MS/PhD admissions July 2019

MS/PhD written test and interviews for admissions in July-2019 are scheduled from May 13th (13-05-2019, Monday) to May 15th (15-05-2019, Wednesday).

List of candidates shortlisted for the written test on Monday, May 13th, 2019 (13-05-2019) for admission into MS/PhD program in July 2019.

For  Regular PhD click here: Regular PhD

For Direct PhD click here: Direct PhD 

For MS click here: MS by Research 

Date of written test – 13-05-2019 (Monday). Please report by 08.30 AM in Class Room Complex – 201 (CRC-201).


If you are a shortlisted candidate, a valid GATE score or equivalent is still required for the following categories:

1. Candidates applying for MS under the Full Time (HTRA) category.

2. Candidates applying for Direct PhD under the Full time (HTRA) category. GATE score (or equivalent) is required for applicants from non-CFTI institutes and from CFTI institutes with CGPA less than 8/10.

3.Candidates applying for Regular PhD under the Full time (HTRA) category. GATE score (or equivalent) is required for candidates with MSc degree or with candidates with Integrated (dual degree) degrees. 

Without a valid GATE score or equivalent, you will not be allowed for the written test

For more information, please see the Admission brochure on the Admissions website – https://research.iitm.ac.in/

Please direct any queries to the MME Dept. Office

Date May 13,  2019, Monday
Venue Class Room Complex (CRC) , Room No 201
Time  Reporting by 8:30 AM
Required Documents 1. A printed copy of your application form after the online registration clearly showing your application number and photo
2.Self Attested copy of the Birth Certificate
3. Self Attested copy of the first page of SSLC/HSC/Matriculation certificate
4. Original valid GATE Score Card / UGC –JRF or NET / CSIR-JRF /DAE-JEST)/INSPIRE award letter wherever required.
5. One set of photocopies of Degree certificate(s) and Grade Cards/Mark sheets of all the semesters with originals.
6. EWS/OBC/SC/ST community certificate original with a self-attested copy, if the candidate belongs to EWS/OBC/SC/ST category. (EWS and OBC candidates to submit Valid EWS/Non-Creamy layer certificates respectively in the prescribed GoI format)
7. Relieving order/Resignation acceptance letter as per our institute format for employed /external/part-time candidates.
8. Part-time scholars residing within the commutable distance from IIT Madras have to submit NOC and permission letter from the organization to do course work. Institute will waive the residential requirement and in that case, leave is not required for attending the courses.
Bank details for Travel Allowance (TA) reimbursement for PhD applicants Regular and direct PhD (only HTRA) applicants are eligible for reimbursement of second class single to & fro rail fare from your place of residence to Chennai by the shortest route on submission of your claim in the prescribed format with all relevant particulars (Train No., Coach No. Ticket No. Fare paid, Date of Journey, Station from and to etc.).
A candidate is entitled to a single TA as above even as he/she may attend the interview in more than one department on the same trip.
To enable us to process your TA claims please have the following details with you along with your travel documents (ticket details)1. Name as appears in the bank account
2. Account no
3. Bank name
4. Branch name
5. Branch IFSC code  The TA will be directly credited to your bank account. Please also bring a copy of the first page of your passbook to attach along with the claim form

For sample question papers click here: MS/Direct_PhD and Regular_PhD