M.Tech. (Regular / Non Regular)
We consider CS/IT/M&C as appropriate areas.
Ranking and Counselling through COAP.
GATE Score < 715 or Rank > 600 (General)
Chances of getting M.Tech. CS@IITG is less.
You are eligible for Ph.D. (Apply for Ph.D.).
Dual (M.Tech. + Ph.D.) in CSE
(For non CS/IT Candidates)
B.Tech. (CS/IT) Graduate will not be consider under this Category(Dual).
B.Tech. (CS/IT) Graduate are not eligible however they are eligible for regular Ph.D. ( Apply for Ph.D.).
For any queries please contact us at cseadmissions @ iitg.ac.in
The CSE department has approximately equal number of Ph.D. vacancies in each diverse research areas (like Theoretical Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems, Computer Networks and Security, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Distributed Systems, and Man-Machine Interfaces) and detail of these research area available at https://www.iitg.ac.in/cse/cseresearchgroups
Based on our past experience, most of the Ph.D. applicants mention buzz words as their preferred research areas, so the area wise applicant distribution is skewed. Statistics of the previous admission is given as follows:
As we invite application for Ph.D. for all the multiple diverse research areas of our department and department has an approximately equal number of Ph.D. vacancies in multiple diverse research areas. If a Ph.D. applicant mentions popular areas as his/her area of interest then his/her chances of getting selected will be less due to heavy competition in that specific research area.
Selection criteria are in general based on performance in tests and/or interviews in basic subjects of CSE (mentioned in the GATE syllabus) and your mentioned research area.
Short-listing Criteria for CSE PhD Admission July 2021:
For all candidates, the eligibility criteria such as Qualifying Degree, Minimum CPI or Percentage of Marks and all other requirements are followed as mentioned in the admission advertisement/notification. Specifically, the criteria is (i) 6.0GPA/60% in M.Tech/M.E for a candidate with ME/MTech as qualifying degree in CS/CSE/IT/M&C, (ii) 7.0GPA/70% in BE/BTech for candidates with BE/B.Tech as qualifying degree in CS/CSE/IT/M&C and (iii) BSc in CS/IT/M&C/Maths/Data Science as major followed by MSc in CS/IT/M&C/Maths/Data Science with 6.0GPA/60% in M.Sc.
In addition, the following criteria have been followed for shortlisting:
For Regular and Fulltime Category Candidates: Either (a) Gate Score cutoffs are 480, 432 and 320 for Non-EWS/EWS, OBC-NCL and ST/SC/PWD candidates, respectively or (b) Candidates with NET-JRF in CS.
For all categories other than Regular and Full time: M.Tech/MS/ME CGPA/Percentage equal or higher than 7.0/70%, 7.0/70%, 6.5/65% for Non-EWS/EWS, OBC, and ST/SC/PWD candidates, respectively and preceding degree BE/BTech/MCA with CGPA/Percentage equal or higher than 6.5/65%, 6.5/65% and 6.0/60% for Non-EWS/EWS, OBC, and ST/SC/PWD candidates, respectively.
The benefit of joining Ph.D. CSE @ IIT Guwahati
The benefit of joining Ph.D. CSE @ IIT Guwahati are (a) Scholarship for Ph.D. is higher than M.Tech, (b) Ph.D. is a highest academic degree and it gets the highest respect in the community, you may not require any other degree (intermediate M Tech degree) after this, (c) you can proudly put Dr before your name. (d) you have options to choose both industry job as well as the stable academic job, (e) will be able to do high-quality publications in the reputed journals/conferences, (f) eligible for PMRF and Industry fellowships during the Ph.D., (g) for a sincere and hardworking student, one can finish Ph.D. in within four to five years.
List of Ph.D. alumni and their placement detail are available at http://www.iitg.ac.in/cse/researchscholarscompleted
Detail about Ph.D. program CSE @IIT Guwahati available http://www.iitg.ac.in/cse/phdcse
Short-listing Criteria for CSE Dual (MTech + PhD) Admission July 2021:
For all candidates, the eligibility criteria such as Qualifying Degree, Minimum CPI or Percentage of Marks and all other requirements are followed as mentioned in the admission advertisement/notification. Specifically, the criteria are BE/B.Tech other than CS/IT/M&C with minimum CGPA 7.0, 6.5 for non-EWS/EWS/OBC, SC/ST/PwD, respectively. In addition, Gate score Cut-offs are 480, 432, and 321 for Non-EWS/EWS, OBC-NCL, and ST/SC/PWD categories, respectively.
Admission Process Dual (M.Tech. + Ph.D.)
Syllabus Dual (M.Tech. + Ph.D.)