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IIT Kanpur GATE Cutoff 2022: M.Tech Admission Process, Selection Criteria, Previous Year Cutoff (2021/2020/2019/ 2018/ 2017/ 2016)

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: March 17, 2022 04:06 pm IST | GATE

Check all the details regarding IIT Kanpur M.Tech admissions 2022, GATE 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 & 2017 cutoff of IIT Kanpur here.

IIT Kanpur GATE Cutoff 2022

IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kanpur is one of the reputed premier engineering institutes in India, which is known for its academic excellence, quality education, research output and campus placements. Every year, hundreds of students graduate from IIT Kanpur with a job bagged in campus placements. IIT Kanpur offers M.Tech courses in different disciplines, which are high in demand in the job market. The M.Tech courses offered by IIT Kanpur are designed to meet the industry requirements and inculcate relevant skills in students. The research-oriented M.Tech courses in IIT Kanpur encourage students to take up research after the completion of the course.

M.Tech admission process in Kanpur is primarily based on GATE score. IIT Kanpur GATE cutoff 2022 will be released after the conclusion of the admission process. Candidates aspiring to get M.Tech admission in IIT Kanpur must have a valid GATE score. More details pertaining to IIT Kanpur GATE cutoff 2021, M.Tech admission process, eligibility criteria, admission dates, and previous year GATE cutoff can be checked here.

About GATE Cutoff for IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur relies on several factors to prepare the GATE cutoff. These factors will help the premier institute to come up with a discipline wise cutoff for M.Tech courses. Some of the factors that IIT Kanpur consider while preparing the IIT Kanpur GATE cutoff are listed below: -

  • Previous year (s) GATE cutoff

  • Total number of seats available in the selected/ preferred course

  • The total number of students who applied and appeared for the GATE entrance exam

  • GATE exam and its level of difficulty

  • Total number of applications received in a specific course

Apart from IIT Kanpur, all other IITs follow similar factors for preparing the GATE cutoff. However, there are other factors apart from the above, and these factors may change from time to time. The candidates must make sure that the GATE cutoff of IIT Kanpur is not the same every year, and it changes from time to time.

GATE 2022 Cutoff for IIT Kanpur

The GATE 2022 cutoff for IIT Kanpur scores will be taken for admissions in M. Tech and will be updated after the admission concludes. 

GATE 2021 Cutoff for IIT Kanpur

Candidates can have a look at the previous year GATE cutoff to have an estimate of the GATE 2022 cutoff

IIT Kanpur GATE 2022 Cutoff - Coming Soon

IIT Kanpur GATE Cutoff 2020

IIT Kanpur has released the GATE 2020 cutoff for different courses. The GATE cutoff 2020 of IIT Kanpur is prepared by considering numerous factors. The 2020 GATE cutoff for various M.Tech courses offered by IIT Kanpur are as follows -

Round 1 GATE Cutoff

Name of the Stream/ CourseGeneral/ OBCEWSOBC-NCLSCST
Signal Processing, Communications & Networks826787757595469
Power Engineering859827831711640
Photonics784783699590449
RF & Microwave897806749588503
Control & Automation880848847688596
Microelectronics & VLSI883860818703618

Round 2 GATE Cutoff

Name of the Stream/ CourseGeneral/ OBCEWSOBC-NCLSCST
Signal Processing, Communications & Networks776764714522361
Power Engineering838803806612580
Photonics734720672580415
RF & Microwave764760711588353
Control & Automation845830803619573
Microelectronics & VLSI799780737584449

IIT Kanpur GATE 2016-17 Cutoff: -

Name of the M.Tech Discipline

GATE Cutoff for General Category

OBC

SC

ST

Photonics Science and Engineering

414

439

420

-

Nuclear Engineering and Technology

715

632

434

-

Mechanical Engineering

822

769

562

463

Materials Science Program

631

635

-

-

Materials Science and Engineering

544

489

377

-

Industrial and Management Engineering

683

611

392

428

Environmental Engineering and Management

-

-

-

-

Electrical Engineering

817

777

691

-

Earth Sciences

489

482

500

-

Computer Science and Engineering

732

665

567

443

Civil Engineering

784

713

622

441

Chemical Engineering

562

461

444

335

Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering

579

579

539

-

Aerospace Engineering

737

670

511

-

IIT Kanpur GATE Admission Dates 2022

Candidates aspiring for M.Tech admission at IIT Kanpur with a valid GATE score must complete multiple registrations to seek admission. The candidates must register on the Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) of GATE and IIT Kanpur's official website. Therefore, the candidates must check the important dates of GATE COAP 2022 and IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Dates 2022.

IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Dates 2022

IIT Kanpur has announced the official dates of M.Tech admissions 2022, and the candidates can check the schedule here.

Event

Date

IIT Kanpur M.Tech admissions online application process starting date

To be Notified

IIT Kanpur M.Tech admissions online form submission date

To be Notified

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

To be Notified

First offer release for Direct Admission Candidates

To be Notified

GATE COAP 2022 Dates:

Candidates with a valid GATE score (2022, 2021 and 2020) can register through the GATE COAP portal. 

