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Eligibility for GATE Qualified Candidates

Minimum Requirements for M.Tech. Admission:

Candidates qualified in GATE or GATE and
  1. Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture from educational Institutions approved by AICTE/Government or
  2. Master's degree in Chemistry / Life Science / Mathematics / Physics / related subjects from educational Institutions approved by UGC/ Government or
  3. Degrees obtained through Distance Education/Correspondence Mode for the qualifying degree specified in [(i) or (ii)]. The Departments will follow test/interview procedure for screening in such cases.
  4. Candidates yet to appear or have appeared in the final examination for the qualifying degree specified in [(i) or (ii)] and whose results are likely to be declared by 15-07-,or
  5. Associate Membership holders of the professional bodies for admission into their parent disciplines from the following:
    • The Institution of Engineers (India) (AMIE)
    • The Aeronautical Society of India (AMAeSI) (eligible only for aerodynamics, structures and propulsions streams)
    • The Indian Institute of Metals (AMIM)
    • The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, including Polymer and Environmental Group (AMIIChemE)
    • The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (AMIETE)

 Please Note:

The following table (Table 2) shows the eligibility for various qualifying disciplines to various M.Tech. Programmes. Programme vs. eligible disciplines info is available in the subsequent table (Table 3), along with additional requirements.

Table 2: Qualifying Disciplines Vs Eligible Programmes



Discipline of Qualifying Degree Qualifying Discipline Code Eligible M.Tech. Programme Codes
(to which applications can be submitted)
For details on additional requirements for each programme, refer Table 3
Qualifying Disciplines in Engineering / Technology
Aeronautical/Aerospace EngineeringAEAE1, AM1, AM2, CL1, CS1, MA1, ME1, ME2, ME3, OE1, OE2
Agricultural EngineeringAGCE2, CE4, CL1, CS1
Architecture (B.Arch)ARCE1, CE6, CL1, CS1
Automobile EngineeringAUAE1, AM1, CL1, CS1, ME1, ME2, ME3
Biochemical EngineeringBICH1, CL1, CS1
Biomedical EngineeringBMAM2, CL1, CS1, EE4
Bio-TechnologyBTCE2, CL1, CS1, MM1
Civil EngineeringCEAE1, AM1, AM2, CE1, CE2, CE3, CE4, CE5, CE6, CL1, CS1, MA1, OE1, OE2, PE1
Chemical EngineeringCHAE1, AM1, AM2, CA1, CE2, CH1, CL1, CS1, MA1, ME1, MM1, NE1, PE1
CeramicsCRCL1, MM1
Computer ScienceCSAE1, AM2, CL1, CS1, MA1, ME3
Electronics and Communications Engg.ECAE1, AM2, CL1, CS1, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE4, EE5, MA1, ME3, PH1
Electrical & Electronics EngineeringEEAE1, AM2, CL1, CS1, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE4, EE5, MA1, ME3, PH1
Energy EngineeringENAE1, CL1, CS1, ME1
Engineering PhysicsEPCL1, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE4, EE5, PH1
Environmental / Environmental and Civil Engg.EVCE2, CE4, CH1, CL1, CS1
Industrial EngineeringIECL1, CS1, ME3
InstrumentationINAE1, AM2, CL1, CS1, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE4, EE5, ME3
Information TechnologyITCL1, CS1
Mechanical EngineeringMEAE1, AM1, AM2, CE2, CE4, CL1, CS1, MA1, ME1, ME2, ME3, MM1, NE1, OE1, OE2, PE1
Manufacturing EngineeringMFAE1, CL1, CS1, ME3, MM1
Machine Tool EngineeringMLCL1, CS1, ME3
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMMAE1, AM1, AM2, CL1, CS1, MA1, MM1, NE1, PE1, PH1
Marine EngineeringMRCL1, CS1, ME1, OE1, OE2, PE1
Naval ArchitectureNAAE1, AM1, CL1, CS1, MA1, ME3, OE1, OE2, PE1
Petroleum EngineeringPECL1, CS1, ME1, PE1
Production and Industrial EngineeringPICL1, CS1, ME3
Production EngineeringPRAE1, CL1, CS1, ME3, MM1
Other Disciplines in Engg/TechnologyZEAE1, AM1, AM2, CA1, CE1, CE2, CE3, CE4, CE5, CE6, CH1, CL1, CS1, EE1, EE2, EE3, EE4, EE5, ME1, ME2, ME3, MM1, NE1, OE1, OE2, PE1, PH1
Qualifying Disciplines in Science
ChemistryCYCA1, CS1, MM1
Geology and GeophysicsGGPE1
Mathematics / Applied MathematicsMACS1, MA1
M.Sc. Computer ScienceMCCS1
Master of Computer ApplicationsMPCS1
Materials ScienceMSCS1, MM1, PH1
NanotechnologyNTMM1
Operations ResearchORCS1
Physics / Applied PhysicsPHCS1, EE5, MA1, MM1, NE1, PH1
StatisticsSTCS1
Masters degree in Life SciencesZLCS1
Other Disciplines in ScienceZSAE1, CA1, CH1, CS1, ME1, ME2, MM1, NE1, PH1

