INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI

GUWAHATI – 781039, INDIA

 

Admission to MTech and MDes Programmes to start from July 2012

 

 

Programmes(MTech/MDes)

Eligibility ( MTech, MDes)     

Sponsored/Part Time     

Financial Support  

 

 

Application Procedure     

 

 

 

Applications are invited for admission to the Master of Technology (MTech) and Master of Design (MDes) programmes starting in July 2012. The departments and areas in which these programmes will be offered are:

 

MTech and MDes Programmes

Departments

Specializations

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering

 

Computer Science and Engineering

 

Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Engineering

 

(i) Signal Processing, (ii) VLSI, (III) Communications Engineering, and (iv) Applied Control.

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

 

(i) Fluids and Thermal Engineering, (ii) Machine Design,  (iii) Computer Assisted Manufacturing, and (iv) Computational Mechanics.

 

Dept. of Civil Engineering

 

((i) Structural Engineering, (ii) Geotechnical Engineering, (iii) Water Resources Engineering and Management, (iv) Environmental Engineering, (v) Transportation Systems Engineering and (vi) Infrastructure Engineering and Management

 

Dept. of Chemical Engineering

(i) Petroleum Science and Technology, and (ii) Material Science and Technology

 

Dept. of Biotechnology

Biotechnology

 

 

Dept. of Design (MDes programme)

 

Design (With focus on Product Design and Development; Ergonomics; Usability Engineering including Human Computer Interaction (HCI); Communication Design).

 

 

 

Categories of MTech/MDes Students 

 

The Institute admits MTech/MDes students under the following categories:

 

 

i)   REGULAR (FULL -TIME)

These are students who work full-time for their MTech/MDes degrees and receive assistantships from the Institute or fellowship from any other recognised funding agency.

 

 

ii)  SPONSORED (FULL-TIME)

A candidate in this category is sponsored by a recognised R&D organisation, academic institution, governmental organisation or industry for doing MTech/MDes in the Institute on a full-time basis.  The applicant must be a regular employee of his/her organisation with at least two years of experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.  He/She will not receive any financial support from the Institute.  Sponsorship letter (Form I) must be attached with the application.

 

 

iii)  PART-TIME

This category refers to candidates who are professionally employed personnel (including the staff of IIT Guwahati), who can attend classes at the Institute while employed.  These candidates should be able to attend regular classes as per the schedule of the Institute. The applicant must be a regular employee of a recognized organisation with at least two years of experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought. No financial assistance will be provided by the Institute to such students. A No Objection Certificate from the Head of the Institution/ Organisation in which he/she is employed (Form II) must be enclosed at the time of application.

 

 

iv)   PROJECT STAFF

This category refers to candidates who are presently working on sponsored projects in the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.  The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year. This category of students may be registered on a full-time or part-time basis. No Objection Certificate (Form III) must be attached with the application.

 

Note:  The word `Form’ used under this section refers to the forms as specified in the Application Form for Admission to

            MTech/MDes Programmes.

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Eligibility Criteria For Admission Into MTech Programme

 

 

Minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks or First Class in the qualifying degree, fulfilling specific requirements for different disciplines, as indicated below:

 

 

   Note:     (a)     All regular category candidates (except those having BTech degrees from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 7.0) must possess a valid score of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). For eligibility for financial assistance for regular category candidates, please see the section “Financial Support” below.

 

 

(b)       Minimum experience required for Sponsored (Full-time), Self-Financed, and Part-Time categories of candidates, have also been indicated below.

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Science & Engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent in an appropriate area or MSc (Computer Science/Information Technology) or MCA from a recognized Institution and a valid GATE score in CS.

 

Electronics & Electrical Engineering

     Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/ Electronics Engineering or Equivalent or MSc(Electronics) and a valid GATE score in EC/EE

 

Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology in an appropriate area and a valid GATE score in:

(a)   `ME’ for the specializations of (i) Fluids and Thermal Engineering, and (ii) Machine Design; and

(b)   `ME’ or `PI’  for the specialization of “Computer Assisted Manufacturing” only; and

(c)    `ME’ or ` Aerospace Eng.for the specialization of “Computational Mechanics” only.

