M.Tech. Programme

The Institute invites applications for the admission to following M.Tech. Programmes for the Academic Year 2015-16.

  • Applied Geosciences
  • Power System Engineering
  • Climate Science & Technology
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Systems Design
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Thermal Science and Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
Opening date for online Application : 9th March 2015
Last date for submission of online Application : 1st April 2015 12:00 Midnight
Online Application Form Submission is Closed.
 

Programme Details

Applied Geosciences :

The programme consists of core subjects to help the student to understand Earth as a system, interaction of fluids in earth system, climate science, cause and impact of climate change as related to earth processes. In addition the programme also allows the student to learn state-of-the-art analytical & measurement techniques, remote sensing and GIS applications and understanding of advanced areas viz. carbon capture & sequestration, clean energy technology, rock mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, gas hydrates, nonconventional & renewable energy resources, hydrocarbon basin modelling, reservoir geophysics, deep water imaging, hydrogeological exploration & modelling, near surface geophysics, soft computing tools in geosciences, glaciology and paleoclimate, surface, near surface and deep earth processes etc.

Climate Science & Technology :

This programme offers opportunity to the student to learn about dynamics of atmosphere, ocean and their interaction, dynamic and synoptic meteorology, quality control, processing and assimilation of oceanic and atmospheric data sets, modelling of oceanic and atmospheric processes and their prediction, remote sensing data and GIS applications, climate variability and global warming, global and regional climate models, impact of climate change, climate risk and vulnerability assessment, instrumentation and observation systems, marine pollution and coastal zone management, glaciology and paleoclimate, downscaling approaches (statistical and dynamical), etc. In addition, a bridge course enables the student to understand about earth and its interior.

Structural Engineering :

This master's programme envisages to create high quality professionals with strong research capability. Through this programme the students will be exposed to the state of the art research in the areas of structural mechanics, structural analysis, structural dynamics, concrete technology, soil-structure interaction, etc. The programme also offers the students to learn about earthquake engineering and seismic design of structures. This programme has a set of elective courses, which are relevant to the part of the structural engineering education and research. The students can also take inter-disciplinary subjects of their choice from a broad spectrum of electives offered by other departments of IIT Bhubaneswar.

Transportation Engineering :

The programme will impart training on cutting-edge research and development activities for solving various pressing problems and challenges. The transportation engineering division will primarily be engaged in producing highly skilled human resources, who can cater to the country's steepest needs to handle various complex issues relating to sustainable transportation solutions. The division will focus issues and problems relating to urban transportation planning, land-use and transportation interactive modelling, traffic flow theory and modelling, traffic engineering, highway materials, pavement engineering and management, rural/low-volume roads, geometric design of transportation facilities and road safety, public transportation system, transportation economics, environmental impact assessment of transportation facilities, intelligent transportation system etc. Besides, it will also be engaged in addressing issues pertaining to transportation related policy and behaviour of all of its stake-holders.

Electronics & Communication Engineering :

The program focuses on teaching and research to provide students state-of-the-art insight into major areas of Electronics, Communications and Signal Processing, Microelectronics and Semiconductor Devices, and Computing Techniques and Systems.

Power System Engineering :

The program focuses on teaching and research in the areas of power system analysis, operation, control and optimization, power system protection, wide area monitoring and power system automation, flexible AC and HVDC transmission system, power system restructuring, power electronics and its applications to power system, power quality, renewable and distributed energy systems, microgrid and smart grid systems.

Materials Science and Engineering :

This program focuses on beneficiation and processing of minerals, metal melting casting and heat treatment, steel alloys, important alloys of Al, Mg and Ti etc., superalloys, nanomaterials, precious metals and gemstones, ceramic materials, refractory materials, composite materials, bio-materials, rare earth elements: production and applications, granular materials, structure of materials, mechanical thermal optical electronic and magnetic properties of materials, structure property correlation of materials, modeling and simulation of materials etc.

Thermal Science and Engineering :

The Master’s program in Thermal Science & Engineering aims at creating motivated & capable graduates who can serve both as design & technical engineers and applied researchers in the core and R&D industry. Building on strong fundamentals of fluid mechanics, thermodynamics & heat transfer, the program offers an opportunity to broadly specialize in areas such as Power & Energy, Heat Transfer, Material Processing, Turbulence, CFD & Modelling, High-Accuracy & High-Performance Computing, Combustion and Geophysical Flows through ample electives. The program also has built into it advanced computational, modelling as well as experimental laboratories to make the graduate, industry ready. Graduates are individually moulded in their second year to build successful careers in both academic research as well as industry R&D through seminars and projects.

