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IIT Palakkad Admission 2024: Application (Soon), Dates, Eligibility Criteria

By: Sharoz Dawa


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IIT Palakkad Admission 2024 Application Form will be Released soon for Various Courses. Indian Institute Of Technology Palakkad (IITPKD) is a stand-alone institution, established in the year 2015 under the aegis of IIT Madras. The institute is offering a B.Tech, M.S (research-based), as well as the Ph.D. programs in many specializations.

Admissions to such courses are based upon multiple entrance exams such as JEE Main, GATE, and NET to be conducted at the national level. Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad (IITPKD) was created in 2014. It offers B.Tech, MS by Research and Ph.D. courses in various disciplines.

Application Form for B.Tech can is supplemented online while for Ph.D. and MS by Research the quotations, the form is required which will be presented at IITPKD.

IIT Palakkad Admission 2024 Notification – Application Releasing soon

New IIT Palakkad Admission 2024 Application Form will be Released soon for Various Courses. Check the IIT Palakkad Application Details.

IIT Palakkad 2024 Important Dates

Candidates must check the IIT Palakkad 2024 Important Dates

For Ph.D.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Available on Application FormMarch 2024
Last Date of Application FormApril 2024
Test and InterviewJune 2024
Selection list to appearJune 2024
Last date to issue admission lettersJuly 2024
Date of JoiningJuly 2024

IIT Palakkad 2024 Application Form

IIT Palakkad Admission 2024 Application Form will be Released soon for Various Courses. The application form can be filled through the following below-listed steps:

For JEE Advanced:

  • A notification will be released by the IIT following which the Application Form are officially released.
  • The registration link will be available on the official JEE website.
  • Candidates must submit the duly filled form together with scanned photographs and photocopies of marks sheets.
  • The application fee can be paid online BY credit/ Debit Card or through Net-Banking.

For MS & Ph.D. Courses:

Application form for MS, Ph.D. courses can be downloaded from the official website of IIT Palakkad. Completed applications can be presented to university along with the required fee (INR 100, INR 50 for SC/ST/PWD) and required documents.


  • Marks sheet and passing certificate
  • Relevant membership certificates (if applicable)
  • Class X marks sheet and passing certificate
  • Class XII marks sheet and passing certificate
  • Identity Proof
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Six passport size photographs

IIT Palakkad 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the IIT Palakkad 2024 Eligibility Criteria

For B.Tech

Course NameSpecializationMinimum EligibilitySelection criteria
B. Tech.Civil Engineering10+2 (PCM) from a recognized board OR Three or Four-year Diploma recognized by AICTE or State Board of Technical EducationThe candidate should be among the top 1,50,000 (all categories included) in JEE (Main) AND secured a position in top 20 percentile (category-wise) in their respective board OR have at least 75% marks (70% for SC/ST/ PWD) in class XII
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil EngineeringGeotechnical EngineeringUG degree in Civil Engineering with valid GATE score
Mechanical EngineeringManufacturing and Materials EngineeringUG degree in Mechanical/Production Engineering with valid GATE score

For Other Courses

Course NameSpecializationsEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
MS by Research (Full-Time) –BE/ B.Tech OR Master’s degree in Science OR AMIE (both Par A and Part B) examinations with a good academic recordWritten Test Interview+ GATE Score
MS by Research (External) Part-Time –Written Test Interview+ Merit in the qualifying examination. The GATE score is not mandatory
Ph.D. (Engineering)Civil EngineeringGraduation degree from CFTI (in a relevant stream with a minimum CGPA of 8/10 or above) OR M. Tech in a relevant stream OR Master’s degree by Research in Engineering. & Technology OR M.Sc in the relevant disciplineApplication-based interview and exam conducted by IIT PKD OR GATE/UGC NET/CSIR NET/NBHM
Computer Science & Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. (Sciences)Physics
Ph.D. (Humanities & Social Science) –Master’s degree in the relevant discipline
Ph.D. (Philosophy)Continental Philosophy
Phenomenology and Existentialism
Ph.D. for Institute Staff Members/ Scholars under QIP/ Scholars under External Registration –ME/ M.Tech/M.Sc or any other Master’s degree with at least two years of work experience in the relevant field
PDF (Engineering/ Humanities & Social Sciences/ Sciences) –Doctoral degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university or institutionScrutiny of application followed by an Interview

For M.Sc

M.Sc.ChemistryBachelor’s degree with chemistry as a subject for 3 years/6 Semesters and Mathematics at 10+2
PhysicsBachelor’s degree with physics as a subject for 2 years/4 Semesters and Mathematics for 1 year

IIT Palakkad 2024 Admissions Process

IITPKD offers a Full-Time B.Tech course in various areas for the duration of four years. Candidates should have scored with a minimum of 75% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination. Selection is performed through the JEE Advanced followed by counseling. IIT Palakkad is offering M.Tech in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering) and Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing and Materials Engineering). Applicants who have cleared the GATE exam or Sponsored by The Company or Foreign Nationals can apply for the M.Tech programs in IIT PKD.

IITPKD also offers Ph.D., MS from the research and PDF at PG and Doctorate level.  Ph.D. is available in three categories, namely, Full-Time Regular, Project Staff and Research Scholar under External Registration System. A master’s degree in an appropriate discipline is the minimum qualification criteria. Admission to MS by Research program is based on the Written Test/ Interview and GATE score. Admission To UG Programs in IIT Palakkad is offered for Joint Entrance Exam Advanced in the qualifier.

Applicants will need to apply through JEE Advanced registration (only JEE Main qualifiers can apply). IIT Palakkad aspirants meeting a specific minimum of JEE-Advanced cut-off would be eligible for additional counseling sessions. The selection of the JEE Advanced qualifiers will be allocated with IITs in line with their rank and category. The allocation of institutes will be achieved byJoSAA, the institute itself has nothing to do. Admission To PG & Ph.D. Programs In IIT Palakkad are offered through Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering (GATE) or UGC/CSIR – National Eligibility Test (NET) succeeded by Personal Interview.

IIT Palakkad M.S and Ph.D. aspirants can follow the further steps to be applied:

  • Step 1: Visit the official college website (iitpkd.ac.in)
  • Step 2: Go to Alerts, and click on ‘MS/ Ph.D. Admissions’ and then choose an ‘Admission portal for Online Application Process’
  • Step 3: To click the ‘New Registration’ – Register yourself with valid contact phone and email id.
  • Step 4: Type A IIT Palakkad Login information and fill in the correct information
  • Step 5: Upload the following scanned photographs of:
    • Passport size image
    • Signature
    • Past academic details
    • Cast certificate (if required)
    • GATE/ NET Scorecard
  • Step 6: Submit and make a payment of application fee depending on your category.

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