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

Published: | September 19, 2018
IIT Guwahati GATE Cutoff 2019: M.Tech Admission Process and Selection Criteria

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

IIT Guwahati is one of the favourable destinations for pursuing the M.Tech course in India. Similar to all popular IITs, IIT Guwahati also offers M.Tech courses in multiple disciplines/ specialisations. The M.Tech curriculum and syllabus at IIT Guwahati are designed to impart industry-specific skills to students, theoretical knowledge, and practical learning. Most M.Tech graduates of IIT Guwahati secure placements in top national and multinational companies and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). Candidates with a valid GATE score are eligible for M.Tech admission at IIT Guwahati subject to the admission norms of the institute. IIT Guwahati prepares GATE cutoff for M.Tech admissions every year. All the details pertaining to IIT Guwahati GATE cutoff 2019, admission process, M.Tech courses, application process, eligibility criteria, and previous year cutoff here.

About GATE Cutoff for IIT Guwahati

IIT Guwahati prepares M.Tech discipline wise GATE cutoff so that the candidates will be admitted based on the cutoff score in the relevant course. The preparation of IIT Guwahati GATE cutoff involves several factors. Some of the significant factors for preparing IIT Guwahati GATE cutoff are listed below -

  • In order to prepare GATE cutoff 2019, IIT Guwahati will refer the GATE cutoff of last three years, i.e., 2018, 2017 and 2016.
  • Total seats available in the selected or preferred course by the students
  • IIT Guwahati will also consider the number of students who took GATE exam to prepare the cutoff for M.Tech courses.
  • The difficulty level of GATE exam
  • Total number of candidates who applied for admission in a particular course

IIT Guwahati GATE Cutoff 2019

IIT Guwahati will release GATE cutoff 2019 in April/ May 2019. The premier institute will release category wise and branch wise cut off for M.Tech courses. Candidates who clear GATE cutoff 2019 of IIT Guwahati will get admission in M.Tech course. The candidates must note that IIT Guwahati GATE cutoff 2019 will be different from previous year cutoffs. Candidates can expect only partial similarities between GATE cutoff in 2019 and previous year cutoffs. The official IIT Guwahati GATE 2019 cutoff will be released after the announcement of GATE 2019 results. The cutoff will be updated in this section soon.

IIT Guwahati GATE Admission Dates 2019

IIT Guwahati will initiate M.Tech admission process 2019 through GATE exam in the month of March. The institute is yet to release the official GATE admission dates 2019 for M.Tech courses. Meanwhile, the candidates can check the expected/ tentative admission dates to have an idea of the admission process. The official IIT Guwahati GATE admission dates 2019 will be updated here soon.



IIT Guwahati M.Tech online application process beginning date

March 22, 2019

IIT Guwahati M.Tech online application process closing date

April 16, 2019

First offer release for Direct Admission Candidates

May 2019

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

May 2019

Course Fee Payment

June 2019

Also Read: IIT Madras GATE Cutoff 2019: M.Tech Admission Process and Selection Criteria

IIT Guwahati M.Tech Admission Process through GATE 2019

GATE qualifiers will get admission in the M.Tech course at IIT Guwahati only if they clear GATE cutoff of the institute. Candidates who clear the cutoff will be offered admission on the basis of GATE score and past academic performance. For most of the M.Tech specialisations offered by IIT Guwahati, the admission will be solely offered through GATE score. For some courses, the institute will invite the eligible candidates to take part in the written test and personal interview. In such cases, admission is offered only after assessing the performance of candidates in GATE, written test and personal interview.

Candidates shortlisted for the admission will have to pay the course fee and report to the Institute on or before the stipulated date. IIT Guwahati decides the fee structure of M.Tech course before the commencement of admission process. The fee is charged per semester, and students need to pay an additional amount if they wish to avail hostel facility.

M.Tech Programs Offered in IIT Guwahati

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

Name of the Department

M.Tech Specialisations Offered

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

  • Computer Science and Engineering

Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

  • RF and Photonics
  • Power and Control
  • Communication Engineering
  • VLSI
  • Signal Processing

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Aerodynamics and Propulsion
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Computer Assisted Manufacturing
  • Machine Design
  • Fluids and Thermal Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

  • Earth System Science and Engineering
  • Infrastructure Engineering and Management
  • Transportation Systems Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering and Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

  • Material Science and Technology
  • Petroleum Science and Technology

Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering

  • Biotechnology

IIT Guwahati M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

IIT Guwahati offers M.Tech admissions to the candidates under following categories: -

  • GATE Qualifiers
  • IIT B.Tech Graduates
  • Sponsored Candidates
  • Part-Time M.Tech

Eligibility Criteria for GATE Qualified Candidates:

  • Candidates with a valid GATE score 2019/ 2018/ 2017 are eligible for IIT Guwahati M.Tech admission.
  • The candidates must score at least 60% of marks or 6.0 CPI out of 10 to be considered for M.Tech admission at IIT Guwahati.
  • Assistantships are provided to GATE qualifiers at the rate of Rs.12,400/- per month, with valid and qualifying GATE score above the prescribed cut off level for the M.Tech course.
  • Candidates acquiring Assistantships must perform academic duties of the institute.

Eligibility Criteria for IIT B.Tech Graduates: IIT B.Tech graduates must have at least CGPA of 8.0 out of 10 to get M.Tech admission at IIT Guwahati. GATE score is not required for these candidates.

Eligibility Criteria for Sponsored Candidates: A candidate seeking M.Tech admission under this category must be sponsored by a recognised R&D organisation, academic institution, governmental organisation, or industry for pursuing M.Tech in the Institute on a full-time basis. Candidates with a minimum of two years work experience and waived from the requirement of GATE score.

Eligibility Criteria for Part-Time M.Tech: Under this category, candidates who are professionally employed personnel (including the staff of IIT Guwahati), who can attend classes at the Institute while employed. These candidates must have at least two years of work experience are eligible for Part-Time M.Tech admission at IIT Guwahati. The candidates must attend the classes on the days or dates prescribed by IIT Guwahati.

Course-Wise Eligibility Criteria for IIT M.Tech Aspirants: -

Name of the Engineering Discipline

IIT Guwahati M.Tech Programme Eligibility Criteria

Computer Science and Engineering

  • B.E or B.Tech equivalent in an appropriate area or MSc (Computer Science/Information Technology)

Electronics and Electrical Engineering

  • B.E/ B.Tech in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering or Equivalent or MSc(Electronics)
  • For `Power and Control’ specialization, a valid GATE score in `EE’ or `IN’ is a must

Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech/ B.E in an appropriate area and a valid GATE score in:

  • `ME’ for the specializations of Fluids and Thermal Engineering and Machine Design
  • `ME’ or `PI’ for the specialization of “Computer Assisted Manufacturing”
  • `ME’ or ` Aerospace Eng.’ for the specialization of “Computational Mechanics” and “Aerodynamics and Propulsion”

Civil Engineering

For all specializations (other than Earth System Science and Engineering), B.E/ B.Tech in an appropriate area and a valid GATE score in:

  • ‘CE’ for the specializations of Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Transportation Systems Engineering
  • `CE’ or `AR’ for the specialization of “Infrastructure Engineering and Management”
  • `CE’ or `AG’ for the specialization of “Water Resources Engineering and Management”

Chemical Engineering

  • B.E/ B.Tech in an appropriate area with Mass Transfer, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Reaction Engineering, and Process Control as subjects in B.E/ B.Tech and a valid GATE score in Chemical Engineering


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

IIT Guwahati M.Tech Application Process

Eligible IIT Guwahati M.Tech aspirants must follow the below steps to register for admission: -

  • Candidates can directly visit the IIT Guwahati M.Tech admissions portal to register for admission.
  • Candidates can also find the link for IIT Guwahati M.Tech admission website through Google search.
  • After opening the IIT Guwahati M.Tech admission website, the candidates must click on online application link.
  • Firstly, the candidates must fill the M.Tech online application form with required details.
  • Secondly, upload the prescribed documents (scanned copies).
  • Thirdly, pay the application fee and complete the online application process.

Documents to be Submitted with Application Form

IIT Guwahati M.Tech applicants must upload the scanned copies of following documents along with online application form: -

  • Class 10 Certificate or Date of Birth Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree Provisional Certificate/ Marks Sheet
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Signature
  • Caste Certificate (If applicable)
  • PWD Certificate (If applicable)

Previous Year GATE Cutoff for IIT Guwahati

Candidates can check the IIT Guwahati GATE cutoff of 2018 for CSE and Biotechnology courses here. Referring previous year GATE cutoff will help the candidates to have an estimate of IIT Guwahati M.Tech admissions 2019. There will be a major difference between the previous year GATE cutoff of IIT Guwahati and current year cutoff.

IIT Guwahati GATE 2018-19 Cutoff for CSE:

Candidates can check IIT Guwahati GATE Cutoff 2018 for CSE course below: -

IIT Guwahati GATE 2018-19 Cutoff for Biotechnology:

Candidates can check IIT Guwahati GATE 2018 cutoff for Biotechnology course below: -

Also Read: IIT Kanpur GATE Cutoff 2019: M.Tech Admission Process and Selection Criteria

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

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