| Graduate Research

Research activities of the department are mainly driven by research scholars. The department offers two research programs

 M. S. (Research)

 Ph. D.

All the students admitted under full-time category are eligible to receive Half-Time Research Assistance (HTRA). The scholars also help the department in conducting laboratory classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Currently, the department has approximately 170 M.S. (Research) scholars and 300 Ph.D. scholars working towards their thesis in various areas of mechanical engineering. Details about the admission criteria, rules and regulations for research scholars can be obtained at the following link: Research Scholars at IIT Madras

Important guidelines and more information can be found in the MS/PhD Ordnances here (Login required)