Admissions open for IIIT Hyderabad undergraduate programs for 2018-19

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) is seeking admissions from prospective students for its undergraduate programs for the academic year of 2018-19.

IIIT Hyderabad says that it has brought in various changes to the admission process, which have been listed below:

JEE Mode: Students seeking admissions with their JEE (Main) performance should note down that their marks is limited to single-degree programs only. They will be eligible to get admissions for B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) only.

DASA Mode: For students abroad, direct admission will continue as announced on the university website

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IIIT Hyderabad. Photo courtesy of International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad.

UGEE Mode: For all admissions for dual-degree programs based on research, a new mode has been introduced called as UGEE at which will be based on an entrance exam and an interview to follow it. The UGEE admission mode at IIIT Hyderabad is to enroll students having very good aptitude for research, said the university.

For those who had represented India at any of the four Olympiads -International Olympiad on Informatics (IOI)/Science Olympiad (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy)/Mathematics Olympiad/International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL)/Paninian Linguistics Olympiad (PLO) can apply for admissions through the UGEE mode. Such students can directly proceed for an interview without having to go through the UGEE entrance examination.

SCA Mode: IIIT Hyderabad has introduced another new admission mode in the form of Special Channel of Admission (SCA) which will be for single degree B.Tech. (ECE/CSE) programs. The SCA channel’s objective is to enroll students having extraordinary talent or background.

The criteria for SCA admission mode is for the students were selected in UDAAN, a central government scheme and also for students who would complete their second year of study of their six-year integrated class XII + Four Year Undergraduate program in May 2018. An example of this is students studying under the integrated programs by RGUKT.

IIIT Hyderabad says that applicants for SCA will have to take an entrance exam followed by an interview. The university has allotted a maximum of 20 seats through the SCA admission mode.

IIIT Hyderabad revealed that it has significantly enhanced financial assistance for needy students from this year.

The IIIT Hyderabad entrance examination will be held at various centres across India on 18 April and will be fully computer-based.

Important Dates for IIIT Hyderabad admissions 2018-19

Applications for UGEE and SCA modes on university website to open from February 05-March 15, 2018

IIIT Hyderabad Entrance Examination Date : April 18, 2018

IIIT Hyderabad Entrance Examination Results : First week of May, 2018

IIIT Hyderabad Admission Interview : First week of June, 2018

Applications for JEE admission mode to open on university website from first week of April, 2018

Applications for DASA admission mode to open on university website from first week of March, 2018

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