IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2016IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2017 is offered on the basis of Valid GATE 2017 score. Details of M.Tech Admission 2017-2018 in IIT Madras (IIT M) is given here for aspirants who wish to pursue Post Graduation in the Indian Institute of Technology. Classes for the programme are commencing in August 2017. Interested students can apply online.

About IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2017 – Master of Technology (M.Tech) programme is offered at IIT Madras in the following departments:Aerospace Engg., Applied Mechanics, Chemical Engg., Civil Engg., Computer Science and Engg., Electrical Engg., Mathematics, Mechanical Engg., Metallurgical and Materials Engg., Ocean Engg. and Physics. In addition, M.Tech. in interdisciplinary programmes in Catalysis Technology, Petroleum Engg. and Clinical Engineering. Overall there are more than 456 seats offered for IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2017. Get here complete details of IIT Madras M.Tech 2017 application form, selection procedure, cut offs and results.

IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2017

The IIT Madras has initiated the process for M.Tech Admission 2017. The Admission to candidates (who are not required to take Suitability Test/ Interview) will be finalized strictly in the order of merit as per the GATE Score (CGPA & Department Review for IIT Graduates) and on the basis of choices given by them in the application.

Schedule of Events for IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2017

Events Dates
Opening of Website for ONLINE applications 07 Mar 2017
Closing of Website for ONLINE applications 15 Apr 2017
Suitability Test/ Interview for relevant candidates (for GATE & IIT Candidates) 29 Apr 2017
Written Test and/or Interview (for sponsored candidates only) 02 ,03 Jun  2017
Date of reporting for admission 24 Jul 2017
Date for Additional Round after the Admission Day (only if
there are any unfilled seats)
25 Jul 2017
Orientation Programme, Photo session and Workflow
26 Jul 2017
Commencement of Classes 31 Jul 2017

Application Form

To apply with a valid GATE Score (GATE 2015, GATE 2016 or GATE 2017) or as IIT B.Tech. Graduate, you have to register from below link. If you plan to apply with more than one of the above, register separately using same email and mobile number but with different credentials among (a) valid GATE 2015 Score, (b) valid GATE 2016 Score (c) valid GATE 2017 Score and (d) IIT B.Tech. Graduation with valid CGPA.

Application Fee

  • Rs.200 /- for SC/ ST/ PwD/Female Candidates and
  • Rs.400/- for others

Instructions and further links available on the Website.

In case of difficulty in applying ONLINE, please contact
The Chairman M.Tech. Admission Committee, GATE Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036
Phone: 044 – 22578200
Fax: 044 – 22578204
E-mail: [email protected]

For Sponsored Candidates

Application can be submitted only ONLINE. The application fee is Rs.250/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates and Rs.500/- for others (to be paid online). Instructions on how to apply are available on the IIT Madras Website: www.iitm.ac.in under “NOTICES” – “M.Tech. Advertisement (Sponsored)”.
In case of difficulty in applying, please contact:
The Deputy Registrar
Courses Unit, Academic Section
IIT Madras, Chennai 600036
Phone No.044-22578035/8038, Fax:044-22578042)


Eligibiliy Criteria

For GATE qualified candidates

Candidates qualified in GATE 2015 or GATE 2016 and satisfying any one of the following:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture from educational Institutions approved by AICTE/ Government.
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry/ Life Sciences/ Mathematics/ Physics related subjects from educational Institutions approved by UGC/ Government.
  • Degrees obtained through Distance Education/ Correspondence Mode for the qualifying degree specified in [(i) or (ii)].
  • The Departments will follow suitability test/ interview procedure for screening in such cases.
  • Candidates yet to appear or have appeared in the final examination for the qualifying degree specified in [(i) or (ii)] and whose results are likely to be declared by July 15, 2017.
  • Associate Membership holders of professional bodies for admission into their parent disciplines from the following:
    1. The Institution of Engineers (India) (AMIE)
    2. The Aeronautical Society of India (AMAeSI) (eligible only for aerodynamics, structures and propulsions streams)
    3. The Indian Institute of Metals (AMIIM)
    4. The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, including Polymer and Environmental Group (AMIIChemE)
    5. The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (AMIETE)

For IIT Graduates

Candidates graduating/ graduated from IITs with B.Tech. Degree and having CGPA of 7.5 (on a scale of 10) and above for SC/ ST and 8.0 (on a scale of 10) and above for others can apply without GATE Score. These applications will be reviewed by the respective Department(s).

