Indian Institute of Technology(IIT)-Patna M.Tech admissions July 2021


Are you looking for admission to an M.Tech programme at a reputed institute? Indian Institute of Technology, Patna (IITP) is accepting online applications from eligible candidates for admission to the M.Tech programme-2021. Read this article to know the details like courses offered, eligibility criteria, application and selection procedure, etc.

About IIT Patna

Indian Institute of Technology, Patna was started in 2008 and is well-known for excellence in education and research. It offers B.Tech, M.Tech, MSc and PhD programmes. Currently, IIT Patna has released an official advertisement (Advt. No. IITP/ACAD/M.Tech/2021/01) and is inviting applications from eligible candidates for admission to the M.Tech programme starting from July 2021.

Categories of M.Tech students

IIT-Patna follows admissions to the M.Tech students in four categories. The details of categories are mentioned below.

Regular & Full-time: These students will be full-time /regular students at the institute. They will also get institute assistantship or funding from any other funding agency.

Sponsored & Full-time: The candidates who are already in regular employment with two years of experience and have sponsorship from any academic institution, R&D organization, government organization, or any industry. He/she will also be a full-time M.Tech student. No financial support will be provided by the institute to such students.

Project Staff (full-time or part-time): The students who are working on a sponsored project at IIT Patna are also eligible to apply for admission in the M.Tech programme as full-time or part-time students. However, their remaining project duration should be at least one year at the time of admission. After completion of the project, their category will be converted to a self-financed Category.

Part-time: Professionally employed persons including IIT Patna staff can also join the M.Tech programme with the duties of his/her service. However, they will not be eligible for any assistantship or financial support.

Details of M.Tech Programmes

Department of Mechanical Engineering jointly with Department of Electrical Engineering

Specialization: Mechatronics

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 19, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: The candidate must have a B.Tech or BE degree in Mechanical or Production or Aerospace or Electrical or Electronics & Communication or Instrumentation Engineering or MSc in Electronics and Instrumentation and valid GATE score in ME, PI, AE, EE, EC, IN, PH, XE.

Department of Mathematics jointly with Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Specialization: Mathematics and Computing

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 19, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: To be eligible for the M.Tech in Mathematics and Computing, the candidate must possess MSc in Mathematics or Statistics or Mathematics & Computing or Equivalent subject or B.Tech or BE degree in Computer Science/IT/ECE/Aerospace Engineering/Maths & Computing or Equivalent. Apart from this, they must have a valid GATE score in MA, CS, EC.

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Specialization: Computer Science & Engineering

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 25, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: The candidate must hold a B.Tech or BE degree in Computer Science or Information Technology. They must have a valid GATE score in Computer Science.

Department of Electrical Engineering

Specialization: Communication System Engineering

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 19, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: The candidate must have a B.Tech/BE degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics & Communication and a valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Specialization: Mechanical Engineering

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 25, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: The candidate must have a B.Tech or BE degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Automobile, Production, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering and a valid GATE score in AE, ME, and PI.

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Specialization: Civil Engineering

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 19, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: The candidate must possess a B.Tech or BE degree or equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction Engineering. They must have a valid GATE score in Civil Engineering.

Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Specialization: Materials Science & Engineering

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 18, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: The get admission in M.Tech Material Science & Engineering, the candidate must have a B.Tech or BE degree in Materials, Metallurgical & Materials, Chemical, Ceramics, Polymer or Rubber, Mechanical or MSc degree or equivalent in Physics, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry. They must have a valid GATE score in paper MT, CH, ME, XE (with Materials Science or Polymer Science and Engineering or Solid Mechanics or Thermodynamics)

Department of Electrical Engineering

Specialization: VLSI & Embedded Systems

Number of seats: Regular & Full time – 12, Sponsored & Full time – 03, Project Staff – 01, Part-Time – 01

Eligibility: The candidate must have a degree of B.Tech or BE or BSc (Engineering) degree in Electrical or Electronics or Communication or Instrumentations Engineering or Computer Science & Engineering or MSc (Physics or Electronics). They must have a valid GATE score in one of EE, EC, IN, CS or relevant disciplines.

Duration of the Program: The duration of the M.Tech programme will be two years duration. The session will start in July 2021.

Reservation Policy: Reservation as per Government of India norms.

Financial Assistance

At IIT Patna, students will receive financial support. They will get either institute assistantship or funding from any funding agency. Details of financial support are as follows:

A. Regular & Full-time Student Category: Regular students who will have a valid GATE score above the prescribed M.Tech programme cut-off, will get an assistantship at a rate of Rs.12,400/- per month. However, those students who have completed their Bachelor's degree from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 8.0 will be exempted from the requirement of a valid GATE score. External funding agencies will also provide assistantship to the students. The financial assistantship will be provided for a period of a maximum of 2 years i.e. till the completion of the 2nd year. The assistantship will be continued if their performance will be found satisfactory.

B. Project Staff Category: The project funding agency may provide assistantship to students in the project staff category as per the norms. However, they will not receive any assistantship from the institute.

C. Sponsored /Part-time Students Category: There will be no assistantship for the students of Sponsored category and Part-time category.

How to apply

The candidates who are desirous to join the M.Tech programme at IIT Patna must visit the official website of Indian Institute of Technology, Patna and read the instructions carefully before applying. After reading the admission guidelines, the candidates need to fill the application form available at https://iitp-mtechportal.netlify.app/

The candidates who are applying for more than one specialization must fill separate forms and submit the separate application fee. Candidates must note that the application form should be filled online only and no need to submit it through the post. The application form must be accompanied with the self-attested copies of required documents such as:
  • Copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared)
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • GATE/Relevant certificate
  • Experience certificate
  • Other testimonials
  • Printed e-receipt of online payment

Application fee

The candidates will have to pay an application fee that can be submitted through SBI Collect. The link for payment will be available on the online portal. The application fee is non-refundable. Filled-in applications without an application fee will be summarily rejected. The details of the application fee are given below:
  • For GEN/EWS/OBC-NCL Category Students: Rs 300/- (for male candidates), Rs 150/- (for female candidates)
  • For SC/ST/PwD Category Students: Rs 150/- (for male candidates), Rs 150/- (for female candidates)
A reference/journal number will be generated online after application fee payment, the candidate must note that and use it in future communication. Further, the printed e-receipt of payment must be preserved.

Selection procedure

IIT will shortlist the candidates based on their performance in GATE, academic grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc. After releasing the shortlisted names, the institute will invite only the shortlisted candidates for document verification. The final admission will be done for all the selected candidates who have successfully cleared the admission process of the institute.

Key dates

Commencement of online application: April 07, 2021
Closing date of online application: April 27, 2021

Contact details

Indian Institute of Technology Patna,
Bihta, Patna - 801106 (Bihar)

Helpline
Academic matter
Email: acadmtech@iitp.ac.in
Phone: 06115-233-240/697
Fee -payment/ SBI collect link
Email: arfa@iitp.ac.in
Phone: 06115-233-062
Official nsotification: https://www.iitp.ac.in/acad/files/Advertisement_M.Tech_july_21.pdf
Link for application: https://iitp-mtechportal.netlify.app/


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