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INDIANINSTITUTEOFTECHNOLOGYBOMBAY

InformationBrochure
M.Tech./M.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)
Admissions201415

CONTENTS
I. ImportantGuidelinesforM.Tech.Application
II.

ImportantDates

GENERAL

A.1 TheInstitute
A.2 Researchfacilities
A.3 StudentsAmenities
A.4 M.Tech.Programme
A.5 ApplicationCategoriesandFinancialSupport
A.6 FeesandDeposits(TableA.1Fees,Deposits&HostelRent)
A.7 GeneralEligibilityforM.Tech.Programme
(TableA.2SummaryofM.Tech.Programmes)
(TableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines)
A.8 Guidelinesforfillinguptheapplicationform
A.9 M.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)Programme
A.10 TerminationofStudentship
B

M.TECH.PROGRAMMES

B.1 AerospaceEngineering(AE)
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering]
Specialization:
Aerodynamics(AE1)
Dynamics&Control(AE2)*
AerospacePropulsion(AE3)
AerospaceStructure(AE4)
*NoadmissiontospecialisationDynamics&Control(AE2)fortheyear201415.

B.2 BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
[DepartmentofBiosciencesandBioengineering]
B.3 ChemicalEngineering(CH)
[DepartmentofChemicalEngineering]
B.4 CivilEngineering(CE)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
Specialization:
TransportationSystemsEngineering(CE1)
GeotechnicalEngineering(CE2)
WaterResourcesEngineering(CE3)
StructuralEngineering(CE4)
OceanEngineering(CE5)
RemoteSensing(CE6)
B.5 ComputerScienceandEngineering(CS)
[DepartmentofComputerScienceandEngineering]

B.6 EarthSciences(ES)
[DepartmentofEarthSciences]
Specialization:
Geoexploration(GS)
PetroleumGeoscience(PG)
B.7 ElectricalEngineering(EE)
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
Specialization:
CommunicationEngineering(EE1)
Control&Computing(EE2)
PowerElectronics&PowerSystems(EE3)
Microelectronics(EE4)
ElectronicSystems(EE5)
B.8 EnergySystemsEngineering(EN)
[DepartmentofEnergyScience&Engineering]
B.9 EnvironmentalScience&Engineering(EV)
[CentreforEnvironmentalScience&Engineering(CESE)]
B.10 Geoinformatics&NaturalResourcesEngineering)(GNR)
[CentreofStudiesinResourcesEngineering(CSRE)]
B.11 IndustrialEngineeringandOperationsResearch(IO)
[InterdisciplinaryGroupinIndustrialEngineeringandOperationsResearch(IE&OR)]
B.12 MechanicalEngineering(ME)
[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering]
Specialization:
Thermal&FluidsEngineering(ME1)
DesignEngineering(ME2)
ManufacturingEngineering(ME3)
NuclearEngineering(ME4)*
*NoadmissiontospecialisationNuclearEngineering(ME4)fortheyear201415
B.13 MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterialsScience(MM)
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterialsScience]
Specialization:
MaterialsScience(MM1)
ProcessEngineering(MM2)
SteelTechnology(MM3)
CorrosionScience&Engineering(MM4)
B.14 Materials,ManufacturingandModeling(MMM)
[CrossDepartmentalProgrammeofMechanicalEngineering,MetallurgicalEngineering&
MaterialsScience,andMathematics]
B.15 Systems&ControlEngineering(SC)
[InterdisciplinaryGroupinSystems&ControlEngineering(SC)]
B.16 TechnologyandDevelopment(TD)
[CentreforTechnologyAlternativesforRuralAreas(CTARA)]
C

StatementofPurpose(SoP)

SponsorshipCertificate(Fulltime)AppendixI
SponsorshipCertificate(Parttime)AppendixII
CertificateforProjectStaff(PS)categoryAppendixIII

I.ImportantGuidelinesforM.Tech.Application
1 Pleasereadtheinstructionsgiveninthebrochurecarefullybeforefillinguptheapplicationform.
2 Online Application Form & Information Brochure is available on the Institute website
http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/mtech.jsp from March 28th, 2014 to April 16th, 2014.
CandidatesarerequiredtosubmittheirapplicationONLINE.Afterfillingtheform,candidatesare
advisedtotakeaprintoutandkeepthesamefortherecord.
3 Theapplicationfeeisasfollows,
GN/OBCNCMalecandidates:
GN/OBCNCFemalecandidates:
SC/STMalecandidates:
SC/STFemalecandidates:

300/
150/
150/
150/

The fee is to be paid by Debit Card/ Credit Card/ SBI Internet Banking/ Online Payment
System/DemandDraftdrawnonanyNationalizedBank(preferablyStateBankofIndia/Canara
Bank)infavourof"Registrar,IITBombay,payableatMumbaibranch.
YoumustwriteyourName,Department,ApplicationnumberorGATEregistrationnumberand
EmailaddressonreversesideoftheDemandDraft.
If you are paying through Demand Draft, you MUST send the Demand Draft along with the
completedcopyoftheapplication.
IfyouhavepaidtheapplicationfeethroughDebitCard/CreditCard/SBIInternetBanking/
OnlinePaymentSystemyoudonothavetosubmitthehardcopyoftheapplication.
Applicationswithoutonlinepaymentdetails/DemandDraftwillnotbeconsidered.
APPLICATIONFEEISNONREFUNDABLE.
4 PleaserefertotheInstitutewebsite http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/mtech.jsp

forfilling
ONLINEapplicationform.
5 Ifthenameofyourqualifyingdisciplinedoesnotmatchexactlywiththequalifyingdiscipline
listedinthebrochure,youmayselectthecodeforthedisciplineclosesttoyourqualifyingdegree
discipline.Incaseyoudonotfindaclosematch,youmayselectZE(incaseofB.E./B.Tech.
degree)orZS(incaseofM.Sc.degree).Admissionofferedinthesecaseswillbesubjecttothe
verificationofthecurriculumbytheconcernedAcademicUnitofIITBombay.
6 Youcanapplyformorethanoneprogrammeandcanselectupto10preferences.Ifadiscipline
hasmultiplespecialization,eachspecializationiscountedasoneoption.
7 OBCcandidatesmaynotethatthelimitofannualincomeis 6lakhsfordeterminingthecreamy
layeramongOtherBackwardClasses(OBCs)candidates.
The OBCNCcertificateissuedafter01.04.2013(financialyearfor201314)bytheCompetent
Authority in the prescribed format must be uploaded in the ONLINE application form and
submittedatthetimeofadmission.
8. RequirementofFirstClass/60%forPGadmissionatIITBombay
AsgivenunderA.7.3.ELIGIBILITYFORM.TECH./M.TECH.+Ph.D.(DUALDEGREE)PROGRAMMES .
9 PleasenotethatyoucansubmitonlyONEapplication.

10 YouMUSTuploadthefollowingwhilesubmittingtheM.Tech.Application.
Scannedversionofphotograph
Scannedversionofsignature
Marksheetofthelastsemester/Consolidatedmarksheetofthequalifyingdegree.
(Exampending/resultawaitedcandidateshavetouploadtheirlatest/previoussemester
marksheet).
CasteCertificate(OBCNC/SC/ST),ifapplicable.Anaffidavitforhavingappliedincase
thecertificateisnotyetreceived.
PDCertificate,ifapplicable
StatementofPurpose,ifapplicable
11 Candidates applying for Chemical Engineering (CH), Biomedical Engineering (BM), Electrical
Engineering(EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5)MUSTprovidethefollowinginformationalongwiththe
applicationform:

Titleofthefinalyearproject.

Fourcoursesstudied,whichyouthink,arerelevanttotheM.Tech.Programme.

Shorttermcoursesattended.
ThisinformationistobeprovidedintheSOPattachment.
12 In case of payment by Demand Draft, the copy of the completed application along with the
demanddraft(oftherequiredamount)istobesentinanenvelopesuperscribingonthetop
ApplicationforM.Tech.Programme,tothefollowingaddress:DeputyRegistrar(Academic),IIT
th
Bombay,Powai,Mumbai400076andmustreachthisofficebyApril16

,2014

.
13 YoushouldchecktheInstitutewebsitehttp://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/mtech.jsp

orresults/
importantannouncements.
14 Youshouldcheckemailssenttotheemailaddressprovidedinyourapplication,forallimportant
communicationsandannouncements.
15 Candidatescalledforwrittentest/interviewshouldbringwiththem(i)PhotoIDCard(ii)Hard
copy of the application submitted online (iii)/Final year thesis / dissertation / report /
publication/copyofcertificates/Marksheets.
16 Candidateshavingdegreefromforeignuniversitiesarerequiredtosubmitequivalencecertificate
fromAssociationofIndianUniversities(AIU),NewDelhiforqualifyingExamandproofofhaving
Firstclassor60%(55%forSC/ST)orequivalentinqualifyingexamination.
17 SeatsarereservedforOtherBackwardclassNonCreamylayer(OBCNC)/ScheduledCaste(SC)/
ScheduledTribe(ST)/PersonwithDisability(PD)category,asperGovernmentofIndiarules.
CandidatesneedtoapplyONLINEonly.NoDownloadableFormswillbeavailable.

II.IMPORTANTDATES:TENTATIVESCHEDULE
SCHEDULE
No
01.

Particulars

Dates
th

Advertisement(inallleadingNewspapersandonIIT
website)

March16 ,2014

ModeofApplicationform:Online
March28th,2014

02.

Availabilityofapplicationforms

03.

Lastdateforsubmissionofcompletedapplicationforms

04.

LastDatetoconveytheminimumQualifyingGATEscore/
Qualifying Discipline GATE score to be eligible for
applying at IIT Bombay ( only the candidates above this
GATE score will be eligible to apply) by concerned
academicunitstotheAcademicOffice.

March10th,2014

05.

LastDatetoconveytheminimumqualifyingscoreforcut
off for Written Test/Interview to GN candidates by
concernedacademicunitstotheAcademicOffice.

April23rd,2014

April16th,2014

06.DirectAdmissionOffer
IE&OR(1stroundonly)
Result
CH,CS,EE,SC,ME(forME2&ME3only)&MMMonthebasis Announcement
ofGATEscoreonlyforTAcategory(NoWrittenTestand/or
InterviewforGN,SC,ST,OBCNC&PDcandidates)

Lastdatefor
paymentoffees

1stoffer

April24th,2014

April30th,2014

2ndoffer(exceptIO)

May8th,2014

May15th,2014

3rdoffer(exceptIO)

May22nd,2014

May28th,2014

4thofferforCH,EE,ME,SC(ifrequired)

June20th,2014

June25th,2014

07.WrittenTestand/orInterview
To display the list for candidates called for TA/TAP/FA/RA /
April28th,2014
RAP/PS/IS/SWforWrittenTestandor/Interviewschedule/details
08.DatesfortheWrittenTestandorInterviewforallcategories(i.eTA/TAP/FA/RA/RAP/PS/IS/SW)
Department
TeachingAssistantship
ResearchAssistantship ProjectStaff(PS)/
(TA)/Teaching
(RA)/Research
InstituteStaff(IS)/
AssistantshipThrough
AssistantshipThrough
Sponsored(SW)
Project(TAP)/Fellowship Project(RAP)
Awardee(FA)
AerospaceEngineering May12th,2014(Written
(AE1,AE3,AE4)
Testand/orInterview)

May12th,2014(Written
Testand/orInterview)

May12th&13th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

May13th&14th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

May15th&16th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

No admission to
specialisation Dynamics &
Control (AE2) for the
year201415.

Bioscience&
BioEngineering(BM)

May12th&13th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

ChemicalEngineering
(CH)
CivilEngineering
CE1,CE2,CE3,
CE4,CE5,CE6

May15th&16th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

Candidatesshortlistedforwrittentest/interviewforspecializationCE1,CE2andCE4shouldreporttoCivil
Engineering Department at 8.30 a.m. on May 15th, 2014 & May 16th, 2014 and for remaining disciplines
CE3,CE5andCE6therewillbeonlyInterview.
Thosewhoarenotabletoattendwrittentest/interviewonMay15 th 16th 2014asaspecialcase(onlyon
accountofqualifyingdegreerelateduniversityexaminations),theycanappearon May18 th,2014(Sunday)
8.30amonwards.

ComputerScience&
Engineering(CS)

May19th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

May19th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

EarthSciences
(GS,PG)

May16th&17th,2014
(Interview)

ElectricalEngineering
(EE1,EE2,EE3,
EE4,EE5)

EnergySystems
Engineering
(EN)

May13th&14th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

May13th&14th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

EnvironmentalScience May17th&18th,2014
&Engineering(EV)
(interviewonly)

May15th&16th,2014
(interviewonly)

May16th&17th,2014
(Interviewonly)

May16th&17th,2014
(Interviewonly)

May12th,2014
(WrittenTest)
May13th,2014
(Interview)

Geoinformatics&
NaturalResources
Engineering(GNR)

June5th,6th&7th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

IndustrialEngineering May12th,2014
&OperationsResearch (WrittenTest)
(IO)
May13th,2014
(Interview)
Mechanical
Engineering
(ME1,ME2,ME3)

May4th,2014(WrittenTest May4th,2014(Written
forME1*)
TestforME1*).
ME2&ME3ThroughDirect
July7th,2014(written

May16th&17th,2014
(Interview)
June5th,6th&7th,2014
(WrittenTestand/or
Interview)

May4th,2014(Written
TestforME1*).
July7th,2014(written

No admission to AdmissionsOnly(asperSr.
test/interview,forME2&
test/interview,forME2&
specialisation Nuclear No.6).
ME3only).
ME3only).
Engineering(ME4)forthe
*WrittentestsyllabusforME1availableonwww.me.iitb.ac.in.
year201415.

