IIT Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) is a public technical university that is located within Hauz Khas in South Delhi, Delhi, India. It is among India's oldest Indian Institutes of Technology in India.

The campus was founded in 1961 and officially opened in August of 1961 with the help of Prof. Humayun Kabir, Minister of Scientific Research & Cultural Affairs. The first admissions were granted in 1961. The current campus covers an area of 325 acres (or 1.3 km2) and is bordered by the Sri Aurobindo Marg to the east as well, The Jawaharlal Nehru University Complex on the west as well as the National Council of Educational Research and Training in the south, along with the New Ring Road on the north. It is bordered by Qutub Minar and the Hauz Khas monuments.

This institute later proclaimed as one of the Institutes of National Importance under the Institutes of Technology Amendment Act in 1963. The institute was then granted official status. It was a fully-fledged university with the power to set its academic policies as well as conduct its examinations and confer its degrees.

In 2018, IIT Delhi was also given the status of an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India, which granted nearly full autonomy. In a statement issued by the Indian government released earlier, these IoEs will be more autonomous by being allowed to accept international students as high as 30% of their admitted students and hire foreign faculty for up to 25% of their faculty with increased research funding.

IIT Delhi Campus

Main Campus

The primary school of IIT Delhi is located in Hauz Khas, South Delhi as well as Sonipat as well as Jhajjar being the two campuses that are satellites. The campus covers 350 acres (132 acres) and is located within the Hauz Khas area and sites such as that of the Qutub Minar and Lotus Temple.The campus is also near other educational institutions like The Jawaharlal Nehru Institute, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, National Institute of Fashion Technology, National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and Indian Statistical Institute.

The campus's interior is reminiscent of a city with green spaces, lawns residential complexes, and large roads. The campus has its own water supply and a backup power source and shopping centers for the day-to-day demands of residents.

The campus of IIT-D can be divided into 4 zones.

  • Student Residential Zone

  • Faculty and Staff Residential Zone

  • Student Recreational Area comprises it's Student Activity Centre (SAC) as well as the cricket ground, football field and hockey court, basketball courts tennis courts, lawn tennis courts, and a swimming pool

  • Academic Zone, which includes departments offices and lecture theatres, libraries and workshops.

The student residential zone is comprised of 14 student hostels that are named in honor of the mountains of India. They are divided into two major areas: one of which houses 11 hostels for boys and another one for girls hostels.

Sonipat campus

In 2012, the first announcement of the IITD-Sonipat campus opened in April of 2018 by the Governor of Haryana at the Technopark located in Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Sonipat. The Technopark, of which this campus is a part, was created at the cost of INR175 million (1.75 billion). The campus located in Sonipat is focused on Executive MBA and Faculty Development programs for the technical and engineering colleges in Haryana state and the creation and development of the latest technology to incubate and grow more companies and foster collaboration with industry.

Facilities include research and development labs established by corporates in collaboration with IIT Delhi, business incubators, Impact Lab for Path, a global health innovation center, a top-of-the-line central research facility, a Centre of Excellence in Smart manufacturing, and training centers, and the facilities for conventions. It can house and incubate 100 startups with residential facilities.

Jhajjar campus

IITD-Jhajjar campus is adjacent to AIIMS-Delhi's Jhajjar campus in Badsa village, which is located in the Jhajjar district in Haryana. IIT-Delhi and AIIMS are collaborating to create an institute for biomedical research at this campus, with an integrated Ph.D. supervisory program and the possibility of adjunct faculty. IITD-Jhajjar is financed by IITD and is managed through the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT)

IIT Delhi Ranking

IIT Delhi ranks among the most prestigious engineering institutions in India. According to NIRF Rankings, IIT Delhi is ranked 2nd within the engineering category. 8th in the category of management, and 3rd place within the general category. IIT Delhi also has secured 193rd position on the QS World University ranking 2021. A similar ranking from IIT Delhi is shown below:

  • 3rd on the ARIA rankings for 2021.

  • Ranked 185 in the QS World Rankings 2022

  • Ranked 2 in the NIRF (Engineering Category) 2021.

