IIT Bombay GATE Cutoff 2019: M.Tech Admission Process and Selection Criteria

Published: | September 17, 2018
IIT Bombay GATE Cutoff 2019: M.Tech Admission Process and Selection Criteria

IIT Bombay will initiate the M.Tech admission process in March 2019. Check all the details regarding IIT Bombay M.Tech admissions, GATE cutoff 2019, and admission process here.

IIT Bombay is one of the popular institutes of technology in India that has been set up with an aim to facilitate higher education, research, and training in various fields of science and technology. IIT Bombay offers M.Tech programmes in different disciplines. The aim of M.Tech programmes offered by IIT Bombay is to train the students in the deeper theoretical knowledge that will enable them to solve/ tackle practical complex problems of design and development in industrial fields. These courses will also help students in pursuing further academic achievements through research. The M.Tech programme structure at IIT Bombay provides sufficient flexibility in coursework and thesis projects.

Admission to M.Tech courses in some of the disciplines at IIT Bombay is based on GATE score. The institute will release GATE cutoff. M.Tech admissions for the academic year 2019-20 at IIT Bombay will begin after the announcement of GATE 2019 results. Candidates can check all the details pertaining to IIT Bombay GATE cut-off 2019, M.Tech admission process and selection criteria here.

About GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay considers diverse factors while preparing the GATE cutoff. Some of the factors considered by IIT Bombay for preparing GATE cutoff are listed below -

  • GATE cutoff of last year/ previous years
  • Availability of seats in the preferred course
  • Total number of candidates appeared for GATE exam
  • The difficulty level of GATE
  • Total number of candidates applied for admission in a specific course

The above factors will help IIT Bombay to come up with a GATE cutoff list for M.Tech courses. Based on the GATE cutoff, IIT Bombay will initiate the admission process for M.Tech courses.

IIT Bombay GATE Cutoff 2019

IIT Bombay will release GATE 2019 cutoff soon after the announcement of GATE 2019 results. IIT Bombay M.Tech aspirants must note that there will be no similarity between previous year cutoffs of GATE and GATE 2019 cutoff. The premier institute will prepare GATE 2019 cutoff based on other factors (as mentioned above) besides considering previous year cutoffs. Therefore, the candidates must wait patiently for GATE 2019 cutoffs. The official GATE 2019 cutoff of IIT Bombay will be updated here soon.

IIT Bombay GATE Admission Dates 2019

IIT Bombay grants direct admission in M.Tech courses to the candidates registered through GATE COAP portal with a valid GATE score. These candidates must submit an online application through GATE COAP portal seeking admission in IIT Bombay. For some disciplines in the M.Tech course, the admission process of IIT Bombay is different and the candidates must submit a separate application form. The official GATE COAP 2019 dates and IIT Bombay M.Tech admission dates 2019 are not yet announced and the candidates can check the tentative schedule here.

GATE COAP 2019 Dates:

Candidates with a valid GATE score (last three years) can register through GATE COAP portal. Check the tentative schedule of GATE COAP 2019 here: -

Event

Date

COAP 2019 commencement of registration

April 2019 (1st Week)

COAP 2019 closing date of registration

June 2019 (4th Week)

COAP First Round Counselling

May 2019 (4th Week)

COAP Second Round Counselling

June 2019 (1st Week)

COAP Third Round Counselling

June 2019 (3rd Week)

COAP Fourth Round Counselling

June 2019 (4th Week)

IIT Bombay M.Tech Admission Dates 2019:

IIT Bombay has not yet announced the official dates of M.Tech admissions 2019, and the candidates can check the tentative schedule here. The tentative schedule is prepared based on previous year M.Tech admission dates of IIT Bombay.

Event

Date

IIT Bombay M.Tech admissions application process commencement date

March 20, 2019

IIT Bombay M.Tech admissions online form submission last date

April 11, 2019

First offer release for Direct Admission Candidates

April 17, 2019

Interviews (Only for specific disciplines of M.Tech course)

May 2019

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IIT Bombay M.Tech Admission Process through GATE 2019:

IIT Bombay will offer M.Tech admission through GATE 2019 score under the following categories: -

  • Teaching Assistantship/ Fellowship Award/ Teaching Assistantship through Project
  • Research Assistantship through Project/ Research Assistantship
  • Institute Staff
  • Sponsored Candidates

M.Tech Admission Process for Teaching Assistantship Category: IIT Bombay will grant M.Tech admission under this category for the candidates with a valid GATE score and performance in interview. Students enrolled in M.Tech course under Teaching Assistantship category will be paid Rs. 12,400 per month. Candidates getting admission under this category must perform the following tasks: -

  • Assist or work for laboratory, courses or any related academic/ administrative work for at least 8 hours per work. The designated academic unit will assign the work.
  • Assistantship of Rs. 12,400 will be paid on the basis of monthly attendance.
  • Candidates enrolled under this category will have to complete M.Tech course in 2 years.