May16th,2014
(WrittenTest)
May16th&17th,2014
(Interview)

May16th,2014
(WrittenTest)
May16th&17th,2014
(Interview)

Materials,
Manufacturingand
Modeling(MMM)

Systems&Control
Engineering

May9th,2014
(WrittenTestfrom9.30
a.m.to10.30a.m.)

May11th,2014
(WrittenTest)
May12th&13th,2014

Metallurgical
Engineeringand
MaterialsScience
(MM1,MM2,MM3,MM4)

Technology&
Development(TD)

May11th,2014
(WrittenTest)
May12th&13th,2014
(Interviews2roundscandidates
shortlistedfromthewrittentest)

(Interviews2rounds
candidatesshortlistedfrom
thewrittentest)

09. DateforreceiptofrecommendationsfromHeadsofDept/
School/Centre/IDgroups

May21st,2014

10.DeclarationofResultforTest/Interviewandlastdateforpaymentoffees
Offers

Result
Lastdatefor
Announcement paymentoffees

1stoffer

May29th,2014

June4th,2014

2ndoffer(ifrequired)

June12th,2014 June18th,2014

3rdoffer(ifrequired)

June27th,2014

July2nd,2014

11Spotadmissions(ifrequired)forTAcategoryonly
July7th,2014

MechanicalEngineering(TA/RA)***
*** Please refer the ME Department & academic admission website for more
details.
Note:1)NoadmissiontoM.Tech.{NuclearEngineering(ME4)}programmefor
theyear201415.
2)TheresultofRApositionsinME1,ME2,ME3willbedeclaredafterthe
conductofspotadmission.

Bioscience&Bioengineering,CivilEngineering,ElectricalEngineering,
EarthSciences.

July8th,2014

Energy Systems Engineering, Geoinformatics & Natural Resources


Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research,
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, Systems & Control
Engineering.

July9th,2014

AerospaceEngineering,ChemicalEngineering,ComputerScience&
Engineering,Technology&Development.
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RegistrationandOrientationProgramme(tentative)

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Instructionsbegins(tentative)

July10th,2014
July17th,2014to
July19th,2014
July21st,2014

CH,EE,CS,ME2&ME3,MMM,SC

TheseacademicunitsofferDirectAdmissionsonthebasisofGATE
score ONLY (No written test and/or interview) (For admission to
TA/TAPcategory)

IE&OR

TheseacademicunitsofferadmissionthroughDirectAdmissionson
thebasisofGATEscore&through WrittenTestand/orInterview
(ForadmissiontoTA/TAPcategory)

TheWrittenTestand/orInterviewforM.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)Programmewillbecommunicatedby
AcademicOfficeseparatelyonIITwebsite:http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/mtech.jsp

Results will be declared on IIT website: http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/mtech.jsp

.The dates
givenabovearetentative.Anychangesinthedateswillbeindicatedonthesamewebsite.

A)

GENERAL

A.1) THEINSTITUTE
TheIndianInstituteofTechnologyBombay(IITBombay)isoneofthehigherInstitutesofTechnology
inthecountrysetupwiththeobjectivesofmakingavailablefacilitiesforhighereducation,research
andtraininginvariousfieldsofScienceandTechnology.Itwasestablishedin1958.
The Institute is located at Powai in a campus extending over 220 hectares amidst picturesque
surroundingswithViharandPowailakesoneitherside.
At present, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programmes are offered by Aerospace
Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth
Sciences, Energy Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science Departments and by Interdisciplinary groups in
IndustrialEngineeringandOperationsResearchandSystemsandControlEngineering.
TheIndustrialDesignCentreoftheInstituteoffersa2yearM.Des.ProgrammeinIndustrialDesign,
Visual Communication, Animation, Interaction Design, Mobility and Vehicle Design and a Ph.D.
Programme in Design. M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Applied Geology and Applied Geophysics,
Chemistry,Mathematics,Physics,M.Sc.ProgrammeinAppliedStatisticsandInformaticsareoffered
bytherespectiveDepartments.TheDepartmentofPhysicsalsooffersa4yearB.Tech.Programmein
EngineeringPhysics.TheHumanitiesandSocialSciencesDepartmentoffersdoctoralprogrammesand
a2yearM.Philprogramme.TheCentreofStudiesinResourcesEngineering(CSRE)offersa2year
M.Tech.ProgrammeinGeoinformatics&NaturalResourcesEngineeringanddoctoralprogrammes.
TheDepartmentsofPhysics,EnergyScienceandEngineering,CentreforEnvironmentalScienceand
EngineeringarealsoofferingM.Sc.Ph.DDualdegreeprogrammesandtheiradmissionsarethrough
JAM.TheInstituteoffersM.Tech.inTechnologyandDevelopmentofferedbyCTARAandalsooffersa
doctoral programme, Ph.D in Nano Technology offered by CRNTS. The Institute offers Cross
Departmental M.Tech programme in Materials, Manufacturing & Modelling (MMM) offered by
MechanicalEngineering,Met.Engineering&Mat.Sci.&Mathematics.TheShaileshJ.Mehta,School
ofManagementoffersa2yearMasterofManagementprogrammeandalsoadoctoralprogramme.
The Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in
Biotechnology, M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes in Biomedical Engineering and M.Sc.Ph.D. Dual
DegreeProgrammeinBiotechnology. TheCentrefor UrbanScience&Engineering(CUSE)offers
Ph.D.ProgrammeinUrbanScience&Engineering.TheInstitutealsohasPGDualDegreeProgrammes
(M.Tech.+Ph.D.)inseveraldisciplines.
TheInstituteonanaverageadmits1050candidatesfortheUndergraduateprogrammesand 1398
candidatesfordifferentPostgraduateandDoctoralprogrammeseveryyear.StudentsfromBangladesh,
Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Jordan, Mauritius, Malaysia, Nepal, Palestine, Sri Lanka,
Vietnam and Yemen are also undergoing training in various programmes. In addition to these
academicprogrammes,theContinuingEducationProgramme(CEP)organizesshort,intensivecourses
inspecializedtopicsbothforpracticingengineersaswellasforteachersfromengineeringcolleges;
and also conducts seminar and conferences on current scientific and technological developments.
Further, teachers from various engineering colleges also join Institute for the postgraduate and
doctoralprogrammes.underQualityImprovementProgramme(QIP).

A.2) RESEARCHFACILITIES
Allthedepartments,centres,schoolsandinterdisciplinarygroupsoftheInstitutehavewellequipped
research laboratories and workshop facilities. In addition, there are a number of central facilities,
whichincludeComputerCentre,CentralLibraryandCentralWorkshop.TheCentralLibraryhasavery
largecollectionofbooks,backvolumesofperiodicals,standardspecificationsandotherliterature.The
Librarynowhasmorethan3lakhsbooksandvolumesandsubscribestoover1500currentjournalsin
Science,Engineering,HumanitiesandSocialSciences.TheComputerCentreofIITBombayprovides

highendnetworkedcomputingfacilities.
TheInstitutehasmanyresearchcollaborationswithleadinguniversitiesinUSA,Europe,Japan,and
otherEastAsiancountries.Aspartofthesecollaborations,thepostgraduatestudentsgetopportunities
tocarryoutjointresearchprojectswithfacultyandstudentsfromtheseuniversities.
ThelocationofIITBombay,incloseproximitytoseveralleadingR&DCentersandmajorindustrial
establishments, offers excellent opportunities to interact with them and plan some research
programmes in collaboration with them. The Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre (IRCC)
coordinatescollaborativeprojectswithindustryandotherresearchorganizationssuchasBARC,TIFR
andCSIR.TheInstituteisactivelycollaboratingwithseveralorganizationsofothercountriesona
bilateralbasis.

A.3) STUDENTSAMENITIES
TheInstituteisfullyresidentialandhas16hostelsforstudents.Eachhostelisanindependententity
withitsownmessfacilities,recreationareas,etc.Howeverstudentsmaybepermittedtohavetheir
own arrangements for accommodation outside campus. Some flatlets are available for married
researchscholars.
ExtracurricularactivitiesareprovidedbytheStudentsGymkhana.TheseactivitiesincludeSports,
CulturalprogrammesandSocialService.VariousclubsoftheGymkhanaencourageindividualtalents
ofstudentsinhobbiessuchaspainting,modeling,music,photography,aeromodellingandfabrication
of electronic devices. A swimming pool is an additional facility. A wellplanned Student Activities
Centre(SAC)routinelyorganizesseveralvibrantextracurricularevents.

A.4)

M.TECH.PROGRAMME

The Institute offers Master of Technology programmes in various disciplines. The aim of the
programmeistotrainthestudentsindeepertheoreticalknowledgewhichwillenablethemtotackle
practicalcomplexproblemsofdesignanddevelopmentinindustrialfields,aswellaspursuefurther
academicachievementsthroughresearch.Forfulfillingthisaim,theprogrammestructureprovides
sufficientflexibilityincourseworkandthesisproject.
TheInstituteoffersafulltimeprogrammeof2yearandaparttimeprogrammeof3yearduration.
StudentsareadmittedtothefulltimeprogrammeunderthecategoriesofTeachingAssistantship(TA),
TeachingAssistantshipthroughProject(TAP),FellowshipAward(FA),andSponsored(SW).Thepart
time programme is available to the students admitted under the categories of Sponsored (SW),
InstituteResearchAssistantship(RA),ResearchAssistantshipthroughProject(RAP),ProjectStaff(PS)
and Institute Staff (IS). PS and IS categories are only for persons employed at IIT Bombay. The
workinghoursforthefulltimeandparttimeprogrammesarethesame.Thelecturesarescheduledin
timeslotsextendingfrom8.30a.m.to8.00p.m.

ADMISSIONS
Someofthedepartmentsandinterdisciplinarygroups,offerdirectadmissiontoalimitednumberof
candidatessolelybasedonhigherGATEscore.Candidates,whoareoffereddirectadmission,haveto
confirm the admission by paying the fees on the dates mentioned under Important Dates as per
schedule of this brochure. However, such candidates have an option of not accepting the direct
admissionofferingivenspecialization,buttoappearforwrittentest/interviewinadisciplineof
his/herhigherpreferences.
SeatsremainingvacantafterDirectAdmissionsmaybefilledthroughwrittentestand/orinterview/
spotadmissions.
Other Backward Class NonCreamy Layer(OBCNCL)/Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe
(ST)andPersonwithDisability(PD)Categories
Seats are reserved for Other Backward Class NonCreamy Layer(OBCNCL)/Scheduled Caste (SC),

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ScheduledTribe(ST)andPersonwithDisability(PD)categoriesasperGovernmentofIndiarules.
ScheduledCasteandScheduledTribecandidatesareoffereddirectadmissionsolelybasedontheir
GATEScoreandtheirpreferences.
AdmissionforIITB.Tech.degreeholders
CandidatehavinganIITB.Tech.DegreeandhavingaCGPA/CPIof8.00(on010scale)andaboveare
exempted from the requirement of GATE qualification. They are admitted to M.Tech. Programme
throughnormalprocedureforselectionofcandidatesforTA/RApositionsthroughwrittentestand/or
interview

A.5.1)APPLICATIONCATEGORIESANDFINANCIALSUPPORT
TheInstituteadmitsM.Tech.candidatesunderthefollowingcategories:
i. TeachingAssistantship(TA)/TeachingAssistantshipthroughProject(TAP)/FellowshipAward(FA)
ii. ResearchAssistantship(RA)/ResearchAssistantshipthroughProject(RAP)
iii. ProjectStaff(PS),forProjectstaffofIITBombay
iv. InstituteStaff(IS),forfaculty/staffofIITBombay
v. Sponsoredcandidates(SW)
AdmissionsunderTA,TAP,FAarefor2yearprogrammewhilethoseunderRA,RAP,PSarefor3year
programme.AdmissionunderSWcategoryareavailableforfulltime(2year)aswellasparttime(3
year)programmes.
Admissions to all categories are subject to availability of seats. The continuation of the financial
supportandtheregistrationfortheselectedprogrammewillbesubjecttosatisfactoryperformanceof
thedutiesassignedbytheAcademicUnitaswellassatisfactoryacademicperformanceandfulfillment
oftheotheracademicandnonacademicrequirements,asperrules.

A.5.1.1)TEACHINGASSISTANTSHIP(TA)
A.5.1.1)

Candidates to this category are selected subject to (i) a valid GATE score and (ii)
PerformanceinTest/Interview.

