Admissions - 2020-21 Semester I

 

The Department of Electrical Engineering offers PhD, MS by Research (MS (R)) and M.Tech admission with specialization in the area of

  1. Microelectronics and VLSI (MVLSI)
  2. Power Engineering (PE)
  3. RF and Microwaves (RF)
  4. Signal Processing, Communication and Networks (SPCOM)
  5. Control and Automation (CA)
  6. Photonics (PH)

 

Please visit this page regularly for updates (most recent updates).

 

 

Announcements
  1. Announcement dated: 25 August 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Here is the list of provisionally selected candidates for the PhD program (Walk-in).
  2. Announcement dated: 10 August 2020

      1. MSR Program:
        1. Here are the shortlisting criteria for the MSR Round 2 selection through GATE score.
        2. Here is the list of candidates provisionally selected for the MSR Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) in Round 2.
      1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Announcement dated: 29 July 2020

        1. Withdrawal procedure from PhD/M Tech/MSR Program:

    While requesting for the course withdrawal, please mention the following details in the withdrawal application letter stating clearly that you want to withdraw from the program:

          1. Application Reference No
          2. Name
          3. Category
          4. Stream Offered
          5. Bank Name
          6. Bank Branch
          7. Account No
          8. IFSC Code

    Make sure to attach your fee receipt, along with the application form. Please send a scanned copy/ image of the withdrawal application letter, duly signed by you, and fee receipt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The application should be addressed to the Head, Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur. Due to COVID 19 situation, kindly expect some delay. However, the efforts will be made to process your request by first week of September.

    Please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in case of any query


  1. Announcement dated: 28 July 2020

      1. MTech Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the M Tech selection through GATE score in COAP round B.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) up to COAP round B.
        3. Round B is the last COAP round.
      1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Announcement dated: 23 July 2020

      1. MTech Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the M Tech selection through GATE score in COAP round A.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) up to COAP round A.
      1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Announcement dated: 17 July 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Hereis the list of provisionally selected candidates for the PhD program in the round 2 based on vacant seats after round 1.
  4. Announcement dated: 14 July 2020

      1. MTech Program:
        1. Hereis the list of Sponsored/Part-Time candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1).
  5. Announcement dated: 13 July 2020

      1. MTech Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the M Tech selection through GATE score in COAP round 5.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) up to COAP round 5.
      2. MSR Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the MS by Research selection through GATE score.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the MS by Research Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) through GATE score.
        3. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the MS by Research Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) through interview process.
        1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  6. Announcement dated: 10 July 2020

      1. PhD Walk-in Interviews:
        1. Applications are invited for the PhD Walk-in Interviews (to be conducted via online mode) in the department of Electrical Engineering. The hard copy of the application form, along with the requisite demand draft, should reach by 31st July 2020 at the following address –

          The DPGC Convener,

          Department of Electrical Engineering,

          Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur - 208016

        2. The application forms for the PhD Walk-in Interviews can be accessed at the following link –

          https://www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/ph-d-admissions-walk-in-interview

        3. The shortlisting criteria for the PhD walk-in interviews will remain same as in case of regular PhD interviews, declared on 15th June 2020, (See 15th June 2020 announcement).
  7. Announcement dated: 07 July 2020

      1. MTech Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the M Tech selection through GATE score in COAP round 4.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) up to COAP round 4.
        1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  8. Announcement dated: 06 July 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Hereis the list of waitlisted candidates for the PhD program.
        2. Errata: Kindly read the Application Ref. No. of Shubham Srivastava, provisionally selected in Power Engineering stream, in the list of provisionally selected PhD candidates published on 2nd July 2020 as IITKPG1\Ph.D\EE\2021012782.
  9. Announcement dated: 02 July 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Hereis the list of provisionally selected candidates for the PhD program.
  10. Announcement dated: 23 June 2020

      1. MTech Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the M Tech selection through GATE score in COAP round 3.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) up to COAP round 3.

