ISM EE (Indian School Of Mines Dhanbad Entrance Exam)

ISM EE 2024 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result and Counselling

The Indian School of Mine (ISM) Dhanbad grants admission in PG engineering courses via the GATE and ISM Entrance Exam. The entrance test conducted by the institute is for admission of those candidates who did not appear for GATE. However, candidates who secured fewer marks in GATE or did not qualify it may also apply for ISM-EE.

The Indian School of Mines was formally opened on 9th December 1926, by Lord Irwin, the then Viceroy of India to address the need for trained manpower related to mining activities in the country with disciplines of Mining and Applied Geology. In 1967 it was granted the status of a deemed-to-be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. Since its establishment, IIT(ISM) has undergone a considerable expansion of its activities, and presently it can be considered as a total technology education institute.

ISM EE 2024 Exam Date (Tentatively)

Events Dates 
GATE Exam Dates February 2024
Start of Online Registration of IIT (ISM) Dhanbad M.Tech Admission 2024 2nd week of April 2024
Opening of COAP portal for registration March 2024
Date of Written Test/Interview for Sponsored Candidates only 1st week of June 2024
COAP Counselling Schedule of Main Round and Additional Round July 2024
Reporting at IIT(ISM) Dhanbad (Physical Verification) 2nd week of August 2024
Commencement of Semester for all M.Tech. Courses for the Session 2024-22 August 2024
IIT (ISM) online admission portal will be active till 3rd week of August 2024

ISM EE 2024 Application Form

Steps to fill Online Application Form

Step 1: A program-wise separate online application is required to be submitted through an online portal, which will remain available in the IIT (ISM) website.

Step 2: Then the candidates need to register themselves online by using their name, date of birth, email id, and contact number. Then he/ she will get an email with a password.

Step 3: The non-refundable application fee for each program is Rs. 500/- for UR/ OBC (NCL) candidates and Rs. 250/- for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Women candidates. The application fee is to be paid by the online payment gateway only along with the online application.

Step 4: It is the responsibility of the candidate, to ensure his/ her all eligibility criteria for a particular program, as mentioned in this information brochure, for applying to the M.Tech Programme(s).

Step 5: The image quality of the uploaded documents must be good enough to enable easy verification of the documents/ items. Care should be taken to scan the documents (with file format jpg/ jpeg) with the help of a high-quality scanner. The candidate should check the quality of the soft document before uploading it.

Step 6: Then the candidates need to fill out the application form carefully by providing appropriate information.

Step 7: At last the candidates need to press the 'Submit' button to complete the procedure. Candidates can access the application form by using their email id, date of birth, and password but they cannot edit the details.

ISM EE Application Fee

  • The non-refundable application fee for each program is Rs. 500/- for UR/ OBC (NCL) candidates and Rs. 250/- for SC /ST /PWD /Women candidates.
  • The application fee is to be paid by debit card/ credit card/ internet banking.

ISM EE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/ Technology or equivalent or a Master's degree in Science, from the institutes recognized by UGC/ AICTE. The qualifying degrees for each of the M.Tech.
  • Candidates must have a GATE score (remains valid at the time of Admission) in the appropriate GATE Paper or need to qualify for the Entrance Examination conducted by IIT(ISM).
  • Candidates with equivalent degrees and disciplines are allowed to apply to different M.Tech programs. Under such cases, candidates have to mention the name of the equivalent degree and discipline in the application form with the declaration that such a program is a specialized discipline of the requisite qualification mentioned in the information brochure. The candidate has to produce the “certificate for degree equivalence”, issued by any of the certifying authorities like UGC, AICTE, AIU, etc.
  • Candidates seeking admission to M.Tech. Programs of the Institute should have o Minimum 55% or CGPA/ CPI of 5.5 on 10 point scale (without rounding off) in the qualifying degree for UR/ OBC candidates or a Minimum 50% or CGPA/CPI of 5.0 in 10 point scale (without rounding off) in the qualifying degree for SC/ ST candidates.
  • It is essential for a candidate to pass higher secondary (10 + 2 level) in Mathematics. This criterion, however, is not applicable to candidates who have not gone through higher secondary (10 + 2 level) examinations before their graduation.

Age Limits for the Candidates:

  • The candidates (other than sponsored candidates) must be below the age of 30 years (35 years for women, PWD, SC, ST & OBC (Non-creamy Layer) ) as on  April 2024.
  • The age for the sponsored candidates must be below 45 years (50 years for women, PWD, SC, ST & OBC-NCL) as on April 2024.

ISM EE 2024 Exam Pattern

Duration: 3 Hours

Language:  English

Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Type

Number of Questions and Marks:  30 questions of 1 mark every 20 questions of 2 marks each 10 questions of 3 mark each

Negative Marking:  25% allotted marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer

ISM EE 2024 Syllabus

Following are the syllabus for ISM EE:

  • Engineering Geology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Earthquake Disaster, Hazard, and Mitigation
  • Petroleum Exploration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Environmental Science & Engineering
  • Fuel Engineering
  • Mineral Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Geomatics
  • Mining Engineering
  • Tunneling & Underground Space Technology
  • Mining Machinery Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

ISM EE 2024 Admit Card

The ISM EE Admit Card will be available for download from 1st week of May 2024. Candidates will be able to download their ISM EE 2024 admit card from the official website. The conducting body will not dispatch it via any offline medium and only the properly registered candidates will be able to download it.

How to Download ISM EE Admit Card

  • Log in to the official website of ISM EE.
  • Submit the ISM EE application number and password.
  • Download and print the ISM EE Admit card.

ISM EE 2024 Result

The ISM EE results will be announced in June 2024. Through the result, the candidates will be able to check their secured scores in the exam.

ISM EE 2024 Counselling Process

The Counselling Process is separate for GATE and ISM EE-qualified candidates. The schedule shall be released soon for both GATE and ISM EE 2024 qualified candidates and shall be held in two rounds for each. The candidates re required to register by submitting Rs.1000/- as a counseling fee which is non-refundable and counseling shall be done online.

After registration, the candidates should log in and fill in their choices of courses. After receiving all the data the seat allotment result shall be declared. When the candidates are satisfied with the allotment of seats, the candidates are required to confirm their allocation by reporting at the Institute.

Contact Details:

Main Campus

Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad

Jharkhand, India, 826004