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Updated on 18th May, 2024 , 5 min read

IIT Kharagpur MTech: Eligibility, Fee, Admission, Seat Intake & Placement

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Latest Updates about IIT Kharagpur MTech:

  • The GATE COAP 2024 Round 1 Seat Allotment has been declared for admission to the MTech program and the deadline to secure/deny & wait/reject & wait is 15th May 2024 till 9 AM. Also, the expected date for releasing the GATE COAP 2024 Round 2 offer is 20th May 2024 at 10 AM.

IIT Kharagpur provides a Joint MTech-PhD or MCP-PhD program. The college has 42 specializations at the postgraduate level for which admission is on the basis of a valid GATE exam score. Students with a CGPA of 8.0 and more are eligible after the first year and can take up a written test or interview for possible enrollment in the PhD program. The students who are unqualified for PhD can pursue the two-year MTech/MCP program. Those looking forward to enrolling for PhD must first qualify for the MTech/MCP program. Both degrees are given after the completion of PhD. Students possessing a Bachelor's degree in the relevant fields can apply for the course with a valid GATE score. There are also reserved seats for different categories. IIT Kharagpur MTech admission 2024 through GATE has started. Only those candidates who have qualified NET and have fellowships are considered for the MCP program admission. 

IIT Kharagpur MTech Highlights

The key highlights for the IIT Kharagpur Joint MTech-PhD or MCP-PhD program are mentioned in the below table.

ParticularsDetails
Duration2 years
Common Eligibility

- BE/ BTech/ BArch/ or a masters' degree in Science/ Arts with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55% for reserved categories) OR merit through exams conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55% for reserved categories)

- Valid GATE entrance exam score

- NET qualification for MCP program

Eligibility for candidates who have qualified NET

- For selection into MCP-PhD program the candidates must have qualified NET along with fellowships. Also, they must have a MA/MSc in Economics/Sociology/Geography and have studied Mathematics/Statistics as a core subject at the 12th or graduation level.

- Applicants with a master's in Science must have 60% or above aggregate

Accepted Entrance ExamsGATE

IIT Kharagpur MTech Specializations

The below table provides the list of some of the popular IIT Kharagpur MTech specializations at IIT Kharagpur.

IIT Kharagpur MTech Specializations

MTech in Computer Science and Data Processing

MTech in Land and Water Resources Engineering 

MTech in Farm Machinery and Power

MTech in Food Process Engineering

MTech in Agricultural Biotechnology

MTech in Aquaculture Engineering

MTech in Agricultural Systems and Management

MTech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

MTech in Chemical Engineering

M.Tech. in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

M.Tech. in Transportation Engineering

M.Tech. in Environmental Engineering and Management

M.Tech. in Geotechnical Engineering

M.Tech. in Structural Engineering

M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering

M.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering

M.Tech. in Machine Drives and Power Electronics

M.Tech. in Control System Engineering

M.Tech. in Power and Energy Systems
 

M.Tech. in Instrumentation and Integrated Electronics

M.Tech. in Microelectronics and VLSI Design

M.Tech. in Exploration Geosciences

M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering and Management

M.Tech. in Manufacturing Science and Engineering

M.Tech. in Thermal and Fluids Engineering

M.Tech. in Mechanical Systems Design

M.Tech. in Geomechanics for Mineral and Energy Resources

M.Tech. in Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture

M.Tech. in Functional Materials and Devices

M.Tech. in Embedded Controls and Software

M.Tech. in Earth System Science and Technology

M.Tech. in Cryogenic Engineering

M.Tech. in Materials Science and Engineering

M.Tech. in Quality and Reliability Engineering

M.Tech. in Rubber Technology
 

M.Tech. in Wireless Communications and Networks

M.Tech. in Infrastructure Design and Management

M.Tech. in Renewable Energy Technologies

M.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering

M.Tech. in Water Engineering and Management

M.Tech. in Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship

M.Tech in Medical Imaging and Informatics

M.Tech. in Vision and Intelligent Systems

M.Tech. in RF and Microwave Engineering

M.Tech. in Signal Processing and Machine Learning

M.Tech. in Communications and Signal Processing

M.Tech. in Safety, Health and Environment

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IIT Kharagpur MTech Admission 2024

In the below table the important dates for IIT Kharagpur admission 2024 for MTech course are mentioned.

Dates

Events

16th March 2024 - 31st May 2024

GATE 2024 Result (Ongoing)

23rd March 2024 - 31st May 2024

GATE 2024 Scorecard Download (Ongoing)

IIT Kharagpur MTech Application Procedure

Firstly the interested candidates must apply online for the GATE examination through the official website. Before applying for the MTech program at the college, candidates must register on the Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP). The COAP registration number is needed while applying for admission to the institute. 

