Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) Admission 2020: Courses, Eligibility, Cut Off

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The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology is a public institute, which came into existence in 1952. The institute is approved by AICTE, UGC and NAAC. The institute is functioning from its campus located at located at Girinagar, Next to Khadakwasla Dam, Pune in the state of Maharashtra

DIAT institute offers an M.Tech course under 12 departments with a total of 26 specializations,for which admissions are on the basis of the GATE entrance exam. Furthermore, DIAT offers a Ph.D programme under 8 research areas.

The placement record of the institute has been decent, Bharat Dynamics, DRDO, Solar Semiconductor, TATA Power, Whirlpool, are some of its notable recruiters. 

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DIAT Highlights 2020

Name of Institute Defence Institute of Advanced Technology 
Institute Type Deemed to be University.
Application mode Online
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance Exam
Entrance Exam GATE
Scholarship Yes

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology Application Process

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology Application Process: 

  • Candidates have to apply online through the official website
  • Application fee [Rs.500/- for General and OBC candidates (250/- for SC/ST, women, PWD candidates) per programme (specialization) is required to be paid through online or by Demand Draft drawn in favour of Vice Chancellor, DIAT, Pune, payable at Pune
  • The application has to be uploaded as per the instructions provided in the admission notice/website.
  • A print out of the application acknowledgement generated by the system after upload of application has to be forwarded in a sealed envelope superscribed with the name of the Program to the Deputy Registrar (Academics),
  • These documents should reach DIAT latest by the prescribed date in the admission notice. Application will be processed only on receipt of the acknowledgement with DD.
  • Candidates seeking admission to more than one program (specialization) need to apply separately.

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
Ph.D. Application Last DateDec 10, 2019

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology M.Tech Admission 2020

DIAT offers M.Tech under 12 departments with a total of 26 specialisations. The duration of each programme is 2 years. The total intake for the course is 471 seats.

Admissions are on the basis of the GATE entrance exam, along with fulfillment of basic eligibility criteria, viz at least 55% of marks or 5.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) in Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized Institute/University.

