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INDIANINSTITUTEOFTECHNOLOGYBOMBAY

InformationBrochure
M.Tech./M.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)
Admissions201617

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CONTENTS
I. ImportantGuidelinesforM.Tech.Application
II. ImportantDates

A 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)
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)*
*NoadmissiontospecialisationRemoteSensing(CE6)fortheyear201617.
ConstructionTechnologyandManagement(CE7)#
#(introducedfromtheacademicyear201617)
B.5 ComputerScienceandEngineering(CS)
[DepartmentofComputerScienceandEngineering]

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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)fortheyear201617
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)
D SponsorshipCertificate(Fulltime)AppendixI
SponsorshipCertificate(Parttime)AppendixII
CertificateforProjectStaff(PS)categoryAppendixIII

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I.ImportantGuidelinesforM.Tech.Application

1 Pleasereadtheinstructionsgiveninthebrochurecarefullybeforefillinguptheapplicationform.
2 OnlineApplicationForm&InformationBrochure(includingtheadmissionschedulealongwith
theimportantdates)isavailableontheInstitutewebsitehttp://www1.iitb.ac.in/academic/mtech.jsp.
Youarerequiredtosubmittheapplication ONLINE. NoDownloadableFormswillbeavailable.
Afterfillingtheform,youareadvisedtotakeaprintofyourapplicationandkeepthesamefor
therecord.
3 Theapplicationfeeisasfollows,
Womencandidates:Rs.150/
SC/ST/PwDcategorycandidates:Rs.150/
Allothercandidates:Rs. 300/
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,ApplicationnumberorGATEregistrationnumber
andEmailaddressonreversesideoftheDemandDraft.
If you are paying through Demand Draft, you MUST send the Demand Draft along with the
completedcopyoftheapplication.
Ifyou havepaidtheapplicationfeethroughDebitCard/CreditCard/ SBI Internet Banking/
OnlinePaymentSystemyoudonothavetosubmitthehardcopyoftheapplication.
Applicationswithoutonlinepaymentdetails/DemandDraftwillnotbeconsidered.
APPLICATIONFEEISNONREFUNDABLE.
4 PleaserefertotheInstitutewebsitehttp://www1.iitb.ac.in/academic/mtech.jspforfillingONLINEapplication
form.

5 Ifthenameofyourqualifyingdisciplinedoesnotmatchexactlywiththequalifyingdiscipline
listedinthebrochure,youmayselectthecodeforthedisciplineclosesttoyourqualifyingdegree
discipline.Incaseyoudonotfindaclosematch,youmayselectZE(incaseofB.E./B.Tech.
degree)orZS(incaseofM.Sc.degree).Admissionofferedinthesecaseswillbesubjecttothe
verificationofthecurriculumbytheconcernedAcademicUnitofIITBombay.
6 Youcanapplyformorethanoneprogrammeandcanselectupto10preferences.Ifadiscipline
hasmultiplespecialization,eachspecializationiscountedasoneoption.
7 OBC candidates may note that the limit of annual incomeis Rs. 6 lakhs fordetermining the
creamylayeramongOtherBackwardClasses(OBCs)candidates.
TheOBCNCcertificateissuedforthefinancialyear201516bytheCompetentAuthorityinthe
prescribedformatmustbeuploadedintheONLINEapplicationformandsubmittedatthetimeof
admission.
The OBC reservation update Information are available in the public domain
http://www1.iitb.ac.in/academic/mtech.jspunderOBCReservationUpdate.
8. RequirementofFirstClass/60%forPGadmissionatIITBombay
AsgivenunderA.7.3.ELIGIBILITYFORM.TECH./M.TECH.+Ph.D.(DUALDEGREE)PROGRAMMES .
9 PleasenotethatyoucansubmitonlyONEapplication.

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10 YouMUSTuploadthefollowingwhilesubmittingtheM.Tech.Application.
Scannedversionofphotograph
Scannedversionofsignature
Marksheetofthelastsemester/Consolidatedmarksheetofthequalifyingdegree.
(Exampending/resultawaitedcandidateshavetouploadtheirlatest/previoussemester
marksheet).
CasteCertificate(OBCNC/SC/ST),ifapplicable.Anaffidavitforhavingappliedincase
thecertificateisnotyetreceived.
PwDCertificate,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
Bombay,Powai,Mumbai400076bythelastdateasgivenintheAdmissionSchedule.
13 You should check the Institute website http://www1.iitb.ac.in/academic/mtech.jsp
or results/
importantannouncements.
14 Youshouldcheckemailssenttotheemailaddressprovidedinyourapplication,forallimportant
communicationsandannouncements.
15 Candidatescalledforwrittentest/interviewshouldbringwiththem(i)PhotoIDCard(ii)Hard
copyoftheapplicationsubmittedonline(iii)/Finalyearthesis/dissertation/report/publication
/copyofcertificates/Marksheets.
16 Candidateshavingdegreefromforeignuniversitiesarerequiredtosubmitequivalencecertificate
fromAssociationofIndianUniversities(AIU),NewDelhiforqualifyingExamandproofofhaving
Firstclassor60%(55%forSC/ST)marksorequivalentinqualifyingexamination.
17 SeatsarereservedforOtherBackwardclassNonCreamylayer(OBCNC)/ScheduledCaste(SC)/
ScheduledTribe(ST)/PersonwithDisability(PwD)category,asperGovernmentofIndiarules.

CandidatesneedtoapplyONLINEonly.NoDownloadableFormswillbeavailable.

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SCHEDULEII.IMPORTANTDATES:TENTATIVESCHEDULEFORADMISSIONTOM.TECH.
SCHEDULEFORADMISSIONTOM.TECH.
PROGRAMME201617
PROGRAMME201617{FIRSTSEMESTER}
{FIRSTSEMESTER}
No Particulars Dates
01. LastdatetoconveytheminimumqualifyingGATEscore/ Wednesday,February,24,2016
Qualifying Discipline GATE score to be eligible for
applyingatIITBombayandDirectAdmissionbyconcerned
academic units to the Academic Office.(The candidates
abovethisGATEscorewillONLYbeabletoapplyONLINE)
02. LastDatetoconveytheminimumqualifyingGATEscorefor Wednesday,February,24,2016
cutoff and No. of students to be called for Written
Test/Interview to GN candidates by concerned academic
unitstotheAcademicOffice.
03. Advertisement(inallleadingNewspapersandonIIT Sunday,March13,2016
website)
04. AvailableofOnlineapplicationformsmode Thursday,March17,2016
05. Lastdateforsubmissionofcompletedapplicationforms Tuesday,April05,2016
06.DirectAdmissionOffers
CH/IE&OR (direct admission only in the first and written Result Lastdatefor
test/interviewforsubsequentrounds) Announcement paymentoffees
AE,CS,EE,MM,ME&MMMonthebasisofGATEscoreonly
for TA category (No Written Test and/ or Interview for
GN,SC,ST,OBCNC&PwDcandidates)