Mechanical Systems Design :

Mechanical Systems Design Program offers courses focusing towards various aspects of mechanical design. Students are required to undergo four core courses, six elective courses and three laboratories spread across two semesters. The core courses, such as Vibrations, Advanced Solid Mechanics, Control Theory and Applied Elasticity, and the laboratories aim at building a strong foundation in the field of systems design. The elective courses and the thesis work provide the flexibility to delve deeper into computational Mechanics, Composites, Smart Structures, Robotics, Vibrations, Condition Monitoring and Acoustics. The provision of "Research Review Paper" in the course curriculum aims to widen the research aptitude in the students.

Schools offering the Programme

(a) School of Earth, Ocean & Climate Sciences :

School of Earth, Ocean & Climate Sciences offers programmes designed to address the required expertise and competence geosciences, atmospheric science and ocean science. The programmes transcend the boundaries of these individual disciplines to offer advanced knowledge and understanding on the earth systems and their interactions leading to various earth related events including climate change. The School encourages cross-boundary and interdisciplinary research between disciplines and is offering Ph. D. programmes in environmental earth sciences, aqueous geochemistry etc.

(b) School of Infrastructure :

School of Infrastructure presently offers various academic programmes in Civil Engineering. The faculty members of the School are engaged in a wide spectrum of research in established and emerging technologies through nationally and internationally funded sponsored research and industrial consultancy as well as through various research collaborations. The School has state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for teaching and research in Structural Engineering, Concrete Technology, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Surveying and Computational planning and designs.

(c) School of Electrical Sciences :

The School of Electrical Sciences offers undergraduate programme in Electrical Engineering and doctoral programmes. The faculty members of the School are engaged in a wide spectrum of research in established and emerging technologies through nationally and internationally funded sponsored research and industrial consultancy as well as through various research collaborations.

State of the art computational and experimental facilities enable to undertake basic and applied research and provide support to R&D organizations. Some of the major laboratories are: Communications Laboratory, Control Laboratory, Digital Signal Processing Laboratory, Electrical Machines Laboratory, Electronic System Design Laboratory, Fibre Optic Communications Laboratory, Measurement and Instrumentation Laboratory, Microelectronics Characterization Laboratory, Networking Laboratory, Power Electronics and Drives Laboratories, Power System Laboratory, Simulation and Computation Laboratories, VLSI Laboratory. Many other facilities are currently under progress including Antennas and Microwave Laboratory, Fabrication Clean Room, Multimedia Signal Processing Laboratory, Radar Remote Sensing Laboratory, Renewable Energy Laboratory, Vision and Image Processing Laboratory, Wireless Sensing Laboratory.

(d) School of Minerals, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering :

School of Mineral, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering offers courses in areas of mineral, metallurgy and materials to enable students to meet the challenges of new opportunities in mineral and metal technologies and increasingly complex dimensions of globalization these sectors. The School of Minerals, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering have research thrust towards application oriented technology development in collaboration with industry in the use of leaner ores (optimizing the beneficiation process), treatment of wastes, newer beneficiation process of coal, coal to liquid and coal to gas), high value products from graphite, carbon nano tubes, Iron and Steel (ULCOS for steel, Syngas for steel, ZnO capture), Aluminium (alloy development, improving electrolytic cell performance), Other metals (titanium, chromium and tin), ferro alloys and stainless steel, Special steels and alloys and innovative building materials (steel), composites, gem stones, advanced ceramics for medical and electronic industries, Photovoltaic and Solar cells etc.

(e) School of Mechanical Sciences :

School of Mechanical Sciences thrives to create new opportunities through its undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. The faculty members are involved in a broad range of research areas viz. Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Robotics and Controls, Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Turbulence, Heat Transfer, Multi-Phase Heat Transfer, Micro and nano- mechanics, Composite Materials, Supply Chain Management, Computational Fluid Dynamics, High Performance Computing, Radiation Modeling, Condition Monitoring and Acoustics. The school is presently working in collaboration with international research groups.

