MS(R) programmes are advertised in the month of March each year in Employment News as well as on electronic media and admissions are carried out in the month of May. MS(R) programmes are also advertised in the month of October followed by admissions in December. BTech or MSc degree holders in relevant areas with a valid GATE score are encouraged to apply.
The MS (Research) programme will comprise of 15 credits of the course work and 36 credits of the research work. In this program, an SRC is formed for the student, whose advisor helps the student select the courses tailored to the student’s research topic. The coursework, consistent with Institute norms, will equal 51 credits, including thesis, of which the first year will be devoted to coursework. Conversion to PhD is also possible. The course structure of the programme is detailed below