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IIT Palakkad Cutoff for JEE Advanced, Admission and Placement Complete Details

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An Overview of IIT Palakkad

IIT Palakkad was founded in 2015 and is one of India's third-generation IITs. Its team is currently being mentored by the IIT Madras team. The college is currently operating from a temporary campus at the Ahalia Integrated Campus in Kozhippara, Palakkad, and a permanent campus in Kanjikode. The permanent campus of IIT Palakkad will be built on about 500 acres of land in Pudussery village, in the Palakkad district of Kerala.


The institute offers more than ten courses in various disciplines in the UG, PG and PhD levels. These courses are provided in multiple fields including Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, etc. The admission here for B.Tech courses are based on the JEE Advanced score followed by online JoSAA counselling.


IIT Palakkad Highlights

The following table provides information about IIT Palakkad:


Feature

Details

Institute’s Name

Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad

Type

Autonomous

Year Established in

2015

Approved By

AICTE, UGC

Also Known As

IITPKD

Location

Palakkad, Kerala, 678557  

Campus Area

500 Acres

Entrance Exams

JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Mode of Application

Online

Courses Offered

BE, BTech

Ownership

Public/Government

Total Number of Courses

10 courses in 2 streams

No. of Faculty

94

Highest Salary Package Offered (2023)

Rs 46.15 LPA

No. of Companies Visited for Recruitment

100+

Facilities Provided

Hostel, library, Career Development Cell, Sports facility, counselling, innovation laboratory



IIT Palakkad Rankings

IIT Palakkad is a relatively young institution, established in 2015. However, it has earned a good reputation in a short time. Here's a breakdown of IIT Palakkad Rankings


  • National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF):

    • Ranked 69th among engineering colleges in India by NIRF in 2023 {National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) - IIT Palakkad}.

    • You can find their NIRF certificate on their official website.


It's important to consider that rankings are just one factor to evaluate an institute. Here are some other aspects to explore:


  • Academic Programs Offered: Check if IIT Palakkad offers programs that align with your academic interests.

  • Faculty Expertise: Research the faculty's qualifications and experience in your desired field.

  • Placement Record: Look into the institute's placement statistics for graduates in your preferred field.

  • Research Opportunities: See if IIT Palakkad offers research opportunities that resonate with you.


Important dates related to IIT Palakkad Admission


Event

Date

GATE Registration

September 1, 2023

IIT JAM 2024 Registration Start Date

April 1, 2024

JEE Advanced 2024 Result Date

June 7, 2024

Candidate Registration/Choice Filling for Academic Punder JoSAA

June 10, 2024 (tentative)

JoSAA 2024 Seat Allocation Round 1

June 30, 2024

JoSAA 2024 Seat Allocation Round 2

July 10, 2024

JoSAA 2024 Seat Allocation Round 3

July 20, 2024

JoSAA 2024 Seat Allocation Round 4

July 30, 2024

JoSAA 2024 Seat Allocation Round 5

August 9, 2024

JoSAA 2024 Seat Allocation Round 6

August 19, 2024



IIT Palakkad Cutoff

Being a premier institute, IIT Palakkad has a high cutoff for students seeking admission to various courses. In order to take admission to IIT Palakkad, the students have to meet the eligibility criteria based on the JEE Main and Advanced.


IIT Palakkad offers admission to its B.Tech Programme based on the JEE Advanced score of the candidates followed by the JoSAA counselling. Usually, JoSAA conducts seven rounds of counselling to allot seats to the students. This was reduced to six rounds for the year 2021.


IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2024

The cutoff for admission to BTech courses at IIT Palakkad in 2024 will be updated after each round of JoSAA counseling. The cutoffs, indicating the opening and closing ranks for various categories, will be published. JoSAA will conduct 6 rounds of JEE Advanced Counselling in June. Meanwhile, applicants can refer to the 2023, 2022 and 2021 cutoffs on this page to get an estimation.


IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2023

Course Name

Category

Gender-Neutral (Closing rank)

Female  

(Closing rank)

Civil Engineering

OBC

5095

7751

EWS

2147

3817

General

14330

21004

SC

2587

3253

ST

1106

1518

Computer Science and Engineering

OBC

1695

3104

EWS

609

1205

General

4531

8432

OPEN (PwD)

270P

-

SC

719

1216

ST

379

932

Electrical Engineering

OBC

3499

5444

EWS

1293

2065

General

8986

12903

SC

1901

2569

ST

736

1297

Mechanical Engineering

OBC

4183

6770

EWS

1748

3613

General

11767

17826

SC

2446

2927

ST

1047

1528

Data Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)

OBC

2429

3702

OBC-NCL (PwD)

106P

-

EWS

914

1582

General

6486

9783

General(PwD)

114P


SC

1463

2402

ST

607

996



IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2022

Course Name

Category

Male 

(Closing rank)

Female 

(Closing rank)

Civil Engineering

OBC

5379

8607

EWS

2294

3556

General

15714

23260

SC

2589

2886

ST

1051

1370

Computer Science and Engineering

OBC

1612

3431

EWS

594

1157

General

4718

7176

SC

1004

1509

ST

444

444

Electrical Engineering

OBC

9835

4709

EWS

1401

2284

General

9835

13771

SC

1896

2639

ST

849

1246

Mechanical Engineering

OBC

4439

7956

EWS

2044

3194

General

13278

19521

SC

2252

3195

ST

1040

1435

Data Science and Engineering 

(4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)

OBC

2180

3766

EWS

988

1259

General

6502

9075

SC

1408

1776

ST

562

691



IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2021

Course Name

Category

Male 

(Closing rank)

Female 

(Closing rank)

Civil Engineering

OBC

4594

8310

EWS

1904

4022

General

12479

20906

SC

2388

3322

ST

866

866

Computer Science and Engineering

OBC

1896

4057

EWS

642

1388

General

4835

8879

SC

1196

1654

ST

593

761

Electrical Engineering

OBC

3297

5751

EWS

1138

2804

General

8274

14377

SC

2082

2357

ST

940

940

Mechanical Engineering

OBC

4094

7844

EWS

1668

3784

General

10242

17499

SC

2252

2252

ST

-

-



IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2020

Specialisation

IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2021 for B.Tech: General Category

IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2020 for B.Tech: General Category


IIT Palakkad Cutoff 2019 for B.Tech: General Category

Opening 

Rank 

(Round 1)

Closing Rank

(Round 6)

Opening 

Rank

(Round 1)

Closing

Rank

(Round 6)

Opening

Rank

(Round 1)

Closing

Rank

(Round 6)

Civil Engineering

12,479

14,227

10958

13782

9713

11394

Computer Science and Engineering

4,835

5,227

4521

4854

3941

4656

Electrical Engineering

8274

9435

7747

8873

6810

7925

Mechanical Engineering

10242

12351

8836

10249

7939

9885



Since it is one of the leading institutes in the country, IIT Palakkad cutoff is high. The students who are seeking admission to B.Tech at IIT Palakkad  can prepare for the exam by following the list given above.


IIT Palakkad Course Admission Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech

Course

Selection/ Eligibility Criteria

B.Tech

Selection Criteria: JEE Advanced followed by JoSAA Counselling

Eligibility Criteria: Minimum 75% aggregate in Class 12 examination (or equivalent) or Position in top 20 percentile in the respective boards



IIT Palakkad Tuition Fee for B.Tech

S. No.

Particulars

Amount (INR)

A.

ONE TIME FEES (For newly admitted students)


1

Admission Fee

300.00

2

Grade Card / Thesis Fee

300.00

3

Provisional Certificate

150.00

4

Alumni Life Membership Fee

1,500.00

5

Modernization Fee

300.00

6

Student Welfare Fund

700.00

7

Publication Fee

250.00

8

Institute Caution Deposit (Refundable)

1,000.00

9

Library Caution Deposit (Refundable)

1,000.00

10

Convocation Fee

2,000.00

Subtotal A

7,500.00

B.

INSTITUTE FEES (per semester for all students)


1

Tuition fee (Statutory)

1,00,000.00

2

Examination Fee

500.00

3

Registration - Enrollment Fee

300.00

4

Hostel Seat Rent

6,500.00

5

Electricity, Water and SWD Charges

1,200.00

Subtotal B

1,08,500.00

C.

ONE-TIME HOSTEL FEES (for students newly admitted to hostels)


1

Hostel Caution Deposit (Subtotal C)

3,500.00

D.