Duration 2 Years
Specializations 26
Intake 471
Entrance Exam GATE

Eligibility Criteria

Programme Specialization Eligibility Criteria Intake
Aerospace Engineering Guided Missiles B.E./B. Tech. degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical or AeSI/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Electronics and Communication from recognized university .  50
Air Armament (Only for MoD sponsored) Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical/ Mechanical Engineering of a recognized Institute/University 
UAVs  B.E./B.Tech. degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical or AeSI/ Mechanical/ Electronics/ Electrical/ Electronics and Communication from recognized university
Mechanical Engineering Marine Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Marine Engg of a recognized Institute / University 75
Armament and Combat Vehicles (ACV) B.E/B. Tech degree in Mechanical / Production / Automobile Engg disciplines from recognized University
Robotics * (Interdisciplinary) B.E/B. Tech degree in Mechanical / Electronics / Electrical / Computer Science & Engg/ Aerospace Engg disciplines from recognized University
Mechanical System Design B.E/B. Tech degree in Mechanical / Production Engineering disciplines from recognized University
Computer Science & Engineering Cyber Security BE/B.Tech. in Computer Science/ Electronics/ Electrical/ Communication/Information Technology 25
Software Engg. BE/B. Tech. In any branch of Engineering/MCA 
Artificial Intelligence BE/B. Tech. in Computer Science/ Electronics/ Electrical/ Communication/Information Technology 24
Modeling & SImulation The candidate must have qualified from a recognized Institute / University in Bachelors Degree in Engineering / Technology / OR MSc / MS degree in CS /IT / Mathematics/ Physics /Electronics .Provided mathematics is one of the subjects at the graduate level and Proficiency in computer programming is essential. 25
Sensor Technology Master degree in Physics/Applied Physics/Electronics/ Electronic Science / Photonics or equivalent OR a B.E. / B. Tech / B. Sc (Engineering) degree in Electrical/Electronics/ Instrumentation / Electrical & Electronics/Electrical & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics and Communication Engg./ Engg. Physics/ Nanotechnology/ Industrial Engineering/ Instrumentation & Control. 25
Lasers and Electronics  Master degree in Physics/Applied Physics/Electronics/ Electronic Science / Photonics or equivalent OR a B.E. / B. Tech / B. Sc (Engineering) degree in Electronics/ Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics and Communication Engg./ Computer Science/ Engg. Physics/ Optical Engg./ Electrical/ Instrumentation / Optics & opto-electronics/ Electrical & Communication
Electronics & Communication Engineering Radar & Communication B. E. / B.Tech degree in Electronics & Communication / Electronics/Communication/Telecommunication/ Engineering from any recognized university 75
Defence Electronics Systems (DES) B.E./B.Tech degree in Electronics/ Communication/ Instrumentation/ Telecommunication Engineering from any recognized university. The core intake will be sponsored candidates from Defence R&D Organisation as DRDO, DGOF, Public Sector Undertakings and service officers who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned above. 
Signal Processing & Communication B. E. / B.Tech degree in Electronics & Communication/ Electronics/ Communication /Telecommunication Engineering from any recognized university.
Wireless Networks & Applications  B. E. / B. Tech degree in Electronics / Electrical / Communication / Telecommunication / Electronics & Instrumentation / E & TC Engineering/ Computer Engineering / Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology / Instrumentation Engineering
Navigation Systems B. E. / B. Tech degree in Electronics / Electrical / Communication / Telecommunication / Electronics & Instrumentation / E & TC Engineering / Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology / Instrumentation Engineering 
VLSI & Embedded Systems (In collaboration with NIELIT, Calicut) B. E. / B. Tech degree in Electronics / Electrical / Communication / Telecommunication / Electronics & Instrumentation / E & TC Engineering / Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology / Instrumentation Engineering
Opto Electronics & Communication Systems. Optical Communication & Photonics Master degree in Physics/ Applied Physics/ Electronics/ Electronic Science / Photonics or equivalent OR a B.E. / B. Tech / B. Sc (Engineering) degree in Electronics / Electrical & Electronics / Electronics and Communication Engg./ Computer Science/ Engg. Physics/ Optical Engg. / Optics & optoelectronics/ Electrical/Electrical & Communication 24
Technology Management. B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc or equivalent from a recognized university / Institution of India. 25
Material Science & Chemical Technology Materials Science and Technology B.E./B.Tech or equivalent in Metallurgy / materials Science/ Materials Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Production / Ceramic Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ manufacturing Engineering/ Polymer Engineering/ Nanotechnology/ Electrical/ Electronics Engineering/ Corrosion Science ; M.Sc or equivalent in Physics/ Chemistry/Environmental Science/Applied Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/ Marine Architecture 75
Chemical Science and Tech M.Sc. in any branch of Chemistry, BE/B.Tech in Chemical Engineering or Chemical Technology or BE / B.Tech (Polymer/ Textile / Petrochemical / Nanotechnology /Biotechnology/ Environmental Engineering) /M. Sc or Equivalent Degree in any Branch of Chemistry / Environmental Science.
Energetic Materials & Polymers
Materials Engineering B.E./B.Tech or equivalent in Metallurgy / Materials Science/ Materials Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Production / Ceramic Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ manufacturing Engineering/ Polymer Engineering/ Nanotechnology; Electrical/ Electronics Engineering/ Corrosion Science M.Sc or equivalent in Physics/ Chemistry/Environmental Science/Applied Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/ Marine Architecture 24
Corrosion Technology 24

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology M.Tech Selection Criteria 2020

Admissions to the M.Tech programme are on the basis of GATE scorecard. Furthermore, candidates must fulfill the basic eligibility criteria for selection.

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology Ph.D Admission 2020

DIAT offers admission to Ph.D (full-time) in the area of Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics,Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technology Management.

Admission to Ph.D. will be based on the performance in the written entrance test which is conducted by the department concerned followed by a personal interview.

Eligibility Criteria

Department Eligibility Criteria

Applied Chemistry

Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA/DGPA. A relaxation of 5 % of marks may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non creamy-layer) / PWD - (Divyang) categories.

Applied Mathematics

Applied Physics

Computer Science & Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Technology Management

FAQs

Ques. Where is DIAT located ?

Ans. DIAT is located at Girinagar, Next to Khadakwasla Dam, Pune in the state of Maharashtra.

Ques. Does the College of Engineering provide hostel facilities to students?

Ans. Yes, the College of Engineering provides hostel facilities to their students. They also have a cafeteria on campus.

Ques. Who are the recruiters at this College?

Ans. Bharat Dynamics, DRDO, Solar Semiconductor, TATA Power, Whirlpool, are some of its notable recruiters.

Ques. What programmes does DIAT offers?

Ans. DIAT offers M.Tech under 26 specialisations and Ph.D under eight research areas.

DIAT, Pune Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
M.Tech1.45 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Pass in Graduation + GATE
Ph.D25,000 (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation
COURSEADMISSION LINK
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering, M.Phil/Ph.D in Science, Admission Link

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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