Monday, July 11, 2011


KARIAVATTOM - 695 581, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM - Ph. 0471 2308167
The Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala, was established in 1995 and
offers M. Tech. and M. Phil, courses. Also this department has a very strong Doctoral Research
programmes in the areas of Laser Technology, Fiber Optics and Fiber Optic Sensors, Photonic
nanomaterials, Laser spectroscopy, Holography and Speckle Interferometry and Laser remote
sensing. This department has a well equipped M.Tech./ Research laboratories and a very good
reference library.
M.Tech course offered:
Electronics and Communication (Optoelectronics and Optical Communication) - Approved by
Two years (Four semesters under credit and semester system).
Total numbers of seats : 18, sponsored category : 5 , SC/ST category : 3 and General : 10
{among the general seats, reservations will be given to OBC/ Physically Handicapped / BPL
(forward community) also}.
At least a second class B.E / B. Tech. or equivalent degree with 55% marks in Electronics /
Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Communication Engineering, Applied Electronics and
Instrumentation or M. Sc. Degree in Physics / Applied Physics / Electronic Science or Electronics
of the University of Kerala or equivalent. Minimum marks in the qualifying examination for the SC
/ ST candidates are 50%.
Admission for non-sponsored category of students will be made on the basis of GATE
score. When GATE qualified candidates are not available, admission will be given to NonGATE candidates on merit. Such admissions will be based on an entrance test conducted
by the Department and the marks secured in the qualifying examination.
Candidates for sponsored seats must have a minimum experience of two years in relevant
field and must be sponsored by the industry / training / research organizations. Maximum age for
the sponsored candidate is fixed as 45 years as on the 1
day of the year of admission. A
sponsored candidate has to remit a sponsorship fee of Rs. 15,000/- per year. Out of the 5 seats
reserved under sponsored quota, 2 seats are reserved for candidates, sponsored by Ministry of
Defence, Government of India. Along with the application, sponsored candidates should produce
experience certificate and a letter from the employer stating that the candidate is beingsponsored to get admission to M. Tech. Programme. The employer should also certify that the
candidate will not be withdrawn mid way till the completion of the course.
The  open seats available (after applying OBC / PH/ BPL reservation) will be equally
allotted to candidates belongs to M. Sc. and B.Tech stream. If sufficient numbers of candidates
are not available from one category, those seats will be allotted to the candidates from the
general list.
Fee Structure for M.Tech course: Electronics and Communication (Optoelectronics
and Optical Communication)
1. Tuition fee  : Rs. 8500/- (per semester)
2. Laboratory fee  : Rs. 1000/- {per semester)
3. Laboratory and Material fee : Rs. 2500/- (per year)
4. Library fee : Rs. 500/- (per semester)
5. Stationery fee : Rs. 1000/- (per semester)
6. Internet charges : Rs. 500/- (one time fee)
7. Learning materials : Rs. 250/- (one time fee)
8. Caution deposit: Library : Rs. 2000/- (refundable)
9. Caution deposit: Laboratory : Rs. 3000/- (refundable)
10. Affiliation fee : Rs. 400/- (one time fee)
11. Admission fee : Rs. 200/- (one time fee)
12. Sponsorship fee : Rs. 30,000/- (Can be paid in 2 equal
  installments of Rs. 15, 000/- per year)
13. Other Special fees : Rs 670/- (per year)

Application forms can be obtained from  "The Professor & Head, Department of
Optoelectronics,  Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram  - 695 581"  on handing over the Challan
receipt of  University cash counters  at Kerala University Office Complex Palayam,
Thiruvananthapuram or Kariavattom Campus by remitting the cost of application form and
registration fee of Rs.500/-. Candidates who desire to obtain the application form by post have to
apply along with stamped self addressed envelope with a Demand Draft of Rs.510/- in favour of
Finance Officer, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram,  from SBl, SBT or District Cooperative  banks payable at Thiruvananthapuram.  Application can be also down load from
University web site: Filled up application along with the attested true
copies of following certificates:-
2. Plus two
3. B. Tech./M. Tech. degree certificates and mark lists of all semesters
4. Conduct certificate
5. Transfer Certificate (TC)
6. Eligibility (for degrees other than that of University of Kerala)
7. Caste certificate (for availing reservation)
8. Income certificate (for availing reservation)
should reach The Professor & Head, Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala,
Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 581.
Application form issued to a candidate is not transferable to another one.
Last date of receipt of application is  1-08-2011
Entrance test for non GATE applicant  08-08-2011

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