Defence Institute of Advanced Technology-PG Admission 2017

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology - Admission to Post Graduate Programmes 2017

Department of Defence Research & Development, / Ministry of Defence, Government of India

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology

(Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956)

Category "A" declared by MHRD, Government of India and Accredited by NAAC

Girinagar P.O., PUNE -411025, Maharashtra, India,


Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) is a Technological Institute of National repute of MoD/DRDO for higher learning. The Institute imparts education and training in the Advanced Technologies used forTri-services, DRDO, DPSU's etc.

The main focus of the institute is to evolve as an Innovative Unique Education/ Training and Research University to develop indigenous contemporary defence related technologies and also to provide technological solutions to the Services. DIAT is committed to generate high quality and talented human recourse in broad areas of Defence Technologies to cater the needs of DRDO, Armed Forces and other Defence establishments. The PG programmes designed to include course of study, seminars, industry tours, Practice School and project/ thesis in association with DRDO/DPSU and other agencies through which a student may develop his/her concepts and intellectual skills. Project works at DRDO laboratories, Industries and Student exchange with foreign universities are contemplated. Above all, the students should have a capacity for free and objectives enquiry, courage and integrity, awareness and sensitivity to the needs and aspirations of society.

DIAT announces admissions to the following Post Graduate programmes for the academic year 2017 -18, to eligible Indian citizens


M. Tech Programmes

1 Aerospace Engineering

2 Modelling and Simulation

3 Computer Science and Engineering

4 Electronics & Communication Engineering

5 Technology Management

6 Materials Engineering

7 Corrosion Technology

8 Mechanical Engineering

9 Sensor Technology (ST)

10 Laser and Electro-Optics (LEOC)

11 Material Science and Chemical Technology

12 Opto Electronics & Communication Systems

B MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc.) PROGRAMME : M.Sc in Food Technology (Only for Candidates Sponsored by PSUs or Industry) In association with DFRL, Mysore (DRDO)

C POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME : PG Diploma in Fire Engineering and Integrated Safety (Only for Candidates Sponsored by PSUs or Industry) In association with CFEES New Delhi, (DRDO)


Qualification :- Candidates who are desirous to join the above mentioned M.Tech Programmes in DIAT must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree in Science as applicable to the programme? with 55% aggregate marks/5.5 CGPAand valid GATE score.

Age Limit: - Not more than 26 years as on 01 July 2017. Relaxations as per Gol rules.

Admission to the M. Tech programme shall be made directly based on GATE score. Candidates are required to submit separate applications for each specialization. Admission to a specialization shall be made based on separate GATE discipline wise merit list. DIAT reserves the right to offer the specialization on given M Tech programme.

Candidates under sponsored category (MoD sponsored) will be admitted through Research & Training (R & T) and Postgraduate Training (PGT) schemes for DRDO and Tri-services Officers including Coast Guard respectively. Such candidates need to apply through their employer. These admissions shall be operated jointly by DIAT and RAC/DRDO (through DHRD/DRDO).

Candidates under non-MoD sponsored category (DPSUs/lndustry) will be admitted through by his/her employer. A separate selection committee appointed specifically for the purpose will examine the suitability/ eligibility. Such sponsored candidate must be in service of the sponsoring organization. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to provide full salary to the candidate and to relieve him/her to pursue the programme for its full duration. Sponsored candidates are exempted from qualifying GATE requirement and there is no age limit.

@NOTE: Refer the Institute website (www.diat.acin) for the details of eligibility w.r.t. the specialization.


DIAT follows the reservation policy of Govt, of India as applicable to Higher Educational Institutions for reservation of seats for SC, ST, OBC and PWD candidates.


Scholarship Category students are eligible for applying for Scholarship (Presently Rs. 12,400/- per month) under DBT scheme of AlCTE, during the M. Tech Course, subject to attendance. Nofinancial support will be available from DIAT (DU),Pune.


Mess facilities are available in the POINTS Hostel on payment basis, Avery limited hostel accommodation is also available.


Interested candidates under Scholarship Category should apply ONLINE only. The application fee for each program (specialisation) is Rs 500/- for General & OBC Category and Rs. 250/- for women and reserved category (SC/ST/PWD) candidates. The application fee can be paid online or by Demand Draft drawn in favour of Vice Chancellor, DIAT, payable at Pune. The application fee is non-refundable


Opening of Admission web portal for online application: 28 March 2017

Last date of submission of online application through website: 22 April 2017

Last date of receipt of Hard copy of Applicatin (By speed Post) : 29 April 2017

First announcement of selection list: 9th June 2017 (Tentative)

Subsequent list will be announced in website (

Commencement of Academic Session : 1st week of July 2017


For more details and latest information, keep

Contact person: Shri. H.N. Sahu, Joint Registrar (Acad.)

DEFENCE INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY (DU), Girinagar, Pune- 4111025(MH)India, E.mail :

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology - Admission to Post Graduate Programmes-2017