Poster Information Brochure Programmes Offered Eligible Programmes Financial Assistance Fellowship Schemes Admission Procedure Fees and Deposit Hostel Fee Payment Foreign Nationals Lowest GATE Score for M.Tech. Admissions 2020 Lowest GATE Score for M.Tech. Admissions 2019 Lowest GATE Score for M.Tech. Admissions 2018


Website Opens on 19th March, 2021 (11:00 hrs)         Website Closes on 30th April, 2021 (23:55 hrs)

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

In case of difficulty in applying ONLINE, please contact

 Address for Correspondence:  The Chairman
 M.Tech. Admission Committee
 GATE Office
 IIT Madras
 Chennai 600036.
 Telephone: (044) 2257 8200

Please note GATE Qualifications in any one of the 2019, 2020 and 2021 is mandatory for applying as a GATE Qualified candidate. A CGPA greater than or equal to eight from any IIT is necessary to apply as IIT (B.Tech.) graduate.

The application fee should be paid online while filling the application form.
Before filling the ONLINE application form, please pay attention to the following:

  1. Carefully read all the instructions given herein.

  2. Study Tables 1, 2, 3 and 4 carefully, along with details of Programmes in Section 3 of M.Tech Information Brochure.

  3. If you satisfy the minimum requirement (Section 2.7 A/B/C/D/E/F of M.Tech Information Brochure), choose your options from Table 1 (also refer Tables 2,3 & 4) and decide your choices of Programmes.

  4. Note the additional requirement for Suitability Test/ Interview (refer Table 3 & Table 3.1 )

  5. If you are called for the Suitability Test/ Interview, you need to be available for an online meeting for that particular Programme during 03-05 May 2021.Even if you do not attend the Suitability Test/ Interview for a specific Programme, you will still be considered for the other Programmes you have chosen in your application that do not require Suitability Test/ Interview.

  6. Keep ready the soft copy of the following documents (if applicable) for uploading at the website:
  7. ☛ Image file of the recent passport size photograph*.

    ☛ Image file of the Signature*.

    ☛ GATE Score card# PDF copy of the valid GATE Score.

    ☛ Income certificate# PDF copy for EWS Candidates.

    ☛ Nationality certificate#(Any of the following: Birth Certificate or First page of passport or Voter id or SSLC Certificate or Transfer Certificate (TC) showing Nationality or Certificate issued by approved Govt. agency for Nationality). Please note that Ration Card/ Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Domicile certificates are not authentic proof for nationality. therefore, please do not upload them.

    Persons with Disability (PwD)# are required to upload a 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).

    ☛ SC/ST Certificate#.

    ☛ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate#: To be considered under OBC category, candidates should upload the OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate in the format prescribed by the Government of India issued (on or after 01 April 2020) by competent authorities (Click for Format). Submission of only BC or MBC certificate will not be treated as OBC category. If no valid OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate copy is enclosed, the candidate will be treated under the General category.

    ☛ Complete list of courses with syllabi# in case of ZE/ZS candidates

    ☛ ALL Grade Card(s)# till date in case of IIT B.Tech. candidates

    * - file in jpeg format, size, Min: 10 KB, Max.: 500 KB, - Photo Size, Width: 30 mm, Height: 45 mm
    * - file in jpeg format, size, Min: 10 KB, Max.: 500 KB, - Box Size, Width: 80 mm, Height: 35 mm

    #- Upload scanned pdf file with maximum size of 5 MB. In case of multiple scanned pages merge them into single pdf file not exceeding greater than 5 MB.

    The upload instructions will be available on the online application website.

  8. Exercise utmost care in choosing the order of choices as the process of selection is computerized. An error in the list of choices may even lead to the rejection of the application. Also, note that once the choices are made and the application is submitted online, they cannot be changed.
  9. Complete the application in all respects. No changes in the application are permitted after you submit the application.
  10. Application Fee (per application) should be paid online at the online application website. Please note the following:
  11. ☛ If a candidate wishes to apply using valid GATE 2019, GATE 2020 and GATE 2021 Scores and also through IIT Graduate, separate applications for each GATE Score and IIT Graduate (application fee is per application) must be submitted.

    ☛ If a candidate wishes to apply using valid GATE 2019, GATE 2020 and GATE 2021 Scores, separate applications for each GATE Score (application fee is per application) must be submitted.

  12. After completing the online application form, download the complete application form for safe keeping and record purposes. You need not have to send the hard copy to M.Tech Admission office at IIT Madras.


Apply online at
Details of Admission procedure available at the website.

Portal opens on: 19th March, 2021
Portal closes on: 30th April, 2021 (23:59 Hrs)

  1. Before filling the application form, ensure that you satisfy the minimum requirements stipulated in Section 2.7 C. of Information Brochure.

  2. While filling the choices, follow column (3) (Discipline Code) of Table 1. The Programme codes should not end with Y as HTTA is not applicable to the sponsored candidates.

  3. Along with the application form, the candidate should enclose (not stapled) the Sponsorship Certificate, SC/ ST/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) / EWS certificate (if applicable) and certificate by competent Medical Board for Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates (if applicable).

  4. After completing the online application form, download the complete application form for safe keeping and record purposes.

Back to top