SPEC Mode of Admission to IIIT Hyderabad

The SPEC mode is a Special Channel of Admission for B.Tech programmes. This channel is aimed at identifying students with extraordinary talent or backgrounds.
Programme abbreviation (Number of seats)Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
ECE (10)Electronics and Communication Engineering
CSE (10)Computer Science and Engineering

Am I eligible?

You are eligible if you have passed 12th class or equivalent by July 2021 with Maths, Physics and Chemistry and belong to one of the following categories:
a) Qualified for the UDAAN scheme of CBSE.
b) Studied at a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) at least for the last 2 years (11th and 12th).
c) You are currently enrolled in the 4th Semester of an integrated, six-year, 12th + B.Tech programme (after the 10th class).


Applicants in this mode need to appear for a computer-based entrance examination conducted by IIIT Hyderabad. The exam will test you on subject proficiency.
* SUPR — Subject Proficiency test for 60 minutes.
Date of the examination: will be updated soon (2.00 PM to 3.00 PM)
The exam will be held in multiple centres across many cities (List of Centers)


Candidates shortlisted from this exam will have to clear an interview to gain admission. The decision on the final offer of admission is solely based on the interview performance.
Date of interviews: Will be informed soon

What do I need to do to apply?

You need to register online and fill an application form to appear for the exam by the announced deadline.
Applications are closed
Application Fee: INR 500/- (Non-refundable)

Financial Assistance and Tuition fee

IIITH strongly believes that financial constraints should not be an impediment to accessing quality education. Hence, the Institute strives to provide financial assistance to the students who need it. For more details, see the Financial Assistance page.
The tuition fee for Single Degree B.Tech programmes for the batch of 2021, for the academic year 2021-22 is INR 3,00,000/- per annum. This may be revised annually. In addition to the tuition fee, the student has to pay for hostel charges (approx INR 3000/- per month) and mess charges (approx INR 3500/- per month). These have to be paid semester-wise, before the start of the semester.

What can I expect in the exam?

The exam will test you on Subject Proficiency (SUPR). The syllabus is based on the 11th and 12th levels of Physics, Maths, Chemistry (CBSE and most state syllabi).
Sample questions are available for SUPR.

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