To be eligible, the candidate has to have a full-time Engineering/Technology degree in relevant branch from a recognized university with aggregate 60% (relaxable by 5% for SC/ST/PwD candidates). Students in the final year of graduation can also apply subject to the following conditions:
- Provided they qualify the above criteria for examinations appeared till date.
- Complete their examination, viva voce, etc, by the time of joining the Institute.
Candidates should take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) conducted by the IITs in order to apply for the programmes.