IIT Kharagpur GATE Cutoff 2020: M.Tech Admission Process and Selection Criteria

Published: | October 07, 2019
IIT Kharagpur GATE Cutoff 2020

IIT Kharagpur will initiate the Joint M.Tech-Ph.D. admission process after the announcement of GATE 2020 results. Check all the details regarding IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admissions, GATE cutoff 2020 and admission process here.

IIT Kharagpur is one of the popular premier institutes in India, which is famous for its quality education and research output. In the last few years, IIT Kharagpur has come up with outstanding research output in the field of engineering, science, healthcare and technology. IIT Kharagpur offers Joint M.Tech – Ph.D. courses in different specialisations, and the admission to these courses is based on the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) score. After the announcement of GATE results, IIT Kharagpur releases the GATE Cutoff for M.Tech courses. Candidates who clear the GATE Cut-Off are eligible for the admission in M.Tech courses at IIT Kharagpur. GATE 2019 cut off is yet to be announced, and the candidates can check IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admission process, courses, selection criteria, previous year’s GATE cut-off and other details here.

About GATE Cutoff for IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur considers numerous factors while preparing the GATE cutoff. Some of the factors considered by the institute for preparing GATE cut-off are listed below: -

  • GATE cut-off of previous years
  • The difficulty level of the GATE exam
  • Total number of candidates who appeared for GATE exam
  • Total number of candidates who applied for admission in a specific course
  • Availability of seats in the selected/ preferred course

These factors will help IIT Kharagpur to come with a GATE cutoff list for M.Tech courses. Based on the GATE cut-off, IIT Kharagpur will initiate the admission process for M.Tech courses.

IIT Kharagpur GATE Cutoff 2020

IIT Kharagpur will release GATE 2020 cut-off after the announcement of the GATE 2020 results. GATE 2020 online application process has already closed and the can keep a track to GATE 2020 important dates here so that they do not miss any important events of GATE 2019 examination.

Aspirants must note that GATE 2020 cut-off will not be calculated only on the basis of the previous year’s cut-offs. IIT Kharagpur will consider all the factors mentioned above for preparing GATE cutoff 2020. Therefore, the candidates must wait until the announcement of the GATE 2020 results to get clarity on the GATE 2020 cut-off. IIT Kharagpur GATE 2019 cutoff will be updated here after the announcement of GATE 2020 results.

IIT Kharagpur GATE Admission Dates 2020

IITs conduct GATE 2019 admission process through Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP). However, there are some GATE exemptions, and the institute will release separate application form for M.Tech admissions to specific candidates. The details regarding GATE exemptions will be elaborated in the admission process section. Candidates can check both COAP and IIT Kharagpur GATE admission dates 2019 here.

GATE COAP 2020 Dates:

Candidates with a valid GATE score, and are willing to take M.Tech admission in IITs must register at COAP portal or website. As the official GATE COAP 2020 dates are not yet released, candidates can check the tentative schedule here: -

Event

Date

COAP 2019 registration commencement date

April 2020 (First Week)

COAP 2019 registration closing date

June 2020 (Last Week)

COAP Round 1 Counselling

May 2020 (Last Week)

COAP Round 2 Counselling

June 2020 (First Week)

COAP Round 3 Counselling

June 2020 (Third Week)

COAP Round 4 Counselling

June 2020 (Last Week)


IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admission Dates 2020:

Apart from COAP, IIT Kharagpur will initiate separate admission process for the candidates without a GATE score, and the M.Tech eligibility criteria for these candidates will be different from GATE candidates. IIT Kharagpur M.Tech eligibility criteria can be checked in IIT Kharagpur M.Tech eligibility criteria section. Meanwhile, candidates can check IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admission Dates 2020 here: -

Event

Date

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admissions application process commencement date

March 2020 (Third Week)

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech admissions online form submission date

April 2020 (Third Week)

Issue of Call Letters for Interviews

April 2020 (Last Week)

Interviews

May 2020 (First Week)

First offer release for Direct Admission Candidates

May 2020 (First Week)


Also Read: IITs M.Tech Fee Structure & Total No. of Seats

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admission Process through GATE 2020

The admission process of IIT Kharagpur is divided into Direct Admission and Interview-Based Admission: -

Direct Admission: IIT Kharagpur offers admission to most of the M.Tech specialisations on the basis of GATE score. Admissions offered through GATE score are called as direct admissions.

Interview-Based Admissions: For four specialisations in the M.Tech course, IIT Kharagpur offers admission based on GATE score and an interview. In such cases, 70% weightage is given to GATE score and 30% weightage to interview.

M.Tech Programs Offered in IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur offers Joint M.Tech-Ph.D courses in the following disciplines or specialisations: -

Name of the M.Tech Specialisation

GATE Paper

Mode of Selection

Agriculture Biotechnology

XL-M, XL-L, BT

Direct

Land and Water Resources Engineering

AG

Direct

Aerospace Engineering

AE

Direct

Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

CE

Direct

Embedded Controls and Software Engineering

IN, EE, EC, CS

Direct

Agricultural Systems and Management

AG

Direct

Earth System Science and Technology

ME, AE, AG, CE, GG

Direct

Structural Engineering

CE

Direct

Environmental Engineering and Management

CE

Direct

Visual Information and Embedded Systems Engineering

EC

Direct

RF and Microwave Engineering

EC

Direct

Computer Science and Engineering

CS

Direct

Infrastructure Design and Management

CE, AR

Direct

Multimedia Information Processing

IN, EE, EC, CS

Direct

Instrumentation and Signal Processing

IE

Interview

Mechanical Systems Design

ME

Direct

Manufacturing Science and Engineering

ME

Direct

Information Technology

CS

Direct

Materials Science and Engineering

MT, PH, CY

Direct

Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture

AE, CE, ME

Direct

Materials Science and Engineering

MT, PH, CY

Direct

Energy Science and Engineering

ME, CH, EE

Direct

Solid State Technology

PH

Direct

Reliability Engineering

CS, EE, IN, EC, AE,CE,CH,ME,MN, MT, PI,

Direct

Aquaculture Engineering

AG

Direct

Food Process Engineering

AG

Direct

Farm Machinery and Power

AG

Direct

Transportation Engineering

CE

Direct

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

BT

Direct

City Planning

AR

Direct

Cryogenic Engineering

AG, AE, XE-B, XE-C, CH,
XE-E, EE, ME, MT, PH, IN

Direct

Chemical Engineering

CE

Direct

Geotechnical Engineering

CE

Direct

Machine Drive and Power Electronics

EE

Interview

Telecommunications System Engineering

EC

Direct

Microelectronics and VLSI Design

EC

Direct

Exploration Geosciences

GG

Direct

Power and Energy Systems

EE

Interview

Control System Engineering

EE

Interview

Thermal Science and Engineering

ME

Direct

Computer Science and Data Processing

MA

Direct

Industrial Engineering and Management

ME, PI

Direct

Railway Engineering

CE

Direct

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

MT

Direct

Mining Engineering

MN

Direct

Water Management

AG

Direct

Medical Imaging and Informatics

EE, EC, IN

Direct

Rubber Technology

TF, PI, ME, CY, CH

Direct


GATE Eligibility Criteria: Candidates applying for the admission to M.Tech course at IIT Kharagpur must have a valid GATE score of the last three years. The applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Science with at least 60% of marks or CGPA of 6.5 out of 10. For reserved category candidates, 55% of marks are enough in Bachelor’s degree. The candidates must score minimum qualifying marks and satisfy the cut-off prescribed by the institute for M.Tech admission. IIT Kharagpur M.Tech eligibility criteria for GATE and non-GATE/ IIT candidates are elaborated below: -

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria for IIT B.Tech Graduates: Candidates who have graduated B.Tech from IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) with CPI or CGPA of 8 and above are eligible for the admission without GATE score, which means that these candidates are exempted from GATE exam.

IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Application Process

IIT Kharagpur accepts online application for Joint M.Tech-Ph.D courses. Before proceeding with online application filling on the official website of IIT Kharagpur, the candidates must complete the registration on COAP portal. The online application process of IIT Kharagpur for M.Tech course will involve the following stages: -

Step 1 – Registration: Primarily, the candidates must visit the official website of IIT Kharagpur GATE to register for M.Tech admission. The candidates will have to register with E-Mail ID, Date of Birth, GATE Registration Number, GATE Score, GATE Year, Category and Qualifying Degree. Details entered in the registration form cannot be edited once submitted. Therefore, the candidates must enter the details carefully. Create a password after entering the above details.

Step 2 – Login to Fill Application Form: After the successful registration, the candidates must log in with their registered e-mail id and password. The application form involves profile details, selection of specialisations, academic details and personal details. The candidates must choose the specialisations carefully. Applications of candidates who choose irrelevant specialisations will be rejected. Save the details after filling the application and proceed to the next step.

Step 3 – Uploading Softcopies of Documents: Candidates must upload the scanned copies of the following documents along with the application form: -

  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Signature
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate/ Grade Sheet/ Mark Sheet
  • Category Certificate
  • Certificate showing proof of studying Mathematics at +2 level or degree level

Step 4 – Application Fee Payment and Submission of Application: After uploading the above documents, the candidates must pay the application fee of Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for reserved categories).

After the successful completion of all the above steps, take the print out of the filled-in application form. IIT Kharagpur will intimate the candidates shortlisted for interviews through e-mail.

Previous Year GATE Cut-Off for IIT Kharagpur

The cut-off for M.Tech specialisations offered by IIT Kharagpur is usually released after the announcement of GATE results. The GATE cutoff for IIT Kharagpur will help the candidates to find out whether they scored required marks in GATE to get admission in the specific M.Tech specialisation. The GATE cutoff for IIT Kharagpur is not the same every year, and it changes due to several factors. The candidates can check the category and specialisation-wise previous year GATE cut-off for IIT Kharagpur to have an estimate of GATE 2019 cut-off here.

IIT Kharagpur GATE 2018 Cut-Off: -

Candidate can check the IIT Kharagpur GATE 2018 cut-off in PDF format below: -

IIT Kharagpur GATE 2017 Cut-Off: -

Candidates can check IIT Kharagpur GATE 2017 cut-off in PDF format below: -

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We hope that the above explanation has clarified all your doubts regarding IIT Kharagpur M.Tech Admissions. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for the latest IIT Kharagpur news and updates.

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