IIT Kharagpur M.Tech 2020

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Number of Departments : 19
Number of Centres : 17
Number of Schools : 12
Number of UG Courses : 17
Number of Dual Degree Courses : 15
Number of PG Courses : 54
Number of M.Sc. Courses : 07
Number of LLB Courses : 01

Application for Joint M.Tech/MCP-Ph.D programme is to be submitted only by an ONLINE process by accessing the website
http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/jmp/ from 25th March 2020 to 24th April 2020.Candidates are required to register in the Common Offer
Acceptance Portal (COAP) (http://coap.iitm.ac.in) first before applying for Joint M.Tech/MCP-Ph.D programmes in the Institute (https://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/jmp). COAP registration number will be required to apply for admission in the Institute.

The Chairman
GATE, IIT Kharagpur
West Bengal
Phone: 03222-282091/2095/2050/
Email: jmp@adm.iitkgp.ac.in
Website: https://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/jmp

  1. M.Tech/MCP/MBA /MS/MMST/MHRM/LLM: 900
  2. M.Sc.: 326
  3. LLB: 30
  4. Dual Degree: 516
  5. Ph.D. conferred during the 65th annual convocation held on 27th August 2019: 352

The application fee is Rs. 500/- for GE/OBC/EWS Male/Transgender Candidates and Rs. 250/- for all Female or PwD/SC/ST Candidates. The application fee is non-refundable.

Admission to the Joint M.Tech./MCP–Ph.D programme of the Institute is open to all Indian Nationals under the following categories:
i. Regular applicants with assistantship ( through GATE)
ii. B. Tech students graduated / graduating from IITs having a CGPA 8.00 or above (out of 10)
iii. Sponsored applicants
iv. NET qualified candidates with fellowship ONLY for MCP Programme
The admission will be based either on GATE Score only or on GATE Score (70 % weightage) and personal interview (30 %
weightage). Personal interview will be conducted to test the following: (a) Motivation and aptitude for the Programme
(b) Suitability for the department/centre, and (c) Skills in basic science, engineering, and relevant areas. Personal
interview will be conducted at IIT Kharagpur. The JMP website needs to be referred to know about the selection criteria
for individual programmes and specializations, new programs etc.
Important Note:

(i) For specializations where admission is based on both GATE score and interview, a candidate who fails
to appear for the personal interview will not be considered for admission for that specialization.
(ii) Based on the availability of seats after the final round of allotment, an additional round of allocation
(online) may be conducted to fill the vacant seats. The modalities of the additional round, if any,
will be announced later.

  1. Applicants under all categories must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture or a
    Masters degree in Science/Arts or qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies
    recognized by UPSC/AICTE, e.g. AMIE.
  2.  Applicants must qualify in a GATE paper appropriate to the discipline of their qualifying degree if a GATE paper is
    available in such a discipline. Only for those disciplines where there is no relevant GATE paper, XE/XL paper of the
    GATE examination is applicable. NET qualified applicants are also eligible for admission to MCP.
  3.  Candidates seeking admission to Joint M.Tech/MCP-Ph.D Programme of the Institute should have the following
    academic qualification.
    • For institutes a) awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in all years of the qualifying degree OR b)
    awarding degree based on aggregate marks secured in the final two semesters or final year of the qualifying
     GE/OBC/EWS: Minimum of 60% marks (OR a CGPA of 6.5 on a 10 point scale)
     SC/ST/PwD: Minimum of 55% marks (OR a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale)
    • The CGPA will not be converted into percentage marks if the degree awarding Institute provides marks in
    CGPA system. Their admission will be based on the CGPA awarded in the transcript. No conversion of marks
    into CGPA will be accepted.
  4.  Admission to reserved category candidates will be as per Government of India rules.
  5.  Applicants must be in good health. In case of any discrepancy found in the certificate of medical fitness to be
    submitted during registration, the opinion of the Institute Medical Officer will be final.
  6.  Persons with Physical Disability (PwD) seeking admission to various postgraduate programmes are to appear before
    a medical board on or before October 31, 2020 at IIT Kharagpur. The decision of the Medical Board is final and
    becomes a binding to the candidate.
  7.  Selection of applicants whose results in the qualifying degree examination are yet to be declared will be
    provisional, subject to the condition that all parts of the examination must be completed in all respects before
    the date of joining the Institute and the marks sheet/certificate as evidence of passing the qualifying examination
    to be submitted latest by October 31, 2020.
  8.  B. Tech students graduated / graduating from IITs having a CGPA 8.00 or above (out of 10) are eligible for direct admission without having to appear in either GATE or personal interview. Please use relevant link on the website to
  9.  Students in the two-year M.Tech/MCP programme receive an assistantship of Rs. 12400/- per month. Students
    selected for the Ph.D. program will receive an additional assistantship of Rs. 4,000/- per month, after the PhD
    registration, for 2nd year of their M.Tech./MCP study and Rs. 31000/- per month after enrolment of Ph.D. program.
  10.  An applicant admitted to a post-graduate programme with assistantship will not be eligible for admission with
    assistantship in any other programme at this institute or any other Institution on the basis of the same GATE
    Eligibility for NET Qualified Applicants
    1. NET Qualified candidates with fellowship having M.A or M.Sc Degree in Economics, Sociology, or Geography and
    having studied mathematics/statistics at the higher secondary level or at the graduate level are eligible to be
    considered for selection to MCP/Ph.D Programme.
    2. For applicant with Master Degree in Science subject should have 60% or above (55% marks or equivalent CGPA
    for Master’s degree holders in Arts or Social Science subjects)

Commencement of the Programme

1. Those who are offered admission are required to report to IIT Kharagpur on the date of registration, which is
tentatively July 13, 2020.
2. A copy of the qualifying degree and marks sheet is required during registration. In case the result of the final
degree examination is not declared, at least all parts of the examination must be completed before the date of
joining. In such a case, they will have to produce at the time of joining a course completion certificate from the
Principal of the institution where the candidate studied.
3. Admission is also subject to the production of a medical fitness certificate and verification of academic
transcripts at the time of registration or at any time during studies.
4. Those who are in employment, must resign and produce the acceptance of resignation by the employer at the
time of joining.
5. Before registration candidate must pay the fees and deposit through online payment mode. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.


1. Both Regular and Sponsored candidates, who are offered admission, will be provided with accommodation in the
Halls of Residence.
2. There is an extreme shortage of family accommodation. Therefore no family accommodation is available in the



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