  • Ranked 4 in the NIR (Overall Category) 2021

  • Ranked 193 in the QS World Rankings 2021

  • Ranked 47 in the QS Asia Rankings 2021

  • Rated 2 in the NIR (Engineering section) 2020

  • Rated 3rd in the NIR (Overall Category) 2020

  • Ranked 401-500 in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking

IIT Delhi Courses

IIT Delhi has 129 courses offered through the UG, PG, and doctoral degrees. The courses are either full-time or fully-time sponsored, or part-time programs. The most popular programs at IIT Delhi include BTech, MTech, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D. Additionally, IIT Delhi also provides Joint-degree courses, PG Diploma, and Certificate programs. Below are the specifics for IIT Delhi Top courses, along with the fees, eligibility requirements and selection criteria:


Program Details IIT Delhi Fees
B.Tech Eligibility: 10+2 in Science Stream with the minimum required marks from a recognized board
Selection Criteria: JEE Advanced + JoSaa counselling
INR 8.43 Lakhs
M.Tech Eligibility: B.Tech/ M.Sc degree with a minimum of 60% marks OR B.Tech. from IITs with CGPA of 8.00 without GATE 
Selection Criteria: GATE + COAP counselling
INR 2.65 Lacs
M.Sc Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with at least 55% marks from a recognized University/ Institute 
Selection Criteria: IIT JAM 
INR 1.31 Lacs
M.Des Eligibility: B.Tech/ M.Sc degree with a minimum of 60% marks 
Selection Criteria: CEED exam scores
INR 2.65 Lacs
MBA Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering /Technology/ Architecture /Pharmacy / B.Sc. Agri. Engg. (Minimum 4 years after 10+2) with at least 60% marks
Selection Criteria: CAT + Group Discussion, and Interview Round
INR 7.85 Lacs
Ph.D Eligibility: M.E/ M.Tech or MD degree with at least 60% (55% for SC/ST/PH) marks in aggregate 
Selection Criteria: Based on GATE or NET entrance merit
INR 1.29 Lacs

IIT Delhi Online Courses 2022

IIT Delhi has introduced several online, in-demand certification courses. The online courses are provided by IIT Delhi's Eruditus Executive Education platform. Graduates or Diploma holders of an accredited college or university are eligible to enroll in IIT Delhi's online courses. IIT Delhi online courses. The price for all online certificate programs ranges from INR 50, 000 to INR 1,00,000. (excluding tax). The duration of online courses varies between 5 and seven months. The following are the online courses provided through IIT Delhi.

  • Certificate Program in Design Thinking and Innovation

  • Certificate Program in New Product Development and Management

  • Certificate Program in Data Science and Machine Learning

  • Certificate Program in Business Management

  • Certificate Program in Project Management

  • Certificate Program in Human Resource Management

  • Certificate Program in Business Analytics & Optimisation

Anyone who is interested in these courses can look into the online courses that IITs offer.

IIT Delhi BTech

The BTech program at IIT Delhi is ranked 2nd within the Engineering category of the NIRF rankings for 2021. It offers a total of 14 specializations as well as 1045 students. The institute also has added BTech with a specialization in Energy Engineering in its curriculum. The total intake of this newly added specialization will be 40 students. The total cost for the program is INR 8.43 Lakhs. The IIT Delhi BTech program has a placement rate of Delhi's BTech program is 91.7 percent. The package that students are offered is between INR 125-2, CPA.

IIT Delhi MTech

The IIT Delhi MTech program is specifically designed for 47 streams. It is offered part-time or full-time for regular and sponsored students. Admission to IIT Delhi MTech for a full-time program requires scores of 300 to 600 on the GATE test. Students who do not have GATE scores may apply for admission. The institute also offers the option of direct admission. To be eligible, applicants must hold a BTech diploma obtained from or an IIT that has an 8.0 CGPA.

The MTech degree that is part-time from IIT Delhi is designed for professionals working in the field and runs for 6 and 10 semesters. Each semester there is a significant workload less than that of full-time students. Students working for any firm or organization may apply to be admitted. To be admitted applicants, they must provide an official No-objection document from the company's perspective.


IIT Delhi MBA program is listed 5th by NIRF in the category of management. It is run through the Department of Management Studies (DMS IIT Delhi). To be admitted to the program it is required to have a CAT percentage of 90 is required. An exemption of 5marks is granted to SC/ST/PwD applicants seeking admission.

