List of Material Science Entrance Exams


The academic course on material science is offered as a master’s level program. Those aspirants who have passed Physics, Chemistry or other appropriate subject at degree level are eligible to apply for postgraduate course in Material Science. The norms and conditions of admission procedure may vary according to the University. The admission process of certain Universities is based on the marks of the graduation where as some others conduct entrance exams for the selection process. The basic eligibility to undergo research in material science is to have master’s degree in the same. Some Universities grant meritorious students with scholarship programs.

Post Graduate Level

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test
  • Annamalai University M.Sc Entrance Examination
  • Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM)
  • Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
  • Devi Ahilya University Common Entrance Test
  • West Bengal University of Technology Entrance Test

Doctorate Level

  • Sardar Patel University PhD Entrance Exam
  • JNU PhD Entrance Exam
  • Anna University Center for Research PhD Entrance Test

List of Institutions that Participate in these Entrance test

  • Yogi Vemana University
  • Sardar Patel University
  • Gulbarga University
  • Mangalore University
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • Devi Ahilya University
  • Solapur University
  • Pondicherry University
  • Anna University
  • Bharathiar University
  • West Bengal University of Technology

Exam Pattern of the Material Science Entrance Exams

The exam pattern of the entrance test for postgraduate courses includes two parts. The first comprises questions on mathematics, reasoning, and English language. The second section of the entrance test includes questions based on the stream of study in graduation. The first section evaluates the analytical strength of the students where as the second section measures the knowledge of the candidate in the concerned subject of study. The Entrance exam for Doctor of Philosophy courses is solely based on the topics of master’s program undertaken by the candidate. Along with multiple-choice questions, the entrance test for PhD programs may also include descriptive type questions.

Application Procedure for Material Science Entrance Exams

The forms for application can be obtained through the centers mentioned in the advertisement. The candidate has to fill up the application after reading the instructions mentioned in the notification. Filled application along with necessary documents must be posted to the concerned address. Another option is to submit application through online method. In both cases, the applicant has to pay a specific amount as application fee.  Fee must be paid before submitting the application.



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