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IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2020 - The application forms of IIT Madras 2020 M.Tech admission are closed and the result of Round 1 and round 2 is available at the official website of the institute. The selection is done based on GATE Cut off. 

  • For Round 1 and 2, the time window for viewing of offers and making a decision by candidates through COAP website was June 10 – 11 and 17 – 18, 2020 respectively. 
  • For Round 1 and 2, the time window for Fee Payment for the "Accept and Freeze" by candidates at IIT Madras website is June 12 - 14 and 19 – 21, 2020 respectively.  Check IIT Madras Round 2 Offers
  • For Round 3, the result will be published at COAP website on June 24 - 25, 2020 and the deadline to accept that offer at IIT Madras website is June 26 - 28, 2020

Applicants having minimum required marks should also apply at COAP to access the admission process. Candidates graduating/ graduated from IITs with B.Tech degree and having CGPA of 8.0 (on a scale of 10) or above can apply without GATE Scores. The institute also offers financial assistantship to the eligible candidates. 

M.Tech admission will be finalized strictly in order of merit as per GATE score (CGPA & Department Review for IIT Graduates) and on the basis of choices provided in the application form. The total number of seats in IIT Madras is 508* (the number of seats is subject to change). Few seats are reserved for SC/ ST/ OBC and PwD category candidates according to the Government of India rules.

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IIT Madras Counselling Dates

IIT Madras M.Tech Admission 2020 Important Dates

The below table represents the complete schedule of IIT Madras M.Tech admission 2020. 

Round No
Time window for viewing of offers and making decision by a candidates through COAP website
Time window for Fee Payment for the "Accept and Freeze" Candidates at IIT Madras.
Round 1 June 10 - 11, 2020

June 12 - 14, 2020

Round 2 June 17 - 18, 2020

June 19 - 21, 2020

Round 3 June 24 - 25, 2020

June 26 - 28, 2020

Round 4 July 01 - 02, 2020

July 03 - 05, 2020

Round 5 July 08 - 09, 2020

July 10 - 12, 2020

Check GATE Counselling


Programs Offered at IIT Madras

M.Tech Programs Offered in IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras offers M.Tech admission in fifteen different specializations. 

  1. Aerospace Engineering
  2. Applied Mechanics
  3. Biotechnology
  4. Chemical Engineering
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Computer Science and Engineering
  7. Electrical Engineering
  8. Mathematics
  9. Mechanical Engineering
  10. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  11. Ocean Engineering
  12. Physics
  13. Catalysis Technology (Interdisciplinary)
  14. Clinical Engineering (Interdisciplinary)
  15. Petroleum Engineering (Interdisciplinary)

Check Normalization of GATE Scores


IIT Madras Counselling Eligibility

IIT Madras 2020 M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

The following group of candidates is eligible for taking admission in IIT M.Tech programs:

  • All those candidates who have qualified GATE 2018/GATE 2019/GATE2020.
  • Candidates who are graduating/graduated from IITs with B. Tech degree but without GATE score. CGPA should be 7.5 and above for SC/ST and 8.0  for all others.
  • Applicants sponsored by various organizations recognized by DST as Research and Development units.
  • Candidates sponsored by NIOT or from educational institutions approved by AICTE/UGC/Government and from Government/Public Sector Undertakings.
  • Quality Improvement Program (QIP) candidates.
  • User-Oriented Programs (UOP) candidates of various organizations/industries as per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the institute.
  • Defense Sponsored Candidates 

Also Check GATE Eligibility


Apply for IIT Madras Counselling

IIT Madras M.Tech. Application Form 2020

For GATE Qualified Candidates and IIT B.Tech. Graduates:

Those candidates who want to apply with a valid GATE score or as IIT B.Tech graduate should register on COAP and the official website first. In case they want to apply with more than one of the above, register separately using the same email and mobile number but with different credentials on the institute’s website. 

How to Apply Online?

