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The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) was established as an autonomous Institute of national importance in 1959 by the Government of India with initial technical and financial support from the Government of Germany.
IIT Madras is well equipped with teaching laboratories, advancedresearch facilities, sophisticated services, and computing and networking capabilities. Its synchrony with the IITM research park and the ecosystem for startups have entailed top spots in higher technical education, research, and industrial consultancy.

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  • Round 12 (GATE) Offered candidates list Click here
  • The last date of withdrawal from the M.Tech. and M.A. programs offered by IIT Madras is July 12, 2024. NO refund will be made for any withdrawal after this date.
  • List of candidates who have not provided a valid category (EWS/OBC-NCL/SC/ST) certificate Click here (Updated on: 15-6-2024)
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M.Tech., and M.A. Admissions 2024 Poster

Important Date

The last date to withdraw from the offered program is July 12, 2024.

COAP

Common Offer Acceptance Portal

Important Dates

19 March 2024 (Tuesday)Opening of Website for ONLINE applications
18 March 2024 (Monday) COAP Registration (GATE Candidates Only)
22 March 2024 (Monday)Registration for GATE Candidates
24 April 2024
(Wednesday)
19 April 2024 (Friday)
Closing of Website for ONLINE applications
11 May 2024 (Saturday)* Timeline for admission offers Start Click here
12 July 2024 (Friday)* Withdrawn from the offered program
23 July 2024 (Tuesday)* Date of reporting for admission
26 July 2024 (Friday)* Orientation Programme
29 July 2024 (Monday)* Commencement of Classes
*Dates mentioned in above are tentative

Important Announcements

  • The last date to withdraw from the offered program is July 12, 2024.
  • The last date of rectify the marked defects in the application 5 May 2024.
  • The scrutiny process will continue even after the application portal is closed.
  • Application Submission and Payment Closing on 26-April-2024
  • Registration deadline extended to 24th April, 2024
  • Kindly send your query in detail alongwith your M.Tech., and M.A. Application Number for attending the same.
  • COAP Registration will start from March 19, 2024 (GATE Candidates Only)
  • Registration Opens 19th March, 2024

About Us

M.Tech. Programmes

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The four-semester M.Tech. Programmes offered 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 several core and elective courses and project work. These Programmes, along with the number of seats available, are indicated in Table 1. Click here

Opportunities exist for a limited number of students to carry out M.Tech. Projects in other countries such as Germany. Almost all students desirous of placement are placed in reputed organizations and industries after completing their courses of study.

M.Tech. Students will be eligible for upgradation to Ph.D. if they satisfy the following criteria:

  • The candidate should have successfully completed a minimum of 2 semesters in the M.Tech. Programme.
  • The candidate should have a minimum CGPA of 8.0 in the prescribed courses.

A Committee duly constituted by the Head of the Department will consider applications for upgradation to Ph.D. and make its recommendation. After upgradation, they may opt for two degrees (M.Tech. & Ph.D.) subject to fulfilling the course requirements.

M.A. Programmes

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras is proud to announce its new Master’s Programme across the three streams.

  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • English Studies

Only GATE qualified candidates will be eligible for admission to this 2-year program. The students are required to complete a minimum of 200 credits to be eligible for the M.A. degree. Each stream will have 25 seats for Indian students; seats for foreign students will be supernumerary. The students of each stream will have the option of upgrading to PhD program as per the Institute guidelines.

