Admissions @ IIITM-K

Our aim is to develop human resources with core competence in thrust areas of Computer Science with sound knowledge of theory and with hands-on training in cutting-edge technologies.  Being located in Technopark with nearly 400 IT companies, the institute facilitates high level of industry interaction. IIITM-K has a good track record of placing its students in top-notch IT industries and research organizations.

For the detailed eligibility criteria for admission to each course, please visit the respective courses below.

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Mob No. 9605920457 / 9744141350
Landline: 04712784100

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Admission Calendar

Online Registration 1st March 2020
Last date for online application 31st July 2020
Admit Card (Online only) 12th August 2020, after 10.00 PM
Date of online entrance exam 14th August 2020
Result of Online Entrance Examination 26th August 2020
Commencement of online counselling 4th September 2020
Commencement of online classes 23rd September  2020

Spot admission for filling vacant seats in MPhil (Ecological Informatics)

A few seats are vacant for M.Phil-Ecological Informatics for 2020-21 intake. Interested candidates who meet the admission eligibility ( are requested to contact +91 9744141350 and send scanned copies of all original certificates as a single pdf document to List of certificates that need to be submitted:

  • Masters Degree certificates / Provisional Degree certificates and mark sheets in support of eligibility to the course.
  • Any government approved photo affixed Identity Card
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Transfer Certificate (from the institution last attended)
  • Conduct Certificate (from the institution last attended)
  • Caste and Community Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Non-creamy layer certificate (for OBC candidates)
  • Recent passport size colour photograph (Taken within 6 months)
  • Migration certificate from the university last enrolled. If not readily available, this may be brought at the time of joining.
  • Certificate of disability for candidates who are seeking admission in reservation quota.

Last date of application: 14th October 2020

Those candidates who are in the final year of the qualifying exam and have not received the degree certificates and mark lists and hence are not able to upload the final certificates, mark lists , migration and conduct certificate should submit an online declaration stating that they will submit the same by 10th January 2021.

Click here to download declaration form 

Filling up of vacant SC/ST category seats by specific OEC category candidates with domicile of origin in Kerala


Filling of SC/ST category seats in case of vacancies still remaining after the initial admission process will be done by eligible candidates falling in the OEC category of Kerala domicile getting the first priority. In case you have appeared for the admission test (ITCAT) of MSc Computer Science program of IIITM-K 2020 intake, please see the point given below regarding eligibility criteria and check whether you are eligible to get admitted in the vacant seats marked for SC/ST category. For already admitted candidates this will be used for allotting specializations of higher choice in case vacant SC/ST seats are available in the higher choice specialization. If you are interested and are eligible, you may fill the online form given below.


Other Eligible Community (OEC): Other Eligible Community (OEC) candidates with domicile of origin in Kerala are eligible for vacant seats, if any, remaining under SC/ST quota, as per G.O.(P) No.135/87/H.Edn. dated 06.05.1987. The eligible 20 communities coming under OEC are specified in the G.O No. 14/2017 dated 02.08.2017 . Candidates should furnish “Community certificate” and “Non-Creamy Layer” Certificate obtained from Village Officer/Tehsildar concerned in the proforma available in the website itself as per G.O.(P) 1/2015/BCDD dated 01.01.2015 at the time of admission. Relaxation in marks in qualifying examination as in the case of SEBC will be applicable to OEC Candidates (as per G.O.(P) No.53/2000/SCSTDD dated 03.07.2000). You may check the website: for eligibility conditions. To be considered for admission, the candidate should register in the online form


Please note that we will be contacting you ONLY IF VACANT SEATS BECOME AVAILABLE IN THE SC/ST CATEGORY.

Courses Offered

Computer Science


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Computer Science & Ecological Informatics


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PG Diploma

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Computer Science


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How to Apply?

All the Candidates seeking admission to the various programs of IIITM-K have to apply on-line. Admission to the IIITM-K programs will be subject to the selected candidate fulfilling the prescribed eligibility criteria and completing all the formalities of the admission process.
  • Final year students can also apply for all the courses.

Test Centres

Due to issues raised by corona virus, proctored online test is being arranged by which candidates can take the test from their homes. By this, the candidates need not travel to test centers to take the test.

Selection Procedure

Admission to MSc programmes will be based on IIITM-K Common Admission Test (ITCAT) / valid GATE score and admissions to M.Phil programmes will be based on IIITM-K Research Aptitude Test (ITRAT) / valid GATE or NET score.


All master’s programmes (MSc and MPhil) are affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT).
After the selection process, the selected candidates are required to ensure the following:1. The students who are unable to submit the final mark list in original and provisional degree certificate at the time of admission need to give an undertaking that they will submit the documents by September 30, 2019. The copy of the undertaking is available here . Such candidates need to submit the original mark list and provisional degree certificate as proof of meeting the eligibility criteria by September 30 2019 at the Academic Office of IIITM-K. For eligibility criteria, please check the admission eligibility conditions given for the individual courses. The submitted documents will be further verified by CUSAT. A student can continue the course only if the documents are found in order and the student is found to be meeting the eligibility conditions after the verification of the documents by IIITM-K and CUSAT.2. Only candidates who have completed the qualifying degree from an institution/ university which is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) need apply. For universities located in India, the university should be a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The list of members of AIU is available here .3. CUSAT does not recognize degrees offered under Center for Participatory Programmes conducted by off-campus centres of various Universities. Students who have completed their graduation from such centres are therefore not eligible to apply.4. The CUSAT guidelines for international students will be followed for students who have completed the qualification from a university located in a foreign country .
Govt of India scholarships and e-Grantz scholarship of Govt of Kerala available for SC/ST/OEC category students.For details regarding scholarships, visit:

Exam Syllabus ITCAT

1. Computer Science
2. General Knowledge
3. Aptitude
4. General Science and engineering
5. Mathematics

Exam Syllabus ITRAT

1. Computer Science
2. General Knowledge
3. Aptitude
4. Research Aptitude
5. Mathematics & General Science

Total number of questions: 70
Duration of Examination : 60 Minutes
Each correct answer carries 4 marks and for each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
No negative mark for unattended questions.

Fee Structure Admissions 2020

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MPhil Programme

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Spot admission for vacant seats in SC/ST & NRI category

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