A candidate must have passed the First Class or 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.5(6.0 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: BE/BTech/ME/MTech or Equivalent degree in the broad area of Electrical and/or Electronics engineering, OR BE/BTech/ME/MTech or Equivalent degree in other branches of Engineering may be considered in areas consistent with the research areas of the discipline, OR MSc in disciplines consistent with the research areas of the discipline.
Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.
The written test is generally based on the topics related to general aptitude (logical reasoning, analytical and numerical ability, etc.), writing skills, and basic courses of various disciplines at the undergraduate level. The candidates who do not qualify in the written test need not appear for the interview. The reserved category candidates will be given due relaxation in cutoff marks as per the norms.