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RGIPT M.Tech. Admission Notice-2019 Extended Last Date: June 19, 2019 (Wednesday)

The institute invites application for admission in a 2-year M.Tech. Programme in the following disciplines for the session commencing in July-2019 (Academic Session 2019-20).

  • M.Tech in Renewable Energy (Seats - 12)
  • M.Tech in Power and Energy Systems Engineering (Seats - 12)
  • M.Tech in Energy Science and Technology (Seats - 12)

Eligibility for Regular Category

  1. B. Tech / B. Engg in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Petroleum Technology & Chemical Engineering or Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree* with minimum 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (55% marks or 5.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD Candidates)

  2. *Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Ceramic and Glass Technology, Chemical Technology, Electrochemical Engineering, Oil Technology, Paint Technology, Plastic Technology, Polymer Technology, Rubber Technology or Petrochemical Engineering. Students with degrees with other subjects/nomenclature are not eligible to apply


  3. GATE / Non-GATE candidates’ entry criteria:
    For candidates with valid GATE score, shortlisting for interview will depend on the cut-off score decided for each program.
  4. For candidates WITHOUT GATE score (essentially the sponsored candidates), for academic year 2019-20, selection will be through a written exam and/or interview. Decision to conduct this written exam to be made depending on the number of GATE applicants in the program.

    Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test and interview. Final selection will be made based on the performance in written test/interview, GATE score and previous academic performances taken together.

Eligibility for Sponsorship Cateogory

Sponsorship basis: Valid GATE score is not required. These candidates will have to qualify in a subject-wise written test/interview. Such candidates will not be eligible for M.Tech. scholarship. The candidate should have worked for the sponsoring organization for at least two years and need to submit a No Objection Certificate, leave approval for at least two years and the company should guarantee continued employment during the period of study.

Important Dates

Opening date of application submission2nd May 2019 (Thursday)
Closing date of application submission10th June 2019 (Monday)
Extended Last date of application submission19th June 2019 (Wednesday)
Declaration of list of candidates shortlisted for interview20th June 2019 (Thursday)
Interview dates1st July 2019 (Monday)
First list: Announcement of candidates selected2nd July 2019 (Tuesday)
Last date of fee remittance for confirming admission3rd July 2019 (Wednesday)
Announcement of second list of candidates (if required)10th July 2019 (Wednesday)
Last date of fee remittance for confirming admission (2nd List)18th July 2019 (Thursday)
Joining date22nd July 2019 (Monday)
Program Inauguration & Orientation program25th July 2019 (Thursday)

Application Fee (Non Refundable)

Non-refundable Application fee should be submitted before filling of application form. Payment of the application fee should be made through NEFT/RTGS.

Rs.400/-(Four hundred only) for GEN and OBC Applicants

Rs.200/-(Two hundred only) for SC, ST, PwD & Women Applicants


Reservation policy as per the GOI directives will be applicable. The certificate for SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PwD must be submitted in the specified format. The formats can be downloaded from the following links:

Financial Assistance

GATE qualified students who are admitted to the M.Tech program will receive a monthly assistantship of Rs.12,400/- per month for four semesters only.

Admission Procedure

Shortlisted candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be called at RGIPT, Bengaluru/ Bengaluru campus for a written test & interview. All selected General/OBC candidates called for the written test & interview will be reimbursed to & Fro fare of sleeper class train by shortest route after joining their respective programme.

However, all SC/ST/PwD/Female candidates called for the written test & interview will be reimbursed to & Fro fare of sleeper class train by shortest route through A/c. Payee cheque which will be sent to their given address on TE Claim Form.

Reimbursement for travel by other modes shall be limited to sleeper class train fare by shortest route. Candidates have to produce Railway/Bus ticket in support of their claim.


  1. Self-attested copy of GATE Score Card,
  2. Copies of class 10th and 12th mark sheets and passing certificates with original,
  3. Copies of the first, second, third and fourth year’s mark sheets & graduation degree with original,
  4. Work experience certificate (If any),
  5. Copy of valid caste certificates as per the central list for OBC/SC/ST category with original,
  6. In respect of OBC category, bring a Non-Creamy Layer Certificate and a self-declaration (To be signed by candidate) form. “Attached as Annexure-I”.
  7. Copy of valid certificates for physically handicapped category with original.
  8. Sponsership Certificate and Employer Consent should be sent for sponsored candidate “Attached as Annexure-II”.

How To Apply

Admission Form should be submitted online before the last date as specified under “Important Dates” by paying necessary application fee. Candidates are need to bring all the documentary evidences in original (testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience and research/professional experience) along with a self attested photocopy of each at the time of interview.

Mode of Payment

NEFT Transaction
Applicants can pay application fee through NEFT transactions. Bank account details of the Institute for NEFT transaction are given below:

Beneficiary Name Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Bangalore
Type of A/c Saving Account
Account No. 50441574197
IFSC/RTGS Code ALLA 0212547
Branch Code 0212547
Branch No 136, SLV Arcade, Dr Raj Kumar Road,
First Block, Rajaji nagar, Bangalore 560010

Demand Draft
Application fee payment can be made through Demand Draft (DD) of Rs.400/- (Rs.200/- for SC/ST/PwD/Female candidates) drawn in favour of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, payable at Bangalore. The candidate should write his/her Name, Address, Phone number, and Email ID on the back side of the Demand Draft.

Online Application

Eligible candidates should apply Online for admission by filling up online application form given on below link:

After filling the application form, the system will generate Application form (pdf file) and the applicants are required to save a copy of the same. Print out of duly filled and signed (by the candidate) Application form, along with the copy of payment (NEFT transaction) receipt/Demand Draft and all other necessary documents must be submitted at the time of Interview. The extended last date of submission of online Application is Wednesday, 19th June, 2019. Applications submitted without application fee will be summarily rejected.

Contact Details

Administration Office
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology,
Nirman Bhavan 3rd floor
Dr Rajkumar Road, Rajajinagar I Block,
Bangalore - 560010
Email: admissionblr@rgipt.ac.in

For Technical Support – +91-9900759900

For Academic Related Query – +91-8884195098
Timings: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(On all working days- Monday to Friday)