Admissions 2018

Indian Institute of Information Technology Admission 2018

Indian Institute of Information Technology Admission 2018

Established Year: 2007

About Us:

Globilisation has credited uniformity in customer expectations world over. With opening up of Indian economy, our manufacturing sector has to compete globally even for the domestic market. This would require strong products with leading technology / quality and compelling cost advantage. Suitably trained manpower with skill sets appropriate for design, development and prototyping using modern IT tools is critical to achieve this goal. This Institute is envisioned as an academic institution of excellence that would facilitate and promote the competitive advantage of Indian products in global markets. This Institute will serve as an inter-disciplinary institution for education and research in the area of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) encompassing design and manufacturing using state of the art concepts, tools, processes and practices of the industry world over.


Indian Institute of Information Technology Admission 2018


IIITDM provides a good blend of academic, cultural, social, and athletic experience to all the students, scholars, staffs and faculties. The hostel life begins at 5pm and various co-curricular activities such as designer’s club, coding club etc., are coordinated by the respective hostel technical secratary all through the year. In addition to this, many cultural and social activities also happen during the academic year.


The IIITD&M being a residential Institute provides accommodation to all its students.At present Ashwatha Girls wing is for girls and Ashwatha boys wing, Ashoka, Banyan are for boys. Each hostel room is provided with a reading table, chair and a cot. A book/cloth shelf is also provided. Pillows and Mattresses are NOT available in rooms. One can also procure from the campus shop the following items, if needed
Mattress and Pillow

  • Bucket and Mug
  • Bed Cover, Bed Sheet
  • Soaps, Oil, etc.,
  • Lock, Notebooks, Pen, Pen-drive, Hard-disk, etc.,

Students are allowed to use Kettle, Iron Box in their rooms, and are NOT permitted to use induction stove, high-end music systems, electric cookers and other high power appliances. Each hostel is provided with a few Washing machines, Solar Water Heater, RO water, Common Reading room, Common TV room.Laundry service is provided Laundroman Pvt Ltd who charges Rs. 70 for washing (upto 7kg). All the rooms are provided with LAN and common areas with Wi-Fi.
To ensure overall development of every student, the Institute provides all the required facilities for sports and recreation. Gym facility, outdoor stadiums for cricket, Football, Basket ball, Athletic tracks etc and facility for indoor games like Caroms, Chess etc are available in the campus. All the activities are coordinated by Designer’s club, in which every student of the Institute should be a member. SeeHostel Rules

Extra Facilities:

IIITDM Kancheepuram was functioning at IIT Madras campus till Aug 2011. Later, the Institute moved to its permanent campus located at about 30 kms from Chennai International airport, at Melakottaiyur village, off Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road, Chennai – 600 127.     The state of the art permanent campus is under development in 51.75 Acres allotted by the Govt of Tamilnadu which is close to many educational institutes and is well connected to the City. The Physical Education University, TN Police Housing Quarters and Unitech Residential Zone are close to Institute.     Institute has state of the art laboratories, class rooms, library facilities, hostel facilities already established to cater the current requirements.

NAAC Grade: A

Ranking:  AAAA+

Courses Offered:

B.Tech Programs

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering(Design and Manufacturing)
  • Mechanical Engineering(Design and Manufacturing)
  • Mechanical -Smart Manufacturing(from 2016 onwards)

Dual Degree Programs

  • Tech – Electronics Engineering (Design and Manufacturing) + M. Tech VLSI & Electronic System Design
  • Tech – Computer Engineering + M. Tech – Computer Engineering
  • Tech – Electronics Engineering (Design and Manufacturing) + M. Tech Signal Processing and Communication System Design
  • Tech – Mechanical Engineering (Design and Manufacturing) + M. Tech Product Design
  • Tech – Mechanical Engineering (Design and Manufacturing) + M. Tech Advanced Manufacturing

Why Join Indian Institute of Information Technology

  • Placements provided with reputed companies with average package of 7.35 LPA for batch 2011-15
  • Ranked 18thamong ‘Top Government T-Schools’ based on survey of colleges, employers, and alumni by DQ-CMR Survey, 2015
  • Government scholarships to deserving students based on merit-cum-means basis
  • An autonomous institute
  • Collaboration with Japan (Formed a consortium of five universities and six industries) for development of the teaching and research programs, faculty/ student exchange programs
  • Organizes workshops, international visits, seminars, etc.

