M.Tech by Research Program at IIT Patna: Apply by May 10 (Extended): Expired


Applications are invited for admission to the Master of Technology by Research (M.Tech by Research) programs starting in July 2020 under the following categories:

  • Project Staff: This category refers to a student who is working on a sponsored project in the Institute and is admitted then to M.Tech by Research Program to work on a full-time or part-time basis.
  • Sponsored: A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing M.Tech by Research in the Institute on a full-time basis.
  • Part-Time: A student in this category is a professionally employed person (including the staff of IIT Patna), who pursues the M.Tech by Research Program while continuing the duties of his/her service.
  1. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (For Part-time and Sponsored category)
  2. Computer Science & EngineeringSystem (For Project–staff and Part-time category)
  3. Earthquake Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, StructuralEngineering (For Part-time /Sponsored category)
  4. Power System Engineering and Control System ( For Part-time /Sponsored category)
  1. B.Tech./B.E. degree or equivalent in Chemical, Biochemical Engineering and allied with valid GATE score in CH/BT/MT/PE/TF/XE or,
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology / MSc /MCA or equivalent professional degrees (AMIE, etc) with valid GATE score in CS only or,
  3. B.Tech/B.E. degree or equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction Engineering with two years of experience or,
  4. B.E/B.Tech in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or AMIE or equivalent degree with two years of experience/working experience.
Selection Procedure

Selection is based on performance in GATE and Personal Interview of short-listed candidates. Marks obtained in GATE and in the personal interview will have 70% and 30% weightage respectively. The personal interview will be held to test the skills in basic science, engineering, and relevant areas.

Personal interviews will be conducted at IIT Patna. For sponsored/ Part-time applicants, the GATE score is not mandatory. Selection of sponsored/ Part-time applicants candidates is based on performance in Written Test and/or Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.

  • Project staff category: Assistantship may be provided to students in the project staff category as per the norms of the project funding agency.
  • Sponsored category: No financial support
  • Part-time category: No financial support
How to Apply?
  1. The application fee of Rs. 300/- for General/OBC/EWS (Male) candidates and Rs. 150/- for SC/ST/PwD/Female (all categories) candidates, must be submitted online through SBI Collect.
  2. 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 enclosed along with the application form.
  3. To download the application form, click here.
  4. The candidates are required to send application duly signed along with self-attested copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to the highest degree obtained/appeared), caste certificate (if applicable), GATE /Relevant certificate, experience certificate, other testimonials (both sides) and printed e-receipt of online payment to the address: The Assistant Registrar (Academics), Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Kanpa Road, District – Patna, Bihar, PIN – 801106.
  5. The last date to apply online is May 10, 2020.
  6. The hardcopy of the application form should reach by May 10, 2020.

Phone Number: 0612-302-8240

Email ID: aracademic@iitp.ac.in

For further details, click here.

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