STUDENTS' SECTOR FEES & ADVANCE DINING CHARGES 

(per semester for all students)


1

Medical Insurance (revised every semester)

1,000.00

2

Wellness Fee (revised every semester as per the actuals)

1,200.00

3

Gymkhana Fee (revised every year)

1,600.00

4

Establishment A

5,500.00

5

Hostel Admission Fee

200.00

6

Establishment B

1,500.00

7

Advance Dining Charges (settled against mess bills)

20,000.00

Subtotal D

31,000.00



Note: The tuition fee is waived for SC/ST/PwD students (Indian Nationals only).


B.Tech Courses Offered by IIT Palakkad

Several IIT Palakkad courses are offered to the students at the Bachelors level. It provides a four-year B.Tech programme to the students with four specializations including Computer Science, electrical, mechanical and civil engineering.


Course

Discipline

Eligibility Criteria

B.Tech

Computer Science and Engineering

Qualifying Exam: JEE Advanced, JoSAA counselling Students must have completed 10+2 (PCM) and grabbed a position in the top 20 percentile in their respective board or must have secured an aggregate of at least 75% marks (70% for SC/ST/ PWD candidates).

Electrical Engineering 

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Data Science and Engineering



IIT Palakkad Course Admissions Process

Students are admitted to the B.Tech IIT Palakkad program based on their JEE Advanced ranks. This is followed by a counselling process managed and regulated by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority or JoSAA.


There are seven rounds of JoSAA counselling for seat allotment to the candidates. The students are allotted seats based on the college's cutoff and the students' preference of programs and colleges. The registration and choice filling of JoSAA usually begins from the third week of June. The students have to apply for the IIT Palakkad admission process in the online mode.


To take admission in IIT Palakkad, students can visit the official website and fill the application form by providing all the necessary details. They also have to register for the entrance examination on their respective websites. Students who aspire to pursue B.Tech from IIT Palakkad have to apply for JEE Advanced through the National Testing Agency (NTA) official website.


Step by Step Process of IIT Palakkad Course Admissions

  1. Visit the official website of IIT Palakkad.

  2. Choose the desired course and click on the “Apply Online” tab.

  3. Register as a new user by filling in all the required details.

  4. Log in to the portal using your credentials and fill the necessary information in the application form.

  5. Enter your academic qualifications.

  6. Pay the application fee.

  7. Submit the application form.


List of Documents Required for Admission to IIT Palakkad

The candidate is required to submit the following documents as part of their application to IIT Palakkad:


  • Coloured Photograph & Signature.

  • Birth Certificate.

  • Passing Certificate and Qualifying Mark Sheet.

  • Scorecard of Entrance Examination.

  • Caste or Category Certificate (if applicable).


IIT Palakkad Placements

In the 2020-21 IIT Palakkad received a total of 6 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs). A wide range of 110 companies has taken part, covering various sectors like Research and Development, Information Technology, Core Engineering, Analytics, Government, and Consulting. Some notable recruiters included Google, Yodlee, GE, OYO, TCS Research, HSBC, Maybank, L&T Groups, Vmware, United Health (Optum) Group, Arista Networks, UST Global, and Cloudera.


The highest salary offered domestically in 2023 was Rs 46.15 LPA, with an average salary of 13.95 LPA. L&T made the highest number of offers.


Furthermore, many students secured opportunities for higher studies abroad, getting admitted to universities such as Columbia University, Northwestern University, Pennsylvania State University, Arizona State University, UCLA, ESSEC Business School, and Georgia Institute of Technology.


Key Placement Highlights

Particulars

Statistics

Batch Size

163

No. of Offers

120 (only 115 students registered in the CDC portal for placement) 

No. of Students Placed

97

No. of PPOs (Pre-placement Offers)

6

Highest Domestic Package (2023)

INR 46.15 LPA

Average Placement Package (2023)

INR 13.95 LPA

Companies Visited

Google, Yodlee, GE, OYO, TCS Research, HSBC, Maybank, L&T Groups



Placement Report 2021-2022 will be uploaded soon on the official site soon. The above data is given according to the published Placement Report 2020-21.


Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to the students of IIT Palakkad on a merit cum means basis. The institute also offers fee waivers for SC/ST students as per the government's norms. The various types of scholarships that IIT Palakkad provides include:


  • A merit cum means scholarship is awarded to students of the GE/BC-NCL category with annual family income less than Rs. 4.5 lakh. The scholarship is renewed every semester, and the student has to maintain a GPA of 5 to get exempted from paying the tuition fee and get an allowance of Rs. 1000 per month.

