What's new at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras? IIT Madras fundraising soars to INR 131 Crore from alumni and corporates in 2021-22. Read More. Also, JEE Main session 1 exam is scheduled from June 20 to 29. Additionally, JEE Advanced 2022 application form will be released on August 7.
IIT Madras admission 2021 is primarily entrance-based. The candidates are selected through national-level tests conducted by various authorities. Candidates seeking admission to any of these courses must appear for the respective entrance exam and qualifying cutoff.
IIT Madras Admission Dates 2022
The important dates of the national-level exams accepted by IIT Madras (also known as IIT Chennai) admission 2022 across multiple courses are given in the table below:
IIT JAM 2022 Admission First Merit List
1 Jun '22
IIT JAM 2022 First Merit List Slot Booking Fee Payment Deadline
6 Jun '22
Commencement of JEE Main 2022 session 1
20 Jun '22 -
29 Jun '22
Commencement of JEE Main 2022 session 2
21 Jul '22 -
30 Jul '22
GATE 2022 Slot (1 & 2)ONGOING
5 Feb '22 -
6 Aug '22
Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2022
7 Aug '22 -
11 Aug '22
JEE (Advanced) 2022
28 Aug '22
Last date to apply for PhD & MS by Research courses
30 Apr '22
JEE Main 2022 registration- 1st session reopened till
18 Apr '22 -
25 Apr '22
Last date to apply for International Interdisciplinary Master’s Program
31 Mar '22
IIT Madras UG Admission 2022
At the undergraduate level, the IIT Chennai offers BTech, BTech-MTech (Dual Degree) and BS-MS (Dual Degree) covering several specialisations. IIT Madras’ BTech admission is completely entrance-based and depends on candidates' performance in JEE Advanced entrance exam, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). For more details regarding IIT Madras UG application process, eligibility, fees and last dates click on the links tabulated below:
IIT Madras UG Courses
IIT Madras BS-MS (Dual Degree)
IIT Madras PG Admission 2022
IIT Madras offers Integrated MA, MTech, MBA and MSc courses at the postgraduate level. Admission to all these courses is based on candidates' performance in several national-level entrance exams. Click on the links tabulated below for more updates related to the IIT Madras PG admission process, last dates, eligibility etc.
IIT Madras PG Courses
IIT Madras PhD, MS by Research Admission 2022
At the research level, Indian Institute of Technology Madras offers a PhD and MS by Research programme in full-time mode across multiple streams, including Engineering, Science, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management and Entrepreneurship. IIT Delhi is currently accepting applications for both PhD and MS by Research courses, interested candidates need to apply before April 30. Admission to these programmes is based on the academic merit of the candidates. For PhD programmes, a valid score in UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ JRF is required while for MS by Research a valid GATE score is mandatory. For final selection, IIT Madras PhD shortlisted candidates are called for a written test, followed by a PI round.
The link below enlists all the department-specific PhD specialisations offered at IITM along with eligibility criteria:
IIT Madras Application Process 2022
For seeking admission to the courses offered at IIT Madras (except BSc Online, PhD and MS by Research), candidates need to visit the official website of respective national-level entrance exam conducting bodies and fill out the application form in online mode.
For BSc Online:
Step 1: Visit the official website of IIT Madras (www.iitm.ac.in). On its homepage, click on 'Academics' and then on the ‘Study @IITM’ tab. Further, click on ‘Online BSc Programme’ from the drop-down menu.
Step 2: Read the admission guidelines carefully and further click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
Step 3: Sign in using any Gmail account. Approve the declaration and hit the ‘Start’ button once done.
Step 4: Complete the application process by filling in other details, including personal information, address of communication, guardian details, and educational qualification.
Step 5: Conclude the application process by uploading all the necessary documents in PDF format along with a scanned passport-size photograph and signature in JPG/ JPEG/ PNG format.
Step 6: Pay an application fee of Rs 3,000 in online mode through SBI Collect using debit card/ credit card/ net banking.
For PhD and MS by Research:
Step 1: Visit the official website of IIT Madras (www.iitm.ac.in). On its homepage, click on 'Academics' and then on the ‘Study @IITM’ tab. Further, click on ‘Research Programme’ from the drop-down menu.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Research Admission Portal’. Read the admission guidelines carefully and further click on the ‘Create New Account' button.
Step 3: Register by addressing details, including name, gender, date of birth, course specification. Hit the ‘Submit’ button once done.
Step 4: Complete the application process by filling in other details, including personal information, address of communication, guardian details, and educational qualifications.
Step 5: Pay an application fee of Rs 100 in online mode through SBI Collect using debit card/ credit card/ net banking.
Step 6: Conclude the application process by uploading all the necessary documents in PDF format along with a scanned passport-size photograph and signature in JPG/ JPEG/ PNG format.
Step 7: Download the duly-filled application form and payment receipt and take a printout of the same for future references.
IIT Madras Accepted Entrance Exam
Indian Institute of Technology Madras accepts several national-level entrance exams for admission to its various UG, PG and PhD courses. The list of a few course-specific entrance exams accepted by IIT Madras is given below:
|Course||Accepted Entrance Exam|
|BTech, BTech-MTech (Dual-degree) & BS & MS (Dual Degree)||JEE Advanced|
|PhD, MS by Research||UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ JRF|
|IIT Madras Placements||IIT Madras Students' Reviews||IIT Madras Q&A- Ask the experts|
IIT Madras Admission FAQs
Q. Which courses are offered at IIT Madras?
A. Presently, IIT Madras offers more than 35 UG, PG and doctoral degree courses. It awards the degree of BTech, BTech-MTech (Dual Degree), BS-MS (Dual Degree), Integrated MA, MTech, MBA, MSc, MS by Research and PhD in the fields of Engineering, Science, Architecture, Management and Social Sciences.
Q. How can I apply for BTech admission at IIT Madras?
Q. Does IIT Madras offers admission without JEE?
A. To seek admission to BTech programme offered at IIT Madras, candidates need to visit the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) and fill the application form in online mode for JEE Main.
Q. What is the selection process for BS-MS (Dual Degree) programme offered at IIT Madras?
A. IIT Madras BS-MS (Dual Degree) admission is based on a candidate’s performance in JEE Advanced. Further, eligible and JEE Advanced-qualified aspirants need to qualify for course and college-specific cut off rank released by JoSAA through seven rounds of counselling.
Q. Which all MSc specialisations are available for admission at IIT Madras?
A. IIT Madras offers an MSc programme across three specialisations, including Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Q. How can I be eligible for EMBA programme at IIT Madras?
A. To be eligible for EMBA programme offered at IIT Madras, candidates need to possess a bachelor’s degree in any stream with first-class or a minimum of 60% aggregate and a work experience of three years or above.
Q. What is the semester fee for BTech programme at IIT Madras?
A. The total seat intake for MTech programme is 510 across 26 general and three interdisciplinary specialisations.
Q. What is the selection process for IIT Madras Integrated MA programme?
A. Candidates willing to seek Integrated MA admission at IIT Madras need to qualify Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam (HSEE), conducted by IIT Madras.
Q. Does IIT Madras offer a PhD programme?
A. Yes, at the research level, IIT Madras offers a PhD programme in both full-time and part-time modes across multiple streams, including Engineering, Science, Humanities & Social Sciences and Management.
Q. Does IIT Madras offer scholarships?
A. Yes, IIT Madras offers more than 20 scholarships which are based on financial situation of the students or their academic performances.
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