  • Online registration has been started from March 20, 2020 and will remain open till April 30, 2020.
  • GATE 2020 qualified candidates should apply after the declaration of GATE results.
  • Application fee (per application): INR 200 for SC/ ST/ PWD Candidates and INR 400 for others.
  • For Sponsored Candidates: The application form can be downloaded from IIT Madras website, under notices.
  • For Foreign Nationals who obtained a qualification in India/Abroad: Application procedure is similar to GATE qualified candidates.
  • However, Foreign Nationals are not eligible for HTTA and therefore can choose program codes ending with (F) only.

Documents to be submitted with Application Form

Candidates should upload the following documents (if applicable) during online application:

  • SC/ ST/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate
  • Certificate of Disability (for PWD Candidates) from the authorized medical board 
  • IIT B. Tech. Graduates or those who are graduating in 2020 should enclose a copy of the latest CGPA statement from the concerned IIT.
  • If the discipline of your qualifying degree is ZE or ZS, you must upload the list of courses along with their syllabi.

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Contact Details

The Chairman, M.Tech. Admission Committee

IIT Madras, GATE Office, Chennai 600036

Phone: 044 - 22578200, Fax: 044 - 22578204

E-mail: mtechadm@iitm.ac.in


IIT Madras Admission Process

IIT Madras M.Tech. Admission Process 2020

Admission of the candidates (who are not required to take Suitability Test/ Interview) will be decided 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.

Applicants who are required to appear for the Suitability Test/ Interview should report at the office of the Head of the respective Department on the stipulated date 

PwD Candidates:

  • For PwD candidates with any category of disability (viz., blindness or low vision, hearing impairment, locomotor 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.
  • These candidates must upload 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).

HTTA and N-HTTA:

  • The first round of offers for HTTA and N-HTTA seats are likely to be sent after May 15, 2020 (tentatively).
  • Candidates, who accept the offer, will be required to make online payment within the stipulated date.
  • Second and subsequent offers would depend on the availability of the seats.
  • In the final round, if there are vacant seats within a department offering multiple programs, it will be re-distributed to other programs within the department.

Reporting for Admission:

  • GATE qualified candidates and IIT B.Tech. graduates who accept the offer of admission should produce completion certificates of their qualifying degree examination and join the college by July 27, 2020.
  • Sponsored candidates also will have to report for admission on July 22, 2020 (tentative)
  • Selected candidates should pay all the fees and deposits as applicable.
  • They should produce a medical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the appropriate format along with the letter of offer of admission.

GATE Qualified Foreign Nationals:

Admission to Foreign Nationals follows a similar procedure with General Category candidates.


Previous Years Cut Off

IIT Madras Previous Year GATE Cut off

GATE Cutoff 2018 for IIT Madras

Program GATE paper General BC SC ST
Aerospace Engineering AE 847 752 444 276
Aerospace Engineering ME 794 782 648
Engineering Mechanics (Fluid Mechanics/Solid Mechanics) AE CE CH ME MT XE 786 739 564 446
Biomedical Engineering (Biomedical B.Tech) AE CE CH CS EC EE ME MT XE IN 581 434
Biomedical Engineering IN 716 388
Biomedical Engineering AE CE CH CS EC EE ME MT XE 736 635
Bioprocess Engineering BT CH 676 591 487 487
Catalysis Technology CH XE 539 489 394
Building Technology an d Construction Management CE 863 754 639
Building Technology an d Construction Management AR 856 195
Environmental Engineering CE 800 724 692
Geotechnical Engineering CE 810 804 584
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering CE 795 744 591 470
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering AG 660 156
Structural Engineering CE 895 846 640
Transportation Engineering CE 826 747 524 497
Chemical Engineering CH 694 603 294 448
Clinical Engineering AE BT CE CH CS EC EE IN ME MT PI TF XE 682 577 383 382
Computer Science and Engineering CS 770 695 560 394
Communication and Signal Processing EC 692 622 436 320
Power System and Power Electronics EE 762 576 470
Micro Electronics and VLSI Design EC 775 662 589 365
Control and Instrumentation IN 755 705 563 292
Control and Instrumentation EC EE 749 742 624 433
Microelectronics and Photonics EC EE IN 766 698 503 273
Integrated Circuits and Systems EC EE IN 745 727 616 268

