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Type of the institute: Indian Institute of Technology
Complete Mailing Address: Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati, Tirupati-Renigunta Road, Settipalli Post, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India PIN: 517 506
Contact Person For Admission: Dr. N. N. Murty
Designation: Chairman, Admissions
Email: admissions@iittp.ac.in
Alternate Email: academics@iittp.ac.in
Phone Nos: 91-877-2503531
Fax No: 91-877-2503004
Mobile No.: 8328099053
About the Institute:

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati is a third generation IIT that was announced in 2014 by the Government of India along with five other new IITs at Palakkad, Jammu, Bhilai, Goa, and Dharwad. IIT Tirupati launched its academic programme with the support of its mentor Institute, IIT Madras, on August 5, 2015 from a temporary campus situated in Tirupati.

IIT Tirupati is the first among the third generation IITs to have laid its foundation stone in March 2015. The 548 acres permanent campus site is located near Yerpedu on Yerpedu-Venkatagiri Highway (NH565). The campus is well connected by air (Tirupati airport is 12 km), rail (Renigunta Junction is 14 km) and bus services. The construction of six blocks of hostels, workshops, laboratories, computer centre, and classrooms has been completed in the permanent campus and have been operational since 2018.  The campus has received two sustainability awards and was ranked 6th under Swacch Campus awards.  All classes and most laboratories are held in the permanent campus.

The Master Plan for the Institute has been prepared for a 12,500 students campus. Currently five buildings in the academic zone, two hostels to accommodate 1,000 students, 188 apartments to house faculty and staff members, sports facilities are under construction, to be completed by 2022. 

IIT Tirupati offers academic programmes to produce outstanding Engineers, Technologists and Scientists who are capable of addressing the societal needs to enhance the quality of life of people. Since Engineering is Applied Science, more emphasis is laid on theoretical knowledge and practice oriented laboratories.

Programmes, at IIT Tirupati, are being planned to nurture innovation and creativity, teamwork, communication skills, ethics and societal interaction. With the objective of creating technologists who are conscious of social, environmental and sustainable issues, courses in Humanities and Social Sciences are given due importance in the curriculum.

Fee Structure:

B.Tech – Fee Structure

July-Dec 2020 Semester (New 2020 Batch)

S.No

Item of Fee & Deposits 

Value in Rs.

I. Institute Fees

 

 

SC/ST/

PwD

Income below 1

Lakh

Income between 1 to 5 Lakhs

Income Above 5 Lakhs

A. One Time Fees (during admission)

1.

Admission fee

150

150

150

150

2.

Grade card fee

150

150

150

150

3.

Provisional certificate

100

100

100

100

4.

Medical Exam fee

100

100

100

100

5.

Student welfare fund

1000

1000

1000

1000

6.

Modernization fee

300

300

300

300

7.

Alumni Life Membership Fee (NS)

1000

1000

1000

1000

8.

Publication Fee (NS)

250

250

250

250

9.

Placement training fee

1000

1000

1000

1000

Total A

4,050

4,050

4,050

4,050

B. Semester Fees

1.

Tuition Fee

0

0

33334

100000

2.

Examination Fee

350

350

350

350

3.

Registration – Enrolment Fee

200

200

200

200

4.

Gymkhana Fee

1250

1250

1250

1250

5.

Medical Fee

700

700

700

700

6.

Student Wellness Fee

100

100

100

100

7.

Medical Insurance Premium                                                                                      

750

750

750

750

8.

Hostel Seat Rent*

5000

5000

5000

5000

9.

Fan, Electricity & Water charges*

750

750

750

750

Total B

9100

9100

42434

109100

C. Deposits (refundable)

1.

Institute Deposit

1000

1000

1000

1000

2.

Library Deposit

1000

1000

1000

1000

Total C

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

Total Institute fees for Hostellers                            (A+B+C)

15,150

15,150

48,484

1,15,150

Total Institute fees for Days Scholars     (A+(B-*)+C+II(3))

15,400

15,400

48,734

1,15,400

II. Hostel & Mess Charges for GE/OBC/EWS and SC/ST/PwD 

1.

Admission Fee

250

2.

Hostel Deposit (NS)-(refundable)

3000

3.

Estt. “A” Charges

6000

4.

Estt. “B” Charges

1500

5. 

SWD

50

6.

Advanced Dinning Charges

18750

Total 

29,550

 

 NS - Non-Statutory fees

 * - For Hostellers only

 

Hostel rooms are allotted on sharing basis. If you wish to be a day scholar, you should register your name in the Office of the Dean of Students and obtain day scholar certificate immediately after admission

Academic Structure:

Academic Programmes

IIT Tirupati offers following Bachelor of Technology programmes for the academic year 2020-21: 

Programme

Intake

Chemical Engineering

39

Civil Engineering

39

Computer Science and Engineering

53

Electrical Engineering

53

Mechanical Engineering

53

In all the B. Tech programmes, credit based curriculum for 8 semesters will be followed. Each course is evaluated on a 10-point grading system with letter grades. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is calculated at the end of each semester.  At the end of sixth semester, based on academic performance can opt for the dual-degree programme.  Under the dual-degree programme, the student can complete both B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in five years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and Master of Science (MS) by Research in all the streams have been started from the academic year 2017-18. Currently the Institute offers the following post graduate programmes:

M.Tech in Civil Engineering (Environmental & Water Resources Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation & Infrastructure Engineering) Mechanical Engineering (Design & Manufacturing), Electrical Engineering (Signal Processing & Communication) and, Computer Science & Engineering . 

