M.Tech Product Design and Management program has multiple channels of admission: GATE, CEED, STARTUP and INDUSTRY / SELF - SPONSORED. Candidates with product development experience are given preference. Shortlisted Candidates will go through an interview process.

Channels

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 past 2 years (2020, 2021).
  • At least one year industry experience in Product Development is required (May be waived for fresh graduates with product design internship experience - especially ICT related products).

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: 10th November 2021

Fee Details:

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2021-22 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 1,500 (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

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 2021) score
  • At least one year industry experience in Product Development is required (May be waived for fresh graduates with product design internship experience - especially ICT related products).

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: 10th November 2021

Fee Details:

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2021-22 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 1,500 (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

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 experience in Product Development is required (May be waived for fresh graduates with product design internship experience - especially ICT related products).

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: 10th November 2021

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 2021-22 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 1,500 (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.

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 in a PART-TIME mode.

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:

  • Application Deadline: 10th November 2021

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 2021-22 is listed on this page.
  • Application Fee: INR 1,500 (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