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DIAT Pune Post Graduate Programs 2018

DIAT Pune MTech, MSc, PGDP, MS Admissions 2018 - The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune has released a notification for admissions to the Post Graduate Programs for the academic session 2018-19

About the DIAT Pune

  • Defence Institute of Advanced Technology - Deemed to be University (DIAT) is the premium Technological University of Dept. of Defence R&D / DRDO - Ministry of Defence - Govt. ofIndia, engaged in imparting technical education, in niche areas at PG (M.Tech) & PhD levels over the last 60 years, in its various forms & capacities
  • The main focus of the institute is to be get evolved as an innovative Unique Teaching & Research University to develop indigenous contemporary defence-related technologies

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Important Dates

Opening of Admission Web Portal for online application 20th March 2018
Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website: 13th April 2018
Last Date for Receipt of Hard Copy of Application (By Speed Posts): 20th April 2018
First Announcement of Selection List: 01st & 02nd week of June 2018
Commencement of Academic Session 01st week of July 2018

PG Programs Offered

  • DIAT offers the following Postgraduate Programs for the Academic Year 2018-19:
  1. Master of Technology (M. Tech) Programs
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Program
  3. Post Graduate Diploma Program
  4. Master of Science (M.S) (By Research) Program


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Eligibility Criteria with Courses Offered

Details of PG Programs with Intakes

  • M.Tech Programs Specializations in Aerospace Engineering (50 Seats); Mechanical Engineering (75 Seats); Computer Science Engineering (25 Seats); Electronics & Communication Engineering (75 Seats); Material Science & Chemical Technology (75 Seats); Modelling and Simulation (25 Seats); Sensor Technology /Laser and Electro-Optics (LEOC) (25 Seats); and Technology Management (24 Seats); Corrosion Technology (26 Seats)

M. Tech (Disciplines and Qualification Requirements):

  • M.Tech (Aerospace Engg): B.E/B.Tech degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical or AeSI / Mechanical/Chemical/Electrical/Electronics/Electronics and Communication/Instrumentation from recognized University/AMIE
  • M. Tech in Computer Sci. & Engineering (Cyber Security): BE/B.Tech in Computer Science / Electronics/Electrical/Communication/Information Technology or M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • M. Tech in Electronics Engineering (Radar & Communication): B.E/B.Tech degree in Electronics/Communication/Instrumentation Engineering from any recognized university
  • M. Tech (Materials Science & Technology): B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc or Equivalent in Metallurgy/Materials Science / Materials Engg/Mechanical Engg/Ceramic Engg/Polymer Engg/Nano-Technology/M.Sc or Equivalent in Physics/Chemistry
  • M.Tech in Mechanical Engg (Armament / Combat Vehicles): B.E/B.Tech degree and AMIE qualified Engineers in Mechanical/Production/Automobile Engineering disciplines from recognized university
  • M. Tech in Sensor Technology: Master degree or equivalent in Physics/Applied Physics/Electronics/Electronic Science/Instrumentation or a B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) degree or equivalent in Electronics/ Electrical /Communication/Telecommunication/Electronics/Instrumentation/E&TC Engg/Engg Physics. Departmental candidates, who are possessing AMIE / Grand IETE degree, are also eligible
  • M.Tech in Modelling & Simulation: M.Sc in Mathematics / Physics / Statistics/ or/ Computer Science / (Provided mathematics is one of the subject at the graduate level), Bachelors Degree in Engg/Technology of a recognized Institute University
  • M.Tech in Chemical Science & Tech.: M. Sc in any branch of Chemistry, BE/ B.Tech in Chemical Engg or BE/ B.Tech (Polymer) or equivalent degree
  • M.Tech in Mechanical Engg (Marine): B.E degree in Mechanical/Marine Engineering from recognized University
  • M.Tech in Signal Processing & Communication with specialization in: a) Wireless Networks & Applications (WNA); b) Navigation Systems (NS): B.E/B.Tech degree or equivalent in Electronics/Electrical/Communication/Telecommunication/Electronics & Instrumentation / E &TC Engineering/Computer Science & Engg/Information Technology/Instrumentation Engineering
  • M.Tech in Robotics: B.E/B.Tech in Electrical / Electronics / Electronics & Communication / Mechanical Engg /Mechatronics / Computers / Instrumentation Engineering

Eligibility for M. Tech Program

  • 55% marks or 5.5 CGPA in the qualifying examination as indicated against the disciplines concerned and valid GATE Score/UGC-CSIR NET Certificate
  • Qualification should have been obtained from a UGC recognized University/Deemed to be University/Institution in India
  • Candidates who are in the final semester of their degree are eligible to apply; Mark sheet up to the last semester should be enclosed
  • Provisional certificate in such cases along with Mark sheet of the final semester are required to be submitted before commencement of program


Age Limit

  • Not more than 26 years as on 01st July 2018
  • Relaxations as per GOI rules apply to SC/ST/OBC/PH applicants


Scholarship Details

  • Selected candidate will be eligible for applying for scholarship (Rs.12400/- per month at present) under DBT Scheme of AICTE during the M. Tech Course, subject to attendance



  • M.Sc. in Food Technology (Only for Sponsored category) [In collaboration with DFRL, Mysore (Total Intake: 25)]

Eligibility Criteria

  • Basic graduate degree in Food Science/Food Technology/ Nutrition/ Sciences/ Engineering/ Agriculture/ veterinary disciplines; atleast Candidate must have science background at 10+ 2 level



  • PG Diploma in Fire Engineering and Integrated Safety (Only for Sponsored category) [In association with CFEES/DRDO [Intake: 25]

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any graduate who has studied mathematics at H.S.C (+2) stage and at least one paper of Mathematics during graduation (B.E/ B. Tech./B. Sc/B.com) etc.

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  • Master of Science (M.S) (By Research) [ Only for Sponsored Category]


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree in appropriate Sciences with a good academic record
  • Candidates having Associate Membership of the following professional bodies will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme of their parent discipline provided they have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record:
  • Institution of Engineers (India) (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communications), The Aeronautical society of India, The Indian Institute of Metals, The Indian Institute of chemical Engineers, The Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering


Reservation Policy

  • DIAT follows the reservation policy of Govt. of India as applicable to Higher Education Institutions for reservation of seats for SC/ST, OBC and PwD candidates


Application Process

  • Detailed admission Notice will be published in the month of 26th March 2018, in the leading news-papers and DIAT website, for admission to various Post-Graduate Program For 01st week of July 2018
  • Candidates have to apply online, as per the instructions, mentioned in the admission notice. Application fee [presently- Rs.500/- for General and OBC candidates (Rs.250/- for SC/ST, women, PWD candidates) per program(specialization) is required to be paid through online or by Demand Draft drawn in favour of Vice Chancellor, DIAT, Pune, payable at Pune
  • Application has to be uploaded as per the instructions provided in the admission notice/website www.diat.ac.in
  • A print out of the application acknowledgement generated by the system after upload of application has to be forwarded in a sealed envelope super scribed the name of M. Tech Program to the Deputy Registrar (Academics), Defence Institute of Advance Technology, Pune 411025 along with the DD drawn/proof of online payment and with the self-certified copies of mark lists, certificates and other testimonials
  • Candidates seeking admission to more than one program (specialization) need to apply separately


DIAT  Pune

Email dracad@diat.ac.in, Website www.diat.ac.in