M.Sc. in Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics.


Rules For Change Branch:

Change of branch may be permitted subject to the following rules:

1) Such change will be considered only at the end of the first year. The performance during the first year will be the basis for consideration for change of branch.

2) All students who have successfully completed the first year of the course will be eligible for consideration for change of branch, subject to the availability of vacancies.

3) In making a change of branch, the strength of a class should not fall below the existing strength by more than ten percent and should not go above the sanctioned strength by more than ten percent. For this purpose, the strength in both cases refers to the total strength of the students in the class.

4) However, a minimum of one student will be eligible for consideration for change of branch from each discipline at the end of the first year, irrespective of the regulation.

5) If a student with a higher GPA is not offered a particular branch because of other constraints, this should not be offered to any other students with a lower GPA even if he/she is eligible on the basis of the existing norms.

6) Change of branch rules is subject to revision from time to time and the decision of the Senate will be final and binding.

Faculty:

IIT Tirupati initiated its academic programmes in 2015 with the help of faculty members from IIT Madras and other Institutes. Six senior professors from IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur and IIT Bombay joined the Institute from the beginning and have mentored in setting up the academic programmes and laboratories.  Regular full time faculty members were appointed from 2017 onwards. Currently, IIT Tirupati has about 90 highly motivated faculty members for teaching and research. 

Facilities:

Hostels 

Hostels are available at the permanent campus to accommodate about 1,000 students with a common dining facility which can accommodate about 400 diners at a time.


Sports
IIT Tirupati has fully functional sports facilities both indoor and outdoor. The Institute has permanent Physical Education Officer and Physical Instructor to encourage sports and fitness activities among the students. In addition, coaches for various sports are also available. Following sports facilities are available at the permanent campus:

1. Multipurpose indoor complex with Badminton Courts ( 3 no.s), well equipped Gymnasium, Table Tennis, Yoga, Chess

2. Multipurpose ground for 

     a. Football

     b. Cricket

     c. Athletics

     d. Basketball court

     e. Tennis court

     f.  Volleyball courts ( 2 No.s)

     g. NSO activities for B.Tech First year students

Medical Facilities

The following arrangements are made to avail the medical facilities by students, faculty and staff: 

  a. 24/7 treatment service at IIT Tirupati Health Centre with ambulance.
  b. MoU with local Hospitals for outpatient treatment/consultation for Students, Faculty, Staff, and their dependant family members as per CGHS tariff.
  c. Medical insurance for students to cover hospitalisation.
  d. Health education programmes
  e. Our Health Centre has been the first point of contact to all our staff/ faculty/ security/ housekeeping with any suspicious symptoms of Covid and has        
      been proactive in both testing and treatment. 
Student Life at Institute:

The permanent campus of IITT is located at Yerpedu, while the temporary campus is at Tirupati- Renigunta Road Tirupati. All the B.Tech. students (boys & girls) stay at the permanent campus. The students are provided with 24/7 Wi-fi facility. It also has well equipped classrooms with modern teaching aids, laboratories with latest equipment and video conferencing facilities. The hostels have common rooms with facilities like reading and TV. The Institute also has Open Air Theatre (OAT) for cultural events. The Institute witnesses several activities like cultural nights and individual events of various clubs for music, dance, photography, trekking, technical activities etc. thus ensuring the all-round development of the students. The guidance and counselling unit (GCU) also conducts several activities such as outbound training program, where students go through a two day training program to promote team work, confidence and build camaraderie among the students. GCU also conducts in-person and online counselling sessions for the students. The students now enjoy a fully developed campus with adequate facilities and also have an active life in co- and extra-curricular domains apart from academics.

Financial Assistance:

Financial Assistance available to B. Tech Students

The scholarships available to the students admitted to the B. Tech programme of the Institute include Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship, SC/ST Scholarship, and Institute Free Studentship as per Government of India norms. A table is given below for reference:

S No

Scholarships

Eligibility

Amount of Scholarship

1

Merit-cum-Means 

Scholarship

Parents annual income not exceeding Rs.4.50 lakhs.

Available for 25% of students admitted. Rs. 1,000/- per month plus exemption of tuition fee per semester. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0 in the previous semester.

2

Institute Free Studentship

-do-

Available for 10% of students admitted. Exemption from payment of tuition fee per semester. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0 in the previous semester.

3

Institute SC/ST 

Scholarship

-do-

Rebate of Rs.8000/- in Mess charges, exemption of hostel seat rent and pocket allowance of Rs.250/- per month. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0 in the previous semester.

