Admissions - 2021-22 Semester I

  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). 

 

Announcements

17 Aug 2021:

  • A correction to the list of MTech candidates selected is here.

30 July 2021:

  • The list of candidates selected for round 2 in MSR is here.
  • The list of candidates selected for round 2 in PhD is here.

27 July 2021:

  • The selection criteria for Round D of MTech is here.
  • Final list of MTech candidates selected for each stream are here.

12 July 2021:

  • MTech Admissions: The selection criteria for Round B is listed here.
  • MTech Admissions: Sponsored candidates selected via Interviews are listed here.
  • PhD Admissions: Candidates selected for PhD program are listed here.
  • MS(R) Admissions: Candidates selected for MSR program are listed here.
  • General announcements
    1. Date of commencement of the semester and its mode (online/offline) will be announced on www.iitk.ac.in/doaa
    2. Selected candidates will be sent an offer letter within the next 3 days, and will be required to upload some documents on the portal as well as pay the fees by a stipulated deadline. For details, wait till you receive the offer letter.
    3. Details about fee structure are provided at https://www.iitk.ac.in/dosa/

30 June 2021:

  • MTech Admissions: since most of the seats are full, we will only participate in COAP additional rounds B and D. We will NOT participate in additional rounds A, C, E.
  • MTech admissions: the stream allocated to you is as per the cutoffs declared for the last round (Round D), irrespective of what it says on your offer letter or COAP. For instance, if your first preference is SPCOM, and your score is above the cutoff for your category in SPCOM in Round D, then the stream allocated to you will be SPCOM, regardless of what it says on your offer letter or on COAP portal.
  • PhD, MS, Mtech (sponsored) Interviews: results will be announced latest by next week.

25 June 2021:

  • MTech Admissions: Cut-offs for Round 5 of COAP are here here.

17 June 2021:

  • MTech Admissions: Cut-offs for Round 4 of COAP are here.

12 June 2021:

  • Candidates who have already paid the fees but want to withdraw may kindly fill the following Google form.

11 June 2021:

  • MTech Admissions: Cutoffs for Round 3 of COAP are here.

9 June 2021:

  • MSR Admissions: A second addendum to the list of candidates shortlisted for MSR interviews is here.
  • Interview Schedule for MSR Interviews is here and that for PhD Interviews is here. The interview schedule for MTech (sponsored/part-time/external) candidates is here.
  • MTech Admissions via COAP: As announced earlier, fees is only required to be paid after you accept & freeze IITK offer on COAP. You will receive a fresh offer letter within 2-3 days of accepting the offer on COAP and will have 7 days after that to pay the fees.
  • For candidates interviewing the SPCOM stream: some interview tips are available here.

 

7 June 2021:

  • The selection criteria for round 2 of MTech admissions is here. At this stage, all offers must be accepted/retained/rejected via COAP only.
  • Addendum to the list of MSR and PhD applicants called for interview is here.
  • For the purposes of shortlisting, only the first preference of MSR applicants is considered, as mentioned in the advertisement; see also the announcement on 19th March 2021.

 

4 June 2021:

  • MTech Admissions: Please see the following addendum to the list of direct IIT BTech candidates offered admission here.
  • MTech Admissions: The list of sponsored/part-time/external candidates shortlisted for interviews is here. Interviews will be held on June 17-18.
  • MSR Admissions: The selection criteria and the list of shortlisted candidates is here. Interviews will be held on June 17-18.
  • PhD Admissions: The selection criteria and the list of shortlisted candidates is here. Interviews will be held on June 14-15. The interviews may spill over to June 16 in some cases.
  • Various details regarding interview slot, online links, etc. will be announced shortly.
  • For MSR candidates called on the basis of GATE score, some preferences may be invalid; see the eligibility criteria below. For such cases, the candidate is called in the stream corresponding to their highest valid preference.
  • In case you satisfy the selection criteria, but your name Is not in the list of shortlisted candidates above, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

29 May 2021:

  • EE MTech Admissions: Candidates applying through COAP are only required to pay the fees within the one week deadline if they select “Accept & Freeze” on COAP. Other candidates selecting “Retain & Wait”/“Reject & Wait”/”Reject” need not pay the fees at this point, but only in the later rounds when they finally freeze their offers in COAP.

 

26 May 2021:

  • EE MTech admissions: The selection criteria is here.
  • List of IIT BTech candidates offered direct admissions is here.All such candidates must pay the fees via the Pingala portal within 1 week.
  • All candidates who have a GATE score and are registered on COAP will get offers via COAP. Candidates have GATE scores should register on COAP.

 

26 April 2021:

 

19 March 2021:

  • Selection criteria for the MTech program during 2021-2022 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 on the basis of interview instead of GATE score.
  • Selection criteria for the MS(R) program during 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 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. 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.

 

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