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MTech Admission IIT Bhilai

IIT Bhilai is an institute of national importance declared as such under the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act 2016 to provide for education and research in various branches of engineering, technology, science, and arts. The main focus of IIT Bhilai is to prepare young individuals to become professional leaders of tomorrow by imparting cutting-edge technical skills and knowledge, so that they can take on the real-life challenges in the future with confidence and maturity. IIT Bhilai is striving for research-driven undergraduate and postgraduate education. Our objective is to create an educational system with multifaceted outcomes, including research, entrepreneurship, technical leadership, and above all, responsible citizenship.

IIT Bhilai offers MTech programs in

  • Bioengineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical Engineering: 1. Power Systems and Power Electronics; 2. Control and Instrumentation; and 3. Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering: 1. Design and Manufacturing; and 2. Thermal and Fluids Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering

IIT Bhilai invites applications for admission to the above mentioned (MTech) programs for the session starting from July 2024.

Eligibility criteria for MTech admissions

Applicants meeting the eligibility criteria as defined hereunder are invited to apply for admission to MTech program at IIT Bhilai as a regular student. Students admitted to the regular MTech program of the Institute may become eligible to receive Institute Fellowship as per the norms defined by Ministry of Education, Govt. of India.

Eligibility criteria

A. Applicants must have ONE of the following in appropriate subject areas.
1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with first class, 60% marks(55% marks for SC/ST)or equivalent.
2. Master’s degree in science or equivalent degree, with first class, 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)or equivalent .
3. #B.Pharma (with 4 years), with first class, 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)or equivalent.
4. #M.B.B.S or B.D.S or related degree(with at least 4 years), with first class, 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)or equivalent.
# represents the eligibility for MTech in Bioengineering.
B. Applicants must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements.
1. Valid GATE Score/GPAT Score (refer Table 1 for Discipline specific criteria).
2. CPI/CGPA of 8.0 in BTech, if done from an IIT.
An ongoing degree may also be considered as a qualifying degree provided the applicant completes all graduation requirements before the MTech program starts. Discipline specific requirements are given in Table 1.

Table 1: Discipline specific criteria for MTech admissions

MTech program in Criteria
BioengineeringGATE Score in BM/BT/CH/CY/EC/EE/XE/XL/ME/PH/ IN or GPAT.
Computer Science and EngineeringGATE score in CS/ DA/ EC/ EE/ MA/ PH.
Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceGATE score in any engineering discipline/MA/ST.
Electrical Engineering:
1. Power Systems and Power Electronics(PSPE)
2. Control and Instrumentation(CI)
3. Electric Vehicle Technology(EVT)
For PSPE & CI: GATE score in EE/ EC/ IN/ CS/ PH
For EVT : GATE score in ME/ EE/ EC/ IN/ AE/ CY/CH/XE/XE- F/XE-C/PI.
Electronics & Communication Engineering GATE Score in EC/EE/IN/PH/CS.
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering GATE Score in any engineering discipline/CY/PH/GG/XE.
Mechanical Engineering:
1. Design and Manufacturing
2. Thermal and Fluids Engineering
GATE score in AE/ CE/ ME/ PI/ PH/ XE.
Mechatronics Engineering GATE Score in ME/EE/EC/PI/IN/AE/CS.

Guidelines for MTech applications

1. Applicants must have registered in the COAP portal( )before filling up the application form in the online admission portal of IIT Bhilai. COAP registration number is mandatory for filling up the application form.
2. Applicants must read all the instructions carefully before filling up the application form.
3. The online application form is available at Application received by any other means shall not be processed further.
4. Separate application form is to be filled if applicants are applying in more than one MTech Program.
5. Reservations are applicable for applicants in Economically weak section (EWS)/ Other Backward Class Non-Creamy layer (OBC-NCL)/ Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Person with benchmark disability (PwD) category, as per Government of India rules. Necessary supporting documents must be attached to avail such reservation during online application and the same will be verified at the time of admission.
6. Applicants should complete the application form in all respects and submit the application after payment.
7. Applicants MUST keep the following documents (softcopy) ready to upload during their application process:
• Photograph.
• Academic certificates (10th, 12th / Diploma, UG & PG certificates, etc. whichever is applicable)
• Mark-sheet of all semesters/Consolidated mark-sheet of the qualifying degree. Result awaited candidates have to upload their latest/previous semester mark-sheet.
• Category certificate (EWS/OBC-NCL/SC/ST), if applicable.
• Experience certificate and any other relevant documents, whichever applicable.
8. Applicants must also provide the details of at least two well acquainted people who can provide reference letters in support of candidature of applicant. At least one of them must be an academician and must have taught the applicant.
9. Applicants having degree from foreign universities should upload equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi for qualifying Exam and proof of having first class or 60% (55% for SC/ST) marks or equivalent in qualifying examination.
10. Applicants are advised to check the Institute website as well as the COAP website for results / important announcements. Applicants are also advised to check emails sent to the email address provided in their applications for all important communications and announcements. Offer letters will be made available only through COAP portal ( ).
11. Any communication regarding the admission would be made through e-mail only.