M.Tech Admission Process for Fellowship Award Category: The selection of candidates for the admission to M.Tech course under Fellowship Category is based on GATE score and performance in interview. The selected candidates will get fellowships from government agencies.

M.Tech Admission Process for Teaching Assistantship through Project Category: Under this category, the selection of candidates for the admission to M.Tech course will be based on GATE score and performance in interview. Students enrolled under this category are eligible for Assistantships based on the following norms: -

  • The assistantship holders must work in a sponsored R&D project that is being carried out at IIT Bombay.
  • The students must also do their M.Tech dissertation work under same faculty group in the respective area as the sponsored project.
  • The students must complete M.Tech programme in two years.

M.Tech Admission Process for Research Assistantship Category: IIT Bombay will select the candidates for M.Tech admission under Research Assistant category based on GATE score and performance in interview. The students enrolled under this category are entitled to Research Assistantship of Rs. 13,400 per month if they comply with the following norms: -

  • The major responsibility of the Research Assistants is to look after the Undergraduate laboratories and assist in Research or Teaching to the extent of 20 hours per week.
  • These students will have the option to complete the M.Tech course in three years.

M.Tech Admission Process for Research Assistantship through Project Category: The admission to M.Tech courses offered by IIT Bombay under this category will be based on GATE score and an interview. Students enrolled in M.Tech course under this category will be considered for Research Assistantship supported under sponsored research project of IIT Bombay if they comply with the following norms: -

  • These students must work in the assigned Sponsored R&D Project.
  • The students must work at least 20 hours per week in the Sponsored R & D project.
  • The students must do their dissertation or thesis in the same project area.
  • These students will have the option to complete the M.Tech course in three years.

M.Tech Admission Process for Institute Staff Category: Admission to M.Tech courses under this category will be applicable to only for the persons employed at IIT Bombay as Institute Staff. The selection of candidates for M.Tech admissions under this category will be based on GATE score or work experience (two years) and Interview. Candidates who secured M.Tech admission in this category are subject to the following norms: -

  • The students will have an option to complete M.Tech course in three years.
  • Candidates with only one-year experience will be admitted under Self Financed category and not the Institute Staff category.

M.Tech Admission Process for Sponsored Category: IIT Bombay enrolls a limited number of candidates in the M.Tech course under sponsored category. The selected of sponsored candidates is based on a valid GATE score, Two years of professional work experience after the qualifying degree, separate written test and personal interview.

Candidates applying for the M.Tech course under this category must note that they should have full financial support from the respective sponsoring agency. They will be given an option to complete M.Tech course in full-time (2 years) or part-time (3 years) mode depending on the nature of sponsorship. IIT Bombay will not provide any financial assistance to sponsored category candidates.

M.Tech Programs Offered in IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay offers M.Tech courses in the following disciplines or specialisations: -

Name of the M.Tech Discipline

Name of the Department

Specialisations Offered and Code

Aerospace Engineering

Department of Aerospace Engineering

  • Aerospace Structures – AE4
  • Aerospace Propulsion – AE3
  • Dynamics and Control – AE2
  • Aerodynamics – AE1

Biomedical Engineering

Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering

  • Biomedical Engineering – BM

Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering – CH

Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

  • Construction Technology & Management – CE7
  • Remote Sensing – CE6
  • Ocean Engineering – CE5
  • Structural Engineering – CE4
  • Water Resources Management – CE3
  • Geotechnical Engineering – CE2
  • Transportation Systems – CE1

Computer Science & Engineering

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

  • Computer Science and Engineering - CS

Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Petroleum Geosciences – PG
  • Geoexploration (GS)

Electrical Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

  • Electronic Systems – EE5
  • Microelectronics – EE4
  • Power Electronics & Power Systems – EE3
  • Control & Computing – EE2
  • Communication Engineering – EE1

