IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions 2017

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IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions are open for all category students having a bachelor’s degree in Technology/ Engineering or a master’s in Science or equivalent professional degrees and a valid GATE score.

IIT Patna M. Tech Admissions

IIT Patna is an autonomous institute and caters to the fields of engineering, technology, and science. It has been ranked the 10th best engineering college by the National Institutional Ranking Framework and is recognised as an Institute of Importance (INI) by the Indian government. Candidates seeking IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions can look at the information, which covers details like eligibility, application procedure, and programmes offered among others provided below.

Eligibility Criteria IIT Patna M.Tech Admission

Candidates seeking IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions must meet the eligibility criteria set by the institute. The Senate reviews the criteria periodically. Student reservations are made based on government guidelines. The programme itself is open to all category students having a bachelor’s degree in Technology/ Engineering or a master’s in Science or equivalent professional degrees and having a valid GATE score.

The minimum qualification for successful IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions is 60% marks/ first class or CPI of 6.5 for general/ OBC categories and 55% marks or CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ ST categories. Candidates who are yet to appear for qualifying degree examinations can also apply for the M. Tech programme provided they appear in all examinations and complete all degree requirements 1 week prior to the start of the autumn semester.  They will also have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria, such as CGPA/CPI/marks, valid GATE score, etc.

For Sponsored Candidates

Candidates employed in an industry or recognised institution/ organisation with a minimum of two years experience can apply for IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions if their employer sponsors them. They must meet the minimum eligibility criteria like marks/ CGPA/ CPI but do not need a valid GATE score. They also do not qualify for an assistantship.
Each M. Tech programme has different eligibility criteria and is as follows:

i) M.Tech in Nanoscience and Technology:

Candidates opting to specialise in this field must have a master’s degree in science or its equivalent in Chemistry (Pure/Applied), Nanoscience, Physics, Applied Physics/ Biophysics/ Solid State Physics/ Material Science/ Engineering Physics or have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Polymer Engineering/ Materials/ Mechanical/ Engineering Physics/ Materials & Metallurgical/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics. They should also have a valid GATE score in ME, EC CY PH, EE, XE, MT with Polymer Science and Engineering or Material Science.

ii) M.Tech in Mechatronics:

Candidates who want to specialise in this field should have a master’s degree in Electronics and Instrumentation and a valid GATE score in PH, XE, ME, PI, EC, IN, AE, EE OR a B. Tech/B.E in Aerospace/ Mechanical/ Production/ Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Communication.

iii) M.Tech in Mathematics and Computing:

Candidates looking to specialise in this field need to have a master’s degree in Mathematics or a B.Tech/B.E in Civil/ IT/ Aerospace/ Computer Science/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronic/ Instrumentation Engineering or its equivalent and a valid GATE score in ME, CE, AE, IN, MA, EE, EC, CS.

IIT Patna M.Tech Programmes Offered

The M.Tech programmes offered at IIT Patna consist of three main specialisations. Candidates applying for IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions can choose from the following -

  • Mechatronics under the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Nanoscience and Technology under the Department of Physics and the Department of Chemistry
  • Mathematics and Computing under the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering

IIT Patna GATE Cut-offs

As the GATE 2017 Results have been announced, IIT Patna cut-off for M.Tech Admission will be announced anytime soon. We will be updating the articles as soon as the cut-off is announced. However, aspiring M. Tech candidates can look at the 2016 GATE cut-offs to know the minimum qualifying marks for IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions. This will help them prepare for this important all-India entrance exam.

M.Tech 2016 GATE score cut-offs for IIT Patna

Specialisation

GATE Paper

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

PD

Mathematics & Computing

ME

-

610

-

-

-

IN

-

579

-

-

-

MA

756

-

-

-

-

EC

676

720

-

-

-

CS

788

559

441

-

447

AE

653

-

245

-

-

Materials Science

CH

493

-

-

-

-

MT

409

294

-

-

-

XE

385

411

-

-

-

ME

680

654

-

-

-

Communication System

EC

677

588

482

348

373

Computer Science

CS

683

680

540

-

447

Mechanical Engineering

ME

735

676

581

391

-

Civil and Infrastructure

CE

609

572

449

-

-

Nanoscience and Technology

XE

-

-

-

-

-

PH

-

411

-

-

-

EE

607

-

-

-

-

EC

605

246

435

-

316

ME

535

437

-

-

-

Mechatronics

EC

-

-

386

-

-

IN

579

-

-

-

-

ME

625

583

410

-

-

IIT Patna M.Tech Student Categories

IIT Patna admits students for M.Tech programme under the following categories –

• Regular:

Regular candidates work full-time for their M. Tech degree and receive assistantship from the institute or other funding organisations.

• Sponsored:

Sponsored candidates are supported by an academic institution, recognised R&D organisation, industry or government organisation.  They do not receive assistantship from IIT Patna.

• Part-time:

Candidates who are employed, including IIT Patna staff, and who pursue the M. Tech programme are considered part-time students. They do not receive any assistantship.

• Project staff:

Candidates under this category work on sponsored projects in IIT Patna and are admitted to the M. Tech programme to work full-time or part-time. At the time of admission, the duration of the project must be at least one year. If the project is completed before candidates complete their M. Tech programme, they will be shifted to the part-time category.

Selection Process for IIT Patna M.Tech

Selection for IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions is based on valid GATE score (70% weightage) and personal interview (30%). Selection of sponsored candidates is based on performance in the written test and personal interview.

How to Apply for IIT Patna M.Tech Course

The candidate must print and sign the application for IIT Patna M.Tech Admissions 2017. It should be duly filled with the required details and a scanned .jpg image with a size of not more than 500KB needs to be uploaded. The filled form and copies of certificates and other required documentation should be enclosed in an envelope and sent to the Assistant Registrar (Academic), Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, Pataliputra Colony, Patna – 800 013. Applicants should mention “Application for M. Tech Admission” on the envelope.

Applicants need to pay an application fee of INR 300 online. The fee is reduced to INR 150 for female candidates and SC/ ST candidates.

For Sponsored Candidates

Candidates who are sponsored, part-time or are project staff need to furnish 1) a sponsorship letter for the sponsored category, 2) an NOC from the dean (R&D) of IIT Patna for project staff category, and 3) an NOC from the employer for part-time category candidates.

Important Dates to Note

  • Online application forms will be made available on IIT Patna’s official website on the 2nd week of May 2017.
  • The last date for submission of forms is 4th April 2017.
  • The last date for receipt of application forms in hard copy is the 1st week of May 2017.
  • The personal interview will be held on May 2017.

 

 

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