M.Tech (Energy Engineering) 2020-21- Assam Science and Technology University

Assam  Science and  Technology  University,  Guwahati, invites application for admission in M.Tech(Energy Engineering)for the session  2020-21.  Eligible  Candidates may apply either based on valid  GATE  score or through Assam  Science and  Technology  University  Entrance Examination (ASTUEE-2020).

Intake Capacity: 18 Students


  • Opening of the application submission process: 24 June 2020
  • Closing Date of application submission; 18 July 2020 (12:00 AM)
  • Declaration of Merit & Waiting list for GATE qualified applicants: 24 July 2020
  • Counseling/Admission of GATE qualified applicants; 30 July 2020
  • Issuance of admit card for the entrance examination starts: 31July, 2020
  • Date of Entrance Examination: 08 August 2020
  • Declaration   of   merit   &   waiting   lists   for   the   shortlisted/selected applicants from entrance exam: 13 August 2020
  • Counseling/Admission of entrance exam qualified applicants; 19 August 2020
  • Commencement of classes for the new session: 24 August 2020


1. BE/B.Tech    in Chemical/    Mechanical/    Electrical/    Energy    Engineering/    Electronics/ Instrumentation/  Agricultural  Engineering  or  M.  Sc.  in  Physics  and  Chemistry  with  a minimum  of  50  %  marks (45%  for  ST  and  SC) in  aggregate  (or  equivalent  CGPA). Candidates awaiting for last semester  BE/B.Tech/M. Scresults in the above-mentioned branches may also apply but will have to submit the required documents within the astipulated period to be specified by the selection committee.

2. Candidates with valid  GATE  score in the above-mentioned branches will be preferred and admitted on merit basis(as per GATE rank).

3. The  remaining  vacant  seats  will  be  filled  up  through  the  university  entrance  examination(ASTUEE-2020)

4. Statutory  Reservation and  Relaxation  Policy shall be followed as per the  Government of Assam Rules.

5. The  list  of  selected  candidates for  counseling/admission  will be  notified in  the university website:https://www.astu.ac.in/6.The  selected  candidates  must  have  to  produce  the  original  testimonials  and  certificates (as mentioned in Section

6. 2) at the time of counseling/admission.

7. For any clarification, queries may be sent to: head.ee@astu.ac.in


Interested candidates may submit the filled-in application form after downloading from the ASTU website https://astu.ac.in/on or before the last date of submission of the application process (12:00 AM, 18th July 2020)

Candidates are advised to read the instructions for filling up the application form.  The applicants must possess the required criteria and educational qualifications mentioned in ADMISSION  PROCEDURE/ELIGIBILITY  CRITERIA,  failing which candidature shall be disqualified at the time of counseling.

Application Fee:

The Application Fee is. 500/-(Five Hundred only).However, this fee has been waived off (for the session  2020-21)  for the students domicile from  Assam as per the  Government of Assam guidelines in relation to the situation arising out of  COVID  19. Therefore, the students domicile from Assam need not pay any application fee for Admission in M.Tech (Energy Engineering) for the session 2020-21.


  • Date of Entrance Examination: 08 August 2020
  • Time for Entrance Examination: 11.00 am –01.00 pm


Section 1: Engineering Mathematics (10 questions each carrying 1 marks)

Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.Calculus:  Functions of a single variable,  Limit,  continuity and differentiability,  Taylor series, Mean value theorems,  Evaluation of definite and improper integrals,  Partial derivatives,  Total derivative,  Maxima and minima,  Gradient,  Divergence and  Curl,  Vector identities,  Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.Differential equations:   First order equations   (linear and nonlinear),   Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients,  Cauchy’s and  Euler’s equations,  Initial and boundary value problems,  Laplace transforms,  Solutions of one-dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation.Complex variables: Complex number, polar form of a complex number, triangle inequality. Probability and   Statistics:   Definitions of probability and sampling theorems,   Conditional probability,  Mean,  median,  mode and standard deviation,  Random variables,  Poisson,  Normal and Binomial distributions, Linear regression analysis. Numerical   Methods:   Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations. Integration by trapezoidal and Simpsons rule.Single and multi-step methods for the numerical solution of differential equations.

Section 2: General knowledge and current affairs on energy and environment (10 questions each carrying 1 marks)

Section 3: Technical Questions (30 questions each carrying 1 marks)

Basics  of  energy:  Different  forms  of  energy,  energy  conversion  process,  indirect  and  direct energy  conversion;  Different  energy  sources;  Conventional  energy  systems:  engines,  power plants, various methods of power generation; Basics of Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics and applications heat  Transfer  Operations: Heat   Transfer   by   Conduction,   Convection   (natural   &   force convection),   Radiation,   Boiling,   Condensation,   Evaporation,   Basics   of   Heat   transfer equipment, Heat ExchangersFluid Mechanics:Fluid flow phenomena, Basic equation of fluid flow, Flow of incompressible fluid   in   conduits, conservation  equations  for  mass,  momentum  and  energy;  Uses  of  non-dimensional  numbers  to  describe  flow  conditions;  Theory  and  principles  of  flow  measuring devices; Viscous flow in a pipe, Flow-through packed and fluidized bioelectrical    Machines:Principles    of    Transformer,    motor    and    generators,    characteristics and applications; DC machines: characteristics and applications