IIT Madras M.Tech Admission

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Admission to IIT Madras M.Tech programme is now open and the last date for online applications is April 15, 2017. Interested candidates can peruse the information below before moving forward with their applications.

IIT Madras M. Tech Admission

Eligibility

Candidates seeking IIT Madras M.Tech admission must qualify the GATE 2017. Candidates without a GATE score must hold a Master’s degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Chemistry/ Life Sciences from UGC/ govt-approved institutions or a B. Tech degree from an IIT. In addition, they must have a CGPA of 8.0 and above for general and OBC categories and 7.5 and above SC/ST. Candidates who have appeared or are yet to appear in the final exam for master’s in science or B. Tech can also seek admission. Eligible candidates also include those sponsored by DST-recognised organisations as R&D units, candidates sponsored by AICTE/ UGC/ govt and PSU/govt institutions, and candidates sponsored by NIOT. Defence-sponsored, QIP, and UOP candidates of institutions as per MoU with IIT Madras are also eligible.

How to Apply

Online applications for IIT Madras M.Tech admission close on April 15, 2017. Candidates must register with the official website and enter their GATE registration number. An application fee of INR 400 must be paid (INR 200 for SC/ST/PD and female candidates) on the website. Scanned copies of required documents to be attached should be of .jpg format with a minimum size of 10KB and a maximum of 80KB. Photographs should have a width and height of 30mm x 45mm. Copies of the signature should have a width and height of 80mm x 35mm.

To avail benefits, PwD candidates with at least 40% permanent physical impairment must upload a certificate of disability from an authorised medical board attached to a government hospital/ Special Employment Exchange for Physically Handicapped/ VRC for physically handicapped individuals.

Required Documents

Students seeking IIT Madras M. Tech admission must submit the following documents along with duly filled application forms –

• Birth certificate/nationality certificate/passport for proof of DOB

• Applicable SC/ST certificate

• Applicable OBC-NCL certificate

• Applicable PD certificate

• Copies of mark/grade sheet of qualifying degree

• Candidates graduating in 2017 and B. Tech candidates of IITs must provide a copy of their latest CGPA statement from the respective IT

• Candidates with ZE/ZS disciplines must provide a list of courses/syllabus

Non-GATE-qualified Indian candidates seeking IIT Madras M.Tech admission may be required to take a Suitability Test/interview and will be required to appear for the same at the office of the HOD on April 29, 2017, at 8.30 am.

Seats

Offers for HTTA and N-HTTA seats may be sent by May 19, 2017. Candidates who accept must initiate payment of institute fees online by the stipulated date. Second and third set of offers for HTTA and N-HTTA seats will be based on the availability of seats. Depending on availability of vacant seats, another round of offers will be made on July 25, 2017, and candidates who were unable to secure admission in the first few rounds will be considered in this case.

Joining Date

IIT B. Tech graduates and GATE-qualified candidates who have accepted the IIT Madras M.Tech admission offer need to produce a certificate of completion of the qualifying examination. They must join the institute on July 24, 2017, in the forenoon, failing which the admission offer may be cancelled. Sponsored candidates must report to the institute on July 24, 2017, in the afternoon.

M.Tech Programmes Offered at IIT Madras

Candidates seeking IIT Madras M. Tech admission can choose their specialisation from the 12 programmes mentioned below –

• Chemical Engineering

• Civil Engineering

• Computer Science and Engineering

• Mathematics

• Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

• Applied Mechanics

• Aerospace Engineering

• Ocean Engineering

• Physics

• Biotechnology

• Electrical Engineering

• Engineering Design

IIT Madras 2016 GATE Cutoff

Candidates who will make the GATE cutoff are eligible to apply for IIT Madras M. Tech Admission. The results for the 2017 GATE cutoff has been declared on March 26, 2017. Candidates can check the 2017 cutoffs to help determine the minimum score needed.

M. Tech 2016 GATE score cutoffs for IIT, Madras

S.No

Specialisation

Qualifying Discipline

General

OBC

SC

ST

1

Biomedical Engineering

BM

551

466

 

 

IN

796

713

 

 

AE, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ME, MM, ZE

788

 

524

 

2

Aerospace Engineering

AE

756

708

381

 

ME

805

734

600

415

AU, CE, CH, EN, MF, MM, NA, PR

743

702

 

 

CS, EC, EE, IN, ZE, ZS

 

 

430

 

3

Catalysis Technology

CH, ZE

527

475

331

322

CY, ZS

564

533

 

 

4

Engineering Mechanics (Fluid Mechanics/Solid Mechanics)

AE, AU, CE, CH, ME, MM, NA, ZE

757

738

549

 

5

Building Technology & Construction Management

CE

718

634

578

 

AR

798

 

 

302

ZE

 

 

 

 

6

Geotechnical Engineering

CE

693

670

674

 

ZE

 

 

 

 

7

Environmental Engineering

CE

674

624

544

 

AG,BT,CH,EV,ME,ZE

791

681

 

 

