IIT Jodhpur M. Tech Admission

Nitin Rao updated on : 29 Mar 2017

Applicants who are willing to take admission to M.Tech in IIT Jodhpur can get all the relevant details about IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission for the current year 2017 here.

IIT Jodhpur M. Tech Admission

Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur is one of the eight IITs that have been newly established by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. IIT Jodhpur has been offering quality engineering and technology education through its M. Tech programmes, along with courses at other academic levels. We are providing here all the relevant details that aspirants want to know about IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission for the current year 2017.

M. Tech Courses Available at IIT Jodhpur

As it is a new IIT, you will not find a vast choice of M. Tech specialisations at IIT Jodhpur. However, you can seek admission in the following state-of-the-art postgraduate programmes currently offered by the institute:

  • M. Tech Mechanical Engineering
  • M. Tech Electrical Engineering

While the institute had been offering a few other specialisations during 2010-14, IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission to those programmes has not been continuing as of now.

Important Dates for M. Tech Aspirants

As IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission process has started for the year2017-18, aspirants should know the important dates for submitting their applications and going through the selection procedure. Those who have not yet applied may refer to the following:

Commencement of application procedure: March 1, 2017

Last date of online application form submission: March 31, 2017

Announcement of shortlisted candidates: April 10, 2017

Written test and/or interview dates: To be announced by IIT Jodhpur

Commencement of M. Tech first semester: July 2017

Eligibility and Selection Criteria for M. Tech at IIT Jodhpur

Eligibility: In the following table, we are informing you of the basic eligibility conditions to apply for IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission. Please note that these criteria are the minimum required and the institute may prescribe additional requirements for admissions. To stay updated on any additional requirements, you should keep checking the institute’s official website (iitj.ac.in).

Selection Process: Selections for IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission are done on the basis of the GATE scores of candidates. The shortlisted candidates are called for a written test and/or an interview. Their overall performance on the test and/or interview determines the final selection for M. Tech admissions, in accordance with the norms of the institute.

Additionally, it is critical for candidates to meet the GATE score Cut-off decided by individual M. Tech departments at IIT Jodhpur. As the process for 2017 admissions has just begun, the Cut-offs for the current year are not yet available. However, we are offering below, the category wise GATE score Cut-offs set by the institute last year in 2016. You may check these Cut-offs and get an estimate of the likely Cut-offs in the year 2017. Still, it does not guarantee a match between the exact Cut-offs for 2017 and 2016.

Eligibility for M. Tech 2017 Admission at IIT Jodhpur

S. No.

Qualifying Degree with the Candidate

Minimum Marks Required in the Qualifying Degree Exam

Additional Requirements


B.E. / B. Tech / B.Sc. Engineering

60% marks or 6.5 CGPA/CPI on a scale of 10

A valid GATE score


B. Tech from one of the IITs

8.0 CGPA/CPI on a scale of 10

Exempted from the GATE score requirement


M.Sc. in Sciences

70% marks or 7 CGPA/CPI on a scale of 10

A valid GATE score

Note: The reservation norms of the Ministry of HRD, Government of India will be followed to provide reservation in different categories. Additionally, students will pursue the allocated M. Tech programme only and will not be allowed to change that programme post admission.


GATE 2016 Score/Rank Cut-offs for All Categories at IIT Jodhpur

S. No.


GATE Cut-off (Gen)

GATE Cut-off (SC)

GATE Cut-off (ST)

GATE Cut-off (OBC)


Mechanical Engineering (GATE Score) – inclusive of 2015 and 2016






Electrical Engineering (All India Rank) – inclusive of 2015 and 2016





How to Apply for M. Tech Admission

If you are an aspirant who wants to apply for IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission in the current year 2017, then following are all the necessary details about the fee, registration, and application submission process.

Application Fee: Given below is the processing fee for online application submission

o   For General and OBC candidates – INR 300 per course

o   For SC, ST, and PD candidates – INR 150 per course

The payment of the fee has to be done while submitting the application form online.

Registration Procedure: As the application form for IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission is available on the official portal of the institute (iitj.ac.in), you will first need to register yourself on the portal. To perform the online registration process, you should provide the required details. A password and confirmation email will be sent to your registered email ID. You should do the confirmation and use your password to log into the platform of application submission.

Application Procedure: The online application form will remain available on the institute’s portal during the given dates. Thus, you should use the activated link to online application before March 31, 2017. Here are the further steps to take -

o   Enter the login details and fill the application form with the required information.

o   Upload a scanned copy of your recent passport size photograph and a scanned copy of your signature. Each file’s size must not be more than 50 KB. Please note that it is mandatory to upload both these files.

o   After filling your application, verify all the details and then submit your application. However, you must make the application fee payment before completing your application.

o   As you submit your application, a PDF of it will be generated. You must take a printout of your application and sign it in the space provided.

o   The signed hard copy of your application must be sent to IIT Jodhpur via post, along with the payment receipt and self-attested copies of the supporting documents.

Query Resolution:

o   If you have any query related to IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission, then write to chair_admissions@iitj.ac.in.

o   For any query linked to a technical problem while filling the application form, write to automation@iitj.ac.in.

o   For any query regarding online application, write to the Office of Academics at office_academics@iitj.ac.in. Other general queries should be directed to the respective department’s office.

M. Tech Assistantship

Students, who go through the IIT Jodhpur M. Tech admission process and are enrolled in various M. Tech programmes at the institute, are offered assistantship of INR 12,400 per month. However, the following terms and conditions are associated with assistantship:

Students can receive assistantship if they possess the B.E. / B. Tech / B.S. / B. Des qualifying degree. It is also necessary for them to qualify through GPAT or GATE.

Students, who have done B. Tech from IITs and have secured a CGPA of 8.0 or more on a 10-point scale, are eligible for the assistantship, even if they have not qualified through GATE.

Sponsored candidates are not eligible for the assistantship from the institute. These candidates include those who are in receipt of any other fellowship, assistantship, or scholarship. 

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