IIT Delhi is one of the most prestigious public technical universities in India. It was established in the year 1961 as the College of Engineering. Later declared an Institution of National Importance and renamed as Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. It is the dream college of millions of students. Are you the one?

To study in this top-class institution, you have to follow certain instructions, fulfil the eligibility criterion, clear JEE Main and Advanced exams, and many more. Here, you will find all the details related to how to get admission to IIT Delhi and what are the cut-offs for Delhi 2022. But, before getting into deep, let’s just get a brief overview of IIT Delhi, and then we will answer all your questions.

Highlights of IIT Delhi

Year of Foundation



Dr. R. Chidambaram






Public Technical University


2nd in the Engineering department concerning NIRF 2021.

4th in the general category as per NIRF 2021.

5th in the management department as per NIRF 2021.

India Today ranked IIT Delhi as the number 1 engineering college in India in 2021.  

No. of departments


No. of courses



Prof. Rangan Banerjee


325 acres

Courses Offered by IIT Delhi

Now, let's have a glance at IIT Delhi courses.




Manufacturing engineering

Chemical engineering

Civil engineering

Biochemical engineering and biotechnology

Computer science and engineering

Electrical engineering

Electrical engineering with Power

Electrical engineering with the Power and Automation

Mechanical engineering

Engineering physics

Mathematics and computing

Production and industrial engineering

Textile engineering

Qualifying exam: JEE Advanced

Duration: 4 years

Eligibility: The candidates should pass Class 12 in Science stream (PCM) with 75% aggregate (65% for SC/ ST candidates) + Rank in JEE Advanced to be eligible for B.Tech admissions.

Admission Process in IIT Delhi

The admission process in IIT Delhi follows a systematic approach and maintains different timelines for different courses. It helps students or parents to not get confused and easily understand the flow of communication and the admissions process. 

Initially, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the JEE Examinations. The students who qualify for the exam will get a call for counselling. Counselling will be done in many phases according to the merit list announced by NTA. During the counselling, candidates can select IIT Delhi as their preference. Candidates who have the required cut-off will get admission to IIT Delhi.

Selection Process in Engineering — IIT Delhi 2022



Registration for JEE Main — Session 1

1 March 2022 – 5 April 2022

Announcement of Centre Allocation

April first week

Admit Card Released Date

April Second week

JEE Main Session-1 Exam Date

21 April, 24 April, 25 April, 29 April, 1 May, 4 May

Result Declaration of Session-1

Yet to be announced

Registration for JEE Main — Session 2

8 April 2022 – 3 May 2022

Announcement of Centre Allocation

Second week of May

Admit Card Released Date

Third week of May

JEE Main Session-2 Exam Date

24 May 2022 to 29 May 2022 (tentative)

Result Declaration of Session-2

Yet to be announced

Registration for JEE Advanced 2022

8 June 2022 – 14 June 2022

Admit Card Released Date

27 June 2022 – 3 July 2022

JEE Advanced Exam Date

3 July 2022

Release of Provisional Answer Key

9 July 2022

Release of Final Answer Key

18 July 2022

Release of Result

18 July 2022

JoSAA Process Begin

19 July 2022 (Tentative)

Cut-Off for JEE Advanced 2022

Getting admission to the IIT Delhi, the cut-off is a crucial point. The cut-off list for JEE exams will be designed and regulated by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JAA). The IIT Delhi cut-off may vary from course to course. It can be defined under various factors like rankings, cast, and the number of students appearing. Here, the cut-off of previous years 2021, 2020, and 2019 are given. By comparing these previous years' cut-offs, you can estimate this year’s cut-off.




Opening Rank-Closing Rank (Six Rounds)


Opening Rank-Closing Rank (Six Rounds)


Opening Rank-Closing Rank (Seven Rounds)

Computer Science and Engineering




Electrical Engineering




Mathematics and Computing Engineering




Civil Engineering




Textile Technology




Mechanical Engineering




Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology




Chemical Engineering




Engineering Physics




Electrical Engineering




Production and Industrial Engineering




Engineering and Computational Mechanics



Materials Engineering



Energy Engineering



IIT Delhi offers the scholarship to meritorious students who are eligible for Merit-cum-means (MCM) scholarships. For the MCM scholarship, the family income of the candidate should be less than 4.5 LPA and the candidate must score 6 CGPA. But, an utmost 25% of students can get this scholarship that provides a tuition waiver and an amount of 1000 Rs. And, only 10% of students provided only tuition waivers. 