IIT Delhi MBA fees for the entire program are 9.60 Lacs. The program provides a high ROI for students. The median salary that MBA students earn during MBA enrollment amounts to INR 18 per hour. The median and the highest pay packages are INR 16.2 LPA and INR 33.8 LPA in both cases.

  • Average CTC: INR 18.5 LPA

  • Median CTC: INR 16.2 LPA

  • Highest CTC: INR 33.8 LPA

IIT Delhi Placements

In the course of IIT Delhi Placements 2022, over 350 recruiters attended the campus. The top recruiters were Microsoft, Intel, Goldman Sachs and many more. This year, a large amount offered from international companies was offered. The number of offers overall increased when in comparison to the previous year. The most notable highlights are listed below:

Particulars Placement Statistics (2021-22)
No. of Offers 1250
No. of International Offers 350
Total No. of PPOs 180
No. of Recruiters 350+
No. of Job Profiles (Expected) 750
No. of Students Opting for Deferred Placements 7
Highest Salary (International) INR 2 CPA
Average Salary (Domestic) INR 1.25 CPA

IIT Delhi Scholarships

IIT Delhi offers a range of financial aid, scholarships, and teaching assistance to UG, PG, and Ph.D. students. Interested students can apply for the following scholarships based on the eligibility requirements.

Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Institute Free Studentship-U.G. 10 percent of students receive free tuition per merit.

  • Institute Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship The Institute provides INR 1000 per month to approximately 25 percent of students. The scholarship is available to highly deserving undergraduate students studying engineering and technology.

  • Institution Merit Awards and Certificates Students who make the top 7% of B.Tech receive the value of INR 2500 in the 10th or 8th semester.

  • The scholarship program for students from SC/ST is available to students from SC/ST who are exempt from tuition costs.

Postgraduate Scholarship

  • MCM stands for Merit-Co-Means (MCM) Awards: M.Sc Students are provided INR 1,000 per month. However, it is only available for students whose parents' earnings are lower than INR 4.5 LPA.

  • For IIT Delhi M.Tech., M.S. (Research), and M.Des. Students: They receive an INR 12.400 per month in the scheme of financial aid.

  • For Ph.D. candidates: Full-time students will be given a research assistantship for up to INR 25,000.

