What is IIT? Complete Information About Admission Process.

Do you know all about IIT? And Admission Process of IITs? If no then we will talk about Complete Information about IITs.

Every student has a desire to do his graduation and post-graduation from the University of his choice because every student has a different aim towards his career.

Some students want to become Doctors, some want to become Engineers, and most of the students want to do Government jobs.

All the students who want to make a career in engineering want to become the best and successful engineers who can provide something new and better for their country.

If you also want to make your career in engineering and have similar dreams, then IIT is the best option for a student. Because this Institute has been giving successful and best engineers to the country since its early years.

If you also want to make a career in engineering and you do not know what is IIT? And what is the full form of IIT?
So today we have brought the answer to some of your questions, so let’s know the complete information about IIT.

What is IIT?

IIT: A group of Educational Engineering Institutes. Which is the best and public institute to get higher education. It started in 1951 AD.

Its main objective was to provide good and qualified engineers, scientists, and technologists to the country. And it has been fulfilling this purpose ever since.

India’s first IIT institute was established in 1951 AD in Khadakpur and the second IIT institute was established in 1958 AD in Bombay. Now a total of 23 institutes of IITs have been opened in different regions and states across India.

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Full-Form of IIT

IIT full form in English- Indian Institute of Technology
IIT full form in Hindi- भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान

Qualifications for admission at IITs?

If you also want to study at IITs then you have to clear JEE exam.
For which it is necessary to pass the 10th and 12th examination conducted by your state board or Central Board of Secondary Education with good marks.

If you have passed the 10th and 12th exams with good marks then you can apply for JEE exam.

JEE Exam

For taking admission in engineering, there are many examinations at the state level, but for national level engineering, JEE exam is the only one.

The full form of JEE is the ‘Joint Entrance Exam‘. Which is conducted by CBSE 4 times a year.

However, since 2013, JEE exam is being conducted in two levels, In which first is JEE Main and the second is JEE Advanced.

1. JEE Main

JEE Main is the preliminary exam for taking admission at reputed universities like IITs. That’s name is included in the few difficult examinations of the country.

What are the qualifications required to appear for JEE Main?

  • The candidate must be 10+2.
  • Must have passed 11th and 12th with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Maths) subjects or should be studying in 12th.
  • It is mandatory to have a minimum of 60% marks in 12th.

Note- Student who is studying in 12th. He can also appear in this exam but if the student fails in the 12th board exam or is not able to score a minimum of 60% marks then he will not be given admission even after passing in JEE Main.

Paper Pattern

JEE Exam is of full 3 hours in which questions from the following subjects are asked.

SubjectQuestionMarksNegative Marking
(20 MCQs+ 5 Numerical Value)
25*4= 100-1 (for MCQs)
(20 MCQs+ 5 Numerical Value)
25*4= 100-1 (for MCQs)
(20 MCQs+ 5 Numerical Value)
25*4= 100-1 (for MCQs)
  • 30 questions are asked from each subject. Out of which 25 questions are objective and 5 questions are subjective.
  • 4 Marks are given for every correct answer.
  • No marks are given for each wrong answer but 1 mark is deducted. Which we know by the name of negative marking.
  • No number is added or deducted when a question is left out.

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2. JEE Advanced

The exam is the second and final exam for admission in IITs. It is completely different from the preliminary exam and It’s more difficult.
Although in it also the same three subjects are Physics, Chemistry & Maths.

What are the qualifications required to appear for JEE Advanced?

  • The candidate should have passed 10+2 (i.e. 12th examination PASS.)
  • There should be a Top 20% of students in the JEE Main exam. Which is ensured differently according to the consultation of different state boards. But if we talk about the average, then the student should have 75% or more marks.

Note- If you have passed 12th and your marks are between 60% to 75% then you can give JEE Main exam but cannot give JEE Advanced exam.

