M.S./Ph.D. Admissions – Summer 2017

Thanks for your interest in starting your research career with us. Please read the below instructions for further details. All the candidates who have applied until 02-April-2017 on the institute’s research portal for admissions have been considered for this round of interviews.


  1. If you are short listed for the written test and have received the information from the Office of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME Office), proceed further to read.
  2. Quote your application number in all further correspondence with our Department.
  3. The prospective list of research topics are sorted according to the research focus groups of the department in the following link. Each topic is provided with a topic code based on whether it is a M.S or a PhD position.
  4. After careful consideration based on your interests and skillsets, you should choose two topics: One Primary and another Secondary from the appropriate (M.S. or Ph.D.) list.
  5. Click (or copy/paste) the link to obtain a Google form: https://goo.gl/forms/8olp1WQjyUTy9jJg1
  6. Fill in the Goolge form with the following information
  • Name
  • Application No.
  • Email ID for correspondence
  • Project of your primary choice
  • Project of your secondary Choice
  1. After receiving the form, ME Office will inform you the dates for written test and interview. They are likely to be conducted during the period from May 1, to May 6, 2017. Format of written test will be conveyed in your call letter.
  2. Last date for filling in your project choice in the google form  is 9th April, 2017 for both M.S. and Ph.D applicants.
  3. Ph.D. applicants should submit a Research Statement on the Primary Topic as per the format provided in this website. The Research Statement should not exceed 400 words and should be sent to in pdf format. You should name your file as your application number. If your application Number is ME17XXXXXXX, the file name should be ME17XXXXXXX.pdf
  4. Last date for submitting the Research Statement (by Ph.D. applicants only) is 23rd April, 2017.
  5. M.S. applicants need not submit any research proposal.

Download the Template for Research Statement