Event

Date

COAP 2022 date of registration commencement

To be Notified

Ending date of registration

To be Notified

COAP 1st Round Counselling

To be Notified

COAP 2nd Round

To be Notified

COAP 3rd Round

To be Notified

COAP 4th Round

To be Notified

IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Process through GATE 2022

IIT Kanpur GATE-Based (Non-Sponsored) M.Tech Admission Process: IIT Kanpur primarily accepts GATE scores for admission to M.Tech courses. However, the admission is not solely granted based on GATE score and the candidates must appear for separate written tests and personal interviews conducted at IIT Kanpur. The final admission will be granted only after the assessment of eligible candidates based on GATE score, performance in IIT Kanpur M.Tech written test and personal interview.

IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Process for IIT B.Tech Graduates: Candidates who possess a B.Tech degree from any Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with an overall CGPA/ CPI of 6.5 and CGPA/ CPI of 8.0 in the last two semesters of the B.Tech course are eligible for the direct admission in the M.Tech course at IIT Kanpur. These candidates are exempted from the requirement of the GATE exam.

IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Process for External Students: Candidates working in R & D establishments with necessary library and research facilities are eligible for direct admission in M.Tech course without GATE requirement. Such a candidate must be sponsored by his/her employer and must have been in employment with the sponsoring organization for at least 2 years at the time of admission.

IIT Kanpur Part-Time M.Tech Admission Process: IIT Kanpur offers Part-Time M.Tech admission to professionally employed candidates such as teachers, scientists, and working engineers. The requirement of GATE will be waived off only to those candidates who have at least two years of work experience. These students will have to give an undertaking endorsed by their employers that they will be attending all classes. IIT Kanpur may conduct a separate written exam and personal interview for candidates who do not have a valid GATE score.

IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Process for Sponsored Candidates: Candidates, who have 2 years of work experience and are sponsored by his / her employer for pursuing the M.Tech course, can take admission in the IIT Kanpur M.Tech course without the GATE requirement. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to provide full salary to the candidate and to relieve him/her to pursue the programme for its full duration.

M.Tech Programs Offered in IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur offers M.Tech courses in the following disciplines-

Name of the M.Tech Discipline

GATE Paper Code

Photonics Science and Engineering

EE/ ME

Nuclear Engineering and Technology

CH/ CY

Mechanical Engineering

ME

Materials Science Program

XE-C

Materials Science and Engineering

XE-C

Industrial and Management Engineering

PI

Environmental Engineering and Management

CE

Electrical Engineering

EE

Earth Sciences

CE

Computer Science and Engineering

CS

Civil Engineering

CE

Chemical Engineering

CH

Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering

-

Aerospace Engineering

AE

Note: IIT Kanpur offers different specialisations in some of the M.Tech disciplines mentioned above. The candidates can get admission in their desired specialisation.

IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Eligibility Criteria 2022

General Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech Courses:

  • B.Tech/ B.E/ M.Sc degree with a minimum of 50% of marks is the major requirement for the M.Tech admission at IIT Kanpur.

  • Candidates aspiring for M.Tech Biological Sciences and Bioengineering courses must have MBBS/ B.Pharma degree to be eligible for admission. Candidates with an MBBS degree are exempted from the requirement of GATE.

Eligibility Criteria for IIT B.Tech Graduates: IIT B.Tech graduates must have an overall CPI/ CGPA of 6.5 and 8.0 in the last 2 semesters of the B.Tech course are eligible for direct M.Tech admission at IIT Kanpur. These candidates need not appear for the GATE exam.

IIT Kanpur M.Tech Admission Application Process 2022

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

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

  • IIT Kanpur begins the online application process for the M.Tech course in the second week of March every year.

  • Candidates can visit the official website of IIT Kanpur to submit an online application for M.Tech admission.

  • Click on ‘Academics’ followed by ‘PG Programmes’, ‘M. Tech Admissions’

  • The online application portal will open and the candidates must fill out the application.

  • After submitting the personal details on the application form, upload the prescribed documents and pay the application fee of Rs. 400 (Rs. 200 for reserved categories).

  • After the application fee payment, take the printout of the application form for future reference. The candidates need not send the hard copy of the application form to IIT Kanpur by post.

Registration for M.Tech Course through COAP Portal: Along with registration on the official website of IIT Kanpur, the candidates must also register on the official GATE COAP website. Through GATE COAP, candidates can accept the admission offer, check written test and interview results etc. The candidates must pay a separate registration fee on the GATE COAP portal.

Documents to be Submitted with Application Form During M.Tech Admission at IIT Kanpur

The candidates must submit the following documents along with the application form: -

  • Scanned Copies of Passport Size Photograph and Signature

  • Scanned Copy of Class 10 Certificate and UG Degree Certificate

  • Scanned Copy of Caste Certificate (If applicable)

  • Scanned Copy of PWD Certificate (If applicable)

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

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