1stoffer April14,2016 April20,2016


nd
2 offer(exceptCH/IO) April29,2016 May6,2016
rd
3 offer(exceptCH/IO) May15,2016 May22,2016
4thoffer(exceptCH/IO)(ifrequired) June22,2016 June29,2016
07.WrittenTestand/orInterview
To display the list for candidates called for TA/TAP/FA/RA / Monday,April18,2016
RAP/PS/IS/SWforWrittenTestandor/Interviewschedule/details
08.DatesfortheWrittenTestandorInterviewforallcategories(i.eTA/TAP/FA/RA/RAP/PS/IS/SW)
Programme TeachingAssistantship(TA) TeachingAssistantshipThrough ProjectStaff(PS)/Institute
Project(TAP)/Research Staff(IS)/
Assistantship(RA)/Research Sponsored(SW)
AssistantshipThroughProject
(RAP)/FellowshipAwardee(FA)

AerospaceEngineering Directadmission May12,2016(Only


(AE1,AE2,AE3,AE4) Interview)
Bioscience& May12&13,2016 May12&13,2016
BioEngineering(BM) (WrittenTestand/or (WrittenTestand/or
Interview) Interview)
ChemicalEngineering May13&14,2016 May13&14,2016
(CH)(Directadmission1st (WrittenTestand/or (WrittenTestand/or
roundonly). Interview) Interview)
CivilEngineering May12&13,2016 May12&13,2016
(CE1,CE2,CE3,CE4,CE5, (WrittenTestand/or (WrittenTestand/or
CE6*,CE7#) Interview) Interview)
*Noadmissiontospecialisation
RemoteSensing(CE6)forthe
year201617.
#introducedfromtheacademic
year201617

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Candidatesshortlistedforwrittentest/interviewforspecializationsCE1,CE2,CE3,CE4,CE5andCE7should
reporttoCivilEngineeringDepartmentat8.30a.m.onMay12 th,2016.
Incaseofcandidateshavingclashwiththedatesmentionedonaccountofqualifyingdegreerelateduniversity
examinationmayreport/appearforwrittentest/interviewonSundaythe15 thMay,2016atCivilEngg.Deptt.
Nootherrequestforchangeswillbeentertained.

ComputerScience& Directadmission May18,2016 May18,2016
Engineering(CS) (WrittenTest/Interview) (WrittenTest/
Interview)
EarthSciences(GS,PG) May15th&16th,2016 May15&16,2016
(Interview) (Interview)
ElectricalEngineering Directadmission June13,2016 June13,2016
(EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5) (WrittenTest) (WrittenTest)
June14,2016 June14,2016
(Interview) (Interview)
EnergySystems May13&14,2016 May13&14,2016
Engineering(EN) (WrittenTestand/or (WrittenTestand/or
Interview) Interview)
EnvironmentalScience& May12&13,2016 May12&13,2016
Engineering(EV) (interviewonly) (interviewonly)
Geoinformatics&Natural May15&16,2016 May15&16,2016
ResourcesEngineering (WrittenTestand/or (WrittenTestand/or
(GNR) Interview) Interview)
IndustrialEngineering& May12&13,2016 May12&13,2016
OperationsResearch(IO) (WrittenTestand/or (WrittenTestand/or
Interview) Interview
MechanicalEngineering DirectAdmission July5,2016 July5,2016
(ME1,ME2,ME3) (WrittenTestand/or (WrittenTestand/or
Interview) Interview)
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Onlyforthestudents
sponsoredfromNavy
(INSShivaji),seeking
admission in ME1, a
separatewrittentest&
interview will be
conducted on 15th
May,2016(Sunday).
*WrittentestsyllabusforME1willbeavailableonwww.me.iitb.ac.in.
MetallurgicalEngineering Directadmission July7,2016
andMaterialsScience (WrittenTestand/or
(MM1,MM2,MM3,MM4) Interview
Materials,Manufacturing Directadmission
andModeling(MMM)
Systems&Control May15,2016 May15,2016 May15,2016
Engineering (WrittenTest/Interview) (WrittenTest/Interview) (WrittenTest
/Interview)
Technology& May11,2016(Written May11,2016(Written
Development(TD) Test) Test)
May12th&13th,2016 May12th&13th,2016
(Interviews) (Interviews)

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09. DateforreceiptofrecommendationsfromHeadsofDept/School/Centre/ May20,2016
IDgroups
10.DeclarationofResultforTest/Interviewandlastdateforpaymentoffees
Offers ResultAnnouncement Lastdateforpayment
offees
1stoffer May27,2016 June3,2016
nd
2 offer(ifrequired) June10,2016 June16,2016
3rdoffer(ifrequired) June23,2016 June30,2016
ONLYSPOTAdmissions(Ifrequired),tobeconductedinJuly.
11Spotadmissions(ifrequired)forTAcategoryonly
MechanicalEngineering(TA/RA)*** July5,2016
***PleaserefertheMEDepartment&academicadmissionwebsiteformoredetails.
Note:1)NoadmissiontospecializationNuclearEngineering(ME4)fortheyear201617.
2)TheresultofRApositionsinME1,ME2,ME3&MMMwillbedeclaredafterthe
conductofspotadmission.
CivilEngineering,ElectricalEngineering,EarthSciences. July6,2016
Energy Systems Engineering, Geoinformatics & Natural Resources Engineering, July7,2016
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Metallurgical Engineering and
MaterialsScience,Systems&ControlEngineering.
AerospaceEngineering,ChemicalEngineering,Technology&Development. July8,2016
12 RegistrationandOrientationProgramme(tentative) July14toJuly16,
2016
13 Instructionbegins July18,2016
AE,EE,CS,ME,MM,MMM TheseacademicunitsofferDirectAdmissionson
the basis of GATE score ONLY (No written test
and/or interview) (For admission to TA/TAP
category)
CH/IE&OR These academic units offer admission through
Direct Admissions on thebasis ofGATE score &
through Written Test and/or Interview (For
admissiontoTA/TAPcategory)

TheWrittenTestand/orInterviewforM.Tech.+Ph.D.(DualDegree)Programmewillbecommunicatedby
AcademicOfficeseparatelyonIITwebsite:http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/mtech.jsp
.
Resultswill bedeclared on IIT website: http://www.iitb.ac.in/newacadhome/mtech.jsp
.The dates
givenabovearetentative.Anychangesinthedateswillbeindicatedonthewebsite.
PS:GATE2016qualifiedcandidatesmayapplyaftertheGATE2016resultsareannouncedanduploadedon
theInstituteAdmissionONLINEapplicationportal.

