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IIT Roorkee GATE Cutoff & Selection Procedure

Last Updated - September 18, 2017

IIT Roorkee GATE 2017 Cutoff- GATE 2017 Results are now declared at the official website. All the qualified candidates can now apply at respective IITs with their GATE 2017 Scorecard. However, the candidates will have clear the cutoff set by the institute to secure a seat there. IIT Roorkee GATE 2017 cutoff is minimum marks declared by IIT Roorkee for admission in M.Tech programmes offered by IIT Roorkee. Candidates those applying for at IIT Roorkee must be aware of the IIT Roorkee GATE cutoff. Candidates can get the idea of GATE 2017 Cutoff for Roorkee. Below is a table of IIT Roorkee cut off stating the program name and category wise cut off marks.

Note- This article is about IIT Roorkee GATE Cut Off and its selection process. To know more about GATE 2018, click at GATE 2018.

The institute invites applications from the GATE qualified candidates. Registration for PG Admission started from March 28, 2017. Last date to apply for admission is April 18, 2017. Admissions will be made on the basis of either Normalized GATE Marks only or Normalized GATE Marks and Interview/Written Test. For sponsored candidates the admission will be made on the basis of Interview/Written Test and relevant experience.

IIT Roorkee is one of the oldest technological institute in India. Formerly known as University of Roorkee (1948–2001) and Thomason College of Civil Engineering (1853-1948). The institute was given university status in 1948 and was converted to Indian Institute of Technology in 2001. The leading institute offers undergraduate, post graduate and research programmes in 21 different streams.

GATE 2016 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee for Main Disciplines

Architecture & Planning56.3951.137.8938.8443.61
Chemical Engineering40.1636.5427.3129.7230.52
Civil Engineering43.6439.5429.4629.8330.22
Earthquake Engineering28.6127.4819.4919.221.68
Electrical Engineering5852.2339.0240.260
Electronics & Comm. Engg.28.9926.2119.5923.120.46
Computer Science & Engg.57.2351.6238.5139.3422
Mechanical & Industrial Engg65.1358.8643.8343.8344.71
Metallurgical & Materials Engg57 0852.0538.3641.145.21
Paper Technology40.1636.5430.1229.7236.95
Disaster Mitigation & Management28.6127 9220.2721.4521 68
Transportation Systems28.6128.6819.49021.83
Biotechnology36.2338.8626 5130.58


Check GATE 2017 Cutoff for Other IITs and NITs

GATE 2016 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee for Allied Disciplines

Allied disciplines offered at IIT Roorkee are the tributary streams of Main disciplines. There are in total 12 allied discipline available for PG Admission through GATE. The lowest cutoff to admit into an allied discipline is around 20.

Architecture & Planning59.4953.5940.5600
Chemical Engineering30.4937.12   
Civil Engineering29.1126.6221.3125.1729.11
Electrical Engineering59.7853.9440.1641.3440.16
Metallurgical & Materials Engg31.4328.3221.1422 2525.17
Paper Technology32.1730.6526.1525.6434.2
Transportation Systems28.9927.0319.6922.1726.21

GATE 2016 Cutoff for IIT Roorkee (Rank Wise)

Computer Science and Engineering66527619217
Electronics and Communication Engineering1318635416276
Electrical Engineering1736667430245
Mechanical Engineering1925671377219
Civil Engineering32931246653200
Production & Instrumentation Engineering399016641136476
Chemical Engineering34241513926509
Metullurgical Engineering527424301337760
Process Engineering & MBA666528711566891
Geological Technology616229161650312


The Candidates who have applied for GATE 2017 can go through following table to check GATE cutoff for various IIT institutes.

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IIT Roorkee GATE Cutoff

GATE 2016 Score Cutoff for IITR

For M.Tech admission in IITs through GATE exam. The table shows the category wise cut off score for IIT Roorkee.

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)602

Normalised GATE Score is calculated as per the given formula:

Cut off GATE Scores for IIT Roorkee Main disciplines is as follows:

SpecializationCut off GATE scores for Main Disciplines
Architecture & Planning61.5756.1842.1542.5645.46
Chemical Engineering42.1338.0728.4328.4328.43
Civil Engineering27.4925.4218.6318.7820.02
Earthquake Engineering27.525.4218.6318.9920.53
Electrical Engineering57.0651.4238.4724.5439.36
Electronics & Comm. Engg.29.3327.7520.4719.8923.71
Computer Science & Engg.61.5855.6341.3741.7546.49
SpecializationCut off GATE scores for Main Disciplines
Mechanical & Industrial Engg70.8863.8447.6347.7847.78 
Metallurgical & Materials Engg54.9356.942.7544.5257.6 
Paper Technology42.1338.0728.5129.9531.98 
Disaster Mitigation & Management27.525.4219.4419.4420.53 
Transportation Systems46.9742.7631.6234.5347.79 