M.Tech. Programmes Offered

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Aerospace Engineering
IITM Department of Applied Mechanics & Biomedical Engineering      
Computational and Experimental Mechanics
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Biomedical Engineering
Clinical Engineering (Interdisciplinary programme)
IITM Department of Biotechnology      
Bioprocess Engineering
IITM Department of Civil Engineering      
Building Technology, Construction Materials and Management
Programme Name is Changed
IITM Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
IITM Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
Structural Engineering
IITM Transportation Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering      
IITM Chemical Engineering
Catalysis Technology (Interdisciplinary programme)
IITM Department of Computer Science and Engineering      
Computer Science and Engineering
IITM Department of Mathematics      
Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing
IITM Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence      
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
IITM Department of Electrical Engineering      
Communication and Signal Processing
IITM Power Systems and Power Electronics
Microelectronics and VLSI Design
IITM Electronic System Design and Instrumentation
RF and Photonics
IITM Integrated Circuits and Systems
Control and Optimization
IITM Department of Mechanical Engineering      
Thermal Engineering
IITM Mechanical Design
Manufacturing Engineering
IITM Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering      
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
IITM Department of Ocean Engineering      
Ocean Structures
IITM Ocean Technology
Petroleum Engineering
IITM Department of Physics      
Functional Materials and Nanotechnology

Seat Tables / Eligibility of Programme

M.A. Programmes Offered

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Department of Humanities and Social Sciences      
Development Studies
English Studies
Economics
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Eligible Programmes for combination of Qualifying Discipline and GATE Paper

Admission Related Information

  • Who Can Apply?

    Who Can Apply?

    1. GATE 2022, GATE 2023, or GATE 2024 qualified candidates


    2. IIT Graduates with B.Tech. Degree and CGPA of 8.0 (on a scale of 10) and above can apply without GATE Score.

    Minimum Eligibility: FOR GATE

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Four year B.S. degree from Educational Institutions approved by AICTE/ Government*
    • Master’s degree in Chemistry/ Life Sciences/ Mathematics/ Physics related subjects from educational Institutions approved by UGC/ Government*

    Minimum Eligibility: FOR IIT GRADUATES

    • Candidates graduating/ graduated from IITs with B.Tech. degree and having CGPA of 8.0 (on a scale of 10) and above can apply without GATE Score.
    • These applications will be reviewed by the respective Department(s).

    Read more Refer Information Brochure

  • How to apply?

    How to Apply?

    Apply online

    Apply with a valid GATE Score (GATE 2022, GATE 2023, or GATE 2024)

    Candidates must register at the COAP portal. COAP is not an application portal for M.Tech admissions. COAP registration number is a mandatory field for registration on the M.Tech applications portal of IIT Madras.

    Register COAP Click here

    Register M.Tech. and M.A. Click here

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    Application Fees

    SC/ST/PwD/Female: ₹ 300/-

    All Others: ₹ 600/-

    If a candidate wishes to apply using valid GATE 2022, GATE 2023 and GATE 2024 Scores and also through IIT Graduate, separate applications for each GATE Score and IIT Graduate (application fee is per application) must be submitted.

    Institute Fees Click here

    Hostel Fees Click here

  • Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance

    Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) :

    Financial assistance in the form of Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) at the rate of ₹12,400/- p.m.

    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.

    Tenable for a maximum period of 24 months will be awarded to Indian Nationals doing the M.Tech. Programmes, subject to Institute rules.

    A few assistantships may also be offered by some government organizations such as Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Aeronautical Research and Development Board, and so on.

    Non Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (Non-HTTA) :

    Non-HTTA is without any financial assistance in some M.Tech., and M.A. Programmes

    • The eligibility criteria for HTTA and Non-HTTA categories are the same.
    • Candidates can choose for either HTTA (Programme Code ending with Y), or Non-HTTA (Programme Code ending with N), or both, in a particular M.Tech. / M.A. Programme.
    • The number of seats available under HTTA and Non-HTTA is indicated in Table 1.
  • Doument to be Upload

    Document to be Upload

    Keep ready the soft copy of the following documents (if applicable) for uploading at the website:

