knowledge in the field.

IIT Delhi offers various courses at different streams. The curriculum of these courses gives enough opportunities to the students to attain theoretical as well as practical knowledge in the field. Students aspiring to secure admission in courses offered by IIT Delhi must check the eligibility criteria before submitting the online application form.







Biochemical Engg. and Biotechnology
Chemical Engg.
Computer Science and Engg.
Civil Engg.
Electrical Engg.
Mechanical Engg.
Textile Technology

4 Years

10+2+JEE Advanced and EXAM: JEE MAINS



Management Studies
Technology Mang.

2 years

Pass in Graduation EXAM: CAT



Applied Mechanics
Chemical Engg.
Civil Engg.
Computer Science & Engg.
Electrical Engg.
Mechanical Engg.
Textile Technology
Applied Research in Electronics
Atmospheric Sciences
Interdisciplinary Programme

2 Years

Pass in Graduation EXAM: GATE



Applied Mechanics
Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management
Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology

2 years

Graduation passed




More than 20+ specialization



Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) - Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates applying in B.Tech should at least 75% aggregate marks in Class 12th for the general category and 65% marks for SC/ST candidates. The candidates should clear JEE Advanced and have a valid AIR rank. 

  • Candidates applying in M.Sc are required to have at least 55% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA/CPI for General/OBC/EWS category candidates in the qualifying degree.

  • The candidate applying for M.Tech must have B.E./B.Tech/M.Sc or equivalent with at least 60% marks or 6 CGPA with valid GATE score. The candidates with B.Tech from IITs with at least 8 CGPA need not appear for the GATE examination and are also eligible to apply.

  • IIT Delhi M.Des eligibility criteria 2021 involves entrance examination and minimum marks in the previous qualification. The candidate is required to have at least CGPA 6.00 on 10 point scale or 60% marks in aggregate in B.E./B.Tech/ B.Des./B.Arch. or equivalent in the relevant field and a valid CEED score.

  • The candidate applying for MBA must have Graduation in relevant discipline or equivalent with at least 60% marks or 6 CGPA with valid CAT scores.


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) - Selection Criteria

  • Admission to B.Tech considered IIT Delhi B.Tech selection process is made based on JEE Advanced ranks. The counselling process is conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). Seats are allotted based on the cutoff of college and the course preference of the candidate.

  • For M.Sc in Maths, Chemistry and Physics, candidates are required to clear the Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM).

  • Candidates applying for full-time M.Tech must have a valid score in the GATE entrance examination.

  • The eligible candidates will be selected for IIT Delhi M.Des admission 2021 based on the CEED (Common Entrance Examination for Design) examination.

  • The eligible candidates will be selected for IIT Delhi MBA admission 2021 based on the CAT (Common Admission Test) examination, Academic suitability, work experience, gender diversity and other criteria.


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) - Admission 2021

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi provides various undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses. The admission to all the programmes and courses will be done online and the Admission offer is made based on merit.

The admission process for all courses are unique which includes

  • Fulfilment of eligibility criteria provided under the guidelines of IIT.
  • Entrance examination score and Rank obtained.
  • Written test conducted and/or Interview round.


IIT Delhi - Important Dates: 

Entrance Exams

Application form Availability

Closing date of Application form

Exam Date

Result Declaration

JEE Advanced

1st week of May

3rd week of June

3 - July - 2021

1st week of August


2nd week of september

2nd week of October


Mar 22, 2021


2 August, 2021

2nd week of September




10 september, 2020

17 October 




Mar 20, 2021


9 september, 2020

10 November 




Mar 8, 2021


How to Apply for IIT Delhi?

STEP 1: Visit the official website of IIT Delhi (https://home.iitd.ac.in/).

STEP 2: click on “Apply Online” tab

STEP 3: Enter personal & academic details.

STEP 4: Upload the scanned copies of thumb impression, photograph & signature

STEP 5: Fill the course application details.

STEP 6: Submit the application and then click on “Proceed to pay”. 

STEP 7: Take the print out of duly filed form and take it for future reference .