GATE Cutoff 2017 for IIT Madras

M.Tech Programme Programme Codes Eligible Discipline Codes General OBC SC ST Gen-PwD OBC-PwD
Aerospace Engineering AE1Y AE 641 614 438 493  - 466
AE1Y ME 768  - 750 412  --  -
AE1Y PR, NA, MM, MF, AU,CH,EN, CE 681 644  -  -  -  -
AE1Y ZS, EC, ZE, CS, EE, IN  -  - 634  -  -  -
Engineering Mechanics (Fluid Mechanics/ Solid Mechanics) AM1Y NA, MM, AE, ZE, AU, CE, CH, ME 766 743 572 405  -  -
Biomedical Engineering AM2Y BM 357  -  -  -  -  -
AM2Y IN 748 424 - - - -
AM2Y MM, AE, ZE, ME, CE,CH,CS,EC,EE 760 656  -  -  -  -
Catalysis Technology CA1Y ZE, CH 577 508 362 246  -  -
CA1Y ZS, CY 381  -  -  -  -  -
Building Technology and Construction Management CE1Y CE 754 723  - 527 321  -
CE1Y AR 734 606  -  -  -  -
CE1Y ZE  - 294  -  -  -  -
Environmental Engineering CE2Y CE 730 643 603 448  -  -
CE2Y ZE, AG, BT, CH, EV, ME 814 676  -  - 380
Geotechnical Engineering CE3Y CE 768 651 499 397  -  -
CE3Y ZE  -  -  -  -
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering CE4Y CE 700 666 478 362  -  --
CE4Y AG 630 517  -  -  -  -
CE4Y ZE, EV, ME  -  -  - 500  -
Structural Engineering CE5Y CE 730  - 507 454 282
CE5Y ZE  -  -  -  -  -
Transportation Engineering CE6Y CE 714 637 475 382  -  -
CE6Y ZE, AR 835  -  -  -  -  -
Chemical Engineering CH1Y ZE, ZS, BI, CH, EV 582 573 384 242  - 199
Clinical Engineering CL1Y NA, PE, ZE, MR, AE, AG, AR, AU, BI, BM, BT, CE, CH, CR, CS, EC, EE, EN, EP, EV, IE, IN, IT, ME, MF, ML, MM, PI, PR 649 502 409 197  -  -
Computer Science and Engineering CS1Y CY, GG, MA, MC, MP, MS, NT, AE, 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, ZE, OR, PH, ST, ZL, ZS 799 658 537 345 266  -
Communication and Signal Processing EE1Y ZE, EC, EE, EP, IN 740 691 593 308 597 290
Power Systems and Power Electronics EE2Y EE, EN, EP, IN, ZE, EC 771 719 549 490 264  -
Microelectronics and VLSI Design EE3Y EC, EE, EP, IN, ZE 838 717 606 423 727 410
Control and Instrumentation EE4Y IN 788 700 523 398 339  --
EE4Y EP, BM, EC, EE, ZE 779 706 550  -  - 430
Microelectronics and Photonics EE5Y PH, EP 429  - 213  -  -  -
EE5Y IN, EC, EE, ZE 736 678 600 472  -  -
EE6Y EE, EC, EP, IN, ZE 773 693 554 404 566  -
Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing MA1Y MA 396 318 315  -  -
MA1Y PH 712 340  -
MA1Y NA, AE, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ME, MM 858  - 676 387  -  -
Thermal Engineering ME1Y ME 777 739 569 419 476 401
ME1Y ZS, AE, AU, CH, EN, MR, PE, ZE  -  -  -  -
Design (Mechanical Engineering) ME2Y ME 835 803 558 458 402 317
ME2Y ZE AE, AU, ZS  -
Manufacturing Engineering ME3Y ME 772 747 576 437  -
ME3Y ZE, PR, AE, AU, CS, EC, EE, IE, IN, MF, ML, NA, Pl 805 796 638 529 257  -
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering MM1Y MM 526 423 249 206  -
MM1Y MF, MS, NT, BT, CH, CR, CY, ME, PH, PR, ZE, ZS 772 739 514 402  -
Ocean Engineering 0E1Y CE, ME, MR, ZE, AE, NA 655 560 427 268  -
Ocean Technology 0E2Y ME, MR, NA, AE, CE, ZE 677 572 392 294  -  -
PE1Y AE, 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, ZE, CY, GG, MA, MC, MP, MS, NT, OR, PH, ST, ZL, ZS 677 589 267 56  -  -
Functional Materials and Nanotechnology PH1Y PH 349 301 236 316  -
PH1Y NT, EP 197  -  -  -  -  -
PH1Y ZE, CY, EE, MM, MS 659 603 325  -  -

Note: This indicates that courses with “Y” provide financial assistance in the form of Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA).

