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Financial assistance for M.Tech.Programmes

Selected GATE Qualified Candidates and IIT B.Tech. Graduates admitted to M.Tech. programmes are eligible for Financial Assistance.

  1. Financial assistance in the form of Half-Time Teaching Assistantship (HTTA) at the rate of Rs.8,000/- p.m. (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) will be awarded to Indian nationals doing the M.Tech. Programmes, subject to Institute rules. HTTA students are required to assist the department for 8 hours of work per week related to academic activities of the department such as laboratory demonstration, tutorials, evaluation of assignments, test papers, seminars, research projects, etc. The number of seats available under HTTA are indicated in the 'Programmes' link.
  2. A few assistantships may also be offered by some government organizations such as Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, and Aeronautical Research and Development Board, etc.
  3. A few seats are available without HTTA (N-HTTA, i.e., without any financial assistance) in some M.Tech. streams as indicated in the 'Programmes' link. Candidates can opt for either HTTA (code ending with Y), or N-HTTA (Code ending with N), or both, in a particular M.Tech. stream. The eligibility criteria for HTTA and N-HTTA categories are the same.
  4. Provision exists for the candidates who have joined M.Tech. streams under N-HTTA category to convert to HTTA at the end of one semester depending on the vacancies in HTTA category and on the basis of their performance in the first semester examinations.

DGF Scheme:

DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme (DGFS) in various engineering disciplines is offered by Department of Atomic Energy. GATE qualified candidates selected under this scheme will get a fellowship of Rs.20,000/- per month. After successful completion of M.Tech. Programme, the DGFS fellows will be placed in one of the DAE units. For further information visit the website:

AGF Scheme:

Under Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Graduate Fellowship Scheme, two candidates will be selected either from Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering discipline or from both and they will be offered a monthly stipend of Rs.20,000/- for two years with a one time educational material allowance of Rs.5,000/-. More details about AERB scheme may be seen in the website:


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