Cut Off GATE scores for Allied Disciplines in IIT Roorkee is as follows:

SpecializationCut off GATE Scores for Allied Disciplines
Architecture & Planning47.0742.7631.62-58.97
Chemical Engineering27.527.520.41-- 22.1
Civil Engineering30.1830.1820.4523.123.82
Earthquake Engineering-----
Electrical Engineering64.9558.5643.6745.3344.08
Electronics & Comm. Engg.-----
SpecializationCut off GATE Scores for Allied Disciplines
 Computer Science & Engg.-----
Mechanical & Industrial Engg----  
Metallurgical & Materials Engg33.1230.822.2222.6826.41 
Paper Technology33.6430.4624.7224.04- 
Disaster Mitigation & Management----- 
Transportation Systems30.1827.7520.4523.122.74 

M.Tech admissions in IIT Roorkee are done on the basis of Normalized GATE Score. For the admissions IIT Roorkee defines its own GATE cutoff for various streams and sub streams. Candidates having Valid GATE score above the defined cutoff in the can apply for the admission through IITR online portal. We have provided IIT Rookee GATE Cutoff for the candidates those who want to take admission in IITR. 

Check GATE 2017 Branch wise cutoff

IIT Roorkee Selection Procedure

For M.Tech. admissions, IIT Roorkee has a certain selection procedure. IIT Roorkee offers admissions to candidates on the basis of GATE Score. Besides, there are interview and written tests according to the different courses which are mentioned below.

Candidate’s statusBasis of Selection
Regular candidates Gate qualifiedValid normalized GATE marks or Normalized GATE marks along with Interview/Written Test
B. Tech Holders from IITs without GATE ScoreCGPA greater than or equal to 8
Sponsored Candidates (Full Time/Part Time)Relevant experience Interview/Written Test

The interview will be conducted by the respective departments in the IIT Roorkee campus. In case of sponsored candidates, the ineterview and written test will be conducted on June 8, 2017 for all departments except for Computer Science and Engg.This table states the various selecton criteria to different M. Tech. courses offered in IIT Rookee

CourseSelection Criteria
Chemical engineeringOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Biotechnology70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
Electrical engineeringOnly Normalized GATE Marks
earthquakeOnly Normalized GATE Marks
electricalOnly Normalized GATE Marks
E & CEOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Computer scienceOnly Normalized GATE Marks
HydrologyOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Mech and Ind enggOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Met. And Mat. EnggOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Paper Technology70% GATE normalized marks and 30% written Test
WRD & M70% GATE normalized marks and 30% written Test
Chemistry70% GATE normalized marks and 30% written Test
PhysicsOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Nano TechnologyOnly Normalized GATE Marks
Disaster management70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
Transportation System70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
Arch. Planning70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview
AHEC70% GATE normalized marks and 30% interview

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IIT Roorkee M.TECH Seat Intake

Candidates applied for GATE 2018 can check the seat status in IIT Roorkee of different specialisation.

Academic ProgrammesNo. of Seats
M.Tech. Alternate Hydro Energy Systems25
M.Tech. Environmental Management of Rivers and Lakes15
M.Tech. Computer Aided Process Plant Design28
M.Tech. industrial Pollution Abatement28
M.Tech. Environmental Engg.18
M.Tech. Geomatics Engg.24
M.Tech. Geotechnical Engg.24
M.Tech. Hydraulic Engg.18
M.Tech. Structural Engg36
M.Tech. Transportation Engg.24
M.Tech. Soil Dynamics18
M.Tech. Structural Dynamics31
M.Tech. Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment15
M.Tech. Electric Drives & Power Electronics23
M.Tech. Instrumentation and Signal Processing23
M.Tech. Power System Engg.23
M.Tech. Systems and Control23
M.Tech. Communication Systems18
M.Tech. R.F. & Microwave Engg15
M.Tech. Microelectronics and VLSI15
M.Tech. Computer Science & Engg.54
M.Tech. Hydrology15
M.Tech. CAD, CAM & Robotics15
M.Tech. Machine Design Engg.18
M.Tech. Production & Industrial Systems Engg.18
M.Tech. Thermal Engg.18
M.Tech. Welding Engg.18
M.Tech. Industrial Metallurgy18
M.Tech. Materials Engg.18
M.Tech. Pulp & Paper18
M.Tech Packaging Technology20
M.Tech. Irrigation Water Management3
M.Tech. Water Resources Development12
M.Tech. Advanced Methods of Chemical Analysis15
M.Tech. Solid State Electronic Materials18
M.Tech. Nanotechnology15
M.Tech. Disaster Mitigation and Management15
M.Tech. Infrastructure Systems15
M.Tech. Bioprocess Engineering15

IIT Roorkee M.Tech.  Application Process

Those candidates who qualify the selection criteria of IIT Roorkee, can proceed for the application process. The Application Fee is Rs.400 (Rs 200 for PD/SC/ST Category)

Note: The candidates must pay Rs.100 for each additional number of Departments he/she has applied for. However, the candidates can apply for a maximum of four departments and 14 programmes.