    • PDF file of your valid GATE score card (as originally downloaded)
    • Image file of your recent passport size photograph (file in jpeg format, size, Min: 10 kB, Max.: 500 kB, - Photo Size, Width: 30 mm, Height: 45 mm)
    • Image file of the Signature. (file in jpeg format, size Min: 10 KB, Max.: 500 KB, - Box Size, Width: 80 mm, Height: 35 mm)
    • Nationality certificate (Birth Certificate, passport, Voter id, Transfer Certificate(TC) showing Nationality or Certificate issued by approved Govt. agency for Nationality.)
    • ALL Grade Card(s) till date or consolidated marksheet.
    • SC/ST Certificate
    • EWS Certificate
    • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate
    • Persons with Disability Certificate
    • Course syllabus

    EWS / OBC-NCL certificate in the format prescribed by the Government of India issued (on or after 01 April 2023) by competent authorities. If no valid EWS / OBC-NCL certificate copy is enclosed, the candidate will be treated under the General category.

    EWS Certificate Format Click here

    OBC-NCL Certificate Format Click here

Admission procedure

Application Scrutiny and Rectification:

All the applications submitted for M.Tech. and M.A. Admissions 2024 will be scrutinized for the accuracy of the data, which include uploaded supporting documents, clarity of the Photograph, Signature, ALL Grade Card(s) till date or consolidated marksheet, SC/ST Certificate, EWS Certificate, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate, Persons with Disability Certificate and Course syllabus (if applicable). If everything is found to be in order, the application will be accepted. Otherwise, defects in the application will be marked and intimated to the candidate for rectification, which needs to be carried out within a stipulated time.
The status of the application and defects marked in the application will be intimated to the candidates through e-mail and/or SMS. The latest status of an application will be updated after the receipt and re-scrutiny of the application. The status of your application can be checked anytime by logging into https://mtechadm.iitm.ac.in/.
Candidates should rectify the marked defects in the application before the stipulated deadline. Failing to rectify the defects within the stipulated time can lead to the rejection of the application and no further communication will be entertained in this regard.

GATE Qualified Indian Nationals:

Admission to candidates (who are not required to take Suitability Test/ Interview) will be finalized strictly in the order of merit as per the GATE Score (CGPA & Department Review for IIT Graduates) and on the basis of choices given by them in the application.

Persons with Disability (PwD):

For PwD candidates with any category of disability (viz., blindness or low vision, hearing impairment, loco motor disability, or cerebral palsy), the benefit will be given to only those who have at least 40% permanent physical impairment in relation to a body part/ system/ extremity/ whole body, etc. Such candidates must upload, along with the Application Form, the 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).

Timeline for Admission offers:

The first set of offers will likely be sent by 13-15 May 2024. These offers will be made available on the COAP portal (https://iitk.ac.in/coap2024/). Candidates are advised to register on the COAP portal and follow the offer acceptance process and the associated guidelines. The candidates, who accept & freeze their offer, have to make online payment of Institute Fees within the stipulated date. Online Procedural Details are available at the M.Tech. and M.A. Admissions Portal. After completing the acceptance either in the Main or Additional rounds, if seats are unfilled, some additional spot rounds may be initiated after the day of Admission

Upgradation of Choices:

There is a possibility of upgrading the choice(s) of the candidates who have already accepted the offer of admission, depending upon the subsequent availability of vacancies in the subsequent round of offers within the institute. It will be finalized strictly in the order of merit as per the GATE Score.

Please note that during the up gradation, depending on the indicated order of preference, it is possible for a candidate to switch from a HTTA seat to an Non-HTTA seat if Non-HTTA is higher in order of preference given by the candidate.

Reporting for Admission:

GATE qualified candidates and IIT B.Tech. Graduates who accept the offer of Admission must produce completion certificate of their qualifying degree examination and join the Institute on Tuesday 23 July 2024 forenoon. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of the offer of Admission. Sponsored candidates should report for Admission on Tuesday 23 July 2024* afternoon. Selected candidates will have to pay various fees and deposit amounts as applicable. The candidate must produce a medical fitness certificate from a Registered Medical Practitioner in the format which can be downloaded along with the letter of offer of Admission. In all matters relating to Admission, the decision of the M.Tech. Admission Committee will be final.

