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Dear freshers, Welcome to IITH and wish you a Happy Learning!!!

There will be an online Welcome Address by the Director of IITH, addressing all freshers on 25 November 2021 (Thursday) at 10 AM. The meeting link has been shared to the students through the available email ids (provided in JoSAA portal). You may also view the orientation program at the 

Youtube link:

For Academic AIMS Orientation Program, Please join the below link on 25 November 2021 (Thursday) at 3.00 PM.

FAQs for BDes and BTech 2021 batch

Disclaimer: These FAQs are merely suggestive in nature. They are an attempt to facilitate information to students. These are subject to change, from time to time, based on the administrative exigencies/ institute requirements.

Q 1. When will the admission process for BDes/BTech start at IITH?

Ans. At IITH, the online (provisional) admission process for BDes and BTech 2021 batch starts on 24 Nov 2021.

Q 2. Will I need to come Physically to IITH campus for registration and classes?

Ans. The students are NOT required to come to the campus physically. The First Semester BTech and BDes classes will be started ONLINE.

Q 3. When will the first semester classes start for the BDes/ BTech 2021 batch?

Ans. The online classes (for BDes/ BTech 2021 batch) will begin from 29th of November 2021. The detailed schedule (Academic Calendar) is available on the institute website.

Q 4. Where should I find the details of the Academic Calendar?

Ans. Academic Calendar is available at the following link:


Q 5. What is meant by Financial Registration?

Ans. Financial registration means payment of semester fee. It has to be done online through SBI collect mode. The last date for fee payment is 24 Nov 2021.

Please pay through the following link:

At the time of Payment, you may fill the following details:

For BDes: Program as BDes and UCEED number - your UCEED Roll Number

For BTech: Program as BTech and JEE (Adv) number - your JEE (Adv) Roll Number

Q 6. Where is the detailed Fee Structure available?

Ans. Detailed Fee structure, is available at the following link:

Fee Structure for Indian Students:

Fee Structure for Foreign Nationals (including OCI/PIO cardholders):

PS: Due to Covid pandemic, some components (such as Hostel & Mess Expenses and Hostel & Mess Establishment and Amenities Charges) have been exempted for the Nov 2021- Mar 2022 semester.

Q 7. How much Fee do I need to pay for the First Semester and what about the seat booking fee which I paid in UCEED/JoSAA portal?

Ans.  The details are given below:


Total Fee



  BDes (Excluding Hostel Fee)



  BTech (Excluding Hostel Fee)



  BDes / BTech - OCI / PIO candidates

  (Excluding Hostel Fee)


Seat acceptance fee paid in
UCEED/JoSAA portal













Balance Fee to be Paid -

after deducting seat acceptance fee



  BDes (Excluding Hostel Fee)



  BDes - OCI / PIO candidates

  (Excluding Hostel Fee)


  BTech (Excluding Hostel Fee)



  BTech - OCI / PIO candidates

  (Excluding Hostel Fee)


BTech - Prep.Students 2020 batch who will be joining BTech in 2021


*Rs. 2000 UCEED/JoSAA processing charges

For any further clarifications about online payment options, you may please email to: 

Q 8. I have already paid the seat acceptance fee in JoSAA / UCEED, where will it be adjusted?

Ans. It will be adjusted against the admission/semester fee. Please refer to the above Table.


Q 9. After paying the fee, what is the next step in the Registration process?

Ans. Please fill the Google Form available at the following link:

Q 10. What is academic registration? When is the academic registration?

Ans. Academic Registration means Course Registration. The registration (personal details) should be done in the AIMS portal on 25th Nov 2021.

Link will be shared through e-mail - Online Demonstration on 25th Nov 2021, 3:00 PM

Demo tutorial and word document tutorial for registration in the AIMS portal will also be shared to the students.

Course registration for the first semester can be done by the student in the AIMS portal from 25 Nov to 28 Nov 2021


Note: Academic/course registration and classes will be online for the First semester.

Q 11. How do I know the procedure for academic registration?

Ans. On receiving the fee payment confirmation from the student, a roll number, IITH e-mail ID and password will be created and communicated to the student’s personal e-mail ID (available as per IITH records) on 25th November 2021.

The step wise procedure for Academic Registration is as follows:

  1. The student has to login to his/her IITH e-mail ID.
  2. In his/her inbox, the student will find the AIMS Login ID (which is also the Roll No.) and the password.
  3. With this AIMS login ID (roll number) and password he/she needs to login to AIMS portal -
  4. Students are advised to login to AIMS.
  5. Please follow the step by step procedure to register in AIMS (explained in the demo video link and the tutorial which will be shared through e- mail).
  6. Students are advised to complete the AIMS registration on 25 Nov 2021.
  7. Courses can be registered by the student in AIMS from 25 Nov to 28 Nov 2021 in consultation with their faculty advisor.

