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

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. Interviews will be conducted online.

Date of interviews: 17th July 2020
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



Tuition Fee for Dual Degree (CSD & ECD) Programmes:

  • INR 2,80,000 for the academic year 2020-21.
  • Hostel and Mess fees extra; these charges will be on par with the other students at the institute.
  • Payment of Initial Fee:
    • Candidates who have been allotted a seat should confirm the acceptance of the seat by paying the tuition fee for one semester, on or before the acceptance dates announced with the seat allotment.
    • The first semester tuition fee of INR 1,40,000 should be paid online through the payment portal.

Click here for the seat acceptance portal

Refund Policy:

The Refund or Seat Cancellation Policy of the institute is as follows:

S.No Seat Cancellation Date Refund Amount
1 Cancellation on or before 28th July, 2020 5PM IST Rs.1,40,000/-
2 Cancellation after 28th July, 2020 NO REFUND
Application Portal Opens: 12th February 2020

  Application Portal Closes: 27th April 2020
  Entrance Exam:24th June 2020
  Interviews: 17th July 2020
  Exam results have been announced - 06 th July 2020
  Interview results have been announced - 21 st 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