A.5.1.2) AsperMHRDdirectives,astudentholdingTeachingAssistantship(TA)shallnotacceptor
holdanyappointmentpaidorotherwiseorreceiveanyemoluments,salary,stipendfrom
anysourceduringthetenureoftheaward.
A.5.1.3) ThestudentsjoiningtheprogrammeunderthiscategorywillbeconsideredforTeaching
Assistantships( 8,000/permonth,atpresent)basedonthefollowingnorms:
i. Students getting assistantship will be required to assist / work for courses,
laboratory,oranyotherrelatedacademic/administrativeworktotheextent
of8hoursperweekasassignedbytheconcernedAcademicUnit.
ii.Theassistantshipwillbeavailableforamaximumperiodof24monthsand
studentswithTAhavetocompletetheM.Tech.programmein2years.
iii.Assistantshipwillbepaidonthebasisofmonthlyattendance.

A.5.1.4)

Employees on the rolls (with or without pay) of any organization are not eligible for
admissionunderthiscategory.

A.5.2)TEACHINGASSISTANTSHIPTHROUGHPROJECT(TAP)
A.5.2.1)

Candidates to this category are selected subject to (i) a valid GATE score and (ii)
PerformanceinTest/Interview.

A.5.2.2)

Thestudentsjoiningtheprogrammeunderthiscategorywillbeconsideredfor
Assistantshipsbasedonthefollowingnorms:
i. Theassistantship holders are requiredto work in a sponsored R&D project
beingcarriedoutattheInstitute.

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ii.TheywillalsodotheirM.Tech.dissertationworkundersamefacultygroupin
sameareaasthesponsoredproject.
iii.TheyhavetocompleteM.Tech.programmein2years.
A.5.2.3)

Only some disciplines/specializations have TAP seats. The candidates do not have to
indicatetheirpreferenceforTAPseparately,butasTA/TAP.

A.5.2.4)

Employees on the rolls (with or without pay) of any organization are not eligible for
admissionunderthiscategory.

A.5.3)FELLOWSHIPAWARD(FA)
.A.5.3.1) Candidates to this category are selected subject to (i) a valid GATE score and (ii)
PerformanceinTest/Interview.
A.5.3.2)

Fellowships are available from government agencies such as Aeronautics Research &
Development Board (ARDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Atomic
Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Maharashtra
Pollution Control Board etc. and several other organizations such as Forbes Marshall,
Textile Machinery Manufacturers Association(TMMA), International Energy Initiative,
Larsen&Toubro,etc.

A.5.3.3)

Only some disciplines/specializations have FA seats. The candidates do not have to


indicate their preference for FA separately as the seats are under TA category for
admisions.

A.5.3.4)

Employees on the rolls (with or without pay) of any organization are not eligible for
admissionunderthiscategory.

A.5.4)RESEARCHASSISTANTSHIP(RA)
A.5.4.1) Candidates to this category are selected subject to (i) a valid GATE score and (ii)
PerformanceinTest/Interview.
A.5.4.2) ThestudentsjoiningtheprogrammeunderthiscategorywillbeconsideredforResearch
Assistantships(RA)( 9,000/permonth,atpresent)basedonthefollowingnorms:
i. Research Assistants have to look after the Undergraduate laboratories and also assist
in Teaching or Research or other work academic / administrative work to the extent of
20 hours a week as assigned by the Academic Unit.
ii. Theyhavetocompletetheprogrammein3years.
A.5.4.3)

Only some disciplines/specializations have RA seats. The candidates do not have to


indicatetheirpreferenceforRAseparately.

A.5.4.4)

Employees on the rolls (with or without pay) of any organization are not eligible for
admissionunderthiscategory.

A.5.5)RESEARCHASSISTANTSHIPTHROUGHPROJECT(RAP)
A.5.5.1) Candidates to this category are selected subject to (i) a valid GATE score and (ii)
PerformanceinTest/Interview.
A.5.5.2)

The students joining the programme under this category will be considered for
Assistantships supported under Sponsored Research Project being carried out at the
Institutebasedonthefollowingnorms:

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i.ResearchAssistantshavetoworkintheassignedSponsoredR&Dproject.They
are requiredtoworkforabout20hoursaweekontheSponsoredResearch
Project.
ii.Theywilldotheirthesis/dissertationinsameprojectarea.
iii.Theyhavetocompletetheprogrammein3years.
A.5.5.3)

Only some disciplines/specializations have RAP seats. The candidates do not have to
indicatetheirpreferenceforRAPseparately,butasRA/RAP.

A.5.5.4) Employees on the rolls (with or without pay) of any organization are not eligible for
admissionunderthiscategory.

A.5.6)PROJECTSTAFF(PS)
ThiscategoryisonlyforthepersonsemployedonSponsoredResearchProjectatIITBombay.
A.5.6.1) Thecandidatestothiscategoryareselectedsubjectto(i)havingcompleted6monthsof
serviceinproject,(ii)ValidGATEscoreOR2yeartotalexperienceofwhich6monthsin
theProjectoftheInstituteand(iii)performanceinWrittenTest/Interview.
Theoptionof2yearsofrelevantprofessionalexperienceisnotapplicableforapplyingto
M.Tech.programmeinComputerScience&Engineering.
A.5.6.2) i. Thestudentsunderthiscategorywillcontinuetoworkonthesponsoredprojectand
carryoutthetasksasassignedbythePrincipalInvestigatoroftheconcernedproject.
ii. They will select their thesis / dissertation area in consultation with the Principal
Investigatoroftheproject.
iii.TheyhavetocompleteM.Tech.programmein3years.
ThecertificatetobesubmittedbytheselectedcandidatesunderProjectStaff(PS)categoryisgivenin
AppendixIII.

A.5.7)INSTITUTESTAFF(IS)
ThiscategoryisonlyforthepersonsemployedatIITBombayasInstituteStaff.
A.5.7.1) ThecandidateshouldhavecompletedatleastONEyearofserviceattheInstituteand
shouldhaveTWOyearsofserviceremainingatthetimeofapplication.
Thecandidatestothiscategoryareselectedsubjecttohaving(i)ValidGATEscoreOR
2yeartotalexperience,and(iii)performanceinWrittenTest/Interview.
Theoptionof2yearsofrelevantprofessionalexperienceisnotapplicableforapplyingto
M.Tech.programmeinComputerScience&Engineering.
A.5.7.2)

Thecandidatejoiningtheprogrammeareselectedsubjecttofollowingnorms:
(i)TheyhavetocompleteM.Tech.Programmein3years(ii)Ifselected,thepermanency
orotherwiseofthecandidatewillnotcomeinthewayofadmissionprocessand(iii)Ifa
candidatehasanexperience(1year)ofworkingintheInstitutebutisnotcontinuingin
thesamepositionwhilepursuingthedegree,thenhe/shemaybeconsideredunderthe
'SelfFinanced'categoryandnotunderthe'InstituteStaff'category.

A.5.8)SPONSOREDCANDIDATES(SW)
WithaviewtoencouragepersonsworkinginIndustries,theInstituteadmitsalimitednumberof
sponsoredcandidatestotheM.Tech.Programme.Itisexpectedthatsuchcandidatesaftersuccessfully
completing the programme, are better equipped to work in organizations sponsoring them. The
selectioncriteriaforsponsoredcandidatesareasfollows:
i.TheymustbefromreputedIndustrialOrganization/AcademicInstitutions.
ii.TheyshouldhaveavalidGATEscoreOR2yearofrelevantprofessionalexperienceafter
thequalifyingdegree.Theoptionof 2yearsofrelevantprofessionalexperienceisnot
applicableforapplyingtoM.Tech.programmeinComputerScience&Engineering.

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iii.TheselectionwillbeonthebasisofperformanceinWrittenTest/Interview.Thewritten
testwillbeconductedtoexaminetheirknowledgeinthedisciplineoftheirqualifying
degree,whichformstheprerequisiteforadmissiontothecorrespondingspecialization
oftheM.Tech.Programme.
Sponsoredcandidateswhoareadmittedtotheprogrammeshouldhavefullfinancialsupportfromthe
concerned sponsoring agency for the entire duration of the programme. They can complete the
programme on fulltime (2year duration) or parttime (3year duration) basis, depending on the
natureof sponsorship. Sponsored candidates arenot eligible for any financial assistance from the
Institute.
Sponsorshipcertificate(fulltime)isgivenin AppendixI andSponsorshipcertificate(parttime)is
giveninAppendixII.

A.6)FEESANDDEPOSITS
Variousfees,depositsandHostelRentarelistedinTableA.1

A.7) ELIGIBILITYFORM.TECH./M.TECH.+PH.D.(DUALDEGREE)PROGRAMMES
A.7.1) GeneralEligibilityforM.Tech.ProgrammeinallAcademicUnits(Departments,Centres,
Schools,InterdisciplinaryGroups,CrossDepartmentalProgrammes)
Candidates with First class or 60% (55% marks for SC/ST) marks in B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Sc.
(Engineering)/ M.Sc./ M.C.A./ MBBS/ M.Pharm./ B.Pharm.(4 yr. Degree)/ BDS (4 yr. Degree)/
AssociateMembershipExaminationsconductedbyrecognizedprofessionalbodies(likeInstitutionof
Engrs.(India),InstituteofChemicalEngrs.,AeronauticalSocietyofIndia,InstituteofElectronics&
TelecommunicationEngrs.,IndianInstituteofMetalsetc.)and recognizedasequivalenttoB.E./
B.Tech.Degree.
Eligibilitycriteriaforthedifferentdisciplinesandspecializations,qualifyingexaminations,GATE(or
otherPostgraduateAdmissionExamination)andrequirementforadmissionunderdifferentadmission
categoriesaregiveninTableA.3ofthisbrochure.
A.7.2) AdmissionforIITB.Tech.degreeholders
CandidatehavinganIITB.Tech.degreeandhavingaCGPA/CPIscoreof8.00 (on010scale) and
above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification. They will be admitted to M.Tech.
ProgrammeunderTA/RApositionsthroughwrittentestand/orinterview.
A.7.3) RequirementofFirstClass/60%forPGadmissionatIITBombay
Forgeneralcategorystudentsand/orforstudentswherenoconcessioninacademicperformanceis
calledfor,theFirstClass/60%inthequalifyingdegreeexaminationastheeligibilityrequiresmeeting
ANYONEofthefollowingcriteria:
(1)aminimumof60percentmarksinthefinalacademicyearoftheprogramme
(2)aminimumof60percentmarksinaggregateorasspecifiedbytheuniversity(anyone
ofthem)
(3) afirstclassasspecifiedbytheuniversity
(4) aminimumCumulativeGradePointAverage(CGPA)orCumulativePerformanceIndex
(CPI)of6.0onthescaleof010;withcorrespondingproportionalrequirementswhen
thescalesareotherthanon010,(forexample,4.8onascaleof08)
ForstudentsfromtheSC/STcategory,thecorrespondingcriteriaare:
(1)aminimumof55percentmarksinthefinalacademicyearoftheprogramme
(2)aminimumof55percentmarksinaggregateorasspecifiedbytheuniversity(anyone
ofthem)

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(3) afirstclassasspecifiedbytheuniversity
(4)aminimumCumulativeGradePointAverage(CGPA)orCumulativePerformanceIndex
(CPI)of5.5onthescaleof010;withcorrespondingproportionalrequirementswhen
thescalesareotherthanon010,(forexample,4.4onascaleof08).

A.8) GUIDELINESFORFILLINGUPTHEAPPLICATIONFORM
PleaserefertotheInstitutewebsitehttp://www.iitb.ac.in/mtechapp/mtechAdmissionLinks.jsp

under
'Instructions'forfillingONLINEapplicationform.
Ifthenameofyourqualifyingdisciplinedoesnotmatchexactlywiththequalifyingdisciplinelistedin
thebrochure,youmayselectthecodeforthedisciplineclosesttoyourqualifyingdegreediscipline.In
caseyoudonotfindaclosematch,youmayselectZE(incaseofB.E./B.Tech.degree)orZS(incase
ofM.Sc.degree).Admissionofferedinthesecaseswillbesubjecttotheverificationofthecurriculum
bytheconcernedAcademicUnitofIITBombay.

A.9)M.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)Programme
InadditiontoM.Tech.Programme,IITBombayoffersDualDegreeM.Tech.+Ph.D.Programmesin
certaindisciplines.

A.9.1)AdmissiontoM.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)ProgrammewithTeaching
Assistantship(TA)

Some of the disciplines offer admissions to the M.Tech. + Ph.D. (Dual degree) programme. The
programisdesignedtoinductbrightstudentswhohavecompletedtheirB.E./B.Tech./M.Sc.degrees
directlytothedoctoralprogramme.Keyfeaturesofthisprogrammeare:
ThetimelinesandkeymilestonesofthisprogrammearealignedwiththeM.TechandPh.D.
programmescurrentlyoffered.
Thestudentwillberequiredtocompletemandatorycourseworkinthefirstthreesemesters
(similartothatofM.Techprogramme).
Successfulcompletionofannualprogressseminar/qualifierexaminationafterfirstyearmay
entitle the student to Assistantship as admissible for a Ph.D. student with Master's
qualificationafterthedateofsuccessfulexaminationofResearchProposal,foramaximum
ofFIVEyearsfromthecommencementoftheM.Tech.degree.
On successful completion and examination of the Doctoral Thesis, BOTH the degrees
(M.Tech.andPh.D.)areawardedtothecandidate.
Underexceptionalcircumstancewhenastudentisunabletocompletetherequirmentsof
the Ph.D. programme, an exit option with the M.Tech. degree is available subject to
completionofrequiredcourseworkandM.Tech.dissertation.
TheinterestedcandidatesshouldapplybyfillinguptheM.Tech.admissionformandindicatingtheir
interesttobeconsideredforthisprogrammeattheappropriatelocationintheform.

