IIITM Kerala 2021: Dates, Application Form, Syllabus

IIITM kerala 2021

IIITM Kerala 2021 application form will be available from the Second week of January 2021. This exam will be conducted by Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala. The university organizes its own entrance test on a national level for admission in M.Sc. and M.Phil. programmes. Admission in M.Sc. Programme is on the basis of candidate score in Common Admission Test (ITCAT) and for admission in M.Phil. Candidates must have a valid score in the Research Aptitude Test (ITRAT). Candidates can also apply for admission on the basis of their score in the GATE and NET entrance exam. Also, Candidates can check all the important information related to IIITM Kerala 2021 such as application form, eligibility, exam pattern etc. from this article.

IIITM Kerala 2021 Notification

The details regarding the IIITM Kerala 2021 Notification are:

  • IIITM Kerala 2021 notification will release in December 2020.
  • The notification will include complete information regarding the IIITM Kerala exam.

IIITM Kerala Dates 2021

Candidates can check all the important dates related to IIITM-Kerala 2021 from the table given below:

EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
Starting of application formSecond week of January 2021
Last date of payment and application formLast week of May 2021
Release of hall ticketFirst week of June 201
Exam dateSecond week of June 2021
Declaration of resultLast week of June 2021
Commencement of classesSecond week of July 2021

IIITM Kerala 2021 Application Form

Candidates can check all the important information related to IIITM Kerala Application form from the points given below:

  • The application form will be available from the second week of January 2021.
  • The university will release the application form via online mode only.
  • Candidates can fill the IIITM Kerala application form till last week of May 2021.
  • Candidates will have to complete the registration process before filling the application form.
  • The application process includes Registration, Filling the details, Uploading documents, payment of application fee and submission of the form.
  • Candidates who are interested in more than one course, then they have to fill the separate application form for each course.
  • After filling all the details in the application form, candidates have to send the print the duly filled application form with photograph pasted on the form along with the DD at the following address given below:
    • The Director,
    • Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management-Kerala,
    • Techno Park, Thiruvananthapuram-695581

Application Fee:

After filling details in the application form, candidate have to pay the application fee which varies as per the category of candidate. Registration fee can be checked from the following table:

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralRs. 1000
SC/STRs. 500
NRI/Foreign nationalsRs. 1000 or US$100

Mode of Payment:

  • Candidate can submit the application fee through online mode via debit card/ credit card or net banking.
  • Application fee can also be paid using offline mode via DD drawn in favour of Director IIITM-K, Technopark payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

How to Apply for IIITM Kerala 2021?

Candidates have to follow the steps given below to apply for IIITM Kerala admission 2021:

  • Visit the IITM official site.
  • Click on ‘Register now’ tab from the home page.
  • Now application form will appear on the computer screen.
  • Candidate have to fill all the required personal details like name, email ID, phone number etc for the registration purpose.
  • After registration, candidates have to fill other basic & academic details asked in the application form.
  • Once all the details are filled, candidates have to upload a scanned image of passport size photograph & signature.
  • Now, applicants have to proceed to submit the application fee.
  • After successful fee submission, click on ‘Submit’ tab.
  • Confirmation page will appear on the computer screen.
  • Candidates are advised to print application form for further use.

Courses Offered

Candidates can get admission in following Computer Science specializations at M.Sc. programme- Cyber Security, Machine Intelligence, Data Analytics, and Geospatial Analytics.

In M.Phil. candidates can take admission in Computer Science and Ecological Informatics.

IIITM Kerala 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to check the IIITM Kerala eligibility criteria before applying for the examination:

For M.Sc. (Computer Science):

  • Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have passed/ appearing in Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Science or its equivalent with Mathematics subject.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate must have minimum of 60% marks or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or more in 10 points in the qualifying exam.

For M.Phil (Ecological Informatics):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate with M.Sc. degree in Natural Science (Botany, Environmental Science, Zoology and Plant Science) or Physical Science are eligible to apply for this course.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate must have at least of 60% marks or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points in the qualifying exam. ST/SC candidates have to pass the last qualifying exam.
  • Appearing Candidates can also apply for this course.