Document Required

  • Final Marksheet of Class 10 and Class 12 of recognized board.
  • Certificate of clearing Class 10 and Class 12 of recognized board.
  • Graduation marksheet and certificate of recognized university.
  • Entrance exam scorecard obtained online.
  • Migration certificate obtained from a school.
  • Transfer certificate obtained from a school.
  • Character certificate obtained from a school.
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical fitness certificate (Original Copy)


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) - Scholarships

IIT, Delhi offers scholarships to each student based on the merit of the students. IIT offers various scholarship schemes to support economically weak students who have extremely great talent in academics. 

Scholarship 1

Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarships- UGstudents in engineering and technology Field. These scholarships are offered to 25% scholars. The current price of Merit-cum-Means scholarship is Rs 1000/- per month for General/OBC/EWS students and also the recipient is exempted from paying the schooling fee.

Scholarship 2

For M.Sc. Programmes:  Merit-cum-Means scholarship of Rs 1,000/- per month and tuition fee relinquishing area unit permissible to M.Sc. students to the extent of 25% of the sanctioned strength as per Institute rules.Only those students are eligible whose parents Annual income is upto Rs 4.5 lac per annum for all categories of students/ as per govt. orders as applicable.

Scholarship 3

For SC, ST and Pd students: Tuition fee exemption is admissible to any or all SC / ST/PD students irrespective of their parents’/ guardians’ financial gain, the Institute offers many alternative advantages to students from these classes.


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) - Infrastructure

Indian Institute of Technology has a well maintained and Furnished infrastructure which is well complemented by a highly evolved guidance that focuses on Interactive lectures, Case study Exercises, Class Projects and Exercises. Some of the other facilities are:

  • Library- It has access to more than 2, 50,000 books. Library uses a digital library software package for managing the full dissertations. The library houses a collection of 1, 80,471+ books, bound volumes of journals is around 1, 00,942.

  • Sports- The campus has huge sports facilities with huge and separate grounds for badminton court, Hockey Ground, Weight- Lifting hall, Athletics Track, Amphitheatre volleyball, tennis, basketball, and etc.

  • Hostel facilities- IIT, Delhi has a total number of 14 hostels; 11 for boys and 3 for girls. The names of boys’ hostels are Nilgiri, Karakoram, Aravali, Jwalamukhi,Satpura, Zanskar, Kumaon, Vindyachal, Shivalik, Girnar and Udaigir. Kailash and Himadri Hostels are for girls. provided for both boys and girls with  facilities like attached bathrooms, hot water supply, room cleaning service, and laundry facilities. 

  • Essential Shops-There is a photocopy and stationary shop to buy inside necessities  in the campus itself. The entire campus and the hostel are regularly monitored by CCTV to take care of  safety of the campus and the students.

  • Auditorium-The institute has a state-of-the-art fully air-conditioned auditorium with the capacity to hold around 4000 people at a time. The auditorium of IIT is used to host the national and international level events, seminars and workshops.

Overall, the campus of IIT is highly structured with many facilities and best services.


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) - Placements

IIT, Delhi is known for its Amazing placement record. Top companies across the world recruit IIT graduates. IIT Delhi offers flexibility to students to simply accept multiple offers in order that they select the simplest among the offers out there. The training and placement cell here helps students to furnish their technical skills and also provides various summer training sessions for the overall personality grooming of the students. 

Top recruiters that come in the IIT campus, Delhi are Google, Microsoft, McKinsey&Company, Amazon, Infosys, etc and provide good packages.

Highest Package International-1 crore per annum

Average Package- 16 LPA


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which entrance exam is accepted by IIT for admission in BTech?
For BTech admission, IIT accepts JEE (Main) and JEE (Advance) followed by JoSAA. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of JEE (Advanced) scores.

2. Can I apply online for the admission process in IIT, Delhi?
Yes, candidates can apply online from the official website of the university. 

3. What is IIT Delhi famous for?
IIT Delhi ranked first among government engineering colleges in India by India Today in 2020.IIT, Delhi also Ranked 6th by Times Higher Education Asia University Ranking in the year 2020.

4. Can I get direct admission in IIT Delhi?
In an excellent news for college kids of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, the honored Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi has opened its Ph.D. programme to them for direct admission.

5.  Is it worth dropping out for two years in order to get admission to IIT? 
Yes, definitely it is suggested to drop out for two just to get admission to engineering college like IIT. 


College Details


Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 
IIT Campus, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016

Phone No

011 2659 7135

Email Id

[email protected]

Official Website