Type of the institute: Indian Institute of Information Technology
Complete Mailing Address: Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, Valavoor.P.O, Pala, Kottayam-686635, Kerala,India.
Contact Person For Admission: Dr M Radhakrishnan
Designation: Registrar, IIIT Kottayam
Email: registrar@iiitkottayam.ac.in
Alternate Email: ugadmissions@iiitkottayam.ac.in
Phone Nos: 91-0482-2202100
Fax No: 91-0482-2202135
Mobile No.: 9443130434
About the Institute:

Dear prospective student , 

Hearty Welcome to the the vibrant and dynamic  Academic  community of IIIT Kottayam ! 

Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, at Valavoor, Kottayam, Kerala http://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/  is one among the 20 new IIITs that have been proposed across the country by the Government of India. The institute is implemented on  public-private partnership (PPP) mode with the initial infrastructure funding from the Central Government, State government and Private Partners. The Institute started admitting students from the academic year  2015-16  and now functioning in its own campus at Pala, Kottayam. For an overview on IIIT Kottayam Campus, Please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI9UgW6pKGg

The Institute is declared as an Institution of National Importance by the Government of India and managed under the provisions of IIIT(PPP) Act 2017.

The scenic campus of the Institute  is located in the southern part of Kerala, commonly referred to as God’s Own Country  and spread over in fifty three acres of land. The nearest Airport is Cochin International Airport (COK) and Kottayam ( KTYM) is the nearest  Railway Station.

The Institution offers specialized courses covering all major research domains of Computer Science and Engineering as well as  Electronics and Communication Engineering viz Data science, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Cyber Security , Parallel Computing, HPC, Programming languages, Bioinformatics, signal processing, communication, Networking, VLSI design , Embedded Systems , Computer Vision, Applied Electromagnetics and so forth, as part of the 4 year B.Tech / BTech-Hons program with equal emphasis on research, innovation and incubation.

In addition, Institute offers MTech programs for working professionals  in AI & DS, Cybersecurity as well as Ph.D program in CSE , ECE and Mathematics. 

The following documents are required to be produced (Original + attested copy) at the time of admission






Provisional seat allocation/Admission Letter, downloaded from JoSAA website.


Document verification completion letter, issued by JoSAA Reporting


Original admit card of JEE (Main) 2021


Score card of JEE (main) 2021


10th standard / Matriculation or equivalent certificate or any other certificate issued by government authorities as proof for date of birth.


Medical Examination report produced at the time of reporting .


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Mark Sheet/grade card of the qualifying examination.


Pass Certificate of the qualifying examination.


School Leaving/ transfer certificate from the institution last attended.


Character and Conduct Certificate from the institution last attended / Gazetted officer.


Community Certificate in the form prescribed by govt. of India and issued by the competent Authority in case of SC/ST candidates.


 Income and nativity certificate in case of SC/ST/OEC candidates from Kerala for scholarship purpose , if applicable


Community certificate in the case of OBC -NCL candidates from a competent authority (not below the rank of a Tahsildar) indicating the status regarding Creamy Layer in the format prescribed by JoSAA 2021. You may visit  .https://josaa.nic.in/WebInfo/Page/Page?PageId=1&LangId=P for further information on the format. 



Passport size photographs(5 nos).


Stamp size photograph (2 nos).


   Scanned Signature of the student
   Scanned photograph 
Fee Structure:

The fee approved for the B.Tech program (2021 admission) is as follows.


First Year
(Reduced fee due to COVID – 19)

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Fifth Semester

Sixth Semester

Seventh Semester

Eighth Semester


Tuition Fee










Hostel Maintenance / facilities fee










Mess Advance










Medical Insurance





 Accordingly , the initial payment ( First Semester ) for the admission-2021 shall be Rs. 99,000/- as tuition fee, Rs 23,100/- as hostel maintenance  / facility fee, Rs. 21,000/- as mess advance & Rs. 950 towards medical insurance.

