PG Admissions 2014

Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Important Note:

Shortlisting Criteria for 2014 (current round!)
Degree requirements

All applicants having:

  • a B.Tech. degree (or equivalent) with at least 55% aggregate or 5.5 CPI, and a GATE 2014 score or a GATE 2013 score of above the cutoff (given below) or,
  • a B.Tech. degree (or equivalent) from any IIT with at least 5.5 CPI (to be eligible for scholarship, the applicant must also have at least 8.0 CPI or a valid GATE score),
are shortlisted for written test and interview.

GATE score cutoffs

The candidate needs to have a score higher than the cutoff score in GATE 2014 or GATE 2013. The cuttoff scores are as given below

  • General: 730
  • OBC: 640
  • SC: 455
  • ST/PD: 250

Sponsored Candidates

All eligible sponsored category candidates have been shortlisted to appear for the written test and interview process at IIT Kanpur. Such candidates must bring the original sponsorship letter or certificate from their sponsoring organization. The sponsorship letter must clearly state:

  1. that the candidate has been working at the sponsoring organization for at least two years (at the time of admission in July 2013), and,
  2. that the sponsoring organization undertakes to relieve the candidate from work for the full duration of the programme, and,
  3. that the sponsoring organization undertakes to pay the candidate his/her full salary for the full duration of the programme.