Paper Pattern

This paper is conducted in two sections which are as follows

First Paper-

Sec.Question TypeNo. of Ques.Full MarksNegative Marking
1.Single correct option44*3= 12-1 
2.One or more option is correct88*4= 32-1
3.Numerical value answer66*3= 180

Second Paper-

Sec.Question TypeNo. of Ques.Full MarksNegative Marking
1.Single correct option88*4= 32-1 
2.Numerical value answer66*3= 180
3.List match set2 (Each set has two multiple-choice questions)2*6= 12-1

List of the collage of IITs

After clearing JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams, you can take admission in IITs according to your rank.

No.NameState/UTB.Tech. seats
1.IIT Madras (IITM)Tamil Nadu505
2.IIT Delhi (IITD)New Delhi799
3.IIT Bombay (IITB)Maharashtra778
4IIT Kharagpur (IITKGP)West Bengal690
5.IIT Kanpur (IITK)Uttar Pradesh713
6.IIT Roorkee (IITR)Uttarakhand879
7.IIT Guwahati (IITG)Assam702
8.IIT Hyderabad (IITH) aTelangana294
9.IIT (BHU) VaranasiUttar Pradesh876
10.IIT Indore (IITI)Madhya Pradesh275
11.IIT Dhanbad (IITDHN)Jharkhand919
12.IIT Bhubaneswar (IITBBS) Odisha273
13.IIT MandiHimachal Pradesh200
14.IIT Patna (IITP)Bihar250
15.IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN)Gujarat194
16.IIT Ropar (IITRPR)Punjab297
17.IIT Jodhpur (IITJ)Rajasthan247
18.IIT Tirupati (IITTP)Andhra Pradesh180
19.IIT Bhilai (IIT C) rChhattisgarh126
20.IIT GoaGoa97
21.IIT JammuJammu & Kashmir154
22.IIT DharwadKarnataka126
23.IIT PalakkadKerala260

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How much is the fee in IIT?

To study in any IIT of India, the student had to pay ₹ 90000 as tuition fee per year. But for the last few years, the Indian Central Government has increased the tuition fees of IITs from 90000 to ₹ 200000 per year.

SC / ST and PWD i.e. differently-abled are given leave on tuition fees but no exemption is given in additional fees like hotel and library.

Students whose annual family income is less than ₹ 1,00,000. A fee waiver (No Fee) facility is available for them. The same students whose annual family income is between ₹ 1,00,000 to ₹ 5,00,000. There is a facility for them to pay one-third of the tuition fee (⅓).

All eligible students can take advantage of this scheme.

How long does it take to do IIT?

Talking about time to study in IITs, it depends on your course. which is as follows.

B.Tech./BE4 years
B.Tech. + M.Tech.5 years
M.Tech.2 years

Benefits of studying from IITs

After all, why do students aspire to study in IITs? Why do parents want their children to be educated at IITs? So let’s know about the benefits of this institute.

1. A Special Name

The student lying in this university is known as an IITian. which it displays. That he is from the prestigious university of the country and is a sensible and genius.

2. Get Respect

If you get your higher education from IITs then you can get more respect from people around you. Because one IITian is known by next talent. Which is respected by all.

3. Good Facilities

In IIT, there is a good facility of supporting lab and computer center for the study of students.

4. Learn More Things

IIT students do not only know about cable engineering research but also know about many other good things.
Like a startup, business, management skills, freelance, social skills, etc.

5. Easy Placement

After studying at IIT, students get jobs easily. Most of the students get jobs from the college campus itself.

6. Other Benefits

An IIT student gets a discount of 15-20% in the private restaurant of the campus.


The final thought of this guide (What is IIT? Complete Information About Admission Process) is that IIT is a group of Indian engineering institutes whose full form is the “Indian Institute of Technology“.

To take admission to this institute, you have to clear JEE Main and JEE Advanced as an entrance exam.

There are 23 IITs all over India of which total seats are around 12,000. Every year about 10,00,000 students apply to take admission to this institute.

Don’t forget to share this (All about IITs) with your friends so that they too can get some help in getting admission to IITs.

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