For Sponserd Candidates

Candidates employed and sponsored (with full pay and allowances for 24 months) by industry/ government organizations/ private and public enterprises, engaged in R&D work recognized by DST/ engineering colleges recognized by AICTE, possessing at least two years of professional experience as on the last date of receipt of applications at IIT Madras can apply, provided they hold:

  • B.E./ B.Tech. degree from AICTE recognized Engineering Colleges/ University with first class or 60% aggregate marks in all the four years (no need for having GATE Score); or
  • AMIE or any other Associate memberships listed above (no need for having GATE Score)

Admission procedure for GATE qualified candidates

Admission to candidates (who are not required to take Suitability Test/ Interview) will be finalized strictly in the order of merit as per the GATE Score (CGPA & Department Review for IIT Graduates) and on the basis of choices given by them in the application.
Candidates requiring Suitability Test/Interview shall report at the office of the Head of the respective Department as per the schedule.

Date of Suitability Test/ Interview 29th April, 2017 (Saturday) Time: 8:30 a.m.

Persons with Disability (PwD): For PwD candidates with any category of disability (viz., blindness or low vision, hearing impairment, loco motor disability or cerebral palsy), benefit will be given to only those who have at least 40% permanent physical impairment in relation to a body part/ system/ extremity/ whole body, etc. Such candidates must upload, along with the Application Form, the Certificate of Disability from the authorized medical board attached to one of the following: Vocational Rehabilitation Centre (VRC) for Physically Handicapped persons /Special Employment Exchange for Physically Handicapped/ Government Hospital (District and State level).

First set of offers for HTTA and N-HTTA seats are likely to be sent by 19th May 2017 (Friday). The candidates, who accept the offer, have to make online payment of Institute Fees within the stipulated date. Second and subsequent rounds of offers may be made depending on the availability of the seats. Online Procedural Details are available at the M. Tech. Admission Portal. In the final round, seats unfilled, if any, within a Department offering multiple Programmes will be re-distributed to other Programmes within the Department.

Upgrading: There is a possibility of upgrading the choice(s) of the candidates who have already accepted the offer of admission, depending upon the subsequent availability of vacancies. Please note that during the up gradation, depending on the indicated order of preference, it is possible for a candidate to switch from a HTTA seat to an NHTTA seat if N-HTTA is higher in order of preference given by the candidate.

Additional Round of Offer after the Admission Day (24th July, 2017, Monday): When the candidates who are given admission during first, second and subsequent rounds of offers withdraw from the programmes, the seats get vacant. Though subsequent round(s) of offers try to fill these vacancies, there is a possibility that some seats may get vacant after the Admission Day (24 th July 2017: Monday). If the seats fall vacant, Additional Round of Offers will be conducted on 25 th July 2017 (Tuesday) to fill these remaining vacancies. Candidates who could not secure admission in the first, second and subsequent rounds of offers before the Admission Day, will be considered for this Round. Unlike the “Spot Round” conducted last year, candidates are NOT required to report In Person for the Additional Round. The Additional Round will be similar to the round of offers conducted before the Admission Day. Please note that Additional Round of offers after the Admission Day will be operated only when there are any unfilled seats, and its operational details will be available on the M. Tech Admission site: http://mtechadm.iitm.ac.in

Reporting for Admission: GATE qualified candidates and IIT B.Tech. graduates who accept the offer of admission must produce completion certificate of their qualifying degree examination and join the Institute on 24 th July, 2017 (Monday) forenoon. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the offer of admission. Sponsored candidates also should report for admission on 24 th July, 2017 (Monday) afternoon. Selected candidates will have to pay various fees and deposit amounts as applicable. The candidate must produce a medical fitness certificate from a Registered Medical Practitioner in the format which can be downloaded along with the letter of offer of admission. In all matters relating to admission, the decision of the M.Tech. Admission Committee will be final.

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