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IIT Delhi offers a variety of academic programmes for students with a wide range of backgrounds. Admission to many of these programmes are based on performance in national level tests / entrance examinations followed by interviews in some cases.

The programmes offered by IIT Delhi are presently classified as undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. This classification is based primarily on entry / admission qualification of students rather than the level of degree offered.

For all undergraduate programmes, students are admitted after 10+2 schooling while for all postgraduate programmes, students are admitted after they have obtained at least a college level Bachelor’s degree. There is considerable overlap in courses for senior undergraduate students and junior postgraduate students.

Admission through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) :

The eligibility for appearing for JEE is as follows :

A. The minimum academic qualification in the final examination of 10+2 system or its equivalent is as follows :

1.  The candidates belonging to the general category and OBC must secure a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in their Qualifying Examination. Candidates belonging to SC, ST and PD categories must secure a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate in the Qualifying Examination.

If any Board awards only letter grades without providing an equivalent percentage of marks on the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent marks, and submit it at the time of counseling.

In case such a certificate is not provided by the candidate, the decision of the Joint Implementation Committee of JEE regarding his / her eligibility shall be final.

2.  A candidate is allowed only two attempts to write JEE. Furthermore, he / she is allowed to write JEE only the year in which he / she passes the qualification examination and / or in the following year.

3.  Candidates who join any of the IITs, IT-BHU Varanasi and ISM Dhanbad through JEE 2009 will not be permitted to appear in JEE in future.

Those appearing in 10+2 final or its equivalent examination may also appear in JEE for consideration of Provisional admission.

All provisional admissions stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent) is not submitted before September 30th of the year in which admission is sought.

B. Date of Birth : Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1984 are eligible for appearing in JEE 2009. However, in the case of SC, ST and PD candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. those SC, ST and PD candidates who were born on or after October 1, 1979.

Casual Studentship :

A student who is registered for an Engineering / Technology degree in a recognized Institute / University in India or abroad is eligible for being considered as a casual student at IIT Delhi. He / she should be officially sponsored by the Institute / University where he / she is studying.

Such a studentship may be granted permission to carry out research or to avail laboratory or other academic facilities or for attending a formal set of courses, for a maximum period of 6 months / one semester. More details may be had from the Deputy Registrar (UGS).