INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TIRUPATI
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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TIRUPATI
भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान तिरुपति
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Information for 2021 Batch

FAQs

When will the first semester classes commence this year?

The regular online classes will begin from the 1st of December 2021. Detailed schedule of orientation program, Induction program is available in the schedule of the events on Institute website.

When can we come to the campus?

Reopening of the campus for physical reporting of undergraduate students will be decided based on the prevailing COVID situation locally and directives from the Government.

What is the Institute fees structure?

The fees structure and an estimate for the fees per semester for loan purposes (category-wise) will be provided in the welcome letter once the seat allocation has been finalized. The same is also made available on the Institute’s website.

How do I pay the Institute fees?

Institute fees will be paid online through payment SBI COLLECT link which would be communicated to the students in due course.

Is it necessary to have a bank account?

It is advised to have a bank account opened in the name of the student, preferably from State Bank of India. The Institute also facilitates the opening of Savings Bank Account for the students. The bank account would be helpful for receipt of scholarships etc.

How are the online classes conducted?

The online classes are generally run using the Zoom Video Conferencing platform or Google meet. There will be regular interaction with the course instructors over video conference and all the content including video recorded lectures, assignment submission, quizzes etc. will be shared to the students from time to time.

What should I arrange to attend the online classes?

For effective participation in lectures and online meetings it is advisable that the students procure a computer (desktop or laptop) with a good internet connection.

What will be the courses in 1st semester of B.Tech?

The detailed curriculum can be accessed from the Institute’s website. (https://iittp.ac.in/academics/curriculum/b-tech-curriculum

Please provide information regarding Scholarships and Education Loans?

IIT Tirupati provides for Merit cum Means Scholarships, Institute Free Studentship and SC/ST Scholarships. Please refer to R.24 of the B,Tech Ordinances available on the link. The Institute also encourages and facilitates students to apply for scholarships on National Scholarship Portal and other scholarships from various other agencies.
The Institute facilitates the students to avail Student Loans under Vidyalakshmi Scheme from State Bank of India, Settipalli Branch. The interest accrued during the programme duration is borne by the Institute, provided the student’s family income is less than INR 9 lakhs per annum.
An Income Certificate issued by the Tahsildar is only accepted as Proof of Income.

What is the procedure for getting the MCM scholarships?

Application for Merit-cum-Means scholarships together with income certificates have to be submitted to IIT Tirupati. After the decision is made by the Senate to award the scholarships, the students are given the scholarship in the second semester, and the tuition fees paid by them for the first two semesters is reimbursed.

Where is IIT Tirupati permanent campus located?

IIT Tirupati permanent campus is located near Yerpedu on the Tirupati- Venkatagiri Highway, Chittoor Dist, Andhra Pradesh which is approximately 14 kms away from Renigunta and 13 kms away from Tirupati International Airport.

Where will the freshers be accommodated?

All the students of IIT Tirupati including the B.Tech freshers will stay on the permanent campus hostel buildings. Classrooms, Hostels, Dining facility, Sports complex, Health Centre etc infrastructure is already in place and functioning from the year 2018.

I have given my father’s email id but I want all the links for online classes to be on my personal email id. How to change the Email ID.

During the orientation programme, all the new students would be allotted the Institute Email ID.

What is the last date for deposit of fee?

November 26th, 2021.

What should I do if the SBI Collect payment given on Institute’s website is not working?

If the link given on the Institute’s website is not working, you can alternatively try the following.

  • Step-1: Type SBI Collect in Google Search
  • Step-2: Click on the State Bank Collect - State Bank of India (https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm)
  • Step-3: Tick the check box and click PROCEED
  • Step-4: Select ANDHRA PRADESH as State of Institution and EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS as Type of Institution and click GO
  • Step-5: Select INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, TIRUPATI in Educational Institution’s Name and click SUBMIT
  • Step-6: Select B.Tech 2020 Admission fee in Select Payment Category
  • Step-7: Fill the details and make the payment

Do we need to pay the semester fee after deducting the seat acceptance fee?

Yes. The students may note that the final amount after deducting the seat acceptance fee has been communicated.

Could you please tell all procedures that are to be followed by the students?

You will be informed about all such formalities during the orientation. As of now, submit the income certificate (if required) and pay the fees.

Where to upload documents?

