IIIT Hyderabad opens admission to its dual degree programs

Looking forward to a dual degree course in IIIT Hyderabad after class 12th? Want to learn the eligibility criteria, exam date and other requirements for admission to IIIT Hyderabad for a B.Tech-MS dual degree course. Learn here all the necessary details.

Announcement of admission process - dual degree programs, IIIT Hyderabad

IIIT-H or International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad has recently opened its online admission portal for its 5-year dual degree undergraduate courses for the year 2019. Candidates will have to appear for an entrance test, the Undergraduate Engineering Entrance Examination (UGEEE), for admission to its various dual degree programs. The notification regarding the entrance exam along with eligibility criteria, exam fees, test pattern, etc. are all posted in the official website of IIIT Hyderabad.

Dual degree programs available for admission

Following are the five programs prospective candidates may opt for.

  1. B.Tech and Master of Science (MS) in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  2. B.Tech and MS in Computer Science Engineering
  3. B.Tech in Computer Science and MS in Computational Research
  4. B.Tech in Computer Science and MS in Computational Natural Sciences
  5. B.Tech in Computer Science and MS in Computing and Human Sciences

Candidates on successful completion of the above programs will be awarded two degrees, a Bachelor and a Master. The above programs prepare you for a career in research in the field of computer science, information technology, electronics, communication and other related areas. The award of Master degree requires you to complete a research thesis on your chosen field. All the programs are of 5-years duration.

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UGEEE 2019

The Undergraduate Engineering Entrance Exam for admission to the above courses will be held on 28 April 2019. The test will be held across India in a number of centers. The list of centers available in the website of IIIT-H gives you the names of the proposed towns and cities, where the exam is likely to be held. The entrance exam is computer-based and has two sections as given below.

  1. SUPR or the Subject Proficiency Test
  2. REAP or the Research Aptitude Test

As the names suggest, SUPR tests your subject knowledge and REAP tests your thinking and analytical skills, essential for research work.

The duration of SUPR is one hour, whereas REAP is of 2 hours duration. The syllabus for the tests is based on class XI and XII level of Math, Physics and Chemistry, both CBSE as well as state syllabi.

For the benefit of the candidates, IIIT-H has made available a few sample questions at its website. The samples questions can be accessed separately for SUPR and REAP. There is also a mock test available at the site that registered candidates may avail to check their prepardness.

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in class 12 or an equivalent examination with physics, chemistry and math as the main subjects. Your aggregate score in the above subjects should be 60% or above.

How to apply

Candidates need to register and apply online for the above entrance exam. Following are the important dates to remember.

  1. Date of exam: 28 April 2019, Sunday
  2. Application opening date: 11 February 2019, Monday
  3. Application closing date: 23 March 2019, Saturday

Application fees

Candidates need to pay an amount of rupees 2,000 as application fees. The fee is non-refundable and the same for all, irrespective of caste or gender.

About IIIT Hyderabad

IIIT-H or International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad is a premier university in the field of computer science and information technology. On a number of parameters, it ranks very high in the country, sometimes at par with some of the top IITs. IIIT Hyderabad is different from the other IIITs in the country in a number of ways. Firstly, it is an autonomous institute under public-private partnership, whereas the other IIITs are all under state control. The name too differs. IIIT-H uses the term international, whereas the others go by the name Indian Institute of Information Technology. Moreover, compared to the other IIITs, IIIT-H focuses a lot more on research. The entrance parameters are also different. Other than the dual degree courses in IIIT-H one can also opt for the regular 4-year bachelor degree courses. However, the entrance to the 4-year courses is mainly through the JEE Main exam. Besides the undergraduate courses, the institute also offers a variety of postgraduate and PhD programs. The institute is well known for encouraging its students to engage in extensive research in their chosen specialization. The placements obtained by the students of IIIT-H is comparatively on the higher side and at par with the IITs.

Located in Hyderabad, the cyber capital of Telangana, IIIT Hyderabad provides for the best of the opportunities to its students who pass out from this reputed institute. Located close to Gachibowli, the financial centre of Hyderabad, it has in its neighbourhood IT giants like Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Amazon, Wipro, Infosys and many others. The famed International School of Business (ISB) is also very close by in the heart of HITEC City.

For queries, contact IIIT Hyderabad at

UG Admissions IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli, Hyderabad – 500032
Phone numbers: +91 40 66531250, 66531337
Email id: ugadmissions@iiit.ac.in
Website: www.iiit.ac.in

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