The following minimum criteria are needed before an application can be considered:
A. Subject GRE score in CS (flexible cut-off).
B. General GRE score (flexible cut-off).
C. Education medium in qualifying degree course must be English or the candidate must have a valid TOEFL score.
D. Marks/CGPA/CPI in the qualifying program must be at least 10% above the minimum passing marks/CGPA/CPI.
In order to apply, the candidate must send the following items:
A. Completely filled application form available from http://www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/admissions.html.
B. A well written statement of purpose.
C. At least three reference letters from persons who have taught the candidate in degree programs or have known the candidate well professionally.
D. Official translation of the mark sheets and degree certificates.
E. Certified copy of the general GRE, CS GRE, and TOEFL scores.
Applications for the MTech program will be taken from April till middle of May of each year. The admissions will be offered for the first semester starting from July.
Applications for the PhD program will be taken all around the year. The admissions will be made on the basis of evaluation which will include a telephone interview of the candidate. Admissions will normally be offered in the beginning of the semester (July or December) each year.