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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.
Atpresent,Undergraduate(B.Tech.),Postgraduate(M.Tech.)andDoctoral(Ph.D.)programmesare
offered by the Departments 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.
InterdisciplinarygroupsinIndustrialEngineering&OperationsResearchandSystemsandControl
EngineeringofferM.Tech.andPh.D.Programmes.APh.D.ProgrammeinClimateStudiesisofferedby
thecorrespondinggroup.
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
ofManagementoffersa2yearMasterofManagementprogramme,doctoralprogrammeandExecutive
Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in collaboration with Washington University in St.
Louis. 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.
TheInstituteonanaverageadmits1191candidatesfortheUndergraduateprogrammesand 1580
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

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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(PwD)Categories

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Seats are reserved for Other Backward Class NonCreamy Layer(OBCNCL)/Scheduled Caste (SC),
ScheduledTribe(ST)andPersonwithDisability(PwD)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)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)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( Rs. 12,400/permonth,atpresent)basedonthefollowingnorms:
i.Studentsgettingassistantshipwillberequiredtoassist/workforcourses,laboratory,
oranyotherrelatedacademic/administrativeworktotheextentof8hoursperweek
asassignedbytheconcernedAcademicUnit.
ii.Theassistantshipwillbeavailableforamaximumperiodof24monthsandstudents
withTAhavetocompletetheM.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) The students joining the programme under this category will be considered for
Assistantshipsbasedonthefollowingnorms:
i.TheassistantshipholdersarerequiredtoworkinasponsoredR&Dprojectbeing
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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 &
DevelopmentBoard(ARDB),DepartmentofScienceandTechnology(DST),AtomicEnergy
Regulatory Board (AERB), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Maharashtra Pollution
Control Board etc. and several other organizations such as Forbes Marshall, Textile
MachineryManufacturersAssociation(TMMA),InternationalEnergyInitiative,Larsen&
Toubro,etc.
A.5.3.3) Onlysomedisciplines/specializationshaveFAseats.Thecandidatesdonothavetoindicate
theirpreferenceforFAseparatelyastheseatsareunderTAcategoryforadmisions.
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)( Rs. 13,400/permonth,atpresent) basedonthefollowing
norms:
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:
i.ResearchAssistantshavetoworkintheassignedSponsoredR&Dproject.Theyare
requiredtoworkforabout20hoursaweekontheSponsoredResearchProject.
ii. Theywilldotheirthesis/dissertationinsameprojectarea.
iii.Theyhavetocompletetheprogrammein3years.

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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
the qualifying degree. The option of 2years of relevant professional experience is not
applicableforapplyingtoM.Tech.programmeinComputerScience&Engineering.
iii.TheselectionwillbeonthebasisofperformanceinWrittenTest/Interview.Thewritten
test will be conducted to examine their knowledge in the discipline of their qualifying
degree,whichformstheprerequisiteforadmissiontothecorrespondingspecializationof
theM.Tech.Programme.

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Sponsoredcandidateswhoareadmittedtotheprogrammeshouldhavefullfinancialsupportfromthe
concerned sponsoring agency for the entire duration of the programme. They can complete the
programmeonfulltime(2yearduration)orparttime(3yearduration)basis,dependingonthe
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.,IndianInstituteofMetals,etc.)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(any
oneofthem)
(3)afirstclassasspecifiedbytheuniversity
(4)aminimumCumulativeGradePointAverage(CGPA)orCumulativePerformance
Index(CPI)of6.0onthescaleof010;withcorrespondingproportionalrequirements
whenthescalesareotherthanon010,(forexample,4.8onascaleof08)
ForstudentsfromtheSC/STcategory,thecorrespondingcriteriaare:
(1)aminimumof55percentmarksinthefinalacademicyearoftheprogramme
(2)aminimumof55percentmarksinaggregateorasspecifiedbytheuniversity(any
oneofthem)
(3)afirstclassasspecifiedbytheuniversity
(4)aminimumCumulativeGradePointAverage(CGPA)orCumulativePerformance
Index(CPI)of5.5onthescaleof010;withcorrespondingproportional
requirementswhenthescalesareotherthanon010,(forexample,4.4onascaleof
08).
A.8) GUIDELINESFORFILLINGUPTHEAPPLICATIONFORM
PleaserefertotheInstitutewebsitehttp://www.iitb.ac.in/mtechapp/mtechAdmissionLinks.jsp
under
'Instructions'forfillingONLINEapplicationform.

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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
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)
Sr. Particulars Feepayable(Rs.)
No.
TA,TAP,FA,RA,RAP PS,SW,SF# IS
GN/OBC SC/ST/PwD
A)OnetimepaymentatthetimeofAdmission
a.1.Admissionfee 1400 1400 1400 1400
2.GradeCard 300 300 300 300
3.MedicalExamination 200 200 200 00

b.1.ProvisionalCertificate 200 200 200 200


2.StudentWelfareFund 1000 1000 1000 1000
3.Modernisation 1500 1500 1500 1500
4.IdentityCard 400 400 400 00
5.CoursesofStudybulletin 00 00 00 00
6.InstituteDayCelebration 00 00 00 00
7.ValedictoryFunctionFee 00 00 00 00
Total(A) 5000 5000 5000 4400
B)PerSemesterFees
a.1.TuitionFeeStatutoryfees 5000 00 25000 00
2.ExaminationFee 500 500 500 500
3.RegistrationFee 500 500 500 500
4.GymkhanaFee 750 750 750 00
5.HostelSeatRent* 500 500 500 00
6.Elect.&WaterCharges* 2500 2500 2500 00

b.1.MedicalFee 1000 1000 1000 00


2.StudentBenevolentFund 1000 1000 1000 1000
3.HostelEstabl.Charges* 2000 2000 2000 00

