IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2022: Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

IIT Patna M.Tech Admission

IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2022  – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna invites applications for admission to Master of Technology (M.Tech) Programs  for the academic session 2022-23 starting in July 2022.

Check full details on IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2022 below here.

IIT Patna M.Tech Specialization

  • Mechatronics
  • Mathematics and Computing
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Communication System Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • VLSI & Embedded Systems
  • Power and Control
  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering

Categories of M.Tech. Students

The Institute admits M.Tech. students under the following categories:

  • Regular (Full –Time)
  • Sponsored (Full –Time)
  • Project Staff
  • Part-Time

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2022

For Regular & Full Time

  • The programme is open to candidates of all categories with Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology / M Sc or equivalent professional degrees (AMIE, etc.) and having a valid GATE score.
  • All regular category candidates (except those having B.Tech. degrees from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 8.0) must be GATE qualified with valid GATE score.
  • Candidates seeking admission to M.Tech. Programme of the Institute shall have to possess a minimum of 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) for General/OBC/EWS categories and 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale) for SC/ST categories in the final qualifying examination.
  • All selected candidates have to produce the certificate with regard to the marks secured in the final qualifying examination by 31-10-2022.
  • Candidates should note that if both CPI/CGPA and percentage are indicated in transcript/marksheet of the qualifying degree then only CPI/CGPA shall be taken into account for determining eligibility.

Reservation

  • Reservation of Seats is as per Govt. of India rules. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to produce certificate and self-declaration statement, whenever required before admission, as per prescribed formats indicated at Annexure- I and II available in the website.

Additional Conditions for Candidates Still To Appear In Qualifying Examinations

  • Candidates still to appear in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before date of registration to M.Tech programme at IIT Patna in July 2022.
  • If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by 31-10-2022.
  • Further, they must fulfill the minimum requirements of marks/CGPA/CPI, and other conditions like valid GATE score etc., as mentioned under eligibility criteria for respective programmes. Failure to fulfill any of these requirements, shall automatically result in cancellation of admission.

The Eligibility and the GATE Papers for the M.Tech. Programmes

M.Tech ProgrammeEligibility Criteria
MechatronicsB.Tech./B.E. degree in Mechanical / Production /Aerospace/ Electrical/ Electronics & Communication/ Instrumentation Engineering or MSc in Electronics and Instrumentation and valid GATE score in ME, PI, AE, EE, EC, IN, PH, XE .
Mathematics and ComputingM.Sc. in Mathematics/Statistics/Mathematics & Computing or Equivalent or B.Tech./B.E. degree in Computer Science/IT/ECE/Aerospace Engineering/Maths & Computing or Equivalent and a valid GATE score in MA, CS, EC.
Computer Science & EngineeringB.Tech./B.E. degree in Computer Science/Information Technology and a valid GATE score in CS.
Communication System EngineeringB.Tech./B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering/Electronics & Communication and a valid GATE score in EC.
Mechanical EngineeringB.Tech./B.E. in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Automobile, Production, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering and a valid GATE score in AE, ME and PI.
Civil EngineeringB.Tech/B.E. degree or equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction Engineering with valid GATE score in CE
Materials Science & EngineeringB.Tech./B.E. degree in Metallurgy, Ceramic, Polymer Science /Technology, Plastics Science/Technology, Rubber Science/Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering/Technology, Nanotechnology, Materials Science/ Engineering OR MSc./Equivalent in Physics, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Polymer Science/Technology, Plastics Science/Technology , Rubber Science, Chemical Engineering/Technology, Nanotechnology, Materials Science/ Engineering. All candidates must have valid GATE score in one of these GATE paper codes MT, CH, ME, PH, CY and XE (only candidates who opted for either Materials Science or Polymer Science and Engineering section).
VLSI & Embedded SystemsB.Tech./B.E./B.Sc.(Engineering) degree in Electrical/Electronics/Communication/Instrumentations Engineering/Computer Science & Engineering with Valid GATE score in one of EE,EC,IN,CS discipline. OR M.Sc. (Physics/Electronics) with valid GATE score in EC, IN.
Power and ControlB.Tech in Electrical/Electrical and Electronics/Control and Instrumentation Engineering with a valid GATE score in EE, IN
Structural EngineeringB.Tech/B.E. degree or equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction Engineering with valid GATE score in CE
Geotechnical EngineeringB.Tech/B.E. degree or equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction Engineering with valid GATE score in CE

