Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi  Delhi, Delhi NCR

 ESTD 1963
 Public College
 NIRF Ranking - 4
  AICTE Approved

Indian Institute of Technology , Delhi

Nupur Yadav

About IIT Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, also known as IIT Delhi commenced its establishment in the academic year 1961. The institute has been declared as the "Institute of National Importantce" and grantedthe status of Deemed University.

Ever since the establishment of   IIT Delhi, more than 48,000 people have graduated from covering various disciplines including engineering, physics, management, humanities and social sciences. Among them, about 5,070 have obtained a doctorate degree. The number of students with a Bachelor of Science degree exceeds 15,738; the rest have a master’s degree in engineering, science and business administration; these graduates now work as scientists, technologists, business managers and entrepreneurs; some graduates have left the original Discipline, turned to administrative services, active political or non-governmental organizations. In doing so, they have made significant contributions to the development of this country and the industrialization of the world.

Highlights of IIT Delhi

Highlights of IIT Delhi are mentioned in the table below:

Name of the Institute

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi)

Established in



Hauz Khas, Delhi



Exam Accepted

JEE Advanced

Campus Area

325 Acres

Official Website

On campus schools


Total Departments


Mode of Education

Regular, Part-time

Placement rate


National Collaborations


Faculty members



IIT Delhi Cutoff of B. Tech

Computer Science Engineering9365123919
Mechanical Engineering1222606113310108
Civil Engineering3429132933168174
Chemical Engineering19401242753333358
Electrical Engineering4692954615254
Textile Engineering6549325869421621020

IIT Delhi B.Tech Previous Years Cutoff Trend

IIT Delhi Placement

IIT Delhi Courses

IIT Delhi Courses consist of various programs offered at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level. These programs are offered under various specializations thus, allowing students to choose from a pool of options. Candidates seeking admission to any of the programs offered by the institute must ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute.

  • Candidates seeking admission to B. Tech must have passed class 12th in science stream.
  • For admission to M. Tech, candidates are required to possess a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field securing at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.
  • Candidates seeking admission to M. Sc must possess a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field securing at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.
  • For admission to M. Design, candidates are required to possess a B. Tech or M. Sc degree securing at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.
  • Admission to MBA requires a bachelor’s degree in any field with at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.

IIT Delhi Admission Procedure

The admission procedure of IIT Delhi is generally based on candidates’ performance in the qualifying examinations conducted for programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Know more about IIT Delhi Admissions 2022

  • Candidates seeking admission to B. Tech program must have qualified JEE Advanced entrance examination conducted by the IITs.
  • Admission to M. Tech program is done based on candidates’ performance in GATE exam.
  • Candidates seeking admission to M. Sc program must possess a valid score in IIT JAM entrance examination.
  • For admission to M. Design program, candidates must possess a valid score in CEED entrance examination conducted at the national level.
  • Candidates seeking admission to MBA program must possess a valid score in CAT Exam conducted at the national level.

IIT Delhi Rankings

IIT Delhi has always made it to the list of top engineering colleges across the country. IIT Delhi is one of India’s leading engineering colleges and has a place among the world’s leading international universities.

According to the NIRF Ranking:

  • IIT Delhi ranks 2nd in engineering
  • 8th in Administration
  • 3rd in Overall Categories

In the 2021 QS World University Rankings:

  • Ranked 193 in QS World Ranking in the year 2021
  • Ranked 47 in QS Asia Ranking in the year 2021
  • Ranked 401-500 in Times Higher Education World University Ranking in the year 2020

IIT Delhi Awards and Recognition

Name of the bodyNature of the awardYear of award
Indian Institute of Technology DelhiLifetime Award2020
ACMEugene L. Lawler Award for Humanitarian Contributions within Computer Science and Informatics2019
Department of Science & TechnologyNational Award - Refereshable Braille Display2018
Department of Science & TechnologyNational Award - OnBoard2016
Min. of Social Justice & EmpowermentNational Award - SmartCane2015
DEFManthan Awards - SmartCane2015
NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal DesignWorking Professions (for Disabled)2015
IIT Delhi Golden Jubilee CommitteeMentor Award2010
Vasvik Award 2005Research that is industrially relevant2008
SIGDA (given at DAC 2007)TODAES 2007 Best paper Award2007
DAAD, GermanyKonrad Zuse fellow1994
NRDC, IndiaNRDC invention award1982
BITS PilaniSilver medal (I in Engg. 1977)1977
NCERT and IARINSTS Scholarship (Agri. Engg.) Not accepted1972
Birla Higher Secondary SchoolBest School Boy Award1972

IIT Delhi Placements

The number of jobs offered at IIT Delhi in the academic year 2020 exceeded all the previous targets. In IIT Delhi Placement, around more than 1,100 jobs have been offered. According to the placement data released by the Institute, more than 430 organizations have registered for the 2019-2020 recruitment session. The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi has received more than 600 job opportunities for job profiles. Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, the final phase of the Delhi internship at the Indian Institute of Technology has been suspended. However, the institution was able to continue the second phase of the online internship, and about 100 students received job opportunities during this phase. The top recruiters who visited the Delhi campus of the Indian Institute of Technology this year include Microsoft, Intel, Goldman Sachs, Uber, Standard Chartered Bank, and Societe Generale.

