Applications for admission to the five-year Integrated MA course will be accepted on the Madras IIT website http://hsee.iitm.ac.in from February 1 to March 15.
Those who have passed the Plus Two exams in the first attempt in 2020 and those who are writing the Plus Two exam in 2021 can apply. Those who are taking the exams in 2021 should produce the mark list by September 30.
The MA is being offered in two streams - English Studies and Development Studies. There are a total of 58 seats with 29 in each stream. There will be common classes in the first two years. The study department will be decided later and offered.
The entrance examination will be held on June 13 in 16 centres, including Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Coimbatore, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. The entrance exam will consist of a computer-based objective test of two-and-a-half hours and a half-hour essay that can be either typed or written on paper.
The exam fee is Rs 2,400; Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and people with disabilities need to pay Rs 1,200 only.
The exam results will be announced on June 28. More details are available on the website.