IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admissions 2018

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Get details about IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admission, application procedure, number of seats, IIT Kanpur GATE Cut-off and fee structure here!

IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admission

IIT Kanpur M.Tech admission 2018 will start after the announcement of GATE 2018 result and preparation of the merit list. Candidates meeting GATE cutoff 2018 for IIT Kanpur will only get calls for counselling round. Candidates having B.Tech degree from any of the Indian Institute of Technologies with a CGPA of 8 can apply for direct admissions in M.Tech programmes at IIT Kanpur or any other IIT. Candidates who haven't completed their B.Tech degree from IIT need to appear for GATE and meet the minimum cutoff percentage. GATE score of past three years will be valid for IIT Kanpur M.Tech admission 2018, which means candidates who appeared and cleared GATE in 2016, 2017 and 2018 can apply for the admission.

Candidates need to remember that for IIT Kanpur M.Tech admission 2018 they also need to apply through two channels. So in addition to having a valid score, candidates also need to make sure that they have applied for the admission through right channels. To secure a seat in M.Tech programme at IIT Kanpur, candidates need to first apply through institute's website and then they also need to apply through the Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP). Online application process for IIT Kanpur M.Tech admission 2018 will tentatively start in the last week of March 2018. Candidates can read more about the admission process below:

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IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission 2018 – Important Dates

S. No.

Event

Dates

1

Availability of GATE 2018 application forms

Last week of March 2018

2

Application deadline for online process 

Third week of April 2018

3

GATE 2018 exam dates

February 3, 4, 10 and 11

4

Announcement of GATE result 2018

March 17, 2018

M.Tech Eligibility

  • Application to IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admission (not applicable to PIO/NRI/foreign applicants) requires a valid GATE score. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering or must hold a master’s degree in science with minimum 55% marks or CPI of 5.5.
  • SC/ST candidates with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a master’s degree in science are eligible to apply for admission irrespective of marks/CPI.

How to Apply for M.Tech in IIT Kanpur?

Candidates must register with the official website and fill the application form. Scanned documents must be in .jpg or .png format and should not exceed the maximum size of 600KB. Photographs and signatures must not exceed 40KB. Candidates will receive a reference number upon submission of the form, which should be preserved for future reference.

Required Documents

Students must submit the following documents along with the completely filled application form for IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admission –

• Birth certificate/class 10 certification for proof of DOB

• Applicable OBC/SC/ST certificate

• Applicable certificate of disability

• Copies of mark/grade sheet of qualification degree

• GATE/UGC/CSIR scorecard

• NOC from employer if students are employed during the time of admission

• If no photograph has been uploaded, students must attach a recent self-attested photo with the application reference number written on the back and staple it to a print-out of the admission form

• An application fee of INR 400 (General/OBC) and INR 200 (SC/ST/PD) must be paid through Demand Draft to The Registrar IIT Kanpur. Applicants must mention personal information on the reverse of the Demand Draft, such as name, reference number, address, etc.

Selection Process

The process of selection for IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admission candidates involves several stages given below –

Stage 1: Meet the eligibility criteria

Stage 2: Short-listing of candidates based on their GATE scores. In addition, candidates must have a master’s degree in science or a bachelor’s degree in engineering from AICTE-recognised university/institute, IIT or NIT.

Stage 3: Short-listed applicants will need to clear a written aptitude test. Those who meet the cut-off will qualify for a personal interview conducted by a committee-in-charge for M. Tech admissions. Evaluation will be based on academic proficiency, academic background, etc.

Stage 4: A merit list will be prepared based on the aggregate score, which will be calculated on the basis of valid GATE score. General/OBC/SC/ST applicants will be merit-listed separately. A committee-in-charge for Ph.D. admissions, IME Department, will decide the cutoffs for all categories. Approved reservation norms will be observed. Candidates are required to check the latest reservation norms before applying for IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admission.

Number of Seats

The number of seats for the IIT Kanpur M. Tech programme as of 2017 was 13 for general, 7 for OBC, 4 for SC, and 2 for ST. The number may change at the discretion of the institute.

M. Tech Programmes Offered at IIT Kanpur

Candidates seeking IIT Kanpur M. Tech admission can opt for their specialisation of choice from the list of programmes offered.

Choice of M.Tech Courses Candidates Get at IIT Kanpur

S.No.

M.Tech Programmes

1

Aerospace Engineering

2

Biological Sciences and Bio-engineering

3

Civil Engineering

4

Chemical Engineering

5

Computer Science & Engineering

6

Environmental Engineering & Management

7

Electrical Engineering

8

Earth Sciences

9

Industrial & Management Engineering

10

Materials Science & Engineering

11

Photonics Science & Engineering

12

Mechanical Engineering

13

Nuclear Engineering & Technology

14

Materials Science

GATE 2017 Cutoffs for IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission

The 2017 GATE cut off will help students determine the minimum score needed to gain IIT Kanpur M. Tech admission in the specialisation of their choice. The GATE cut-off 2017 for IIT Kanpur was announced on March 26, 2017.

