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Indian Institute of Technology Madras - [IITM], Chennai - Admission Details 2018

Chennai, Tamil Nadu AICTE Estd 1959 Central University

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Admission 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras was established in 1959. IITM offers B.Tech, M.Tech. M.Sc, M.A and Ph.D. courses in various disciplines at UG, PG and Research level.

  • Admission to B.Tech program will be conducted on the basis of JEE Main score followed by counselling (JoSAA).
  • The candidates need to qualify both JEE Main as well as JEE Advanced for the final admission.
  • Admissions to M.Sc and M.Tech courses are based on candidate’s JAM and GATE ranking, respectively.
  • For M.A program, the admissions will be based on the Humanities & Social Science Entrance Exam (HSEE) score conducted by the institute.
  • For Ph.D. admissions, the candidates are admitted through entrance exam followed by the counselling at the institute’s level.

Indian Institute of Technology Highlights

Name of the InstituteIndian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
Institute typeCentral government
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance-based
Last Date to ApplyJanuary 16, 2017
Entrance ExamJEE Main and JEE Advanced: B.Tech
GATE: M.Tech
JAM: M.Sc
Humanities & Social Science Entrance Exam (HSEE): M.A
Entrance Exam DateApril 2, 2017: JEE Main
May 21, 2017: JEE Main
February 4 to February 11, 2017: GATE
June 4, 2017: JAM
April 16, 2017: HSEE
Result declarationApril 27, 2017: JEE Main
June 11, 2017: JEE Advanced
CounsellingNational level
Seat allotmentJune 19 to July 18, 2017: JEE
Orientation ProgramJuly 30, 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Admission Dates 2017

Course NameAdmission Start DateAdmission End Date
B.TechDecember 6, 2017January 16, 2018
M.ScApril 10, 2017May 17,2017
M.TechApril 3, 2017May 15, 2017
M.ADecember 15, 2017January 27, 2018
Ph.D.March 1, 2017April 2, 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras B.Tech Admission 2017

IIT Madras offers a 4-year B.Tech course on the basis of JEE Main and JEE Advanced score followed by counselling i.e. JoSAA. JEE Main is conducted in online as well as offline modes. Candidates can select the mode of the entrance while filling the application forms.

  • Relaxation of 10% marks will be given for SC/ST candidates in the qualifying examination.
  • The maximum attempts for JEE Main is 3 while for JEE Advanced it is 2.
  • The candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th. The candidates with 4 subjects at 10+2 level are not eligible to apply.
Course NameSpecializationEligibilitySelection Procedure
B.TechAerospace engineeringMinimum 75% marks in Higher Secondary Examination. There will be no preference of 10+2 marks for calculating the ranks in JEE Main.JEE Main and JEE Advanced score followed by counselling (JoSAA).
Biotechnology
Chemical engineering
Civil engineering
Computer science & Engineering
Ocean engineering
Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
Engineering design
Metallurgical and materials engineering

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras M.Tech, M.Sc & M.A Admission 2017

IITM, Madras offers M.Tech, M.Sc and M.A program in various specializations on the basis of good GATE, JAM and HSEE score followed by the National Level counselling.

It also offers a 5-year integrated M.A program in the disciplines of Development Studies and English language. Applications for all the PG courses have to be submitted online from the official website of IITM. The application fee is INR 400 for all the courses.

Course NameSpecializationEligibilitySelection Procedure
M.ADevelopmental studiesPassed 10+2 with 55% aggregate marksHSEE score
English Language
M.TechAerospacePassed Bachelor degree in relevant subject (B.E/ B.Tech) with at least 6.5 CGPA (on 10 point scale) or 60% marks. Relaxation of 5% for SC/ST/ PH candidates.GATE score followed by counselling.
Computational & Experimental Mechanics
Petroleum engineering
Biomedical engineering
Chemical
Geotechnical
Building Technology & Construction
Hydraulic & water resources
Environmental
Transportation
Structural
Computer Science & Engineering
Communication and signal processing
Power systems & power electronics
Microelectronics & VLSI Design
Control & Instrumentation
Microelectronics & Photonics
Integrated Circuits & Systems
Industrial Mathematics & scientific computing
Thermal Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Metallurgical and materials engineering
Ocean engineering
Functional materials
Catalysis Technology
Clinical engineering
M.ScChemistryBachelor degree in respective disciplines with at least 55% aggregate marks.On the basis of JAM score followed by counselling.
Mathematics
Physics

User Facts:

  • Candidates graduated from IITs with B.Tech degree and having CGPA of 7.5 or above for SC/ ST candidates and 8.0 and above for other category categories can apply directly for the M.Tech program without the GATE score.
  • The candidates will have to produce valid GATE score card and other relevant documents in original for verification.
  • One set of self-attested photocopy of all the required documents.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras M.S (By Research) & Ph.D. Admission 2017

Applications are invited for Ph.D. and M.S (by Research) programs under regular and part-time/ external schemes of IIT Madras.