4.MedicalFund 00 00 00 00
5.ContributiontoHostelSubsidy* 6000 6000 6000 00
6.InternetFee 00 00 00 00
7.HostelMaintenanceFees* 00 00 00 00
Total(B) 19750 14750 39750 2000
C) AnnualMed. Insu. Premium(oncein 126 126 126 00
ayear)
D)Deposits(Refundable)tobepaidatthetimeofAdmission
1.InstituteSecurityDeposit 1000 1000 1000 00
2.LibrarySecurityDeposit 1000 1000 1000 00
*3.MessSecurityDeposit 1000 1000 1000 00
Total(D) 3000 3000 3000 00
TotalFees(A+B+C+D) 27876 22876 47876 6400
*StudentsnotstayinginHostelareexemptedfromthepaymentofHostelfees.
*ContributiontoHostelSubsidyisvariableeveryyear.
#SF:selffinanced,afterconversionfromanothercategory(nodirectadmissionunderthiscategory).
StudentswhoarestayinginquarterssuchasTansa,Tulsi,QIPetc.arerequiredtopaylicensefee,F.R.,etc.,as
applicabletothisquartersasperEstateOfficerules.

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TableA.2:SummaryofM.Tech.Programmes
Discipline Specialization Code
[AcademicUnit:Department,Centre,Interdisciplinary
Group]
1.AerospaceEngineering Aerodynamics AE1
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering] Dynamics&Control AE2AE3
AerospacePropulsion AE4
AerospaceStructures
2.BiomedicalEngineering BiomedicalEngineering BM
[DepartmentofBiosciencesandBioengineering]
3.ChemicalEngineering ChemicalEngineering CH
[DepartmentofChemicalEngineering]
4.CivilEngineering TransportationSystems CE1
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] GeotechnicalEngineering CE2
*NoadmissiontospecialisationRemoteSensing(CE6) fortheyear WaterResourcesEngineering CE3
201617.
StructuralEngineering CE4
OceanEngineering CE5
RemoteSensing* CE6*
ConstructionTechnologyand CE7
Management(CE7)
(introducedfromtheacademicyear201617)

5.ComputerScience&Engineering ComputerScience&Engineering CS
[DepartmentofComputerScienceandEngineering]
6.EarthSciences Geoexploration GS
[DepartmentofEarthSciences] PetroleumGeoscience PG
7.ElectricalEngineering CommunicationEngineering EE1
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering] Control&Computing EE2
PowerElectronics&PowerSystems EE3
Microelectronics EE4
ElectronicSystems EE5
8.EnergySystemsEngineering EnergySystemsEngineering EN
[DepartmentofEnergyScienceandEngineering]
9.EnvironmentalScience&Engineering EnvironmentalScience&
[CentreforEnvironmentScienceand Engineering EV
Engineering]
10.GeoinformaticsandNaturalResourcesEngineering GeoinformaticsandNatural GNR
[CentreofStudiesinResourcesinEngineering] ResourcesEngineering
11.IndustrialEngineering&OperationsResearch IndustrialEngineering&Operations IO
[InterdisciplinaryGroupinIndustrialEngineering Research
&OperationsResearch]
12.MechanicalEngineering Thermal&FluidsEngineering. ME1
[DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering] DesignEngineering ME2
*NoadmissiontospecialisationNuclearEngineering(ME4) forthe ManufacturingEngineering ME3
year201617.
NuclearEngineering* ME4
13.MetallurgicalEngineering&MaterialsScience MaterialsScience MM1
[DepartmentofMetallurgicalEngineering& ProcessEngineering MM2
MaterialsScience] SteelTechnology MM3
CorrosionScience&Engineering MM4

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14.Materials,ManufacturingandModeling Materials,Manufacturingand MMM
[CrossDepartmentalProgrammeofMechanical Modeling
Engineering,MetallurgicalEngineering&Materials
ScienceandMathematics]
15.SystemsandControlEngineering SystemsandControlEngineering SC
16.TechnologyandDevelopment TechnologyandDevelopment TD
[CentreforTechnologyAlternativesforRural
Areas]

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TABLEA.3:ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONTODIFFERENTDISCIPLINES
Discipline Degree/QualifyingDiscipline GATE
[AcademicUnit:Department,Centre, Firstclassor60%marks(55%marksforSC/ST)as Requirement
InterdisciplinaryGroup]/Specialization specifiedintheclauseA.7.3.

AerospaceEngineering(AE) B.E./B.Tech./AeSIorequivalentin Anydiscipline


[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering] Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
Aerodynamics(AE1)
B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
CivilEngineering(CE) CE,AE,
MechanicalEngineering(ME) ME,AE
AerospaceEngineering(AE) B.E./B.Tech./AeSIorequivalentin Anydiscipline
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering] Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
DynamicsandControl(AE2)
B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin
Electronics/TelecommunicationsEngineering(EC) EC,AE
ElectricalEngineering(EE) EE,AE
InstrumentationEngineering(IN) IN,AE
MechanicalEngineering(ME) ME,AE
AerospaceEngineering(AE) B.E./B.Tech./AeSIorequivalentin Anydiscipline
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering] Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
AerospacePropulsion(AE3)
B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin ME,AE
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
AerospaceEngineering(AE) B.E./B.Tech./AeSIorequivalentin Anydiscipline
[DepartmentofAerospaceEngineering] Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
AerospaceStructure(AE4)
B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE,AE
CivilEngineering(CE) ME,AE
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

BiomedicalEngineering(BM) (i)B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline


(DepartmentofBiosciences& BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
Bioengineering) 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 Anydiscipline
Biochemistry(BY)
Biophysics(BP)
Biotechnology(BT)
Ceramics(CG)
Chemistry(CY) AIIMS All India
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC) MCI / JIPMER/
Ergonomics(ER) PGI Chandigarh/
MaterialsScience(MS) AFMCPune /

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Mathematics(MA) DNB Part I
MolecularBiology(MG) national level
Physics(PH) medical.
Physiology(PS) Postgraduate
entrance
(iii)MBBS(Medicine)OR* examinations
or
(iv)M.Pharm.OR* GATE (Life
Sciences)
examination for
medical and
biological
sciences

All India level
(v)B.V.Sc.,B.D.S.,B.P.Th.,B.O.Th.,andB.Pharm. PreM.D.S/
degree(Duration4yearsormore) M.V.Sc.,
M.Pharm.
Selection
examination for
B.VSc.,B.D.Sand
B.Pharm.
Eligibility/ rank
certificatesforall
such entrance
examinations are
required.
*Candidatewithqualificationsmentionedagainst(iii),(iv)&(v)mustsubmitacertificatefortheirhavingFirst
classor60%marks(55%forSC/ST)*inqualifyingdegrees,failingwhich,theywillnotbeeligibleforadmission
toM.TechinBiomedicalEngineering.

