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IIIT Dharwad

IIIT Dharwad

IIIT Dharwad is one of the recently established IIITs in our country. IIIT admission 2022 is ongoing for the B.Tech program. JoSAA 2022 round 2 seat allotment result is out now. Candidates can check the seat allotment results online by visiting the official website - Online reporting for admission and document verification for candidates allotted seats in round 2 will take place till October 1. JoSAA round 3 seat allotment will be released on October 3. The exam will be conducted between February 4 and February 12, 2023.

IIIT Dharwad is one of the youngest IIITs in the country that was established in the year 2015. It is an Institute of National Importance and was set up in Public-Private-Partnership mode between the Ministry of Education, Government of India, Government of Karnataka

At present, IIIT Dharwad is offering B.Tech and Ph.D. programs in the field of engineering and information technology. The institute is known for its B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering program. Admissions to the same are done on the basis of JEE Main cut-off followed by JoSAA/CSAB counselling. The JEE Main cutoff for CSE at IIIT Dharwad ranges from 13695- 25234 for the general category.

IIIT Dharwad Key Points

  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad has recently launched the new B.Tech courses in Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.
  • IIIT Dharwad successfully conducted innovative programs and got enlisted in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) in 2019-20. The programs included Invited Talk, Technical Talk, Smart Governance Workshop, Faculty Development Talk, and Expert Talk.
  • Once chosen, a candidate cannot change his/her branch at IIIT Dharwad. This is because each program at this institute has an independent curriculum from the very first year.
  • >For the placement season 2021, the average package offered to the student was INR 7.3 LPA and the highest package was INR 25 LPA.


IIIT Dharwad B.Tech Admission 2022

IIIT Dharwad offers a 4-year B.Tech program in three specializations, namely, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Candidates Are required to appear in JEE Main entrance examination in order to get admission to the course.

IIIT Dharwad B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission to the B.Tech program at IIIT Dharwad, candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as compulsory subjects and have at least 60% marks in aggregate.

IIIT Dharwad B.Tech Selection Criteria

Selection of the candidates is done through JoSAA/CSAB counselling process. Seats are allocated on the basis of JEE Main result, category, choice filling, availability of seats, and other factors. The Institute does not make any decisions in the seat allocation process. 

IIIT Dharwad ECE

B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) is one of the most popular courses at IIIT Dharwad. Admissions into the program is based on the candidate’s JEE Main Rank that ranges between 13762 and 28330 for the general category students. Those who qualify the same are then required to appear for CSAB counseling for further admission process. The first-year fee for the program is INR 2.01 lakhs.

IIIT Dharwad Placements

IIIIT Dharwad has a career guidance cell that is driven by students assisted by faculty for the career development of students. The cell organizes placement drives at the campus. The cell also provides training and assistance to students for better placement and internship opportunities. In the recent placement drive of 2021, the institute achieved an 87% placement rate. The highest package offered was INR 25 LPA while the average package was 7.3 LPA.


IIIT Dharwad Ph.D Admission 2022

IIIT Dharwad offers a Ph.D. program in six specializations, namely, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Physics, Mathematics, and Humanities. The first-year fee for Ph.D at IIIT Dharwad is INR 74,000. The institute does not offer financial assistantship, full-time research scholars are expected to be either self-financing or sponsored candidates. 

IIIT Dharwad Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

Master Degree in Engineering/Technology in relevant areas with a minimum of CGPA/CPI of 6.5 for Gen/OBC and 6.0 for SC/ST/ all PwD category student’s on a scale of 1- 10 or First Class or 60% for Gen/OBC and 55% for SC/ST/all PwD category student’s marks in aggregate 


M.Tech/M. Sc in Engineering/Technology in relevant areas with a minimum of CGPA/CPI of 7.0 for Gen/OBC and 6.5 for SC/ST/ all PwD category student’s on a scale of 1- 10 or First Class with Distinction or 70% for Gen/OBC and 65% for SC/ST/ all PwD category student’s marks in aggregate. Applicants with experience in a reputed R & D organization or company, or published papers in reputed conferences and journals, or a patent are preferred. 

IIIT Dharwad Ph.D. Selection Criteria

  • Applicants are shortlisted on the basis of marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Shortlisted candidates are required to appear for a screening test conducted by the institute.
  • Those who qualify the screening test will be called for a personal interview.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of the merit list released by the institute on the basis of performance in the written test and interview. 

IIIT Dharwad Application Process


Students who want to get admissions into B.Tech courses can apply through both online and offline using following steps:

For Online Mode:

  • Eligible candidates should fill the application form available on the official website of the college.
  • Fill the application form carefully.
  • Fill all required fields (compulsory).
  • Submit the application form.
  • Pay the application fee of INR 1400 online through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card.