Table 3: M.Tech. Programmes Vs Eligible Disciplines (along with additional requirements)



Programme Code Eligible Discipline Codes Additional Requirements
AE1AE, AU, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, EN, IN, ME, MF, MM, NA, PR, ZE, ZSGATE Paper must be AE,CE,ME or XE
AM1AE, AU, CE, CH, ME, MM, NA, ZEGATE Paper must be AE,CE,CH,ME,MT or XE
AM2AE, BM, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MM, ZEGATE Paper must be AE,CE,CH,CS,EC,EE,IN,ME,MT or XE
CA1CH, CY, ZE, ZSGATE Paper must be CH or CY
CE1AR, CE, ZEGATE Paper must be CE or AR
CE2AG, BT, CE, CH, EV, ME, ZEGATE Paper must be AG, BT, CE, CH, ME or XE
CE3CE, ZEGATE Paper must be CE
CE4AG, CE, EV, ME, ZEGATE Paper must be AG, CE, ME or XE
CE5CE, ZEGATE Paper must be CE
CE6AR, CE, ZEGATE Paper must be CE or AR
CH1BI, CH, EV, ZE, ZSGATE Paper must be CH
CL1AE, AG, AR, AU, BI, BM, BT, CE, CH, CR, CS, EC, EE, EN, EP, EV, IE, IN, IT, ME, MF, ML, MM, MR, NA, PE, PI, PR, ZEGATE Paper must be AE, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF or XE
CS1All Disciplines of Qualifying DegreeGATE Paper must be CS
EE1EC, EE, EP, IN, ZEGATE Paper must be EC
EE2EC, EE, EP, IN, ZEGATE Paper must be EE
EE3EC, EE, EP, IN, ZEGATE Paper must be EC
EE4BM, EC, EE, EP, IN, ZEGATE Paper must be EC,EE or IN
EE5EC, EE, EP, IN, PH, ZEGATE Paper must be EC, EE, IN or PH
MA1AE, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, MA, ME, MM, NA, PHScreening process and suitability test for Associate membership holders of various recognized professional societies
ME1AE, AU, CH, EN, ME, MR, PE, ZE, ZSScreening process and suitability test for candidates with GATE paper other than ME
ME2AE, AU, ME, ZE, ZSScreening process and suitability test for candidates with GATE paper other than ME
ME3AE, AU, CS, EC, EE, IE, IN, ME, MF, ML, NA, PI, PR, ZEScreening process and suitability test for candidates with GATE paper other than ME and PI
MM1BT, CH, CR, CY, ME, MF, MM, MS, NT, PH, PR, ZE, ZSScreening process and suitability test for GATE Paper other than MT
NE1CH, ME, MM, PH, ZE, ZSGATE Paper must be CH,ME,MT,PH or XE
OE1AE, CE, ME, MR, NA, ZE GATE Paper must be other than XL
Screening process and suitability test required for all
OE2AE, CE, ME, MR, NA, ZE GATE Paper must be other than XL
Screening process and suitability test required for all
PE1CE, CH, GG, ME, MM, MR, NA, PE, ZEGATE Paper must be CE, CH, GG(with Part B Geophysics), ME, MT or XE
PH1EC, EE, EP, MM, MS, PH, ZE, ZS

Further Requirements:

  • ZE/ZS candidates must attach a complete list of courses taken by them during their degree programme. They may be considered for admission to the streams relevant to the discipline of their qualifying degree as decided by the M.Tech. Admission Committee. If they are considered, they may have to take suitability test.
  • Candidates with GATE score in XE/XL paper must take suitability test for all eligible programmes other than AE1 or CL1.
  • Candidates with degrees obtained through Distance Education/Correspondence Mode must take test/interview for all eligible programmes other than AE1, CA1, CH1 and NE1.
  • In case of the candidates with additional requirements for ME1, ME2, ME3, MM1, OE1 or OE2 programmes, only the candidates whose GATE score is equal to or higher than the Cut-off, given in the Table below, will be shortlisted and called for Suitability Test. At the time of application process, the candidates shortlisted for Suitability Test will be notified.
Category ME1 ME2 ME3 MM1 OE1, OE2
GN 450 400 720 600 450
OBC (NCL) 405 360 648 540 405
SC / ST / PD 300 266 480 400 300

 


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