10 reasons why IIT Hyderabad is an ideal choice for students with luminous minds.


This year both the sessions of JEE Main exams have been concluded. Now 2.5 Lakhs top JEE Main scorers will be able to take part in JEE Advanced for admission to B.Tech courses in IITs after the results are declared.  Admission to IIT Hyderabad to study PG courses is based on the marks obtained in GATE, and IIT JAM. But in this article we will not focus on entrance exams, we will rather talk about 10 reasons on why IIT Hyderabad is an ideal choice for students with luminous minds.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad is placed 17th in India rankings 2020 by the NIRF and 8th in India’s best engineering colleges. There are currently around 2700 students enlisted in the college. With 205 full-time staff members, IIT Hyderabad has a teacher-student ratio of 1:14. The institute offers various programs under B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, and PhD to the students.

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Sneak peek into IIT Hyderabad

Let’s take a look at the brief details of Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad below:

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Courses offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and PhD

Popular Courses

BTech and MTech

Admission Process

Based on Entrance Test

Exams accepted


Mode of Application


Campus Size

576 acres

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Further in the blog, we will highlight why IIT Hyderabad is an ideal choice for students.

10 reasons why IIT Hyderabad is an ideal choice

We will list down 10 reasons to study IIT Hyderabad here below:

1. Programmes Offered here

IIT Hyderabad offers various courses like B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, and PhD. These are:

  • Under Graduate – IITH offers undergraduate programs in science and engineering. These are Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech) & Bachelors of Design (B.Des).
  • Post Graduate – IITH offers various postgraduate degrees in streams like Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Design. These courses are – Master of Technology (M.Tech), Master of Design (M.Des), and Master of Science (M.Sc).
  • Professional – The college offers various professional-level courses: Master of Technology (Executive M.Tech), and Biodesign.
  • Doctoral Program – All the departments (except Engineering Science) at IITH offer the PhD program

2. IIT Hyderabad Departments

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad boasts of various Departments offering a plethora of courses in subjects like Engineering, Liberal Arts, Design, and Management. However, the cutoffs vary from department to department. So, plenty of choices of study available to study.

3. IIT Hyderabad Research Highlights

The college offers excellent research and facilities in almost every domain. Some of the popular research domains are listed as follows:

  • 5G and Next-Generation Communication Technologies
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bio-inspired Processes and Systems
  • Catalysis
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Health Care
  • Integrated Computational Engineering
  • Nano-X
  • Sensors and Devices

4. Research Facilities

Talking about the facilities provided by the college for carrying out the research work is outstanding. The list of equipment offered is endless following are just a few of them.

  • Lab6 Transmission Electron                                                           
  • Microscope With Accessories Model Jeh-2100(Hr)
  • Advanced Confocal Microscope System  
  • Semiconductor Device Analyzer 

Know more about the Research Facilities here.

5. IIT Hyderabad Centres and Incubators

IIT Hyderabad has various incubation centres which encourage start-up culture. Those supporting the start-up or new companies are called business incubators. IITH provides many opportunities for the students to grow in this domain as well. Listed below are few of the Incubation Centres-

  • Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship
  • Design Innovation Center
  • Fabless Chip Design Incubator
  • i – TIC foundation 
  • Research Park
  • Rural Development Center (RDC)
  • Teaching Learning Center (TLC)
  • DST NM-ICPS Technology Innovation Hub on Autonomous Navigation (TiHAN)

6. Notable Alumni Network

Good alumni relationships bring many benefits to both the institution, alumni, present and future students. Creating a dynamic, supportive alumni network is crucial to an institution’s success. IIT Hyderabad has successfully built up a notable alumni network nationally as well as internationally. The college has 67 International MoU’s, 2,702 No of Alumni, and 44 No of Joint Degree Students.

7. International Collaboration

Foreign collaboration is an alliance incorporated to carry on the agreed task collectively with the participation (role) of resident and non-resident entities. IIT Hyderabad has various International Collaborations with the likes of Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. The college also has tie-ups with Japanese Universities through JICA Friendship. Such collaborations help in mutual learning among students of various nationalities.

8. Placements

Placements are key before choosing any college. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has made a name for itself in this direction. In 2019-20 placements, a total of 321 offers were made, and 38 were International Offers. The highest salary offered was INR 60.41 LPA, whereas the average salary was INR 22 LPA. Top recruiters were – Infosys, Dell, Deloitte, Microsoft, AMD Bangalore, Amazon, Oracle, and others.

9. IIT Hyderabad Faculty

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad currently has 222 highly qualified faculty members like professors, assistant professors, and associate professors. Two hundred eighteen faculty members possess at least one PhD degree in their respective disciplines. This proves the quality and knowledge quotient among the faculty members. Most faculty members at IIT Hyderabad invite students to clear doubts and learn new things.

10. IIT Hyderabad Campus

The IIT Hyderabad is spread over a sprawling 576 acres of land in Sangareddy. The campus has 105 laboratories, high-quality Hostel and Transport facilities. There is also a common Dining Hall for students, faculty, and staff. The Library houses more than 20,000 books and about 10,000 periodicals. Such a huge collection of books are a gift to students who are always in search of knowledge.

So, these are some of the reasons to study in IIT Hyderabad. If you have an innovative mind and entrepreneurial spirit, then considering this college can always be a good choice. Admissions to this college take place through JEE Advanced. Aspirants who have taken JEE Main 2020 September exam, will have to wait for the qualifying cut-offs to be released. Based on that they can apply for JEE Advanced to take admission to IIT Hyderabad.