IIT Roorkee M.Tech Admission Criteria and GATE Cutoff

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IIT Roorkee M.Tech Admission - Candidates are required to secure minimum GATE cut off marks to take admission in any M.Tech program offered by IIT Roorkee. The online application form is expected to be available from March 17, 2020 to April 12, 2020. IIT Roorkee will announce GATE Cut off after the result declared.

  • GATE 2020 Result will be declared by IIT Delhi on March 16 at GOAPS website. 
  • It is also mandatory for GATE qualified candidates to register at COAP for making the decision against admission offers.
  • B.Tech. degree holders from IITs without GATE score having CGPA>=8 can apply directly for admission. Check GATE Score Calculation
  • IIT Roorkee offers admission to 19 disciplines of M.Tech program. Check GATE IIT Counselling
  • The decision taken by the candidates on COAP will be final, the further request for changes are not allowed.

This year, IIT Madras scheduled GATE 2020 on February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020 in online mode. Candidates can get the idea of GATE 2020 cutoff and admission process for Roorkee from the following article. Below is a table of IIT Roorkee cut off stating the program name and category wise cut off marks.

Factors Affecting GATE Cut Off

  • Number of candidates registered for the exam
  • The difficulty level of paper
  • Number of qualified candidates
  • Previous year cut off trends
  • Total number of seats available for the program

IIT Roorkee GATE Previous Year Cutoff

Candidates are advised to check previous year GATE cutoff of IIT Roorkee to analyze the cut off trends. Cut off is mentioned in the table below:

GATE 2017 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee for Main Disciplines

DepartmentFor Main GATE Disciplines
Architecture & Planning47.5844.0632.0532.5550.74
Chemical Engineering40.9642.9731.7131.3735.61
Civil Engineering55.1149.7537.0636.9437.79
Earthquake Engineering27.4927.4919.8620.826.81
Electrical Engineering54.5649.5136.7937.99-
Electronics & Comm. Engineering53.5448.5935.9536.7537.5
Computer Science & Engineering56.3451.438.138.9437.81
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering72.4765.2748.7248.8254.14
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering46.5942.7731.27__
Paper Technology40.9643.6831.7131.37-
WRD & M57.9352.3438.8438.8639.24
Disaster Mitigation & Management27.4927.4919.7820.2720.28
Transportation Systems50.4945.5634.2634.6135.32
Biotechnology46.8842.9731.7138.41 -

GATE 2017 Cutoff For Allied Disciplines

DepartmentFor Allied GATE Disciplines
Architecture & Planning64.9159.4846.27--
Chemical Engineering31.8636.3836.14
Civil Engineering54.4749.9236.837.45-
Electrical Engineering71.3864.3447.9553.5-
Metallurgical & Materials Engg65.1958.8143.6945.0147.3
Paper Technology3435.0927.8425.76-
Transportation Systems63.6157.3643.1743.6160.46

GATE 2016 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee for Main Disciplines

Architecture & Planning56.3951.137.8938.8443.61
Chemical Engineering40.1636.5427.3129.7230.52
Civil Engineering43.6439.5429.4629.8330.22
Earthquake Engineering28.6127.4819.4919.221.68
Electrical Engineering5852.2339.0240.260
Electronics & Comm. Engg.28.9926.2119.5923.120.46
Computer Science & Engg.57.2351.6238.5139.3422
Mechanical & Industrial Engg65.1358.8643.8343.8344.71
Metallurgical & Materials Engg57 0852.0538.3641.145.21
Paper Technology40.1636.5430.1229.7236.95
Disaster Mitigation & Management28.6127 9220.2721.4521 68
Transportation Systems28.6128.6819.49021.83
Biotechnology36.2338.8626 5130.58


GATE 2016 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee for Allied Disciplines

Allied disciplines offered at IIT Roorkee are the tributary streams of Main disciplines. There are in total 12 allied discipline available for PG Admission through GATE. The lowest cutoff to admit into an allied discipline is around 20.

Architecture & Planning59.4953.5940.5600
Chemical Engineering30.4937.12---
Civil Engineering29.1126.6221.3125.1729.11
Electrical Engineering59.7853.9440.1641.3440.16
Metallurgical & Materials Engg31.4328.3221.1422 2525.17
Paper Technology32.1730.6526.1525.6434.2
Transportation Systems28.9927.0319.6922.1726.21

GATE 2016 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee (Rank Wise)

Computer Science and Engineering66527619217
Electronics and Communication Engineering1318635416276
Electrical Engineering1736667430245
Mechanical Engineering1925671377219
Civil Engineering32931246653200
Production & Instrumentation Engineering399016641136476
Chemical Engineering34241513926509
Metallurgical Engineering527424301337760
Process Engineering & MBA666528711566891
Geological Technology616229161650312

IIT Roorkee Selection Procedure

For M.Tech. admissions, IIT Roorkee has a certain selection procedure. IIT Roorkee offers admissions to candidates on the basis of GATE Score. Besides, there are interview and written tests according to the different courses which are mentioned below.

