Postgraduate Admissions, July 2022

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for July 2022 Session admission to
Doctoral/MTech/MDes/MS(R)/MA programmes of IIT Guwahati.

Important Dates

  • Opening of Application Portal for Submission of Applications: April 04, 2022.
  • Closing of Application Portal: 05:00 PM on April 25, 2022 05:00 PM on April 29, 2022.
  • Selections will be conducted during 15 May to 30 June, 2022.
  • Registration of New PhD, Dual Degree, MA, MSc, MBA, MTech, MDes and MS(R) students: July 26, 2022.
  • Orientation for New Students: July 27, 2022.
  • Classes will be held OFFLINE starting from July 28, 2022. For further details, please refer to Academic Calendar
  • Detailed schedule of selections will be announced on this page. Follow the updates from time to time.

Schedule of PG/PhD Selections
  1. The following MTech Programmes are offered through COAP: (1) Biotechnology (2) Bioengineering (3) Civil Engineering (4) Computer Science and Engineering (5) Chemical Engineering (6) Electronics and Electrical Engineering (7) Mechanical Engineering (8) Data Science (9) Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (10) Biomedical Science and Engineering
    1. The selections for Regular seats for GATE qualified candidates in the above-mentioned MTech programmes shall be offered through COAP based on their GATE score. Such applicants have to follow the COAP schedule for accepting the offered seats. They do not have to come to IIT Guwahati for selections.
    2. The selections for Regular seats for IIT BTech candidates and for Non-Regular category candidates in the above-mentioned programmes shall be held during 15-17 May 2022. Such applicants who are shortlisted for selection process have to come to IIT Guwahati for written test and/or interview as per the modalities decided by the respective department/centre/school.

  2. Selections for all categories of seats in the following MTech/ PhD/Dual Master’s + PhD/MS(R)/MDes/MA programmes shall be held as per the following. Shortlisted candidates have to come to IIT Guwahati for written test and/or interview as per the modalities decided by the respective department/centre/school.
MTech ProgrammeSchedule
MTech in Rural Technology16-17 May 2022
International Joint Degree MTech in Food Science and Technology29-30 June 2022

Department/School/CentrePhD/Dual Master's + PhDMA/MDes/MS(R)
Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering25-28 May 2022--
Department of Civil Engineering08-09 June 2022--
Department of Computer Science and Engineering27-29 June 2022--
Department of Chemical Engineering26-27 May 2022
27-28 June 2022
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Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering30 May 2022 - 02 June 2022--
Department of Mechanical Engineering06-08 June 2022--
Department of Design13-14 June 2022MDes: 09-11 June 2022
MDes(EPD): 04-06 July 2022
Department of Physics02-03 June 2022--
Department of Chemistry07-09 June 2022--
Department of Mathematics30 May 2022 - 01 June 2022--
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences21-22 June 2022MA (DS): 28 May 2022
MA (LA): 28 May 2022
School of Agro and Rural Technology15 May 2022--
School of Health Science and Technology13-14 June 2022--
School of Business27-29 June 2022--
Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence10-11 June 2022--
School of Energy Science and Engineering02-04 June 2022MS(R): 09-11 June 2022
Center for Nanotechnology03-04 June 2022--
Center for the Environment21-22 June 2022--
Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems27 May 2022--
Center for Disaster Management and Research25 May 2022MS(R): 26-27 May 2022
Centre for Sustainable Polymers02-03 June 2022--
Center for Linguistic Science and Technology23 June 2022--
Center for Intelligent Cyber Physical Systems06 June 2022--


Online Application

  • Applications for Doctoral/MTech/MDes/MS(R)/MA programmes should be submitted only online through the Application Portal
  • Applications will not be accepted in any other mode.
  • Before submission of applications, please go through the information provided on this admission website carefully.
  • Candidates need to register only once on the Application Portal. Under the same login, candidates can submit applications to multiple programmes and disciplines. But, application fee should be paid seperately for each application.
  • Submission of online application is a three step process. Unless all the three steps are completed, the application will not be treated as complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered for processing.
    • Step-1: Personal information including the educational qualifications.
    • Step-2: Selection of programme.
    • Step-3: Online payment of application fee.
  • For submission of applications to different programmes and disciplines, the candidates have to repeat step-2 and step-3.
  • Please refer to the following table for summary of programmes offered and the application process.

