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MTech Admissions 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar

Updated on Tue, 20 January 2015 at 16:34 IST
MTech Admissions 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for Master of Technology(M.Tech) for the year 2015.

Master of Technology(M.Tech) is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar

IIT Gandhinagar invites applications to M.Tech. programmes in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Materials Science & Engineering for the year 2014-2015. The M.Tech. curriculum at IIT Gandhinagar has been designed to be highly creative with a focus on interdisciplinary skills and high quality thesis work. IIT Gandhinagar also offers the option of a post-graduate diploma in engineering (PGDIIT), which is a one year programme designed to be an intensive course-work based programme with no thesis requirements.

Financial Support

=> Eligible candidates admitted to full-time M.Tech. programme will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.8000/-.
=> The students in PGDIIT/ M.Tech. on Part time basis will not receive any stipend.

Travel Scholarships

Institute encourages M.Tech. students to present their research work at national and international conferences, and provides travel scholarships of upto Rs. 60000/- to such students.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Minimum of 55% marks / 5.5 (on a 10 point scale) in B.E. /B.Tech. or equivalent in appropriate branches (50% marks for SC /ST)

=> Candidates who have a valid GATE score (at the time of interview/written test) are eligible to apply for M.Tech. GATE is not required for application to M.Tech. on a part-time basis or for the PGDIIT programme.

=> B.Tech. graduates from the IITs with CGPA/CPI of 8.0 or above (on scale of 10) would be eligible to admission without having to appear in GATE

=> Candidates applying for the regular M.Tech. programme and who are sponsored by their employers do not require GATE score and can be considered as sponsored candidates provided
(a) candidate has been in service for more than 2 years
(b) employer grants 2 years of study leave and
(c) employer undertakes to financially support the candidate for the entire duration of 2 years.

The eligibility criteria mentioned above is minimum and the disciplines may use higher cut-off levels for shortlisting. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.

The eligibility criteria mentioned above is minimum and the disciplines may use higher cut-off levels for shortlisting. Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.

Application Procedure for M.Tech:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Admission is generally offered on the basis of a written test and interview.

=> The Institute reserves the right to use its own judgment while determining the candidate’s level of competency based on the available information.

=> The written test is generally based on the topics related to general aptitude (logical reasoning, analytical and numerical ability, etc.) engineering mathematics, and basic courses in various disciplines up to 3rd year of undergraduate programme. The candidates who do not qualify in the written test need not appear for interview.

=> The reserved category candidates will be given due relaxation in cutoff marks as per the norms.

=> The candidates called for the Test and Interview will be reimbursed any amount exceeding Rs.750/- for to and fro single second-sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route from their place of residence to the Institute /venue of the Test / Interview. For example, in case of total railway fare of Rs.1400/- the candidate will be reimbursed Rs.650/-. It is required to produce evidence (railway ticket) in support of the claim.

=> All applications must be submitted online. If you are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application for each disciplineA soft copy of the submitted application will be sent to your email ID in 2-3 working days.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of M.Tech:

Fee Details:

=> There is NO application fee.

M.Tech Important Dates

M.Tech Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Opening of application portal : 13 March 2015
  • Application form submission deadline : 03 April 2015
  • Web announcement of short-listed candidates for written test and/or interview : 13 April 2015
  • Written test and/or interview : 08 to 11 May 2015
  • Web announcement of list of selected candidates : 20 May 2015

Courses Offered:

M.Tech. programmes in Chemical
=> Civil Engineering
=> Electrical Engineering
=> Mechanical Engineering
=> Materials Science & Engineering

M.Tech. (Part-time Basis) Programme:
The coursework, research, and thesis requirements for part-time M.Tech. students will be identical to the requirements for regular M.Tech. programme. However, part-time M.Tech. students may take longer than 4 semesters to finish the programme and will not be eligible for financial support.

PGDIIT Programme
Disciplines: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
2-semester programme (may take longer based on the successful completion of coursework)
Total minimum 32-48 credits in course work (actual minimum credits determined by individual disciplines).
A typical course of 3 lectures per week is assigned 4 credits

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
VGEC Complex,
Ahmedabad - 382424,

Academic: +91 93284 74222

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar
IIT Gandhinagar (IITGn) is one of the new IITs started in the academic year 2008-09. The Institute is located at Chandkheda, which is about a 15-minute drive from both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad is known for its excellent infrastructure with thriving industries, prestigious academic and research institutes, and an ambiance that encourages excellence and entrepreneurship. Currently the Institute is functioning from the premises of the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College. The Institute has excellent facilities in terms of classrooms, laboratory spaces, faculty offices, etc.
Related Courses: Master of Technology (MTech)

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