Energy Systems Engineering

Department of Energy Science and Engineering

  • Energy Systems Engineering - EN

Environmental Science & Engineering

Centre for Environment Science & Engineering

  • Environmental Science & Engineering – EV

Geoinformatics and Natural Resources Engineering

Centre of Studies in Resources in Engineering

  • Geoinformatics and Natural Resources Engineering - GNR

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Interdisciplinary Group in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

  • Industrial Engineering & Operations Research -IO

Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Nuclear Engineering – ME4
  • Manufacturing Engineering – ME3
  • Design Engineering – ME2
  • Thermal & Fluids Engineering – ME1

Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science

Department of Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science

  • Corrosion Science & Engineering – MM4
  • Steel Technology – MM3
  • Process Engineering – MM2
  • Materials Science – MM1

Materials, Manufacturing and Modelling

Cross Departmental Programme of Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science and Mathematics

  • Materials, Manufacturing and Modelling - MMM

Systems and Control Engineering

-

  • Systems and Control Engineering – SC

Technology and Development

Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas

  • Technology and Development - TD

IIT Bombay M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

General Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech Courses:

  • Candidates aspiring to get M.Tech admission at IIT Bombay must have at least 60% of marks (55% for SC/ST) in B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc/ MCA courses.
  • Apart from the minimum qualification, the candidates must have a valid GATE score.

Eligibility Criteria for IIT B.Tech Graduates:

  • Candidates who have passed B.Tech course from any IIT across the country with CGPA or CPI of 8.00 out of 10 are eligible to register for M.Tech courses offered by IIT Bombay.
  • These candidates are exempted from the GATE, and the selection of these candidates under the Teaching Assistantship/ Research Assistant category will be made through a separate written test or personal interview.

IIT Bombay M.Tech Application Process

IIT Bombay M.Tech aspirants must register on two websites for admission. The details regarding IIT Bombay M.Tech application process is elaborated below: -

Registration for M.Tech Course through IIT Bombay Website: -

  • Candidates must visit the official website of IIT Bombay.
  • Click on the tab that indicates ‘Students’ and select the option ‘Prospective Students’.
  • The list of courses will be displayed towards the right side of the ‘Prospective Students’ tab and the candidates must click on M.Tech/ M.Tech-Ph.D option.
  • The link will direct the candidates to the official M.Tech admission portal of IIT Bombay.
  • Click on the ‘Online Application’/ ‘Submit Online Application’ link.
  • Fill all the details, select the course that matches your eligibility, and submit the application.
  • Now, pay the application fee of Rs. 300 (Rs. 150 for Women, Reserved Category and PH candidates).
  • Take the printout of application form.

Registration for M.Tech Course through COAP Portal:

  • After the announcement of GATE results, the candidates who registered on the official website of IIT Bombay must also register on COAP (Common Offer Acceptance Portal) to make a decision on admission.
  • Through the COAP portal, the candidates can accept the admission and download the offer letter.
  • IIT Bombay will declare the results of the written test and personal interview on COAP portal.

Documents to be Submitted with Application Form

The candidates must submit the following documents along with the online application form on the official website of IIT Bombay: -

  • Scanned Copy of Passport Size Photograph
  • Scanned Version of Candidate’s Signature
  • Marks Sheet of UG/ Bachelor’s Degree
  • Caste Certificate (If Applicable)
  • Statement of Purpose (If Applicable)
  • PWD Certificate (If Applicable)

Previous Year GATE Cutoff for IIT Bombay

IIT Bombay officially releases GATE cutoffs after the announcement of GATE results. The IIT Bombay GATE cutoff will enable the candidates to figure whether they are eligible for the admission or not. However, the GATE cutoff of IIT Bombay changes every year due to numerous factors. Candidates can have an estimate of IIT Bombay GATE cutoff by referring the cutoff of the previous year. Referring previous year cutoff will just give an idea of how the cutoffs would be and how much is required to score to be eligible for the admission. The candidates should not treat previous year cutoffs as final cutoffs of the current year. Candidates can the previous year cutoffs here.

IIT Bombay GATE 2017-18 Cutoff: -

Candidates can check the GATE cutoff for the year 2017-18 in PDF format below: -

GATE score of the last candidate obtained admission in the M.Tech programme for the year 2017­-18: -

IIT Bombay GATE 2016-17 Cutoff: -

Candidates can check the GATE cutoff for the year 2016-17 in PDF format below: -

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We hope that the above explanation has given you a clear-cut idea of the IIT Bombay M.Tech admissions. For the latest IIT Bombay news and updates, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.

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