GATE 2017 Cutoff for IIT Madras (with N code)

M.Tech Programm Programme Codes Eligible Discipline Codes General OBC SC ST Gen-PwD
Aerospace Engineering AE1N AE 592  - - -
AE1N ME 691  -  -  -  -
AE1N MF, MM, NA, PR, AU, CE, CH, EN 599  -  -  -  -
Engineering Mechanics (Fluid Mechanics/Solid Mechanics) AM1N CE, CH, ME, MM, AE, AU, NA, ZE 719  -  -  -  -
Biomedical Engineering AM2N BM 387  -  -  -
Building Technology an d Construction Management CE1N CE 711  -  -  -  -
Environmental Engineering CE2N CE 616  -  -  -  -
Geotechnical Engineering CE3N CE 696  -  -  -  -
Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering CE4N CE 603  -  -  -  -
Structural Engineering CE5N CE 772  -  -  -  -
Transportation Engineering CE6N CE 712  - 289
Chemical Engineering CH1N EV, ZE, ZS, CH, BI 569  -  -  -  -
Photonics EE3N EC, EE, EP, IN, ZE 733  -  -  - 352
EE5N PH, EP 331  -
EE5N EC, EE, IN, ZE 723  --  -  -  -
EE6N EE, EC, EP, IN, ZE 774  -  -  -  -
Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing MA1N MA 358  -  -  -  -
Thermal Engineering ME1N ME 768  -  -  - 356
ME1N CH, MR, PE, ZE, ZS, AE, AU, EN  -  -  -  -
Mechanical Engineering - Design ME2N ME 796  -  -  -  -
ME2N ZE, ZS, AU, AE  -  -  -  --
Manufacturing Engineering ME3N ME 761  -  -  - 253
ME3N Pl, PR,ZE, AE, AU, CS, EC, EE, IE, IN, MF, ML, NA 812  -  -  -  -
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering MM IN MM 454  -  -  -  -
MM1N PR, ZE, ZS, BT, CH, CR, CY, ME, MF, MS, NT, PH 761  -  -  -  -
Ocean Engineering 0E1N MR, NA, ZE, AE, CE, ME 655  -  -  -  -
Solid State Technology PH1N PH 259  -  -  -  -

Note: This indicates that courses with “N” do not provide financial assistance in the form of Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA).

IIT Madras GATE Cutoff 2016

Mentioned below is the streamwise M.Tech cutoff for IIT Madras. Note that GATE cutoff varies according to the category of the candidates:-

