IIT Council has increased the Fee for 2013 Session from 50,000 annually to 90,000 annually. Thus for a 4 year BTech Course a new student of the upcoming session 2013 on-wards, will have to pay Rs 1,60,000 more fee compared to earlier.
The New Fee will apply to IIT graduate Programme.
Notably, the IIT fee hike was recommended by Anil Kakodkar Committee. The Committee recommended an yearly hike of Rs 2-2.5 Lakh. The IIT Council meet after talks with Union Human Resources Development Minister M. M. Pallam Raju decided to hike the fee by 40,000 only.