SC/ST candidates will get full relaxation from the tuition fee.

Other notable alumni and industrialists provide scholarships to the students based on their family income and academic performance. A list of some other scholarships is given below: 

Type of the Scholarship


Nirmala Devi Raghunath Das Sarin Scholarship

The student with the lowest means will be awarded this scholarship. The student eligible for this scholarship shall not be a recipient of any other scholarship.

One scholarship is awarded to 2nd-year B.Tech students of Textile Technology based on MCM having a CGPA of 6.0 or more.

Bina Dewan Singh Scholarship

One scholarship is awarded every year to a 1st-year student of the undergraduate programs based on MCM having a family income less than or equal to Rs. 6.0 LPA. 

Gobind H. Keswani Scholarship

One MCM scholarship will be provided every year to a first-year student of the UG program admitted through IIT JEE having a family income not exceeding Rs. 5 LPA. Renewal subject to maintaining a GPA of 7.0 

CS&E 1998 Batch Scholarship

This is for computer engineering students. One scholarship is awarded to a 2nd-year student from a Computer Science & Engineering course based on MCM. The student shall not be a recipient of any other scholarship. 

Indian Women's Association Bonn Scholarship

One scholarship is awarded to an Ist year UG student based on MCM (Parental income up to Rs.5.0 LPA). Under specific conditions namely -

Renewal subject to maintaining a CGPA of 7.00and earning at least 45 credits each year.

Suppose the chosen student is already in receipt of any other scholarship/ financial assistance. In that case, he/she will be offered the option to choose this scholarship or the other one because only one scholarship is available for one student.

These conditions are meant for avoiding negligence, dedicated to studies, and view of providing available scholarships to the maximum number of students.


Most of the MNCs visit every year to IIT Delhi. Usually, 80% of the students will step out from this institute with at least one offer letter in hand. The remaining 20% of students opt for options like further studies, preparation for civil services, start-ups, and research work and do not take part in the recruitment process. That's the reason many people wish to study at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Among all the companies, Microsoft is one of the leading recruiters from IIT Delhi.


From the above-given table of cut-offs, you can see the previous years’ (2021, 2020, and 2019) cut-offs and get an idea of how much the competition is increasing. So, prepare yourself with mind, body, and soul and crack this exam to get admission to your dream college and serve the nation.

FAQs on IIT Delhi

1. Does IIT Delhi Offers Some Facilities in Terms of Placements?

It's of course. IIT Delhi always strives to give its best to its students in all aspects. They provide guidance, tips, and facilities in their placements also. The institute has a separate placement to sell. Also all the faculty concentrate on teaching some general concepts like:

  • Communication skills

  • Preparation of curriculum vitae

  • Mock interviews

  • Jam sessions, group discussions

  • Presentation skills

  • Case studies

  • Problem-solving techniques etc.

2. Which Sector has More Chances of Placements?

Though all sectors have equal importance and opportunities, comparatively the core sectors may have more placement chances than other IT courses.

3. For Which Courses, the IIT Delhi was Famous?

The IIT Delhi is famous for its integrated courses, dual programs. Computer engineering, mathematics, computing, electrical engineering, etc. were very famous, and the students got sound knowledge.

4. How Many Hostels are There in IIT Delhi?

 The IIT Delhi campus has 13 hostels all together. Separate Hostels for girls and boys. But each hostel has students from all years and all groups.

5. How will be the Allocation Process of Hostels in IIT Delhi?

The allocation of hostels on the serial number of the admission process. It is simple and straightforward. Every allegation of seats and hostels will be transparent to everyone and done in a structured way.

6. How can I get admission to IIT Delhi 2022?

To get admission to the IIT Delhi UG programme, you have to clear the JEE Main and JEE Advanced Exam. Once you clear the exam, you will get a call for counselling. Here, you need to fill the preference institute, add IIT Delhi, and select the branch. If you have above or equal cut-off marks as required for admission, you will get admission to the IIT Delhi.

7. What are the eligibility criteria to get admission to IIT Delhi?

The candidates should pass Class 12 in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics stream (PCM) with 75% aggregate (65% for SC/ ST candidates) along with English as a compulsory subject. There is no age limit for the candidate to appear in this exam. But, the candidates who appeared in +2 in 2021 or appearing in 2022 are only eligible to apply for this exam. Also, a good rank in JEE Advanced is necessary to be eligible for B.Tech admissions.