Electrical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Admissions - 2024-25 Semester I

Dates for PhD interviews: May 5 and 6 (mode hybrid)

Date for MSR interviews: May 8 (mode hybrid)

(a) PhD admission brochure (b) MSR admission brochure (c) M.Tech admission brochure

The Department of Electrical Engineering offers PhD, MS by Research (MS (R)) and M.Tech admission with specialization in the area of

  1. Microelectronics and VLSI (MVLSI)
  2. Power Engineering (PE)
  3. RF and Microwaves (RF)
  4. Signal Processing, Communication and Networks (SPCOM)
  5. Control and Automation (CA)
  6. Photonics (PH)

Please visit this page regularly for updates (most recent updates).

Online Application Portal


Announcements

29 May 2024:
  • The list of provisionally selected candidates for MSR in Round 2 is here
24 May 2024:
  • The selection criteria for EE MTech admission Round 3 in COAP can be seen here
21 May 2024:
  • Click here for the list of provisionally selected students for MSR admission.
  • Click here for the list of provisionally selected students for PhD admission.
17 May 2024:
  • The selection criteria for EE MTech admission Round 2 in COAP is here
10 May 2024:
  • Click here for the selection criteria for admission to MTech programme.
  • All applicants, who have applied for MTech without a GATE score, i.e. direct IIT, sponsored, external, and part-time MTech candidates, if selected, will directly get offers over email along with the instructions to pay the fees.
  • The list of provisionally selected direct IIT BTech candidates to MTech programme is here.
  • All candidates, who have a GATE score and are registered on COAP, will get offers for admission to MTech programme on COAP. Candidates who have GATE scores should have registered on COAP for getting offers.
02 May 2024:
  • MTech (Part Time/Sponsored/External) shortlisting criteria can be found here.
  • here is the list of candidates provisionally shortlisted for MTech (Part Time/Sponsored/External) online interviews on May 9, 2024 (tentative time slot: 09:30 am to 1:30 pm).
01 May 2024:
  • The addendum list of the provisionally shortlisted candidates for PhD interview can be found here.
  • The addendum list of the provisionally shortlisted candidates for MSR interview can be found here.
27 April 2024:
  • This is an updated announcement about provisionally shortlisted PhD candidates.
  • After correcting the clerical error, the revised list of provisionally shortlisted PhD candidates is here.
  • The PhD interview dates and the associated shortlisting criteria are the same as announced under April 25, 2024
  • Further, the list of provisionally shortlisted candidates for Photonics as a second preference remains unchanged.
25 April 2024:
  • PhD Interview Dates: 05 - 06 May, 2024
  • Click here for PhD shortlisting criteria.
  • Click here for the list of candidates shortlisted for PhD interviews as per their first preferences in full-time mode. See the revised provisional shortlisted candidate list posted under April 27, 2024
  • Click here for the list of candidates shortlisted for PhD interviews for Photonics stream as a second preference.
  • Click here for the list of candidates shortlisted for PhD interviews for part-time/external/sponsored mode. See the revised provisional shortlisted candidate list posted under April 27, 2024
  • The tentative slots for interviews are:

Day 1: 05 May 2024, Slot 1: 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM, Slot 2: 2 PM to 6 PM

Day 2: 06 May 2024, Slot 1: 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM, Slot 2: 2 PM to 6 PM

  • MSR Interview Dates: 08 May, 2024
  • Click here for MSR shortlisting criteria.
  • Click here for the list of candidates shortlisted for MSR interviews in full-time mode.
  • Click here for the list of candidates shortlisted for MSR interviews for part-time/external/sponsored mode.
  • The tentative slots for interviews are:

Day 1: 08 May 2024, Slot 1: 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM, Slot 2: 2 PM to 6 PM

  • For candidates to be interviewed in the SPCOM stream, some interview tips are available here.
05 April 2024:
  • Since general elections are being held on May 7 in some parts of the country, the PhD interviews will be held on May 5 and 6 in hybrid mode.
  • MSR interviews will be held on May 8 in hybrid mode.
21 March 2024:
  • Selection criteria for the MTech program during 2024-2025 Semester 1:
    All candidates will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI (wherever applicable as per the eligibility criteria) and GATE Score, via the COAP portal. Candidates applying for part-time, sponsored, or external registration will be selected based on interview instead of GATE score.
  • Selection criteria for the MS(R) program during 2024-2025 Semester 1:
    All candidates will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI (wherever applicable as per the eligibility criteria), GATE Score, and interview. For the purpose of shortlisting, only the first preference will be considered.
  • Selection criteria for the PhD program during 2024-2025 Semester 1:
    Candidates with Master's degree in engineering will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI and interview. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4 year program) will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI, GATE score (wherever applicable as per the eligibility criteria), and an interview. For the purpose of shortlisting, only the first preference will be considered. However, candidates who have their second preference as ‘Photonics’ may also be called for interview in Photonics stream, in addition to their first preference.
  • The dates for interviews along with other relevant details will be announced in due course of time. Please keep checking this page continuously.
  • All candidates should remember to (a) upload marksheets for their qualifying degree (b) upload their GATE score card (c) apply only to streams they are eligible for (see eligibility criteria).
  • Candidates belonging to OBC-NCL/EWS/SC/ST/DAP should supply appropriate category certificate issued by central government only, or else they will be admitted as general students. There is no reservation for candidates belonging to OBC category.
  • The dates for interviews (if applicable) along with other relevant details will be announced in due course of time. Please keep checking this page continuously

Please visit this page regularly for updates (most recent updates).