Academic Structure:

Currently,  B.Tech course in Computer Science and Engineering, B.Tech course in Electronics and Communication, and B. Tech course in Computer Science with specialisation in Cyber Security are offered at IIIT Kottayam. Senior Faculty members  from other Institutions of National Importance like , IITs, IISERs, NITs  etc are mentoring the young and vibrant faculty team of IIIT Kottayam . Only those faculty with PhD degree from reputed national Institutions and having a flare for teaching and research are engaged by IIIT Kottayam. 

IIIT Kottayam follows  an innovative and dynamic curriculum at par with other Institutions of National Importance with  focus on the demands of industry , innovation and  research. Most of the core courses are covered in first two years and the the second half of the B.Tech program largely comprises of need based courses focusing on the demands of the the industry as well as thrust  on innovation and research. Selected one credit courses are offered by eminent industry professionals which adds more value to the curriculum. 

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
The programme is designed to build a strong foundation in Computer Science and Engineering that includes hardware, simulation and emulation. The programme has a blend of Core computer Science courses and elective courses which includes Computer science electives, electronics elective, mathematical electives, science elective, humanities electives and management electives. The B.Tech CSE programme starts with computation oriented courses and the initial four semesters are focused on creating a strong Computer Science foundation which enables the student to harness the required engineering skills for problem solving using computer science.
                                                                                           B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
The programme is designed to equip the students with necessary core competency to succeed in their career and focuses both on Hardware and software. The programme has a blend of core electronics courses and elective courses which include electronics electives, computer science electives, mathematics electives, science electives, humanities electives and management electives. This curriculum is designed for creating strong Electrionics foundation in the first four semesters and to pursue advanced stream electives from semester V onwards. 
                                                                                         B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security

The programme is designed to build a strong foundation in Computer Engineering and Cyber Security which includes hardware, simulation and emulation. The programme has a blend of Core computer Science courses and elective courses which includes Computer science electives, Cyber security electives, Electronics elective, Mathematics electives, Science elective, Humanities electives and Management electives. The BTech Computer Science with specialisation in Cyber Security starts with fundamental Computer Engineering courses, the initial four semesters are focused on creating a strong Computer Science foundation which enable students to identify and tackle advanced Cyber Security challenges.

Rules For Change Branch:

No such provision is available.
IIIT Kottayam is composed of the world-class qualified faculty members who are eager to continue the innovative research and contribute to the Indian / International society along with the studetns. They design the courses as per the needs of the partnered industries and international requirements. They are passionate enough to mentor / guide students apart from their working hours while ensuring the technological growth of individuals. The current listing of faculties are as follows:

