IIT Roorkee M. Tech Admission

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IIT Roorkee has its own admission process for M.Tech. Candidates looking forward to pursuing M.Tech from this college can check the details in the article below.

IIT Roorkee M. Tech Admission

IIT Roorkee is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India. The institute has been offering postgraduate degree courses in 55 disciplines of engineering, architecture and planning, and applied science. There are several disciplines and specialisations available for students who are interested in pursuing M. Tech at IIT Roorkee. We are providing here all relevant information that aspirants may need to proceed with IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission.

Important Dates for M. Tech 2018 Admissions in IIT Roorkee

Before we explain the entire process of IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission, let us tell you that you can apply for various postgraduate programmes from March to April 2018. While some candidates have appeared for the important GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) exam in 2016 and 2017, some others may have taken the exam in 2018. However, they can all apply for M. Tech 2018 programmes, as the GATE scores remain valid for a period of three years. If you already have your GATE scores or awaiting them and want to go for admission in IIT Roorkee, then you must know the following important dates:

IIT Roorkee M.Tech Admission Important Dates

S. No

Events

Dates

1.

Announcement of GATE Result

March 17, 2018

2.

Commencement of the online application form 

Last week of March 2018 

3,

Last date to apply online and payment of fee

Third week of April 2018

4.

Last date to downloaded Application with appropriate documents at PG Admission Office, IIT Roorkee

Third week of April 2018

5. 

Last date to upload call letters for written test, interview, and counselling

Second week of May, 2018

6.

Medical Exam for Persons with Different Abilities Candidates by the Medical Board

Last week of May 2018

7.

Interview and written test

Last week of May 2018

8.

Announcement of merit list based on interview/written test

First week of June 2018

9.

Counselling for admission in M.Tech at IIT Roorkee

First week of June 2018

10.

Registration for counselling

Second week of July 2018

11.

Beginning of classes

Third week of July 2018

12.

Final Counselling cum Registration (Waitlisted Candidates)

In case of vacant seats are left

Last week of July 2018

13.

Last date of admission

Last date Of July 2018

Please note that some of these dates are tentative, as the exact dates for a few procedures are not yet available. However, these dates will help you stay prepared for IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission. For candidates who have appeared in GATE 2018, it is critical not to start applying until they receive their GATE scorecard. This is because they will have to attach its copy with their application while applying for M. Tech at IIT Roorkee. For further details on admission requirements, you may refer to the institute’s website.

M.Tech Gate 2017 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee

While the above-mentioned criteria are basic eligibility conditions for IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission, you should also meet the college cutoffs for GATE score. For 2018 admissions, IIT Roorkee will announce the GATE score cutoffs that should be met to seek admission in specific M. Tech programmes in different disciplines and specialisations. This cutoff is decided on the basis of several factors, such as the difficulty level of GATE exam, the number of students appearing in the exam for a specific year, the number of seats available in various specialisations, etc.

As the process of IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission 2018 has just started, the cutoffs for the current year are not yet available. However, you can gain an idea by looking at the 2017 and 2016 cutoff trends for different categories. Check out below the 2017 GATE score cutoffs for all M. Tech disciplines (main and allied) at IIT Roorkee:

GATE 2017 Cutoff Trends for M.Tech at IIT Roorkee

S. No.

Department

For Main GATE Disciplines

For Allied GATE Disciplines

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

PD

GEN

OBC

SC

ST

PD

1

Architecture & Planning

47.58

44.06

32.05

32.55

50.74

64.91

59.48

46.27

-

-

2

AHEC

27.49

28.94

19.2

26.49

26.81

30.27

29.99

2294

22.63

23.29

3

Biotechnology

46.88

42.97

31.71

38.41

 

54.37

49.29

_

47.26

53.27

4

Chemical Engineering

40.96

42.97

31.71

31.37

35.61

31.86

36.38

36.14

   

5

Civil Engineering

55.11

49.75

37.06

36.94

37.79

54.47

49.92

36.8

37.45

-

6

Computer Science & Engineering

56.34

51.4

38.1

38.94

37.81

-

-

-

-

-

7

Chemistry

34.4

35.36

39.48

38.41

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

Disaster Mitigation & Management

27.49

27.49

19.78

20.27

20.28

-

-

-

-

-

9

Earthquake Engineering

27.49

27.49

19.86

20.8

26.81

-

-

-

-

-

10

Electrical Engineering

54.56

49.51

36.79

37.99

-

71.38

64.34

47.95

53.5

-

11

Electronics & Comm. Engineering

53.54

48.59

35.95

36.75

37.5

-

-

-

-

-

12

Hydrology

48.76

43.92

32.68

32.83

35.32

36.44

40.88

31.75

-

32.82

13

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

72.47

65.27

48.72

48.82

54.14

-

-

-

-

-

14

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

46.59

42.77

31.27

_

_

65.19

58.81

43.69

45.01

47.3

15

Nanotechnology

28.99

28.33

20.46

23.08

29.91

35.36

35.36

31.75

34.58

53.27

16

Paper Technology

40.96

43.68

31.71

31.37

-

34

35.09

27.84

25.76

-

17

Physics

36.43

33.5

31.75

33.54

-

50.87

45.8

34.62

37.52

38.52

18

WRD & M

57.93

52.34

38.84

38.86

39.24

-

-

-

-

-

19

Transportation Systems

50.49

45.56

34.26

34.61

35.32

63.61

57.36

43.17

43.61

60.46

M. Tech 2016 GATE score cutoffs for IIT, Roorkee

S. No.

Main Discipline

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(General)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(SC)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(ST)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(OBC)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(PD)

1.