S. No.

Departments

Subjects

General Category

OBC

SC

ST

PH

1

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace

465

410

342

414

 

2

Mechanical Engineering (Background)

737

670

511

-

-

3

ETC/EE/IN background

704

651

480

4

Civil Engineering (Background)

725

500

5

Chemical Engineering

Chemical

562

461

444

335

6

Biological Sciences & Bioengineering

Biological Sciences & Bioengineering

579

579

539

7

Civil Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydraulics and Water Resources

681

638

500

399

8

Infrastructure and Engineering Management

714

634

557

410

-

9

Structural Engineering

696

644

548

10

Electrical

784

713

622

441

11

Geo- Technical

725

678

555

12

Transportation

704

689

578

344

13

Geo- Informatics

627

518

411

14

Electrical Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

RF, Microwaves & Photonics

722

620

397

15

Power Engineering

773

697

535

419

16

Signal Processing Communication & Networks

732

628

416

510

17

Microelectronics, VLSI & Display Technology

817

777

691

18

Control & Automation

783

726

56 7

547

19

Photonics

690

607

463

20

Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Solid Mechanics & Design(SMD)

822

769

562

463

21

Fluid Mechanics & Thermal sciences(FTS)

810

745

596

479

 

22

Manufacturing Science(MFS)

808

738

561

471

23

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Science

732

665

567 443

24

Materials Science

 

 

 

 

 

Mechanical Engineering background

631

635

 

– .

25

Electrical Engineering background

644

687

415

26

Physics background

414

27

Chemical Engineering Background

444

475

28

Engineering science

578

629

-

-

29

Instrumentation Engineering background

547

-

-

30

Materials Science & Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Metallurgical Engineering, background

544

489

377

31

Engineering Science background

603

547

32

Mechanical Engineering, background

787

725

524

33

Physics background

578

475

 

34

Electrical Engineering.

691

667

35

Chemical Engineering.

610

579

36

Chemistry

649

37

Electronics & Communications.

652

608

38

Production & Industrial

850

39

Biotechnology

562

40

Nuclear Engineering. & Tech.

Nuclear Engineering. & Tech.

715

632

434

41

Photonics Sc. & Engineering

Photonics Sc. & Engineering.

414

439

420

   

42

Industrial & Management Engineering

Industrial & Management Engineering

683

611

392

428

468

IIT Kanpur 2016 GATE Cutoff

Sr.No

Specialisation

General

OBC

SC

ST

PH

 

Mechanical Engineering

1

Solid Mechanics & Design (SMD)

822

769

562

463

 

2

Fluid Mechanics & Thermal sciences (FTS)

810

745

596

479

 

3

Manufacturing Science (MFS)

808

738

561

471

 

 

Civil Engineering

1

Hydraulics & Water Resources

681

638

500

399

 

2

Structural Engineering

696

644

548

 

 

3

Infrastructure & Engineering Management

714

634

557

410

 

4

Electrical

784

713

622

441

 

5

Geo-informatics

627

518

411

 

 

6

Transportation

704

689

578

344

 

7

Geo-Technical

725

678

555

 

 

 

Aerospace Engineering

1

Aerospace

465

410

342

414

 

2

Mechanical Engineering background

737

670

511

 

 

3

ETC/EE/IN background

704

651

480

 

 

4

Civil Engineering background

725

 

500

 

 

 

Computer Science & Engineering

1

Computer Science

732

665

567

443

 

 

Electrical Engineering

1

Microelectronics, VLSI & Display Technology

817

777

691

 

 

2

Power Engineering

773

697

535

 

419

3

Signal Processing Communication & Networks

732

628

416

 

510

4

RF, Microwaves & Photonics

722

620

397

 

 

5

Control & Automation

783

726

567

547

 

6

Photonics

690

607

 

463

 

 

Chemical Engineering

1

Chemical

562

461

444

335

 

 

Biological Sciences & Bioengineering

1

Biological Sciences & Bioengineering

579

579

539

 

 

 

Materials Science

1

Mechanical Engineering background

631

635

 

 

 

2

Electrical Engineering background

644

687

415

 

 

3

Physics background

414

 

 

 

 

4

Chemical Engineering Background

444

475

 

 

 

5

Engineering science

578

629

 

 

 

6

Instrumentation Engineering background

547

 

 

 

 

 

Earth Sciences

1

Geology background

354

395

300

 

 

2

Civil Engineering background

489

482

500

 

 

 

Nuclear Engineering & Technology

1

Nuclear Engineering & Technology

715

632

434

 

 

 

Materials Science & Engineering

1

Metallurgical Engineering background

544

489

377

 

 

2

Engineering Science background

603

547

 

 

 

3

Mechanical Engineering, background

787

725

524

 

 

4

Physics background

578

 

475

 

 

5

Electrical Engineering

691

667

 

 

 

6

Chemical Engineering

610

579

 

 

 

7

Chemistry

649

 

 

 

 

8

Electronics & Communications

652

608

 

 

 

9

Production & Industrial

 

850

 

 

 

10

Biotechnology

562

 

 

 

 

 

Industrial & Management Engineering

1

Industrial & Management Engineering

683

611

392

428

468

 

Photonics Science & Engineering

1

Photonics Science & Engineering

414

439

420

 

 

Fee Structure

The fee structure for IIT Kanpur M. Tech Admission varies between student batches. Fee for 1st semester 2017-2018 for 2018 batch students is INR 45441; INR 35491 (hosteller) or INR 27192 (day scholar) for 2015 and 2016 batch students; and INR 34991(hosteller) or INR 27192 (day scholar) for 2014 and earlier batches.

Note: 2017 batch Students whose family income is less than INR 1 lakh p.a. will receive remission of two-thirds of the tuition fee.

2015 & 2016 batch: SC/ST students whose parent’s/guardian’s income is greater than INR 6 lakh p.a. are eligible for partial fee waiver and are

required to pay INR 10491 (hosteller), while those whose income is less than INR 6 lakh are required to pay INR 9241 (hosteller). On the other hand, Day scholars are required to pay INR 2192.

2014 & earlier batch: SC/ST students whose parent’s/guardian’s income is greater than INR 6 lakh p.a. are eligible for partial fee waiver and are required to pay INR 9991 (hosteller) while those whose income is less than INR 6 lakh are required to pay INR 9241 (hosteller). On the other hand, day scholars are required to pay INR 2192. 

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