The split of student intake at IIITNR is as follows:
50% seats are reserved for students who possess domicile status of Chhattisgarh and have passed 10th & 12th from the State of Chhattisgarh.
15% seats are reserved for people employed with NTPC or their wards.
35% are reserved for students from outside Chhattisgarh.
Admission to the undergraduate programmes of the DSPM IIIT-NR is based strictly on the merit of the candidate as inferred from their performance in JEE (Joint Entrance Examination). The minimum eligibility for applying for the B.Tech program at IIIT-NR is 10+2 pass with 50% aggregate marks in Physics and Mathematics (45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).