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IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2019 Notification, Dates, Application

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna announces M.Tech Admissions 2019

IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2019 - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna invites applications for admission to the Master of Technology (M.Tech) Programs starting in July 2019

The Programs are of two years duration. The details of the programs offered by Schools/Departments and specializations are as follows:

Name of the Schools/Departments/Specializations:

  • (Dept of Mechanical Eng. jointly with Dept of Electrical Eng) - Specialization: Mechatronics
  • (Dept of Mathematics) jointly with (Dept of Computer Science & Eng) - Specialization: Mathematics and Computing
  • (Dept. of Computer Science & Engg) - Specialization: Computer Science & Engineering
  • (Dept of Electrical Engg) - Specialization: Communication System Engineering
  • (Dept of Mechanical Engg) - Specialization: Mechanical Engineering
  • (Dept of Civil & Environmental Engg) - Specialization: Civil Engineering
  • (Dept. of Materials Science & Metallurgical Engg) - Specialization: Materials Science & Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering- Specialization: VLSI & Embedded System


See: MTech Entrance Exams


IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Start Date of Online Application Form: 15th March 2019  
  • Closing Date of Online Application Form: 02nd April 2019
  • Last Date for receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Patna: 09th April 2019


Categories of M.Tech Students

M. Tech (Regular) Full -Time: These are students who work full-time for their M.Tech degrees and receive assistantships from the Institute or fellowship from any other recognized funding agency.

M. Tech (Sponsored) Full-Time: A candidate in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organisation, academic institution, governmental organisation or industry for doing M. Tech in the Institute on a full-time basis. The applicant must be a regular employee of his/ her organization with at least 2 years of experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought. He/ She will not receive any financial support from the institute. Sponsorship letter (Form 1, available with the application form) must be attached with the duly filled in application form.

Project staff: This category refers to a student who is working on a sponsored project in the Institute and is admitted then to M.Tech Program to work on a full-time or part-time basis. The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year. If the project gets completed before the student completes his/her M.Tech Program, his/her category will be converted to PART-TIME Category.  

Part time category:
A student in this category is a professionally employed person (including the staff of IIT Patna), who pursues the M.Tech Program, while continuing the duties of his/her service. The Institute does not provide any assistantship to such a student.


Eligibility Criteria for IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2019

  • The Program is open to candidates of all categories with Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology / M Sc or equivalent professional degrees (AMIE, etc.) and having a valid GATE score. Note: All regular category candidates (except those having B.Tech. degrees from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 8.0) must possess a valid score of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
  • Candidates seeking admission to M.Tech. Program of the Institute shall have to possess a minimum of 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) for General/OBC categories and 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale) for SC/ST categories in the final qualifying exam
  • All selected candidates have to produce the certificate with regard to the marks secured in the final qualifying exam by 31st Oct. 2019

Reservation of Seats

  • Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer) and PD categories: As per Govt. of India rules
  • OBC (including OBC Minorities) (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per prescribed format in annexure I, II and III (as applicable) available with the Application form

Additional Conditions for candidates still to appear in Qualifying Exams:
Candidates still to appear in their qualifying degree exams may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree exams and complete all requirements for their degrees before date of registration to M.Tech Program at IIT Patna in July 2019


IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2019 Selection Procedure

Selection is based on performance in GATE and Personal Interview of shortlisted candidates. Marks obtained in GATE and in personal interview will have 70% and 30% weightage respectively. Personal interview will be held to test the skills in basic science, engineering, and relevant areas. Personal interviews will be conducted at IIT Patna. The eligibility and the GATE papers for the M.Tech. Programmes are given below:

  • M.Tech in Mechatronics: B.Tech/B.E degree in Mechanical/Production /Aerospace/ Electrical/ Electronics & Communication/ Instrumentation Engineering or M.Sc in Electronics and Instrumentation and valid GATE score in ME, PI, AE, EE, EC, IN, PH, XE
  • M.Tech in Mathematics & Computing: M.Sc in Mathematics or B.Tech/B.E degree in Electrical/ Electronic/ Computer Science/ Mechanical/ Civil/ IT/ Aerospace/ Instrumentation Engineering or Equivalent and a valid GATE score in MA, EE, EC,CS, ME, CE, AE, IN
  • M.Tech in Nano-science & Technology: M.Sc/Equivalent in (Nanoscience, Chemistry (Pure/ Applied), Physics, Applied Physics/ Solid State Physics/ Engineering Physics/ Biophysics/ Polymer Science/ Material Science] or B.Tech/Equivalent degree in [Engineering Physics/ Polymer Engineering/ Materials & Metallurgical/Materials/Mechanical/Electronics/Electrical Engineering] and a valid GATE score in CY, PH, MT, ME, EC, EE, XE (with Material Science or Polymer Science & Engineering)
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science & Eng : B.Tech/B.E degree in Computer Science/Information Technology and a valid GATE score in CS
  • M.Tech in Communication System Engg : B.Tech/B.E degree in Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Communication and a valid GATE score in EC
  • M.Tech in Mechanical Engg: B.Tech/B.E in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Automobile, Production, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering and a valid GATE score in AE, ME and PI
  • M.Tech in Civil & Infrastructure Engg: B.Tech/B.E degree or equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering with valid GATE score in CE, ME, EE
  • M.Tech. in Materials Science & Engg: B.Tech/B.E degree in Materials, Metallurgical & Materials, Chemical, Ceramics, Polymer/Rubber, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics or M.Sc/Equivalent   in Physics, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry and valid GATE score in paper MT, CH, ME, EE, EC, XE (with Materials Science or Polymer Science and Engineering or Solid Mechanics or Thermodynamics)

Sponsored Candidates

  • An applicant employed in an industry or any other recognized organisation/institution with at least two years of experience is eligible for admission to the M.Tech programs provided the applicant is sponsored by the employer
  • Applicant should have scored at least 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) for General/OBC categories and 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale) for SC/ST Categories in the qualifying degree exam
  • For sponsored applicants GATE score is not mandatory and they are not eligible for assistantship
  • Selection of these candidates is based on performance in Written Test and Personal Interview of shortlisted candidates

Financial Support
(For regular students who are Indian nationals)
Assistantships are provided to regular students (Indian nationals) at the rate of Rs.12400/- per month, with valid and qualifying GATE score above the prescribed cut off level for M. Tech Program;

GATE score requirement is exempted for students with Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0

Assistantships from external funding organizations will be available as per terms and conditions of the concerned funding organizations


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IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2019 Application Procedure

  • Candidates are requested to use the following link to fill and submit application form online
  • Link - https://academic.iitp.ac.in for July 2019 admission, the online link will remain active till, 02nd April 2019
  • Please login and fill up all the parts of the application form. Follow the instructions given in the document “Instructions to Candidates”. At the end a final PDF will be generated. You can download it from your registered email address or from your application page.
  • Application Fee of Rs.300/- (for Gen/OBC candidates) and Rs.150/- (for ST/SC/PD/Female candidates) must be submitted through online module
  • A copy of payment e-receipt should be sent through the application form. Candidates are requested to use the following link to submit application fee online or through challan
  • Link: https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm?corpID=595859
  • You are requested to send final submitted application generated online duly signed along with copies of mark sheets/certificates and other testimonials (both sides)
  • Completed application enclosed with the payment details (e-receipt) for application fee and attested copies of marksheets/certificates and with other necessary enclosures (if applicable) should be sent to the "The Assistant Registrar (Academics), Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Kanpa Road, District-Patna, Bihar-801106"
  • Please note that your application must be complete in all respects, along with all documents, including e-Receipt of payment


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