Payment of Admission Fee and Refund Policy:

When Admission is offered and accepted by candidates, the candidates have to pay an Institute Fee of ₹61500/- in the case of General/ EWS / OBC candidates and ₹36500/- in the case of SC/ ST/ PwD candidates, using the online payment facility available on the Website. In case a candidate withdraws his/ her offer of Admission, a Processing Fee of ₹5000/- will be retained by the Institute, and the remaining amount would be refunded. However, if a candidate accepts the offer of Admission made in the Additional Rounds (24- 25 July 2024), and pays the Institute Fee, then no refund of the Institute Fee will be made on withdrawal of Admission.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For M.Tech.:
1.Candidates qualified in GATE 2022, 2023 and 2024 are eligible to apply.
2.B.Tech. candidates from IITs with CGPA 8.0 and above are eligible to apply.
For M.A.:
1.Candidates qualified in GATE 2022, 2023 and 2024 are eligible to apply.

1. For Indian Nationals:
Candidates must register in the COAP portal to apply for M.Tech Admissions.

Please visit our website "Register" and apply

2. For Foreign Nationals:
Please visit the International portal:

3. For M.Tech Programme under Sponsorship Scheme without assistantship:

Please visit the Sponsorship portal:Click here

Please refer to our Information Brochure Click here

Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) :
Financial assistance in the form of a Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) will be awarded to Indian Nationals doing the M.Tech Programmes, subject to the Institute rules.
HTTA students are required to assist the Department for 8 hours of work per week related to the Department academic activities, such as laboratory demonstration, tutorials, evaluation of assignments, test papers, seminars, research projects, etc.

The number of seats available under HTTA is indicated in Table 1. Click here

Non Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (Non-HTTA) :
Non- HTTA is without any financial assistance in some M.Tech., and M.A. Programmes
A few seats are available without HTTA (N-HTTA, i.e., without any financial assistance) in some M.Tech., and M.A. Programmes as indicated in Table 1. Click here

Yes, Candidates can opt for either HTTA (Programme Code ending with Y), or Non-HTTA (Programme Code ending with N), or both, in a particular M.Tech., and M.A. Programme.
The eligibility criteria for HTTA and Non-HTTA categories are the same.

Details on other fellowship schemes are available in the Information Brochure. Click here

Please refer to our Information Brochure Click here

NO. You cannot change or swap the order of preferences after submitting the Online Application. Therefore, you should be extremely careful in selecting your course choice preferences.

GATE qualified candidates and IIT B.Tech. Graduates should upload the following documents (as applicable). For detailed information on file size etc., refer to Information Brochure :
  • 1. Upload your recent Passport Size Photograph and Signature.
  • 2. Nationality Certificate (Birth Certificate, passport, Voter id, Transfer Certificate(TC) showing Nationality or Certificate issued by approved Govt. agency for Nationality.)
    Mandatory for all (Note that Ration Card/ Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Domicile Certificates are not authentic proof for Nationality. Therefore, please do not upload them)
  • 3. PwD Certificate in the case of PwD candidates.
  • 4. SC/ ST Certificate in the case of SC/ ST Candidates.
  • 5. OBC-NCL Certificate (issued on or after 01 April 2023) in the case of OBC-NCL (non-creamy layer) Candidates.
  • 6. EWS Certificate (issued on or after 01 April 2023) in the case of EWS Candidates.
  • 7. List of Courses and Syllabus in case of Candidates with ZE/ZS Disciplines.
  • 8. Grade card / Mark sheets till date for all Semesters
  • 9. Upload your valid GATE Score Card.(GATE 2024 / GATE 2023 / GATE 2022)
After completing the application form, you can take a printout for your reference. There is NO need to send the hard copy to IIT Madras.

You may apply with a valid GATE score of 2022, 2023 and 2024 . A separate application form needs to be submitted for each GATE score.