Discipline/Course Code Prog. Codes Qualifying Discipline General OBC SC ST
Aerospace Engineering AE1Y AE 585 551 352 411
Aerospace Engineering AE1Y ME 772 732 647 309
Aerospace Engineering  AE1Y AU,CE,CH,EN,MF,MM,NA,PR 664 - - -
Applied Mechanics - Fluid Mechanics and Solid Mechanics AM1Y AE,AU,CE,CH,ME,MM,NA,ZE 750 695 491 472
Applied Mechanics - Biomedical Engineering AM2N BM 508 449 - -
Applied Mechanics - Biomedical Engineering AM2Y IN 708 - - -
Applied Mechanics - Biomedical Engineering AM2Y AE,CE,CH,CS,EC,EE,ME,MM 760 - 465 -
Catalysis Technology CA1Y CH,ZE 398 390 337 253
Catalysis Technology CA1Y CY, ZS 578 530 - -
Civil Engineering - Building Technology and Construction Management CE1Y CE 810 708 522 643
Civil Engineering - Building Technology and Construction Management CE1Y AR 860 - - -
Civil Engineering - Environmental Engineering CE2Y CE 689 548 516 -
Civil Engineering - Environmental Engineering CE2Y AG,BT,CH,EV,ME,ZE 704 619 - -
Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering CE3Y CE 690 653 501 -
Civil Engineering - Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering CE4Y CE 671 542 - 363
Civil Engineering - Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering CE4Y AG 625 - 290 -
Civil Engineering - Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering CE4Y EV,ME,ZE - - - 443
Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering CE5Y CE 828 798 445 -
Civil Engineering - Transportation Engineering CE6Y CE 743 693 544 364
Civil Engineering - Transportation Engineering CE6Y AR,ZE 860 - - -
Chemical Engineering CH1Y B1,CH;EV,ZE,ZS 592 472 373 425
Clinical Engineering CL1Y AE,AG,AR,AU,BI,BM,BT,CE 694 592 438 393
Computer Science Engineeriing - AE,AG,AR,AU,BI,BM,BT,CE 748 718 520 479
Electrical Engineering - Communication Systems EE1Y EC,EE,EP,IN,ZE 777 710 589 412
Electrical Engineering - Power Systems and Power Electronics EE2Y EC,EE,EN,EP,IN,ZE 759 661 505 510
Electrical Engineering - Micro Electronics and VLSI Design EE3Y EC,EE,EP,IN,ZE 819 745 717 455
Electrical Engineering - Control and Instrumentation EE4Y IN 771 637 499 277
Electrical Engineering - Control and Instrumentation EE4Y BM,EC,EE,EP,ZE 768 714 - -
Electrical Engineering - Photonics EE5Y PH,EP 451 359 256 -
Electrical Engineering - Photonics EE5Y EC,EE,IN,ZE 748 - 501 434
M.Tech. in Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing MA1N MA 452 352 291 225
Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing MA1Y AE,CE,CH,CS,EC,EE,ME,MM 865 - 468 501
Mechanical Engineering - Thermal Stream ME1N ME 798 770 581 424
Mechanical Engineering - Design Stream ME2N ME 865 781 554 443
Mechanical Engineering - Manufacturing Engineering Stream ME3Y ME 769 743 617 380
Mechanical Engineering - Manufacturing Engineering Stream ME3Y AE,AU,CS,EC,EE,IE,IN,MF,ML 839 - 698

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IIT Madras M.Tech Admission: FAQs

Q.1 What is HTTA? What is N-HTTA?

Ans: Financial assistance in the form of Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) at the rate of  INR 12400 per month (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) is available for Indian nationals taking admission in M. Tech. programs. Students taking admission through HTTA category 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, assessment of assignments, test papers, seminars, research projects, etc.

Some seats are also available without HTTA (N-HTTA, i.e., without any financial assistance) in some M. Tech. Programs. There is a provision for the candidates (Indian Nationals) who have joined M. Tech. Streams under N- HTTA category to convert to HTTA at the end of the first semester depending on the vacancies in HTTA category and on the basis of their performance in the first semester examinations.

Q.2 Is there any limit on the number of programs one can apply to?

Ans: Candidates can apply for a maximum of 8 programs as per the application form.

Q.3 What are the steps to be taken/ documents required when I accept an offer of admission?

Ans: Candidates will have to pay the institute’s fee online. Please note that you may have to additionally bear the charges pertaining to the use of payment portal. The charges may vary depending on the use of Net banking or Credit/ Debit cards. After paying the fee candidates should:

  • Download the offer documents
  • Sign the letter of acceptance and send it along with original GATE Score Card and attested copy of Category Certificate (SC/ ST/ OBC-NCL) within the stipulated date to the address below. Use only speed post for sending these documents.

The Chairman,

M. Tech. Admission Committee,

GATE Office, IIT Madras,

Chennai – 600036.

Q.4 I am a Foreign national who graduated in India/ abroad, and I do not have a GATE Score. How can I apply for M.Tech programs?

Ans: Please contact the following people for details: 

Deputy Registrar (Academic Courses), IIT Madras,

Chennai - 600036, Tamil Nadu, India

Email: cacad@iitm.ac.in,

The advertisement and application form for M. Tech. programs for Foreign Nationals (who don’t have a GATE Score) can be found on IIT Madras website (www.iitm.ac.in) under notices.


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