Candidate’s statusBasis of Selection
Regular candidates Gate qualifiedValid normalized GATE marks or Normalized GATE marks along with Interview/Written Test
B. Tech Holders from IITs without GATE ScoreCGPA greater than or equal to 8
Sponsored Candidates (Full Time/Part Time)Relevant experience Interview/Written Test

The interview will be conducted by the respective departments in the IIT Roorkee campus. In case of sponsored candidates, the interview and written test will be conducted from June 2020 for all departments except for Computer Science and Engg. This table states the various selection criteria for different M. Tech. courses offered in IIT Roorkee

CourseSelection Criteria
Chemical engineeringOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Biotechnology70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
Electrical engineeringOnly Normalized GATE Marks
earthquakeOnly Normalized GATE Marks
electricalOnly Normalized GATE Marks
E & CEOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Computer scienceOnly Normalized GATE Marks
HydrologyOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Mech and Ind enggOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Met. And Mat. EnggOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Paper Technology70% GATE normalized marks and 30% written Test
WRD & M70% GATE normalized marks and 30% written Test
Chemistry70% GATE normalized marks and 30% written Test
PhysicsOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Nano TechnologyOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Disaster management70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
Transportation System70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
Arch. Planning70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
AHEC70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview

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IIT Roorkee M.Tech Seat Intake

The institute invites applications from the GATE qualified candidates. Registration for M.Tech program will be started from March 28, 2020 (Tentative). The last date to apply for admission is the second week of April 2020. Admissions will be made on the basis of either Normalized GATE Marks only or Normalized GATE Marks and Interview/Written Test.

For sponsored candidates the admission will be made on the basis of Interview/Written Test and relevant experience.

Candidates applied for GATE 2020 must check the seat status in IIT Roorkee of different specialization as given below:

Academic ProgrammesNo. of Seats
M.Tech. Alternate Hydro Energy Systems25
M.Tech. Environmental Management of Rivers and Lakes15
M.Tech. Computer Aided Process Plant Design28
M.Tech. industrial Pollution Abatement28
M.Tech. Environmental Engg.18
M.Tech. Geomatics Engg.24
M.Tech. Geotechnical Engg.24
M.Tech. Hydraulic Engg.18
M.Tech. Structural Engg36
M.Tech. Transportation Engg.24
M.Tech. Soil Dynamics18
M.Tech. Structural Dynamics31
M.Tech. Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment15
M.Tech. Electric Drives & Power Electronics23
M.Tech. Instrumentation and Signal Processing23
M.Tech. Power System Engg.23
M.Tech. Systems and Control23
M.Tech. Communication Systems18
M.Tech. R.F. & Microwave Engg15
M.Tech. Microelectronics and VLSI15
M.Tech. Computer Science & Engg.54
M.Tech. Hydrology15
M.Tech. CAD, CAM & Robotics15
M.Tech. Machine Design Engg.18
M.Tech. Production & Industrial Systems Engg.18
M.Tech. Thermal Engg.18
M.Tech. Welding Engg.18
M.Tech. Industrial Metallurgy18
M.Tech. Materials Engg.18
M.Tech. Pulp & Paper18
M.Tech Packaging Technology20
M.Tech. Irrigation Water Management3
M.Tech. Water Resources Development12
M.Tech. Advanced Methods of Chemical Analysis15
M.Tech. Solid State Electronic Materials18
M.Tech. Nanotechnology15
M.Tech. Disaster Mitigation and Management15
M.Tech. Infrastructure Systems15
M.Tech. Bioprocess Engineering15

IIT Roorkee M.Tech. Application Process

Those candidates who qualify the selection criteria of IIT Roorkee can proceed for the application process. The application fee is INR 300 (INR 150 for PD/SC/ST Category). There is no application fee for foreign nationals. Online applications will be scrutinized, relevant documents checked/verified for their authenticity. Candidates may seek admission to more than one department. They should submit only 1 application form. 

Payment Mode: The candidates can deposit the requisite application fee by using net banking or debit/credit card facilities.

