IIT Dhanbad M.Tech Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application Process

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Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad announces Admission to M.Tech Program 2021

IIT Dhanbad M.Tech Admission 2021 – Indian Institute of Technology, (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad invites application for admission to 2-years Master of Technology (M.Tech.) Programs offered at various departments for the academic session 2021-22.

Check complete details of IIT Dhanbad M.Tech. Admission 2021 application process, eligibility criteria and more from the page below.


M.Tech Programs

IIT (ISM) offers admission in M.Tech. Program through three different modes:

  • Candidates with GATE score (may be called GATE candidates)
  • IIT Graduates with B. Tech degree
  • Candidates sponsored by government organizations/reputed Industrial Organization/ Academic Institutions (may be called Sponsored candidates).

IIT Dhanbad M.Tech Admission 2021 Important Dates

Online Application Form available for registration and submission in IIT(ISM)

15th March 2021

Opening of COAP (Common Offer Acceptance Portal) portal for registration

16th March 2021

Date of Written Test/Interview for Sponsored Candidates only (if any)

23rd June 2021

COAP Counselling schedule of main round and an additional round

12th May 2021 to 20th July 2021

Reporting at IIT(ISM) Dhanbad (Physical verification)

14th August  2021

Commencement of Semester for all M. Tech. courses for the Session 2021–22

16th August 2021

IIT (ISM) online admission portal will be active till

17th August 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Dhanbad M.Tech Admission 2021

For GATE Candidates:

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent or a Master degree in Science, from the institutes recognized by UGC/AICTE/Government. The qualifying degrees for each of the M. Tech. Programs.
  • Candidates with equivalent degree and disciplines of professional bodies (like Institution of Engineers (India), Institute of Chemical Engineers, Aeronautical Society of India, Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers, Indian Institute of Metals, etc.) are not eligible to apply in any M. Tech programmes of this institute.
  • Candidates must have a valid GATE score (remains valid at the time of Admission) in the appropriate GATE Paper.
  • Candidates seeking admission to M. Tech. Programs of the Institute should have a Minimum 60% or CGPA/CPI of 6.0 in 10 point scale (without rounding off) in the qualifying degree for UR/OBC/EWS candidates or a Minimum 55% or CGPA/CPI of 5.5 in 10 point scale (without rounding off) in the qualifying degree for SC/ST/PwD candidates.

For IIT Graduates:

  • Candidate graduating/ graduated from IITs with B.Tech. Degree having CGPA 8.00 and above (on a scale of 10) can apply without a GATE Score. The respective department as per allocated seats will review such applications. The number of seats for such candidates will be super numeric.                           

For Sponsored Candidates

  • A candidate working in an academic institution/PSU/Govt. R&D organizations/Govt. recognized private R&D organizations/industry is considered as a sponsored candidate. Such a candidate must be sponsored by his/her employer and must have been in employment with the sponsoring organization for at least 2 years at the time of admission.
  • Candidates working in private firms/organizations have to submit their latest Salary Bank Account statement/Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) statement during uploading documents as well as during the admission process.
  • The applications of candidates sponsored by the organizations under a MoU between Institute and/or under QIP programme shall be eligible for admission.

IIT Dhanbad M.Tech Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Online application form is required to be submitted through an online portal, which will remain available on the IIT(ISM) website www.iitism.ac.in from March 15, 2021 to April 26, 2021.
  • The GATE candidates will also have to register themselves at GATE COAP 2020. The admission of IIT Graduates and Sponsored candidates will be carried out through the online portal of IIT (ISM) Dhanbad.
  • After filling the form, the candidates are advised to take a print of the application and keep the same for record.
  • Candidates can apply for more than one programme and can select up to 10 preferences.

Application fee

For UR/EWS/OBC candidates

Rs. 500/- for each program

For SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates

Rs. 250/- for each program

For all Sponsored candidates

Rs. 2000/- for each program

Mode of Payment

through online mode

Selection Criteria

For GATE Candidates and IIT Graduates

The admission to different M. Tech. Programs will be made on the basis of their GATE score for GATE candidates. For IIT Graduates, it will be based on CGPA & Departmental Review.

In case of an equal GATE score, the older candidate in terms of date of birth will get preference.

For Sponsored Candidates

The admission to different M. Tech. Programs for Sponsored candidates will be made on the basis of performance in Written Test/Interview conducted by the respective departments.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website