A.9.2)ConversionfromM.Tech.ProgrammetoM.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)
Programme

TheStudentswhoareadmittedtoM.Tech.ProgrammeatIITBombaycanconvertthemselvestothe
Dual Degree (M.Tech.+Ph.D.) Programme after the first stage of evaluation of the Masters'
dissertationwiththeconcurrenceoftheproposedDoctoralSupervisorandPostgraduateProgramme
Committee of the concerned academic unit. Successful completion of annual progress seminar/
qualifierexaminationmayentitlethestudenttoenhancedscholarshipatPh.D.Level.
A student who moves to this Dual Degree Programme is eligible for Assistantship as
admissible for a Ph.D student with Master's qualification after the date of successful
examinationofResearchProposal,foramaximumofFIVEyearsfromthecommencement

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oftheM.Tech.Degree.
On successful completion and examination of the Doctoral Thesis, BOTH the degrees
(M.Tech.andPh.D.)areawardedtothecandidate.
Underexceptionalcircumstances,whenastudentisunabletocompletetherequirementsof
thePh.D.Programme,anexitoptionwiththeM.Tech.Degreeisavailableatanytimeafter
theendofthefinalsemesterofthenormalM.Tech.Programme,subjecttocompletionof
requiredcourseworkandM.Tech.dissertation.

A.10)TerminationofStudentship
FailuretomeetacademicperformancecriterionsetbytheInstitutefortheM.Tech.programmewill
causeterminationofstudentship.

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TableA.1:Fees,Deposits&HostelRentforM.Tech.Students
(subjecttorevisionasperMHRD/BoGdecision)
Feepayable( )

Sr. Particulars
No.

TA,TAP,FA,RA,RAP
GN/OBC

PS,SW,SF#

IS

SC/ST/PD

A)OnetimepaymentatthetimeofAdmission
a.1.Admissionfee
2.GradeCard
3.MedicalExamination

1400
300
200

1400
300
200

1400
300
200

1400
300
00

b.1.ProvisionalCertificate
2.StudentWelfareFund
3.Modernisation
4.IdentityCard
5.CoursesofStudybulletin
6.InstituteDayCelebration
7.ValedictoryFunctionFee

200
1000
1500
400
00
00
00

200
1000
1500
400
00
00
00

200
1000
1500
400
00
00
00

200
1000
1500
00
00
00
00

5000

5000

5000

4400

5000
500
500
750
500
2500

00
500
500
750
500
2500

25000
500
500
750
500
2500

00
500
500
00
00
00

1000
1000
2000

1000
1000
2000

1000
1000
2000

00
1000
00

00
6000
00
00

00
6000
00
00

00
6000
00
00

00
00
00
00

19750

14750

39750

2000

126

126

126

00

1000
1000
1000

1000
1000
1000

1000
1000
1000

00
00
00

Total(D)

3000

3000

3000

00

TotalFees(A+B+C+D)

27876

22876

47876

6400

Total(A)
B)PerSemesterFees
a.1.TuitionFeeStatutoryfees
2.ExaminationFee
3.RegistrationFee
4.GymkhanaFee
5.HostelSeatRent*
6.Elect.&WaterCharges*
b.1.MedicalFee
2.StudentBenevolentFund
3.HostelEstabl.Charges*
4.MedicalFund
5.ContributiontoHostelSubsidy*
6.InternetFee
7.HostelMaintenanceFees*
Total(B)
C)

AnnualMed. Insu. Premium(oncein


ayear)

D)Deposits(Refundable)tobepaidatthetimeofAdmission
1.InstituteSecurityDeposit
2.LibrarySecurityDeposit
*3.MessSecurityDeposit

*StudentsnotstayinginHostelareexemptedfromthepaymentofHostelfees.
#SF:selffinanced,afterconversionfromanothercategory(nodirectadmissionunderthiscategory).
Studentswhohavebeengrantedtemporarywithdrawalfromtheprogrammearerequiredtopay 2000/as
continuationfeepersemester.
StudentswhoarestayinginquarterssuchasTansa,Tulsi,QIPetc.arerequiredtopaylicensefee,F.R.,etc.,as
applicabletothisquartersasperEstateOfficerules.

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TableA.2:SummaryofM.Tech.Programmes
Discipline
Specialization
[AcademicUnit:Department,Centre,Interdisciplinary
Group]

Code

1.AerospaceEngineering
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering]

Aerodynamics
Dynamics&Control*
*NoadmissiontospecialisationDynamics&Control(AE2)for AerospacePropulsion
theyear201415.
AerospaceStructures

AE1
AE2
AE3
AE4

2.BiomedicalEngineering
[DepartmentofBiosciencesandBioengineering]

BiomedicalEngineering

BM

3.ChemicalEngineering
[DepartmentofChemicalEngineering]

ChemicalEngineering

CH

4.CivilEngineering
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]

TransportationSystems
GeotechnicalEngineering
WaterResourcesEngineering
StructuralEngineering
OceanEngineering
RemoteSensing

CE1
CE2
CE3
CE4
CE5
CE6

5.ComputerScience&Engineering
[DepartmentofComputerScienceand
Engineering]

ComputerScience&Engineering

CS

6.EarthSciences
[DepartmentofEarthSciences]

Geoexploration
PetroleumGeoscience

GS
PG

7.ElectricalEngineering
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]

CommunicationEngineering
Control&Computing
PowerElectronics&PowerSystems
Microelectronics
ElectronicSystems

EE1
EE2
EE3
EE4
EE5

8.EnergySystemsEngineering
[DepartmentofEnergyScienceandEngineering]

EnergySystemsEngineering

EN

9.EnvironmentalScience&Engineering
[CentreforEnvironmentScienceand
Engineering]

EnvironmentalScience&
Engineering

EV

10.GeoinformaticsandNaturalResources
Engineering
[CentreofStudiesinResourcesinEngineering]

GeoinformaticsandNatural
ResourcesEngineering

11.IndustrialEngineering&OperationsResearch
[InterdisciplinaryGroupinIndustrial
Engineering&OperationsResearch]

IndustrialEngineering&Operations
Research

12.MechanicalEngineering
[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering]

GNR

IO

Thermal&FluidsEngineering.
DesignEngineering
* No admission to specialisation Nuclear Engineering (ME4) ManufacturingEngineering
fortheyear201415.
NuclearEngineering*

ME1
ME2
ME3
ME4

13.MetallurgicalEngineering&MaterialsScience
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineering&
MaterialsScience]

MM1
MM2
MM3
MM4

MaterialsScience
ProcessEngineering
SteelTechnology
CorrosionScience&Engineering

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14.Materials,ManufacturingandModeling
Materials,Manufacturingand
[CrossDepartmentalProgrammeofMechanical
Modeling
Engineering,MetallurgicalEngineering&Materials
ScienceandMathematics]

MMM

15.SystemsandControlEngineering

SystemsandControlEngineering

SC

16.TechnologyandDevelopment
[CentreforTechnologyAlternativesforRural
Areas]

TechnologyandDevelopment

TD

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TABLEA.3:ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONTODIFFERENTDISCIPLINES
Discipline
[AcademicUnit:Department,Centre,
InterdisciplinaryGroup]/Specialization

Degree/QualifyingDiscipline

AerospaceEngineering(AE)
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering]
Aerodynamics(AE1)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CivilEngineering(CE)
CE,ME
MechanicalEngineering(ME)

AerospaceEngineering(AE)
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering]
DynamicsandControl(AE2)

Anydiscipline

AerospaceEngineering(AE)
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering]
AerospacePropulsion(AE3)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
ME
MechanicalEngineering(ME)

AerospaceEngineering(AE)
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering]
AerospaceStructure(AE4)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CE,ME
CivilEngineering(CE)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)

Firstclassor60%marks(55%marksforSC/ST)as
specifiedintheclauseA.7.3.

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)

No admission to specialisation Dynamics & B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin


Control(AE2)fortheyear201415.
Electronics/TelecommunicationsEngineering(EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)

GATE
Requirement

EC,EE,IN,
ME

Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
(DepartmentofBiosciences&
Bioengineering)

(i)B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
Biotechnology(BT)
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
ComputerScienceandEngineering/Information
Technology(CS)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
Electronics/TelecommunicationsEngineering(EC)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Metallurgy&MaterialsScience(MT)

(ii)M.Sc.orequivalentin
Biochemistry(BY)
Biophysics(BP)
Biotechnology(BT)
Ceramics(CG)
Chemistry(CY)
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
Ergonomics(ER)
MaterialsScience(MS)
Mathematics(MA)

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Anydiscipline

Anydiscipline

MolecularBiology(MG)
Physics(PH)
Physiology(PS)

AIIMS All
(iii)MBBS(Medicine)
India MCI /
JIPMER/ PGI
Chandigarh/
AFMCPune /
DNB Part I
national level
medical
postgraduate
entrance
examinations
OR
GATEXL
Eligibility/
rank certificate
of

the
entrance
examination is
required.

(iv)B.V.Sc.,B.D.S.,B.P.Th.,B.O.Th.,andB.Pharm. All India level
degree(Duration4yearsormore)
PreM.D.S/
M.V.Sc.,
M.Pharm.
Selection
examination
for B.VSc.,
B.D.S and
B.Pharm.
OR
GATEXL
Eligibility/
rank certificate
of

the
entrance
examination is
required.

WrittentestandInterview:
(i)Candidatescalled forthe interview willappear in a written testin the morningofthe firstday ofthe
interview.Thewrittentest,oftwohoursduration,willbeconductedinMathematics(forcandidateswitha
Medical /Pharmacy / Life Sciences/Biotechnology background) and Biology with special emphasis on
Physiology(forcandidateswithEngineering/Physicalsciencesbackground).Thesyllabiforthetestswillbein
accordancewiththe12thstd.syllabiofCBSE.
(ii)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
[DepartmentofChemicalEngineering]

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
ChemicalEngineering(CH)orequivalent

CH

Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
CivilEngineering(CE)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
TransportationSystemsEngineering(CE1)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CivilEngineering(CE)

CE

CivilEngineering(CE)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin

CE

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[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
GeotechnicalEngineeringCE2)

CivilEngineering(CE)

CivilEngineering(CE)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
WaterResourcesEngineering(CE3)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CivilEngineering(CE)

CE

CivilEngineering(CE)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
StructuralEngineering(CE4)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CivilEngineering(CE)

CE

CivilEngineering(CE)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
OceanEngineering(CE5)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CivilEngineering(CE)

CE

CivilEngineering(CE)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
RemoteSensing(CE6)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CivilEngineering(CE)

CE

(i)Outofsixspecialisationchoices(CE1,CE2,CE3,CE4,CE5andCE6)inCivilEngineering,thecandidateshasto
chooseonlythreechoicesintheorderoftheirpreference.WrittenTest/Interviewwillbeconductedonlyforthe
FIRSTthreechoicesgivenbyanapplicantpertainingtoCivilEngineering.
(ii)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
ComputerScience&Engineering(CS)
[DepartmentofComputerScience&
Engineering]

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentinany
engineeringdiscipline.
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentinanysciencediscipline.
(iii).MCA(withPhysics&MathematicsatB.Sc.
level)orequivalent

CS

ValidGATEscoreisrequiredforallapplicants(includingProjectStaff(PS)/InstituteStaff(IS)andSponsored
(SW)candidates).CandidateshavingB.Tech.degreeandhavingCGPA/CPIof8.00(on010scale)andabove
andseekingexemptionfromGATEmusthavetheirdegreeinCS/CSE.
EarthSciences(ES)
[DepartmentofEarthSciences]
Geoexploration(GS)

M.Sc.orequivalentin
Geology/AppliedGeology(GL)
Geophysics/AppliedGeophysics(GP)

GG

EarthSciences(ES)
[DepartmentofEarthSciences]
PetroleumGeoscience(PG)

M.Sc.orequivalentin
Geology/AppliedGeology(GL)
Geophysics/AppliedGeophysics(GP)

GG

Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
CommunicationEngineering(EE1)

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
ComputerScienceandEngineering/Information
Technology(CS)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
Physics(PH)

ElectricalEngineering(EE)
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
Control&Computing(EE2)

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CS,EC,EE,
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
IN
ComputerScienceandEngineering/Information
Technology(CS)/Electronics/Telecommunication
Engineering(EC)/ElectricalEngineering

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CS,EC,EE

(EE)/EngineeringPhysics(EP)/Instrumentation
Engineering(IN)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
Mathematics(MA)
Physics(PH)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
PowerElectronics&PowerSystems(EE3)