For Sponsored

  • An applicant employed in an industry or any other recognized organization/institution with at least two years of experience is eligible for admission to the M.Tech. programmes provided the applicant is sponsored by the employer. Marks/CGPA/CPI criteria in the final qualifying exam will be same as prescribed for regular & full time category.
  • For sponsored applicants, GATE score is not mandatory and they are not eligible for assistantship.
  • Candidate applying for Sponsored Full-Time categories must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least 2(two) years of professional experience in the respective field.
  • Selection of these candidates is based on performance in Written Test and/or Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.
  • Such applicants must keep ready duly endorsed NOC before the last date of application and produce it whenever required in the prescribed format: Form I, available in website

For Project Staff

  • Candidate should be working on a sponsored project in the Institute. The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year. If the project gets completed before the student completes his/her M.Tech Program, his/her category will be converted to self-financed Category. Marks/CGPA/CPI criteria in the final qualifying exam will be same as prescribed for regular & full time category.
  • GATE score is not mandatory.
  • Selection of these candidates is based on performance in Written Test and/or Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.
  • Such applicants must keep ready duly endorsed NOC from Dean/ Associate Dean (R&D), IIT Patna before the last date of application and produce it whenever required in the prescribed format: Form II, available in website

For Part-Time

  • A student in this category is a professionally employed person (including the staff of IIT Patna), who pursues the M.Tech Program, while continuing the duties of his/her service.
  • The Institute does not provide any assistantship to such a student. Marks/CGPA/CPI criteria in the final qualifying exam will be same as prescribed for regular & full time category.
  • GATE score is not mandatory.
  • Selection of these candidates is based on performance in Written Test and/or Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.
  • Such applicants must keep ready duly endorsed NOC from employer before the last date of application and produce it whenever required in the prescribed format: Form III, available in website.

IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2022 Important Dates

EventDate
Start Date of Online Application29 March 2022
Last Date of Online Application20 April 2022

IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online through the official website https://www.iitp.ac.in/
  • The candidates applying for Regular and full time category (except Bachelor’s degree holders from an Indian Institute of Technology with minimum CPI of 8.0.) must fill in GATE Registration number and COAP Registration number correctly in the online application. Failing this, the application is liable to be rejected.
  • After the payment, a reference/journal number will be generated, which must be mentioned in the application form and the printed e-receipt of payment must be preserved. Application, without fee, shall be summarily rejected.
  • Link for application: https://www.iitp.ac.in/mtech_admission/mtech/mtech_form
  • After successful online application, candidates shall receive application details to the registered email address.
  • Please read the complete advertisement very carefully before applying online. Mistakes must be avoided. To avoid internet congestion, candidates are advised not to wait for the last date of application.
  • Candidates, applying for more than one specialization, must submit a separate application with separate application fee.
  • The candidates are NOT required to send any document through post at present. The self attested copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared), caste certificate (if applicable), GATE/Relevant certificate, experience certificate, other testimonials, (both sides)and printed e-receipt of online payment must be produced whenever required, failing which the candidature is liable to be rejected.

Application Fee

CategoryMaleFemale
For GEN/EWS/OBC-NCL candidatesRs. 300/-Rs. 150/-
For SC/ST/PwD candidatesRs. 150/-Rs. 150/-
Mode of PaymentOnline through SBI CollectOnline through SBI Collect

Selection Procedure

The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates, based on performance in GATE, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc and merely fulfilling minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee selection.

Selection Criteria

  • For Regular & Full Time – Selection is based on performance in GATE for Regular and Full time category this year.
  • For Sponsored – Selection of these candidates is based on performance in Written Test and/or Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.
  • For Project Staff  – Selection of these candidates is based on performance in Written Test and/or Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.
  • For Part-Time  – Selection of these candidates is based on performance in Written Test and/or Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.

Financial Support

Regular & Full Time

  • Assistantships are provided to regular students (Indian nationals) at the rate of Rs.12,400/- per month, with valid and qualifying GATE score above the prescribed cut off level for M.Tech. programme . GATE score requirement is exempted for students with Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0.
  • Assistantships from external funding organizations will be available as per terms and conditions of the concerned funding organizations.
  • Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or from any other funding agencies are required to perform academic duties as per prevailing norms.
  • The continuation of the assistantship is subject to satisfactory performance of the assigned duties and satisfactory progress of the student in the M.Tech. programme.
  • Financial assistantship will be for a maximum period of 2(two) years (till the completion of end semester examination of second year).

Project staff category

  • Assistantship may be provided to students in project staff category as per the norms of the project funding agency. No assistantship will be provided from the institute.  

Sponsored category and Part-time category

  • No assistantship will be provided to the students of Sponsored category and Part-time category.

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
IIT Patna MTech Application PortalClick Here
IIT Patna WebsiteClick Here