 

Civil Engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology in an appropriate area and a valid GATE score in:

(a)   `CE’  for the specializations of (i) Structural Engineering,     (ii) Geotechnical Engineering, (iii) Environmental Engineering, (iv) Transportation Systems Engineering;

(b)   `CE’ or `AR’  for the specialization of “Infrastructure Engineering and Management”; and

(c)    `CE’ or `AG’ for the specialization of “Water Resources Engineering and Management” only.

 

Chemical Engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology in an appropriate area (having Mass Transfer, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Reaction Engineering, and Process Control, as subjects in undergraduate programme) and a valid GATE score in Chemical Engineering.

 

 

Biotechnology

Master’s degree in Science or 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with biology or related subjects as one of the papers at the 10+2 level or later, along with a valid GATE score in related disciplines.  

Eligibility Criteria For Admission Into MDes Programme

 

Minimum CPI of 6.0 or 55% of marks in the qualifying degree/diploma as indicated below:

 

   Note:     (a)     All regular category candidates (except those having BTech/BDes degrees from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 7.0) must possess a valid score of all India Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED). For eligibility for financial assistance for regular category candidates, please see the section “Financial Support” below.

 

(b)       Minimum experience required for Sponsored (Full-time), Self-Financed, and Part-Time categories of candidates, have been indicated below.

 

1)   4-year Bachelors’ degree or equivalent in Design, Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design or a Design related field.

OR

 

4-year Professional Diploma in Design of NID or Professional Diploma of CEPT (5-year programme)

 

 

MININMUM EXPERIENCE FOR SPONSORED FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME CATEGORIES OF APPLICANTS FOR MTECH/MDES PROGRAMME

 

1.   Candidate in Sponsored Full-Time and Part-time categories must be a regular employee of the sponsoring   
        organization with at least 2(two) years of professional experience in the respective field.

 

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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 17-07-2012. If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by            31-08-2012. Further, they must fulfill the minimum requirements of marks/CPI, and other conditions like valid GATE score/CEED score (as may be applicable) etc., as mentioned under eligibility criteria for respective programmes. Failure to fulfill any of these requirements, shall automatically result in cancellation of admission.

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Relaxation for SC/ST/PD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PD  applicants.

 

Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC(Non-creamy layer) and PD categories: As per Govt. of India rules. OBC(Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per format indicated below.  

 

 

 

 

Financial Support

(For regular students, who are Indian nationals)

 

1.   Assistantships are provided to regular students (Indian nationals) at the rate of Rs.8,000/- per month, with valid and qualifying GATE score above the prescribed cut off level for MTech programme; and valid CEED score for MDes programme . GATE/CEED score requirement is exempted for students with Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0.

 

2. Assistantships from external funding organizations will be available as per terms and conditions of the concerned
     funding organizations.

 

3. Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or from any other funding agencies, are required to     
     perform academic duties as per prevailing norms.

 

4. The continuation of the assistantship is subject to satisfactory performance of the assigned duties and
      satisfactory progress of the student in the MTech/MDes Programme.

 

5.  Financial assistantship will be for a maximum period of 2(two) years.

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Application Procedure

  

First Step

 

Please get a print-out of the `Guidelines for Filling-up Online Application Form’, by visiting the concerned website given below.

 

Second Step

 

Please keep ready with you:

 

(i)   a copy of your recent coloured photograph of size 4.5 cm. x 3.5 cm. (If possible, you may like to keep scanned copy of one such photograph, for direct uploading in to the Online Application Form. Otherwise you can also fix the photograph manually on the print-out of the Online Application Form later. Please also go through the instruction indicated against Fifth Step, Point (c) below);

 

(ii)  attested copy of your Date of Birth Certificate (if DoB is not mentioned in your Class X/XII Pass Certificate/Mark Sheet);

 

(iii)  if applicable, attested copy of your caste Certificate (Please note that OBC (Non-creamy Layer Certificate will have to be as per format prescribed below);

 

(iv)   if applicable, attested copy of your `PD’ Certificate;

 

(v) if applicable, the appropriate Form in original relating to candidate’s Category [Sponsored (Full-Time)/ IITG’s Project Staff/ Part-Time - as per format prescribed below;

 

(vi) attested copies of Pass Certificates and Mark Sheets (Mark Sheets should be complete for all semesters/years) of your educational qualifications (from Class X onwards);

 

(vii) as may be applicable, attested copy of your GATE/CEED Score Card*;

 

(viii) if applicable, attested copy of Certificates relating to your  professional experience etc..

