IIIT Bangalore, M.Tech.

Admissions Announcement for 2009
Application deadline for the M.Tech. Admissions for 2009 is over. Those who have applied will receive further information over e-mail.

Minimum Requirements
The minimum qualification for admission to any of the programs at iiit-b is a first-class four-year bachelor's degree in engineering (i.e. B.E., B.Tech., or equivalent). Holders of an MSc in any of the physical sciences, or an MCA degree, can also apply. Final-year students expecting to graduate by August 2009 may also apply.

Selection Procedure
Admission to the M.Tech. program is on the basis of prior academic performance (at the high school level and beyond), performance in the iiit-b's online admissions test and an admission interview. Applicants with good scores in the GATE examination and GRE examination may be eligible for waiver of Entrance Examination (see below).

Entrance Exam Waiver
Candidates with GATE Scores Applicants having valid GATE scores from selected disciplines are welcome to apply for the M.Tech. program. Such applicants may qualify for waiver of the entrance examination. See the admissions brochure for a list of disciplines whose GATE scores will be considered for waiver.

GATE scores from the following disciplines will be considered for this purpose:
Aerospace Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Science and Information Technology
Mining Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
Electrical Engineering
Production and Industrial Engineering
Instrumentation Engineering
Candidates with GRE Scores
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements and have valid GRE General Test scores are welcome to apply for the M.Tech. program. Such applicants may also qualify for waiver of the entrance examination.

International Students
Foreign nationals (FNs) and non-resident Indians (NRIs) are welcome to apply for the M.Tech. program. Such applicants can obtain a waiver of the entrance examination with valid GRE and TOEFL scores. Only those students whose undergraduate education was in an Anglophone country (i.e. Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, and the US) are exempt from TOEFL. FNs and NRIs who are short listed for the interview, can also seek waiver of the interview by submitting three letters of recommendation.

Working Professionals
Working professionals applying for the M.Tech. program must get leave for the duration of the M.Tech. program. Such applications have to be sent through the employer (or accompanied by a letter from a supervisor or other authorized representative of the employer stating that there is no objection to the applicant's joining iiit-b as a student). Working students will also need sponsorship from the employer, or obtain support from other sources to meet their costs, as scholarships and other financial support are not available to working students.

How to Apply
Applicants may either apply online at our website or apply offline by requesting for a paper-based application form.

The following fees are applicable:
Application Fee:      Rs. 250/-
Online Entrance Exam Fee:      Rs. 750/-

The Application Fee is payable by all the applicants. Applicants who have obtained a waiver for the entrance exam need not pay the Online Entrance Exam Fee. The rest of the applicants who are going to write the online entrance exam must pay the Online Entrance Exam fee.

You can are encouraged to apply online by visiting the website http://iiitb.in. Alternatively, you can download the Admissions Brochure and apply using the paper-based application form that is included in the brochure.

Only the Application Fee of Rs 250/- is payable at the time of submitting the application. The Online Entrance Exam fee is payable ONLY at the time of exam at the examination center. This payment for Rs. 750/- should be made in the form of Demand Draft drawn on International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.


See the Admissions Brochure for further details on how to apply.

A limited number of scholarships are available for exceptional candidates who get selected for various programs at iiit-b. These scholarships are sponsored by industry leaders such as ABB, Intel, Infosys, NXP, Siemens and many other national and multi-national companies.

Information Brochure
You can download a FREE admissions brochure from the following link.
Admissions Brochure
You can also buy a printed admissions brochure by sending a demand draft for Rs. 100 payable to IIIT Bangalore to Registrar, IIIT Bangalore, 26/C, Hosur Road, Bangalore 560100.

Online Entrance Exam
IIIT-B will be holding the online entrance examination as per the dates and locations given below:
Test Dates
Test Centers*
Date 1
April 5, 2009

Date 2
April 12, 2009
Ahmedabad    Bangalore    Chandigarh    Delhi
Kolkata    Mumbai    Bhopal    Chennai    Cochin
Hyderabad    Lucknow    Pune
* The institute will do its best to accommodate the requests for center allocation as per candidate preferences but applicants may be allocated centers other than those indicated in the preferences in the application form.

Click on the link below to know more about the online test and view sample questions.
Online Exam Information

Important Dates
Time Schedule for M.Tech Admissions 2009
Online Applications
Last date for receiving online applications
March 20, 2009
Last date for receiving demand draft for online applications
March 20, 2009
Offline Applications
Last date for requesting offline applications
February 1, 2009
Last date for receiving completed offline application together with the demand draft
February 28, 2009
Exams & Interviews
Notification of exam waiver for qualified GATE applicants
March 27, 2009
Exam Dates: Students are provided with two choices for taking the online admission test
Date 1: April 5, 2009
Date 2: April 12, 2009
Selection interviews at IIIT-B campus
May 6-8, 2009
Note: In case you are short-listed for interview and the allocated interview date clashes with the Election date in your constituency, you may request for a change of interview date.
Write to IIIT-B Registrar or admissions@iiitb.ac.in for any queries.