For Offline Mode:

  • The application form can be obtained from Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad.
  • Application fee of INR 1400 can be paid either by cash on personal basis or by Demand Draft.
  • Eligible candidates must fill the form and submit the form by hand at the time of admission. 
  • Correspondence Address:

IIT Dharwad, WALMI Campus Belur Industrial Area,

PB Road Post Mummigatti,

Dharwad-580001 Karnataka, India

Documents have to be submitted with the application form:

  • Provisional Seat Allotment order
  • 10th mark sheet (original with photocopy)
  • 12th mark sheet (original with photocopy)
  • Diploma mark sheet (for B.Tech lateral entry students)
  • Proof of residence
  • Medical certificate
  • Student Aadhar card
  • Students photographs
  • Income certificate (if applicable)
  • Category certificate (if available)
  • Admit card of JEE Main 2020
  • OCI certificate or PIO card (if available)


  • Applicants must fill the online application form available at the Institute website.
  • Separate application form is to be filled if applicants are applying in more than one discipline and in more than one scheme.
  •  Applicants awaiting for their qualifying exam results can also apply subject to the condition that the results will be declared before the admission begins. 
  • Reservation as per Government of India rules is applicable. 
  •  Applicants should complete the application form in all respects. Incomplete application will not be considered. 
  • Applicants must also provide the details of at least two well acquainted people who can provide reference letters in support of candidature of applicant. At least one of them must be an academician and must have taught the applicant. 
  • Applicants are advised to check the Institute website for results / important announcements. 
  • Applicants are also advised to check emails sent to the email address provided in their applications for all important communications and announcements. 
  • All communications related to admission will be communicated only through email. 
  • No TA/DA will be provided to the candidates appearing for the screening test/interview. 
  •  Applicants called for written test/interview should bring with them 
    • Any Photo ID Card issued by government, 
    • Printed copy of the application submitted online
    •  Thesis / dissertation / report / publications, 
    •  All Original certificates and mark-sheets, valid GATE/NET/SLET score cards, and caste certificates,
  • IIIT Dharwad Courses & Fees

  • Check out the list of courses and their fees offered by the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad:





Selection Criteria: JEE Main, CSAB

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 from science stream

INR 2.1 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)


Eligibility: Master in Engineering/ Technology in the relevant area

Selection Criteria: Entrance Test + Interview 

INR 74000 (1st Year Fees)


IIIT Dharwad FAQs

Ques. Does IIIT Dharwad offer internships to students?

Ans. IIIT Dharwad is known for its placement opportunities. Over 30 brands including Deloitte, Wipro, TCS, Publicis Sapient, and many others participate in the placement drive. One can easily get an internship offered at any of these brands.

So, instead of questioning the college or the institute, you are planning to enroll in, work on building your skill-set. It's the skills that you possess that will get you an internship with esteemed brands. Contribute to open-source platforms, work on different projects, and build your individual portfolio to grab a good internship from IIIT Dharwad.

Ques. How is the faculty at IIIT Dharwad?

Ans. IIIT Dharwad marks the presence of some great minds in its faculty. Most of the members of the faculty are Ph.D. holders who can impart immense knowledge to the students. The members are full of enthusiasm and always eager to support the students in all walks of their life at IIIT Dharwad.

Ques. Is IIIT Dharwad worth joining?

Ans. Yes, IIIT Dharwad is worth joining as they have the best faculty, and all of them are Ph.D. holders. The institute also offers a good placement for every student. In 2019, the institute reached the 100% placement mark. The institute is moving into a brand new 60 acres campus, and you’re going to have world-class facilities there.

Ques. What's the average package of CSE at IIIT Dharwad?

Ans. IIIT Dharwad is offering one of the best placement opportunities to its students. For the placement season 2020, 94% of total eligible students got placed at reputed brands like TCS, Wipro, Capgemini, Mercedez, etc. The average package offered was 7 LPA, and the highest package reached 11 LPA.

Ques. How is IIIT Dharwad campus?

Ans. IIIT Dharwad is moving into a new 60 acres campus with world-class facilities. There will be 30 classrooms and labs and two halls, one with a capacity of 240 students and another to sit 120 students at a time. The campus will also have a boys hostel with 200 rooms and a girls hostel by Infosys with a capacity of 100 rooms. In addition to that, one can find a Wellness Centre, gymnasium, yoga room, pharmacy, activity/club rooms, music room, canteen, salon, indoor sports field, and a small shop in the campus.

Ques. How can I apply for admission at IIIT Dharwad?

Ans.  Candidates seeking admission to IIIT Dharwad can apply for B.Tech through JEE Mains and CSAB while applications for Ph.D. admissions can be filled online by visiting the official website of the institute. 

Ques. How is the placement at IIIT Dharwad?

Ans.  IIT Dharwad offers excellent placement opportunities to its students. In the recent placement drive of 2021, the institute achieved an 87% placement rate. The highest package offered was INR 25 LPA while the average package was 7.3 LPA.

Ques. What is the admission process at IIIT Dharwad?

Ans. B.Tech admissions at IIIT Dharwad are done through CSAB on the basis of JEE Main rank, while Ph.D. admissions are based on the written test and personal interview conducted by the institute. 

Ques. What is the cutoff for IIIT Dharwad?

Ans. The JEE Main cutoff for B.Tech at IIIT Dharwad ranges from 13695-28330 for the general category. However, the cutoff varies every year and it depends on the applications received for that particular academic year.

Ques. What are the courses offered by IIIT Dharwad?

Ans.  IIIT Dharwad currently offered only two courses namely, B.Tech and Ph.D. in various disciplines of Engineering, Science, and Information Technology.

Why Choose IIIT Dharwad?

It is an amazing college in all aspects and will be among the top colleges in the coming years. Placements: In 2019, almost 100% of the eligible students got placed in both off-campus and on-campus placement drives. Whereas in 2020, the placement percent was around 94%.

Contact Details

For further details and one-on-one help, please contact the undersigned
 8088888710, Career Advisor


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