Programming Test for MTech (CSE) Admissions

MTech (CSE) Admissions:

Starting 2021, applicants to the MTech (Computer Science and Engineering) programme of the Department of Computer Science and Automation, will be required to write a Programming Test. Offers of admission will be made based on the applicants’ GATE score (70% weightage) and Programming Test score (30% weightage).

Details of Programming Test for 2021:

The Programming Test will be conducted online on the 17th April, 2021 in the time window 14:00–16:00 hours, using
the HackerEarth platform. Applicants will be shortlisted for the Programming Test based on their GATE scores, and shortlisted candidates will be intimated by the Institute Admissions Office in due course.

The Programming Test will be of 90 minutes duration, and will test the applicant’s skills in Algorithms, Data Structures, and Programming, based on the GATE (Computer Science) syllabus. The applicants will be allowed to use any language of their choice among C, C++, and Java.

The test will be conducted on the HackerEarth online testing  platform. Applicants are encouraged to try out the practice tests at

We recommend the Basic Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms tests to familiarize oneselve with the testing platform. We also provide some sample test questions – sample-paper.pdf