Postgraduate Entrance Examination (PGEE)

About PGEE
PG Entrance Examination (PGEE) is required for admission to all PG programs. There are two types of PG programmes.
  1. Master of Technology (M.Tech.) programme which is based on course work.
  2. Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes which require some course work and completion of a research thesis.
Duration of Programmes
  1. M.Tech. : 2 years
  2. M.S. : 2 years
  3. Ph.D. : 5 years
The list of programmes currently being offered are given below.
M Tech M S Ph D
Computer Science and Engineering Computer Science and Engineering Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science and Information Security Electronics and Communication Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering
Computer Aided Structural Engineering Civil Engineering Civil Engineering
Bioinformatics Bioinformatics
  IT in Building Science IT in Building Science
    Computational Linguistics
  Computational Natural Sciences
  Spatial Informatics
Applicants need to appear for a computer-based examination conducted by IIIT-H. MS and PhD candidates shortlisted from this exam will have to clear an interview to gain admission. The decision on final offer of admission is solely based on the interview performance. Interviews will be conducted online.

For M.Tech programmes, PGEE exam marks will be used to determine a set of top-scoring candidates who are eligible for seat allocation which will be done in 2 rounds.
Date of the examination: 24th June 2020

Date of interviews for MS and PhD programs: 24-25th July 2020
For eligibility and exam details, please click here.
SAARC country nationals are eligible for PGEE and will be treated on par with Indian nationals.
How to apply?

The application form has to be filled by the announced deadline.

Application Fee: INR 2,000 (Non-refundable)

How do I prepare for PGEE ?

More information on syllabi, mock tests are available here

Application Portal Opens: 12th Feb 2020

  Application Portal Closes for M.Tech programs: 27th April 2020
  Application Portal Closes for MS and PhD programs:
30th May 2020
  Entrance Exam -
24th June 2020
  Interviews for MS and PhD programs: 24-25th July 2020.
  PGEE 2020 - Results for MS and PhD Announced
  For queries please contact us at:
PG Admissions
IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli
Hyderabad - 500 032
Email: pgadmissions@iiit.ac.in
Phone: +91 (40) 6653 1250 and 6653 1337
Office timings: Monday to Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM.
  Last Updated on July 2020