IIT HSEE Notification 2018

IIT HSEE Notification 2018

IIT HSEE Notification 2018 – Complete notification, important dates, eligibility, exam dates, pattern, application process, and more.

IIT HSEE Notification 2018

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras conducts HSEE or Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination for admission into its 5 years integrated course in humanities. 

What it IIT HSEE? 

The five-year integrated Master of Arts (M.A.) programme is designed to meet the needs of students who seek a broader learning forum and who appreciate the unique design of inter-disciplinary studies. The programme encourages students to engage in critical thinking and research on ideas, people, society, environment and the human condition

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Number of Seats: 46

Stream/ Course Offered;

  1. Integrated M.A. in Development Studies
  2. Integrated M.A. in English Studies

Important Dates for IIT HSEE 2018:



Online Application Process (HSEE website) – Starts

December 14, 2017

Payment of Examination Fee through Indian Bank Challan /

Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card – Starts

December 14, 2017

Payment of Examination Fee through Indian Bank Challan /

Net Banking / Credit Card/Debit Card – Ends

January 24, 2018

Last Date for Submission of Online Application

January 24, 2018

Application Status Check on the Website

February 16, 2018

Admit Card can be Downloaded from the HSEE Website by

Candidates – Starts

March 14, 2018

Admit card can be downloaded from the HSEE Website by

Candidates – Ends

April 14, 2018

Examination Date for HSEE-2018

April 15, 2018

Declaration of Result on HSEE Website

May 15, 2018

Offer Letters to Candidates – Starts

May 16, 2018

Course Structure When Students Join for 5 year Integrated Program;

The programme requires students to complete 521 credits spread over five years to earn the degree. Discipline-related courses account for a minimum of 46% of total 521 credits. This includes core and elective courses and a dissertation (refer to the Table below)

The distribution of credits is according to the course categories given below:

The below table shows the pattern of HSEE. Check HSEE Syllabus here.


Course Category

No. of Courses




Common Courses

(including mini projects)





Discipline Courses (Core and Electives)





Other Electives

(including Free / Minor stream)





Dissertation / Seminar









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Exam Course Structure for

  1. Integrated M.A. in Development Studies
  2. Integrated M.A. in English Studies

Eligibility criteria:

Candidates should have completed 10+2 from a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian universities.

Candidates from Cambridge university or IB board are encouraged to apply.

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Nationality for IIT HSEE Notification 2018:

Candidates who are not Indian Citizens at the time of registration will be treated as foreign nationals.

Date of Birth: Candidate whose date of Birth falls on or after 1st October 1993 is eligible for HSEE 2018. For SC/ST and PWD candidates upper age is relaxed by 5 years and candidates born on or after 1st October 1988 are eligible to apply

Physical Fitness: All Qualified candidates must submit their Physical Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the format made available.

Reservation of Seats for IIT HSEE Notification 2018:

Indian Nationals belonging to certain categories have seats reserved for them:

OBC (OBC- NCL) 27%
SC 15%
ST 15%
PWD 3%


HSEE-2018 is of three hours duration and has two parts. Part I consists of objective type multiple choice questions for 2½ hours duration (150 minutes), administered through computer. Part II involves essay writing for 30 minutes to be written on answer sheet distributed to the candidates at the end of Part I.

Part I covers the following topics: (i) English and Comprehension Skill; (ii) Analytical and Quantitative Ability; (iii) General Studies covering the areas of Indian Economy, Indian Society and Culture, World Affairs; and (iv) Environment and Ecology.

Part II requires the candidates to write an essay on a general topic involving description, or/and reflection or/and discussion.

The language of Question Paper: English.

Application Fee or Examination Fee:

Examination Fee:

Female/ SC/ ST/ PwD

Rs. 1200/-

All Others

Rs. 2400/-

The examination fee for Female, SC, ST and PWD candidates is Rs.1200/-. The examination fee for All other Candidates is Rs. 2400/-. Additionally, service charges of the Bank will be Rs.40/-.. Candidates have to pay application Fee via digital payment modes or through branches of Indian Bank.


How to Apply for IIT HSEE Notification2018?

Click here to Apply for IIT HSEE 2018 – Click Here

  1. Register yourself for IIT Madras HSEE 2018
  2. Enter all personal details
  3. Upload all necessary documents
  4. Upload Photograph and Signature
  5. Submit Application Form
  6. Proceed to Payment of Fees
  7. Take Print out of Application

Documents to be submitted along with Application Form:

  1. Scanned photograph and signatures of the candidate.
  2. Scanned copy of 10th Class Public Examination certificate for Name and proof of date of birth.
  3. Scanned copy of 10+2 Class mark sheet (if already passed 10+2 examination).
  4. Scanned copy of category certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL-Undertaking). See FORMSC/ST, FORM-OBC-NCL-UNDERTAKING.
  5. Scanned copy of PwD certificate, if applicable. See FORM-PwD(II), FORM-PwD(III), FORM-PwD(IV), FORM-DYSLEXIC-1, FORM-DYSLEXIC-2, FORM-SCRIBE.

In case there are difficulties in the Admission process, all correspondence related to HSEE – 2018 should be addressed to the Chairman, HSEE – 2018, JEE Office, I.I.T. Madras, Chennai – 600036.

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Choice of the City of Examination: Select the name of the city from the following: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram, and Varanasi.

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