Last Updated: 19th March, 2018 IIT Madras mtech Admission 2017

IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2018

IIT Madras MTech Admission 2018. It has four-semester M.Tech. Programmes in various Disciplines and Programmes by different departments of the institute are based on the credit system and provide a student with a wide choice of courses. Each Programme comprises many core and elective courses and project work. These Programmes, along with the number of seats available, are indicated in below

M.Tech. Programmes in various departments

No. Department/ Degree/ Programme Discipline Code Code (for Choices) No. of Seats
1. Department of Aerospace Engineering – M.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering AE1 AE1Y 12
AE1N 13
2. Department of Applied Mechanics – M.Tech. in Engineering Mechanics and M.Tech. in Biomedical Engg.
Computational and Experimental Mechanics AM1 AM 1Y 10
AM1N 4
Biomedical Engineering AM2 AM 2Y 6
AM2N 1
3. Department of Chemical Engineering – M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering
Bioprocess Engineering BT1 BT1Y 10
BT1N 5
3. Department of Chemical Engineering – M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering CH1 CH1Y 27
CH1N 5
4. Department of Civil Engineering – M.Tech. in Civil Engineering
Building Technology and Construction Management CE1 CE1Y 7
CE1N 2
Environmental Engineering CE2 CE2Y 6
CE2N 5
Geotechnical Engineering CE3 CE3Y 7+2
CE3N 2
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering CE4 CE4Y 6
CE4N 5
Structural Engineering CE5 CE5Y 13
CE5N 3
Transportation Engineering CE6 CE6Y 8
CE6N 3
5. Department of Computer Science and Engg – M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engg.
Computer Science and Engineering CS1 CS 1Y 54+3
6. Department of Electrical Engineering – M .Tech. in Electrical Engineering
Communication and Signal Processing EE1 EE1Y 17+2
Power Systems and Power Electronics EE2 EE2Y 11+2
Microelectronics and VLSI Design EE3 EE3Y 9
EE3 EE3N 5
Control and Instrumentation EE4 EE4Y 11+2
Microelectronics and Photonics EE5 EE5Y 7
EE5N 3
Integrated Circuits and Systems EE6 EE6Y 9+3
EE6N 1
7. Department of Mathematics – M.Tech. in Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing
Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing MA1 MA1Y 20
M A1N 3
8. Department of Mechanical Engineering – M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
Thermal Engineering ME1 M E1Y 36
ME1N 4
Design ME2 M E2Y 20
ME2N 4
Manufacturing Engineering ME3 M E3Y 18+1
ME3N 3
9. Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering – M.Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engg.
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering MM1 MM 1Y 20
MM1N 4
10. Department of Ocean Engineering – M.Tech. in Ocean Engineering
Ocean Engineering OE1 OE1Y 14+3
OE1N 1
Ocean Technology* OE2* OE2Y 10
11. Department of Physics – M.Tech. in Solid State Technology
Functional Materials and Nanotechnology PH1 PH1Y 11
PH1N 1
Interdisciplinary M.Tech. Programmes
12. M .Tech. in Catalysis Technology
(Co-ordinating Dept. – Chemical Engg.)
CA1 CA1Y 6
13. M.Tech. in Clinical Engineering
(Co-ordinating Dept. – Biotechnology)
CL1 CL1Y 16
14. M .Tech. in Petroleum Engineering (Co-ordinating Dept. – Ocean Engg.) PE1 PE1Y 12
TOTAL Y 413+18
N 77

Y – With Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA)
N – Without Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (N-HTTA)
# The number of seats is subject to change.
* Assistantship sponsored by NIOT


IIT Madras MTech Admission. Almost all students desirous of placement are placed in reputed organizations and industries after completing their courses of study.

Financial Assistance: IIT Madras MTech Admission 2018

Financial assistance in the form of Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) at the rate of Rs.12,400/- p.m. (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) will be awarded to Indian Nationals doing the M.Tech. Programmes, subject to Institute rules. HTTA students are required to assist the department for 8 hours of work per week related to academic activities of the department such as laboratory demonstration, tutorials, evaluation of assignments, test papers, seminars, research projects, etc.

Minimum Eligibility for IIT Madras MTech Admission 2018


Candidates qualified in GATE 2016, GATE 2017 or GATE 2018 and satisfying any one of the following:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture from educational Institutions approved by AICTE/ Government
  2. Master’s degree in Chemistry/ Life Sciences/ Mathematics/ Physics related subjects from educational Institutions approved by UGC/ Government
  3. Degrees obtained through Distance Education/ Correspondence Mode for the qualifying degree. The Departments will follow suitability test/ interview procedure for screening in such cases.
  4. Candidates yet to appear or have appeared in the final examination for the qualifying degree and whose results are likely to be declared by July 15, 2018.

For Eligibility in different programme according to your qualification degree and Gate Paper refer Table 2 and Table 3 in Notification (link given below)


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).


Application Fees forIIT Madras MTech Admission 2018

Application fee (per application): Rs.200 /- for SC/ ST/ PWD/Female Candidates and Rs.400/- for others.

IIT Madras M.Tech Fees

Semester Fees

S.No. Details of Fees July-Nov 2018 (Rs.) Jan-May 2019 (Rs.) July-Nov 2019 (Rs.) Jan-May 2020 (Rs.)
1 Tuition Fee+ 5000# 5000# 5000# 5000#
2 Examination Fee 300 300 300 300
3 Registration & Enrolment 300 300 300 300
4 Gymkhana 1000 1000 1000 1000
5 Medical Fee and Student Wellness Fee 600 600 600 600
6 Hostel Seat Rent* 5000 5000 5000** 5000**
7 Fan, Electricity & Water Charges* 750 750 750 750
8 Medical Insurance Premium (per annum)@ 1297** 1297**
Total-B 14247 12950 14247 12950

Hostel Fees & Mess Charges per Semester

S.No. Details of Fees July-Nov 2018 (Rs.) Jan-May 2019 (Rs.) July-Nov 2019 (Rs.) Jan-May 2020 (Rs.)
1 Hostel Admission Fee 250 250 250 250
2 Hostel Deposit(NS)(Refundable)* 3000
3 Advance Dining Charges 15900 15900 15900 15900
4 Establishment ‘A’ Charges*** 5000 5000 5000 5000
5 Establishment ‘B’ Charges 1500 1500 1500 1500
Total-D 25650 22650 22650 22650

Notes/ Exceptions

(NS) Non-Statutory Fees
+ SC/ST Students are exempted from payment of Tuition Fee.
# M.Tech. Sponsored candidates have to pay tuition Fee of Rs. 20,000/- additionally per semester.
* Only for Hostellers
** Subject to revision
*** Day Scholars also have to pay this amount.

Important Date for IIT Madras MTech Admission 2018

The opening of Website for ONLINE applications 07/03/2018
The closing of Website for ONLINE applications 15/04/2018
Suitability Test/ Interview for relevant candidates 28/04/2018
Date of Reporting for Admission 23/07/2018
The date for Additional Round of offers after the Admission Day(only if there are any unfilled seats) 24-25/07/2018
Orientation Programme, Photo Session and Workflow Enrolment 27/07/2018
Commencement of Classes 30/07/2018

Useful Links for IIT Madras MTech Admission 2018

Click Here for IIT Madras M.Tech 2018 Notification

Click Here to Apply online

Click Here for Official website

Click Here for Last Year Cutoff

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  1. Kapil Varne says:

    Isn’t there Ocean Engineering/Naval Architecture in civil engineering this year?

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