IIT Madras invites applications for admission to MTech Programs

IIT Madras- – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has invited applications for admission to MTech Programmes in various departments for July 2019 batch, as per NDTV report. The MTech Admission Portal will remain open till April 10, 2019. Candidates can obtain further information and apply through the online portal – mtechadm.iitm.ac.in, noted the report.

Financial Assistance

There is a slew of financial assistance and opportunities available for candidates. Students are eligible for conversion to PhD programme after one year. There are also opportunities for MTech Students to carry out their projects in industries, approved organizations and foreign countries such as Germany.

Speaking about the MTech programmes at IIT Madras, Yedida VSS Sanyasiraju, Department of Mathematics, IIT Madras, and Chairman, MTech Admission Committee 2019, said, “Rigorous fundamental courses and flexible electives followed by a year-long industrial or in house project work are the strengths of the IIT-M MTech courses.”

Applications are being invited for MTech Programmes in the following departments:

1) Aerospace Engineering

2) Applied Mechanics

  • Computational and Experimental Mechanics
  • Biomedical Engineering

3) Biotechnology

  • Bioprocess Engineering

4) Chemical Engineering

5) Civil Engineering

  • Building Technology and Construction Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering

6) Computer Science and Engineering

7) Electrical Engineering

  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Power systems and Power electronics
  • Micro Electronics and VLSI Design
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Microelectronics and Photonics
  • Integrated circuits and systems

8) Mathematics

  • Industrial Mathematics and Scientific Computing

9) Mechanical Engineering

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Mechanical Design
  • Manufacturing Engineering

10) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

11) Ocean Engineering

  • Ocean Engineering
  • Ocean Technology

12) Physics

  • Functional Materials and Nanotechnology

13) Interdisciplinary programs

  • Catalysis Technology
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959.

IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 550 faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country.

The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of functioning. A faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community, excellent technical & supporting staff and an effective administration have all contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras. The campus is located in the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. Chennai is the state capital of Tamil Nadu.

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