8

Transportation Engineering

CE

704

666

580

406

AR, ZE

798

 

 

 

9

Structural Engineering

CE

759

 

587

 

ZE

 

 

 

 

10

Hydraulic & Water Resources Engineering

CE

667

634

576

413

AG

732

 

102

 

EV, ME, ZE

 

 

 

404

11

Communication & Signal Processing

EC, EE, EP, IN, ZE

792

737

542

477

12

Chemical Engineering

BI, CH, EV, ZE, ZS

540

435

348

475

13

Computer Science & Engineering

AE, AG, AR, AU, BI, BM, BT, CE, CH,CR, CS, EC, EE, EN,EP,EV,IE,IN,IT,ME,MF, ML, MM, MR, NA, PE, PI, PR, ZE, CY, GG, MA, MC, MP, MS, NT, OR, PH, ST, ZL, ZS

808

729

532

404

14

Clinical Engineering

AE, AG, AR, AU, BI, BM, BT, CE, CH, CR, CS, EC, EE, EN, EP, EV, IE, IN, IT, ME, MF, ML, MM, MR, NA, PE, PI, PR, ZE

747

700

479

393

15

Communication & Signal Processing

EC, EE, EP, IN, ZE

792

737

542

477

16

Control & Instrumentation

IN

781

738

533

 

BM, EC, EE, EP, ZE

846

 

 

442

17

Power Systems & Power Electronics

EC, EE, EN, EP, IN, ZE

832

802

560

483

18

Microelectronics & VLSI Design

EC, EE, EP, IN, ZE

842

796

789

604

19

Manufacturing Engineering

ME

759

741

564

570

AE, AU, CS, EC, EE, IE, IN, MF, ML, NA, Pl, PR,ZE

 

 

667

 

20

Microelectronics & Photonics

PH.EP

455

424

475

 

EC, EE, IN, ZE

775

734

569

463

21

Thermal Engineering

ME

769

760

593

449

AE, AU, CH, EN, MR, PE, ZE, ZS

791

 

 

 

22

Industrial Mathematics & Scientific Computing

MA

445

421

184

 

PH

481

 

 

 

AE, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ME, MM, NA

802

 

555

547

23

Design (Mechanical Engineering)

ME

779

776

615

535

AE,AU,ZE,ZS

 

 

 

 

24

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

MM

556

 

325

396

BT, CH, CR, CY, ME, MF, MS, NT, PH, PR, ZE, ZS

752

739

543

 

25

Ocean Technology

AE, CE, ME, MR, NA, ZE

649

562

440

315

ME

723

695

 

 

GG

 

 

 

 

CH

514

418

441

265

PE

741

691

379

 

26

Functional Materials & Nanotechnology

PH

475

347

228

 

EP, NT

470

 

 

 

CY,EE,MM,MS,ZE

827

 

555

 

27

Ocean Engineering

AE, CE, ME, MR, NA, ZE

635

603

435

379

28

Engineering Mechanics (Fluid Mechanics/Solid Mechanics)

AE, AU, CE, CH, ME, MM, NA, ZE

753

 

 

 

29

Aerospace Engineering

AE

736

 

 

 

ME

765

 

 

 

AU, CE, CH, EN, MF, MM, NA, PR

743

 

 

 

30

Chemical Engineering

BI,CH,EV,ZE,ZS

522

 

 

 

31

Environmental Engineering

CE

651

 

 

 

32

Biomedical Engineering

BM

495

 

 

 

33

Hydraulic & Water Resources Engineering

CE

620

 

 

 

34

Photonics

PH, EP, EC, EE, IN, ZE

760

 

 

 

35

Building Technology & Construction Management

CE

674

 

 

 

36

Transportation Engineering

CE

699

 

 

 

37

Structural Engineering

CE

703

 

 

 

38

Geotechnical Engineering

CE

685

 

 

 

39

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

MM

551

 

 

 

BT,CH, CR, CY, ME, MF, MS, NT, PH, PR, ZE, ZS

759

 

 

 

40

Mechanical Engineering – Design

ME

772

 

 

 

AE,AU,ZE,ZS

 

 

 

 

41

Industrial Mathematics & Scientific Computing

MA

366

 

 

 

42

Solid State Technology

PH

450

 

 

 

43

Thermal Engineering

ME

768

 

 

 

AE,AU,CH,EN,MR,PE,ZE,ZS

 

 

 

 

44

Manufacturing Engineering

ME

755

 

 

 

AE, AU, CS, EC, EE, IE, IN, MF, ML, NA, Pl, PR, ZE

790

 

 

 

45

Ocean Engineering

AE, CE, ME, MR, NA, ZE

654

 

 

 

Fee Structure

Candidates who have accepted IIT Madras M. Tech admission offer must pay an initial fee of INR 18600 (Gen/OBC) or INR 13600 (SC/ST). A one-time payment of INR 2750, semester fees of INR 13850, hostel and mess fees of INR 23750, and refundable deposits of INR 2000 make up the fee structure.

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