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
EC,EE,IN
Computer Science & Engineering / Information
Technology (CS)/Electronics/Telecommunication
Engineering(EC)/ElectricalEngineering(EE)/
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)

ElectricalEngineering(EE)
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
Microelectronics(EE4)

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CS, EC, EE,
Computer Science & Engineering / Information IN,PH
Technology (CS)/Electronics/Telecommunication
Engineering(EC)/ElectricalEngineering(EE)/
Engineering Physics (EP)/Instrumentation
Engineering (IN)/ Metallurgical Engineering /
MaterialsScience&Engineering(MT)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
Physics(PH)

ElectricalEngineering(EE)
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
ElectronicSystems(EE5)

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)

EC,EE,IN

(i)Outofthefivespecializationchoices(EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5)inElectricalEngineering,eachcandidateis
permitteduptoTHREEchoicesintheorderofhis/herpreference.Alladmissionprocedureswillbeconducted
onlyfortheFIRSTthreechoicespertainingtotheElectricalEngineering.
(ii)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
EnergySystemsEngineering(EN)
[DepartmentofEnergyScience&
Engineering]

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
AutomobileEngineering(AU)
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
CivilEngineering(CE)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EnergySystemsEngineering(EN)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)
ThermalPowerEngineering(TP)

Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
EnvironmentalScience&Engineering(EV) (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
[CentreforEnvironmentalScience&
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
Engineering(CESE)]
AgriculturalEngineering(AG)
Biotechnology(BT)

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AE, AG, BT,


CH, CE, EN,
ME,MN,MT,
XE,XL

ChemicalEngineering(CH)
CivilEngineering(CE)
EnergyEngineering(EN)
EnvironmentalEngineering(EV)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
MiningEngineering(MN)
Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)

(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
BT, CY, GG,
AtmosphericScience(AT)
PH,XE,XL
Biotechnology(BT)
Biochemistry(BY)
Chemistry(CY)
EarthSciences(ES)
EnvironmentalToxicology(ET)
EnvironmentalScience(EM)
Meteorology(MO)
Microbiology(MB)
Physics(PH)
(i)ForcandidateswithM.Sc.,MathematicsisessentialatHigherSecondary/Intermediate(10+2)level.
(ii)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship
Geoinformatics&NaturalResources
Engineering(GNR)
[CentreofStudiesinResources
Engineering(CSRE)]

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
AgriculturalEngg(AG)
Architecture&Planning(AR)
CivilEngineering(CE)
ComputerScience(CS)/InformationTechnology
(CS)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EnvironmentalEngineering(EV)
MiningEngineering(MN)

AG,AR,CE,
CS,EC,EE,
GG,MA,MN,
PH

(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Geology/AppliedGeology(GL)
Geophysics/AppliedGeophysics(GP)
Mathematics(MA)
Physics(PH)
(i)ForcandidateswithM.Sc.MathematicsisessentialatHigherSecondary/Intermediate(10+2)level.
(ii)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
IndustrialEngineering&Operations
Research(IO)
[InterdisciplinaryGroupinIndustrial
Engineering&OperationsResearch
(IE&OR)]

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
anyEngineeringdiscipline

Anydiscipline

Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering]
Thermal&FluidsEngineering(ME1)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
AutomobileEngineering(AU)

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Anydiscipline

ChemicalEngineering(CH)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering]
DesignEngineering(ME2)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
AutomobileEngineering(AU)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
MachineToolEngineering(MC)
Production/IndustrialEngineering(PI)

Anydiscipline

MechanicalEngineering(ME)
[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering]
ManufacturingEngineering(ME3)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
MachineToolEngineering(MC)
Production/IndustrialEngineering(PI)

Anydiscipline

MechanicalEngineering(ME)
[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering]
NuclearEngineering(ME4)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
No admission to specialisation Nuclear MechanicalEngineering(ME)

CH,EE,ME

Engineering(ME4)fortheyear201415.

Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterials
Science(MM)
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineering
andMaterialsScience]
MaterialsScience(MM1)

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
CeramicEngineering(CG)
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
ElectrochemicalEngineering(EH)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Metallurgical Engineering/Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)
PolymerEngineering(PO)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Chemistry(CY)
MaterialsSciences(MS)
Physics(PH)

MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterials
Science(MM)
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineering
andMaterialsScience]
ProcessEngineering(MM2)

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
ElectrochemicalEngineering(EH)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Chemistry (CY), General or specialization in
PhysicalorInorganicChemistry
MaterialsScience(MS)

MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterials
Science(MM)
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineering
andMaterialsScience]
SteelTechnology(MM3)

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)

MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterials
Science(MM)
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineering
andMaterialsScience]

(i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIE/AMIIMorequivalentin
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
CivilEngineering(CE)

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Anydiscipline

CorrosionScience&Engineering(MM4)

ElectricalEngineering(EE)
ElectrochemicalEngineering(EH)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Chemistry(CY)
Ceramic(CG)
MaterialsScience(MS)
PetrochemicalSciences(PM)

(i)ForcandidateswithM.Sc.,MathematicsasasubjectatB.Sc.degreelevelisessential.
(ii) CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
Materials,ManufacturingandModeling
(MMM)
[CrossDepartmentalProgrammeof
MechanicalEngineering,Metallurgical
Engineering&MaterialsScience,and
Mathematics]

B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Anydiscipline
AutomobileEngineering(AU)
ChemicalEngineering(CH)
Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
ProductionEngineering(PI)

(i)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
Systems&ControlEngineering(SC)
(i)B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
[InterdisciplinaryGroupSystems&Control anyengineeringdiscipline
Engineering]
(ii)M.Sc.in
Mathematics(MA)
Physics(PH)

Anydiscipline

Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
Technology&Development(TD)
[CentreforTechnologyAlternativesfor
RuralAreas](CTARA)

(i).BE/B.Tech/B.Arch/AMIEorequivalentin
anyengineeringdiscipline.
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentinanysciencediscipline

Anydiscipline

Candidates with a qualifying degree (BE/ B.Tech./ B.Arch./M.Sc.) without a GATE score can apply under
Sponsoredcategoryiftheyhaveminimumtwoyearsexperienceindevelopmentrelatedwork.

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B)

M.TECH.PROGRAMMES

AbriefdescriptionofeachoftheM.Tech.Programmeisgivenbelow.Moredetailsmaybeobtained
fromthewebsiteoftherespectiveacademicunits.

B.1) AerospaceEngineeringAE(AE1,AE3,AE4)
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering]
The Masters degree programmein Aerospace Engineering provides education in multidisciplinary
areasinvolvingAerodynamics,Dynamics&Control,AerospacePropulsionandAerospaceStructures.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
I.Aerodynamics(AE1)
ExperimentalAerodynamics,ExperimentalHypersonicAerothermodynamics,ShockWavesandtheir
applications, Computational Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics,
ComputationalElectromagnetics,VortexandParticlemethods,Vortexflows,Aeroacoustics,Aircraft
Design,AirTransportation,Turbulencemodelingandapplications,Computationalstudiesofscramjet
intakes, Supersonic mixing, Computation of high enthalpy flows, Turbulence and transport in
magnetizedplasmas,Plasmaassistedflowcontrol.
II.DynamicsandControlofAerospaceVehicles(AE2)
Flightmechanics,guidance,navigation,trackingandcontroloflaunchvehicles,spacecraft,missiles,
aircraft, mini aerial vehicles(MAV), Formation control of satellites, integrated navigation systems,
airborne and spaceborne sensors and precision tracking systems, spacebased aircraft navigation;
attitude dynamics and control, reentry dynamics and GN&C, HardwareInLoop Simulation, Co
operativemissionsforMAVs.
III.Propulsion(AE3)
AircraftandSpacecraftPropulsion,Experimentalandnumericalstudiesondetonations,Combustion
instabilities,Developmentofnewtechniquesforemissionreductionfromcombustionsystems,Heat
Transfer,InfraredSignaturesofAerospaceVehicles,MicrochannelCoolingofGasTurbineBlades,
CFDofpropulsivesystems,Aerodynamicdesignandperformanceanalysisofaxialflowturbomachines,
Flow control of turbomachines and internal duct flows, Computational hypersonic
aerothermodynamics, Turbulence modeling and applications, Computational studies of scramjet
engines, Supersonicmixing and combustion, Computation of highenthalpyflows, Turbulenceand
transportinmagnetizedplasmas,Plasmaassistedcombustionandflowcontrol.
IV.AerospaceStructures(AE4)
Structural Health Monitoring, Wave Propagation, Aeroelasticity, Aeroservoelasticity, Structural
Dynamics&Stability,MultidisciplinaryOptimization,MechanicsofMaterials(Metals,MetallicAlloys
andComposites),FractureandFatigueinmaterials.

B.2)BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
[DepartmentofBiosciencesandBioengineering]
TheBiomedicalEngineeringGroupatIITBombaywassetupin1988.ItisnowapartofDepartment
ofBiosciencesandBioengineering(BSBE).BiomedicalEngineeringisoneoftheyoungestdisciplinesin
engineeringandhasmadetremendousprogressinthelast4decades.Thishasbeenaidedbyrapid
advancementsinSemiconductorTechnology,InformationTechnology,andBiotechnology.Inthefield
ofBiomedicalEngineering,researcherswithexpertiseindiverseareasworktowardstheunifiedgoal
ofcreatingproductsandtechniquesforbetterhealthcare.Thebackgroundsoffacultyreflectthewide
spectrumofexpertiserequiredtomakebetterandmoreaffordablehealthcareareality.Further,the
studentsadmittedtotheprogrammehavebackgroundsinEngineering,PhysicalSciences,LifeSciences
and Medicine. The heterogeneous class composition promotes interaction between students and

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facultyofdifferentbackgroundsandprovidesopportunitiesforresearchinexcitinginterdisciplinary
areas.
Overthefirsttwosemesters,M.Tech.studentsarerequiredtodosubstantialamountofcourseworkto
complementtheirundergraduateormastersleveleducation.Thethirdsemesterisdevotedmostlyto
theM.Tech.projectsalthoughsomecoursesmayalsobetaken.Thefourthsemesterisfullydevotedto
completionoftheproject.Thecurriculumhasbeendesignedtoprovideallstudentswithageneral
background in Biomedical Engineering followed by more specific knowledge in the area of their
choice. Theformerisachievedthroughcore(foreveryone )andcompulsory (forstudentswitha
particular background ) courses in the first semester. Electivestakenduring the second andthird
semesterprovidespecializedknowledgeintheareaoftheindividualinterest.
Inthefirstsemester,studentswithbackgroundsinlifesciencesandmedicinearerequiredtotake
compulsory courses in mathematics, electronic circuits and instrumentation. Students with
backgrounds in physical sciences and engineering take coursesin physiology. Further, everyone is
requiredtopresentaseminaronatopicrelatedtoBiomedicalEngineeringundertheguidanceofa
facultymember.Thereareotherelectivecoursestobetakenaswell.
Inthesecondsemester,allstudentshavetogothroughacorecourseonBiostatisticsandDesignof
Experiments.Studentswithbackgroundsinphysicalsciencesandengineeringundergoacompulsory
course in Clinical Physiology. All students are required to undergo a course on quantitative and
experimentalmethodsinphysiology.Therestofthecoursesareelectiveswhichthestudentschoosein
consultationwiththefacultyadviser.
Electiveareofferedinbioelectricity,ergonomics,medicalinstrumentation,bioMEMS,medicalphysics,
physiological systems modeling, signal processing, etc. All students are required to take a course
designatedasanInstituteElectiveofferedbyanotherdepartments.Inspecialcases,electivesother
thantheinstituteelectivemaybetakenfromotherdepartmentsafterobtainingtheduepermissions.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.