In AIMS portal, the stages of updation required are for the following fields - Request ID card, My details, Course Registration (you may consult your Faculty advisor for list of courses, if required)

Q 12. Given the COVID situation, when will the academic session start?

Ans. Due to COVID, the first semester will be in online mode. The online classes are scheduled to commence from 29th Nov 2021.

Students need not travel to IITH for registration and classes until further instructions. All updates regarding this will be posted on IITH website and will be informed to admitted students through IITH e-mail.


Q 13. What documents do I need to produce for admission/ registration?

Ans. The following certificates need to be uploaded in IITH AIMS software portal:

  1. Provisional offer letter
  2. Fee paid receipt (Seat acceptance Fee in JoSAA/UCEED and IITH Fee)
  3. 10th Mark sheet/ Certificate
  4. 12th Mark sheet/ Certificate
  5. Category Certificate (as applicable SC/ST/OBC-NCL/Gen-EWS/PwD/DS) as per the format of the central government.
  6. Medical certificate [format given in Annexure 7 of JoSAA Business rules]
  7. Certificate from the Govt. Medical Board to support the physically handicapped status, (if applicable)
  8. Aadhar card

In addition, the following forms to be submitted whenever the resumption of offline classes takes place at IITH campus:

  1. Registration form
  2. Medical Registration form
  3. English consent form
  4. Anti-ragging form
  5. Declaration of not using powered vehicles in IITH campus

Physical verification of certificates will take place only on resumption of offline classes at IITH. Until then the admission for all candidates is provisional.

PS: Until all your certificates are physically verified, the admission will be treated as provisional.

Q 14. When will the student get the ID card?

Ans. Once a candidate joins IIT Hyderabad physically, he/she will be issued the original ID card.

Q15. Whom to consult regarding courses and curriculum?

Ans. List of faculty advisors:

S. No.



Email id



Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Manish Singh


Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Mohan Raghavan


Biotechnology & Bioinformatics

Dr. Anindya Roy



Chemical Engineering

Dr. Santhosh Kumar Devarai


Civil Engineering

Dr. Shwetab Yadav


Computational Engineering

Dr. Saswata Bhattacharya


Computer Science and Engineering



Electrical Engineering

Dr. Sundar Vanka


Engineering Physics

Dr. Mayukh Pahari


Engineering Science

Dr. Praveen Meduri


Industrial Chemistry

Dr. Surajit Maity


Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

Dr. Suresh Kumar Garlapati


Mathematics & Computing

Dr. Venku Naidu


Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Prakhar Gupta




Dr. Shiva Ji

Q16. Is there any tuition fee reimbursement in IITH?

Ans. As per Govt. of India guidelines, the tuition fee remission is given as detailed below:

a)          The SC/ ST/ PH students shall get a complete tuition fee waiver.

b)          The most economically backward students (whose family income is less than Rs. 1 lakh per annum) shall get full remission of the tuition fee.

c)          The other economically backward students (whose family income is between Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh per annum) shall get remission of 2/3rd of the tuition fee.

d)         All students shall have access to interest free loan under the Vidyalaxmi scheme for the total portion of the tuition fee payable.

Documents required to avail Tuition Fee remission:  

Income Tax returns and Acknowledgement received from IT department  of both the parents for the Financial Year 2020-21 (Assessment Year 2021-22)

It is to inform that all the students have to submit full fee as per their category in the first semester. After registration in the institute, the student  has to apply for the tuition fee remission as per the income criteria. Subsequently, the refundable tuition fee amount will be refunded as per rules. In this regard, You will receive mail from the account section once your joining process is completed.

Q17. Details of Vidyalaxmi Scheme:

Ans. If students opt this scheme, the Institute will pay the interest on the loan for a period of five years. To avail this scheme, it is mandatory for students to submit Income Tax returns of both the parents whose parental income is less than 09 lakhs.

Since the fee payment is time bound, some students may first pay the fee and then opt for an Education Loan. This is allowed and in such cases, the bank will refund the amount once the loan is sanctioned. Further, in cases where fee remission is allowed as per income limits, banks will sanction loans only to that extent. You can contact the sbi bank, IITH branch for further details on 040-2301-6088.

Q18. Information related to scholarship:

Ans. The Institute Scholarship and other Government scholarship scheme details are available at below link. 

Q19. When and where can we get our timetable for the semester?

Ans. The time table for the semester is available at link:

Q20. Any query, other than mentioned in the above FAQ?

Ans. Please contact the UG Academic Office, e-mail ID: and contact number: 040-23016767

Happy learning!!!