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

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

Chennai, Tamil Nadu AICTE Estd 1959 Central University
Updated On - May 15th 2018 by VAISHALI CHAUHAN

IIT Madras Admission 2018: Eligibility, Important Dates, Cutoff

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.

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Indian Institute of Technology Highlights

Name of the InstituteIndian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
Institute typeCentral government
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance-based
Entrance ExamJEE Main and JEE Advanced: B.Tech
GATE: M.Tech
JAM: M.Sc
Humanities & Social Science Entrance Exam (HSEE): M.A
Entrance Exam Date

JEE Main (Online) – April 15 & 16, 2018

JEE Main (Offline) – April 8, 2018

GATE – February 03, 04, 10 and 11, 2018

JAM - February 11, 2018

CounsellingNational level
Orientation ProgramJuly 30, 2018

IIT Madras Admission Schedule

For Ph.D. and MS Program:

EventStart DateEnd Date
RegistrationMarch 01, 2018March 31, 2018
Interview or written TestMay 01, 2018May 11, 2018
Merit list of selected candidates appear on the websiteMay 25, 2018
Last Date for issue admission letter to candidate by department/ Academic SessionJuly 09, 2018
OrientationJuly 10, 2018
Photo Session and Data EntryJuly 11, 2018

IIT Madras B.Tech Admission 2018

IIT Madras offers a 4-year B.Tech in 10 specializations. The minimum eligibility of B.Tech is candidates must have completed 10+2 from the recognized board.

B.Tech seats will be allotted on the basis of JEE Main and JEE Advanced score followed by counselling i.e. JoSAA.

    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

    Key Points:

    • JEE Main is conducted 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 are 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.

    IIT Madras M.Tech, M.Sc & M.A Admission 2018

    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
    Integrated 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 Engineering
    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

    Key Points:

    • 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.

    IIT Madras M.S (By Research) and Ph.D. Admission 2018

    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

    Key Points:

    • 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.

    IIT Madras Application Procedure 2018

    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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