Indian Institute of Information Technology is a premier institute in Karnataka, established in 2015. The institute provides 9 courses and has 8 departments for Science and technology. IIIT Dharwad’s most popular programs are B.Tech and Ph.D. programs. 

Basic Admission Criteria for admission in B.Tech Program of IIT Dharwad is through JEE-Main score which is additionally trailed by JOSAA Counselling. For Ph.D., an entrance test is conducted at the organization's level. However, a Ph.D. candidate shall have a valid score in either GATE, NET, CSIR. Aspirants can apply for admission via both online and offline mode.

At present, IIIT Dharwad runs from transitory grounds in Hubballi. The Institute is planning to move to the permanent ground in Tadasinakoppa town in 2020-21. 

IIIT Dharwad Key Points

  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka is an autonomous institute established in 2015.
  • It is in Public-Private-Partnership mode between the Government of Karnataka and the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
  • It offers two courses B.Tech and Ph.D. in various specializations.
  • The courses at IIT Dharwad are approved by MHRD.
  • It offers numerous facilities to its students consisting of a state-of-the-art library with more than 2500 books, journals, and magazines, etc.
  • It offers great placement opportunities to its students. The placement package has increased over the years due to the smart students and state of the art teaching facilities and supportive faculty. 

IIIT Dharwad Courses and Fees

IIT Dharwad offered a B.Tech and a Ph.D. course in different specializations. Tabulated below are the details of the same:

Program Program Details Selection Criteria
  • Specialization: Computer Science & Engineering - 150 seat, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence -75 seats, Electronics & Communication Engineering,
  • Computer Science & Engineering/Electronics & Communication Engg.
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 13,00,000
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 60% aggregate marks
JEE Main
  • Specialization: Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Fees: INR INR 2.2 Lakhs
  • Eligibility: Graduate degree in Engg./Technology with at least 6.5 CGPA or 60% aggregate marks (OR) B.Tech/M.Sc in Engg./Technology with 70% marks in the total
Must have GATE/NET/CSIR scores or Written Test followed by Personal Interview

IIIT Dharwad Cutoff 2020

The cutoff for JEE Mains 2020 for admission to the IITD B.Tech course is tabulated below:

B.Tech Specialization Opening - Closing Rank
Computer Science and Engineering 26457 - 34219
Data Science & Artificial Intelligence 25090 - 34218
Electronics & Communication Engineering 30601 - 39697

IIIT Dharwad Placements

IIIT Dharwad has a dedicated training and placement cell that offers great placement opportunities to its students. Some reputed companies that have visited the campus for campus placements are TCS, Mercedes, Bentley, Deloitte, Wipro, Samsung and Intel. Some of the highlights of IIIT D Placements 2020 are as follows:

  • In 2020 Placements, about 94% of the eligible students were placed.
  • The highest package offered was INR 11 LPA.
  • The average package was INR 7 LPA.

IIIT Dharwad Placements 2020

Tabulated below are the details of on-campus, off-campus, or online placements for the year 2020:

Placement Percentage 94%
Highest CTC INR 11 LPA
Lowest CTC INR 5 LPA
Average CTC INR 7 LPA
Top Recruiters Elseem Innovations Private Limited, Deloitte, Actyv, Coditation Systems, Bentley Motors Limited, Capgemini

IIIT Dharwad Financial Aid 

IIIT Dharwad is a National Institute, and bank loans are available for the students subject to the central government. The institute offers the funding of loan amounts to economically weaker students. 

Checklist of Educational Loan Documents

  • Three passport-size photos
  • Identification: Xerox copy of passport/Pan Card (required)/Aadhar card (compulsory). 
  • Identification: Xerox copy of passport/Pan Card (required)/Aadhar card (compulsory).
  • Copies of all attested Marks Cards. (UP TO THE LAST QUALIFICATION FROM SSLC)
  • CET Rank Certificate and Letter of Allotment
  • Proof of Admission.
  • The College's Fee Structure. (Expenditure Estimation) 
  • Acceptance Letter. (In the case of study abroad)
  • SBI SB A/c 
  • SBI SB A/c 
  • Affidavit
  • University Writeup 
  • Rs.5000/- DD/Cheque Banker's 
  • IELTS/TOEFL/GRE Score Card
  • 20 /Schedule of Expenses from University

How to Avail of IIIT Dharwad Education Loan Facility

The students can fill up the online Education loan application form to avail the amount after the thorough procedure. The application form is available on the official website of IIIT Dharwad.


Ques. How is IIIT Dharwad college for B.Tech?

Ans. The faculty members at IIIT Dharwad have completed their Ph.D. and are very helpful. The organization gives extraordinary placement opportunities for the students to grab on. 

Ques. How are admissions done at IIIT Dharwad? 

Ans. Admission to the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad is through Central Seat Distribution Board (CSAB). All intrigued Aspirants are mentioned to follow the admission standards clarified on the CSAB site. 

Ques. What is the placement of IIIT Dharwad 2019-2020 B.Tech CSE?

Ans. The IIIT Dharwad Placement 2020 for the CSE students was decent. One of the good things that we noticed was the growth in the number of recruiting companies, compared to the 2018-’19 batch. Some got offers from intel and most of the startup companies’ offers were common there. Also, more than 80% of the CSE students got 6-months internship and a few of them got PPOs.

Ques. What is the type of Curriculum followed in IIITD?

Ans. The B.Tech programs at IIIT Dharwad are planned in the Result Based Training structure with distinct program destinations. Each B.Tech program has an ideal blend of primary hypothesis and center subjects (30%). Most elective subjects are open for any understudy in any program to take their preferred specific courses. 

Ques. What is the motive for Ph.D. Entrance Exam at IIIT Dharwad?

Ans. The entrance test for the IIIT Dharwad Ph.D. program tests the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Analytical Writing of the doctoral degree Aspirants.