Indian Institute of Information Technology, popularly known as IIIT are one of the finest institutes of information and technology were recognize by the Ministry of Human resource development, government of India, in our country India. IIIT’s provide education in the areas of information technology and Management .
The First IIIT was established in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh and named after honourable ex Prime Minister, Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, On the other hand the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad and Banglore are run by both private ad well as public authorities and these institutes changed their names to International institutes of Information and Technology instead of “Indian” in the year 2004-2005 after they developed into universities. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jabalpur( Madhya Pradesh) was established in the year 2005 and it offers three trades and those are, Computer science, Electronics and Communication and Mechanical engineering and in the year 2009, it became a university as well. Indian Institute of Information and Technology, Bhubaneswar in the year 2007 and it offers it’s services in the areas of research and consultation. It has been officially declared by the honourable HRD minister of our country, Kapil Sibal that from the year 2013 there will be a common entrance test for engineering replacing the initial IIT-JEE and the AIEEE, after a meeting with the heads of the various government funded institutes in India. Earlier the admissions to the various IIT’s were made through the entrance test of AIEEE( All India Engineering Entrance Test) and this was to be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, popularly known as CBSE and in fact the JEE MAIN will be set up by this same board as well.
Composition of the IIIT Test
The test will give equal weightage on the class twelfth board results along with the two objective type tests as well- JEE Main and JEE advanced and these tests will be conducted on the same day. The test will give 40% weightage to the Board results and the Main as well as the Advance tests will get 30% each.
Eligibility Criteria for IIIT
Only those students will be eligible to get into IIIT’s, that fulfil the condition mentioned below
The admission process will start only after the candidate appears for the JEE MAIN 2013 as the admissions will based on the score of the candidate in this exam.
As per the eligibility criteria of IIIT , The candidate must have passed the class twelfth exams or its equivalent with at least a minimum aggregate of 50% (GEN) or 40% (PH/OBC/SC/ST).
As per the elgibility criteria, the candidates who are appearing for the class twelfth exams in the year 2013 can also apply for this exam.
Number of attempts for IIIT Admission Test
The candidates will be allowed to appear in the test thrice but make sure these three tries should be consecutive and it includes the year of passing your class twelfth as well. And only those students who passes their class twelfth in the year 2011 or 2012 are eligible to appear in the 2013 test and the students who passes their class +2 boards before that are not eligible for this test.
Scoring and Marks distribution in the IIIT Test
The MAIN paper will consist of objective type of questions with four options available and there will be a negative marking for every wrong answer marked and ¼ of the total marks of that question will be deducted. However there will be no negative marking for the ones left unanswered.
IIIT Entrance Test Dates
The offline test will be held on the 7th April 2013 whereas the online test will be commence on 8th April 2013 till 30th April 2013.
IIIT Placements Details
Since these are one of the premier institutes of our country so they have a good placement record and even at the time of recession the placement levels don not go much down, Indian Institute of Information and Technology being the highest earner of placement, and the average salary of a student of IIIT Hyderabad is around 9.5 lacs per annum .