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M.Tech. Admissions 2017: IIT Kharagpur

  • Applicants under all categories must possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture or a Masters degree in Science/Arts or qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE, e.g. AMIE.
  • Applicants must qualify in a GATE paper appropriate to the discipline of their qualifying degree if a GATE paper is available in such a discipline. Only for those disciplines where there is no relevant GATE paper, XE/XL paper of the GATE examination is applicable. NET qualified applicants are also eligible for admission to MCP.
  • Candidates seeking admission to Joint M.Tech/MCP-Ph.D Programme of the Institute should have the following academic qualification.
    • For institutes a) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in all years of the qualifying degree OR b) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in the final two semesters or final year of the qualifying degree:
      • GE/OBC: Minimum of 60% marks (OR a CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale)
      • SC/ST/PwD: Minimum of 55% marks (OR a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale)
    • For both the above cases, If the CGPA is on a different scale than 10.0, the eligibility of the candidates will be calculated corresponding to the equivalence stated above.
  • Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Government of India rules.
  • Applicants must be in good health. In case of any discrepancy found in the certificate of medical fitness to be submitted during registration, the opinion of the Institute Medical Officer will be final.
  • Persons with Physical Disability (PwD) seeking admission to various postgraduate programmes are to appear before a medical board on or before October 31, 2017 at IIT Kharagpur. The decision of the Medical Board is final and becomes a binding to the candidate.
  • Selection of applicants whose results in the qualifying degree examination are yet to be declared will be provisional, subject to the condition that all parts of the examination must be completed in all respects before the date of joining the Institute and the marks sheet/certificate as evidence of passing the qualifying examination to be submitted latest by October 31, 2017.
  • B. Tech students graduated / graduating from IITs having a CGPA 8.00 or above (out of 10) are eligible for direct admission without having to appear in either GATE or personal interview. Please use relevant link on the website to apply.
  • Students in the two-year M.Tech/MCP programme receive an assistantship of Rs. 12400/- per month. Students selected for the PhD programme will receive an assistantship of Rs. 16400/- per month in the second year of their M.Tech./MCP study, and Rs. 25000/- per month after enrolment for PhD. Programme.
  • An applicant admitted to a post-graduate programme with assistantship will not be eligible for admission with assistantship in any other programme at this institute or any other Institution on the basis of the same GATE scorecard.
Location: Kharagpur
Commencement of Application Form: 29-03-2017
Last Date: 21-04-2017
Course Type: Full Time
Department: All
How to apply
The application fee is Rs. 500/- for GE/OBC Male/Transgender Candidates and Rs. 250/- for all Female or PwD/SC/ST Candidates. The application fee is non-refundable.
Fee payment has to be made online only and all the necessary qualifying certificates and documents have to be uploaded online at the time of submitting the application. Hardcopy of the application and documents are not required. Candidates who receive offers from the institute (either based on GATE score only or GATE score + interview) have to pay a seat booking fees Rs. 30000/- to block their seat.
If a candidate after accepting the offer wishes to withdraw from the admission process, Rs. 29000/- will be refunded after deducting Rs. 1000/- towards application processing fee, provided the withdrawal is made on or before the specified due date. However, if a candidate withdraws the offer after the specified due date, the candidate will forfeit the entire seat booking fees of Rs. 30,000/- and NO refund will be made.
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Admission Details
Admission to the Joint M.Tech/MCP–Ph.D programme of the Institute is open to all Indian Nationals under categories:
  1. Regular applicants with assistantship ( through GATE)
  2. B. Tech students graduated / graduating from IITs having a CGPA 8.00 or above (out of 10)
  3. Sponsored applicants
  4. NET qualified candidates with fellowship ONLY for MCP Programme
  5. The admission will be based on either GATE Score only or on GATE Score (70 % weightage) and a personal interview (30 % weightage). Personal interview will be conducted to test the following: (a) Motivation and aptitude for the Programme (b) Suitability for the department/centre (c) Skills in basic science, engineering, and relevant areas. Personal interview will be conducted at IIT Kharagpur. The JMP website is to be referred for detailed selection criteria for individual programmes and specializations, new programs etc.
    Important Note: (i) For specializations where admission is based on both GATE score and interview, a candidate who fails to appear for the personal interview will not be considered for admission for that specialization.
    (ii) Based on the availability of seats after the final round of allotment, spot admission may be conducted to fill the vacant seats. The modalities for spot admission will be announced later.
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