For Ph.D. programs, a valid Score in UGC NET, CSIR NET or JRF is required while for MS (By Research) program a good score in GATE is mandatory. Candidates with B.E/ B.Tech degree can apply to pursue directly for Ph.D. (M.S+Ph.D.) in Engineering or Sciences after their Bachelor’s degree. Meritorious M.S scholars with CGPA>8.0 are eligible to upgrade to the Ph.D. program in the same department and will receive dual degree i.e. (M.S+Ph.D.) on completion of the program.

For Research courses in the field of Management, the candidates must have an MBA degree with a valid JRF or NET score. The application fee is INR 1000 for all the research programs offered by the institute.

Course NameSpecializationEligibilitySelection Procedure
M.S (By Research)EngineeringB.E/ B.Tech degree in the relevant disciplineGATE, CSIR-NET or UGC-NET score followed by an interview.
Management
Ph.D.EngineeringMaster or a dual degree in the relevant disciplines with the CGPA of 6.5 or above.
Humanities & Social Science
Management

User Facts:

  • Candidates with MFT (Major Field Test) are also eligible to apply for the M.S program.
  • The candidates who have obtained PG degree 10 years earlier. For such candidates selection will be performed on the basis of Written Test followed by an interview.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Application Procedure 2017

For Undergraduate courses, candidates can apply by following the given steps:

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main.
  2. Click on the apply link at home page.
  3. Register with a valid e-mail and mobile number.
  4. Download the information bulletin which will be available on the next page.
  5. Read all the instruction and click on “proceed” tab.
  6. Fill all the mandatory details.
  7. Upload the scanned copies of the documents: thumb impression, photograph and signature.
  8. The application fee of INR 1000 (INR 500 for Girls) can be paid through Debit/ Credit Cards or e-challan.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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Vivek VenkataramanBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering)Pursued Fifth Year 2017 - 2018
7.5
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Bad trip

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I wrote BITS and IITJEE. Opted for Mech at IIT Madras because thats what my rank fetched me. I would've opted for IIT Bombay or Delhi if I had gotten it. It is the general perception that these were the best colleges, so naturally I would opt for it!


7/10academic
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8/10food & accom
6/10placement
9/10social life
Niyas MuhammedBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Naval architecture & Ocean Engineering)Pursued Fourth Year 2017 - 2018
7.7
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Dream but someone else's

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IIT JEE AIR 12664, This was my best option, I chose the best college I could get in and I didn't care much about the course.


8/10academic
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Bhupendra SinghMaster of Technology [M.Tech] (Biotechnology)Pursued Fifth Year 2017 - 2018
8.0
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Best Engineering College

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I took IIT JEE 2013 exam, in which I got 167 marks. Ya I opt for this college because it is one among the old IITs.


9/10academic
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P. Vikram KumarMaster of Science (M.S) (Electrical Engineering)Batch : 2009
8.2
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Why to join IIT

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I joined IIT by writing GATE. I got 95.46 percentile. Opted for IIT Chennai as it is said to be a premier institute and I had good opinion about it.


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V Sai TejaBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical Engineering)Batch : 2017
9.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

A Home of many experiences

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I took JEE Mains, scored 297/360 to get qualified for JEE Advanced in which again, I secured an AIR 509. I opted IITM for its reputation in Electricl Engineering and research oriented curriculum.


10/10academic
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Pavan DugyalaMaster of Technology [M.Tech] (Electrical Engineering)Batch : 2011
7.3
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I took GATE-2009 exam for entrance in to Post Graduate program in IIT Madras while studying B.Tech itself. After declaration of results we will have to fill up application forms various IITs seperately. Then you will be called for Interview (may be removed) now.


8/10academic
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Sonu Kumar B. TechPursued 3rd year 2017 - 2018
8.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Journey through IITs

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I took the IIT JEE exam, scored around 180 marks. I chose IIT Madras as the college because The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, is among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research.There was no specific interview for admission, but just a registration procedure.


8/10academic
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Michael Steve P JBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Naval architecture & Ocean Engineering)Pursued 2nd year 2017 - 2018
9.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Awesome College

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I took the IIT JEE exam, scored around 150 marks. I chose IIT Madras as the college because it is the best college on India. There was no specific interview for admission, but just a registration procedure.


10/10academic
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SravikaBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology)Batch : 2015
8.3
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I took IIT JEE and AIEEE. I Scored 1046 rank in category and got into IIT Chennai. I took Biotechnology Branch. I had few other options in IIT Delhi and Kharagpur. But my parents wouldn't send me that far and Chennai is near from my place (Andhra Pradesh).


9/10academic
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Ashutosh Kumar VermaBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering)Batch : 2016
8.7
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Awesome Startup experience and Innovation at IITM.

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I took JEE in 2012. My Score was not good but i Got B.Tech in Chemical engineering by My OBC reservation. Opening and closing Rank(AIR) for general was 1300 and 1700 respectively.


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