  1. Dr. Rajiv Vasantarao Dharaskar( Director, IIIT Kottayam) 
  2. Prof P. Mohanan (Professor In-charge (Academics Affairs)-  Professor ( Retd.) ,  NITK Suratkal .
  3. Dr. Shajulin Benedict, Assistant Professor (Post Doc. - Technical University Munich, Germany) 
  4. Dr. Bini A.A, Assistant Professor (Ph.D - NIT, Suratkal) 
  5. Dr. Ebin Deni Raj, Assistant Professor (Ph.D - VIT-Vellore) 
  6. Dr. Bakkiyaraj Thankarasu, Assistant Professor (Ph.D - Univ.of Madras, Chennai ,Post Doc-ICP, University of Stuttgart, Germany ) 
  7. Dr. Jayakrushna Sahoo, Assistant Professor (Ph.D - _IIT-Kharagpur) 
  8. Dr. P. Victer Paul, , Assistant Professor (Ph.D - Pondicherry Central University) 
  9. Dr. Arun Cyril Jose ,Assistant Professor (Ph.D - University of Pretoria, S.Africa, MS-Coventry University UK) 
  10. Dr. Kala S, Assistant Professor (Ph.D - CUSAT , MS -IISc Bangalore) 
  11. Dr. Panchami, Assistant Professor (Ph.D- Annna University Chennai) 
  12. Dr. J. V. Bibal Benifa, Assistant Professor (Ph.D -Anna University, Chennai) 
  13. Dr. Manjith B.C., Assistant Professor (Ph.D -NIT Tiruchirappalli) 
  14. Dr. Koppala Guravaiah, Assistant Professor (Ph.D - NIT Tiruchirappalli) 
  15. Dr  Divya Sindhu Lekha, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – University of Kerala, Post Doc-CUSAT) 
  16. Dr. Dhanyamol M V, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – NIT Calicut) 
  17. Dr. Keshab Nath, Assistant Professor (PhD – North Eastern Hill University, Shillong) 
  18. Dr. Christina Terese Joseph, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – NIT Surathkal) 
  19. Dr. Rubell Marion Lincy G, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – NIT Calicut) 
  20. Dr. Sivaiah Bellamkonda, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – NIT Tiruchirappalli) 
  21. Dr. Suchithra M S, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – Amrita Vishwa Vidhyapeetham) 
  22. Dr. Ragesh G K, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – Anna University) 
  23. Dr. Ananth A, Assistant Professor (Post Doc – University of Sasketchewan, Canada) 
  24. Dr. Santhos Kumar, Assistant Professor (Ph.D – IIITDM Jabalpur)
  25. Dr. Mathew.C.D, Faculty, Training and Placement Officer- Management Studies

The list of adjunct faculties (present as well as former) for IIIT Kottayam are listed as follows: 

  1. Dr.Narayan D., Ph.D – ISI, Former Director , Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation TVM  
  2. Dr Raghunadhan T- Former faculty, SOMS, NIT Calicut  
  3. Dr. Oommen K Mathew - Computational Genomics Scientist at AgriGenome Labs  
  4. Dr.Sarika Lohana - Research Officer, State Bank Institute of Innovation and Technology, Hyderabad  
  5. Prof. Sadanand Sadashiv Gokhale,- Prof. (Retd) IIT Madras ,  Former Director of various NITs such as Kozhikode, Nagpur, Raipur & Mizoram. 
  6. Ms. Beena Gokhale- M A, M Ed. (University of Illinois, USA)  
  7. Dr.Vinaya Kumar-  Govt. Arts College, TVM  
  8. Dr Sasikumaran Sreedharan -  Former Professor and Chairman ,Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Computer Science, King Khalid University, Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia. 
  9. Dr.Antony Palackal-  Loyola College, TVM  
  10. Dr.Shabu B. Raju - Scientist, DRDO  
  11. Dr. Sherin V. George -  Faculty-Personality Development 
  12. Dr. Augustine Joseph - Former Asst. Professor of English – Govt. Arts and Science College, DURG, Chhattisgarh, Former Associate Professor - St. Thomas College, Pala 
  13. Dr. M. K. Mathew - Retd. Associate Prof., HOD, Dept. of Psychology, KE College Mannanam 
  14. Sr. Lissy George, BST- Former Lecturer, ST. Thomas College, Pala 
  15. Dr. N. K. Narayanan-  (Ph.D – CUSAT) 
  16. Mr. Karthik A, - Faculty-  French 


The academic activities are conducted at the permanent campus of  IIIT Kottayam at Pala, Valavoor. Students shall be joining and reporting at this Permanent Campus. 

Hostel: Hostel Facility is available for Boy's and Girls students. Students run the cooperative mess based on their menu in hostels. The girl students will be accommodated in the hostel within the campus. The boy students of the First year ( except for a few  on first come first serve basis ) will be accommodated in different rented hostels outside the campus ( with in 03 to 5 Kms) and the institute will provide conveyance ( to and fro)  free of cost. All students will be  accommodated inside the campus hostels itself from the second year onwards. 

Medical Facility : IIIT-K students have access to the round the clock medical facility in the Institute Health Centre.  Ambulance facility is extended to handle emergency cases. Medical facilities are given vital importance and each student is given complete care through the Institute Health Centre.

