IIT Madras - Admission

IIT admissions

Admission to different programmes offered at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is made on the basis of entrance examinations. The IITM admission council accepts the percentile score/rank obtained by a candidate as a basic standard to call a candidate for Interview/Group Discussion/Counselling, etc. However, the final admission is made on the basis of overall performance of a candidate in entrance examination/group discussion/interview/counseling etc.

The IIT Madras accepts the scores of following entrance examinations for admission into various courses-

Entrance Examinations

  1. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)
  2. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
  3. Joint Admission Test To M.Sc. (JAM)
  4. Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET)

Admission to Other Programs

Ph.d Programmes

Admission of International Candidates

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) offers admission to candidates who have earned degree from an Indian University. The application of such candidates is subject to consent of Ministry of Human Resource Development and Ministry of External Affairs; Government of India.

The foreign candidates who with degree from a Foreign University shall require furnishing the GRE and TOEFL score

Foreign candidates should apply to -

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations( ICCR )
Azad Bhavan, Indraprastha Estate
New Delhi - 110 001

Foreign nationals admitted to the Institute are either sponsored under one of the Cultural Exchange Programmes by the ICCR or under the self-financing category. For the self-financing category, application forms can be obtained from the Institute.

The fully completed application should be sent to -

The Deputy Registrar (Academic)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600 036

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