The students need to submit only the income certificate and the fee payment receipt/proof generated while making online fee payment on SBI COLLECT portal. The soft copies of other documents will be obtained by IIT Tirupati from JOSAA. The link for uploading the documents is available on the Institute’s website.

Do we need to submit Migration Certificate, Gap Certificate and Transfer Certificate?

No. IIT Tirupati does not ask for Migration Certificate, Gap Certificate and Transfer Certificate.

Who issues the Income Certificate?

The income certificate has to be obtained from the local state government revenue authorities. The income certificate should be issued by an officer not below the rank of a Tahsildar/Block Development Officer/Mandal Revenue Office. A valid income certificate issued within two years should be submitted. The Income Certificate should have details of family income and not just individual income. Digitally signed certificates are accepted.

What are the various cases in which income certificate should be submitted?



**At present Income Certificate for Family Income above 5 lpa and below 9 lpa is not being collected. The Income Certificate should be kept ready at the time of availing bank loan.
## Students with family income above 9 lpa can avail education loan under Vidyalakshmi Scheme but interest reimbursement will not be provided.

How much we need to pay if I belong to SC category and father’s income is above 5 lakh?

For SC/ST/PwD categories, the tuition fee is not linked to the family income. Hence all SC/ST/PwD students would pay the same fee as given in the First Semester Fee details on the Institute’s website.

What is the last date to submit income certificate?

Students are advised to obtain the Income Certificate at the earliest. In case a student wants to pay the fee under Family Income below 1 lakh per annum & Family Income between 1 – 5 lakh per annum, the Income Certificate should be submitted before the payment of fee. In case students cannot manage to get the Income Certificate immediately, they should pay the full fee of Rs. 83,900/- and can claim for a refund at a later date.

In which format shall we upload caste certificate .... JOSAA or normal certificate?

Each State Government has their own format for issuing Income Certificate. The Income certificate has to be obtained from the appropriate state government authorities as mentioned earlier.

Why is the 1 lakh for laptop computer being paid for?

Please understand that the Statement of Expenditure is to avail Bank loan/ Scholarship. The fee details are made available under the heading First Semester Fees

I have recently bought a new laptop. Is it compulsory to buy one from the institute?

No. The Institute does not sell or provide laptops. Students have to get their own laptops.

Do we get interest free loan to study?

Please note that the educational loan is not interest free. However, if the student avails loan under Vidyalakshmi Scheme from State Bank of India, Settipalli Branch, the Institute will bear the interest accrued during the four years of B.Tech programme. The student needs to start paying interest after the four years of B.Tech programme.

When is admission letter issued?

The provisional admission letter, if requested by the student for any specific purpose, will be issued.

Can I apply for NSP Scholarships?

Yes. All eligible students are encouraged to apply for NSP scholarships. The last date for NSP scholarships has been extended upto 30.11.2021. The eligible students can directly apply on the NSP website.

Is hostel available for every student? Is the permanent campus ready? Are hostel rooms shared or single room?

Yes. Only shared rooms are available.

Is hostel compulsory?

Yes. However, in exceptional cases the competent authority can relax the condition.

Is change of branch allowed?

Yes. Please refer to R.5.0 of the B.Tech Ordinances https://iittp.ac.in/pdfs/btech/B.Tech-Ordinance-Regulations-2018.pdf

What is the immediate course of action?

All the new students are hereby informed that all relevant details regarding admission, procedures and other formalities will be explained during the orientation. The students are advised to pay the fee before 26.11.2021. The fee receipt and income certificate (if necessary) shall be uploaded on the Institute’s website. Please check the Institute’s website and your mailbox for any updates.

What about preparatory students?

The students who have secured admission to IIT Tirupati under preparatory course will be informed about the modalities in due course. They are most likely to be sent to IIT Hyderabad for taking up the preparatory course. After clearing the preparatory course, the students will be admitted to first year B.Tech programme during the next academic year 2022-23.
Please note that this is only for SC/ST/PwD students admitted under Preparatory Programme.

In case of student with family income below 1 lakh per annum, what should the student upload against Fee Payment?

In such cases where the student is not required to pay the fee at present, they may upload the JOSAA fee payment receipt.

Note : For more queries, please send them on the Institute whatsapp no: 8328099053

Orientation Programme Links