Syllabus for Written exam for Ph. D. and M. Tech. admissions 2018- 19



There will be two sections in the written exam:


Section -1- (Common to all) – Questions on mathematics, English and general aptitude.


Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Basic linear algebra (matrices & determinants)

  • Basic integral and differential calculus

  • Basic vector calculus

  • Basic Probability and statistics


Section -2-: Students can choose one subject from the following:-

  • Electrical Engg./ Electrical and Communication/ Instrumentation Engg.

  • Physics

  • Chemical Engg.

  • Chemistry

  • Mechanical Engg./ Production & Industrial Engg.

  • Materials Science


The questions will be from the basic relevant subjects with respect to their stream.


Sri Sivakumar
DPGC, Convenor
Materials Science Programme
IIT Kanpur