IIT Madras MS Admission 2018 – IIT Madras has released notification for admission to the MS Programme in various discipline for July 2018 session. Admission will be based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the interview and/or test. Details of IIT Madras MS Admission 2018 like application form, selection process, and other important information are given on this page to make it convenient for candidates who are interested in IIT Madras MS Admission 2018.

Latest: List of candidates selected for Ph.D and M.S. Programme for IIT Madras MS Admission 2018 – July Session has been published. Scroll down to check the same.

IIT Madras MS Admission 2018 – July Session

Candidates are required to submit the application ONLINE. No Downloadable Forms is available. After the registration process shortlisted candidates will be called for test and interview from May 01 to 11, 2018. Admission schedule and details for “test and interview” is provided below.

Schedule for the IIT Madras MS Admission 2018 is given below:

Events Dates
Registration of Application forms will be open on 01 Mar 2018
Last date for Registration of application through on-line 31 Mar 2018
Interview and or Test (on or before) 01 May to 11 May 2018
Selected candidates list display on the Department website 25 May 2018
Selected Candidates to join on 09 Jul 2018

Selected Candidates

List of Selected Candidates for Ph.D and M.S. Programme for IIT Madras MS Admission 2018 has been published by IIT Madras. Candidates can check the same from the official website i.e., www.iitm.ac.in or the direct link provided below.

Selected Candidates: Click Here to check the List of selected candidates for Ph.D and M.S. Programme 2018 – July Session.

Interview for the selected candidates

Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview by the Selection Committees of the respective departments. we are providing here the complete list of shortlisted candidates for the interview round. Interview of the shortlisted candidates will be held on May 07& 08, 2018. Candidates can check the list of shortlisted candidates by clicking on the below provided link.

Shortlisted Candidates: Click here to check the list of candidates called for M.S interview.

Application Form

Candidates seeking admission to IIT Madras in MS Programme can apply online from the official website at www.iitm.ac.in. Before applying for MS Programme candidate must ensure their eligibility criteria. Candidates are advised to read carefully eligibility criteria and other details before submitting the application form. Candidates may also apply online from the given below link.

Note: You are required to submit the application online. No downloadable Forms will be available. After filling the form, you are advised to take a print of your application and keep the same for the record.

Application Fee

The application fee is as follows:

  • GN/OBC-NCL Male candidates: Rs.100/-
  • GN/OBC-NCL Female candidates: Rs.50/-
  • SC/ST and PwD candidates: Rs.50/-

Note: Candidates can submit the separate application to departments of your choice by paying the separate application fee.

How to apply online?

1. Sign-up / Register at research.iitm.ac.in.

  • Ensure that there are no empty spaces in login name.
  • Issues have been reported when Hotmail ID was used for registration. Kindly keep this in mind when providing mail ID.
  • Upon registering, a mail will be sent to the mail ID which will contain the link to activate the account.

2. Update Profile Information.

  • Update profile information under “My Profile” menu.

3. How many Applications allowed per user?

  • Use “Apply to Department” menu to fill in the application ( Maximum 3 applications allowed per user).

4. How to download the Application:

  • An application number is generated after finishing the payment process.
  • A mail containing application will be sent to mail ID.

In case the mail is not delivered, use “apply to department” menu to download the application. Candidates called for written test/interview should bring with them (i) Printed copy of the application submitted online along with Original and photocopies of relevant certificates.

Eligibility Criteria

(A) For Regular Research Scholars:

M.S. in Engineering

  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology with valid GATE score or a Master’s degree in appropriate Sciences/Management were eligible with a good academic record and a valid GATE score or CAT/AIMA or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant areas.
  • 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 a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record.
  • The 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 and other professional bodies approved by the Senate from time to time.
  • Candidates having qualified in MFT (Major Field Test) will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme if the concerned department opts for it.
  • IIT B.Tech candidates with a CGPA score of 8.0 and above are eligible to apply for M.S. Programme.

