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IIT Kharagpur MMST Admission 2018 - Notification, Dates

IIT Kharagpur Masters in Medical Science and Technology MMST 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and School of Medical Science and Technology (SMST) announces admission to three years Post Graduate Masters in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) for the year 2018


Details of MMST Program

  • School of Medical Science and Technology (SMST), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur offers a 3 years post graduate Program - Masters in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) for MBBS graduates
  • MMST Program offered by School of Medical Science and Technology (SMST) imparts science and engineering skills to medical professionals and train them for the state-of-the-art medical research in frontier areas of Medical Imaging and Image Analysis, Molecular Imaging, Biomaterials and Implants, Biomedical Instrumentation,Early Detection of Cancer, Biophysics, Immuno-technology and Immunotherapeutic, Recombinant DNA Technology, Medical Statistics, Telemedicine, Biomedical Simulation, Biosensors & Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Clinical  Biomarker(s) Discovery and Personalized Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, Cardiovascular Research, Wound research and so on

 

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Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Application: 13th April 2018
  • Website closure for submission of Online Application Form and Hard Copy IIT Kharagpur: 11th May 2018
  • Date of Examination: 09th June 2018 (Saturday)
  • Announcement of Results: To be announced

 

Program of Duration

  • Post Graduate - 3 years (4 semesters of coursework with one-year project)
  • Assistantship of Rs.25000/-per month; 10 hours per week of service to B.C. Roy Technology Hospital of the Institute

 

Eligibility Criteria for MMST

  • The eligibility criterion for admission to MMST students is MBBS Degree recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI) with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate and having passed mathematics at +2 level (even as additional subject) or from any recognized Open University
  • Seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC(Non-creamy layer) candidates and persons with disability (PwD) as per Govt. of India rules.

 

Selection Procedure

  • The selection of is strictly based on the performance of the candidates in an objective type of written test of 2 hours duration.
  • The candidate needs to answer 120 questions, out of which 75 questions are from the MBBS syllabi. The remaining questions are equally distributed to cover the syllabi of +2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Each correct answer carries one mark and each wrong answer carries negative 0.25 marks

 

Admission Test

  • The admission test is of objective type and is designed to identify the aptitude of the candidates for a program like MMST
  • The test is of two hours duration and held between 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
  • Candidate needs to answer 120 questions, out of which 75 questions are from the typical MBBS syllabi
  • The remaining questions are equally distributed to cover the syllabi of +2 level Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. Each correct answer carries one mark and each wrong answer carries 0.25 negative mark
  • Date of Exam - 09th June 2018 (Saturday) at 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Venue - Kolkata

 

Admit Card

  • Admit Card is issued only to eligible candidates who submit the application form completed in all respects before the closing date
  • In case if any candidate is unable to download the admit card, they may contact the help desk

 

Application Fees

  • Rs.1500/- for General/OBC Male/Transgender candidates and Rs.750/- for all Female or SC/ST/PwD candidates

 

Application Process

  • Application is to be submitted by an Online Process by accessing the Website https://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/mmst from 13th April 2018 till 11th May 2018
  • Candidate should first pay the Application Fee by obtaining a Demand Draft drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur on any nationalised bank payable at Kharagpur, West Bengal
  • The draft details, soft copy of photo and signature are required while filling up the ONLINE application form after successful submission of data
  • The Demand Draft along with submitted application form must be sent by speed post/courier so as to reach by 11th May 2018 to "The Head, School of Medical Science and Technology", IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur-721302
  • Following additional documents should be sent along with the printed Application Form:
  • Attested copy of OBC (Non-creamy)/SC/ST/PD certificate (if applicable)
  • Attested copies of MBBS Degree (recognized by MCI) with mark sheet of all years as a proof of obtaining a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate
  • Attested copy of proof of having studied Mathematics at +2 level (even as an additional subject)

 

IIT Kharagpur

Kharagpur-721302, West Bengal, Tel: 03222-282091, E-mail gate2018@adm.iitkgp.ernet.in, Website www.iitkgp.ac.in