Civil Engineering

43.64

29.46

29.83

39.54

30.22

2.

Hydrology

28.61

19.49

19.58

27.86

20.44

3.

AHE

28.61

19.95

-

27.92

-

4.

Architecture and Planning

56.39

37.89

38.84

51.1

43.61

5.

Nanotechnology

34.64

23.35

-

31.57

30.76

6.

Biotechnology

36.23

26.51

30.58

38.86

32.13

7.

Chemical Engineering

40.16

27.31

29.72

36.54

30.52

8.

Computer Science and Engineering

57.23

38.51

39.3

51.62

42.2

9.

Transportation Systems

28.61

19.49

-

28.68

21.83

10.

Physics

43.13

31.23

-

41.77

52.75

11.

Chemistry

38.09

26.51

29.72

36.14

36.14

12.

WRD&M

58.97

39.54

40.44

53.19

55.53

13.

Disaster Mitigation and Management

28.61

20.27

21.45

27.92

21.68

14.

Earthquake Engineering

28.61

19.49

19.2

27.48

21.68

15.

Paper Technology

40.16

30.12

29.72

36.54

36.95

16.

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

65.13

43.83

43.83

58.86

44.71

17.

Electrical Engineering

58

39.02

40.26

52.23

-

18.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

57.08

38.36

41.1

52.05

45.21

19.

Electronics and Communication Engineering

28.99

19.59

23.1

26.21

20.46

S. No.

Allied Discipline

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(General)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(SC)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(ST)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(OBC)

GATE 2016 Cutoff

(PD)

1.

AHEC

28.6

19.31

22.17

26

19.31

2.

Architecture & Planning

59.49

40.56

-

53.59

-

3.

Biotechnology

34.89

35.61

-

32.34

-

4.

Paper Technology

32.17

26.15

25.64

30.65

34.2

5.

Hydrology

31.57

21.36

-

30.32

37.89

6.

Chemical Engineering

30.49

-

-

37.12

-

7.

Transportation Systems

28.99

19.69

22.17

27.03

26.21

8.

Physics

28.99

19.69

-

26.21

29.11

9.

Civil Engineering

29.11

21.31

25.17

26.62

29.11

10.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

31.43

21.14

22.25

28.32

25.17

11.

Electrical Engineering

59.78

40.16

41.34

53.94

40.16

12.

Nanotechnology

36.23

29.02

37.31

38.86

34.2

If you are looking forward to the IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission procedure, make sure to check the cutoff for the specific stream and sub-stream for which you are applying. Every department sets its own cutoffs for every course it offers. Provided your GATE score is above the cutoff, you become eligible for admission. While IIT Roorkee calculates and considers only the normalised GATE marks for some courses, it considers 70% of these marks and 30% of written test/interview scores for some other courses.

Eligibility Criteria for M. Tech Admissions

There are some basic criteria to be eligible to apply for IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission. As every IIT has a different set of procedures and requirements for M. Tech admissions, here are the basic requirements at the Roorkee campus:

• A Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology/architecture; or, a Master’s degree in physics/chemistry/maths/life sciences related subjects from UGC or government-approved institutions; or, Associate Membership holders of professional bodies for admissions in their parent disciplines from AMIE/AMAeSI/AMIIM/AMIIChemE/AMIETE

• A valid GATE score in an apt discipline –This criterion is waived off for engineering graduates from IITs with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 (7.5 for SC/ST candidates).

• All GATE candidates must have passed their qualifying degree exam, scoring at least 60% marks or CGPA of 6.0 (relaxed by 0.5 CGPA or 5% marks for SC/ST/PD category candidates)

How to Apply for M. Tech Courses?

According to the year 2017 data, IIT Roorkee has 818 seats in all postgraduate academic programmes. For admission to any of its 2-year M. Tech programmes, you will have to follow the below-mentioned procedure. While we are providing the broad guidelines, you must check every single instruction on the institute’s website before starting your application procedure.

• Register on the institute’s website and then log in with your credentials.
• Fill the online application form for IIT Roorkee M. Tech admission.
• After ensuring the accuracy of filled-in details, submit the form.
• Download the application form on A4-size white sheets, as well as the bank challan.
• Use the bank challan to deposit your fee at an SBI branch.
• Paste your photographs of size 3.5cm x 3.5cm in the given space on the printed application form. Sign at the designated place.
• Attach these documents (and any other document demanded by the institute) with your application form: A photocopy of GATE scorecard and of qualifying degree certificate; IITR copy of challan for fee payment; category certificate if applicable.

Submit your completed application by speed post or registered post to:
The Chairman,
PG Admissions Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee,
Roorkee-247667

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