IIT Kanpur PhD MTech MDes MS Research Admissions 2016

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IIT Kanpur PG Admissions in PhD/M.Tech/MS (Research) Programs 2016  

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur invites applications for admissions to Post Graduate courses - Master of Technology (M.Tech), Master of Science (MS) by research and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes for the academic session commencing from January 2017 (2016-17-II Semester)

IIT for admission to PhD, M.Tech and MS (Research) Programmes commencing from July 2017 (2016-17-II Semester) in the following departments/interdisciplinary programmes:

M.Tech & PhD (Engineering): Aerospace Engineering; Biological Sciences & Bio- Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Eng; Computer Science & Engineering; Earth Sciences; Electrical Engineering; Industrial & Management Engineering; (all areas of Management); Materials Science & Engineering; Materials Science * Mechanical Engineering; Nuclear Engineering & Technology; Photonics Science & Engineering

PhD (Sciences): Chemistry; Mathematics & Statistics; Physics; Earth Sciences

PhD (Humanities & Social Sciences): Economics; English (Literature, Linguistics and ELT); Fine Arts; Philosophy; Psychology; Sociology

MS (Research): Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Science & Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Photonics Science & Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility conditions given below are the absolute minimum; departments may prescribe specific requirements over and above these conditions; referred to in subsequent sections, implies a minimum of 55% marks /5.55 (on a 10 point scale) as long as it is not less than the minimum pass marks/CPI; otherwise, the "specified minimum" marks/CPI implies the minimum pass marks/CPI

For PhD & MS (Research) Programmes: Candidates should have B.Tech/BS students from CFTIs (Centrally Funded Technical Institutes) having CPI of 7.5 or more and M.Sc. students from CFTIs having CPI of 7.0 or more are eligible to get admission and financial assistance in PhD programme without GATE score
Students who are in final year of their program (likely to finish the program by July 2017) may also apply and secure provisional admission for the session commencing in July 2017 (2016-17-II Semester)

For M.Tech Programmes: Candidates should have bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year program) or a master's degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum
For admission into M.Tech in Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, applicants having bachelor's degree in pharmacy/medicine/veterinary science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum may also be considered

Selection Procedure

A valid GATE/CEED score is required for admission to the M.Tech/M.S. by Research programmes in the case of regular candidates
These admissions may be made directly based on the GATE/CEED scores of the candidates and performance in the qualifying examination, and in addition, some of the candidates may also be called for written tests and/or interviews
Admission to the PhD programmes will be based on written tests and/or interviews of the candidates shortlisted


Reservations (for SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PwD candidates) shall apply as per Govt. of India rules

General Information

Candidates who are in the final year of qualifying degree and are likely to graduate by July 2017 may also apply. Such candidates may be considered for admission to 2017-18-I academic session starting in July 2017

How to Apply

All application must be submitted online only; there is no provision for offline submission of application form. Use this Portal to apply for M.Tech/ MS (Research)/PhD Programmes only
Please go through General Information and How to Apply before filling up PG Online Application

Before submitting the Online Applications you must include that you have uploaded all the require documents (as per eligibility for requirements) Failing which your applications may be considered in valid
Please read carefully Requirements of various PG Programmes offered by IIT Kanpur PG Manual and Upload essential documents, otherwise you may not be shortlisted for Admission
Te Application Fee is Rs.400/- for General and OBC candidates and Rs.200/- for SC/ST and all PwD candidates. The fee must be paid online through Debit Card or Credit Card or Internet Banking available at payment
Gateways provided in the online application portal

For information brochure, containing details of various PG Programmes visit the online application portal http://www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/pgadmission.htm

Important Dates

Candidates can apply online from 17th October 2016 (Monday)
Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form: 07th November 2016 (Monday)
Programmes commencing from January 2017 (2016-17-II Semester)

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