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IIT Madras M. Tech Admission 2018

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras announces M.Tech Admission 2018

IIT Madras M. Tech Admission 2018 Notification-Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras invites applications for admission to M.Tech Program for the academic year 2018-19 commencing from July 2018


M.Tech Program

  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) program is offered at IIT Madras in the following departments: Aerospace Engg., Applied Mechanics, Chemical Engg., Civil Engg., Computer Science and Engg., Electrical Engg., Mathematics, Mechanical Engg., Metallurgical and Materials Engg., Ocean Engg. and Physics
  • In addition, M.Tech. in interdisciplinary programs in Catalysis Technology, Petroleum Engg. and Clinical Engineering
  • Overall there are more than 456 seats offered for IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2018. Get here complete details of IIT Madras M.Tech 2018 application form, selection procedure, cut-offs, and results


Important Dates

For GATE qualified candidates & IIT graduates

Opening of Website for online applications: 07th March 2018

Closing of online applications: 15th April 2018

Suitability Test/ Interview for relevant candidates: 28th April 2018

Date of reporting for admission: 23rd July 2018

Date for Additional Round after the Admission Day (only if there are any unfilled seats): 24th – 25th July 2018

Photo session and Workflow Enrolment:  26th July 2018

Orientation Program: 27th July 2018

Commencement of Classes: 30th July 2018

For Sponsored & other category candidates

Opening of Website for online applications: 07th March 2018

Closing of online applications: 15th April 2018

Written Test/ Interview for sponsored candidates: 05th & 06th June 2018

Date of reporting for admission: 23rd July 2018

Photo session and Workflow Enrolment: 26th July 2018

Orientation Program, Photo session and Workflow enrolment: 27th July 2018

Commencement of Classes: 30th July 2018


Also See : Admission Notification


Eligibility Criteria

For GATE qualified candidates
Candidates qualified in GATE 2016, 2017 & 2018 and satisfying any one of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture from educational Institutions approved by AICTE/ Government
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry/ Life Sciences/ Mathematics/ Physics related subjects from educational Institutions approved by UGC/ Government
  • Degrees obtained through Distance Education/ Correspondence Mode for the qualifying degree specified in [(i) or (ii)]. The Departments will follow suitability test/ interview procedure for screening in such cases
  • Candidates yet to appear or have appeared in the final examination for the qualifying degree specified in [(i) or (ii)] and whose results are likely to be declared by July 15, 2018
  • Associate Membership holders of professional bodies for admission into their parent disciplines from the following:
    • The Institution of Engineers (India) (AMIE)
    • The Aeronautical Society of India (AMAeSI) (eligible only for aerodynamics,  structures and propulsions streams)
    • The Indian Institute of Metals (AMIIM)
    • The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, including Polymer and Environmental Group (AMIIChemE)
    • The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (AMIETE)

For IIT Graduates

  • Candidates graduating/ graduated from IITs with B.Tech. Degree and having CGPA of 7.5 (on a scale of 10) and above for SC/ ST and 8.0 (on a scale of 10) and above for others can apply without GATE Score. These applications will be reviewed by the respective Department(s)

For Sponsored Candidates

  • Candidates employed and sponsored (with full pay and allowances for 24 months) by industry/ government organizations/ private and public enterprises, engaged in R&D work recognized by DST/ engineering colleges recognized by AICTE, possessing at least two years of professional experience as on the last date of receipt of applications at IIT Madras can apply, provided they hold:
    • B.E./ B.Tech. degree from AICTE recognized Engineering Colleges/ University with first class or 60% aggregate marks in all the four years (no need for having GATE Score); OR
    • AMIE or any other Associate memberships listed above (no need for having GATE Score)

Reservation of Seats

  • Seats are reserved for Indian Nationals under the categories, SC/ ST/ OBC (Non-creamy layer) and PwD (Persons with Disability) according to the Government of India rules


Selection Process

  • Admission to candidates (who are not required to take Suitability Test/ Interview) will be finalized strictly in the order of merit as per the GATE Score (CGPA & Department Review for IIT Graduates) and on the basis of choices given by them in the application
  • Candidates requiring Suitability Test/Interview shall report at the office of the Head of the respective Department as per the schedule

Financial Assistance – For Indian Nationals only

  • Financial assistance in the form of Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) at the rate of `12,400/- p.m. (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) will be awarded to Indian Nationals doing the M.Tech. Programs, subject to Institute rules
  •  HTTA students are required to assist the department for 8 hours of work per week related to academic activities of the department such as laboratory demonstration, tutorials, evaluation of assignments, test papers, seminars, research projects, etc

Fellowship Schemes

(i) DAE-GF Scheme

  • DAE-Graduate Fellowship (DAE-GF) Scheme in various engineering disciplines is offered by Department of Atomic Energy. GATE qualified candidates selected under this scheme will get a fellowship of `35,000/- per month. After successful completion of M.Tech. Program, the DAE-GF scheme fellows will be placed in one of the DAE units

(ii) AERB-GF Scheme
Under Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Graduate Fellowship (AERB-GF) Scheme, up to three candidates will be selected either from Mechanical Engineering (only in Design/ Nuclear/ Thermal Engineering) or Chemical Engineering discipline or from both and they will be offered a monthly stipend. More details about AERB-GF scheme may be seen in the website www.aerb.gov.in

(iii) ESSO-MoES Scheme
Earth System Science Organization - Ministry of Earth Sciences (ESSO-MoES) ESSO-MoES sponsors a maximum of 10 students for M.Tech. in Ocean Technology (OE2) program which may include up to 2 candidates from ESSO-NIOT (National Institute of Ocean Technology)


Application Process

For Gate Qualified Candidates and IIT Graduates with B.Tech. Degree

  • Apply ONLINE at https://mtechadm.iitm.ac.in
  • To apply with a valid GATE Score or as IIT B.Tech. Graduate, you can register from the official website
  • If you are planning to apply with more than one of the above, register separately using the same email and mobile number but with different credentials among (a) valid GATE 2016 Score, (b) valid GATE 2017 Score (c) valid GATE 2018 Score and (d) IIT B.Tech. Graduation with valid CGPA
  • Application Fee
    • Rs.200 /- for SC/ ST/ PWD/Female Candidates
    • Rs.400/- for others
  • Instructions and further links available on the Website

In case of difficulty in applying ONLINE, please contact: The Chairman, M.Tech. Admission Committee, GATE Office, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036, Phone: 044 – 22578200, Fax: 044 – 22578204, E-mail: mtechadm@iitm.ac.in

For Sponsored Candidates

  • Apply online at https://mtechspons.iitm.ac.in
  • Instructions on how to apply are available on the IIT Madras Website: www.iitm.ac.in under “NOTICES” - M.Tech. Admission 2018- Sponsored


Application Fee

    • Rs.250/- for SC/ ST/ PWD/Female Candidates
    •  Rs.500/- for others

In case of difficulty in applying, please contact: The Deputy Registrar, Courses Unit, Academic Section, IIT Madras, Chennai 600036, Phone No.044-22578035/8038, Fax: 044-22578042), Email: cacad@iitm.ac.in, drcourses@itm.ac.in
For more detail information visit the Official Website: www.iitm.ac.in


IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036, Telephone: (044) 2257 8046, Fax: (044) 2257 8042, Email: cacad@iitm.ac.in, Website: https://www.iitm.ac.in