Lateral Entry Entrance Examination (LEEE)
About LEEE :

The LEEE mode is for lateral entry to dual degree programmes. Graduates of the dual degree programmes earn two degrees: B.Tech and MS. The Masters degree requires completion of a research thesis. The programme prepares students for research-oriented jobs and higher studies. The duration of the programme is 4 years.

The dual-degree programmes that a LEEE applicant is eligible for are
Programme abbreviation (Number of seats) Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Master of Science (MS) by Research
ECD   Electronics and Communication Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering
CSD   Computer Science and Engineering Computer Science and Engineering
Am I eligible ?

The eligibility criteria for ECD and CSD programmes are as below.

CSD : Applicants completing their 2nd year of B.E. / B.Tech. in CSE / IT by July 2020

ECD : Applicants completing their 2nd year of B.E. / B.Tech. in ECE / ETE / EIE / EEE by July 2020

Applicants with an aggregate of 80% marks (or 8/10 cumulative grade point average) at the end of their 3rd semester are strongly encouraged to apply.


Applicants in this mode need to appear for a computer-based lateral entry entrance examination (LEEE) conducted by IIIT Hyderabad.

Applicants for CSD programme must appear for the Computer Science and Engineering exam while applicants for ECD programme must appear for Electronics and Communication Engineering exam.

Date of the examination: 24th June 2020
Time of the examination: 9.00AM to 12.00noon
Reporting Time: 7.30AM

Candidates shortlisted from this exam will have to clear an interview to gain admission.  The decision on final offer of admission is solely based on the interview performance.

Date of interviews: To be announced 2nd week of June
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.

Application Fee : INR 2,000 (Non-refundable)

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How do I prepare for LEEE ?

The exams are computer-based with objective questions. The syllabi for these exams are given below.

Computer Science and Engineering Exam:

  • General Aptitude
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization
  • Data Structures
  • C-Programming

Electronics and Communications Engineering Exam:

  • General Aptitude
  • Digital Logic
  • Circuit Theory and Networks
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Signals and Systems



Application Portal Opens: 12th February 2020

  Application Portal Closes: 27th April 2020 (Final)
10th April 2020
31st March 2020
  Entrance Exam: 26th April 2020
24th June 2020
  Admit cards will be available from -15th June 2020
  Interviews: To be announced. 2nd week of June 2020
  Exam results have been announced - 06 th July 2020
For queries please contact us at:
UG Admissions
IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli
Hyderabad - 500 032
Email: ugadmissions@iiit.ac.in
Phone: +91 (40) 6653 1250 and 6653 1337
Office timings: Monday to Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM.
  Updated in July 2020