Thrust Research Area (Not limited to)

Discipline Broad Areas of Research
Bioengineering Bioinformatics, macromolecular simulations, infectious and Alzheimer’s disease, tissue engineering, drug delivery, cancer biology, MRI and optical imaging, microfluidics, and lab-on chip, bio-sensors, neurodegeneration and aging, cellular proteostasis, Ubiquitin Biology.
Computer Science and Engineering Systems and Networks: Architecture, Parallel computing, Embedded computing, VLSI, Computer/Wireless networks, Edge computing, Compilers, Distributed systems.
Theoretical computer science: Algorithms, Formal Verification Methods.
Security: Hardware, Software, Cryptography, Blockchains, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence AI & Machine Learning: Pattern Recognition, Deep Learning.
Data analytics: Computer vision, Analysis of multimedia data such as audio, image and video. Analysis of remote sensing data, Multimedia forensics
Social & complex network analysis: Information diffusion, fake news detection, community detection.
Electrical Engineering Control and Instrumentation: Drone Technologies: Guidance, Navigation and Control; Data analytics for Bio-sensors; Intelligent Instruments; Precision Agriculture; Point-of-care System; Flexible Sensors; Pattern Recognition and Deep Learning; Speech, Image and Video Processing; Computer Vision; Analysis of remote sensing images/data.
Power Systems and Power Electronics: Data Analytics in Power System; Application of Power electronics to Power Systems; Renewable Energy; Photovoltaics; Solar cells; Performance analysis of PV modules.
Electric Vehicle Technology: Data-driven Control, Battery Modeling, Electric Drives, Motors, Power Electronics based Control for Electric Vehicles (EV) Application, Numerical Simulation, Battery Thermal Management System (BTMS), EV Management Systems including Battery Management, Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage Technologies, Battery Pack Construction.
Electronics & Communication Engineering VLSI Technology and Fabrication, Flexible Electronics, Microelectronics, Electronic Sensors, Signal Processing, Image/video processing, Quantum Image Processing, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Internet-of-Things (IoT), 5G and beyond communications.
Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering Polymers, Nano-composites, Organic devices and Sensors, Organic and Hybrid materials, Optical and Nonlinear Optical materials, Photoactuators, Battery Electrode materials and Degradation mechanism, Physical metallurgy of lightweight nano-structured alloys, fatigue and creep performance of high-temperature alloys and coatings, solid state welding of similar and dissimilar materials, Polymers, Inorganic-organic hybrid materials, Nanostructured Smart Materials, Energy Materials and Devices, Nanostructured materials, Materials for biosensing, Micro- and Nanorobotics, Soft matter, Thermally sprayed coatings, wear and corrosion resistant materials, surface modifications for multi-functional properties, mechanical processing of materials, High Entropy Oxides, Thermoelectrics.
Mechanical Engineering Thermal and Fluids Engineering: Alternative fuels and exhaust after treatment, Boiling and Condensation, Building Energy Efficiency, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Droplet and Interfacial Science, Heat Transfer, Internal Combustion (IC) Engines, Life cycle assessment Microfluidics, Multiphase flow, Renewable Energy, Thermal hydraulics of nuclear reactor, Thermal Comfort, Thermal system simulation.
Design and Manufacturing: Computational Mechanics, Damage and Fracture Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics, Dynamics, Structural health monitoring, Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing (AIMM), Advanced PVD coating for cutting tools, Bioinspired microtextured surfaces, Casting, Development and Processing of Advanced Materials - Light weight alloys, advanced superalloys, composites; Friction stir welding/processing, Incremental forming, Laser-based manufacturing, Metal cutting and forming, Micromachining, Microstructure-manufacturability correlation; Non-conventional machining, Simulation of manufacturing processes, Surface Engineering/coating, Thin & Thick-film tribology, Welding, Wire-arc/additive manufacturing etc.
Mechatronics Engineering Online condition monitoring in advanced manufacturing processes, Microfabrication, Building mechatronics, and Intelligent buildings, AI-assisted laser-based manufacturing/metal forming, Feedback controlled material testing, Application of machine vision in mechanical testing, Portable devices for manufacturing, Pneumatic actuator systems control using thermally responsive fluids, Digital microfluidics, Maglev microrobotics, Neuromechanics and Assistive Robotics, Consensus control of UAV, Cognitive automation and Machine/Artificial Intelligence, Cooperative and adaptive mechatronics system, Computer vision, Data-driven modeling and control

Tentative Schedule of Admission for MTech Program in 2024-25-M session

S.No. Particulars Dates
1. Start date for application (online only) March 18, 2024 (10:00 Hrs IST)
2. Last date for submitting online application form including payment of application fee April 17, 2024 (17:00 Hrs IST)
3. Shortlisting/Selection Process April 18, 2024 onwards
Candidates are requested to check Institute website and their email regularly for updates.

Application Process:
STEP-I: Apply Online

Candidate must apply online from IIT Bhilai website. A fresh registration is required for each program, for which, an applicant would like to apply. Applicant must fill all required information and upload documents, if any, sought in application.

STEP-II: Application Finalization

Finalization of application is mandatory. If not finalized, the application will not be considered. Editing/modification/addition is not possible after finalization of the application form. Hence, candidate should verify details before finalizing the application form. Once is application is finalized, application number will be generated. Candidates should note the application number for future reference.

STEP-III: Application Fee

  • Application fee of 100 INR is applicable for SC/ST/PwD/female candidates and 200 INR is applicable for other candidates.
  • Payment of application fee must be made through State Bank Collect only. Candidate shall visit SBI Collect, for fees payment (SBI collect link is provided in the portal).

  • In the SBI collect portal please select category as “Educational Institutions” and search for “IIT BHILAI” then you will be redirected to “Enter payment details” where you need to select the payment category as “MTech Application Fee 2024-25 M Semester”. Candidates need to pay applicable fee as per their category and complete the fee payment. The candidate has to clearly mention the application id in the correct format (Eg: ME-101) while filling-up SBI collect challan for payment. After making payment, SBI Collect will generate payment reference number (viz. DU12345678), candidate has to retain a copy of sbi i-collect receipt for any future reference.

    STEP-IV: Add Payment details

    This step should be done after the generation of SBI Collect DU reference number. Applicant has to add the DU reference number to his/ her application.

    Note: Candidates who are applying for more than one MTech program need to apply and pay application fee for each program separately.

    Note: For any query, write to

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