 

Eligibility

Name of the Programme Previous Degree Essential/ Desirable Requisite Intake
Applied Geosciences 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Geology / Applied Geology / Geological Sciences / Geophysics / Exploration Geophysics along with a valid GATE score. Mathematics or Physics at B. Sc. Level essential 18
Climate Science & Technology 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Atmospheric Science/Marine Science/ Oceanography/ Meteorology/ Physics/Chemistry/ Mathematics along with a valid GATE score. Mathematics or Physics at B.Sc. Level essential 18
60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B. Tech. / B.E. or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering / Applied Mechanics / Aeronautical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Computer Science & Engineering or equivalent along with a valid GATE score.  
Structural Engineering 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B. Tech. / B.E. or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering along with a valid GATE score.   12
Transportation Engineering 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B. Tech. / B.E. or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering / Infrastructure Engineering, Bachelors in Architecture or Planning along with a valid GATE score.   10
Electronics & Communication Engineering 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B.Tech. / B.E. or equivalent degree in Electrical, Electronics, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering or equivalent along with a valid GATE score. Electronics & Communication Engineering 18
Power System Engineering 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B.Tech. / B.E. or equivalent degree in Electrical, Electrical and Electronics Engineering or equivalent (with a valid GATE score in Electrical Engineering). Electrical Engineering 18
Materials Science and Engineering 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B.Tech. / B.E. or equivalent degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Ceramic, Chemical, Mechanical, Production  Engineering and allied specializations with valid GATE score or  60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in M.Sc. in  Materials Science along with a valid GATE score. Mathematics at B.Sc. level is desirable in case of M. Sc. 18
Mechanical Systems Design 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B. Tech. / B. E. or Equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (with a valid GATE score) Mechanical Engineering 18
Thermal Science and Engineering 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in a 10-point scale in B. Tech. /B. E. or Equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (with a valid GATE score) Mechanical Engineering 18

N.B. 5% relaxation of marks in the qualifying degree examination would be granted to the SC/ST/PwD candidates. This is applicable to both regular and sponsored candidates.

Reservation

Reservations for Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Other Backward Class – Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) / Persons with Disability (PwD) category shall apply as per Government of India rules. The certificate for the same must be submitted in the format specified. OBC candidates may note that the limit of annual income is Rs. 6 lakhs for determining the creamy layer among Other Backward Classes (OBCs) candidates. The OBC-NCL certificate issued after 01.04.2013 (financial year 2013-14) by the Competent Authority in the prescribed format must be uploaded in the ONLINE application form and submitted at the time of admission.

 

Fee structure:

Fees Regular Sponsored
Caution Money (Refundable) 12,000/- 12,000/-
One Time Fee 5,900/- 5,400/-
Semester Fee 10,000/- 30,000/-
Hostel Charges 19,300/- 19,300/-
Annual Fee 1,200/- 1,200/-
Grand Total for GE/OBC Category 48,400/- 67,900/-
Grand Total for SC/ST Category 43,400/- 67,900/-
*100% Tuition fee waiver for SC/ST students except Sponsored Category
*100% Training & Placement fee waiver for QIP students only.
 

Shortlisting and Selection Criteria

  1. The shortlisting of regular candidates for admission into M.Tech. programmes will be based on GATE score only.  The fixing of cut-off score for candidates in different categories shall be as per the norms of the Institute.
  2. Selection of regular candidates is based on 70% weightage for the GATE score and 30% weightage for the performance in the Written Test and Interview.
  3. The final selection of regular candidates will be solely based on the combined scores of the candidates with 70% weightage to the GATE score and 30% weightage to the written test and interview marks.  The Written Test and Interview shall be given equal weightage of 15% each.  A candidate in the unreserved category will be eligible for interview subject to scoring a minimum of 40% of the maximum marks in the written test.  A candidate in the unreserved category will be eligible for final selection subject to scoring a minimum of 50% of the maximum marks in the interview. The fixing of cut-off marks in the written test and interview for reserved categories shall be governed as per the norms of the Institute.  Assignment and calculation of the cut-off marks on the combined score for final section of the candidates in different categories shall be as per the norms of the Institute.
 

Sponsored Candidates

Candidates who have served continuously for a minimum period of 3 years in the sponsoring organization are eligible for admission to the M.Tech. program as Sponsored Candidates.

