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IIT Patna Admission Process 2020 for B.Tech, M.Tech., M.Sc. & Ph.D.

Updated On - January 30 2020 by Aditya Anand

Admission to IIT Patna is done on the basis of ranks scored in various national level Joint Entrance Exams depending on the course candidate want to enrol. For B.tech, admission is based on JEE Advanced Rank, For M.Tech and M.Sc. courses admission is based on GATE and IIT JAM score respectively exam score. Whereas for Ph.D. admission candidates have to qualify the entrance test conducted by IIT Patna itself followed by Personal Interview and Counselling round.

IIT Patna B.Tech Admission 2020

IIT Patna offers Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) course in eight different specializations for four years. For admission in B.Tech courses, candidates have to go through the JEE Main and JEE Advanced examination. Final selection of candidates is done on the basis of JEE exam followed by a centralised counselling. 
Course SpecializationEligibilityDuration
B.TechComputer Science and EngineeringClass 12 passed out or appearing candidates can apply. 04 years
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Chemical Science & Technology
Chemical Engineering

IIT Patna M.Tech Admission 2020

IIT PATNA provides admission in M.Tech programme in eight different specializations that include almost all the aspects of technology. Minimum duration of the M Tech programme is two years (four semesters). Admission is provided on the basis of counselling followed by interview and admission test. Candidates with a valid GATE score can apply. 
IIT Patna provides admission in M.Sc in two specialization of science which includes Physics and Chemistry. Candidates qualifying in JAM can apply for admission to any of the corresponding academic programmes. Qualified candidates in JAM have to participate in counselling ‘CCMN’ for admission to M.Sc programme in some Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) including IIT Patna.
Course NameSpecializationEligibilityDuration
M.TechMathematics & Computing

MSc in Mathematics or B.Tech./B.E. degree in Electrical/ Electronics/ Computer Science/ Mechanical/ Civil/ IT or Equivalent degree. Candidates must have a valid GATE score in ME, EE, EC, CS, ME, CE, AE, IN.

2 years
Nano Science & TechnologyMSc/Equivalent in [Nanoscience, Chemistry (Pure/Applied), Physics, Applied Physics/Solid State Physics/ Engineering Physics/ Biophysics/ Material Science OR B.Tech./Equivalent degree in [Engineering Physics/Polymer Engineering/ Materials & Metallurgical/ Materials/ Mechanical/ Electronics & Communication/ Electrical Engineering] Candidates must have a valid GATE score with Material Science or Polymer Science & Engineering degree.
Computer Science & EngineeringCandidates must have completed B.Tech./B.E. in Computer Science/Information Technology and must have valid GATE score in CS.
Communication System EngineeringCandidates must have passed a B.Tech./B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering/ Electronics & Communication must have valid GATE score in EC.
Mechanical EngineeringCandidates must have qualified B.Tech./B.E. in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Automobile, Production, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering with valid GATE score in AE, ME and PI streams.
Civil & Infrastructure EngineeringCandidates must have qualified B.Tech/B.E. or degree in equivalent in Civil, Infrastructure, Construction, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering and must have valid GATE score in CE, ME, EE.
Materials Science & EngineeringCandidates with B.Tech./B.E. degree in Materials, Metallurgical & Materials, Chemical, Ceramics, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics or MSc/Equivalent in Physics, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry with valid GATE score in paper MT, CH, ME, EE, EC, XE (with Materials Science or Polymer Science and Engineering or Solid Mechanics or Thermodynamics).
M.Sc.PhysicsBachelor’s degree in relevant course with minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates) 

IIT Patna Ph.D. Admission 2020

IIT Patna provides admission in Ph.D programmes in Engineering, Science, and Humanities & Social Sciences.

This college offers both full time and part-time Ph.D programmes. Part-time Ph.D programme is only for the professionally employed person (can includes the staffs of IIT Patna).

Important Points to Note:
  • For admission in Ph.D. course, candidate's age must be below 28 years (B.Tech./B.E./M.Sc./MA/MCA/MBA) and 32 years (M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil.) from the last date for receiving the application form. Candidates from Scheduled Castes/Schedules Tribes, Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC will be given a relaxation up to 05 years.
  • Foreign students can only apply for the full time courses.

The minimum duration of the Ph.D Programme is four semesters for candidates with M.Tech./M.E./M.S./M.Phil. and six semesters for other degrees.  The maximum duration for PhD programme is 6 years from the date of admission for a full-time candidates and 7 years for a part-time candidates.

Course NameSpecializationEligilibility

M.Tech./M.E. degree in a Engineering/Technology, with CPI of more than 6.5 or 60% of marks. or

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant course with CPI minimum of 6.5 or 60% of marks. or

M.sc. in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.


M. Phil. or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant discipline with CPI of more than or equal to 6.5 (60% of marks). or

M.E./ M.Tech in a relevant area with minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. or

Candidate must have completed B.E./ B.Tech in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

Humanities and Social Sciences

M. Phil. or Master’s in Arts/Commerce/Science/Management in a relevant area with at least 55% marks or equivalent. or

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with at least CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks. or

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with CPI of at least 6.5 or 60% of marks.

IIT Patna Admission Highlights 2020

IIT Patna Admission Basic Information
Institute NameIndian Institute of Technology, Patna [IITP]
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance Examination 
IIT Indore official websitehttps://www.iitp.ac.in/
Hostel AccommodationYes
Placement Yes













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