    Note:

      1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  11. Announcement dated: 21 June 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Hereis a third addendum to the list of candidates provisionally shortlisted for interview to PhD program.

    Note:

      1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  12. Announcement dated: 18 June 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Hereis a second addendum to the list of candidates provisionally shortlisted for interview to PhD program (based on the first preference only).

    Note:

      1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  13. Announcement dated: 17 June 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Hereis an addendum to the list of candidates provisionally shortlisted for interview to PhD program (based on the first preference only).
      2. MTech Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the M Tech selection through GATE score in COAP round 2.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) in COAP round 2.
      3. MTech/MSR Program:
        1. Herethe shortlisting criteria for the M Tech/MSR sponsored/part-time candidates shortlisted for the interview.
        2. Hereis the list of M Tech sponsored/part-time candidates provisionally shortlisted for online interview to M Tech program (based on the first preference only).
        3. Hereis the list of MSR sponsored/part-time candidates provisionally shortlisted for online interview to MSR program (based on the first preference only).

    Note:

      1. The online interviews will be held through Zoom, an online conferencing platform. Kindly see the step by step instructions on how access Zoom interview here
      2. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  14. Announcement dated: 15 June 2020

      1. PhD Program:
        1. Hereare the shortlisting criteria for the PhD interviews.
        2. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally shortlisted for interview to PhD program including their interview schedule.
        3. Hereis the step by step procedure on how to access Zoom conferencing portal for attending the interview.

    Note:

      1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  15. Announcement dated: 11 June 2020

    1. M Tech Program:
      1. Hereis the list of candidates provisionally selected for the M Tech Program (2020‐2021 Semester 1) in COAP round 1.
  16. Announcement dated: 10 June 2020

    1. M Tech Program:
      1. Here are the shortlisting criteria for the M Tech selection through GATE score.
    2. MSR Program:
      1. Due to unprecedented COVID-19 epidemic situation, the selection for the MSR program will be carried out purely based on GATE score, without any interview this time. The shortlisting criteria for the MSR selection will be displayed soon. Only those, who have applied under part-time/sponsored category, will appear in the online interview. The dates of interview will be informed to those candidates soon.

    Note:

    1. If you are eligible as per the shortlisting criteria and your name does not appear in the list, please inform us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  17. Announcement dated: 16 March 2020

    1. Selection criteria for the MTech program (2020-2021 Semester 1):
      1. Regular candidates (non-sponsored candidates) will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI and GATE score. Candidates are suggested to refer to the COAP (Common Offer Acceptance Portal) guidelines also.
      2. B.Tech candidates, graduated from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech., will be selected on the basis of overall CPI.
      3. Sponsored candidates (e.g. Defence, QIP, DRDO, Company sponsored, etc.) will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI and interview.
    2. Selection criteria for the MS(R) program during 2020-2021 Semester 1:
      1. All candidates will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI (wherever applicable as per the eligibility criteria), GATE Score , and interview.
    3. Selection criteria for the PhD program during 2020-2021 Semester 1:
      1. Candidates with Master's degree in engineering will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI and interview.
      2. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4 year program) will be selected on the basis of marks/CPI, GATE score (wherever applicable as per the eligibility criteria), and an interview.
      3. In addition to the above, candidates applying to the PhD programme in MVLSI stream would be required to qualify a written test in order to be shortlisted for the interview.
      4. In addition to the above, Photonics stream will only consider candidates who choose Photonics as their first or second preference in the application form. Admission to Photonics stream will be based on a combination of a written test and an interview. The dates for written test and interviews along with other relevant details will be announced in due course of time. The candidates choosing Photonics as their second preference should note the following:
        • You will be interviewed in Photonics only after written-test/interview in your first preferred stream is over.
        • If you are selected in your first preferred stream, you will be offered admission in that stream only.
    4. The dates for written test and interviews along with other relevant details will be announced in due course of time.