The male/transgender candidates belonging to the GE/EWS/OBC categories need to pay an application fee of INR 500 whereas the female candidates or those belonging to the PwD/SC/ST categories need to pay an application fee of INR 250. 

  • The application fee is not refundable.
  • The payment mode for fee payment is online and all other necessary qualifying certificates and required documents are to be scanned and uploaded during application submission.
  • A hard copy of the application and documents is not necessary. However, applicants must secure a copy of the completed application form for their records.

IIT Kharagpur MTech Fees 2024

The following table provides a fee breakup for MTech at IIT Kharagpur Fees.

Course Name

Semester

Fee Type

General/OBC/PwD (in INR)

SC/ST (in INR)

MTech

First Semester

Non-Refundable

6700.00

6700.00

 

 

Refundable (Caution Money)

6000.00

6000.00

 

 

Placement Service (Not Applicable
for Sponsored Candidates)

1500.00

1500.00

 

 

Insurance (Yearly)

2500.00

2500.00

 

 

Student Brotherhood Fund (Yearly)

200.00

200.00

 

Each Subsequent
Semester

Non-Refundable

10750.00

5750.00

Note: Along with this, hostel fees must also be paid. The students are required to pay INR 970 for the hostel overhead, INR 20,130 for hostel establishment charges, and INR 14,500 for mess. 

IIT Kharagpur MTech Seats Intake

CoursesSeats
MTech in Computer Science and Data Processing41
MTech in Land and Water Resources Engineering 22
MTech in Farm Machinery and Power24
MTech in Food Process Engineering38
MTech in Agricultural Biotechnology20
MTech in Aquaculture Engineering14
MTech in Agricultural Systems and Management24
MTech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering49
MTech in Chemical Engineering93
M.Tech. in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering25
M.Tech. in Transportation Engineering25
M.Tech. in Environmental Engineering and Management22
M.Tech. in Geotechnical Engineering22
M.Tech. in Structural Engineering25
M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering84
M.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering29
M.Tech. in Machine Drives and Power Electronics22
M.Tech. in Control System Engineering22
M.Tech. in Power and Energy Systems22
M.Tech. in Instrumentation and Integrated Electronics22
M.Tech. in Microelectronics and VLSI Design38
M.Tech. in Exploration Geosciences29
M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering and Management32
M.Tech. in Manufacturing Science and Engineering32
M.Tech. in Thermal and Fluids Engineering41
M.Tech. in Mechanical Systems Design54
M.Tech. in Geomechanics for Mineral and Energy Resources11
M.Tech. in Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture25
M.Tech. in Functional Materials and Devices32
M.Tech. in Embedded Controls and Software14
M.Tech. in Earth System Science and Technology38
M.Tech. in Cryogenic Engineering27
M.Tech. in Materials Science and Engineering38
M.Tech. in Quality and Reliability Engineering25
M.Tech. in Rubber Technology32
M.Tech. in Wireless Communications and Networks24
M.Tech. in Infrastructure Design and Management40
M.Tech. in Renewable Energy Technologies24
M.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering20
M.Tech. in Water Engineering and Management14
M.Tech. in Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship20
M.Tech in Medical Imaging and Informatics20
M.Tech. in Vision and Intelligent Systems34
M.Tech. in RF and Microwave Engineering34
M.Tech. in Signal Processing and Machine Learning25
M.Tech. in Communications and Signal Processing34
M.Tech. in Safety, Health and Environment11

IIT Kharagpur MTech Placement 2024

The data for IIT Kharagpur Placements 2024 is not available but IIT Kharagpur Placement 2023 finished with 1600 offers, including 45 overseas offers. IIT Kharagpur Placement 2023 also saw 900 internship chances for its students. The highest package was INR 2.6 CPA in IIT Kharagpur Placement Drive 2023.

 

The below table mentions the median salary at IIT Kharagpur placement for the MTech course.

Course Name

Median Salary (2023)

Median Salary (2022)

Median Salary (2021)

MTech

INR 12.50 LPA

INR 13.50 LPA

INR 11.35 LPA

The top recruiters at IIT Kharagpur MTech placement are listed in the table below.

Top Recruiters at IIT Kharagpur MTech placement

BCG

Honeywell

Goldman Sachs

TATA AIG Insurance

Zomato

American Express

IBM

Flipkart

Morgan Stanley

HSBC

Citi Bank

Deloitte

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