The Institute also offers
part-time postgraduate programmes leading to the MTech/MDes/MS
(Research)/PhD degrees for professionally employed personnel
such as working engineers, scientists and teachers who
can, while employed, attend regular classes as per schedule
of the Institute. These students will have to give an
undertaking endorsed by their employers that they will
be attending all classes.
The applicant must be an employee of a recognized organization with at least two years of service at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the area to which admission is sought. An application for the part-time studies forwarded by the employer should be sent to the Convener, DPGC of the department concerned.
Fulfillment of GATE
requirement may be waived for such candidates. This
is also applicable to the part-time candidates seeking
admission to the MS (Research) program, who are employees
of IIT Kanpur (project or regular) with an appointment
and support for at least one year from the date of admission.
However, the part-time candidates seeking admission
to the MTech/MS (Research) program, who have not qualified
GATE, will be called for interview and may in addition
be asked to take a written test.
For an employee of
IIT Kanpur (project or regular) with a valid GATE score
at the time of seeking admission for part-time MTech/MDes/MS
(Research) program, the requirement of two years of
service may be waived.