IIT Indore GATE Cutoff 2020: M.Tech Admission Process, Selection Criteria, Previous Year Cutoff (2019/ 2018/ 2017/ 2016)

Published: | November 14, 2019
IIT Indore GATE Cutoff

IIT Indore will begin the M.Tech admission process in March 2020. Check all the details regarding IIT Indore M.Tech admissions, GATE cutoff 2020, and admission process here.

IIT Indore (Indian Institute of Technology) located in Madhya Pradesh has been set up by Government of India in 2009 and recognised the same with Institute of National Importance status. IIT Indore shifted to the permanent campus in February 2016. The M.Tech courses offered by IIT Indore provide classroom knowledge, practical knowledge, and hands-on experience to the students. Even though IIT Indore offers only a limited number of M.Tech courses, the institute has turned popular in recent years. The M.Tech admission process at IIT Indore begins in the month of April every year. For M.Tech admission at IIT Indore, GATE score is mandatory, and the admission is granted based on IIT Indore GATE cutoff. Candidates can check all the details about IIT Indore GATE cutoff, IIT Indore, M.Tech admission process, M.Tech courses offered, eligibility criteria, selection criteria and admission dates here.

About GATE Cutoff for IIT Indore

IIT Indore GATE cutoff is different from the GATE cutoff of other IITs. The GATE cutoff for IIT Indore is prepared based on a bunch of significant factors. These factors help the premier institute of technology to come up with category and course wise cut off. The GATE cutoff for IIT Indore is the major criteria for M.Tech admission. Some of the factors considered by IIT Indore for preparing GATE cutoff are elaborated below –

  • The difficulty level of the GATE exam is one of the important factors that play a vital role in determining the GATE cutoff of any IIT.
  • GATE cutoff of previous years is used as a reference by IIT Indore to prepare GATE cutoff for the upcoming admission season.
  • For preparing GATE cutoff for IIT Indore, the statistics of GATE qualifiers and the total number of candidates applied for IIT Indore M.Tech admission are considered.
  • At IIT Indore, M.Tech admission and GATE cutoff is also based on the availability of the seats in the course preferred by the applicants.
  • Reservation policies of the government strictly apply to the GATE cutoff for IIT Indore.

If the number of M.Tech applicants is more at IIT Indore, the GATE cutoff for M.Tech courses will be high. If the competition for M.Tech courses is less at IIT Indore, the GATE cutoff may below. The GATE cutoff at any IIT is not constant, and it changes every year.

IIT Indore GATE Cutoff 2020

IIT Indore GATE cutoff 2020 will be released on the official website of IIT Indore only after the announcement of GATE 2020 results. At IIT Indore, GATE cutoff is the major criterion for M.Tech admission, and the aspirants must clear the GATE cutoff of IIT Indore to be eligible for the M.Tech admission. The official IIT Indore GATE cutoff 2020 will be updated here soon. Meanwhile, candidates can check IIT Indore previous year GATE cutoff to have an estimate of upcoming year GATE cutoff (Refer Previous Year GATE cutoff section below).

Previous Year GATE Cutoff for IIT Indore

Previous year GATE cutoff of IIT Indore will help the M.Tech aspirants of IIT Indore to have an estimate of GATE cutoff of upcoming admission season, and minimum marks required in GATE to secure M.Tech admission.

IIT Indore GATE 2019-20 Cutoff

IIT Indore GATE 2019-20 cutoff will be updated here once it's available.

IIT Indore GATE 2017 Cutoff: -

GATE cutoff 2017 for IIT Indore can be checked below –

Name of the M.Tech Specialisation

GATE cutoff for General Category



Materials Science and Engineering




Production and Industrial Engineering




VLSI Design and Nanoelectronics




Communication and Signal Processing




IIT Indore GATE Admission Dates 2019

IIT Indore GATE-based M.Tech admission process begins with the submission of the online application process in the month of March every year. IIT Indore M.Tech aspirants must submit an individual application form for M.Tech admission as per the schedule announced by the institute. The official IIT Indore M.Tech admission dates 2020 will be uploaded on the official website of IIT Indore in the first week of March. The candidates can also check the official admission dates here. As the official IIT Indore M.Tech admission dates 2020 are not yet released, candidates can check the tentative dates/ schedule here. The tentative schedule will give an idea of important events of IIT Indore M.Tech admissions 2020.


Date (Tentative)

IIT Indore online submission of application form for M.Tech courses commencement date

March 2020

IIT Indore online submission of application form for M.Tech courses closing date

April 2020

Deadline to send hard copy of the printout of application form

May 2020

Publication of list of shortlisted candidates for Written Test or Interview

May 2020

Counselling process

June 2020

Also Read: IIT Patna GATE Cutoff

IIT Indore M.Tech Admission Process through GATE 2019

IIT Indore M.Tech admission process for the academic session 2020-21 will be based on GATE 2020/ 2019/ 2018/ 2017 score and GATE cutoff for IIT Indore. The M.Tech admission process of IIT Indore is simple, and it does not involve any complicated stages or process. The detailed IIT Indore M.Tech admission process through GATE 2020 is elaborated below –

Shortlisting of Candidates: After receiving M.Tech applications, IIT Indore will take at least 20 days to shortlist the candidates eligible for admission. The shortlisting process is based on GATE cutoff prepared by IIT Indore based on several factors. Candidates who clear the GATE cutoff prescribed by IIT Indore will be called for the M.Tech counselling process.

Publication of Shortlist of Candidates: IIT Indore will publish the list of shortlisted candidates eligible for M.Tech admission at IIT Indore in the last week of May 2020. The list will be uploaded on the official website of IIT Indore. The candidates who featured in the IIT Indore M.Tech merit list must attend the counselling process to get admission.

IIT Indore M.Tech Counselling Process: The shortlisted candidates must attend the counselling process at IIT Indore on the stipulated dates. During the counselling process, the candidates must produce a valid GATE score card, educational qualification certificates etc. The M.Tech admission will be granted to the candidates based on the order of merit.

IIT Indore M.Tech Course Fee Payment: After the verification certificates, the candidates must pay the M.Tech course fee. The admission of the candidates will be confirmed only after the M.Tech fee payment. If the candidates wish to avail the hostel facility, they need to pay a separate fee for the hostel.

M.Tech Programs Offered in IIT Indore

IIT Indore offers only a limited number of M.Tech courses, and the list of M.Tech specialisations can be checked below –

  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Production & Industrial Engineering
  • VLSI Design and Nanoelectronics
  • Communication & Signal Processing

IIT Indore M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

IIT Indore offers M.Tech admission to the candidates with a valid GATE score and IIT B.Tech M.Tech graduates. The candidates can check the M.Tech eligibility criteria of IIT Indore here.

General Eligibility Criteria for IIT Indore M.Tech Courses:

  • General category candidates must have at least 60% of marks in B.Tech degree to be eligible for M.Tech admission process at IIT Indore.
  • For reserved category candidates, 55% of marks are required in B.Tech degree to be eligible for the admission process.

IIT Indore Eligibility Criteria for IIT B.Tech Graduates: Without GATE requirement, IIT B.Tech graduates can get direct admission in the M.Tech course at IIT Indore. However, the candidates must have at least 8.00 CGPA out of 10 in B.Tech to be eligible for direct admission.

IIT Indore M.Tech Specialisation Wise Eligibility Criteria:

Name of the M.Tech Specialisation

Educational Qualification Required

Qualifying GATE Paper

Materials Science and Engineering

B.E/ B.Tech in Chemical Engineering/ Automobile Engineering/ Material Science/ Metallurgy/ Electronics/ Electrical/ Mechanical (OR) M.Sc in Applied Electronics/ Material Science/ Physics/ Chemistry

GATE paper in relevant subjects as mentioned in educational qualification

Production & Industrial Engineering

B.E/ B.Tech in Automobile Engineering/ Mechatronics/ Materials and Metallurgy/ Manufacturing/ Industrial/ Production/ Mechanical Engineering

ME (Mechanical Engineering)/ PI (Production and Industrial Engineering)

VLSI Design and Nanoelectronics

B.E/ B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering/ Instrumentation and Control Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering


Communication & Signal Processing

B.Tech/ B.E in Information Technology/ Computer Science and Engineering/ Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation/ Electronics and Communication/ Electrical

Electronics and Communication (EC)

IIT Indore M.Tech Application Process

IIT Indore accepts only online applications for M.Tech courses. The online application process for the M.Tech course offered by IIT Indore is detailed below –

  • Before filling the online application form for IIT Indore M.Tech course, the candidates must pay the application fee of Rs. 800.
  • The fee can be paid on the official website of IIT Indore. The candidates must click on ‘Academics’ section on the official website of IIT Indore.
  • After the application fee payment, the candidates must take the printout of fee receipt. The fee receipt will have a Transaction ID.
  • Proceed with online application form now.
  • Enter the Transaction ID first to activate the online application form.
  • Enter all the details carefully.
  • Submit the application form and take the printout of the same.
  • The candidates must send the hard copy of the printout of the application form to the address prescribed on the official website.

Documents to be Submitted with Application Form

For IIT Indore M.Tech admission, the candidates need to submit all the documents with the hard copy of the application form. The list of documents to be submitted with M.Tech application form of IIT Indore can be checked below –

  • IIT Indore M.Tech Application Fee Receipt
  • GATE Score Card
  • Printout of Application Form

The candidates must produce educational qualification certificates during the counselling process.

Also Read: IIT Jodhpur GATE Cutoff

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

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