  • Students belonging to the SC/ST/PH category with annual income less than Rs. 4.5 lakh can avail of this scholarship which waives their tuition fee, hostel fee and mess fee. The students also receive a monthly allowance of Rs. 250.

  • IIT Palakkad also has provisions for institute free studentship.


IIT Palakkad is a prestigious IIT institution of India recently formed. We have discussed in detail all such important insights which are required by the students who are willing to get admission into IIT Palakkad.


Conclusion

IIT Palakkad offers a well-rounded education that prepares students for successful careers in engineering and beyond. The institute's strong focus on research, excellent placement record, and modern facilities provide students with a stimulating learning environment. Additionally, IIT Palakkad's commitment to internationalization through collaborations and exchange programs allows students to gain valuable global exposure and broaden their horizons. By choosing IIT Palakkad, students can develop their technical skills, gain valuable research experience, and prepare themselves for success in an increasingly interconnected world.

FAQs on IIT Palakkad Cutoff for JEE Advanced, Admission and Placement Complete Details

1. How is the Placement Record of IIT Palakkad?

IIT Palakkad has an excellent placement record, with almost 83.1% of students getting placed. These students have been selected for profiles like consulting, research and development, engineering, analytics etc.

2. What Facilities are Provided to Students at IIT Palakkad Campus?

IIT Palakkad offers a hostel facilities to the students. The rooms are spacious and equipped with all the basic amenities. Separate hostels are provided for boys and girls, and these are provided all the required facilities such as RO, Wi-Fi, washing machines, etc. Other facilities present on the campus include an ATM, innovation laboratory and a library for students. Students can also avail of the counselling services provided by the institute and its career development cell. IITPKD also offers life skills classes for the overall development of its students.

3. What Makes IIT Palakkad a Good Choice for Students?

IIT Palakkad is one of the top emerging IITs of the country. Even though it has been established recently, the quality of education and opportunities are at par with the other institutes. The institute has an excellent placement record, a well-stocked library and accommodation for the students, and various recreational facilities that make it a good choice for students. IITPKD develops well-rounded individuals who stand out from the crowd. If you want an institute with ample opportunities and an environment for growth, IITPKD is the best choice.

4. Is There a Student Activity Centre at IIT Palakkad?

IIT Palakkad has a well-maintained student activity center that organizes various cultural fests, events and sports meet every year. The institute focuses on the well-rounded development of its students and organizes various workshops and projects that the students can benefit from. Students from IIT Palakkad excel in every walk of life. The institute works towards improving life skills and providing excellent opportunities for other co-curricular activities to its students.

5. How do I get Admission in IIT Palakkad for B.Tech?

Students seeking admission to IIT Palakkad have to appear for JEE. The students will be admitted to the institute based on their JEE Advanced exam score followed by the JoSAA counseling. If you seek admission to IIT Palakkad, you have to register yourself on the official JEE Advanced website. Your JEE Advanced rank will be considered for admission to IIT Palakkad.

6. What rank is required for IIT Palakkad?

The exact rank required for IIT Palakkad depends on various factors such as the course you are interested in, your category, and the difficulty level of the JEE Advanced exam that year. However, you can refer to the previous year's cut-off ranks to get an idea. For example, in 2023, the opening rank for Computer Science Engineering at IIT Palakkad was around 5162.

7. Is it worth joining IIT Palakkad?

IIT Palakkad is a relatively new IIT but it has quickly established itself as a premier engineering institute in India. The institute offers a good academic program with a strong focus on research. It also has a well-developed infrastructure and a good placement record. Whether IIT Palakkad is worth joining for you depends on your individual preferences and priorities.

8. Is branch change possible in IIT Palakkad?

IIT Palakkad does allow branch change after the first year of study, but it is subject to a CGPA requirement and the availability of seats in the desired branch.

9. Is IIT Palakkad better than NIT?

There is no easy answer to this question, as both IITs and NITs are premier engineering institutes in India. IIT Palakkad may have a slight edge in terms of research and infrastructure, but NITs may have a better track record in terms of placements. Ultimately, the best institute for you will depend on your individual preferences and priorities.