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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur

The motto of IIT Kharagpur is "Yoga Karmashu Kaushalam”. The motto literally translates to "Excellence in action is Yoga" essentially implying that doing your work well is (true) yoga.

The Institute thrives to life of every citizen of the country and to be acknowledged as the best in the world. The institute makes every effort to focus towards national interest.

Courses at IIT Kharagpur

M.Tech Courses

  • Advanced Technology Development Centre
    List of specialization in Advanced Technology Development Centre in IIT Kharagpur:
    Embedded Systems and Software
  • Aerospace Engineering
    List of specialization in Aerospace Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Food Engineering
    List of specialization in Agricultural and Food Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Farm Machinery and Power
    Land and Water Resources Engineering
    Food Process Engineering
    Agricultural Biotechnology
    Aquacultural Engineering
    Agricultural Systems and Management
  • Architecture and Regional Planning
    List of specialization in Architecture and Regional Planning in IIT Kharagpur:
    City Planning
  • Biotechnology
    List of specialization in Biotechnology in IIT Kharagpur:
    Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
    List of specialization in Chemical Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
    List of specialization in Civil Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
    Transportation Engineering
    Environmental Engineering and Management
    Geotechnical Engineering
    Structural Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
    List of specialization in Computer Science and Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Computer Science and Engineering
  • Cryogenic Engineering
    List of specialization in Cryogenic Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Cryogenic Engineering
  • Educational Technology
    List of specialization in Educational Technology in IIT Kharagpur:
    Multimedia Information Processing
  • Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
    List of specialization in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Microelectronics and VLSI Design
    RF and Microwave Engineering
    Telecommunication Systems Engineering
    Visual Information and Embedded Systems Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
    List of specialization in Electrical Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Machine Drives and Power Electronics
    Control System Engineering
    Power and Energy Systems
    Instrumentation and Signal Processing
  • Geology and Geophysics
    List of specialization in Geology and Geophysics in IIT Kharagpur:
    Exploration Geosciences
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
    List of specialization in Industrial and Systems Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Information Technology
    List of specialization in Information Technology in IIT Kharagpur:
    Information Technology
  • Infrastructure Design and Management
    List of specialization in Infrastructure Design and Management in IIT Kharagpur:
    Infrastructure Design and Management
  • Mathematics
    List of specialization in Mathematics in IIT Kharagpur:
    Computer Science and Data Processing
  • Materials Science
    List of specialization in Materials Science in IIT Kharagpur:
    Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
    List of specialization in Mechanical Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Manufacturing Science and Engineering
    Thermal Science and Engineering
    Mechanical Systems Design
  • Medical Science and Technology
    List of specialization in Medical Science and Technology in IIT Kharagpur:
    Medical Imaging and Informatics
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
    List of specialization in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
    List of specialization in Mining Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
    List of specialization in Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture in IIT Kharagpur:
    Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Ocean, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences
    List of specialization in Ocean, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences in IIT Kharagpur:
    Earth System Science and Technology
  • Physics
    List of specialization in Physics in IIT Kharagpur:
    Solid State Technology
  • Reliability Engineering
    List of specialization in Reliability Engineering in IIT Kharagpur:
    Reliability Engineering
  • Rubber Technology
    List of specialization in Rubber Technology in IIT Kharagpur:
    Rubber Technology
  • School of Water Resources
    List of specialization in School of Water Resources in IIT Kharagpur:
    Water Engineering and Management

Selection Procedure

  • For some streams admission will be only on basis of GATE score.
  • For some streams admission criteria will include GATE score and interview.
  • The GATE requirement is waived for B.Tech. graduates from IITs with an overall CGPA more than 8.0 on 10 point.
  • Note: For specializations where admission is based on both GATE score and interview, a candidate who fails to appear for the personal interview will not be considered for admission.

Important Notification

Notification Month
Commencement of online Application form submission March
Last date for submission of online Application Form April
Last date for receipt of completed Application Form at the GATE office by speed Post April
Personal Interviews May
Web-release of first list of selected candidates May

Points to be Noted for Admission in IIT Kharagpur

  • All the candidates with BE/B.Tech in Engineering disciplines need to have a valid GATE score for any of the M.Tech course.
  • Those students who are in the final year of their qualifying examination and awaiting results are also eligible to apply. However, they should have completed all the requirements for the award of their qualifying degree.
  • Application form is available online only; information brochure is available on website www.iitkgp.ac.in
  • While filling the online application you have to provide your preference for department as per your requirement.
  • If the course to which an applicant is offered admission does not eventually run for any reason, the applicant will be offered admission to some other suitable course depending upon the GATE score, interview marks (if applicable) and options entered in the application.
  • An applicant admitted to a post-graduate programme with assistantship will not be eligible for admission with assistantship in any other programme at this institute or any other Institution on the basis of the same GATE scorecard.
  • Candidates who are given provisional admission are eligible for a scholarship only on regularization of admission (on production of the required documents). They will be paid a scholarship with retrospective effect, i.e., from the date of joining.

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