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IIIT Bangalore Courses – Check List of Programmes, Admission Process here


IIIT Bangalore Courses – Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore has its application process going on for admission to the various courses offered by the institute. There are various technical courses offered at the institution for aspiring students. The admission procedure to these courses offered is as per the level of examination and other entrance tests.

To pursue postgraduate courses of IIIT Bangalore a candidate must have a valid GATE score. Also, there is no separate examination conducted for admission to Integrated M.Tech and postgraduate courses. Complete details on the various courses offered by IIIT Bangalore along with admission procedure is provided in this article below.

IIIT Bangalore Courses – Key Highlights

There are some basic details that can be known by a candidate who is willing to pursue any of the courses offered at IIIT Bangalore. Given below are some of the highlights of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.

  1. The institute of a Deemed to be University
  2. Admission criteria for Integrated courses are merit-based for M.tech is GATE based and for Ph.D is written test and interview.

IIIT Bangalore Courses – Admission process

The various courses offered at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore are listed below. Also, a candidate can find the admission process to the course along for better understanding. 

Integrated M.Tech Program

It is a five-year integrated program offered at IIT, Bangalore. A candidate needs to have first-class marks at 10+2 level with any State/Central board that is recognized. The score obtained in the 10+2 examination must be a minimum of 60%  with Mathematics as one of the mandatory subjects. The selection procedure will further be made considering the score of Paper-1 (JEE Main).

M.Tech Program 

There are two specializations in which the M.Tech program is offered to candidates at IIIT Bangalore. They are M.Tech in Information Technology and Electronic Systems Design. A candidate willing to join any of these must-have scored the minimum 65% marks in Bachelor’s degree that is B.E, B.Tech or equivalent in order to apply to the program. Also, M.Sc or MCA degree holders with first-class marks are eligible to apply. Further, the final selection will be based on the performance of the GATE score.

Master of Science (Digital Science) Program

In order to apply for this specific programme at IIIT Bangalore, the candidate must have completed his/her graduation in any discipline with first division from a recognized University. The selection procedure includes entrance examination and personal interview.

PG Diploma Program 

IIIT Bangalore offers Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science, Software Development and Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. A candidate with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Science/ Business/ Commerce/ Mathematics/ Computer Applications may apply for the program. The final selection procedure will include a test to check the aptitude and quantitative abilities of the candidate and must have a work experience of more than two years. The students are exempted from the test for admission to PG Diploma in Data Science if they meet any of the criteria:

  1. GRE score must be greater than 300.
  2. GMAT score must be greater than 650.
  3. CAT score must be greater than 90 percentile.

Master of Science (Research) Program

This program at IIIT Bangalore is offered to the candidates who have a graduation degree in engineering, i.e B.Tech, B.E or equivalent.

PhD Programs 

Doctor of Philosophy program is offered in numerous specializations, namely, Computer Science, Data Sciences, Electronic Systems Design, Information Technology & Society, Software Engineering, etc. For admission to the PhD program, the Master’s degree in Engineering (M.S. by Research/M.Sc (Research), M.Tech, M.E or equivalent) is the requirement to apply to the program.

IIIT Bangalore Courses – Scholarships

The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore offers scholarships for some of the master degree programmes as stated below. There are certain criteria to avail the scholarships by a candidate, as mentioned here: 

  1. Scholarship for Master of Science by Research and PhD candidates: Through this scholarship, a fellowship worth INR 12,000 is awarded to full-time students admitted to the Master of Science by Research program. 
  2. The PhD students are entitled to a fellowship worth INR 25,000 per month.
  3. Scholarship for M.Tech and Integrated M.Tech Students:  The IIT, Bangalore offers scholarships based on merit and as per need of the candidate. The merit-based scholarship includes a stipend which is offered monthly.

IIIT Bangalore Courses – FAQs

Q.1 Is IIIT, Bangalore a private or a government university?
Ans – IIIT Bangalore is a state-owned/private institutes which are often mistaken as central govt. institute by the students, the rest of IITs are govt.

Q.2 How can one apply for IIIT Bangalore?
Ans – To apply for IIIT Bangalore a candidate must go through the admission procedure required for a particular course and apply accordingly. 

Q.3 Is there any reservation criteria for various categories at IIIT Bangalore?
Ans – No, only qualified candidates in various entrance exams like JEE Main and GATE are further selected for courses as per merit.

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