State of the art Labs/Infrastructures: IIIT Kottayam continues constructing buildings and establishing research labs based on the requirement of faculty/industries. Constructing several research labs such as IoT Cloud research lab, Computer Networking lab, 3D printing design lab, and so forth are on progress at IIIT Kottayam for improving the practical knowledge of students.  Selective students could visit leading industries (including AIM-Aayog, Intel, CDAC, NIWE) and international Universities such as University of Innsbruck, Austria, University of Klagenfurt Austria, Technical University Munich Germany, University of New Brunswick Canada,  and so forth where our faculties are collaborated with research ideas.

Library :IIIT Kottayam has a comprehensive collection of Engineering & Science text books, literature, reports, and management  books at its Library. The Institute has a subscription to IEEE CSDL, MATLAB access and support , magazines, newspapers and databases, which can be accessed free-of-charge by all Students. The Library is enriched with a vast collection of print and electronic resources in various area of interests. All library related resources are available on an open source digital platform - Koha.

Student Life at Institute:

All efforts are made to ensure a vibrant and creative students life at par with other Institutions of National Institutions within the constrains of the ongoing construction activities of the second phase of infrastructure development.

Life at IIIT Kottayam: IIIT Kottayam ensures a 100 percent anti-ragging campus. The new comers of this institute are well-treated without inequity and gender bias. Tutors are assigned to each students in order to ensure a FEEL-AT-HOME environment during their stay at IIIT Kottayam (right from their initial stay at the campus). A high-speed internet connection through NKN network and the digital library connections / IEEE subscriptions keep motivating the IIIT Kottayam students for developing innovative solutions during their stay.

Skill Development: IIIT Kottayam offers several forum for students to organize and develop their skill sets. Clubs such as Technical Club, IEEE student branch, ACM student chapter, Sports club, Cultural club, Social and Literature club, Coding club and so forth have enabled most of the students to impart their leadership skills at IIIT Kottayam.

Location Benefits: IIIT Kottayam is located in the central part of Kerala, phrased as God’s Own Country. Kerala is the state with 100 percentage literacy. It is a business hub for trading spices and is an industrial sector for rubber industries, including MRF , Appolo etc. IIIT Kottayam is located in an ideal place where students could reach Trivandrum, Kochi, or Bangalore for establishing business and research developments. Please visit www.iiitkottayam.ac.in for further information.

Financial Assistance:
IIIT Kottayam encourages the students to apply to various agencies offering financial assistance. Currently, no direct financial assistance is available from the institution. All the students including SC/ST/OBC have to pay the tuition fee, hostel fee , Mess fee etc. The students should apply for scholarship, bank loans, and fee concessions  etc. directly to the respective State Government / other Authorities of their choice. Such applications are always recommended and forwarded by the Institute for the benefits of the students.

Scholarship / Educational Loans
Students are free to approach any banks for the educational loan. Institute will issue the needed documents upon receipt of a written request from the students. IIIT Kottayam stands included under the SBI Scholar scheme of the State bank of india. https://sbi.co.in/documents/16012/1557541/27072020_209+Scholar+Institutions.pdf

Ministry of Finance (Office memorandum)

National Scholarship portal

Training & Placement:

The students of IIITKottayam are exposed to real world problems to make them ready for Internships/placements from the first semester itself.

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: The curriculam of IIIT Kottayam is designed in order to impart an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the campus. For instance, AIC-IIITKottayam, an incubation centre of IIIT Kottayam, is a vital resource to IIIT Kottayam students; AIC-IIITKottayam is a 10000 sq.feet incubation unit supported by AIM-NITI Aayog of India to the tune of Rs. 3.77 crore.The MSME incbation centre is also sanctioned to the Institute. IIIT Kottayam, thus, helps students to continue championing in their career and attain goals with an entrepreneurial support. It provides tens of thousands of opportunities for them to interact with industrial experts, including MSMEs to MNCs.