Frequently asked questions

What rank is required for IIT Delhi ?
Only the top 2% of JEE Main candidates will be eligible to sit for JEE Advanced. Candidates must have received at least 75 percent or be in the top 20 percentile in their respective boards' 12th Class Examination.
Is IIT Delhi costly ?
For general category students, IIT fees for the entire course range from Rs 8-10 lakh. The fees for General category students planning to study BTech at IITs have increased threefold in the last six years, from Rs 50,000 to Rs 3 lakh.
Is IIT Delhi hard to get into ?
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the most competitive universities in the world. One out of every five applicants is accepted by the University of Oxford. IITs only accept one out of every 50 applicants.
Is IIT Delhi better than IIT Bombay ?
IIT Bombay is ranked 34th in the QS Asia University Rankings, closely followed by IIT Delhi in 41st place, and they are ranked ninth and 17th in the QS BRICS University Rankings 2018 – a comparison of the top universities in the five rapidly developing BRICS countries.
Is IIT Delhi good for CSE ?
It is one of the best colleges in the country, with top students from all over. Placements: According to recent data, our college has one of the best placement rates in the country. Our college's CSE department had an average salary package of 18 LPA-19 LPA.
DO IIT Delhi hostels have AC ?
All new IIT hostels will be centrally air-conditioned, ensuring that students have a comfortable stay. All new IIT hostels will be centrally air-conditioned, ensuring that students have a comfortable stay.
Is IIT Delhi good for BTech ?
IIT Delhi is one of India's oldest IITs and is regarded as the country's second-best engineering institute. The institute is ranked 4th overall, 2nd in engineering, and 5th in management in the NIRF rankings.
How is IIT Delhi different from other IITs ?
If you use the resources at IIT-Delhi wisely, you will have everything you need. You will have all of the necessary sports equipment for each sport. You can practise one sport every day and become an expert in it. Furthermore, you will make friends in each sport or cultural activity that you participate in.
Is IIT Kharagpur better than IIT Delhi ?
Employee Evaluations. Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, percent Recommend to a Friend, and Positive Business Outlook were all higher for IIT Kharagpur. Career Opportunities, Work-Life Balance, and Senior Management were all tied in three areas.
Why is IIT Delhi best ?
IIT Delhi is widely regarded as India's best institute. The reason for this is because of the high placement records. Every year, over 400 companies visit campus, and over 900 students receive high-paying jobs.
Is IIT Delhi a deemed university ?
It was then designated as a Deemed University, with the authority to set its own academic policies, administer its own examinations, and confer its own degrees.
Is IIT Delhi beautiful ?
Yes, the IIT DELHI campus is the best in terms of being exquisite. It appeals to me and I adore it. Yes, that is correct. In terms of campus beauty, I would rather say that the IITD campus ranks last among all well-established IITs.
What is rank of IIT Delhi in world ?
In the new world rankings, IIT Delhi received a 45.9 out of 100.
How can I contact IIT Delhi ?
Contact Us
  • 011-2659-7135.
  • +91 9813136623/ +91 8588841712.
  • 011-2659-7135.
What is special in IIT Delhi ?
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) is a technical institute in India Delhi is one of India's twenty-three IITs established to serve as centres of excellence for science, engineering, and technology training, research, and development. IIT Delhi aims to produce quality engineer-scientists by providing science-based engineering education.
How to reach IIT Delhi ?
  • Metro Line: Nearest metro station to IIT Delhi is the Hauz Khas metro station (Yellow Line). The metro station is 1.2 Km away from the IIT main gate. One can easily reach the main campus via auto or via bus. If you are traveling via auto, the minimum fare that the driver charges are INR 20 and if you are traveling via bus, take bus no. 764.
  • Bus: The nearest bus stop to IIT Delhi is the IIT gate. You can opt for the AC bus or ordinary bus, the charges for both vary as per the facilities provided. Try to travel only by DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) buses as private buses tend to stop for long durations at each stop to get more passengers. The fares for the ordinary and AC bus is as follows:
    • Ordinary Stage Carriage Buses:
      • Upto 4 km: INR 5
      • From 4 km to 10 km: INR 10
      • Above 10 km: INR 15
    • Air Conditioned Stage Carriage Buses:
      • Upto 4 km: INR 10
      • From 4 km to 8 km: INR 15
      • From 8 km to 12 km: INR 20
      • Above 12 km & limited/night services: INR 25
Is IIT Delhi worth for MBA program ?
Yes, according to the NIRF Ranking 2020, IIT Delhi is ranked 8th in the management category. With a 1:6 faculty-to-student ratio, DMS IIT Delhi provides extensive support, including a fee waiver of up to 50% for the top three students in each class. In terms of CTC and offers, IIT Delhi MBA placement is better than other IITs. In Placement 2020, 83 offers were raised for a batch of 68 students, with the highest CTC of 33 LPA.
What is the stipend for IIT Delhi Ph.D Scholars ?
Full-time Ph.D. scholars can apply for financial assistantships at IIT Delhi. Scholars are paid INR 31000 per month for the first two registered years, and INR 35000 for the following three years. For 8 hours per week, such scholars must provide teaching assistance to IIT Delhi.
How many students are in IIT Delhi ?
For the academic year 2021, IIT Delhi has 1,114 students enrolled. The institute has had 48,000 graduate students since its inception, with 15,738 receiving B.Tech degrees, 5070 Ph.D. degrees, and the rest receiving M.Tech degrees.
What are the fees of IIT Delhi ?
Category IIT Delhi Fee
General, OBC, and EWS (Family Income more than 5 lakh per annum) INR 1,24,450
General, OBC, and EWS (Family Income between INR 1.00 lakh to 5.00 lakh per annum) INR 57,783
General, OBC, and EWS (Family Income less than INR 1.00 lakh per annum) INR 24,450
SC, ST, and PwD INR 24,450
What is MA in IIT Delhi ?
Minor/Interdisciplinary Area Specialization, also known as Minor Area Specialization, is a minor/interdisciplinary area specialisation offered by IIT Delhi (MA). When a student chooses such a specialisation and/or minor area, he or she can apply 10 open category (OC) credits toward the specialisation and/or minor area requirements (mandatory degree requirement). For example, a student enrolled in a B.Tech (Chemical Engg.) programme who wants to minor in Computer Science can take courses in the minor area as part of the mandatory 10 credits required by OC. In order to complete the Minor area requirements, he or she will need to earn an additional 10 credits.