  1. A sponsored candidate with a valid GATE score will have to undergo the same shortlisting and selection process as those of the regular candidates.
  2. A sponsored candidate without valid GATE score will be shortlisted only if he/she has obtained a minimum 65% marks (or 7.0 CGPA IN 10 –point scale) in all academic examinations. A relaxation of 5% marks is permitted only in one academic examination. He/she will also have to appear at the written test and interview in the School. The weightage for the Written Test and Interview shall be 70% and 30%, respectively. The candidate will be eligible for interview subject to scoring a minimum of 40% of the maximum marks in the written test. The candidate will be eligible for final selection subject to scoring a minimum of 50% of the maximum marks in the Interview. The fixing of cut-off marks for reserved categories shall be governed as per the norms of the Institute. The final selection will be based on the combined score of Written Test and Interview.
  3. The candidates sponsored by DRDO (Defense Research and Development Organization) and similar approved government organizations, who have been selected through approved internal procedure, will be admitted in the appropriate discipline.

Note:  A candidate who fails to appear for the Personal Interview will not be considered for admission.

 

Financial Assistance

Students who are admitted to M.Tech. Programme (except Sponsored) will receive an assistantship as per the applicable rate for a maximum period of 24 months subject to the provisions under regulation. The monthly value of the assistantship shall be as approved by the Board of Governors from time to time with the prior sanction of the Government of India.
The Institute will also provide partial financial assistance to each M. Tech student during their entire M. Tech. Program for Paper Presentation at International / National Conferences / Seminars / Symposium as first authors / visits related to Workshops / Short Term Course / Data Collection / Field Work etc.(within Odisha).

 

Application fee (Non-refundable)

  For General and OBC  candidates

  Rs. 300/- (Rupees Three hundred only)

  For SC/ST/PwD candidates

  Rs. 150/- (Rupees One hundred fifty only)

NOTE:
  1. Female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.
  2. Application fee is to be paid by online mode through Net banking / Debit Card / Credit Card. Fee can also be deposited directly in any branch of ICICI Bank through Challan. Challan form can be downloaded from the Institute website.
  3. Payment gateway will be activated only after 24 Hours of submission of online application (i.e, from Step-1 to Step-3). In case the date happens to be a Bank holiday(s), fee can be paid on the next working date only.
  4. After successful payment, a Payment Reference Number/Transaction No. will be generated. Candidates are requested to provide their Payment Reference Number/Transaction No. at the time of final submission of online application. After final submission of online application, candidates are advised to take a print out of the submitted application form for future reference.
  5. Application without valid payment Reference Number/Transaction No. will automatically be discarded.
  6. Application fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
 

General Information

  1. The candidates are required to apply through ONLINE process only accessing the website http://www.iitbbs.ac.in/mtech-application/
    Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully before starting the process of online application.
  2. Candidates applying for more than one discipline have to submit separate online application(s) for each discipline along with requisite application fee as applicable. No Need to send the hard-copy of the application form. However, candidates are advised to keep a hardcopy (print out) of the submitted application form for future reference.
  3. Candidates, whose qualifying examination results and certificates are not available, are required to provide Provisional Certificate to that effect from the concerned Institution.
  4. Candidates who are presently employed are required to upload the following certificate(s) as part of the online application processes, failing which their application will not be entertained.
    1. Relief certificate from the present employer.
    2. No Objection Certificate (In case of Sponsored Candidate).
  5. The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for Written Test and / or Interview.
  6. No TA/DA and accommodation shall be provided to the candidates for attending the written test and / or interview.
  7. Incomplete application / application without relevant supporting documents and requisite application fee (as applicable) shall be out rightly rejected and no correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. No correspondence will be entertained from the candidates in connection with the process of shortlisting / selection / interview.
  8. The Institute reserves the right to withdraw the admission at any stage in case a candidate does not possess the requisite qualification and / or percentage of marks in qualifying degree or supplies any false information.
  9. In case of any mistake occurs inadvertently in the process of selection, which may be detected at any stage of admission, the Institute reserves the right to withdraw / cancel / modify any communication made to the candidates.
  10. Please note that all information related to admission will be available in the Institute website www.iitbbs.ac.in and all communication will be made through email & SMS only.
 

Downloads

If you are Sponsored by any organization click here to download “Format for Sponsorship Certificate”
Click here to download format for OBC Certificate
Click here to download format for PHYSICALLY DISABLED Certificate
Click here to download format for CASTE CERTIFICATE FOR SC/ST
 
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