Details on M.Tech (Rubber Technology) in IIT Kharagpur


M.Tech in Rubber Technology is a rare course in engineering, offered at IIT, Kharagpur. Engineering graduates in streams like Rubber Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Textile Engineering are eligible to apply. One must qualify GATE for admission. Selected candidates must pay Rs. 5000/- per annum as tuition fees.

Course Curriculum of M.Tech Rubber Technology in IIT Kharagpur

Semester - I

  • Industrial Rubber
  • Rubbers Compounding & Reinforcing Materials
  • Elective Subjects
  • Rubber Laboratory I
  • Seminar

Semester - II

  • Rubber Product Manufacturing Technology
  • Industrial Rubber II
  • Rubber Laboratory - II
  • Seminar II

Elective Subjects

  • Comprehensive Viva Voce

Semester – III

  • Thesis -Part I

Semester – IV

  • Thesis -Part II

Elective Subjects

  • Basic Rubber Science
  • Adhesion Science and Technology
  • Characterization of rubber and rubber- like materials
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Software
  • Engineering Design with Rubber
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Introduction to programming and Date Structure
  • Latex and Foam Technology
  • Physical Testing of Rubber
  • Polymer Reaction Engineering and Reactor Design
  • Recent Advances in Rubber Technology
  • Rheology & Processing of Rubbers
  • Rubber Processing Principles
  • Tyre Technology

Brief Description on M.Tech Rubber Technology

M.Tech degree in Rubber Technology exposes students to technical side of rubber processing.  Core subjects like adhesion technology, rubber processing principles, rheology, and foam technology are covered under the course. Other than these subjects, students can pursue subjects offered by other departments like Computer Software, Programming and data structures. Successful completion of the course will help one to work in the job profiles of Engineer, Scientist, etc in firms like HLL Life Care Limited, ISRO, DRDO, etc.

Admission procedure for M.Tech Rubber Technology in IIT, Kharagpur

Engineering degree from a recognized institute is the basic eligibility required to apply for this course. The degree must be obtained with minimum 60% marks in any of the following streams.

  • Production Engineering
  • Production Engineering and Management
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Rubber Technology
  • Plastic and Rubber Technology
  • Computer Applications
  • Textile Engineering and Fibre Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Candidates having master’s degree in Chemistry/Applied Chemistry are also eligible to apply. Eligible candidates must qualify GATE to seek admission to the course. Sponsored candidates and B.Tech graduates can also have admission. Such candidates are exempted from having a valid GATE score. Sponsored candidates must possess minimum 60% marks in qualifying exam where as IIT graduates need to have 80% aggregate marks.

Fee structure for M.Tech Rubber Technology in IIT Kharagpur

First Semester

  • Tuition Fee: Rs. 5000/- per annum
  • Caution Deposit: Rs. 6,000/-
  • Placement Service Fee: Rs. 500/-
  • Insurance: Rs. 650/- per annum
  • Student Brotherhood Fund: Rs. 100/- per annum
  • Other Non Refundable fees: Rs. 6050/- per annum
  • Total Fee for other semesters: Rs. 8,750/-

Fee structure for the course is subjected to change from time to time. It may change according to the norms and policies of IIT, Kharagpur.



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