National Institute of Technology NIT, Patna
Ashok Raj Path, PATNA – 800005 (Bihar)
M.Tech, Ph.D Admissions 2011-2012
Kochi, June 01,2011 : Applications have been invited by National Institute of Technology, Patna for admission to Post Graduate and Doctoralprogram during academic session 2011-12 from eligible candidates.
ADMISSION TO M. Tech./ MURP PROGRAM: 2011
Courses are offered in Master of Technology (M. Tech.) in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engg, Computer Sc. & Engg., Electronics & Communication with different specializations and Master in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP).
Minimum Eligibility Criteria for Admission - M.Tech. and MURP : Admission to Post Graduate program (M.Tech. and MURP) will be granted in the Autumn (Odd) semester of each academic session on the basis of the performance at Common all India competitive test known as Graduate Aptitudes Test (GATE) for Engineering and Architecture.
The candidate must have
(i) Passed Bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination with specialization in relevant branches/ disciplines as specified for different Master’s specialization/ courses.
(ii) The candidates under different categories must have minimum percentage of marks in aggregate (of all the semesters/ years) or minimum CGPA in 10 point scale (as determined by NIT Patna) in their qualifying examination.
(iii) Candidates presently in last semester/ final year may also be considered for admission provided they fulfill above criterion and submit final passing result before start of academic session. If the candidates selected for admission fails to submit passing certificate or his/ her percentage marks in aggregate falls below the minimum requirement, then his/ her admission shall stand cancelled.
(iv) Admission under different categories shall be made in order of preference of discipline/ branch of specialization on GATE Score of the candidate for different specialization.
(v) The GATE score certificate may be used by the candidate for one time admission only.
(vi) Merit list of the candidates based on qualifying GATE score shall be prepared for grant of admission. Candidate’s Inter-se-merit shall be as per preferential order of Branch/ Specialization at Bachelor’s degree program indicated above. The minimum cut off GATE score notified by GATE authority may be revised by the Institute.
(vii) The minimum percentage cut-off of marks/ CGPA in qualifying examination and cut-off GATE Score Percentile for different categories of candidates is detailed below:
General: 60% in Aggregate/ CGPA: 6.75
OBC: 60% in Aggregate/ CGPA: 6.75
SC/ ST/ PH: 55% in Aggregate/ CGPA: 6.25
Sponsored: 60% in Aggregate/ CGPA: 6.75
ADMISSION TO Ph. D. PROGRAM: 2011
Courses are Offered in Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) Program under Mechanical,Civil Engg., Computer Sc. & Engg., Architecture, Mathematics, Physics and Humanities & Social Sciences departments.
Minimum Eligibility Criteria for Admission - Ph.D
Candidates with following qualification shall be eligible for admission to the Ph. D. Programme
For Engineering, Technology and Architecture Departments:
(a) Candidates possessing M. Tech/ M. E/ M. Sc. (Engg.)/ M. Arch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) in the qualifying examination shall be considered for admission in the departments as per their Specialization only.
(b) Candidates possessing B. Tech/ B. E/ B. Sc. (Engg.)/ B. Arch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 75% marks (or a CGPA of 8.25 in 10 point scale) in all (from 10th onward) examinations including qualifying examination may be considered in exceptional cases after approval of DRC. Such candidates must have professional/ research experience of at least ten years in reputed Institutions/ Organizations.
For Science Departments: Candidates possessing Masters Degree in the area of Science from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) in the qualifying examinations shall be considered for admission in the departments as per their Specialization only.
For Science, Humanities & Social Science Departments: Candidates possessing Masters Degree in the area of English or Economics from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) in the qualifying examinations shall be considered for admission in the departments as per their Specialization only. Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA for SC/ ST candidates.
Application Form completed in all respects with all enclosures and DD of Rs.800/- (for SC/ ST/ PH category: Rs.500/-) for M.Tech/ MURP Program and Rs.1000/- (for SC/ ST/ PH category: Rs.600/-) for Ph. D. Program drawn in favour of “NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PATNA” Payable at Patna must reach latest by 6th June 2011, 5.00pm to the office of “The Program Officer (A&E), Academic Section, NIT Patna, Ashok Raj Path, PATNA – 800005 (Bihar)”
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