The Dean of Academic Affairs will lay down the administrative procedures to be followed in the selection of the students for the award of the scholarships consistent with existing Government regulations, if any. 

 Education loans are arranged with banks at concessional interest rates.

Training & Placement:

Career Development Centre (CDC) at IIT Tirupati strongly focusses on providing excellent placement and internship opportunities to students, along with a strong emphasis on year-round career development and career guidance activities. CDC acts as a platform for students to interact with industry. The CDC has a dedicated team of faculty and staff for interacting with various leading Indian and International recruiters to facilitate career opportunities to the students. A dynamic student team is an integral part of the CDC, which helps in organizing and executing the activities.    

The primary functions of the CDC are 

1.     To invite industries and organizations of repute to facilitate employment/ internship opportunities to students and assisting them in the placement process at IIT Tirupati campus.

2.     To arrange summer internships for B.Tech students after 6th semester in partial fulfilment of their degree requirements.

3.     To conduct career guidance activities which aims to provide information on various opportunities available and help them to choose the one based on their interest 

4.     To organize career development activities such as lectures, workshops, and boot camp to enhance the skills necessary for facing interviews and to be successful in their chose career.  

CDC was instrumental in placing students across 50+ leading companies. Students also received pre-placement offers from some top organizations. Some of the recruiters include Microsoft, Amazon, CommVault, iManage, Reliance Jio, Mentor Graphics, Mathworks, Versa Networks, iManage, Toshiba, TCS, L&T group, and ITI limited. 

Even during the pandemic season, the 2021 graduating batch registered 100% internships this year. Some of the leading companies/academic institutions which offered internships were: Texas A&M University, University of Waterloo, TESCO, CommVault, Mathworks, Alation, Futuresfirst, Fourkites, Belcan, TCS, JK tyres, Toshiba, NIWE (National Institute of Wind Energy), Alstom, Danieli, and AECOM. The students were offered diverse and challenging roles across various domains. 

Industry And Alumni Relations:

Industry Relations:

IIT Tirupati is building strong relations with the Industry. The Institute has recently entered into numerous collaborations with organizations such as Amara Raja, Venusgeo/7InQ, Toshiba, NVIDIA and Analog Devices for R&D collaboration. MoUs have been signed with various CSIR laboratories such as Central Electronics Engineering Institute, Structural Engineering Research Centre and Central Food technology Research Institute, Ground Water & Water Audit (GW&WA) Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India and National Highway Authority of India. Industry oriented workshops and conferences have been held in association with organisations such as Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). 

Recreational/Extra Curricular activities:

On the cultural and technical front IIT Tirupati has over 15 clubs related to Acting, Photography, Debating, Quizzing, Dance, Music, Trekking etc. IIT Tirupati conducts a plethora of extra-curricular activities for the students. These activities provide students a get away from day to day tensions and relax themselves. The Aranya trekking club conducts trekking activities at nearby trails and waterfalls. The Chaturanga club conducts chess events where students rack their brains on the 64 squared battlefield. Traditional festivals are celebrated with great pomp and ethnic programs help students in connecting to their roots. Music and art events are also held by organisations such as SPIC MACAY. Tirutsava, the annual techno-cultural fest of IIT Tirupati, has been growing year by year. Our students also participate in the Inter-IIT Cultural, Technical and Sports events organised by various institutions. With thriving clubs and active support from the institute, IIT Tirupati provides a vibrant atmosphere for the students on campus. 

Location and Accessibility:

The permanent campus of the Institute is located on the Yerpedu–Venkatagiri Highway in Merlapaka Village, 25 km from Tirupati town, 14 km from Renigunta Junction Railway Station and 12 km from the Tirupati International Airport with a scenic mountain backdrop. The campus is very well connected to the other parts of the country by road, rail, and air.

The temporary campus of IIT Tirupati is located on the premises of Krishna Theja Educational Institutions on Tirupati-Renigunta Road. It is situated at a distance of 5 km from the centre of Tirupati town, 4 km from Renigunta Junction, and 8 km from the Tirupati International Airport.

Route map : http://iittp.ac.in/images/routemap.jpg

Academic Programwise Seats breakup:
Institute CodeProgram CodeAcademic Program NameState/All India SeatsSeat PoolOPENOPEN-PwDGEN-EWSGEN-EWS-PwDSCSC-PwDSTST-PwDOBC-NCLOBC-NCL-PwDTotal(includes Female Supernumerary)
Program-Total
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
121 4107 Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 12 0 3 0 5 0 2 0 8 1 31
37 2
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
(including "2" Supernumerary)
121 4109 Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 13 0 3 0 5 0 2 0 7 1 31
37 2
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
(including "2" Supernumerary)
121 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 17 1 4 0 5 1 3 0 10 1 42
50 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 11
(including "3" Supernumerary)
121 4111 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 16 1 5 0 5 1 3 0 11 0 42
50 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 4 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 11
(including "3" Supernumerary)
121 4125 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 17 0 3 1 6 0 2 1 12 0 42
50 3
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 11
(including "3" Supernumerary)
     Total Seats 90 5 0 0 34 2 17 1 61 3 237
224 13

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