M.Tech Product Design and Management program has multiple channels of admission: PGEE, GATE, CEED, STARTUP and INDUSTRY / SELF - SPONSORED.

Channels

The Post Graduate Entrance Exam (PGEE) is a computer-based examination conducted by IIITH. The exam will be held in multiple centres across many cities (List of Centers) .

Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Design / Science or equivalent (4-year program after 10+2 years) of education (or) Master’s degree in Science / Computer Applications (2-year program after 10+2+3 years) of education with a minimum of 60% or equivalent grade
  • At least one year industry/Internship experience in Product Development is required.

Important Dates:

  • PGEE Exam Date: 6th May, 2023 (9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)
  • PDM applicants should write PGEE - CSE exam. For syllabus, please click here
  • SAARC country nationals are eligible for PGEE and will be treated on par with Indian nationals.

Fee Details:

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2023-24 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 2500 (Non-refundable)

Scholarships:

  • Monthly Stipend will be given to eligible candidates.

Selection Process:

  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on the Post Graduate Entrance Exam(PGEE).

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The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science for admission into the Masters Program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Design / Science or equivalent (4-year program after 10+2 years) of education (or) Master’s degree in Science / Computer Applications (2-year program after 10+2+3 years) of education with a minimum of 60% or equivalent grade
  • Applicants must have qualified GATE score. They may submit the score from either of the years (2022, 2023).
  • At least one year industry/Internship experience in Product Development is required.

Important Dates:

  • Applications Status: Open

Fee Details:

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2023-24 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 2000 (Non-refundable)

Scholarships:

  • Monthly Stipend will be given to eligible candidates

Selection Process:

  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on the information provided in the application
  • Shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview

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The Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) exam conducted by IIT Bombay is a qualifying examination for admissions into Masters and Ph.D programs in design across India's premier institutes.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Design / Science or equivalent (4-year program after 10+2 years) of education (or) Master’s degree in Science / Computer Applications (2-year program after 10+2+3 years) of education with a minimum of 60% or equivalent grade
  • Applicants must have (CEED 2023) score
  • At least one year industry/Internship experience in Product Development is required.

Important Dates:

  • Applications Status: Open

Fee Details:

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2023-24 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 2000 (Non-refundable)

Scholarships:

  • Monthly Stipend will be given to eligible candidates

Selection Process:

  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on the information provided in the application
  • Shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview

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Startup founders or professionals with a startup idea or planning to build a startup can join the program to acquire product design/management knowledge and apply it to their startup idea, curate, validate, build, and take early customers through this M.Tech in Product Design and Management program

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Design / Science or equivalent (4-year program after 10+2 years) of education (or) Master’s degree in Science / Computer Applications (2-year program after 10+2+3 years) of education with a minimum of 60% or equivalent grade
  • At least one year industry/Internship experience in Product Development is required.

Important Dates:

  • Applications Status: Open

Application Process:

  • The application process will be as per a typical early-stage startup or accelerator process. Applicant must fill an application form consisting of Problem Statement, opportunity, solution, competitive position, market segment, market sizing, and market plan approaches and Founder Profile (background, knowledge on Technology, appreciation of the need for design, interest in entrepreneurship).

Fee Details:

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2023-24 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 2000 (Non-refundable)

Scholarships:

  • Monthly Stipend will be given to eligible candidates

Selection Process:

  • Initial screening based on meeting minimum criteria and completion of application forms, and the presence of a complete startup idea
  • Application will be reviewed in detail followed by an initial phone conversation with the applicant to validate the forms
  • Interview to analyze startup idea, founder's intent, and aptitude towards product entrepreneurship
  • Candidates with prior experience in industry interested in establishing a startup, will go through the startup curation process.

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This channel is for technology product companies or innovation groups in technology services companies to sponsor their associates or for candidates (based on established eligibility criteria) to self-sponsor themselves for the M.Tech product Design and Management program. "Candidates admitted in this channel may pursue the course concurrently with their work".

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Design / Science or equivalent (4-year program after 10+2 years) of education (or) Master’s degree in Science / Computer Applications (2-year program after 10+2+3 years) of education with a minimum of 60% or equivalent grade
  • Mid-level tech professionals from product development, solution development, product delivery, development management, product management, product delivery and architects. With a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience and at least 2 years of intensive technical product or innovation-intensive projects.

Important Dates:

  • Applications Status: Open

Application Process:

  • The application form will capture the background of the applicant (technology experience, product experience, experience interacting with customers, and an essay stating the aspirations to do this program) and company profile (background, technology, products, and markets with a case on how the program will help the candidate contribute better to the company).
  • Applicants need to submit the company's sponsorship letter (for Industry sponsored candidates) during the application or the admission process.

Fee Details:

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2023-24 is listed on this page.
  • Industry students may pursue the program with minimum 8 credits, will follow the PGSSP fee structure listed on this page
  • Application Fee: INR 2000 (Non-refundable)

Selection Process:

  • Screening of the applicants is based on meeting minimum criteria and completion of application forms Applicants need to submit the company's sponsorship letter (for Industry sponsored candidates) during the application or the admission process.
  • Phone conversation with the applicant to validate the forms and the sponsoring organization (if needed)
  • Shortlisted applicants shall be called for an interview to gauge their aptitude towards product design and management

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