The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is introducing new M.A. programmes for the 2023 academic session.The rank 1 IIT is doing so to boost their intake and find a diverse pool of applicants who can apply for these programmes.
Each stream has alotted 25 seats for Indian students. On a supernumerary basis, these programmes will be made available to overseas students. The application process will begin in March/April 2023, with classes beginning in July of that year. Admission to the two-year M.A. programmes will be based on a soon-to-be-announced entrance examination instead of the regular HSEE.