Summary of Programmes Offered and Application Process

Departments/Schools/CentresPhDDual DegreeMS(R)MTechMDesMA
Regular SeatsCSIR/UGC Special SchemeInterdisciplinaryJDP with IIT(BHU)Project Mode
Department of Biosciences and BioengineeringYesYesYesYesTwo Programs
Department of Civil EngineeringYesYesYesYes
Department of Computer Science and EngineeringYesYesYesYes
Department of Chemical EngineeringYesYesYesYesYes
Department of Electronics and Electrical EngineeringYesYesYesYesYes
Department of Mechanical EngineeringYesYesYesYes
Department of DesignYesYesYes
Department of PhysicsYesYes
Department of ChemistryYesYesYesYes
Department of MathematicsYes
Department of Humanities and Social SciencesYesTwo Programs
School of Agro and Rural TechnologyYesYes
School of Health Science and TechnologyYesYes
School of BusinessYes
Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceYes
School of Energy Science and EngineeringYesYes
Center for NanotechnologyYes
Center for the EnvironmentYes
Centre for Indian Knowledge SystemsYes
Center for Disaster Management and ResearchYesYes
Centre for Sustainable PolymersYes
Center for Linguistic Science and TechnologyYes
Center for Intelligent Cyber Physical SystemsYesYes
InterdisciplinaryE-Mobility1) Data Science;
2) Food Science & Technology


Application & Processing Fee

In step-3 of the online application process, each candidate needs to make payment of application (processing) fee online. Applications without successful (online) payment of application fee shall be rejected.

The details of Application & Processing Fee are as follows:

  • All Female Candidates : Rs.150/-
  • All Transgender Candidates : Rs.150/-
  • All SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates : Rs.150/-
  • All Other Candidates : Rs.300/-


Selection Process

  • Applications of the candidates which are complete in all respects will be considered in the selection process.
  • The Institute reserves the right to consider a limited number of candidates for selection process. Such shortlisting will be based on the performance in GATE/NET/CEED, grades/marks in the qualifying degree examination and/or other educational qualifications starting from Class 10.
  • For MTech programmes offered through COAP, selection of GATE qualified eligible candidates to Regular category will be based on the valid GATE score. For other categories of MTech and all other programmes, selection process involves the performace of candidates in the written test and/or interview conducted by the respective department/school/centre.
  • For PhD programme, the shortlisting and selection may be done specialization wise by the respective department/school/centre.
  • Applicants have to visit this website and websites of respective department/school/centres regularly for information regarding shortlisting and selection of candidates. No personalized information can be expected in this regard. IIT Guwahati will not be responsible for delayed response from the applicants.
  • The results of shortlisting and selection shall be announced on the application portal. The applicants may login to the portal and check the results.
  • For any queries on the shortlisting/selections, the applicants can contact the DPPC/SPPC/CPPC Secretary or the Head of the Department/School/Centre. Click here for Contact Details.
  • For information and updates on selection process, please refer to the following Selection Process and Status Matrix from time to time.

Selection Process and Status Matrix

Results of Selections: IIT Guwahati started announcing the selection results of the programmes (PhD, MTech, MDes, MS(R), MA) for which selections were conducted on the campus.
  • Programme wise announcement of selection results is indicated below.
  • The selections results are being updated on the application portal.
  • The candidates who have participated in the selection process can check the status of the results on their login to the application portal.
  • The result information includes whether the candidate is Qualified or Not. If qualified, whether a seat is offered seat or in wait-list. If wait-listed, the current wait-list number for OPEN seat as well as reserved category seat, if any.
  • The candidates who were offered seats have to accept the seats by making the payment of requisite fee before the last date mentioned there. Otherwise, the seats will be offered to those next in the waiting list.

