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IIT Guwahati GATE Cutoff & Selection Procedure

Last Updated - April 12, 2017

IIT Guwahati GATE 2017 cutoff is the minimum marks that a candidate needs to secure so as to qualify and be eligible for admission in IIT Guwahati. This article will give candidates an insight about the minimum marks they should score to get admission in the course and college of their will. Candidates clearing the cut off will be eligible for admission to admission to M.Tech. Programme offered at IIT Guwahati.

IIT Guwahati GATE 2016 Cut Off

In the table given below, we are providing the GATE Cut off marks for getting into different courses in IIT Guwahati for the year 2014. This will give candidate a rough idea about the minimum marks they need to score in GATE (out of 1000) to secure their admission in specialisation of their choice in IIT Guwahati

Computer Science and Engineering785569401708464 (GATE 2013)
Signal Processing795 (GATE 2013)613 752 
Communication Engineering795607474742 
Power and Control751 391735 
Machine Design754544432698370
Fluid and Thermal Engineering737534399677425
Computer Assisted Manufacturing733537 670 
Structural Engineering714529370662381
Geo Technical Engineering647492533584451

Note: The overall merit is decided by giving 70% weightage to GATE marks and 30% weightage to written test + interview


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Cut offs depends on the various factors which are as follows

  • Number of candidates appeared in exam
  • No of seats in each course
  • Difficulty level of GATE 2017
  • Category of candidate

Given below is the schedule of Sekection Process for M. Tech admission in IIT Guwahati:

Department/ CenterDates for Selection Process
Chemical EngineeringMay 16, 2017
Civil EngineeringMay 17, 2017 & May 18, 2017
Biosciences & BioengineeringMay 18, 2017 & May 19, 2017
Computer Science & EngineeringMay 24, 2017
DesignMay 24, 2017 & May 25, 2017
Mechanical EngineeringMay 18, 2017 & May 19, 2017
Electronics and Electrical EngineeringFor Non-GATE score holders, Written Test on May 12, 2017; For others, Direct Admission Offer

IIT Guwahati M.Tech. 2017 Admission Procedure

Candidates qualifying GATE exam and seeking admission in M.Tech/ME programmes at IIT Guwahati have to fill Admission form online on official website and submit it before the last date. The whole procedure will be online only. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test. Candidates clearing the written test will have to appear for interview.

The schedule of application process is as follow

Commencement of Admission Process/ Online Form FillingMarch 20, 2017 from 10 AM
Last date of submission of Application formApril 23, 2017 till 5 PM

Steps to apply for the admission process are stated below

  • Visit the official website and select the option Online application form
  • Fill the online application form and submit it (follow the guidelines for ‘Filling-up Online M.Tech/M.Des Application Form’)
  • Upload the photograph and relevant documents mentioned below. The documents can only be uploaded after successful submission of online application form. Uploading document is mandatory else the application will not be considered further.
  • Take a print out of completely filled application form and also keep the copy of it in your system/pen drive.  Candidate need not send hard copy to the institute

If a candidate is shortlisted and called to appear in Written Test/ Interview/Counselling, he/she will be required to bring a Demand Draft for Rs.150/- (Rs.75/- for SC/ST/PD candidates), from any nationalized bank, in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI, payable at Guwahati.

Note: At the end of the application process, candidates can opt for Graduate Fellowship Scheme (DGFS) under Department of Atomic Energy. This is optional. In case a candidate gets admission in M.Tech Programme in IIT Guwahati and DGFS simultaneously, he/she will be eligible for DGFS while pursuing M.Tech at IIT Guwahati

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IIT Guwahati M.Tech. 2017: Documents Required

Candidates should keep the following documents (scanned soft copy of each document) ready before they start filling the admission form else they won’t be able to complete the process and the application will be rejected. The documents are as follow:

  • Coloured photograph. Size between 15KB and 80KB. Dimension should be 4.5cm X 3.5cm. Format should be either .jpeg or .jpg or .gif only
  • Copy of DOB certificate (if DOB is not mentioned in X/XII certificate/ mark sheet
  • Scanned copy of Pass certificate (original/provisional) and consolidated mark sheet of qualifying degree. Document size must be between 15KB and 100KB.

Candidate unable to upload the scanned copy of pass certificate due to unavoidable reasons can submit the same in person if called for interview. However if a candidate has completed his/her degree and is unable to upload the consolidated mark sheet, the candidature of such a candidate will be cancelled.

For candidates appearing in final exam of qualifying degree need to upload the mark sheets of previous semesters or their application will be rejected

Following documents must be ready, if applicable:

  1. Scanned copy of caste certificate (including OBC/NCL) with size from 15KB and 100KB and format being jpeg/jpg/gif. Also, the OBC/NCL certificate should be issued by the competent authority on or after April 1, 2015
  2. Attested copy of PD certificate
  3. Form in original stating candidate’s Category [Sponsored (Full-Time)/ IITG’s Project Staff/ Part-Time]
  4. Original GATE/CEED score card
  5. Attested copy of certificate relating to the professional experience of a candidate

Note: Candidates called for written test and/or interview will be required to carry the above mentioned documents in original with them to the campus, along with a set of duplicate copies (photocopies).

IIT Guwahati M.Tech. 2017: Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks or First Class in the qualifying degree and valid GATE score
  • Candidates having B.Tech degrees from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 7.0 need not have a valid GATE score, i.e., they may apply without a valid GATE score also
  • Sponsored (Full-time) and Part-Time candidates should possess an experience of at least 2 years in the respective field and employee of the organising sponsoring them
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD category will get a relaxation of 5% or 0.5 CPI in the minimum qualifying marks
  • Candidates who are still to appear in their qualifying exam must complete all their qualifying exam by July 16, 2017. Such candidates will be granted admission provisionally provided they submit the proof of qualifying degree by August 24, 2017 and fulfill other eligibility criteria including valid GATE score and other minimum requirements otherwise their admission will be cancelled

IIT Guwahati M.Tech. Admission 2017: Financial Assistance

Candidates admitted in regular M.ech programme will with valid gate score will get a stipend/financial assistance of Rs. 8000/- per month. GATE score criteria is relaxed for candidates doing B.Tech from IITs. Such candidates have to perform academic duties as per the norms described by the institute and the continuation of financial assistance will solely depend on this factor and satisfactory performance of candidate in his/her respective programme. The financial assistance is for a maximum period of 2 years.



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