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Selection Criteria for M.Tech:

Selection Criteria for M.Tech:

The selection is, generally, based on GATE score/Rank. However, some IITs, NITs and other university colleges may conduct a written test / Interview . In such a case, the GATE score is given 70% weightage and remaining 30% weightage is for the written test / Interview. The exact procedure will be known by referring to the information brochure issued by the colleges for admission into M.Tech. The selection criteria may vary from year to year and from college to college.


1. To secure admission in II.Sc Bangalore, the rank shall be within top 40, generally.

2. If a student gets more than 98 percentile, there is a definite chance of getting

admission in IITs. The students can put their dream specialization as the first choice

in the order of preferences.

3. If it is between 94 and 98 percentile, the students can try for those IITs where there is

interview for selection. It is advisable not to opt Structures as the first preference. If the

student is from a reputed college or if he/she has good academic record then the student

can opt structures as the first choice.. The students are also advised to apply for NITs

and MS programmes in IITs.

4. If it is between 89 and 94 percentile, the students can try in IITs like Roorkee, Guwhati

etc. but the first choice should be opted very carefully. It is advisable to opt

specializations like Water resources, Earthquake engineering, Architecture, Computer

aided design, etc., as the first choice. They have to apply the NITs and MS programme in

IITs, and other reputed university colleges.

5. If it is below 89 percentile, they are advised to apply NITs, university colleges and private

colleges depending upon the merit level..


* The students are advised to select the first preference carefully, appropriate to their GATE score level as the students are called for interview based on their 1st preference opted. For example, if a 90percentile candidate applies for Structures specialization as the first option in IITs, then there is a danger that the candidate may not be called for interview. In every specilisation, only some number of candidates will be called for interview based on the merit order.

* AMIE candidates can get admissions based on their GATE Score in IIT, Madras, Kharagpur & Roorkee. Whereas in other IITs they require to possess some professional experience and other qualifications.


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