 Plsvisit http://icentre.iiitkottayam.ac.in for further information.

Placements / Internships: Leading industries keep lining up for conducting interviews and placement/internship drives to our students. In fact, the students of IIIT Kottayam could easily attract industries for pursuing internship during their summer/winter vacations (4 months per year). Most often, these internships do lead to their future placement offers. In the previous years, our students have attracted stipend during interships  ranging from Rs.15000 to Rs.50000/- per month from leading industries, including Bosch, TCS, NIWE, US Technologies, and so forth. A full fledged Training and placement cell is functioning in the Institute  and all the students of the first three batches  except those opted for higher studies were placed . WIPRO, TCS, NISSAN DIGITAL, GADGEON , MIND TREE, MPHASIS,SOTI , RELIANCE JIO , CAPGEMINI, INFOSYS , SAP LABS etc are the leading recruiters, Giving the credit to the institute to achieve very good placements for the first three batch of Students with 30% of the students getting more than one offer. The institute is making constant endeavors to polish the students’ over all development especially  as regards with soft skills and technical skills. 

We have attained the highest pay of over Rs. 36 lakhs and an average pay scale of above Rs.9 lakhs for all eligible graduates of the year 2021. For the graduating year of 2022, the highest CTC of 33 LPA stands offered as on Oct 2021.

Please visit http://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/#!/placement

Industry And Alumni Relations:

IIIT-Kottayam has attracted leading industries such as Amazon, IBM, GoldmanSachs, TCS, USTGlobal, and so forth for offering placements to our students. We have attained the highest pay of over Rs. 36 lakhs and an average pay scale of above Rs.9 lakhs for all eligible graduates of the year 2021. For the graduating year of 2022, the highest CTC of 33 LPA stands offered as on Oct 2021. Apart from regular placement offers, our students regularly receive pre-placement offers and internship offers from industries and government agencies. For more details about the placement activities, please visit _ https://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/#!/placement  

The curriculum consist of courses which are jointly offered by industry experts and faculty of IIIT Kottayam. 

Our alumni network strengthens the existing bondage between our ongoing students and industries. Alumni's are committed to assist our students for placements, internships, and organizing knowledge-transfer programmes. Several events are often jointly organized with our prestigious alumni's to promote the word-of-mouth marketing synergies of the Institute. In addition, they are serving as mentors to potential startups of our incubation centres which remain as entrepreneurial promotion activities.

Please visit http://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/#!/placement for further information.
Recreational/Extra Curricular activities:
IIIT Kottayam offers several forum for students to organize and develop their skill sets. Clubs such as Sports club, Cultural club, Social and Literature club, and so forth have enabled most of the students to impart their leadership skills and extra curricular skills at IIIT Kottayam. Our students have  actively participated and attracted several prizes in the Inter-IIIT sports meet 2018 and 2019 respectively. Full fledged Gymnasium and service of a full time Physical Education Instructor is available in the Institute with enough space for indoor and out door practice.  Please visit the web www.iiitkottayam.ac.in for details

Location and Accessibility:

Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam 

Valavoor.P.O, Pala, 

Nearest Railway station: Kottayam Railway station - 30 KMs from Campus

Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport - 65 KMs from Campus

Nearest KSRTC Bus Stand : Pala - 8 KMs from Campus

Please visit :  https://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/#!/reach

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)
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
318 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 83 2 16 1 25 1 12 0 46 1 187
187 17
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 8 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 5 0 17
(including "17" Supernumerary)
318 4114 Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 20 0 4 0 6 0 3 0 11 0 44
44 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
(including "4" Supernumerary)
318 4195 Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) All India Gender-Neutral 20 0 4 0 6 0 3 0 11 0 44
44 4
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
(including "4" Supernumerary)
     Total Seats 135 2 0 0 42 1 19 0 75 1 300
275 25

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