Indian Institute of Information Technology Fees Structure 2018 


Placement Snapshot :

  • Companies Participated – 34
  • Total no of offers – 145
  • Highest Package – 34.6 LPA
  • Lowest package – 3.25 LPA
  • Average Package – 7.35 LPA

Admission Procedure:

The Institute is presently offering 4 year B.Tech programs in Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering (Design & Manufacturing), and Mechanical Engineering (Design and Manufacturing). The B.Tech programmes have attracted high ranking JEE-Main students and have earned appreciation for the design focussed engineering curricula. Our novel design centric B.Tech programme have earned a good reputation among foreign universities as well. Our alumni have secured MS and Direct Ph.D admission in institutes of international repute like Stanford, Georgia Tech, UC Irvine, USC, Pen State, NCSU, Arizona, etc.,

Indian Institute of Information Technology Entrance Exam

Institute admits students in its undergraduate B.E/B.Tech programs through TNEA

About the Exam:

Anna University will conduct TNEA 2018 counselling for admission to UG engineering programmes at participating universities tentatively in last week of June. Admission to engineering programmes will be based on marks obtained by candidates in PCM in the qualifying examination. No separate entrance exam will be held. To account for variations in difficulty level of different state boards to that of the State Board of Tamil Nadu, the marks obtained by other state candidates will be normalized. Additionally, the total marks will be reduced to 200 (from 300) for preparing the merit list. Candidates who meet the cutoff of TNEA 2018 will be called for counselling round. Counselling of TNEA will be single window process.

TNEA Important Dates 2018

The important dates of TNEA 2018 will include all the events related to the undergraduate engineering admission process and the dates corresponding to them. TNEA important dates 2018 will update candidates about events like tentatively ending of online registration apart from keep them up to date with the counselling schedule once it is available.

Important Dates of TNEA 2018

S.No Events Tentative Dates
1 Start of Online Registration First week of May, 2018
2 Deadline for completing Online Registration Last week of May, 2018
3 Last date to submit filled-in Online Applications First week of June, 2018
4 Assigning of Random Number Third week of June, 2018
5 Declaration of Rank List Fourth week of June, 2018
6 Counselling starts Last week of June, 2018

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by Anna University to be considered for admission to any of the participating institutes of TNEA 2018. The list of criteria are mentioned below:


  • Candidates from Tamil Nadu (TN) who have passed VIII-XII in the state can apply and needn’t enclose certificate of nativity.
  • Candidates native to TN but who have passed VIII-XII in some other state must enclose nativity certificate.
  • Children of Central Govenmnt Employees can also apply provided their parents have been working in TN for past five years.
  • Candidates who have studied VIII-XII in the state of TN are eligible and don’t need to enclose Nativity Certificate.

Qualifying Exam

Candidates need to have passed HSC or any equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The category-wise minimum aggregate % of marks required in the three subjects is given below:

Category Minimum % of marks in aggregate in PCM
General 50
Backward Class including Backward Class Muslims 45
MBC and DNC 40

Age Limit:

Candidate who are applying to Marine Engineering mustn’t be older than 25 years on the last day of submission of online application deadline.

TNEA 2018 Eligibility Criteria for other state candidates:

Under the other-state quota, candidates who are Indian citizens but not a native of Tamil Nadu can apply.

Qualifying Exam and Marks: Candidates need to score a minimum of 50% aggerate marks in PCM taken together (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) in HSc or equivalent exam.

TNEA Application Form 2018

The application form of TNEA 2018 will be available only in online mode. After filling in the online registration of TNEA application form 2018, the candidate will have to send printout of the completed online application in person or by post to:

Secretary, TNEA, Anna University,
Chennai – 600 025

The application form must be accompanied by photocopies of relevant certificates and photographs and must reach the above mentioned address on or before the last date. The registration fee must be paid only online. Candidates must pay the registration fee as per the category they belong to, or else their applications will be rejected.

