Admissions to MS & PhD Programs (July 2014) at CSE Department

This webpage lists down updates on MS/PhD admissions at CSE Department for the July 2014 batch. If you are looking for the details of M.Tech admission process, please go here.

Important Dates, Data & Links

The StepPh.D. AdmissionsM.S. Admissions
Submitting the online application
(at the IITM research portal)
April 6, 2014 April 6, 2014
Notification by email about shortlisting April 22, 2014
  Shortlist for Written Test
  Statistics & Criteria
April 22, 2014
  Shortlist for Written Test
  Statistics & Criteria
Written test reporting time
08:30, May 14, 2014
08:30, May 12, 2014*
Interviews May 14 - May 16, 2014 May 12 - May 13, 2014
Notification of Results (on this webpage) May 26, 2014   Results
May 26, 2014   Results

(*) : The MS short-listed applicants from those states where the General Elections are scheduled on 12th May, 2014, can take the admission test on 14th May 2014 by producing their voter ID. For all other candidates, the admission test is as per schedule.

Selection Process

The eligibility criteria is as listed in admissions brochure for the MS/PhD program. The department shortlists candidates for written test and interview based on some more (stringent) criteria. Candidates shortlisted for the selection process will be notified through email. .

The department level selection shall be a two-stage process. The first stage is a written test. Candidates selected in the written test will have to appear for an interview in the second stage.

The syllabus for the written test : for PhD and for MS

Important Notes

Candidates are also encouraged to visit webpages of our faculty, research page and prospective students page.
Admin related questions if any, may be directed to , though it is advisable to go through the FAQ before mailing a question.

Reaching the Department:
Directions for reaching the IIT campus can be found here
Directions for reaching the Department within the campus can be found here
A Navigable map of the institute can be found here

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036
Phone: +91-44-22574350 Fax: +91-44- 22574352 email: