IIT fees doubled as hiked from Rs. 90,000 to Rs. 2 lakh

The fee of India’s prestigious engineering institutes Indian Institutes of Technology has been doubled by raising fees from Rs. 90,000 to Rs. 2 lakh per.
 
However some mainstream media sources have mentioned that Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe students, disabled students and those from extremely poor families may not need to pay fees at all.
 
Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students, disabled students and those from extremely poor families may not need to pay fees at all, say sources.