When filling the application form of TNEA 2018, care must be taken to enter only genuine information. The TNEA application form 2018 will include fields like education details and personal details. Also, when uploading any documents, the candidate must conform to the prescribed format.

TNEA Reservation of Seats 2018

Allotment of undergraduate engineering seats through TNEA 2018 will be done under seven categories. These seven categories and the percentage of seats reserved per category are outlined in the table below:

Reservation of Seats TNEA 2018

Category Percentage of seats reserved
Open Competition (OC) 31
Backward Class (BC) 26
Backward Class Muslim (BCM) 3.5
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC & DNC 20
Scheduled Caste 15
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3
Scheduled Tribes 1

TNEA Rank List 2018 and Random Number

The rank list of TNEA 2018 will be available tentatively in the third week of June for those candidates who have successfully completed the online registration process. For preparing the rank or merit list of TNEA 2018, the marks obtained in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry in the qualifying examination would be considered. Also, rank list of TNEA 2018 would be prepared based on total marks of 200 (Mathematics – 100, Physics + Chemistry – 100). In case two or more candidates score the same marks in the common merit list, the inter-se-merit of the the candidates would be decided in a following order of priority:

  1. Percentage of marks obtained in Mathematics
  2. Percentage of marks in Physics
  3. Percentage of marks in the fourth optional subject
  4. Age of the candidate (the older candidate will be given prefernce)
  5. Random number assigned (higher number will be placed higher in merit list of TNEA 2018)

The common merit list would include the name and ranking of the shorlisted candidates. To check their random numbers, the candidate will have to log in using their registered email ID and password.

In case of Other State candidates, the 4th condition (age the candidate) will be the last condition for deciding inter-se merit. Also, the rank list will include the overall rank, region wise rank and community-wise rank of the candidate.

TNEA Cutoff 2018

The TNEA 2018 cutoff is the minimum rank a candidate needs to score to be in eligible for seat allotment. The cutoff of TNEA 2018 would be available for the specific college, community code (SC, ST, OC, etc.), and branch. The check the TNEA cutoff 2018, the candidate will have to go to the cutoff portal and select the relevant fields. The candidate, typically, would be required to enter three mandatory – district, college name, and branch, and one non-mandatory field – community code. Candidates who score the cutoff of TNEA 2018 will have to counselling round. When preparing the cutoff of TNEA 2018 factors like the number of candidates applying for admisison, previous years’ cutoff trends, and marks obtained by the candidates in qualifying exams will be taken into consideration.

TNEA Counselling 2018

The counselling of TNEA 2018 will be carried out according to merit and category-wise reservation of seats. Higher ranked candidates will be called for counselling of TNEA 2018 first and have more options to choose from. Candidates can pick their choices of branches and colleges from the available options at the time of counselling. Counselling will be held in offline mode and the candidate has to be present in person. If the candidate is unable to attend counselling for some unavoidable reasons, the parent of the candidate is allowed to attend counselling on behalf of the candidate.

Candidates who get shortlisted for counselling of TNEA 2018 have to pay the counselling fee either through Cash or DD. On the day of counselling, the candidate must also bring along originals of all relevant documents.

TNEA Seat Allotment 2018

The allotment of seats for TNEA 2018 will conducted in the order of merit. Also, when allotting seats category-wise rank of the candidate will be considered for filling seats reserved for candidates belonging to the state of Tamil Nadu. The choices entered by the candidate during counselling will also be taken into account. Once a candidate is allotted a seat, the candidate can go ahead and pay the remaining tuition fee.

For allocation of seats under other-state quota, the table showing the number of seats reserved for different regions will be followed.

TNEA 2018 seat allocation for other state candidates

University/Institute Region Number of Seats
General SC/ST
Anna University, Chennai-25 Northern 9 2
Eastern 9 2
Western 9 2
Southern 12 4
Kashmiri Migrant 1

If there are no applicant under Kashmiri Migrant quota, it will be reverted to Northern Region quota.

Contact Us:

Indian Institute of Information Technology,
Design & Manufacturing (IIITD&M) Kancheepuram
Melakottaiyur Village
Off Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road
Chennai – 600 127
Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: +91 – 44 – 2747 6300
Fax: +91 – 44 – 2747 6301

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