Yes, a Candidate can apply for a maximum of 12 programmes per application form. Refer to Click here for programmes offered

Eligible Programmes for valid GATE qualified candidates please refer to the link Click here

Eligible Programmes for IIT B.Tech. Graduates Click here

Programmes Offered Seat Table Please refer to the link Click here

Please refer to the link Click here

You can apply by clicking the declaration check box available in the M.Tech., and M.A. Admission portal to submit the certificate later but before the date of admission.

Until you upload a valid certificate, you will be considered for admission under General Category, provided your GATE score is equal to or greater than General Category cut-off.

1. You can apply by clicking the declaration check box available in the application form portal to submit the certificate later, however, before the date of admission.
2. Until you upload a valid OBC-NCL certificate, you will be considered for admission under General Category, provided your GATE score is equal to or greater than General Category cut-off.

1. You can apply by clicking the declaration check box available in the application form portal to submit the certificate later before the date of admission.
2. Until you upload a valid EWS certificate, you will be considered for admission under General Category, provided your GATE score is equal to or greater than General Category cut-off.

Until you upload a valid PwD certificate, you will be considered for admission under General Category, provided your GATE score is equal to or greater than General Category cut-off.

Persons with Disability (PwD): For PwD candidates with any category of disability, the benefit will be given to only those who have at least 40% permanent physical impairment in relation to a body part/ system/ extremity/ whole body, etc. Such candidates must upload a valid 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).

Please upload all the grade card/mark sheets available to date and submit the final result before the date of admission. In case of delay in getting the final exam results before the date of admission due to the current Covid19 pandemic, candidates can get a letter from their Head of the Department / Institute confirming the same.

If these of your application is "Under Scrutiny". You need not worry. Wait till the scrutiny team process your application. Only those candidates whose applications need to be rectified in photo/signature/category certificate/marksheet/pwd certificate/GATE Score card/supporting documents, will be contacted by email and SMS. The scrutiny process will continue even after the application portal is closed.

  • COAP stands for Common Offer Acceptance Portal.
  • COAP provides a common platform for a candidate to take the most preferred choice for admission into an M.Tech., and M.A. Programme in the participating academic institutes or a job in a participating PSU (Public Section Undertaking Company). COAP is not a portal for applying for M.Tech., and M.A. Admission or Job openings.
  • The candidate should apply separately to respective Institute(s)/PSU for M.Tech., and M.A. Admission.
  • Admission Offers will be uploaded by the participating Institutes/PSU in a common time window on COAP.
  • Each participating Institute/PSU will follow the selection procedure as per the norms and guidelines of the respective Institute. Only participating Institutes/PSU will upload their offer(s).
  • To access and take a decision on the most preferred choice out of the offers (if any) made by participating Institute(s)/PSU(s), each candidate should register and visit COAP.

Yes. COAP registration number is a mandatory field for registration on the M.Tech., and M.A. applications portal of IIT Madras.

All M.Tech., and M.A. Admission offers (through GATE) will be displayed on the Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP). Candidates must register at the COAP portal for viewing and accepting their offers

Without registering at COAP, the candidate will not be able to access the offers on COAP.

Please make payment once again. The excess payment will be reverted back to your account.

If you have made multiple payments (for whatever reasons) , the excess amount will be reverted back to your account in the next few days.

Contact

Kindly send your query in detail alongwith your M.Tech., and M.A. Application Number / GATE Registration Number for attending the same.

Timings: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm (Monday-Friday) (Note: Candidates are requested to call us on Government working days only)

GATE qualified and IIT B.Tech Candidates

Location:

The Chairperson
M.Tech., and M.A. Admission Committee,
GATE - JAM Office, IIT Madras,
Chennai 600036.

Email:

mtechadm@iitm.ac.in

Call:

(044) 2257 8200

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All Other Candidates

Location:

Deputy Registrar (Academic Courses)
Academic Section, IIT Madras,
Chennai 600036.

Email:

drcourses@iitm.ac.in

Call:

(044) 2257 8035 / (044) 2257 8042