Indian Institute of Technology Madras


IIT Madras is one among the foremost Institutes in higher technological education as well as research and is ranked number one in India amongst Research and Teaching Institutions in Engineering by MHRD. It is also among the top $50$ in Asia.

The postgraduate programmes at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras are structured to develop the highest quality of scientific and engineering manpower and also cater to the needs of industry and R&D organizations.

M.Tech: Duration – 2 Years

The four-semester M.Tech programmes offered in various disciplines and programmes by different departments of the institute are based on the credit system and provide a student with a wide choice of courses. Each programme comprises several core and elective courses, and project work and has a faculty advisor to help the students in the choice of academic options for elective courses. Students may be permitted to do their project work in industries and other approved organizations.

Admissions to the M.Tech programmes are through GATE. Eligibility criteria for GATE-qualified candidates are available on the M.Tech Admissions website. For more information, please vsit:

Programmes Offered:

  • Department: Computer Science and Engineering 
  • Program: Computer Science and Engineering (CS1Y)
  • Number of Seats: 67

Visit the M Tech Admissions website

Eligibility Criteria: 

Web-enabled M.Tech Programme: 

 The Web-enabled M.Tech programmes of IIT Madras are User Oriented M.Tech Programs for professionals from industries which can be completed at their own pace. These programmes can be attended by candidates from their places of work in the evenings; and offer adequate opportunity for student-teacher interaction through effective course management systems. The programmes include approved core courses in addition to elective courses, laboratory courses and projects as per the curriculum of the concerned program. Certificates are awarded on completion of each course in the program. The M.Tech degree is awarded on completion of the required credits in different categories.
The Senate approved Web-enabled programmes are: M.Tech (Automotive Technology), M.Tech (Communication Systems Engineering), M.Tech (VLSI), M.Tech (Information Security), M. Tech (Mathematical Methods for Aerospace Engineers), M.Tech (Aero Dynamics & Aircraft Performance) and M.Tech (Industrial Metallurgy).

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Postgraguate Research Programs

M.S. and Ph.D. programs: 

The M.S and PhD. programs are postgraduate research oriented programs. The scholar works in an area of his/her interest under the supervision of a faculty member. The scholar has to obtain a minimum number of credits by taking courses. The highlight of the program is the independent research work taken by scholar, leading to a dissertation at the end of the program. The average duration of an M.S. program is between two to three years and that of a PhD. program is between four to five years. In the fourth semester, an M.S. scholar has an option to upgrade to the Ph.D. program without having to go through the admission procedure.

Broad Areas of Research :

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Placements Data

Official website:

Placements stats for batch 2020-22:

On-Campus placement scenario of MTech CSE at IIT Madras for 2020-22 Batch.

  • Registered Students: 49
  • Students placed in phase 1 of placement: 47

Placement stats :

  • Highest CTC: 65 (domestic) - (It includes Stocks for 4 years)
  • Average CTC: 32.13
  • Median CTC: 32
  • Number of international offers: 2
  • Number of companies (profiles) opened for M.Tech CSE: approx 420
  • 80% of the batch got placed within day 2.
  • Microsoft recruited 11 students from M.Tech CSE
  • Companies with a high number of M.Tech recruits: Microsoft, Amazon, Twitter, Oracle

Average Base: 17.29 LPA
Median Base: 18 LPA

Placement and Internship Report 2020-21:

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Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Discipline of Qualifying Degree: Computer Science

palashbehra5 is studying in  IITM and he is from mechanical engineering