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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

  • What is COAP?
  • COAP stands for Common Offers Acceptance Portal.
    COAP provides a common platform for a candidate to make the most preferred choice for admission into an M.Tech. Programme in the participating academic institutes.
    COAP is not a portal for applying for M.Tech. admission.
    The candidate should apply separately to respective Institute(s) for M.Tech. admission.
    Admission Offers will be uploaded by the participating Institutes in a common time window on COAP.
    Each participating Institute will follow the selection procedure as per the norms and guidelines of the respective Institute. Only participating Institutes will upload their offer(s).
    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 and visit COAP.
  • Is it necessary for a candidate to register at COAP?
  • Yes. Candidates who has applied for admission into an M.Tech. Programme in any of the participating academic institutes, will receive admission offers via COAP only.
    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 and visit COAP. Without registering at COAP, the candidate will not be able to access the offers on COAP.
  • Can I apply for M.Tech. / Job to participating Institutes / PSUs through COAP?
  • No. COAP is not an M.Tech. Admission / Job Application Portal. Every candidate should apply separately to respective Institute(s) for M.Tech. admission.
  • Who can register at this Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP)?
  • Candidates seeking M.Tech admissions (and also applied) in any of the participating Institutes of COAP and who have a valid GATE score (2019 and/or 2018 and/or 2017) can register at COAP.
  • I am an IIT Graduating / Graduated student. Can I register at this Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP)?
  • Case I : Candidates graduating / graduated from IITs who have a valid GATE score (2019 and/or 2018 and/or 2017) and intend to apply for the Admission in the participating Institutes then the candidate should register at COAP with their valid GATE score(s).
    Case II : Candidates graduating/ graduated from IITs with B.Tech. Degree and having CGPA (cumulative grade point average) of 8.0 (on a scale of 10) and above can directly apply to the respective Institutes for M.Tech. Admission. They should not register at COAP.
  • I am a Foreign National with valid qualified GATE score. Can I register at COAP?
  • No. Foreign National Candidates need not register at COAP.
  • I am a sponsored candidate. Can I register at COAP?
  • No. Sponsored candidates will not register at COAP.
  • I am a Defence Sponsored Candidate. Can I register at COAP?
  • No. Defense sponsored candidates will not register at COAP.
  • I am a candidate under the Quality Improvement Programme (QIP). Can I register at COAP?
  • No. Candidates under QIP will not register on COAP.
  • I am a GATE qualified candidate (2019 and/or 2018 and/or 2017). How do I apply? What are the documents needed to be uploaded while registering at COAP?
  • For Indian Nationals: Register online at https://coap.iitm.ac.in (by clicking 'Register' link at the top right). Carefully read all the instructions given in the Information Brochure. Complete the application in all respects. You will have to provide following details: Name, GATE registration number(s), Gate score(s), Date of Birth, Email ID, Mobile number. No changes are permitted once the application is submitted. After completing the application form, take a printout of the registration for any future reference. Please remember the login ID and password details for subsequent login. No documents need to be attached while registering at COAP. (b) For Foreign Nationals: COAP Registration is not needed.
  • I have three valid GATE scorecards of GATE 2019/2018/2017 for the same paper. Which score card shall I use?
  • It is advisable to register with information related to the highest GATE Score.
    During registration, you will also provide valid GATE score details of remaining years between 2017 and 2019. You will register only once but registration details will include all other GATE scores of last three years. Failing to do so will result in disqualification.
  • What inputs are necessary during COAP registration?
  • During COAP registration, candidate should provide valid GATE registration details (as entered in the GATE application form), GATE scores, Mobile Number and Email ID..
  • I have two or three valid GATE scorecards of GATE 2019, GATE 2018 and GATE 2017 for two or three different papers. Can I use all the scores?
  • You will register only once. Subsequently, when you login COAP for the first time, you will provide all three/ two GATE scores (different papers) in one registration form. For example: if you have GATE Scores for EC and CS papers, then you can register with any one of the GATE paper score (EC or CS). And include the remaining GATE paper score when you login to COAP for the first time. If you have multiple GATE Scores for one EC paper, then you can register with any one of the GATE paper score (GATE 2017 or 2018 or 2019), preferably with the highest GATE score. Subsequently include the remaining GATE scores when you login COAP for the first time.
  • Do I need to send hardcopies of any reporting documents?
  • NO. You need not send the hard copy of any documents.
  • How will I know the status of any offers?
  • You can check the offer status, during a priori scheduled dates, by logging in to COAP (Common Offers Admission Portal) using your login id and password, sent to you by email/SMS after your registration at COAP.




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