Note: They must write their Name, Department, Application number or GATE registration number and Email address on reverse side of the Demand Draft in pencil.

Also Check GATE Application Form

Documents Required

  1. Photo of the candidate (jpg | maximum size – 500 kb)
  2. Signature of the candidate (jpg | maximum size – 500 kb)
  3. UG all semester mark sheet (pdf format | single pdf | maximum size – 5 mb)
  4. UG degree certificate mark sheet (pdf format | single pdf | maximum size – 5 mb)
  5. PG all semester mark sheet (pdf format | single pdf | maximum size – 5 mb)
  6. GATE scorecard (pdf format | maximum size – 5 mb)
  7. Maths 10+2 mark sheet (pdf format | maximum size – 5 mb)
  8. Category Certificate (pdf format | maximum size – 5 mb)
  9.  PWD Certificate (pdf format | maximum size – 5 mb)
  10. Sponsorship Certificate (pdf format | maximum size – 5 mb)

Contact Details

PG Admissions Office
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee,
ROORKEE‐247 667 (Uttarakhand)
Telephone: (01332) 284010, 285875

IIT Roorkee M.Tech. Counselling

The students will be called for GATE Counselling Process as per the Merit by the Registration Number. This will be provided by IIT Roorkee to the Shortlisted candidates only. The registration number given in the list of Shortlisted Candidates is very important, therefore candidates must make a note of it.

TheImportant Dates regarding Counselling Process 2020 at IIT Roorkee for admission to M. Tech is given below:

EventsTentative Dates
Medical Examination for Persons with Different abilities (PD) Candidates by the Medical BoardJune 07, 2020
Interview/Written TestJune 08, 2020
Declaration of merit list after Interview/Written TestJune 09, 2020
Counselling for admissionJune 09, 2020 to June 11, 2020
Last date for Withdrawal of Admission OfferedJune 24, 2020
Display of first upgraded list including Waitlisted CandidatesJune 27, 2020
Display of second upgraded list including Waitlisted CandidatesJuly 04, 2020
Date of RegistrationJuly 14, 2020
Commencement of ClassesJuly 18, 2020
Final Counselling cum Registration of the Waitlisted Candidates in Merit for the vacant seats, if anyJuly 22, 2020

The candidates have to download the Call Letter to appear for Interview/Written test/Counselling process. The steps to download IIT Roorkee Call Letter 2020 are given below:

  1. The first step is to visit the official website of IIT Roorkee
  2. After that, a candidate has to click on the Login Tab
  3. Login using Username and Password
  4. Then Click on Downloads Tab
  5. Download the Call Letter

In case of any query, candidates can contact the Institute on Telephone numbers- 01332-285875 or 01332-284010. They can also email their queries at 


The candidates appearing for written test/interview/counselling for admission to M.Tech Course at IIT Roorkee can get a temporary unfurnished shared accommodation in student hostels. The candidates have to pay a nominal fee for accommodation which will be provided during June 8, 2020.The candidates have to pay accommodation fees in advance. They have to bring their Call Letter for verification at the time of written test/interview/counselling as no accommodation will be provided otherwise. 

Candidates can contact on below mentioned phone numbers for hostel accommodation:

Male Candidates:- Rajiv Bhawan- 1332-284484, 1332-285861

Female Candidates:- Sarojini Bhawan- 1332-285863; Kasturba Bhawan- 1332-285829

Declaration of Merit List

The merit list is declared individually for the departments after the interview and written Test which will be available on the official website. Once qualified, the candidates will have to attend the counselling and the deposit the applicable fees. The admission will stand provisional until all the required documents are submitted and accepted without any discrepancy.


The Candidates who have applied for GATE 2020 can go through the following table to check GATE cutoff for various IIT institutes.

IIT MadrasClick Here
IIT DelhiClick Here
IIT KanpurClick Here
IIT GuwahatiClick Here
IIT BombayClick Here
IIT KharagpurClick Here
IIT GandhinagarClick Here
IIT BHU Click Here
IIT JodhpurClick Here
IIT HyderabadClick Here
IIT PatnaClick Here
IIT MandiClick Here
IISC BangaloreClick Here




my gate socre is 428 nd am belong to SC. any chance for IIT Rorkee?

11 Jun, 2018 13:22
Akansha Expert

Hi Surmesh, You will get the information through this link for the Cut off for GATE 2018.

11 Jun, 2018 14:51
neha sharma

Is this cutoff till final round?

01 Jun, 2018 20:37
Garima Bansal

Hi Neha, Yes This cutoff is till final round

07 Jun, 2018 18:05

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