Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara
(Institute of National Importance under Act of Parliament)

FAQs

Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara is an institute of national importance established under the Act of Parliament, Govt of India (GoI). The institute is established in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. The partners include the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) and Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals GSFC). The Institute was established in the year 2013. The first batch that was admitted in the year 2013-14 is graduating this year. The Institute is presently functioning from Block Number 9 of Government Engineering College Gandhinagar. The Institute does not have its own hostel building, therefore, a private premises has been hired to house the hostel of the institute. Students are transported by bus to the Institute. The mess facility is available at the hostel.

The name of the Institute is Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara. Why is it located at Gandhinagar and not at Vadodara?

The Institute has been allotted land in Gujarat Knowledge City Dumad, Vadodara by the Government of Gujarat for establishing the permanent campus. The institute activities will be moved to Vadodara after the campus development. Till such time the institute will keep functioning from the temporary location in GEC Campus, Sector-28, Gandhinagar.

 

How do I Reach at IIIT Vadodara, Gandhinagar campus (current campus)?

IIIT Vadodara is situated at Block No.9 of Government Engineering College, Sector-28, Gandhinagar. The nearest bus stand is called the “Pathikashram Central Bus Stop” (6.5 km), nearest major Railway Station is at Ahmedabad (32 km), and the Airport is the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad (24 km). The institute is about 8 km from the Gandhinagar railway station. Ahmedabad is also served by another railway station called “Sabarmati railway station” (28 km).

 

What are academic degree programs offered by IIIT Vadodara?

IIIT Vadodara currently offers B Tech, M Tech and PhD programmes. 

 

How do I get admission to BTech program at IIIT Vadodara?

Admissions to B Tech program is through the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSSA) constituted by the Government of India. The Institute does not conduct its own entrance examination. The admissions are purely based on the All India Ranking (AIR) announced by the JEE main examination committee (conducted by National Testing agency). Admission is through the centralized counselling process. Reservation as per mandate of GoI applicable to SC, ST, OBC, PH, EWS and others is applicable. The seat matrix provides a breakup of the seats in different categories.

 

Is there a hostel facility for students?

The Institute does not have a permanent infrastructure in Gandhinagar. A private premises is rented for the purpose of hostel facility. Hostel accommodation has been arranged in a spacious residential society. It has 2 BHK and 3 BHK flats. A 2BHK flat and a 3BHK accommodates 5 and 7 students respectively. Flats are spacious and have a store and kitchen which can be used for storage. The hostel is about 16 km away from the Institute. Bus service is provided for students to travel between the hostel and the institute. The hostel is served with a mess facility serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. (Detailed information can be found here)

 

What are the placement opportunities for graduates?

The Institute placement cell headed by the placement officer works towards student placement and training. For more information click here.

 

 

What are fees applicable for students at IIIT Vadodara?

Details of fees is available at in the link below. The tuition fee remains fixed for the duration of studies/ academic program. Other fees go through a minor revision year to year.

B. Tech.           M. Tech.          Ph. D.

 

I am a student with limited financial capacity. Can I get a fee waiver?

The institute does not provide any fee waiver. It is worth mentioning that the institute does not receive any operational financial assistance from the government.

 

Is there any student who is provided with a fee waiver?

IIIT Vadodara does not provide fee waiver to any student.

 

I/ My family does not have enough funds to support my study expenses. How can IIIT Vadodara help me?

IIIT Vadodara is listed under the State Bank of India (SBI) Scholar Loan and Punjab National Bank (PNB) Pratibha Loan schemes. These loan schemes are available for Indian students without a collateral. IIIT Vadodara will extend help in this regard.

 

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Can you please clear the doubt regarding the DIU Campus of IIIT Vadodara?

IIIT Vadodara has established its International Campus namely Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara International Campus Diu (IIITV-ICD) at Diu. For details refer < http://diu.iiitvadodara.ac.in/about.php >

 

Will the new students be admitted to the Gandhinagar Campus or the Diu Campus?

Both the Institute have separate seat matrix in JOSAA/ CSAB 2020. Thus admission is open at both campuses and will be made at specific Institute.

 

Will the upcoming students be staying in "Sabar Institute of Technology" as a hostel or somewhere else?

The Institute has made arrangements at Sabar Institute of Technology as a hostel, as of now. However, additional locations are under consideration for Academic Year 2020-21 and beyond. The first year classes will be held at Sabar Institute of Technology Campus.

 

Will there be an increase in the number of seats for CSE and IT Branch?

Please see seat matrix at Institute website 

http://iiitvadodara.ac.in/btech_admission.php 

 

From when will the academic year start for the new students?

Academic session will commence only after completion of Admission Process. Students coming to campus will depend on guidelines of Government of India nd Government of Gujarat considering the current COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

Will there be any SPOT Round this year as it happened in 2018?

No