ChemicalEngineering(CH) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CH
[DepartmentofChemicalEngineering] ChemicalEngineering(CH)orequivalent
Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

CivilEngineering(CE) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] CivilEngineering(CE)
TransportationSystems
Engineering(CE1)
CivilEngineering(CE) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] CivilEngineering(CE)
GeotechnicalEngineeringCE2)
CivilEngineering(CE) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] CivilEngineering(CE)
WaterResourcesEngineering(CE3)
CivilEngineering(CE) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] CivilEngineering(CE)
StructuralEngineering(CE4)
CivilEngineering(CE) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] CivilEngineering(CE)
OceanEngineering(CE5)

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CivilEngineering(CE) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] CivilEngineering(CE)
RemoteSensing(CE6)*
No admission to specialisation Remote
Sensing(CE6)fortheyear201617.
CivilEngineering(CE) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CE
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering] CivilEngineering(CE)
ConstructionTechnologyand OR
Management(CE7) B.Arch*oranyequivalentdegreeinarchitecture
(introducedfromtheacademic *onlyforsponsored(SW)category
year201617)
(i)Outofsixspecialisationchoices(CE1,CE2,CE3,CE4,CE5,CE7)inCivilEngineering,thecandidateshasto
chooseonlythreechoicesintheorderoftheirpreference.WrittenTest/Interviewwillbeconductedonlyforthe
FIRSTthreechoicesgivenbyanapplicantpertainingtoCivilEngineering.
(ii) CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

ComputerScience&Engineering(CS) (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentinany CS
[DepartmentofComputerScience& engineeringdiscipline.
Engineering] (ii).M.Sc.orequivalentinanysciencediscipline.
(iii).MCA(withPhysics&MathematicsatB.Sc.
level)orequivalent
Valid GATE score (CS) is required for all applicants (including Project Staff (PS)/Institute Staff(IS) and
Sponsored (SW) candidates ), except commissioned officers of the armed forces and those having B.Tech.
DegreeinCS/CSEfromIITswithCGPA/CPIof8.00(on010scale)andabove.

EarthSciences(ES) M.Sc.orequivalentin GG
[DepartmentofEarthSciences] Geology/AppliedGeology(GL)
Geoexploration(GS) Geophysics/AppliedGeophysics(GP)
EarthSciences(ES) M.Sc.orequivalentin GG
[DepartmentofEarthSciences] Geology/AppliedGeology(GL)
PetroleumGeoscience(PG) Geophysics/AppliedGeophysics(GP)
Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

ElectricalEngineering(EE) (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CS,EC,EE


[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering] ComputerScienceandEngineering/Information
CommunicationEngineering(EE1) Technology(CS)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
Physics(PH)
ElectricalEngineering(EE) (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CS,EC,EE,IN,
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering] Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
Control&Computing(EE2) ComputerScienceandEngineering/Information
Technology(CS)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
EnergyEngineering(EN)
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)

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ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
Mathematics(MA)
Physics(PH)
ElectricalEngineering(EE) (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin EC,EE,IN
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering] Computer Science & Engineering Information
PowerElectronics&PowerSystems Technology(CS)
(EE3) Electronics/ Telecommunication Engineering (EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EnergyEngineering(EN)
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)
ElectricalEngineering(EE) (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CS, EC, EE, IN,
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering] Computer Science & Engineering / Information PH
Microelectronics(EE4) Technology(CS)
Electronics/ Telecommunication Engineering (EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
EnergyEngineering(EN)
Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
Physics(PH)
ElectricalEngineering(EE) (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CS,EC,EE,IN,
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering] BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
ElectronicSystems(EE5) Computer Science and Engineering/ Information
Technology(CS)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
EngineeringPhysics(EP)
EnergyEngineering(EN)
InstrumentationEngineering(IN)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Electronics/ElectronicSciences(EC)
(i)Outofthefivespecializationchoices(EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5)inElectricalEngineering,eachcandidateis
permitteduptoTHREEchoicesintheorderofhis/herpreference.Alladmissionprocedureswillbeconducted
onlyfortheFIRSTthreechoicespertainingtotheElectricalEngineering.
(ii)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

EnergySystemsEngineering(EN) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline


[DepartmentofEnergyScience& AutomobileEngineering(AU)
Engineering] 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.

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EnvironmentalScience&Engineering (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin AE, AG, BT, CH,
(EV) Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE) CE,ME,MN,MT,
[CentreforEnvironmentalScience& AgriculturalEngineering(AG) XE,XL
Engineering(CESE)] Biotechnology(BT)
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, PH,
AtmosphericScience(AT) 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 (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin AG,AR,CE,CS,
Engineering(GNR) AgriculturalEngg(AG) EC,EE,GG,
[CentreofStudiesinResources Architecture&Planning(AR) MA,MN,PH
Engineering(CSRE)] CivilEngineering(CE)
ComputerScienceandEngineering/Information
Technology(CS)
Electronics/TelecommunicationEngineering(EC)
ElectricalEngineering(EE)
EnvironmentalEngineering(EV)
MiningEngineering(MN)
(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 B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline


Research(IO) anyEngineeringdiscipline
[InterdisciplinaryGroupinIndustrial
Engineering&OperationsResearch
(IE&OR)]
Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

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MechanicalEngineering(ME) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline
[DepartmentofMechanical Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
Engineering] AutomobileEngineering(AU)
Thermal&FluidsEngineering(ME1) ChemicalEngineering(CH)
MechanicalEngineering(ME)
MechanicalEngineering(ME) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline
[DepartmentofMechanical Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE)
Engineering] AutomobileEngineering(AU)
DesignEngineering(ME2) MechanicalEngineering(ME)
MachineToolEngineering(MC)
Production/IndustrialEngineering(PI)
MechanicalEngineering(ME) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline
[DepartmentofMechanical MechanicalEngineering(ME)
Engineering] MachineToolEngineering(MC)
ManufacturingEngineering(ME3) Production/IndustrialEngineering(PI)
MechanicalEngineering(ME) B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CH,EE,ME
[DepartmentofMechanical ChemicalEngineering(CH)
Engineering] ElectricalEngineering(EE)
NuclearEngineering(ME4)* MechanicalEngineering(ME)
*No admission to specialisation Nuclear
Engineering(ME4)fortheyear201617.
Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterials (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CH,CY,EC,EE,


