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.


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 each round of offers and corresponding time window for a candidate to make a decision on available offers at COAP as follows:

Registration by Candidates at COAP 02/04/2018 to 29/06/2018 (23:59 hours)
Round No Time window for viewing of offers and making decision by  Candidates
Round-1 (First Round of offers) 24/5/2018 to 27/5/2018 (23:59 hours)
Round-2 (Second Round of offers) 5/6/2018 to 8/6/2018 (23:59 hours)
Round-3 (Third Round of offers) 16/6/2018 to 19/6/2018 (23:59 hours)
Round-4 (Fourth Round of offers) 26/6/2018 to 29/6/2018 (23:59 hours)

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)