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Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Kharagpur
Kharagpur, West Bengal
Phone-No: 91-3222-255221
Fax: 91-3222-255303
Email: Website:

About College:

The history of the IIT system dates back to 1946 when a committee was set up by Hon'ble Sir Jogendra Singh, Member of the Viceroy's Executive Council, Department of Education, Health and Agriculture to consider the setting up of Higher Technical Institutions for post war industrial development in India. The 22 member committee headed by Sri N.R.Sarkar, in its report, recommended the establishment of four Higher Technical Institutions in the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern regions, possibly on the lines of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, with a number of secondary institutions affiliated to it. The report also urged the speedy establishment of all the four institutions with the ones in the East and the West to be started immediately. The committee also felt that such institutes would not only produce undergraduates but they should be engaged in research, producing research workers and technical teachers as well.

Course Name:

Masters in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) [Offered by: School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur]

Duration: 3 Years


The eligibility criterion for admission to MMST students is MBBS Degree recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI) with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate and having passed mathematics at +2 level (even as additional subject) or from any recognized Open University. Seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC(Non creamy layer) candidates and persons with disability (PwD) as per Govt. of India rules.

Mode of Selection

MMST students - The selection is strictly based on the performance of the candidates in the written test of 2 hours duration. The candidate needs to answer 120 questions, out of which 75 questions are from the MBBS syllabi. The remaining questions are equally distributed to cover the syllabi of +2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each correct answer carries one mark and each wrong answer carries negative 0.25 marks.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure:

MMST 2019 application is to be submitted by an ONLINE process by accessing the website from 19 April 2019 till 06 May 2019. The candidate should first pay the Application Fee by obtaining a Demand Draft drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur on any nationalised bank payable at Kharagpur, West Bengal. The draft details, soft copy of photo and signature are required while filling up the ONLINE application form after successful submission of data. The Demand Draft along with submitted application form must be sent by speed post/courier so as to reach by 10 May 2019 to The Head, School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721302.

Following additional documents should be sent along with the printed Application Form:

1.     Attested copy of EWS/OBC (Non-creamy)/SC/ST/PD certificate (if applicable)

2.     Attested copies of MBBS Degree (recognized by MCI) with mark sheet of all yearsas a proof of obtaining a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.

3.     Attested copy of proof of having studied Mathematics at +2 level (even as an additional subject)

Application Fees

Rs.1500/- for General/OBC Male/Transgender candidates and Rs.750/- for all Female or SC/ST/PwD candidates.

Closing Date:

Commencement of Online Application: 19th April, 2019

Website closure for submission of Online Application Form and Hard copy must reach The Head, School of Medical Science & Technology, IIT Kharagpur: 6th May, 2019

Date of Examination: 25th May, 2019 (Saturday) at 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Venue: Kolkata and Bengaluru)


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