Science(MM) CeramicEngineering(CG) ME,MT,PH,XE
[DepartmentofMetallurgical ChemicalEngineering(CH)
EngineeringandMaterialsScience] ElectricalEngineering(EE)
MaterialsScience(MM1) 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 (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CH,CY,ME,MT,
Science(MM) ChemicalEngineering(CH) XE
[DepartmentofMetallurgical ElectrochemicalEngineering(EH)
EngineeringandMaterialsScience] MechanicalEngineering(ME)
ProcessEngineering(MM2) Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering(MT)
(ii).M.Sc.orequivalentin
Chemistry (CY), General or specialization in
PhysicalorInorganicChemistry
MaterialsScience(MS)
MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterials B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin CH,ME,MT
Science(MM) ChemicalEngineering(CH)
[DepartmentofMetallurgical MechanicalEngineering(ME)
EngineeringandMaterialsScience] Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
SteelTechnology(MM3) Engineering(MT)

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MetallurgicalEngineeringandMaterials (i).B.E./B.Tech./AMIE/AMIIMorequivalentin AE,CE,CH,CY,EE,
Science(MM) Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering(AE) ME,MT,XE
[DepartmentofMetallurgical ChemicalEngineering(CH)
EngineeringandMaterialsScience] CivilEngineering(CE)
CorrosionScience&Engineering ElectricalEngineering(EE)
(MM4) 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)Outofthefourspecializationchoices(MM1,MM2,MM3,MM4),eachcandidateispermitteduptoTHREE
choicesintheorderofhis/herpreference.AlladmissionprocedureswillbeconductedonlyfortheFIRSTthree
choicespertainingtotheMetallurgicalEngineering&MaterialsScience.
(iii) CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.
(iv)ThegeneraleligibilitycriteriaprescribedbyIITBombayarebareminimumandmerepossessionsofsame
willnotentitletheapplicantstobeallowedforwrittentest/interviewduringspotadmission.Wherenumberof
applicants during spot admission is large, it may not be convenient or possible for the Department to
interview/conductwritten/tradetestsforallapplicants.TheDepartmentmayrestrictthenumberofapplicants
forwrittentest/interviewtoareasonablelimitdependingonseatsavailable,witheligibilitycriteriahigherthan
thatoftheminimumprescribedintheadvertisement.

Materials,ManufacturingandModeling B.E./B.Tech./AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline


(MMM) AutomobileEngineering(AU)
[CrossDepartmentalProgrammeof ChemicalEngineering(CH)
MechanicalEngineering,Metallurgical Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science &
Engineering&MaterialsScience,and Engineering(MT)
Mathematics] MechanicalEngineering(ME)
ProductionEngineering(PI)
(i)CandidateshavingtwoyearsofrelevantworkexperienceareexemptedfromrequirementofGATEscore,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

Systems&ControlEngineering(SC) B.E./B.Tech./AMIE or equivalent in any AE, ME, EE, EC,


[InterdisciplinaryGroupSystems& engineeringdiscipline IN,CH
ControlEngineering]
Candidates having two years of relevant work experience are exempted from requirement of GATE score,
providedtheircandidatureissponsoredbytheemployer.TheyarenoteligibleforawardofTeaching/Research
Assistantship.

Technology&Development(TD) (i).BE/B.Tech/B.Arch/AMIEorequivalentin Anydiscipline


[CentreforTechnologyAlternativesfor anyengineeringdiscipline.
RuralAreas](CTARA) (ii).M.Sc.orequivalentinanysciencediscipline

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,AE2,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,Supersonicmixing,Computationofhighenthalpyflows,Plasmaassistedflowcontrol.
II.DynamicsandControlofAerospaceVehicles(AE2)
Flightmechanics,guidance,navigation,trackingandcontroloflaunchvehicles,missiles,aircraft,mini
aerialvehicles(MAV),integratednavigationsystems,airborneandspacebornesensorsandprecision
trackingsystems,HardwareInLoopSimulation,CooperativemissionsforMAVs.
III.Propulsion(AE3)
AircraftandSpacecraftPropulsion,Experimentalandnumericalstudiesondetonations,Combustion
instabilities,Developmentofnewtechniquesforemissionreductionfromcombustionsystems,Heat
Transfer,InfraredSignaturesofAerospaceVehicles,MicrochannelCoolingofGasTurbineBlades,CFD
of propulsivesystems, Aerodynamic design andperformance analysisof axial flow turbomachines,
Flow control of turbomachines and internal duct flows, Computational hypersonic
aerothermodynamics, Turbulence modeling and applications, Computational studies of scramjet
engines, Supersonic mixing and combustion, Computation of high enthalpy flows, Plasma assisted
combustionandflowcontrol.
IV.AerospaceStructures(AE4)
Structural Health Monitoring, Wave Propagation, Aeroelasticity, Aeroservoelasticity, Structural
Dynamics&Stability,MultidisciplinaryOptimization,MechanicsofMaterials(Metals,MetallicAlloys
andComposites),FractureandFatigueinmaterials.

B.2)BiomedicalEngineering(BM)
[DepartmentofBiosciencesandBioengineering]

Introduction
TheBiomedicalEngineeringGroup(BME)atIITBombaywassetupin1988.Itisnowapartof
DepartmentofBiosciencesandBioengineering(BSBE).BiomedicalEngineeringisoneoftheyoungest
disciplinesinengineeringandhasmadetremendousprogressinthelast4decades.Thishasbeen
aided by rapid advancements in Semiconductor Technology, Information Technology, and
Biotechnology.InthefieldofBiomedicalEngineering,researcherswithexpertiseindiverseareaswork
towardstheunifiedgoalofcreatingproductsandtechniquesforbetterhealthcare.Thebackgrounds
offacultyinBMEatIITBombayreflectthewidespectrumofexpertiserequiredtomakebetterand
more affordable health care a reality. Further, the students admitted to the programme have
backgrounds in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine, making it the only
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ofaheterogeneousclasscompositionpromotesinteractionbetweenstudentsandfacultyofdifferent
backgroundsandprovidesopportunitiesforresearchinexcitinginterdisciplinaryareas.