For M.Phill (Computer Science):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate with M.Tech/ M.Sc./MCA in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Electronics/ Computational Science/ Geo-informatics) and having minimum of three papers in Computer Science/ Information Technology in the qualifying exam can apply
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate with minimum of  60% marks or CGPA of above 6.5 in 10 points or equivalent in all the mentioned subjects.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last semester can also apply for admission.

IIITM Kerala 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the IIITM Kerala exam pattern from the points given below:

  • Mode:  ITCAT / ITRAT will be conducted in online mode i.e. Computer Based Test.
  • Type of Questions: 60 multiple choice.
  • Duration of Exam: 60 minutes i.e. 01 hour.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct response and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Candidates can check the topic-wise distribution of questions asked in for IIITM Kerala 2021 exam from the following table:

SubjectsNo. of Questions
General Science9
General Knowledge7
English and Reasoning15
Mathematics14
Basic Computer Science15

IIITM Kerala 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can check the IIITM Kerala 2021 Syllabus through online mode. The syllabus will vary for both ITCAT and ITRAT entrance test.

For ITCAT:

The Syllabus contains following topics- Computer Science, Aptitude, General Knowledge, General Science and Engineering and Mathematics.

For ITRAT:

Questions are from the following subjects- Computer Science, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Mathematics, Research Aptitude, and General Science.

IIITM Kerala 2021 Admit Card

Authority will release IIITM Kerala 2021 Admit card from first week of June 2021. Candidate can download the admit card through online mode. Any kind of hard copy of admit card will not be provided to the candidates through offline mode.

Candidates are advised to cross check the details mentioned on it and make sure they are correct. Applicants have to login at the official website of the competent authority to download their IITM Kerala admit cards. Along with the hall ticket, candidate have to carry a valid photo id proof to the allotted exam centre.

How to Download IIITM Kerala 2021 Admit Card?

Candidates can download the admit card of IIITM Kerala 2021, by following the below given steps:

  • Visit the official website of IIITM Kerala.
  • Now, log in using credentials asked in the given space.
  • Enter username and password in the asked fields.
  • Submit the details after filling details and the admit card will appear on the screen in PDF format.
  • Verify all the details mentioned in the admit card.
  • Candidates are advised to download and print the admit card for further use.

Details Mentioned in IIITM Kerala 2021 Admit card

The details related to candidates and the appearing test will be present in the admit card of IIITM Kerala. Candidates must ensure that the following details are correct and as per them filled during registration:

  • Candidates name
  • Registration number
  • Roll number
  • Name of course applied
  • Gender
  • Test centre address
  • Date and time of the exam
  • Category
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Candidate’s photograph

IIITM Kerala 2021 Result

IIITM Kerala 2021 Result will be released in the last week of June 2021. Candidates can check the result in online mode by entering their login credentials. Authority will release IITM Kerala results after the successful completion of entrance exam.

Candidates who will qualify the entrance test of IIITM Kerala 2021, will have to attend the interview process. Authority will release a separate rank list for ITRAT, ITCAT and GATE qualified candidates.

IIITM Kerala 2021 Counselling

After qualifying the IIITM Kerala 2021 entrance exam, qualified candidates have to attend the interview rounds. IITM Kerala counselling process will start tentatively after the results announcement for the qualified candidates so that they can participate in further admission process.

During interview process, candidates have to carry their required documents for the document verification process. Final admission is on the basis of candidate’s performance in the entrance test and interview / counselling rounds. Candidates will also offered admission on the basis of GATE or NET Scores.

Documents Required for Admission:

All the candidates have to bring the following certificates in both original and photocopy format at the counselling centre allotted to them:

  • Provisional/Degree certificates and mark sheets (of the last qualifying exam)
  • Declaration (For final year graduates)
  • Transfer Certificate (from institution last attended)
  • Conduct Certificate (from institution last studied)
  • Caste Certificate (for reservation category candidates)
  • Income Certificate (if seeking admission based on reservation category).
  • 2 recent passport size photos

IIITM 2021 highlights

The highlights of IIITM Exam are given below:

Name of ExamIIITM Kerala
Full FormIndian Institute of Information Technology and Management Kerala.
Exam LevelNational Level
Conducting BodyIIITM Kerala
Exam ModeOnline Mode
Courses offeredUG & PG Courses
Exam duration01 hour
Helpline mumber04712784100, 9744141350

Official website: www.iiitmk.ac.in

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