 

(ix) Please note that DEMAND DRAFT will be required for a candidate only and only if he/she is called to appear in Written Test and/or Interview.

 

As such, if a candidate is shortlisted and called** to appear in Written Test and/or Interview, he/she should immediately arrange a Demand Draft for Rs.150/- (Rs.75/- for SC/ST/PD candidates), from any nationalized bank, in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI, payable at Guwahati.

 

Such a candidate, on the day of the Written Test and/or Interview, will have to submit the original Demand Draft, along with other documents listed above, in the department in which he/she is applying for admission. 

 

Note:   *  If the candidate has not received original GATE/CEED Score Card, he/she will have to download the same (or proof of qualifying in the  same) from the concerned website, and enclose it with the print-out of his/her filled-up and signed Online Application Form.

 

 **  Instead of waiting to receive the call letter, you may keep on visiting and seeing the updates in the website of the department in which you are applying for admission.

 

Third Step

 

Please:

 

(i) enter in to the zone of Online Application Form by visiting the concerned website given below; and

 

(ii) fill-up the Online Application Form (by taking help of the Guidelines);

 

Fourth Step

 

Please:

 

(a) take a print-out of your filled-up Online Application Form; and

 

(b) also keep a copy of your Filled-up Online Application Form saved in your computer or a

     CD (if the computer does not belong to you) for your future reference.

Fifth Step

After getting the print-out of your Online Application Form, you may:

 

(a)  affix your passport-size photograph at the assigned portion of the print-out of your filled-up Online Application Form;

 

(b)  put your signature with date on the print-out of your filled-up Online Application Form; and

 

(c)   enclose attested copies of all relevant documents (as suggested under `Second Step’ above), with the print-out of your signed and filled-up Online Application Form@; 

 

 

Note: @    Please note that, only and only if you are called to appear in Written Test and/or Interview, you will be required to submit (i) all these documents (including your signed and filled-up Online Application Form), PLUS (ii) the required Demand Draft in original [as explained at point (ix) under `Second Step’], in the department in which you are applying for admission.   .

 

Further, if you are intending to apply for admission to programmes of more than one department, you will be required to follow the entire process completely separately for each of the concerned departments.

 

 

 

 

Guideline for filling-up Online Application Form

For downloading/taking print-outs of the Guideline, please visit our website given below:

  https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/mtechmdes/downloads/guideline_mtech_mdes.pdf

 

 

Online Application Form

For getting access and filling-up Online Application Form, please visit our website given below:

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/mtechmdes  

 

 

 

Formats for Certificates (As may be applicable)

For downloading/taking print-outs of the required certificate formats (as may be applicable for you), please visit our website given below:

 

 Format for Certificate

 

OBC (Non-creamy Layer)

 

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/mtechmdes/downloads/OBC_Certificate_Format_IITG-2012.pdf 

 

Format for Candidate’s Category Certificate

Form I - for Sponsored        (Full-Time)

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/mtechmdes/downloads/MTECH-MDES_Sponsored_Full_Time.pdf

 

 

Form II - for Part-Time

 

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/mtechmdes/downloads/MTECH-MDES_Part_Time.pdf

 

 

Form III –for IITG’s Project Staff

 

https://auto.iitg.ernet.in/mtechmdes/downloads/MTECH-MDES_IITGs_Project_Staff.pdf

 

 

Selection

 

The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview/portfolio review, if required, based on performance in GATE/CEED, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc.

 

Legal Jurisdiction

 

The Courts at Guwahati alone shall have the jurisdiction to settle and decide all matters and disputes related to the above referred admission process, as IIT Guwahati is the organizing Institute. 

Starting of online application process from 10.00 a.m. of 19 March 2012 onwards.

Closing of online application process by 5.00 p.m. of  23 April 2012

 

 

ADVT. NO. ACAD/ Admissions/01/2012

Note : The above information is not the complete set of  Rules & Regulations for the MTech and MDes programmes of IIT Guwahati.