AREASOFRESEARCH
Bioinstrumentationfordiagnosticsandtherapeutics
Biomaterialsandtissueengineering,prosthesesandmedicaldevices
Bionanotechnology
Controlleddrugdeliverysystems
Neurophysiology
Physiologicalsystemmodellingandanalysis
Studentscandotheirprojectsin,butnotrestrictedto,thefollowingareas:

Bioinstrumentationforearlydetectionofcarcinomaandtropicaldiseases,
BiointerfacesandLangmuirmodelsofbiologicalmembranes,
Biomaterialsandtissueengineering,
BiomedicaltransducersandsensorsincludingbiosensorsandbioMEMSdevices,
Bionanotechnology,
Biostatisticsandmathematicalmodeling,
Cardiacelectrophysiologyandmusclemechanics,
Controlleddrugdeliverysystems,
Diagnostictoolsbasedonspectroscopicandimagingtechniques,
Neurophysiology,
Prostheticdevicesincludingaidsforthehandicapped,
Pulmonarysurfactantreplacementsfortherapeutics,
Signalprocessing,
Telemedicineandknowledgebasedsystems

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RESEARCHFACILITIES
ResearchinBiomedicalEngineeringisconductedinlaboratoriessetupbycoreaswellasassociated
facultyofthegroup.Thevariousresearchlabsandfacilitiesavailableareasfollows:
Biointerfaceslaboratoryforevaluationofsurfacephenomenainbiologicalsystemswellequipped
withspecializedLangmuirBlodgettsystemsandsurfactometers
BiomaterialsLaboratorywithfacilitiesforthedevelopmentandevaluationofnovelmaterialsfor
clinicalapplications
BiomedicalInstrumentationLaboratorywithstandardtestandmeasurementinstrumentssuchas
digitalstorageoscilloscopes,signalgenerators,etc.
BiophotonicsLaboratorytostudytheinteractionofphotonswithtissueswithaviewtoelicit
informationoftissuefunctionanddevelopnoninvasivediagnostictools.
CardiacElectrophysiologyLaboratorywithhighspeeddataacquisitionandsignalconditioning
modulesforresearchintoelectrophysiologyofischemiaandfibrillation.
CellularEngineeringLaboratorytoconductcellularandsubcellularresearch.ThisLaboratoryis
equippedforcellandtissuecultureaswellashybridomaresearch.
Haemorheology Laboratory,withinstrumentslikeconeandplateviscometer,redcellplatelet
aggregaometerfortheevaluationofviscosityandflowparametersofbiologicalfluids
NerveandMusclePhysiologylaboratoryhasfacilitiesforexperimentsonskeletal,cardiacand
smoothmuscles
WorkonErgonomicsandBiomechanicsiscarriedonintheErgonomicsLaboratoryinIndustrial
DesignCentre(IDC)
WorkonMedicalImageProcessingandElectrophysiologicalSignalProcessingiscarriedonin
SignalProcessingandArtificialNeuralNetworks(SPANNLab)LaboratoryandtheInstrumentation
andProjectsLaboratoryinElectricalEngineeringDepartment.
Thecomputingfacilityhousesmultipleworkstationsandservers.Fibreopticlocalareanetworkexists
intheInstitute.StudentsandfacultyhaveaccesstotheInstitutefacilitieswhichincludehighend
machines.ThecomputingfacilitiesarecomplimentedbyseveralPCswithdataacquisitioncards.

B.3)ChemicalEngineering(CH)
[DepartmentofChemicalEngineering]

Awidevarietyofcoursesareofferedtoenableastudenttoobtainproficiencyinvariousfacetsofthe
ChemicalEngineeringProfessionDesign,Production,ResearchandDevelopment,andacademics.The
programmeprovidesstrongcorecoursestogetherwithasetofelectivecoursesinthefollowingareas:
Biotechnology and BioSystems Engineering; Energy and Environment; Transport, Colloids and
Interface Science; Catalysis and Reaction Engineering; Materials Engineering; Process Systems
EngineeringandControl.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
Biotechnology&BioSystemsEngineering
Metabolic&GeneticEngineering,Bioseparations,Bioinformatics,SystemsBiology,DrugDiscovery,
Enzymology,BioprocessDevelopment,VermicultureforWasteManagement,DehydrationofFood
Systems,ControlledAtmosphereStorage,andProcessDevelopmentofFoodSystems.

EnergyandEnvironment
Climate change, Coal Gasification, Energy Integration, Green Engineering, Renewable Resources,
WasteManagement,PollutionControl,AirPollutionPrediction&ControlandVermiculture.

Transport,ColloidsandinterfaceScience
Fluidization, Granularflows, PowderMixing,MembraneSeparations, RheologyofComplexFluids,
Colloids, Solgels, Emulsions &Foams, Paintsand Coatings, Microstructural Engineering, Aerosols,
Electrohydrodynamics, Fluid Mechanics & Stability, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat & Mass

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transfer,Porousmedia,andSurfactants.
CatalysisandReactionEngineering
Catalysis, Multiphase Reaction, Bioreaction Engineering and Reactor Modelling, Process
intensification&reactivedistillation.

MaterialsEngineering
Polymermaterials,PolymerReactionEngineering,PolymerProcessing,PolymerPhysics,Polyurethane,
Rubber, Polymer Rheology, Ceramics, Polymers, Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Food Engineering,
Microscopy,Nanocomposites,StatisticalThermodynamics,andSupercriticalFluids.

ProcessSystemsEngineeringandControl
ProcessSimulation,Optimization,ProcessIntegrationandScheduling,EnergyConservationand
OptimalResourceManagement,ArtificialIntelligenceandMathematicalModelling,Multiscale
Modelling,SystemsIdentificationandProcessSafetyAnalysis,Nonlinearcontrol,faultdiagnosis.

B.4)CivilEngineeringCE(CE1,CE2,CE3,CE4,CE5,CE6)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
The programme is geared to meet the growing demand for designers, consultants, development
engineers,researchscientistsandfaculty.
AstudententeringtheM.Tech.programmeinCivilEngineeringcanfollowoneofthefollowing
streams:
(i)TransportationSystemsEngineering(CE1)
(ii)GeotechnicalEngineering(CE2)
(iii)WaterResourcesEngineering(CE3)
(iv)StructuralEngineering(CE4)
(v)OceanEngineering(CE5)
(vi)RemoteSensing(CE6)
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.

AREASOFRESEARCH
TransportationSystemsEngineering(CE1)
Modellingtrafficflow,Urbanregionaltransportnetworkdesign,Transportplanningmodels,Urban
publictransportoperationandmanagement;Economicevaluation,analysisandimpactassessment;
Landusetransportplanning,Pavementanalysisanddesign,Pavementmaintenancemanagement.FS,
ANN,AI,GA,ES,GISapplicationstotransportmodelling.
GeotechnicalEngineering(CE2)
Geotechnicalpropertiesofsoils,Soilstructureinteraction,Foundationforoffshorestructures,Earth
damproblems,StabilityandSeepage,MechanicsofSwellingSoils,RockMechanicsandtunneling,Soil
dynamics,Pilefoundations,Soilstabilization,Anchoredgeosynthetics,Reinforcedsoilstructuresand
geosynthetics, Geotechnical centrifuge study, Optimization techniques and environmental
geotechniques;Landslides.
WaterResourcesEngineering(CE3)
Real fluid flow, Dispersion in surface and ground water, Jets, Stratified flow, Fluid transients,
Sedimenttransportinpipesandopenchannels,Mathematicalandanaloguemodelsforgroundwater
flows, Hydraulic structures, Hydrology, Optimization techniques in water resources Engineering,
Waterbalancestudies;Conveyancenetwork;Urbanwatermanagement;Urbanwatersupply,Strom
waterandwastewatertreatmentanddisposal.
StructuralEngineering(CE4)
Earthquake engineering, Structural dynamics; Finite element techniques; Composite materials and
mechanics; Earthquake disaster management; Reinforced and prestressed concrete; Computational

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mechanics;Windeffectsonstructures;Concretetechnology;Steelstructures;Strength,stabilityand
dynamicsofthinmembranes;Platesandshells;Structuraloptimization;Structuralresponsetoimpact
andshockloading;Pressurevessels;Reliabilityanalysis;Probabilisticdesignmethods;Curvedgrid;
Cablenetworks,Plasticanalysistechniques;Inverseproblemsandartificialintelligenceapplications;
OffshoreStructures;Shellfoundation.
OceanEngineering(CE5)
Thisprogrammeconsistsofdevelopingbasicaswellasadvancedlevelknowledgeintheareaofocean
engineering through course work and a dissertation. The course work involves exposure to
fundamentalsoffluidandwaterwavemechanicswithrelevancetooceanenvironmentfollowedby
hydrodynamicsandstructuralapplicationtoavarietyofoceaninfrastructuraldevelopmentsincluding
offshore structures, coastal and harbor structures. There are a large number of organizations in
government bodies and public sector, research labs, private consultancy firms, and educational
institutesthatneedcandidateswithsuchbackground.
RemoteSensing(CE6)
Developmentofmethodsandalgorithmsfordigitalanalysisofremotelysenseddata;Digitalanalysis
of thermal and microwave SAR data; Digital terrain modelling; Remote sensing and spatial
informationanalysissystemsinhydrologicalmodelling;Landdegradationandsoilerosionassessment;
Spectralstudiesofcropsandsoils.Fuzzy,ANNandotherapproachesinremotelysenseddataAnalysis;
Statistical analysis of geodetic and remote sensing data; Geodesy and geodetic techniques; Global
positioningsystemsanditsapplications.

B.5)ComputerScienceandEngineering(CS)
[DepartmentofComputerScienceandEngineering
TheM.Tech.programmeinComputerScienceisaflexible,secondlevelprogrammeofferingstudents
widechoiceofelectivesfromareassuchasalgorithms,programminglanguages,databases,machine
intelligence,computergraphicsandvision,networks,architecture,distributedcomputingandformal
methods.TheprogrammeisaimedatgenerationofhighqualitytechnicalmanpowerforResearch,
DesignandDevelopmentinComputerScienceandComputerApplicationsbyexposingstudentsto
coursesintheoryaswellasapplicationareas.Thedepartmenthasstrongtieswiththecomputer
industryandmanyM.Tech.studentsworkonsponsoredprojects.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
(i)Algorithms
Algorithmsandcomplexity;Combinatoricsandgraphtheory;Geometricalgorithms.
(ii)ArtificialIntelligence
Image Processing, Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision; Intelligent systems and their
applicationstutoring systems, Natural language understanding; Machine learning and neural
networks.
(iii)ComputerGraphics,ComputerVisionandImageUnderstanding
Computeraided graphics design; Multimedia; High Performance computing; Visualization;
Rendering;GraphicsdesignandAnimation;Computervision;Imageretrieval.
(iv)ComputerNetworks
Performancemodelingofnetworks&distributedsystems;Qualityofserviceindistributed
systems;Wireless LANs: analysis and design;Design, implementation and verification of
networksecurityprotocols;Distributedcontrolalgorithmsandoperatingsystems.
(v)DatabasesandDataMining
Objectoriented,temporalparalleldatabases;Queryoptimizationandtransactionmanagement;

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Hypertextmining andinformationretrieval;Datadisseminationnetworks;Integratingminingwith
relationalDBMS,temporalmining,integratingminingwithOLAP,indexingmultidimensional
data,precomputationtechniques,miningextensionsandextendingrelationalDBMSforecommerce,
Wideareadistributeddatabasesystems,forecastingandsmartebusiness.
(vi)DistributedSystems
System Performance Evaluation, Distributed Client Server Information Systems, Scalable Services,
Fault Tolerance, Distributed Object Based Systems, Autonomic/Adaptive Distributed Applications,
ProgrammingModelsandRuntimesforGenericAgents,InformationAppliances,ParallelComputing,
JavaSecurity,highperformanceclustercomputing.
(vii)FormalMethods
Formalspecification,designandverificationofhardwareandsoftwaresystemsincluding
distributed systems; Logic, automata theory and their applications in reasoning about systems;
Automatedtheoremproving;Modelchecking.
(viii)ProgramminglanguagesandCompilers
Theoryofcodeoptimization;Optimizingandparallelizingcompilers;Analysisandimplementation
offunctionalandlogicprogramminglanguages;Theoryofprogramminglanguages.
(ix)RealTimeandEmbeddedSystems
Functional Programming Applications, reconfigurable computing, Automobile Telematics,
Embeddedcontrolunits.
(x)SoftwareEngineering
Objectorientedsoftwaredevelopment;Componentarchitectures;Reengineeringofsoftware;Systems
AnalysisandDesign,MISsystems,ProjectManagement,QualityAssurance.

