IIT Madras is one of the most active top rung academic institutions of the country. IIT-M has been on the innovation way in offering different courses. The reputed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Madras is offering M.Tech. in Clinical Engineering for the year 2011-12. The course will be conducted in collaboration with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) and Christian Medical College (CMC). Department of Biotechnology of IIT Madras shall take part in conducting the program. The classes, practical ans lab work will be jointly conducted by all the three institutes. Selection of candidates will be based on the performance in separate entrance test and interview. Following are details eligibility and application procedure:
Eligibility for M.Tech Clinical Engineering: Applicants should have B.E./ B.Tech.Or any other relevant and appropriate four year course. Subject should be included in the GATE subjects such as AE, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, IT, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF, and XE. Life Sciences (XL) candidates are not eligible as BT (Biotechnology) paper is available separately.
Interested candidates can fill online application forms at http://www.biotech.iitm.ac.in/dr.gk/application.php . You should take a print out of application after filling it completely. Printed forms should be sent along with relevant copies of certificates and a DD for Rs. 200 (Rs. 100 for SC/ ST/PWD candidates) by speed post to 'The Institute Coordinator, Joint Programmes with SCTIMST and CMC, Department of Biotechnology, BJMSB building, IIT Madras, Chennai- 600036'.
Last date for receipt of filled in application form is 7th April 2011.
Department of Biotechnology of IIT Madras also offering Ph.D. (Biomedical Devices and Technology). Eligibility for this program is M.E. / M. Tech. / M.S. (Engineering) / B.Tech. with the same eligibility conditions for IIT Madras Ph.D. Entrance Test / M.Sc. Physics. For other details, see http://www.biotech.iitm.ac.in/mcephd/?q=node/8.