M.S. in Management

a) Bachelors degree or equivalent in any professional discipline of minimum four years duration or Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, with a good academic record, and

b) A good score or pass in:

  • National level postgraduate admission qualifying examinations such as CAT/GATE
  • International level postgraduate admission qualifying examination such as GMAT/ TOEFL / IELTS.
  • at least 3 years of managerial experience in lieu of the qualifying test. (This clause is only for non-HTRA candidates).

c) Candidates having qualified in MFT (Major Field Test) will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme if the concerned department opt for it.

M.S. in Entrepreneurship:

The minimum eligibility requirement for admission will be graduates with a B.Tech/B.E. or any postgraduate degree (eg. M.A or M.Com will be eligible; not B.A. or B.Com graduate).

The existing admission criteria for regular HTRA and non-HTRA admissions to be retained. For HTRA, the candidate will need to qualify in GATE/CAT and to any of the approved national qualifying exams eligible for the scholarship at the time of accepting the offer of admission or CGPA over or equal to 8.0 CGPA for graduates from centrally funded technical institutions (including IITM).Under the non-HTRA category, anyone with a BTech or postgraduate degree can apply.

In addition, all candidates must submit a Proposal for a start-up, which will be evaluated by the Screening Committee first, before recommending select applications to the Admissions/Selection Committee for a one – to- one interview.

For Institute staff members/Research Scholars under External Registration / Research scholars working on the part-time basis:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree in appropriate Sciences/Management were eligible with a good academic record.

However, valid GATE score or CAT/AIMA or equivalent qualification as applicable for regular research scholars may not be required in these cases.

Selection Procedure

Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set by the departments from time to time will be called for an interview and/or test by the Selection Committees of the respective departments.

For candidates who have obtained PG degree 10 years earlier as on the last date prescribed for receipt of the completed application, a departmental test will be conducted.

The applications of foreign nationals may be considered without a personal interview/test.

Based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the interview and/or test, the Departmental Selection Committee will recommend to the Chairman, Senate the names of candidates found suitable for admission to the programme.

Original Documents to be submitted at the time of interview/Admission

At the time of Interview:

  • A printed copy of application mailed to the candidates after online registration.
  • All the semesters Mark sheet/grade card/provisional/degree certificates beginning from first degree towards proof of qualification.
  • Community Certificate in the case of SC/ST/OBC-NCL candidates issued by the respective State Government.
  • Authorised Doctor’s Certificate of disability descriptions in the case of Person with Disabled (PD) candidates.
  • Copy of GATE score or NET (UGC-JRF/Lectureship/CSIR/ DAE-JEST) or another fellowship award.
  • Project Co-ordinator’s certificate in the prescribed format and a copy of project appointment letter from Dean IC & SR of IITM in the case of Project Associate if already appointed.

At the time of Admission

  • The offer of admission.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Aadhar No.
  • The first page of SSLC/SSC/Matriculation certificate along with application form.
  • Original GATE Score Card/UGC-JRF/NET/CSIR-JRF/DAE-JEST or other fellowship award letter.
  • Degree certificate/Provisional/Course completion certificate/Grade Cards/Mark sheets of all the semesters of degrees obtained.
  • SC/ST/OBC-NCL community certificate for the candidate belonging to SC/ST/OBC-NCL category. [OBC-NCL scholars to upload the latest valid Non-creamy layer community certificate in the prescribed format obtained after 01/08/2017].
  • Relieving order/Resignation acceptance letter from the employer in the case of Regular candidates (HTRA / NHTRA / PROJECT / CSIR / UGC), if employed except candidates selected under IITM Staff scheme.

In addition to the above –

External candidates (from the present employer)

  • Research Co-ordinator letter.
  • Research Co-ordinator Degree certificate.
  • NoC/Relief from the present employer.

For Part-time candidates

  • NoC/Relief/Permission from the present employer.

For Project candidates

  • Project Coordinator letter.

Reservation of Seats

Reservations are applicable to SC/ST/OBC-NCL/Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates as per Govt. of India rules but the final selection is based on the performance of the candidate in “test and interview” or “interview” by the respective Departmental Selection Committee.

Official Website: www.iitm.ac.in.

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