Postgraduate Entrance Examination (PGEE) Monsoon 2024
    Important dates
  • Application Portal Opens: 20th February 2024
  • Application Portal Closes: 1st April 2024
    5th April 2024(Closed)
  • Entrance Exam: 4th May 2024 (02:00 PM to 05:00 PM)
  • Master of Science by Research Interviews (On-Campus): 5th & 6th June 2024
  • Ph.D Interviews (On-Campus): 7th & 8th June 2024
    Announcements
  • 19th April 2024: Admit Cards have been released. Click here to download
  • Entrance Exam Results: Will be declared after two weeks

About PGEE

PG Entrance Examination (PGEE) is for admission into the following programs.
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech) programme which is based on course work.
  • 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
  • M.Tech : 2 years
  • Master of Science by Research : 2 years
  • Ph.D : 5 years

Programmes, Exam & Eligibility

Programme Discipline Eligibility Criteria Subject Test
M.Tech
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech all branches, M.Sc, MCA, MA (Maths) CSE & GA
Computer Science and Information Security (CSIS) B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech all branches, M.Sc, MCA, MA (Maths) CSE & GA
Computer Aided Structural Engineering (CASE) B.E/B.Tech in Civil Engineering Civil & GA
Product Design and Management (PDM) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science or Equivalent (4 year programme after 10+2) or Masters degree in Science/Computer Applications (2 year programme after 10+2+3) with a minimum of 60% or equivalent grade. Atleast one year experience in product development. CSE & GA
M.S or Ph.D
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)   [M.S], [Ph.D.] B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech all branches, M.Sc, MCA, MA (Maths) CSE & GA
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)   [M.S], [Ph.D.] B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech all branches, M.Sc, MCA, MA (Maths) ECE & GA
Civil Engineering (CE)   [M.S], [Ph.D.] B.E/B.Tech in Civil Engineering Civil & GA
BioInformatics (BIO)  [M.S], [Ph.D.] M.Sc in fundamental sciences, M.E/M.Tech/B.E/B.Tech in CS/IT/Biotech/BioInformatics/BioMed, MCA  GA
Ph.D
Computational Linguistics (CL) B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech all branches, M.Sc, MCA, MA (Maths) GA
Computational Natural Sciences (CNS) M.Sc in fundamental sciences, M.E/M.Tech/B.E/B.Tech in CS/IT/Biotech/BioInformatics/BioMed, MCA  GA
Spatial Informatics (SI) M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc all branches, MCA, MA (Geography)  GA
Cognitive Science (Cog.Sci.) BE/BTech/MBBS/MD/MA/MSc/MTech or equivalent degree in CogSci/Psychology/Linguistics/Philosophy/Sciences/related disciplines  GA
Human Sciences (HS) M.A. in any discipline of the Humanities or Social Sciences;  M.Sc./M.S./M.Tech with research thesis; B.E./B.Tech with at least five years work experience None

*GA – General aptitude

Date of examination: 4th May, 2024 (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)

Eligible applicants of each programme need to appear for a computer-based examination conducted by IIITH, as shown in the above table. The exam will be held in multiple centers across many cities (List of Centers). The syllabi and details for the exams can be found here.
  • Admission for M.Tech programmes is solely based on the written exam which involves General Aptitude and Subject Tests.
  • M.S & Ph.D. applicants will need to go through an additional interview process. For details click here.
SAARC country nationals are eligible for PGEE and will be treated on par with Indian nationals.

What do I need to do to apply?

You need to register online and fill an application form to appear for the exam by the announced deadline.
Application Fee (Non-refundable): INR 2500/- .
Applications are Closed

Detailed admission process for M.Tech programmes: Click Here

Detailed admission process for Research programmes: Click Here

    Important dates
  • Application Portal Opens: 20th February 2024
  • Application Portal Closes: 1st April 2024
    5th April 2024(Closed)
  • Entrance Exam: 4th May 2024 (02:00 PM to 05:00 PM)
  • Master of Science by Research Interviews (On-Campus): 5th & 6th June 2024
  • Ph.D Interviews (On-Campus): 7th & 8th June 2024
    Announcements
  • 19th April 2024: Admit Cards have been released. Click here to download
  • Entrance Exam Results: Will be declared after two weeks
Updated in May 2024