IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech Admission

Nitin Rao updated on : 31 Mar 2017
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If you are also preparing to go for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission but do not have the required details about the way you should move ahead, then we resolve all your queries here.

IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech Admission

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar is a premier engineering college in India. Based in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, the institute was established in 2008. While IIT Bhubaneswar offers engineering and technology programmes at different academic levels, there are lakhs of students who yearn for admission in its M. Tech programmes. If you are also preparing to go for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission but do not have the required details about the way you should move ahead, then we resolve all your queries here.

Important Dates for M. Tech 2017Application/Admission

As the application process for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission has already started, it is critical that you know about the following important dates:

  • Commencement of application procedure: March 10, 2017
  • Last date for online application submission: April 10, 2017
  • Conduction of written test: May 2017
  • Admission process: June 2017

Candidate Eligibility for M. Tech Programmes at IIT Bhubaneswar

IIT Bhubaneswar offers a variety of M. Tech programmes in various disciplines and specialisations. If you are unsure of your eligibility for any of these programmes, then check out the general and specific eligibility criteria for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission:

For Programmes in Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Power System Engineering, Mechanical Systems Design, or Thermal Science and Engineering: A Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology or an equivalent degree in an apt discipline/specialisation

  • For Materials Science and Engineering Programme: A Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology or an equivalent degree in an apt discipline/specialisation, or an M.Sc. degree in materials science, with mathematics as a desirable subject at B.Sc. level
  • For Transportation Engineering Programme: A Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology/architecture/planning or an equivalent degree in an apt discipline/specialisation
  • For Climate Science and Technology Programme: A Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology or an equivalent degree in an apt discipline/specialisation, or an M.Sc. degree or equivalent degree in oceanography/meteorology/marine science/atmospheric science/maths/chemistry/physics, with mathematics or physics as an essential subject at B.Sc. level
  • A minimum of 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in the qualifying degree exam–A relaxation of 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA given to both regular and sponsored SC/ST/PwD candidates
  • A valid GATE score

Seat Availability in all M. Tech Programmes

If you are aiming at IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission in the year 2017, then let us share with you the seat availability in each of the offered programmes.

  • Climate Science & Technology: 18 seats
  • Structural Engineering: 12 seats
  • Transportation Engineering: 10 seats
  • Environmental Engineering: 12 seats
  • Water Resources Engineering: 12 seats
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering: 18 seats
  • Power System Engineering: 18 seats
  • Materials Science and Engineering: 18 seats
  • Mechanical Systems Design: 18 seats
  • Thermal Science and Engineering: 18 seats

M. Tech Selection and Admission Criteria at IIT Bhubaneswar

The candidates are shortlisted for M. Tech courses based on their GATE scores, as well as a written test and interview. All departments of IIT Bhubaneswar set a GATE score Cut-off every year. Candidates meeting this Cut-off are only considered for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission. The Cut-off is declared separately for students from all categories. During the selection process, 70% weightage is given to GATE scores while 30% weightage is provided to the written test and interview performance of candidates. Out of this 30% weightage, 15% weightage is given to the written test and 15% to the interview.

Further, it is noteworthy that candidates from unreserved category will only be eligible for the interview when they have scored a minimum of 40% of maximum marks in the written test. They will further be eligible for final selection if they score a minimum of 50% of maximum marks in the interview. For reserved category students, the institute decides the test and interview Cut-offs per its norms. The selection procedure for sponsored candidates with valid GATE scores remains the same as for unreserved category students. However, there are other specific requirements if sponsored candidates do not have a valid GATE score.

GATE 2017 Cut-offs and M. Tech Course Fees

Every department offering different M. Tech specialisation programmes set GATE score Cut-offs. It is important to know the Cut-off for your discipline if you want to apply for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission in 2017. As the Cut-offs for the current year 2017 are yet to be declared, you may review the following GATE score Cut-offs for 2016 to get an estimate of the likely Cut-off for your category. We are also giving you an idea of the fees to be paid for an M. Tech programme, provided you are selected for admission.

M. Tech 2016 GATE score Cut-offs for IIT, Bhubaneswar 

 

Department-Wise GATE 2016 Cut-off

S. No.

Department

Programme

GATE 2016 Cut-off

(General)

GATE 2016 Cut-off

(SC/ST/PwD)

GATE 2016 Cut-off

(OBC)

1

 

School of Mechanical Sciences

Thermal Sciences and Engineering

600

402

540

Mechanical System Design

600

402

540

2

School of Minerals, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

462

280

364

3

School of Infrastructure

Transportation Engineering

550

368

495

Structural Engineering

580

388

522

4

School of Electrical Sciences

Power System Engineering

500

335

450

Electronics & Communication Engineering

550

368

495

5

School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences

Climate Science and Technology

430

288

387

 

M. Tech Fee Structure at IIT, Bhubaneswar 

 

S. No.

Type of Fee

Regular Candidates

Sponsored Candidates

1

One-time fee

INR 5,900

INR 5,400

2

Semester fee

INR 10,000

INR 30,000

3

Caution money (refundable)

INR 12,000

INR 12,000

4

Annual fee

INR 1,300

INR 1,300

5

Hostel charges

INR 22,500

INR 22,500

 

Total Fee (GE/OBC)

INR 51,700

INR 71,200

 

Total Fee (SC/ST)

INR 46,700

INR 71,200

Note: *SC/ST candidates get full tuition fee waiver, except in sponsored category.

*Only QIP students get the training and placement fee waiver.

The Application Procedure and Requirements for M. Tech Courses

If you are interested in applying for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission, then here are the steps to follow:

  • Visit the official portal of IIT Bhubaneswar (iitbbs.ac.in). You may apply for M. Tech programmes by April 10, 2017.
  • Note that the application fee for Gen/OBC candidates is INR 300 and for SC/ST/PwD candidates is INR 150. Female candidates have application fee exemption. The fee is payable online through SBI Collect facility.
  • To start the application process towards IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission, you should first register on the official portal and then log in with your valid email ID and password chosen at the time of registration.
  • Now, enter the required details in the application form and pay the fees, if applicable. You will receive an SB Collect Reference Number if the payment is successful.
  • Click on the Confirm & Submit Payment Details for <application number> button. Provide the required details of fee payment and submit to take a printout of your application. Without a valid payment reference number or transaction number, the institute will reject your application. However, female applicants can directly submit their application and take a printout of the same.

Documents to be Uploaded with the Application Form

When you are applying for IIT Bhubaneswar M. Tech admission, you will also need to upload the soft copies of some documents. Keep the following documents ready before you start the process:

  • Your latest coloured photograph in JPG format – dimensions of 200x250 pixels and file size less than 100 KB
  • Your signature in JPG format – dimensions of 200x50 pixels and file size less than 80 KB
  • GATE scorecard
  • Latest resume
  • Your certificates, mark sheets and other required qualification documents from matriculation to the highest degree attained
  • No objection certificate (for sponsored candidates); a release certificate from the employer if currently employed; any other required experience documents

All your documents/certificates must be uploaded in PDF format, with the file size less than 200 KB. You do not have to send any documents to the institute.

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