Eligibility

Who can apply for M.Tech.?

A) GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology as given in Table 1 either completed or to be completed by July 2019.

B) Candidates sponsored by the Industries, established Institutes/ R&D Organizations/National laboratories and fulfilling educational     qualifications listed in Table 1 are eligible to apply provided

a) employer grants 2 years of study leave and
b) employer undertakes to financially support the candidate for the entire duration of 2 years.
The sponsored candidates do not require GATE qualification.

C) Foreign nationals who got Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology and a valid GRE score are eligible to apply.

More Details on the Minimum Eligibility: for M.Tech. Admission

A. FOR GATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES

Candidates qualified in GATE 2017, GATE 2018 or GATE 2019 and satisfying One of the qualifications given in Table 1.

(i) Bachelor’s degree ** in Engineering / Technology from educational Institutions approved by AICTE/ Government of India

(ii) Degrees obtained through Distance Education/ Correspondence mode for the qualifying degree.

(iii) Associate Membership holders of professional bodies for admission into their parent disciplines.

The Institute may conduct suitability test/ interview procedure for screening in cases under category (ii) and (iii) above.

Candidates yet to appear or have appeared in the final examination for the qualifying degree specified in [(i), (ii) or (iii)] and whose results are likely to be declared by July 15, 2019.

** If the degree is issued by a university in countries other than India, the degree must be recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)/ Commonwealth Universities/ International Association of Universities (IAU) as equivalent to the corresponding Indian Degrees/ Certificates. Additional requirements of GRE/ TOEFL may be required.

B. FOR SPONSORED CANDIDATES
Candidates sponsored by the Industries, established Institutes/R&D Organizations / National laboratories whose

a) employer grants 2 years of study leave and whose

(b) employer undertakes to financially support the candidate for the entire duration of two years.

They should have the educational qualifications as given above in section A  but need not have the valid GATE score.

C. CANDIDATES WHO ARE FOREIGN NATIONALS
Foreign nationals who got Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology and a valid GRE score are eligible to apply.

D. FOR DEFENCE SPONSORED CANDIDATES
Selection to M.Tech. Program sponsored by Defence Authority (Research & Training and Post Graduate Training) is through a separate selection procedure as followed by the Ministry of Defence.

Who can apply for M.Sc?

Only JAM qualified candidates who fulfill the qualifications as listed in Table 2.

How to apply for admission to M.Sc. Programs?

Application for Admission to M.Sc. program of IIT Palakkad should be done through the JAM portal of IIT Khargpur.

Apply ONLINE through http://jam.iitkgp.ac.in  between 11 April 2019 and 24 April 2019