Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kottayam

Indian Institute of Information Technology IIIT Kottayam is an autonomous engineering institute was established in 2015 under public-private partnership (PPP) mode by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and Kerala Industry partner.  College achieved the status of Institute of National Importance by the Government of India.

The campus is located between two cities Thiruvanthapuram and Kochi. IIIT Kottayan provides its students with top-class facilities and academic amenities from a well-planned campus to highly experienced faculty. The institute offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. programmes in various engineering domains.

Facts & Figure:

College TypePublic-Private Partnership
LocationKottayam, Kerala
Approved byAICTE
Accepted ExamJEE Mains

IIIT Kottayam Courses offered & Seat Matrix: 4 Year B.E. / B.Tech

Computer Science & Engineering- Gender Neutral176
Computer Science & Engineering- Female only16
Electronics & Communication Engineering- Gender Neutral44
Electronics & Communication Engineering- Female only4

IIIT Kottayan Admission Procedure:

  • Candidates must have to take JEE Main Examination. 
  • Admissions are done on the basic of rank in JEE Main examination through JoSAA counseling and CSAB special round.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology and Technical vocational subject, any one of these as an optional subject with minimum 75% marks (65% for SC/ST candidates). 
  • Candidates with category wise top 20 percentile in his/her respective board examination can also eligible. 

IIIT Kottayam Cut Off:

IIIT Kottayam offers a four-year B.Tech programe at the UG level. Admission to the programe is based on JEE Main rank, followed by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) Counselling and Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) special round counseling. The institute-specific qualifying cut-off is announced after the declaration of JEE Main 2020 result to manage the seat allotment process.

The seat allotment process is based on the college cut-off and the candidate’s preference for courses and colleges. The cut offs are generally declared in seven rounds of JoSAA Counselling based on opening and closing ranks for each of the programe-specific specializations. In 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic there is only 6 rounds conducted in JoSAA counselling. The last round of JoSSA counselling cut offs mention below :

Branch-wise Cut-offs 2020 (JoSAA Round-6):

BranchOpening RankClosing Rank
Computer Science and Engineering1839835429
Electronics and Communication Engineering3481841058

IIIT Kottayam Fee Structure:

Institute Fee:

Tuition Fees (per year)1.98 lakhs aprox
Annual Fees874
Total1.98 lakhs per year aprox

Hostel Fee:

Hostel Rent (per year)44,880
Mess Advance (per year)42,000
Total86,880 per year aprox

IIIT Kottayam Placements:

IIIT Kottayam is one of the new IIITs which were established in the year 2015 and this college is under PPP mode. Maximum all students have placed in various sectors and few students went abroad for their higher studies. The highest salary package offered to the pass out batch is nearly 9 LPA. In 2019, all the students placed in different companies and some students are offered with nearly 4-5 offers.

The highest salary package offered is 11.5 LPA and many students are offered with the salary package of 3.5 to 4.5 LPA. Students got placed in companies like IBM, TCS, JIO, etc. Projects, assignments, internships are always provided in this college. Every student can do any of these works in any of their course years. There is good support from faculty members. Every work is only done by students so you can show off your skills in a better way.

Infrastructure & Campus:

The college infrastructure is nice. Hostels are very good with all facilities like hot water, washing machine, pure drinking water, good furniture etc. There is a Wi-Fi facility available in all over the campus. There are 3 computer labs, one ECE lab for practical.

Quality and quantity of food served in the mess is very good, and they serve North Indian dishes and south Indian dishes. Medical facilities are also available here. There is a ground which finished its maximum construction and here the students can play football, badminton, volleyball, etc.


All the teachers are Ph.D. holders and well-experienced in their respective field. The quality of teaching is very good and students can interact with teachers and faculty members whenever necessary. The course curriculum is much advanced and up to industry standards.

Courses focused on the programs are web development in both client-side and server-side, application development, cloud computing, database, programming languages like C, C+, Java, Python, shell script, assembly level languages etc.


There are so many facilities available in IIIT Kottyam campus, which makes it a good place for admission.

Hostel: There is separate hostel for boys and girls both. The accommodations available at the hostel are 24 hour Wifi-connectivity, water and electricity.

Internet: The College also provide 24*7 wi-fi connectivity entire the campus also including hostel.

Bank and ATM: IIIT Kottayam campus has 24*7 State Bank of India ATM facility in the premises.

Sports: The facilities to play various indoor and outdoor games such as table tennis, badminton, football, chess, volleyball, cricket etc.

Library:  The library has collection of large number of books and subscription of newspapers, magazines and journals.

Gym: There is a well-equipped gymnasium including Spinning Bike, Treadmill and Elliptical Cross Trainer, so the students come here and to keep fit mentally and physically.

IIIT Kottayam Scholarships:

Indian Institute of Information Technology, IIIT Kottayam provides its students with financial aids and scholarships from state and central governments. The students who are meritorious and have a good academic background can apply from the scholarship. Each scholarship has its own eligibility criteria which the students need to clear.

  • College provide Merit-cum-means scholarships to students who are from economically weaker backgrounds.
  • Students from Minority categories can also apply for a scholarship given by the State and Central Government.
  • IIIT Kottayam is also a recognized national institute, as per which the students can apply for education loans from the national banks all across the country.

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