B.6)EarthSciences(GS,PG)
[DepartmentofEarthSciences]
TheM.Techprogrammeofthedepartmentlaysspecialemphasisondevelopingskillsforexplorationof
mineral, petroleum and groundwater. The students of this programme have good placement
opportunitiesinleadingnationalandinternationalmineral&oilexplorationcompanies,Geological
Survey of India, National Mineral Development Corporation, Atomic Mineral Division, Mineral
ExplorationCorporationandsoftwarecompanies.
a.Geoexploration:GS
Theprogrammeisstructuredsuchthatthestudentscanlearnvariousaspectsofmineral,petroleum
and groundwater explorations. It offers wide ranging courses in exploration Well Logging, Basin
Analysis,Marine
MineralResources,GroundwaterHydrology,EnvironmentalGeologyandHydrogeochemistry.
b.PetroleumGeoscience:PG
This Specialization is introduced from July 2007. It prepares graduates for a career in petroleum
exploration and development. The course provides advanced skills in seismic interpretation, basin
analysisandappliedmicropaleontology,sequencestratigraphy,reservoirsedimentology,petrophysics,
wirelineloggingtoolsanddatainterpretationusingworkstationsandsoftwareasusedintheindustry.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH

ActiveTectonicsandTectonics
Electromagnetism
EngineeringGeology
Geochemistry
Geothermics

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Geostatistics
Geomagnetism
GPSandGeodesy
GravityandMagnetic
Hydrogeology
IsotopeGeology
IgneousPetrology
Mineralogy
Micropalaeontology
MetamorphicPetrology
OrePetrologyandOredepositmodeling
OrganicGeochemistry
PetroleumGeology
RemoteSensingandGIS
Sedimentology
StructuralGeology
Stratigraphy
Seismology
Volcanology
NumericalmodellinginGeophysics

B.7) ElectricalEngineeringEE(EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5)

[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
AREASOFSPECIALIZATION
CommunicationEngineering
ControlandComputing
PowerElectronicsandPowerSystems
Microelectronics
ElectronicSystems

EE1
EE2
EE3
EE4
EE5

ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
CommunicationEngineering(EE1)
CommunicationSystems
CommunicationNetworksandInternet
ComputationalElectromagnetics
ImageProcessingandComputerVision
Microwaves,RFandAntennas
MultimediaSystems
OpticalCommunicationandPhotonics
SignalProcessing
SpeechProcessing
WirelessandMobileCommunication
InformationTheoryandCoding
MagneticResonanceImaging
ControlandComputing(EE2)
LinearSystemsTheory
OptimalControlandOptimization
ModelingandIdentificationofDynamicalSystems
ControlofDistributedParameterSystems
NonlinearSystems
ModernFilterandNetworkTheory
BehavioralSystemsTheory

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ComputationalMethodsinElectricalEngineering
SoftwareandSystemReliability
CryptographyandSecurity
GPUbasedComputing
PowerElectronicsandPowerSystems(EE3)
FACTS,HVDCandPowerQuality
DistributedGeneration
PowerSystemRestructuring
WideAreaMeasurementsandSystemProtection
EMI/EMC
CoupledFieldComputations
ElectricalMachines:Modeling,Analysis,DesignandControl
SpecialMachines
PowerElectronicConverters,ElectricDrives
PowerElectronicsforNonconventionalEnergySources
ReliabilityinPowerSystemsandPowerElectronicSystems
SmartGridsforEnergyHarvesting

Microelectronics(EE4)
DevicesandICTechnology
ReliabilityofElectronicDevicesandCircuits
DeviceSimulationandModeling
VLSIandSystemHardwareDesign
CADTools
MEMSDesignandTechnology(includingBioMEMS)
FlashMemoryDevices
OrganicSemiconductorDevices
CMOSDevices
SpintronicDevices
PhotovoltaicDevices
MaterialGrowthandCharacterization
ElectronicSystems(EE5)
ElectronicInstrumentation
SignalProcessingApplications
SpeechandAudioProcessing
BiomedicalElectronics
EmbeddedSystemDesign

B.8)EnergySystemsEngineering(EN)
[DepartmentofEnergyScience&Engineering]
Energyisacriticalinputrequiredfordevelopment.Fossilfuelreservesinthecountryarelimitedand
thereisaneedtodevelopviablecosteffectivealternatives.RenewableandNuclearEnergycanprovide
possible longterm solutions for the energy problems. There are problems in the large scale
developmentanddeploymentofthesealternativesthatneedtobeaddressed.Intheshortrun,India
hastoaggressivelypursueenergyefficiencyandDemandSideManagementtoimprovetheefficiency
ofsupplyandutilizationdevicesandsystems.Thedevelopmentofnewenergytechnologiesprovides
technological challenges as well as significant business opportunity. In order to help meet these
challenge,theDepartmentofEnergyScienceandEngineering(DESE) hasbeenestablishedwitha
missiontodevelopsustainableenergysystemsandsolutionsforthefuture.Thereisarequirementfor
high quality trained manpower in the energy sector. It also provides scope for engineering
innovators/entrepreneurs.TheM.Tech.programmeoffersamixofcompulsorycoursesandelective
coursesthatcanbechosenaccordingtothespecializationandinterestofthestudents.
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computational facility. In addition to this, the students are actively involved in the research and
development activities of the Thermal Hydraulics facility, Gasification Laboratory, Heat Pump
Laboratory (Mechanical Engineering), Power Electronics and Power Systems Laboratory (Electrical
Engineering). DESE faculty have been organizing several Continuing Education Programmes on a
continuous basis on Renewable Energy, Energy Management, Process Integration, Solar Passive
Architecture and have initiated a series of programmes for the Nuclear Power Corporation. The
departmenthasestablishedlinkageswithindustrieslikeThermax,ForbesMarshall,BSES,Mahindra&
Mahindra, BHEL and organization like Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Ministry of New and
RenewableEnergy,InternationalEnergyInitiativeandTheEnergyandResourceInstitutewhichhave
sponsoredM.Tech/Ph.DProjects,ensuringtherelevanceoftheresearchoutput.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
EnergyEfficiency/ImprovementsinconventionalEnergySystems.
Heat pumps, Energy integration, Process integration for resource optimization, Pinch Analysis
Development of techniques for optimization of Utility systems, Demand Side Management/Load
ManagementinthePowerSector,VariableSpeedDrives,PowerGenerationandSystemsPlanning,
Energy Management and Auditing, Efficient Motor Drive Systems, Electronics Ballasts, Static VAR
compensators,Illuminationcontrol,PowerElectronicsinEnergyEfficientSystems,ElectricVehicles,
Boilers and Fludised Bed Combustion, Exhaust Heat Recovery, Cogeneration, Building Energy
Management,EfficientAirConditioningSystems,HydrogenGenerationandStorage,FuelCells.
Renewables
Coal Gasification, Biomass Gasifier Design, Development and Testing, Liquid fuels from Biomass
through the thermochemical and algal route, Microbial Hydrogen, Pyrolysis for liquid fuels and
chemical,CNGKitdevelopment,TestingofSolarCollectorsandsystems,PassiveSolarArchitecture,
DevelopmentofCarbonPVcell,DecentralizedPowerSystemsGridIntegrationIssues,HybridSystems
forRuralElectrification,WindEnergy,LowCostSolarDrier,FuelCells,Thinfilmsolarcells,Carbon
nanotubesforhydrogenstorage,Solarphotovoltaicconcentrator,DevelopmentofEnginesofSVO,
Biodiesel, Dual fuelling etc., Biodiesel manufacturing process. Complex Fluid Dynamics, Flow of
GranularMaterials,Multiphaseflows,ComputationalFluidDynamics,MolecularDynamicSimulation
ofParticulateFlows.
Nuclear
Nuclear Safety, Nuclear Waste management, Thermal Hydraulics Research, Computer Simulation
ModelsforAnalysisofTransientsinPressurizedHeavyWaterReactor.Nuclearthermalhydraulicsand
safety,Analyticalsolutionofmultilayerheatconductionproblems.
Fellowships
SeveralfellowshipsarenormallyavailabletoDESEstudentsrangingfrom 8000to 15000per
month.Mostofthefellowshipsalsoincludetuitionfeewaiver.Fellowshipwillbeofferedonthebasis
ofseparateinterviews.

B.9)EnvironmentalScience&Engineering(EV)
[CentreforEnvironmentalScience&Engineering(CESE)]

TheinterdisciplinaryprogrammeinEnvironmentalScienceandEngineeringaimstoofferabalanced
traininginscientific,engineeringandsocialaspectsofthisfield.Thecoursehasbeendesignedtomeet
the requirements of industry, consultancy services, academic and R & D organizations related to
EnvironmentalManagement,treatmentofemissionandeffluentsandremediationofcontaminated
environment.Theprogrammeprovidesamplechoiceofelectivestoenablestudentstodelvedeeperin
to various aspects related to this discipline, i.e. Environmental Monitoring and Modeling,
EnvironmentalImpactAnalysis,EnvironmentBiotechnology,IndustrialAir&WaterPollutionControl,
IndustrialEcology,CleanTechnologyandHazardousWasteManagementandAerosolScienceand
Technology. MaharashtraPollutionControlBoardundertheirMoUwithIITBombayhasprovided

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financialassistanceforfellowshipforTwoyearM.Tech.ProgrammeinEnvironmentalScienceand
Engineering.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
The research and development activities of the CESE encompass a wide spectrum of areas in
Environmental Science and Engineering with special emphasis on the solution of real life
environmentalproblemssuchasenvironmentalmonitoring,industrialairandwaterpollutioncontrol,
solid and hazardous waste management, air and water quality modelling, environmental systems
optimization, environmental microbiology and biotechnology, bioremediation, indoor air quality,
aerosolscienceandtechnology,environmentalimpactassessmentandglobalissues.Forfurtherdetails
visitwww.cese.iitb.ac.in

B.10)Geoinformatics&NaturalResourcesEngineering)(GNR)
[CentreofStudiesinResourcesEngineering(CSRE)]
CentreofStudiesinResourcesEngineeringoffersanM.TechprogrammeinGeoinformatics&Natural
ResourcesEngineeringwhichismultidisciplinaryinnature.Theemphasisoftheprogrammeisonthe
useofmoderntechnologicaltoolssuchasSatelliteRemoteSensing,GeographicInformationSystems,
GlobalPositioningSystems,etc.fornaturalresourcesstudies.Thecourseprovidesabalancedcoverage
onnaturalresourcesexplorationandmanagementaswellasontheapplicationareasofinterestsuch
asAgriculture &Rural Development, AtmosphericStudies including Ozone Depletion, Coastal and
MarineEnvironment,DigitalImageProcessing,DigitalPhotogrammetry,NaturalHazardAssessment
andDisasterMitigation,Snow,AvalancheandGlacialStudies,TerrainEvaluation,WaterResources
(SurfaceandGroundwater),HighPerformingComputing,etc.
DuetomultidisciplinarynatureofthesubjectofGeoinformaticsandNaturalResourcesEngineering,
emphasisislaidontrainingthestudentswithanintegratedapproachtovariousissuespertainingto
naturalresourcesexplorationandscientificmanagementusingthemostmoderntoolsandtechniques.
ThecoursesofferedcoverfundamentalstoadvancedtopicsintheuseofRemoteSensing,GISandGPS
tonaturalresourcesofLand,EarthandAtmosphereaswellasnaturalhazardsanddisasters.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.

AREASOFRESEARCH
Remote Sensing and GIS applications, Surface and ground water resources, Terrain evaluation,
LandusePlanning,AgroInformaticsandRuralDevelopment,SensorNetworkinPrecisionAgriculture,
Mineralandhydrocarbonexploration,Snowandavalanchestudies,Hazardsoflandslide,Droughtand
desertification,Marineandcoastalenvironmentalstudies,Atmosphericremotesensing,Development
oftoolsandtechniquesofspatialdataprocessing,DigitalImageprocessing,Stereoimageanalysisand
digitalcartography,Microwaveremotesensing,Geocomputationalsystems,Climatechangeaspects,
etc.

B.11)IndustrialEngineeringandOperationsResearch(IO)
[InterdisciplinaryGroupinIndustrialEngineeringandOperationsResearch(IE&OR)]
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
Thegroupisinterestedinresearchrelatedtomodeling,quantitativeanalysisandoptimalresource
allocationfromdecisionproblemsindeterministicandstochasticcontexts.Broadareasofapplication
areinmanufacturingsystems,supplychains,logistics,transportincludingrailways,finance,services,
infrastructures and other industrial systems; application of quantitative methods in quality and

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maintenancemanagementsystems;developmentandapplicationofdecisionsupport,intelligentand
knowledgebasedsystems.
The specific problems of interest include: production planning, scheduling and control systems;
management of inventories in production, distribution and service systems; industrial scheduling,
facilitiesplanning,projectmanagement,qualitymanagement,materialmanagementandproductivity
management; operation, planning and control related to CMS, MRP, flexible assembly, FMS, JIT,
SupplyChainsandERP;reverselogisticsandRFIDapplications,productvarietymanagement.
Operations Research applications in management of technology and resource allocation; optimal
controlinstochasticsystems;applicationsofgametheory,modelingandsimulationofsupplychains,
manufacturingandservicesystems;theoryandapplicationsofdistributedsimulation,discreteevent
andsystemdynamicssimulations;appliedstochasticmodels;schedulingandcontrolofrailwaysand
other transport operations; time tabling of services, crew and vehicle scheduling for transport
operations; optimization and design problems arising from ecommerce, including auctions and
mechanismdesignforelectronicexchanges;riskanalysisandcontractdesign;revenuemanagement;
quantitative models for financial engineering. Theory and applications of neural nets and fuzzy
systems in manufacturing and management; development and applications of modern information
systemsformanagingmanufacturing,supplychainandserviceorganizations.
The IEOR programme is unique in its contemporary flavour, with new courses in Financial
Engineering, Services Management, Knowledge Based Systems, Neural Networks, Supply Chain
Management,EngineeringEconomy,Manufacturingsystemstonameafew.Theprogrammeisequally
stronginbackgroundbuilding,withupdatedcoursesinOptimizationTechniques,StochasticModels
andSimulation.

