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Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Madras

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Madras
I.I.T Post Office
Madras, Tamil Nadu
Phone-No: 044- 2257 8133
Fax: 044-2257 0509
Email: Website:
Establish: 1959
About College:

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959.

Course Name:

Integrated MA in Development Studies [Organizes HSEE- 2020]

Integrated MA in English Studies [Organizes HSEE- 2020]


Candidates applying for HSEE-2020 must have passed any one of the following qualifying examinations for the first time in 2019 or should be appearing in 2020.

      The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (

      Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

      Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.

      Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

      Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.

      H.S.C. vocational examination.

      Class XII skill courses of CBSE.

      General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

      High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination.

In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.

Percentage of Marks in Qualifying Examination

Candidates belonging to the General, GEN-EWS and OBC-NCL category must secure a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination. Candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD categories must secure a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination. Where only letter grades are mentioned in the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent marks, and submit it at the time of joining. In case the candidate does not provide such a certificate, the decision of the HSEE admission committee regarding his/her eligibility shall be final.

Date of Birth

Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1995 are eligible for HSEE-2020. However, in the case of SC, ST and PwD candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e., candidates belonging to SC, ST, and PwD and born on or after October 01, 1990 are eligible. The date of birth as recorded in the High School (10th std./12th Std.) first Board/ Pre-University Certificate will be taken as authentic. Candidates must produce a scanned copy of this certificate along with the completed Application Form as proof of their age and at the time of admission original certificate has to be produced failing which they will be disqualified.

How to Apply:


Application for HSEE-2020 is only through online mode. The procedure is given below. Candidate needs access to a computer with Internet connection and a printer.

I.             Registration: Log on to the site and select from the menu “Apply Online” and follow the instructions on the site. Enter all the data as per the instructions. The site will prompt to save the data on the system when necessary.

II.           Upload scanned (a) Photograph, (b) Signatures and (c) Supporting Documents:

Photograph: The scanned image of photograph should be in jpg/jpeg format only. The size of the photo image must be greater than 15 kb and less than 40 kb and the dimension of the photo image should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5cm (height) only.

Signatures: The scanned images of signature should be in jpg/jpeg format only. The size of the signature image must be greater than 10 kb and less than 30 kb and the dimension of signature image should be 3.5 cm (length) x 1.5 (height) only.

Supporting Documents: Scanned images of 10th Certificate/10+2 certificate (if available)/Date of Birth Certificate/GEN-EWS-Undertaking/OBC-NCL-Undertaking/SC/ ST/PwD category certificate (if applicable) should be in jpg/jpeg format only. After successfully entering the data, click the 'finalize' button. After this, the details cannot be edited.

III.          Examination Fee: Candidates must pay the examination fee as applicable is through Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/Indian Bank challan that will be generated during the process of application. The examination fee for SC, ST, PwD candidates is Rs. 1200/- and for all other candidates it is Rs. 2400/-. Additionally, the service charges of the Bank will be Rs.40/-.

IV.          Payment by Indian Bank e-challan: A bank challan of Indian Bank will be generated during the online process of application. The candidate has to go to any branch of the Indian Bank along with a printed challan and pay the fee. The candidate must verify that the application numbers on both the copies of the challans are the same as that in the application.

Check the challan details at the specified places in the application: Challan No.; Branch Code; Transaction No./Journal No.; Date of Payment. Ensure that the seal of the bank branch and the signature of the banker are affixed on the challan in the space provided.

V.            Payment by Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card: The candidate has to select the option to pay the application fee and follow the online instructions to complete the payment. After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the acknowledgement page.

Closing Date:

Online Application and Payment of Examination Fee - Starts: 11th December, 2019

      Payment Option A: Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card – Starts

      Payment Option B: Indian Bank Challan - Starts

Last Date for submission of online application

1) For payment made by Option A - Ends: 22nd January, 2020

2) For payment made by Option B (step -2 must have been completed by January 22, 2020) - Ends: 23rd January, 2020


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