Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP)

COAP provides a common platform for a candidate to make the most preferred choice for an admission into an M.Tech. Programme in participating academic Institute. All participating Institutes will upload admission offers in a common time window. A candidate will be able to access all available offers made by participating organizations at COAP.

To access the offers made by participating Institutes, each candidate will have to register at COAP in addition to applying for M.Tech. admissions in the participating Institutes. Before registering in the COAP, each candidate should read the guidelines completely.


  1. Click here to download Guidelines for Combined Online Spot Round(s)

  2. In case of seats falling vacant after the COAP 2018 Round 4, some Institutes depending upon availability of vacant seats may operate additional rounds independently at the Institute level and not on COAP. Those candidates who will choose "Accept and Freeze" for an offer from a Participating Institute during the additional round(s) will not be considered for subsequent additional round(s) in any of the Participating Institutes.


COAP 2018 Registration is open

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate must be an Indian National.
  2. Candidate should be Qualified in GATE 2016 or 2017 or 2018.


COAP is not an Application Portal for M.Tech. Admissions.

The candidate should apply separately to respective Institute(s) for M.Tech. admission.

Each participating Institute will follow the selection procedure as per the norms and guidelines of the respective Institute.

Participating Institutes will upload their offers on COAP in a time window as given below.

To access and make a decision on the most preferred choice out of the offers (if any) made by participating Institute(s), each candidate should register at COAP.

Registration is possible via following website also

Important Dates

Tentative Schedule of combined online spot round of offers and corresponding time window for a candidate to make a decision on available offers at COAP as follows:

Combined Online Spot Round Time window for viewing of offers and making decision by Candidates Institutes which will upload online spot round of offers
Round A 08/07/2018 to 09/07/2018 (12:00 noon) IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Indore, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, IIT Madras, IIT Patna, IIT Ropar
Round B 15/07/2018 to 16/07/2018 (3:00 pm)IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Indore, IIT Madras, IIT Patna, IIT Ropar
Round C 18/07/2018 to 19/07/2018 (12:00 noon)

Participating Institutes

Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) & Indian Institute of Science (IISC)

IISC Bangalore IIT Bhubaneswar IIT BHU IIT Bombay IIT Delhi IIT Guwahati
IIT Hyderabad IIT Indore IIT ISM Dhanbad IIT Jodhpur IIT Kanpur IIT Kharagpur
IIT Madras IIT Mandi IIT Patna IIT Roorkee IIT Ropar IIT Tirupati

Coordinating Institute for COAP 2018 is Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM).

Help-Desk Timings:
9:30am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:30pm (Monday-Friday)
(Note: Candidates are requested to call us on Government working days only)