Payment Mode:  The payment can be made through Demand Draft drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favor of "Registrar, IIT Roorkee”, payable at Chennai.

Note: They must write their Name, Department, Application number or GATE registration number and Email address on reverse side of the Demand Draft in pencil.

Steps to apply

  1. The candidates must register for the PG admissions.      
  2. Once registered, the candidates must log in and complete the online Application Form.      
  3. After final submission of the form, they must download it along with the bank challan.
  4. The fee can be deposited in any branch of State Bank of India on or before the last date.
  5. A recent photograph  (3.5 cm X 3.5 cm) is to be pasted on the given place in the printout of the application form and sign at the designated place.

The candidates must submit the photocopies of the following documents along with the application.

  • GATE Score Card
  • Degree certificate or provisional certificate for candidates
  • Copy of OBC/SC/ST/PD category certificate
  • IITR Copy of challan for payment of fee.
  • Any others if specified by the institute

Finally, the candidates must send the duly signed Application with the appropriate enclosures by Speed Post or Registered Post Or in person to

The Chairman,

PG Admissions Office, 

Indian Institute Of Technology Roorkee,


IIT Roorkee M.Tech. Counselling

GATE counselling process will start from June 09, 2017. The last date of Counselling Process is June 11, 2017. The Persons with Disability (PD) candidates have to undergo medical examination conducted by Institute Medical Board at IIT Hospital on June 07, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. The students will be called for Counselling Process as per the Merit by the Registration Number. This will be provided by IIT Roorkee to the Shortlisted candidates only. The registration number given in the list of Shortlisted Candidates is very important, therefore candidates must make a note of it.

TheImportant Dates regarding Counselling Process 2017 at IIT Roorkee for admission to M. Tech is given below:

Medical Examination for Persons with Different abilities (PD) Candidates by the Medical BoardJune 07, 2017
Interview/Written TestJune 08, 2017
Declaration of merit list after Interview/Written TestJune 09, 2017
Counselling for admissionJune 09, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Last date for Withdrawal of Admission OfferedJune 24, 2017
Display of first upgraded list including Waitlisted CandidatesJune 27, 2017
Display of second upgraded list including Waitlisted CandidatesJuly 04, 2017
Date of RegistrationJuly 14, 2017
Commencement of ClassesJuly 18, 2017
Final Counselling cum Registration of the Waitlisted Candidates in Merit for the vacant seats, if anyJuly 22, 2017

The candidates have to download the Call Letter to appear for Interview/Written test/Counselling process. The steps to download IIT Roorkee Call Letter 2017 are given below:

  1. The first step is to visit the official website of IIT Roorkee
  2. After that, a candidate has to click on the Login Tab
  3. Login using Username and Password
  4. Then Click on Downloads Tab
  5. Download the Call Letter

In case of any query, candidates can contact the Institute on Telephone numbers- 01332-285875 or 01332-284010. They can also email their queries at 


The candidates appearing for written test/interview/counselling for admission to M.Tech Course at IIT Roorkee can get a temporary unfurnished shared accommodation in student hostels. The candidates have to pay a nominal fee for accommodation which will be provided during June 8, 2017.The candidates have to pay accommodation fees in advance. They have to bring their Call Letter for verification at the time of written test/interview/counselling as no accommodation will be provided otherwise. 

Candidates can contact on below mentioned phone numbers for hostel accommodation:

Male Candidates:- Rajiv Bhawan- 1332-284484, 1332-285861

Female Candidates:- Sarojini Bhawan- 1332-285863; Kasturba Bhawan- 1332-285829

Declaration of Merit List

The merit list is declared individually for the departments after the interview and written Test which will be available on the official website. Once qualified, the candidates will have to attend the counselling and the deposit the applicable fees. The admission will stand provisional until all the required documents are submitted and accepted without any discrepancy.

IIT Roorkee M.Tech. Admission 2017: Tuition Fee (To be paid at the time of admission)

The table below gives the tution fee details of IIT Roorkee




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