Selected candidates have to note the following:
  • The selection is provisional, subject to production of all the relevant documents at the time of admission.
  • The selection may be cancelled at any point if the candidature is found to be against the ordinances, rules and regulations of the Institute.
  • Selected candidates whose qualifying degree results are awaited shall have to produce their original Pass Certificates and Mark Sheets as per the timelines decided by the Academic Affairs Section.
  • After accepting the offered seat by paying the requisite fee, if a candidate wants to withdraw, he/she can express the same on the application portal latest by 15 July 2022.
  • If the withdrawal request is received by 15 July 2022, a sum of Rs. 1,000/- only shall be deducted from the fee deposited. In case of late requests, only refundable portion of the fee deposited shall be returned. Applicable refund shall be sent from IIT Guwahati in October 2022.
  • For dates of registration and start of classes, please see the important dates column.
  • For notification regarding candidates selected for admission, admission offer letter, etc., IIT Guwahati will NOT send any hard copy letter to the candidates by post.
PhD/MA/MDes/MS(R) Programmes (Scroll down for MTech programmes, or Click Here)
Department/School/CentrePhD/Dual Master's + PhDMA/MDes/MS(R)
Department of Biosciences and BioengineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 17 June 2022
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Department of Civil EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 24 June 2022
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Department of Computer Science and EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
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Department of Chemical EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
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Department of Electronics and Electrical EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results of Dual PhD: Announced on 17 June 2022
Selection Results of PhD: Announced on 23 June 2022
MS(R) in E-Mobility:
Shortlisting: To be announced
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Department of Mechanical EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 29 June 2022
Department of DesignShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 01 July 2022
MDes:
Shortlisting: To be announced
Selection Process: To be announced
Department of PhysicsShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results of Special PhD for UGC/CSIR: Announced on 17 June 2022
Selection Results of PhD: Announced on 27 June 2022
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Department of ChemistryShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 30 June 2022
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Department of MathematicsShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process:
Maths Stream: Written Test followed by Interview
Other Streams: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 17 June 2022
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Department of Humanities and Social SciencesShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
MA (DS):
Shortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Written Test
Selection Results: Announced on 19 June 2022
MA (LA):
Shortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Written Test
Selection Results: Announced on 23 June 2022
School of Agro and Rural TechnologyShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
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School of Health Science and TechnologyShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 29 June 2022
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School of BusinessShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
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Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 30 June 2022
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School of Energy Science and EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 24 June 2022
MS(R):
Shortlisting: To be announced
Selection Process: To be announced
Center for NanotechnologyShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 17 June 2022
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Center for the EnvironmentShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
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Centre for Indian Knowledge SystemsShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 17 June 2022
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Center for Disaster Management and ResearchShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 24 June 2022
MS(R):
Shortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 21 June 2022
Centre for Sustainable PolymersShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 23 June 2022
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Center for Linguistic Science and TechnologyShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Announced
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Center for Intelligent Cyber Physical SystemsShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
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M.Tech Programmes

M.Tech ProgrammeStatus
MTech in Rural TechnologyShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
International Joint Degree MTech in Food Science and TechnologyTo Be Announced

M.Tech ProgrammeNon-COAP
(IIT BTech/ Non-Regular)
COAP
BiotechnologyShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Bioengineering Shortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Civil EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Results: Announced on 22 June 2022
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Computer Science and EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Chemical EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Electronics and Electrical EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Mechanical EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Data ScienceShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Robotics and Artificial IntelligenceShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released
Biomedical Science and EngineeringShortlisting: Announced
Selection Process: Interview
Selection Process: Based on GATE Score
Round B (Additional Round) seat allotment released