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IIT HSEE-2017, Candidates can apply now


HSEE Online ApplicationIIT Madras (Indian Institute of Technology Madras) has announced the date to admit the interested candidates to Master in Humanities and Social Science programme. Providing the candidate the two streams to specialize namely Development Studies and English Studies. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is an institute of national importance established through an Act of Parliament in 1959. It offers quality education in Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Management and Technology at UG/ PG level. The Institute has also an excellent placement cell.
Exam Name: IIT Madras Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination.
Commonly called as: IITM HSEE or HSEE
Exam type: UG Entrance exam
Exam Category: National level
About IIT Madras HSEE
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) conducts the Masters Education entrance examination in a very large scale. Approximately, only 50 seats including 23 seats for each stream is allotted in the admission process. Entrance Exam centres is carried out in the following places where the interested candidates can fill up the desirables and apply for the same.
1. Bangalore
2. Chennai
3. Coimbatore
4. Hyderabad
5. Kochi
6. Kolkata
7. Mumbai
8. New Delhi
9. Thiruvananthapuram
The address of an Examination Centre for a candidate will be mentioned in the admit card.
Eligibility Criteria for HSEE 2017
Candidates those who are applying for the IIT Madras HSEE should meet up the following criteria of application. The candidates must have completed or should be appearing in any of the following qualifying examinations:
• The final examination of 10+2, conducted by any recognized Central/ State Board/ University.
• Intermediate or two- year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
• Final Examination of the two-year course of the Joint services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
•  General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the advanced (A) level.
• High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University.
• Any Public School/ Board/ University Examination in India or in any foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system.
• Higher Secondary Course (H.S.C.) Vocational Examination.
• Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
• Candidate must born on or after October 01, 1991 while the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD category born on or after October 01, 1986 can apply.
• Minimum Qualifying marks for General and OBC Category is 60% in aggregate in Qualification Examination and for the Reserved Categories is minimum 55% in aggregate in Qualification Examination.
Application Process in HSEE 2017
Candidates those who are interested in taking admission in IIT Madras HSEE programme will have to meet the following mentioned below application procedure:
• All the applicants will be made through online process.
• One applicant can fill one Application form by applying online once for HSEE 2017.
• Candidates who are applying online have to submit the complete application form along with scanned photograph, signature and other documents through online mode.
• Candidates under the reserved category section have to send the hard copy of self-attested certificate of their respective category (OBC/SC/ST).
• The fess must be paid through the Indian Bank challan generated online during the application registration process.
• Fees also can be paid through online mode following the instruction and can print the acknowledgment page. Documents to be submitted are:
• Scanned photograph and signature of the candidate and the Parent/ Guardian.
• Scanned copy of Class 10 Public Examination certificate for Name and Proof of the date of birth.
• Scanned photograph and signature of the candidate and the Parent/Guardian.
• Scanned copy of Class 10 Public Examination certificate for Name and proof of date of birth.
• Scanned copy of Class 12 mark sheet (if already passed 10+2 examination).
• Scanned copy of category certificate [SC/ST/OBC (NCL)]. OBC (NCL) certificate must have been obtained later June 1, 2016.
• Scanned copy of PwD certificate.
• Category Certificate: Candidates belonging to OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/PwD are required to submit additionally, a hard copy of the self-attested certificate of respective category/medical certificate as applicable, in the prescribed format (Download OBC Certificate Format)  by speed post, to “The Chairman, HSEE 2017, JEE Office, IIT Madras, Chennai-600 036”, so as to reach on or before January, 2017.
Registration Fees of HSEE 2017
The IIT Madras HSEE 2017 Application Fees is Rs. 800/- for SC/ST/PwD male category, Rs. 1600/- for General/ OBC male category and for all female categories is Rs. 800/-
Age limit for HSEE 2017
Candidate must be born on or after October 01, 1991 while the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD category born on or after October 01, 1986 can apply.
Syllabus for HSEE 2017
• English test is taken to test the candidate’s ability to understand and use Standard English. Question is related to Reading skills, Grammar, and Vocabulary. This is for 25% marks.
• Analytical and Quantitative Ability for 25% marks comes with questions in the following areas like Numbers, Algebra, Highest common Factor and Lowest common factor, Calendar, Basic Statistics – Average, Ratio  and proportion, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Simple and compound interest, Work and time, Discount, Age sums, Linear equations, Elementary trigonometry.  Data Interpretation, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Brainteasers and patterns.
• General studies divided in four parts – 50% marks that are Indian Economics, Indian Society, Word Affair and Environment and ecology.
• 30 minutes of essay writing.
Admit Card for HSEE 2017
Admit card is the hall ticket for the Entrance examination, Candidates can download their IITM HSEE 2017 admit cards online after successfully registration with application form and payment. Admit cards can be downloaded from the HSEE or the link from the official website Enter the same Email Address and password as provided during the registration for downloading the HSEE Hall Ticket.
Results of HSEE 2017
The results for IITM HSEE are usually announced in the month of May every year after the Entrance Examination is done. After the results are announced in the website, offer letters are transferred to the selected candidates.
Important Dates of HSEE 2017
• Online Application process from HSEE website starts from December 2016.
• Payment of the Entrance examination fee continues in December 2016 to January 2017.
• Last Date of submission of the application forms end of the January month 2017.
• Last date of the submission of the hard copies of the reserved categories is end of the January month 2017.
• Admit card will be available from the HSEE website starting from March 2017 ending in April 2017.
• HSEE 2017 Examination to be held in 17 April 2017.
• Declaration of result to be held on HSEE website.
• Offer letters to candidates follow the results.
Contact Details
The Chairman, HSEE-2017
JEE Office, IIT Madras
Chennai – 600 036.
Telephone : 044 – 2257 8220
Fax : 2257 8224
E-mail :

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