IIT Delhi Placement

IIT Delhi Location:

A 320 acre of college campus spread is located in Hauz-Khas which held a great importance in the history of Delhi.  The campus was designed in the way that it is surrounded by two major roads and two important education organizations, in east of the campus there is Sri Arbindo marg which connect most important part of the city and on north there is new ring road which connects Delhi to highways, on west and south part of the campus there is Jawaharlal Nehru University complex and National Council of Educational Research and Training respectively.

  • Nearest Railway Station: New Delhi Railway Station
  • Nearest Metro Station: IIT Delhi Metro Station
  • Nearest Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport

IIT Delhi Faculty

The faculty members of IIT Delhi include the famous poet and linguist Rukmini Bhaya Nair, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Humanities, and experienced teachers from Stanford University. These faculties are behind the idea of the institute’s start-up company.

The college currently has a student ratio of 1:8 and has more than 654 faculty members. In 2016, the college’s student quota was 1:16. The college showed interest in promoting international students, and the pressure to increase throughput was reduced. Recent relationships reflect improvements in student status and teacher skills.

Startups of IIT Delhi are:

  • HOPE: An electric scooter with a running cost of 20p/km. This is particularly used for delivery and local commute.
  • AqCube: Antimicrobial water storage containers
  • E-Tex and Clensta: E-Tex (kit) and Clensta (Lotion) is an antivirus tools for protection against viruses.
  • Roposo: Indian video-sharing social media platform

IIT Delhi Schools

School IIT Delhi The Institute has 17 centers of excellence, of which 4 are established by IIT Delhi, 8 are sponsored by the industry, and 5 are funded by sponsored projects. The institute currently offers more than 100 UG, PG and doctoral level courses. These courses are taught in 15 schools of the college, such as applied mechanics, chemical engineering, computer science and engineering, mathematics, design, management research, etc. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is composed of the following five schools:

  • Amarnath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology
  • Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management
  • Kusuma School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Interdisciplinary Research
  • School of Public Policy
  • School of Artificial Intelligence

IIT Delhi Scholarship

IIT Delhi provides various scholarships, financial assistance and study support services for UG, PG and PhD students. Interested students can use the selection criteria to apply for the following scholarships.

Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • Free Merit-cum-Means Institute (MCM) Scholarships based on performance: The college provides 1,000 Indian rupees per month to approximately 25% of students. Provided to the engineering and technical students who deserve it.
  • Awards and certificates issued by the college: The best 7% of B. Tech students received INR 2,500 in the 8th and 10th semesters.
  • Scholarships awarded to SC/ST students: As part of this scholarship, SC/ST students are exempt from paying tuition. 4.5 Indian rupees per LPA. For IIT Delhi M. Tech., M. (research) and M. Des.

Postgraduate Scholarship

  • Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship: Master students can receive 1,000 Indian rupees per month, but only for students whose parents’ income is less than INR 4.5 LPA.
  • For M. Tech., M. (research) and M. Des students in IIT Delhi: Under the bursary scheme, these students will receive 12,400 Indian rupees per month.
  • Applicants: Full-time students can get an internship opportunity of 25,000 Indian rupees.
Scholarships NameScholarships Detail
Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarships

- Offered Rs 1,000 per month and tuition fee exemption

- Open for 25% of students admitted

- Parental income must not exceed Rs 4.50 lakh

Institute Merit Prizes and Certificates

- Offered One-time award of Rs 2,500

- Given to top 7% students of each four-year BTech and five-year dual degree

Institute Free Studentship (UG)

Open for 10% of students admitted

- Given on the basis of income alone

Scholarship for SC/ST/PD Students

- Offered tuition fee exemption and other benefits

- Given to SC/ST/PD students irrespective of their parents’/ guardians’ income

Donor Scholarship

- Offered through grants received from different individuals, trusts, and organizations


IIT Delhi Campus Overview:

The institute focuses mainly on maintaining a green zone inside the campus to give student fresh air and maximum healthy living. Most of the students own cycles to avoid air pollution, which is a priority concern for the people living in Delhi.  The complete campus is divided mostly into four divisions which is further divided into different sub-zones as mentioned below in the table:

Campus overview of IIT Delhi

Residential Zone for Students

Residential Zone for Faculty and Staffs

Academic Zone

Fun-cum-Social and Recreational Zone

11 Boys Hostel

2 Girls Hostel


To make the stay of students in hostels more comfortable there are communities made, which have members from both management and students.


For Faculty members and other staffs working in IIT-Delhi are accommodated inside the campus in a separate residential area which is on the opposite side from the student’s hostel

Academic zone comprise the main academic building, library, research center, and laboratories.

The zone is in the center of the campus to minimize walking distance for both students and faculty members.

State-of-the-art classrooms for study of IIT-Delhi courses.


This particular zone have Gym, swimming pool, auditorium and student’s club

The campus also focuses on providing maximum facilities to students and staffs by providing medical facilities ( in campus hospital), shopping facilities, bank, shopping complex, post office and community center.

Anti- Sexual Harassment policy at IIT-Delhi:

Campus follow a strict policy to protect its students from any kind of sexual abuse, exploitation or threat, A committee is established with students and faculty members to make sure everyone lives in an environment free from any sexual harassment, there are helplines circulated throughout campus to provide round the clock help to them.

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