Application and Admission Process to the Master of Science in Engineering (“diplôme d’ingénieur”)

Registrations for the 2016 International Admission Tour in China and Colombia are now open !

Step 1: Create an account

To register, please create an account under

The following documents (in pdf format) will be required for upload :

  • A scanned ID (Passport, etc)
  • Bachelor degree transcripts
  • A letter of motivation
  • A resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation

You will have to specify up to two domains of interest:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Information and Communication Technnology
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Industrial engineering
  • Materials
  • Mechanics
  • Nuclear Engineering

Application fees

Registration may be subjected to registration fees except for double degree candidates.
Fees are non-refundable.

IMT will process your application and send your appointment confirmation after receiving your completed application and registration fees.

Step 2 : Entrance Examination

All students applying for admission will sit for an Entrance Examination.

If you are a free-mover, the Entrance Examination consists of a written test followed by an interview (on the basis of the results obtained at the written tests).

If you are a Partner university students applying for a Double-Degree programme, the Entrance Examination consists of an interview.

Tests in Mathematics and other specialty areas (in English)

The test is a multiple choice questionnaire where you will be asked to select the right answer out of the choices from a list.  It is divided in two sections: one in Mathematics and one in other specialty areas (Physics, Mechanics, Electrical engineering, Information science, Computer Science, Chemistry, etc.)

For each section, you will have 90 to 120 minutes to answer as many questions as possible
For a comprehensive overview of the topics involved, please refer to the Preparation Guide.

If you have achieved a high score on the scientific test, you will then be invited to interview with representatives of IMT. The interview lasts 20 to 30 minutes and usually takes place on the same day as the written test.

Interview with representatives of IMT. (in English – or French if candidates choose to)

The main goal of the interview is to explore your academic potential, motivation and suitability for the chosen course. The questions may cover a broad range of subjects and situations, but you should make sure to review your personal statement and information about the courses you are applying for.

Entrance examination venues and dates

IMT will hold its 2016 International Admission Tour in Brazil, China, Vietnam in Colombia in fall 2016.

Recruitment sessions in Brazil for 2016 will take place on:
  • September 12th and 13th : Porto Alegre, for exchange and Brafitec candidates
  • September 14th : Campinas, for exchange and Brafitec candidates
  • September 15th and 16th : Rio de Janeiro, for exchange and Brafitec candidates

Recruitment sessions in China for 2016 will take place on:

  • October 17th and 18th: Shanghaï, for free-mover candidates
  • October 19th and 20th : Nanjing, for free-mover and double-degree candidates
  • October 19th and 20th : Xi’an, for free-mover candidates
  • October 21st and 22nd : Beijing, for free-mover candidates

Vitenam (for double-degree candidates)
Dates will be communicated shortly

Recruitment sessions in Colombia for 2016 will take place on:

  • October 25th and 26th : Bogotá, for free-mover and double-degree candidates
  • October 27th : Cali, for free-mover candidates
  • October 28th : Medellín, for free-mover candidates

Step 3 : Selection process

The final selection is supervised by a Selection Committee and based on your academic qualifications, results to the scientific test and interview.

All candidates will be informed individually after the results are finalised on November 25th 2016.

Step 4 : Arrival at IMT

You will be required to reach your host campus no later than early September, when the academic year starts.

If you are attending our French Summer Schools, you should then reach your host French Summer School by early July.

Tuition fees

Tuition and fees for the Master of Science in Engineering (“Diplôme d’Ingénieur”) are up to €12 000 including social security. Additional costs for French Summer Schools and representatives may apply.


Our representative in China

Olivia Guerry
Pharos Education & Culture Consulting Group

Our representative in Colombia

Alexis Carrière
MS Consulting