International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad announces Special Channel of Admission (SPEC) 2024 for Admission, Apply now


IIIT Hyderabad SPEC 2024 – International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad announces Special Channel of Admission (SPEC) 2024 for B.Tech programs for the academic year 2024-25.


International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), located in Hyderabad, is a renowned institution for higher education. Founded in 1998 as a not-for-profit private partnership, it stands as the country’s pioneering IIIT under this model. Accredited with Grade ‘A’ by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC), IIITH is highly recognized in the academic sphere. 


IIIT Hyderabad SPEC 2024


About SPEC

  • The SPEC mode is a Special Channel of Admission for B.Tech programmes. This channel is aimed at identifying talented students with challenging circumstances.


Program Offered

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) 
    • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
    • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)


Important Dates

  • Application Portal Closes: 1st April 2024
  • Admit card: Admit cards will be issued 10 days prior to the exam date
  • Entrance Exam: 4th May 2024
  • Date of Interviews: 24th to 25th May 2024 (Online)


Eligibility Criteria

  • You are eligible if you have passed 12th class or equivalent this year by July 2024 with Maths, Physics and Chemistry and belong to one of the following categories:
    • You are currently enrolled in the 4th Semester of an integrated, six-year, 12th + B.Tech programme (after the 10th class).
    • Studied at a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV)  from 6th to 12th class.
    • Qualified for the UDAAN scheme of CBSE for girls.
  • Note: Candidates applying through UGEE mode are not eligible to apply through the SPEC mode.


Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website
  • Before filling the on-line application form, read the information booklet and instructions for filling online application forms, etc. very carefully.


Application Fee

  • Application Fee: INR 600/-.
  • Mode of Payment : Online through credit card/debit card or net banking


Selection Process

  • Admission will be based on entrance Test and Interview performance.


Exam Pattern

  • 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.
  • There will be 25% negative marking.
  • * SPEC Exam for 60 minutes.
  • Date of the examination: 4th May 2024, 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • The exam will be held in multiple centres across many cities (List of Centers)



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

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website