B.12)MechanicalEngineeringME(ME1,ME2,ME3,ME4)

[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering]

AreasofSpecialization
1.ThermalandFluidsEngineering(ME1)
2.DesignEngineering(ME2)
3.ManufacturingEngineering(ME3)
4.NuclearEngineering(ME4)*
*NoadmissiontospecialisationNuclearEngineering(ME4)fortheyear201415.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
ThermalandFluidsEngineering(ME1)
FluidMechanics,FluidMachinery,FluidPowerControlandFluidics,AnalysisofThermalSystems,
Numericalpredictionofconvectiveandradiativeheattransfer,Combustion,Fluidisedbedcombustion,
Refrigeration and Airconditioning, Cryogenics, Miniature Cryorefrigerators, Food preservation,
PerformanceStudiesonICEngines,AlternateFuels,NuclearEnergyandReactorPhysics,FuelCells,
NuclearReactorThermalHydraulics,ElectronicsCooling,MicrofluidicsandMicroscaleHeatTransfer,
Transportinporousmedia,ComputationalFluidFlowandHeatTransfer,AnalysisofTurbulentFlows,
LowTemperaturePlasmaModelling,MolecularGasDynamics,EnhancedOilRecovery.
DesignEngineering(ME2)
StressandVibrationAnalysisAnalytical,numerical(FiniteElementandBoundaryElementMethods)
andexperimentalmethods,FatigueandFractureLinearelasticandelasticplasticfracturemechanics,
Fracture of composite materials, Fatiguecreepcorrosion interaction, Tribology and Machinery
Maintenance,PressureVesselDesign,ComputerAidedSimulationandDesignOptimization,Linear

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and nonlinear vibrations, Chaos, Vehicle Dynamics, Rotor Dynamics, Acoustics and Noise, Active
VibrationandNoiseControl,SmartStructure,Robotics,KinematicsandcontrolofRigidandFlexible
Manipulators, Microprocessor based control and automation, Mechatronics, Mobile Robots, Textile
Machinery,MEMS.
ManufacturingEngineering(ME3)
CAD / CAM / CIM, CNC, Computer Assisted Process Planning, Design for Manufacturing and
Assembly, Manufacturing Automation & Control, Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Rapid
PrototypingandTooling.
Design,OptimizationandModellingofManufacturingProcesses(Casting,Forming,Machining,and
Welding),PrecisionandMicroManufacturingProcesses,ComputerAidedToolDesign.
ApplicationsofIE&ORinManufacturing,Logistics,QualityandMaintenanceSystems.
NuclearEngineering(ME4)
NuclearReactorTheory,NuclearReactorDynamicsandControl,NuclearReactorThermalHydraulics,
NuclearReactorSafety,ReliabilityandProbabilisticRiskAssessment.
Fellowships
TherewillbeaboutfourfellowshipsfromAtomicEnergyRegulatoryBoard(AERB)giventodeserving
M.Tech.Students.Thoseselected(basedonaninterview)willbeofferedandenhancedstipendof
20,000/,alongwithfeewavier.ThesestudentswillbeabsorbedasScientificOfficer(C)inAERB
andwouldberequiredtoexecuteabondtoservetheorganisationforatleastthreeyears.Asimilar
Fellowship program is also likely to be available from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.
(NPCIL).

B.13)MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterialsScienceMM(MM1,MM2,MM3,MM4)
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterialsScience]
AreasofSpecialization
MaterialsScience
ProcessEngineering
SteelTechnology
CorrosionScience&Engineering

MM1
MM2
MM3
MM4

ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
FacultyintheMetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterialsScienceDept.carryoutresearchonarangeof
materials:
Metals
Process analysis, instrumentation and control, Iron and Steel making, deformation behavior and
microstructure evolution during creep and superplasticity, mineral processing and extractive
metallurgy,metalforming,mechanicalbehavior,welding,physicalmetallurgy,phasetransformation,
structurepropertyrelationship,thermomechanicalprocessingandtextureanalysis.
Ceramics
Electronicceramics,bioceramics,glassceramics,ceramicfoams,industrialceramics,IRtransmitting
glasses,nearnetshapeforming,gelcasting,rheologyofsuspensions.
Semiconductorsandmagneticmaterials
Devices of thin film elemental semiconductors and alloy systems, surface treatment and surface
engineering, chemical vapor deposition, structure property correlation in nanocrystalline magnetic
materials,magnetoresistormaterials.
In addition, research into materials for sensors and batteries, superconductors, synthesis and

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processing of ion conductors, materials for energy generation and storage is going on in the
Department.
PolymersandComposites
Polymer blends, Polymercarbon nanotube composites, metalmatrix composites, structure property
relations.
WearandCorrosion
Fractureandfailure,nondestructiveevaluation,aqueouscorrosion,metallurgyofcorrosion,oiland
gascorrosion,andprotectivecoatings(paints,hightemperaturecoatingsetc.). LocalizedCorrosion
including Stress Corrosion Cracking; Corrosion Fatigue and Hydrogen embrittlement, High
TemperatureCorrosion,HotCorrosion,ProtectiveCoatings,OrganicCoatings,andHighTemperature
Coatings, Corrosion Control and Monitoring, Corrosion of Steel in Concrete, Microbial Corrosion,
Inhibitors, Cathodic Protection, Corrosion of Weldments, Biomaterials, Intermatallics/Aluminides,
LightMetals,Stainlesssteels.
ModelingandSimulations
Modeling of metallurgical processes, heat and mass transport, modeling of metal forming,
Optimization,MonteCarlosimulations,Dislocationdynamicssimulations.
FACILITIESAVAILABLE
BasicXRDwithXceleratorandthinfilmattachment
1600DegreeHorizontalSingleSampleDilatometerwithAccessories
ImageIntensifierSystemandExRaySource
HighTemp.AttachmentandTextureandStressAttachmentUnit
AirVacuumInductionMeltingSystem
HitachiScanningElectronMicroscope
SimultaneousThermalAnalysisSystem
R/SSSTPluswithCoaxialCylinderRheometer
AtomicAbsorptionUnitAVANTAP
CarbonSulphurAnalyser
HighTemp.Furnaces1700Deg.C.
UVVisibleSpectrophotometer
Thinfilmprocessingunits
MTSmachines
Vibratingsamplemagnetometer
NationalfacilityonOIMandstressdeterminationbyXRD
ElectrochemicalMeasurementSystemsTheStateoftheartModelPAR338.
PotentiostatmodelWenkingPSG581
Automated10Ton/SCCsystems.
Thermogravimetryanalysers.
ComputerFacilities.
Optical&Stereomicroscopes
AcousticEmissionSystems.
WearandCorrosionMachines.
FacilitiesfortestingPaintandOtherCoatings.
Dynamicloopsystem.
Hightemperaturehighpressureautoclaves

B.14)Materials,ManufacturingandModeling(MMM)

[CrossDepartmentalProgrammeofMechanicalEngineering,MetallurgicalEngineering
&MaterialsScienceandMathematics]

ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.

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B.15)Systems&ControlEngineering(SC)

[InterdisciplinaryGroupinSystems&ControlEngineering(SC)]
The programme provides a balanced choice of courses in theory and application of Systems and
ControlEngineeringwiththepossibilityofconcentrationineithertheoryorapplication.Itprovidesan
interdisciplinary background to all the students by exposing them to other areas. The exercises,
examplesandprojectsarebasedonrealworldsystems,soastoimpartadeepunderstandingofthe
subjectsandtheirapplications.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
LargeScaleSystems,SystemReduction,NuclearReactorControl,SlidingModeControl(Continuous&
Discrete), Power Systems Stability and Control, Modeling, Control & Implementation of Smart
Structures,SpaceLaunchVehiclesStability&Control,GasTurbinesStability&Control,Flexible
manipulators,Stability&ControlMultirateOutputFeedbackbasedControl(POF/FOS).
RobustStabilityandControlespeciallyusingquantitativefeedbacktheory(QFT)techniques,Nonlinear
SystemAnalysisandControl,andReliableComputingusingintervalanalysistechniques.
Optimal control, Constrained and optimization based control, in particular, stochastic model
predictive/recedinghorizontalcontrol;
Nonlinearandadaptivecontrol,geometricmechanics,LagrangianandHamiltonianmechanics.
Cooperative control of multiagent systems, resource allocation, team theory and its application,
decentralizedcontrol,cooperativeandnetworkcontrol,
Game theory, economics, optimization, variational inequalities, coding theory, information theory,
operationsresearch,stochasticcontrol,systemsbiology,teamdecisiontheory
Reconfigurable hardware, embedded control systems, robotic path planning algorithms,
hardware/softwarecodesign.
Switchedandhybridsystems;controlundercommunicationandcomputationconstraints;stochastic
control;applicationsofprobabilityinengineeringsystems.

B.16)TechnologyandDevelopment(TD)
[CentreforTechnologyAlternativesforRuralAreas(CTARA)]

ThetwoyeartransdisciplinarycourseisdesignedtoprepareprofessionalsintheareaofTechnology
and Development to work in diverse fields and in different roles for managing / influencing /
consulting/innovating/choosingindifferentpublic,privateandcivilsocietyorganizations.Thecore
courseswilldealwithimportantruralresourceassessment(land,water,energy),techniquesforchoice
oftechnology,developmenttheoryandpolicy,socialscienceresearchmethodsandsystemdynamics
models,andprojectmanagement.Studentswillbeabletochooseelectivesbasedontheirbackground
andinterest.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
FACILITIESAVAILABLE
Metalandwoodworkingworkshop,FoodProcessinglaboratory,contactswithactiveorganizationin
theregionforpracticaltrainingandfieldbasedprojectwork.
AREASOFRESEARCH

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TechnologyandDevelopment
Rural/AgrobasedIndustries
NaturalResources(Energy,water,Landuse)
Environment,ClimateChangeandDevelopment
PublicPolicyandGovernance
AgricultureandBiodiversity
Ruralandregionalplanning

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STATEMENTOFPURPOSE(SoP)/Additionalinformation
1.CandidatesapplyingtoM.Tech.in(i)AerospaceEngineering(AE),(ii)Technology&Development(TD)ofIIT
Bombay
StatementofPurpose(SoP)isyouropportunitytosharewiththeadmissioncommitteeyourthoughtsandfeeling
aboutPostgraduatestudiesatIITBombayincludingyourpreparationforthesame.Includeabriefdescriptionof
pastproject/researchworkdonebyyou.Restrictyourselfto500600words.ThepersonalSOPwillaidthe
admissioncommitteeinevaluatingyourapplication.
1.Name:
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2.Programmeofstudy:M.Tech.
Discipline:_________________________________

(AE/TD)

2.CandidatesapplyingforChemicalEngineering(CH),BiomedicalEngineering(BM),ElectricalEngineering
(EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5)MUSTprovidethefollowinginformationalongwiththeapplicationform:

Titleofthefinalyearproject.

Fourcoursesstudied,whichyouthink,arerelevanttotheM.Tech.Programme.

Shorttermcoursesattended.
1.Name:
___________________________________________________________________________________________________
2.Programmeofstudy:M.Tech.
Discipline:______________________________

(CH/BM/EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5)

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AppendixI
a)SponsorshipCertificateforfulltimecandidates
(OntheletterheadoftheSponsoringOrganization).

SPONSORSHIPCERTIFICATE(forfulltimecandidates)
To,
TheDirector,
IndianInstituteofTechnology,
Mumbai400076.
Subject:SponsoringofanemployeeforM.Tech.Programme(fulltime)atIITBombay
DearSir,
We hereby sponsor the candidature of Shri / Smt. / Kum_______________________________,
employedinourorganizationas___________________(designation),forjoiningM.Tech.Programme
in____________________atyourInstituteasafulltimecandidate.
He/Sheisemployeeofourorganizationsince_______.Weshallfullyrelievehim/herofhis/her
dutiesintheorganizationduringtheentireperiodoftheM.Tech.programme,toenablehim/herto
devotefulltimetohis/herstudiesintheInstitute.Weunderstandthatthedurationforfulltime
M.Tech.Programmeis2years.Weshallbearthetotalexpensesofhis/herstudies.

Date:

SignatureandsealoftheSponsoringAuthority

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AppendixII
b)SponsorshipCertificateforparttimecandidates
(OntheletterheadoftheSponsoringOrganization).

SPONSORSHIPCERTIFICATE(forparttimecandidates)
To,
TheDirector,
IndianInstituteofTechnology,
Mumbai400076.
Subject:SponsoringofanemployeeforM.Tech.Programme(parttime)atIITBombay
DearSir,
WeherebysponsorthecandidatureofShri/Smt./Kum.______________________________,
employedinourorganizationas____________________(designation)forjoiningM.Techprogramme
atyourInstituteonaparttimebasis.
He/Sheis_______________________________________anemployeeinourorganizationsince_____.
Weshallreleasehim/herduringworkinghourstoundergotheprogrammeasperthetimetableof
theprogrammeatIITBombay.WeunderstandthatthedurationforparttimeM.Tech.Programmeis
3years.Weshallbearthetotalexpensesofhis/herstudies.

Date:

SignatureandsealoftheSponsoringAuthority

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AppendixIII

c)CERTIFICATEFORPROJECTSTAFF

ThisistocertifythatShri/Smt/Kum._________________________________hasbeenworkingin
Project______________________________fromdt._________.
Thedurationoftheprojectis________years.AppointmentofShri/Smt/Kum_____________
_______________isfortheperiodof_____years.His/Herappointmentislikelytobeextendedfor
thefurtherperiod.
Ihavenoobjectionifhe/sheregisterforM.Tech.Programmein_____________________Department
under_______________category.

Signature____________________________
Prof._________________________________
ProjectInvestigator:_____________________
ProjectCode:___________________________
ProjectTitle:___________________________

Undertaking

I,Shri/Smt/Kum_____________________________________________herebydeclarethatintheevent
ofterminationofmyappointmentintheproject,IshallcontinuemystudiesasSelffinancedstudent
fortheremainingperiod.
Signature:
Date:

NameofStudent:

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