IIT Kharagpur invites applications for the Joint Masters and PhD programme in Engineering and City Planning for the admission year 2011-2012. This progrmamme encourages bright and motivated student to enroll themselves for PhD after completion of first year of MTech/MCP programme.
The programme is open to candidates of all categorities with Batchelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / MSc or equivalent professional degrees (AMIE, etc.) and having a valid GATE score. Candidates must have a minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent CGPA) in the Final Qualifying Examination for GN/OBC Categories and 55% marks (or equivalent CGPA) for SC/ST Categories. All selected candidates have to produce the certificate with regard to the marks secured in the final qualifying examiniation by 31 October, 2011. Seats are reserved for OBC/SC/ST candidates and persons with disability (PD) as per Government of India rules.
Selection is based on performance in GATE and Personal Interview of short-listed candidates. Marks obtained in GATE and in personal interview will have 70% and 30% weightage respectively. Personal interview will be held to test the following: (a) Motivation and aptitude for the programme (b) Oral communication skills (c) Skills in basic science, engineering, and relevant areas.
Personal interviews will be conducted at IIT Kharagpur.
Applicants with professional qualifications or with XE/XL paper in GATE and short-listed sponsored candidates need to qualify through personal interviews and/or test at IIT Kharagpur.
Important Note: A candidate who fails to appear for the personal interview will not be considered for admission.
For details visit: http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/mtech/
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