Coursework&Project
Overthefirsttwosemesters,M.Tech.studentsarerequiredtodosubstantialamountofcourseworkto
complementtheirundergraduateormastersleveleducation.Thethirdsemesterisdevotedmostlyto
theM.Tech.projectalthoughsomecoursesmaybetakenduringthatperiod.Thefourthsemesteris
fullydevotedtocompletionoftheproject.Thecurriculumhasbeendesignedtoprovideallstudents
withageneralbackgroundinBiomedicalEngineeringfollowedbymorespecificknowledgeinthearea
oftheirchoice.Theformerisachievedthroughcore(foreveryone)andcompulsory(forstudentswith
aparticularbackground)coursesinthefirstsemester.Electivestakenduringthesecondandthird
semesterprovidespecializedknowledgeintheareaoftheindividualinterest.
Inthefirstsemester,studentswithbackgroundsinlifesciencesandmedicinearerequiredtotake
compulsory courses in mathematics, electronic circuits and instrumentation. Students with
backgroundsinphysicalsciencesandengineeringtakecoursesinphysiology.Thereareotherelective
coursestobetakenaswell.
Inthesecondsemester,allstudentshavetogothroughacorecourseonBiostatistics.Further,every
oneisrequiredtopresentaseminaronatopicrelatedtoBiomedicalEngineeringundertheguidance
ofafaulty.Therestofthecoursesareelectives,whichthestudentschooseafterconsultationwiththe
facultyadviser.
Electiveareofferedinbiopotentials,bioelectricity,ergonomics,medicalsensors,biosensors,bioMEMS,
medical imaging physics, biomaterials, durg delivery, cellular & tissue engineering, microfluidics,
computationalmodeling,biomechanics,etc.Allstudentsarerequiredtotakeacoursedesignatedas
anInstituteElectiveofferedbydepartmentsotherthanBSBE.Inspecialcases,electivesotherthanthe
instituteelectivemaybetakenfromotherdepartmentsinIITafterobtainingtheduepermissionsfrom
theDepartmentPostGraduateCommittee.

ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.

WRITTENTESTANDINTERVIEW
Prospective candidates called fortheinterview willbe required to appearin a writtentest inthe
morningofthefirstdayoftheinterview.Thewrittenexamination,oftwohoursduration,willbe
conductedinMathematics(forcandidateswithaMedical/Pharmacy/LifeSciencesbackground),in
Physiology (for candidates with Engineering/Physical sciences background) and in Mathematics &
Physiology(forcandidateswithBiotechnologyandBiomedicalEngineeringbackground).Thesyllabi
forthetestswillbeinaccordancewiththe12thstandardsyllabiofCBSE.

AREASOFRESEARCH
Currently,fundamentalandappliedresearchisbeingconductedinthefollowingbroadareas,which
thestudentscanchoosetodoprojectsin:
BiomedicaltransducersandsensorsincludingbiosensorsandbioMEMSdevices
Biomaterialsandtissueengineering
Bionanotechnology
Biophysics,cellularmechanicsandcomputationalbiology
Controlleddrugdeliverysystems
Computationalneurophysiology
Microfabricationandmicrofluidics
Telemedicineandknowledgebasedsystems.

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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
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*,CE7)
[DepartmentofCivilEngineering]
The programme is geared to meet the growing demand for designers, consultants, development
engineers,researchscientistsandfaculty.
AstudententeringtheM.Tech.programmeinCivilEngineeringcanpursueoneofthefollowing
streams:
(i)TransportationSystemsEngineering(CE1)
(ii)GeotechnicalEngineering(CE2)
(iii)WaterResourcesEngineering(CE3)
(iv)StructuralEngineering(CE4)
(v)OceanEngineering(CE5)
(vi)RemoteSensing(CE6)*
(vii)ConstructionTechnologyandManagement(CE7)#
*NoadmissiontospecialisationRemoteSensing(CE6)fortheyear201617.
#introducedfromtheacademicyear201617

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ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
i.TransportationSystemsEngineering:TransportationPlanning:Sustainableurbantransportation
planning,Travelsurveydesignandanalysis,Traveldemandmodelling,Travelbehaviourandchoice
modelling, Transport system analysis and economic evaluation, Land use and transport planning
models, Air travel demand modelling, Freight transport modelling, public transport planning and
design, and Transport network modelling. Traffic Engineering: Traffic flow theory and capacity
analysis, Traffic management, operations and control, Pedestrian flow modelling, Intelligent
Transportation Systems, and traffic impact assessment and externalities. Highway Planning and
Design: Optimal alignment design, Performance based geometric design, Road safety. Pavement
Engineering:Characterizationandperformancetestsofpavementmaterials,Recycledandwarmmix
asphalt mixes, Asphalt rheology, Constitutive modelling of pavement materials, Pavement
maintenance, rehabilitation and management systems, and design and performance evaluation of
concretepavements.
ii.GeotechnicalEngineering:Geotechnicalearthquakeengineering;Geoenvironmentalengineering;
Energy geotechnics; Computational geomechanics; Foundation engineering; Seismic hazard study;
Liquefaction; Constitutive modelling of soil; Soilstructure interaction; Offshore geotechnical
engineering;Pipelinegeotechnics;SoilCharacterization,Foundationforoffshorestructures,Biogeo
interfacestudy;Earthdamproblems;RockMechanicsandtunnelling;Soildynamics;Soil
stabilization; Expansive soils; Earth retention structures; Slope stabilization; Ground
improvement;Reinforcedsoilstructuresandgeosynthetics;Physicalmodellingingeotechnics;
Centrifuge modelling of geotechnical problems; Optimization techniques and environmental
geotechnics;Landslides;GISapplicationsforgeotechnicalproblems;Earthquakeresistantdesignof
geotechnical structures; Reliability analysis; Dynamic soil characterization; Landfills and waste
containmentengineering;Seawalls.
iii. Water Resources Engineering: a) Experimental Fluid Mechanics and Computational Fluid
Dynamics Fluid flow investigation by experimental and numerical studies, Turbulent flows,
Sedimentationanderosionproblems,Fluidtransientsinclosedconduits,Pipenetworkanalysis;b)
Groundwater Flow, Transport Process and Remediation Groundwater movement and recharge,
Seawaterintrusionincoastalaquifers,Transportofpollutantinaquifersandaquiferremediation;
c)SurfacewaterHydrology:Riverandlakehydrodynamics,Contaminanttransportprocess,Riverbasin
andwatershedscalemodellingofhydrologicprocesses,Hydraulicstructures;d)FloodsandDroughts
studies;e)WaterResourceSystemandOptimizationReservoiroperationandmanagement;f)Urban
watermanagement Urbanwatersupply,Stormwaterandwastewatermanagement,Waterquality
modelling;g) Hydroinformatics GISandremotesensingapplications in water resources,Useof
Artificial Intelligence Techniques; h) Simulation optimization for water resources environmental
engineeringproblems;i)ClimatechangeandImpactStudiesDetectionandattributionofhydrologic
change;Modellingofhydroclimaticextremes,Hydrologicstatistics
iv. Structural Engineering: Computational Mechanics; Finite element techniques; Composite
materialsandmechanics;Reinforcedandprestressedconcretestructures;Steelstructures;Strength,
stability and dynamics of thin membranes; Plates and shells; Structural optimization; Structural
resilience, Structural response to blast, impact and shock loading; Pressure vessels; Reliability
analysis; Seismic vulnerability and fragility assessment of structures; Bridge engineering; Machine
learning; Probabilistic design methods; Curved grid; Cable networks; Plastic analysis techniques;
Structuraldynamics;Earthquakeengineering;Earthquakedisastermanagement;Vibrationcontrolof
structures; Wind effects on structures; Inverse problems and artificial intelligence applications;
Offshorestructures;Shellfoundation;Structuralhealthmonitoring;
v.OceanEngineering:(a)Physicalmodellingwavestructureinteractions,floatingbodydynamics,
offshore and maritime infrastructures design, nearshore dynamics, nonlinear waves and sediment
transport;(b)Numericalmodellingcoastalprocesses,tidalhydrodynamics,pollutantdispersionin

