IIT Guwahati M. Tech Admission

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Indian Institute of Technology or IIT, Guwahati is one of the top choices of aspirants who want to go for M. Tech. While all the IITs are premier engineering and technology institutions in India. IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission procedure and eligibility criteria so you may apply in the desired specialisation course timely.

IIT Guwahati M. Tech Admission

Indian Institute of Technology or IIT, Guwahati is one of the top choices of aspirants who want to go for M. Tech. While all the IITs are premier engineering and technology institutions in India, they all follow a different process of admission in M. Tech programmes. If you have recently appeared in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) with a good score, then you might be targeting one of these IITs like the Guwahati campus. Let us tell you here about IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission procedure and eligibility criteria so you may apply in the desired specialisation course timely.

M. Tech Admission Process at IIT Guwahati

To seek IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission in the year 2017, it is critical to rush, as the process has already started. Here are the important dates for your consideration:

• Commencement of online application submission process: March 20, 2017
• Last date of application form submission: April 23, 2017
• Selection process towards admission: May 16 – May 25, 2017 (depending on the M. Tech discipline selected)

For more details on IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission, you may visit the website of the institution (iitg.ernet.in/acad/). The application for M. Tech courses can only be submitted online. Read on to get the details of the eligibility criteria IIT, Guwahati follows for M. Tech admissions, as well as the GATE cutoff you may need to meet.

M. Tech 2016 GATE score cutoffs for IIT, Guwahati

S. No.

M. Tech Programme

Discipline

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(General)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(SC)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(ST)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(OBC-NC)

1.

Fluids and Thermal Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

713

510

289

623

2.

Machine Design

753

525

298

715

3.

Aerodynamics and Propulsion

625

427

-

503

4.

Computational Mechanics

503

379

-

-

5.

Computer Assisted Manufacturing

546

-

340

401

6.

Material Science and Technology

Chemical Engineering

287

-

-

-

7.

Petroleum Science and Technology

427

335

318

400

8.

Theoretical Computer Science

Computer Science Engineering

563

-

342

-

9.

Computer Science and Engineering

768

520

448

654

10.

Biotechnology

Biotechnology

562

344

303

418

11.

Communication Engineering

Electronics and Electrical Engineering

662

461

522

559

12.

VLSI

728

515

338

638

13.

Signal Processing

672

438

295

582

14.

RF and Photonics

617

-

292

565

15.

Power and Control

726

489

-

629

16.

Geotechnical Engineering

Civil Engineering

671

488

435

581

17.

Structural Engineering

685

518

391

624

18.

Transportation Systems Engineering

670

486

382

578

S. No.

M. Tech Programme

Discipline

Overall Merit Score*

(General)

Overall Merit Score*

(SC)

Overall Merit Score*

(ST)

Overall Merit Score*

(OBC-NC)

1.

Rural Technology

Rural Technology

54.46

35.79

34.76

38.59

2.

Infrastructure Engineering and Management

Civil Engineering

65.88

46.98

39.83

56.06

3.

Water Resources Engineering

64.49

47.70

44.17

54.82

4.

Earth System Science and Engineering

61.12

49.73

-

46.98

5.

Environmental Engineering

63.86

43.81

37.77

49.03

*The Overall Merit Score listed in the above table for some programmes indicates that the admission in these programmes is only done based on this score. The Overall Merit Score is achieved by providing 70% weightage to marks in GATE and 30% to the written test plus interview conducted by the institute.

Eligibility Criteria for M. Tech 2017 at IIT, Guwahati

As every IIT follows its own eligibility and admission criteria for M. Tech programmes, here are the eligibility requirements towards IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission for the year 2017:

• A Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology in an apt discipline from a recognised institution or university (or an equivalent degree)

o For biotechnology specialisation – A Bachelor’s degree in engineering with biology or any related subject at 10+2 level or later, or a Master’s degree in science

o For computer science and engineering specialisation – A Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology or equivalent in an apt area, or M.Sc. in information technology/computer science, or IETE graduate in computer science and engineering, or MCA from a recognised institute

o For electronics and electrical engineering specialisation – A Bachelor’s degree in electronics or electrical engineering or equivalent, or IETE graduate in electronics and telecommunication engineering

• A valid GATE score in the area of specialisation – Candidates who have a B. Tech degree from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 7.0 may not need GATE scores to seek admission in M. Tech at IIT, Guwahati.

• Minimum CGPI of 6.5 or 60% marks or first class in the qualifying degree (relaxed by 0.5 CPI or 5% marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories)

You must check the detailed notice of admissions of IIT, Guwahati before you apply towards IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission.

M. Tech 2017 GATE Score Cutoffs for IIT, Guwahati

To get admission in any specialised M. Tech course at IIT, Guwahati, you will need to meet its cutoff for GATE scores. The institute decides the cutoff based on several factors, such as the number of seats available in a course, the number of candidates appearing in the exam for a particular year, the difficulty level of the exam for a particular year, candidates’ categories, etc.

As the application procedure for IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission for the year 2017 is underway, the institute has not yet declared the GATE score cutoffs for various specialisations. However, you may get an estimate of the likely cutoffs for each specialisation by checking out the institute’s cutoffs for the previous year 2016. Following is the list of 2016 GATE score cutoffs (out of 1000) for all categories, including General, SC, ST, and OBC-NC.

Documents Required During M. Tech Admissions

It is critical for candidates to keep the following documents handy, with a scanned soft copy of every document. If you do not have any of these available during the application form filling process and your process remains incomplete, then your application will be rejected.

GATE scorecard: We advise candidates to get their GATE scorecards first that will be available from March 27, 2017. If any candidates have appeared in GATE 2016 or GATE 2015, then they do not need to worry about it. They would already have their original scorecards and valid scores to apply towards IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission.

Coloured photo in .jpeg/.jpg/.gif format: Its dimensions should be 4.5cm x 3.5cm. The size of the photo should be between 15 KB and 80 KB.

DOB certificate: If your date of birth is not mentioned in your 10th or 12th class certificate or mark sheet, then you should have a copy of DOB certificate ready.

Pass certificate/consolidated mark sheet of the qualifying exam: A scanned copy of it (original/provisional) must be available. The size of this document should be between 15 KB and 100 KB. For candidates who have completed their degree, it is necessary to upload their consolidated mark sheet to avoid rejection or candidature cancellation. Those appearing in the final exam of the qualifying degree must upload their previous semesters’ mark sheets to avoid application rejection.

Other documents (if applicable): A scanned copy of caste certificate; attested copy of PD certificate; form in original stating the category (sponsored – full-time, IITG’s project staff, or part-time) of a candidate; attested copy of the professional experience certificate

How to Proceed with the Application Process

To seek IIT Guwahati M. Tech admission in the desired discipline, follow this process of application:

• Choose the Online Application Form on the official website.

• Follow the form filling guidelines and complete to submit your application online.

• Upload all the required documents to complete the application process.

• Take a printout of the completed form and keep a copy saved on your system.

• If you are called for a written test, interview or counselling, then you will need to carry all your documents in original, as well as a photocopy of each document and a demand draft per IIT, Guwahati’s instructions.

 

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