M.Tech Admission in IITs - Admission Process and Eligibility Criteria

M.Tech Admission in IITs - Admission Process and Eligibility Criteria

ByMohit Uniyal  |  Updated on: Jun 8, 2022
Find out how to get M.Tech Admission to IITs. Check here GATE COAP 2022. Know more about the M.Tech Admission Registration, Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, and Selection Process.

IIT M.Tech Admission: IIT Bombay is the coordination institute for GATE COAP 2022 for counseling, including M.Tech admission in IITs, and has launched a portal for IITs to upload admission offers. All top IITs of the country under the Ministry of HRD will offer admissions to MTech programs through GATE COAP 2022 depending on scores, cutoffs for various branches, and preferences filled by the candidate for IIT M.Tech admission. Students should read the information brochure shared below in the article before registering for the portal.

Candidates desiring to attend IITs are delivered with a complete application, selection, and details about M.Tech admission in IITs. BYJUS Exam Prep has also provided here the schedule of IIT M.Tech entrance. Along with registering for the particular IITs, candidates will also have to register at the GATE COAP 2022 portal. The complete schedule for GATE COAP has been shared below in COAP 2022 article shared below in the link for which registration started on 20th March. Read the complete article about IIT M.Tech admission to know about the IIT M.Tech admission process.

IIT M.Tech Admission Process 2022

According to the IIT M.Tech admission process, candidates who have qualified GATE exam need to register themselves for the selection process of IITs and NITs on the specifically designed portal called GATE COAP 2022. GATE COAP 2022 can not be utilized as an application portal for the IITs admission completely as students have to also register on individual IITs websites.

IIT Bombay launched the GATE COAP 2022 portal for all students on 15th March 2022. The counseling procedure will have diverged into five rounds. Students must apply to the same institute for entrance to M.Tech programs once assigned seats. There are three options available for the students during the rounds of the counseling process, namely:

  • Accept and Freeze
  • Retain and Wait
  • Reject and Wait

IIT M.Tech Admission Important Dates

The GATE COAP 2022 will be conducted by IIT Bombay for candidates who have cleared the GATE examination. Let us now check the important dates regarding COAP counseling given in the table below for M.Tech admission in IITs:

  Round NoThe time window for candidates to view 
offers and take a decision 
Accept & FreezeRetain & WaitReject & Wait
Round 1May 20 - 22, 2022YesYesYes
Round 2May 27 - 29, 2022YesYesYes
Round 3June 03 - 05, 2022YesYes/ No*Yes
Round 4June 10 – 12, 2022YesYes/ No*Yes
Round 5June 17 – 19, 2022YesNoYes

GATE COAP 2022 Dates for Additional Rounds

The details of the additional rounds for M.tech admission in IITs are given in the table below.

  Round NoThe time window for candidates to view 
offers and take a decision 
Accept & FreezeRetain & WaitReject
Round - AJune 24 - 25, 2022YesNoYes
Round - B30th June - 01st July 2022YesNoYes
Round - CJuly 06 - 07, 2022YesNoYes
Round - DJuly 12 - 13, 2022YesNoYes
Round - EJuly 18 - 19, 2022YesNoYes*

IIT M.Tech Admission Eligibility Criteria

Before registering for COAP 2022, candidates should meet the IIT M.Tech admission eligibility requirements. Candidates whose applications do not match the eligibility requirements are likely to be rejected. As a result, all candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • In addition, candidates must have a valid GATE score.
  • Candidates with more than one valid scorecard must give the scorecard with the higher score or rank.
  • Before applying for a position, candidates should check the institute's eligibility requirements.

How to Register for GATE COAP 2022?

You can follow the steps given below to register and check admission offers through GATE COAP 2022 for M.Tech admission in IIT:

  • Step 1: Go to GATE COAP 2022 official website, coap.iitm.ac.in.
  • Step 2: Select 'Register Now' and complete the registration form.
  • Step 3: After completing the form, click 'Submit to Register' to validate and submit it.
  • Step 4: Login information will be provided through email or SMS; click the same to validate the email.
  • Step 5: Fill in the other data after logging in with the registered id and password (GATE score).
  • Step 6: Submit your information.

A candidate will not be able to access any information on offers made by participating academic institutions after completing the COAP registration process. However, the offer will be published on the portal and include the COAP Registration number, the same as the GATE registration number but without the topic code.


Procedure to Check M.Tech Admission Offers 

The candidates will be able to check the M.Tech admission in IITs offered by the participating institutes on the GATE COAP portal. Candidates have to log into the portal to check admission status using valid credentials. In addition, candidates should check the following steps to check the COAP seat allotment result for the year 2022 for all admissions.

  • Visit the GATE COAP 2022 portal.
  • Login with a valid COAP 2022 ID and password.
  • Select Seat Allotment from the drop-down menu.
  • The screen displays the institute-by-institute seat allotment as well as the application status.
  • Candidates must confirm their seat assignment by selecting three options: Accept & Freeze, Retain & Wait, or Reject & Wait.

FAQs on IIT M.Tech Admission

  • The entire M.Tech admission procedure through GATE COAP 2022 is divided into the following three phases:

    • Online Registration
    • Online Seat Allotment
    • Admission to the allotted institute
  • Yes. Candidates who have applied to any of the participating academic institutes for admission to a Master of Technology program will only receive m.tech admission offers through the GATE COAP 2022 portal.

  • To apply for GATE COAP 2022, candidates must have a bachelor's degree in technology and a valid GATE score. Candidates who are currently enrolled in their last year of study are also eligible to apply.

  • The GATE COAP 2022 is an online portal designed for GATE-qualified candidates to get offers from PSUs or choose Master's program institutes for M.Tech admission. 

  • Candidates can choose from one of the following alternatives after receiving an offer for admission to one of the IITs in GATE COAP 2022:

    • Accept & Freeze
    • Retain & Wait
    • Reject & Wait