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coastalwaters,wavecurrentinteractions,tsunami,storms,surgesandextremeevents,sealevelrise,
climate change impacts on metocean parameters, oil spill dispersions, coastal erosion, shoreline
changes;(c)SoftcomputingtechniquesApplicationofstatistical,stochasticandneuralnetworks
analysis on ocean parameters; (d) Remote Sensing and GIS Application of RS and GIS for
assessmentofcoastalvulnerabilityandnearshoreprocesses.
vi.RemoteSensing:DevelopmentofmethodsandalgorithmsfordigitalanalysisofRemotely
SensedData(RSD);Remote Sensing, GIS and DTM inHydrological Modelling; Decision
SupportSystemsinWatershedDevelopment;RemotesensingforGlacierStudies,Remotesensing
dataassimilation,Microwaveremotesensing;Uncertaintymodelling;Digitalimageprocessing;Fuzzy
logic
vii. Construction Technology and Management: Building materials, Concrete technology;
Constructionmanagement;Infrastructureprojectmanagement.

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)Wideareadistributeddatabasesystems
Objectoriented,temporalparalleldatabases;Queryoptimizationandtransactionmanagement;
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.

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(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
Geostatistics
Geomagnetism
GPSandGeodesy
GravityandMagnetic
Hydrogeology
IsotopeGeology
IgneousPetrology
Mineralogy
Micropalaeontology
MetamorphicPetrology

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OrePetrologyandOredepositmodeling
OrganicGeochemistry
PetroleumGeology
RemoteSensingandGIS
Sedimentology
StructuralGeology
Stratigraphy
Seismology
Volcanology
NumericalmodellinginGeophysics

B.7) ElectricalEngineeringEE(EE1,EE2,EE3,EE4,EE5)
[DepartmentofElectricalEngineering]
AREASOFSPECIALIZATION
CommunicationEngineering EE1
ControlandComputing EE2
PowerElectronicsandPowerSystems EE3
Microelectronics EE4
ElectronicSystems 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
ComputationalMethodsinElectricalEngineering
SoftwareandSystemReliability
CryptographyandSecurity
GPUbasedComputing
PowerElectronicsandPowerSystems(EE3)
FACTS,HVDCandPowerQuality
DistributedGeneration
PowerSystemRestructuring
WideAreaMeasurementsandSystemProtection
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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.
The programme has two laboratories (Solar Energy and Energy Systems Laboratory) and a
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.

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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
Several fellowships are normally available to DESE students ranging from
8000to 15000permonth.Mostofthefellowshipsalso
includetuitionfeewaiver.Fellowshipwillbeofferedonthebasisofseparateinterviews.

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,
Industrial Ecology, Clean Technology and Hazardous Waste Management and Aerosol Science and
Technology. Maharashtra Pollution Control Board under their MoU with IIT Bombay has provided
financialassistanceforfellowshipforTwoyearM.Tech.Programmein EnvironmentalScienceand
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
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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
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,planningandcontrolrelatedtoCMS,MRP,flexibleassembly,FMS,JIT,Supply
ChainsandERP;reverselogisticsandRFIDapplications,productvarietymanagement.
Operations Research applications in management of technology and resource allocation; optimal
controlinstochasticsystems;applicationsofgametheory,modelingandsimulationofsupplychains,
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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)fortheyear201617.
ELIGIBILITYFORADMISSIONasgiveninTableA.3EligibilityforAdmissiontoDifferentDisciplines.
AREASOFRESEARCH
ThermalandFluidsEngineering(ME1)
FluidMechanics,FluidMachinery,Fluid PowerControlandFluidics,Analysis ofThermalSystems,
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
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,ComputerAssistedProcessPlanning,DesignforManufacturingandAssembly,
Manufacturing Automation & Control, Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Rapid Prototyping and
Tooling.
Design,OptimizationandModellingofManufacturingProcesses(Casting,Forming,Machining,and
Welding),PrecisionandMicroManufacturingProcesses,ComputerAidedToolDesign.
ApplicationsofIE&ORinManufacturing,Logistics,QualityandMaintenanceSystems.

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NuclearEngineering(ME4)NoadmissiontospecialisationNuclearEngineering(ME4)fortheyear201617
NuclearReactorTheory,NuclearReactorDynamicsandControl,NuclearReactorThermalHydraulics,
NuclearReactorSafety,ReliabilityandProbabilisticRiskAssessment.
Fellowships
TherewillbeaboutfourfellowshipsfromAtomicEnergyRegulatoryBoard(AERB)giventodeserving
M.Tech.Students.Thoseselected(basedonaninterview)willbeofferedandenhancedstipendof
Rs. 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 MM1
ProcessEngineering MM2
SteelTechnology MM3
CorrosionScience&Engineering 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
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.

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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.

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).

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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
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.Techprogrammeat
yourInstituteonaparttimebasis.

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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