ISM EE 2017 Eligibility Criteria


ISM EE 2017 Eligibility CriteriaISM EE 2017 Eligibility Criteria – The candidates may check the Eligibility Criteria of ISM EE 2017 from here. Instead of just mentioning only ISM EE Eligibility Criteria, here we have mentioned the Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech Admission in ISM Dhanbad. Even though GATE qualifiers need not appear for entrance examination yet they need to satisfy the admission criteria. Hence it is mentioned below. Minimum marks in the qualifying examination, respective specialisation for each discipline and more ISM EE 2017 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned in the article below.


ISM EE 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The Criteria of Eligibility to be fulfilled by the GATE and Non-GATE candidates is as mentioned below.

Common ISM EE 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit – The upper age limit for the candidates is as below:

  • UR Category Male Candidates – 30 years
  • Female Candidates of All Category – 35 years
  • SC/PC/ST/OBC Candidates – 35 years

Requirement in 10+2 – One of the core subjects in 10+2 must be Mathematics. However, if the candidates did not go through 10+2, the criterion is not applicable.

Degree in Graduation – The Candidate must possess a B.E or B.Tech Degree. It must have been attained from a UGC or AICTE recognized institute.

Score in Qualifying Exam – In the qualifying examination, the CGPA of the general category candidates must not be less than 5.5. However, the same criterion for the candidate belonging to SC/ST category is 5.0.

The minimum mark in qualifying examination criterion is better explained in the table below.

Category Required Minimum CGPA/CPI Required Minimum Percentage of Score
UR/OBC 5.5 on scale of 10 55%
SC/ST 5.0 on scale of 10 50%

For GATE Qualifiers

Apart from the common criteria above, the GATE qualifiers must:

  • Have appeared for the respective Paper for GATE.
  • Possess a valid GATE Scorecard.

For Non-GATE Candidates

  • The Non-GATE candidates will be required to
  • Candidates who appeared for the GATE but did not qualify it are also allowed to apply under Non-GATE category.

ISM EE 2017 Eligibility Criteria – Respective Specialization and GATE Paper

From the table below, the candidates can check the specialization required in qualifying examination to apply for a respective M.Tech course in ISM. 

Course Specialization in QE
Chemical Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Chemical/Petrochemical/
Biochemical/Polymer Science and Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering/Telecommunication/
Electronics and Instrumentation/
Electronics/Electronics and Electrical/Electrical Engineering
Computer Science andEngineering(Specialisation inInformation Security)
Earthquake and Disaster Hazards and Mitigation B.E/B.Tech in Mining Engineering/ Environmental Science and Engineering/Civil Engineering.
M.Sc (2 or 3 yr)/M.Sc.Tech (5 yr)/Integrated M.Sc.Tech in Geophysics/ Applied Geophysics/ Exploration Geophysics/ MarineGeophysics/ Physics/ Applied Physics/ Geology/ Applied Geology/Mathematics/ Applied MathematicsORM.Tech. in Geophysical Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Electronics/ Electronics &
Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics &
Instrumentation/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering
RF and Microwave Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Electronics Engineering/ Electronics &
Communication/Electronics & Telecommunication.
Engineering Geology B.E/B.Tech in Civil Engineering
M.Sc/M.Sc.Tech in Geology/Applied Geology/Geoscience/Marine Geology
M.Sc./M.Sc.Tech./M.Tech in Applied Geology/integrated M. Tech in Geological Technology.Note: Candidates will colour blindness are ineligible as per the rules of IS MEE 2017 Eligibility Criteria.
Environmental Science and Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Environmental/
Civil/Chemical/Mining/Mechanical/Mineral/ Agriculture/Biotechnology/ComputerScience/Metallurgical/Fuel & Mineral/Material Science/MiningMachinery/Petrochemical/Petroleum Engineering.
M.Sc. Degree in Environmental Science/ Physics/Chemistry/Zoology/Botany/Geology/Geography/Mathematics/ Statistics/Microbiology/Atmospheric Science/Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/Earth Science/Geochemistry/Geophysics/Meteorology/ Remote Sensing and GIS
M.Sc.Tech in Environmental Science /Petrochemical/Biotechnology/Atmospheric Science/Geophysics/Remote Sensing andGIS/ Meteorology
M.Phil in Environmental Science/Physics/ Chemistry/Botany/Zoology/Geology
Fuel Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Mineral/Mining/Metallurgy/ Chemical/Mechanical/Ceramic Engineering
Geometics B.E/B.Tech in Mining/Environmental Science & Engineering/Civil Engineering/ Geomatics/Geo Informatics/GeoSciences/Remote Sensing/Computer Science/Information Technology
M.Sc.Tech. in Applied Geology/Applied Geophysics
M.Sc. in Geospatial Sciences/GIS/ Geography (with at least 60% marks inMathematics at grad level)Note: Engineers will be given preference over candidates with science background.
Industrial Engineering and Management B.E/B.Tech in any branch of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (Specialisation in Design Engineering) B.E/B.Tech in Production/Aerospace Engineering/Mechanical/
Mechanical Engineering (Specialisation in Maintenance Engineering and Tribology)
Mechanical Engineering (Specialisation in Manufacturing Engineering)
Mechanical Engineering (Specialization in Thermal Engineering)
Mineral Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Mineral/Mining/Metallurgy/
Mechanical/Chemical EngineeringORAMIE in Mineral
Mineral Exploration M.Sc/M.Sc.Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology/Geoscience/Marine Geology
M.Sc/M.Sc.Tech/M.Tech in Applied Geology/Integrated M.Tech in Geological Technology
Note: Candidates with colour blindness are ineligible.
Mining Engineering with Specialisation in Mine Planning & Design/Rock Excavation Engineering/Openast Mining/Mine Mechanization

