Space Science & Astronomy

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

For admission to the M. Tech. program.
Candidate must satisfy the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science (4-year programme) or a Master's degree in Science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.
    [ The specified minimum is defined as the greater of the minimum pass marks / CPI and 55 percent marks / 5.5 CPI on a 10 point scale ]

  • A valid GATE score is required for admission to the MTech programme in the case of regular (non-sponsored) candidates.
    The candidate should have appeared in one of the following papers in the GATE examination:
    For Radio Astronomy stream: AE, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, MA, ME, PH, XE (papers B D E H)
    For Planetary Science & Technology stream: AE, CE, CH, GG, MA, ME, PH, XE (papers B D E H)
    The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B Tech/BS (Four Year) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B Tech/BS (Four Year).