IIIT Allahabad - Ranking, Placements | askIITians

The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT Allahabad) has consistently been ranked among the top engineering institutions of the country. It was given a national rank of 8 by India Today. IIIT-As Outlook ranking is 18, and Nasscom-Dataquest ranks it no. 11 in the country.  IIIT Allahabad placements have been ranked at no. 4.

IIIT Allahabad offers the following courses:

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 yrs BTech)
  • Information Technology (4 yrs BTech)
  • B.Tech Information Technology & M.Tech Information Technology with Specialisation in Robotics (5-yr B. Tech + M.Tech.)
  • B.Tech Information Technology & M.Tech Information Technology with Specialisation in Software Engineering (5-yr B. Tech + M.Tech.)

The IIIT Allahabad campus is beautiful, offering facilities such as an auditorium, bank, cafeteria, conference room, library, guest house and hostels.  The IIIT Allahabad hostel was originally located 19 km away at Naini, but has recently been shifted to the main campus.  The institute bus ferries students regularly between Allahabad city and the IIIT Allahabad campus.

IIIT Allahabad placement is among the best in the country.  75% students were able to achieve above 5LPA as a starting package in 2013.  The average package achieved was 6.5LPA, with the highest package being 65 LPA.   Recruiters from IIIT Allahabad include Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Facebook, Deloitte, Flipkart, Fiserv, Comviva and IBM.

The institution offers an extremely vibrant campus life.  The IIIT Allahabad fest is known as ‘Effervescence’, and is a five day long technical cum cultural fest.  Additionally, there are a number of clubs and societies active on campus.  Notable among these are GeekHaven (a technical club), INDEM (IT Networking society), Robita (Robotics club), Literary club, Rang Tarangani (Dramatics club), Virtuosi (Music club), Spirit (sports club), Ushma (Dance club), Thunderbolt (Lighting and sound effects club), Stamb (Program management and publicity and PR club).

The institution is located 12 km from Bamrauli Airport, and 9.4 km from Allahabad Junction railway station.The IIIT Allahabad address is ‘IIIT Allahabad, Devghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211012’.

In terms of cutoffs, IIIT Allahabad cutoffs in 2013 were as follows:

 IIIT Allahabad  2013 Opening and Closing Ranks




Information Technology



Electronics & Communication Engineering



If we compare the IIIT Allahabad cutoff with the cutoffs of other institutions, we will find that IIIT Allahabad attracts the top talent.  This is also bolstered by the fact that it has some of the best companies coming to campus for selections, combined with an extremely high maximum package and average package, making it a very attractive option for aspirants.

The IIIT Allahabad fee structure is as follows:


Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

      Admission              2,500
      Alumni              8,000
      Fund Contribution              2,000               2,000             2,000               2,000
      Library              1,000               1,000             1,000               1,000
      Tuition              70,000               70,000             70,000               70,000
      Exam fees              2,000               2,000             2,000               2,000
      Food Expenses              24,000               24,000             24,000               24,000
      Hostel              9,000               9,000             9,000               9,000
      Other              4,000               4,000             4,000               4,000
Grand Total               Four Lakh Fifty Two Thousand Five Hundred

Despite the excellent infrastructure and reviews, IIIT Allahabad has been  no stranger to controversy.  A massive student agitation was launched in 2011 after the death of a BTech student, Akshay Tiwari due to alleged negligence; this was claimed to be one in a series of deaths due to bad facilities.  Additionally, there were insinuations of irregularities against the Director Dr. MD Tiwari and extremely negative reports about the living conditions in the Naini hostel.  Since then the Director being replaced and the hostel being changed.  There was also a report of sexual assault against a Head of Department.  Students must take these factors into account when deciding whether to join or avoid the institution.

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