B.E/B.Tech in Mining/Opencast Mining/Mining Machinery Engineering/Civil/ Mechanical/ElectricalEngineering
M.Sc.Tech in Geology with minimum of 60% marks in Mathematics at graduate level


  • Engineering candidates will be preferred over candidates with science background.
  • Candidates with colour blindness are ineligible.
Mining Machinery Engineering B. E/B.Tech in Mechanical/Mining Machinery/Mining/Automobile Engineering.
Note: Females and candidates with colour blindness are ineligible for this course
Opencast Mining B.E/B.Tech in Mining/Opencast Mining/Mining Machinery Engineering/Civil / Mechanical/ElectricalEngineering (with experience of minimum 3 years in surface mining)
M.Sc.Tech in Geology/Applied Geology with 60% marks inMathematics at graduate level and at least three years working experience, in surface mining.Note:

  • Engineering candidates will be preferred over candidates with science background.
  • Candidates with colour blindness are ineligible.
Petroleum Engineering B. E/B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering/ Applied Petroleum Engineering/Gas Engineering/Petroleum Management/Petroleum Studies/Petroleum Technology/ Petroleum Science/PetroleumScience and Engineering/Petroleum Refining/Petrochemical Engineering.
Note: As per ISM EE 2017 Eligibility Criteria, candidates with colour blindness are ineligible.
Petroleum Exploration M.Sc/M.Sc.Tech. degree in Geology/AppliedGeology/Geoscience/Marine Geology
M.Sc./M.Sc.Tech./M.Tech in Applied Geology/Integrated M.Tech. in Geological Technology.
M.Sc./M.Sc.Tech in Geophysics/Applied Geophysics/Exploration Geophysics/ Marine Geophysics with any two of Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry in B.Sc. levelM.Sc./M.Sc.Tech. in Applied GeophysicsNote: Candidates with colour blindness/ are ineligible
Power Electronics and Electrical Drives B.E/B.Tech in Electrical / Electronics/Electrical &
Electronics /Electrical & Communication/Electronics &
Communication/Instrumentation/Electronics & Instrumentation/PowerElectronics & Drives
Power system Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Mine Electrical Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Electrical Engineering
Structural Engineering B.E./B.Tech in Civil Engineering
Tunnelling and Underground space Technology B.E/B.Tech in Mining/Opencast Mining/Mining Machinery/Civil/Mechanical Engineering.
M.Sc.Tech. in Applied Geology Notes:

  • Engineering candidates will be preferred over candidates with science background.
  • Candidates with colour blindness are ineligible.

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