DA-IICT Gandhinagar M.Tech., M.Sc., M.Des. PG programs admissions 2018-2019


Want to pursue an M.Tech. (ICT) or M.Sc. (IT) program at a reputed institute in India? This article provides information on M.Tech. (ICT) or M.Sc. (IT) programs offered at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, for which admissions are now open for the academic year 2018-2019. Details of the admission procedure has also been provided.

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat has announced the admission notification for M.Tech. (ICT) and M.Sc. (IT) for the academic year 2018-2019. Those aspiring to get admission to DA-IICT's postgraduate programs should apply online latest by 7th May 2018.

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PG Programs

M.Tech. (ICT)

There are 80 seats for the M.Tech. (ICT) full-time program at DA-IICT. During the two years of the course (four semesters totally), you will be having core subjects, selecting elective courses and working on a project.

The four categories of the curriculum are –
  1. Foundation category: This is the core of the PG program, with a set of mandatory courses which you have to study.

  2. Group core category: This incorporates domain knowledge in ICT.

  3. Electives in ICT.

  4. A Thesis spread over the third and fourth semesters or a Project in the fourth semester.




Eligibility requirements

  1. You must have any one of the following qualifying Degrees with aggregate marks of 60% or equivalent as per the norms set by the Degree awarding Institute/University:
    1. B.E./B.Tech. Degree in ICT or allied disciplines such as CS/EE/EC/IN/IT.

    2. M.Sc. degree in Computer Science / Electronics / Mathematics / Physics / Statistics.

    3. M.S./M.Sc. Degree of DA-IICT.

    4. M.C.A. Degree (3 year program).

  2. You must have a valid GATE score in CS / EC / EE / IN / MA / PH.

Note: You can also apply if you are appearing in their final degree exam & are expecting to complete it by July 2018. In this case, your admission will be subject to the condition of scoring an aggregate of 60% marks, or its equivalent as per the norms set by the degree granting Institute/University. You will need to submit your their degree certificate or proof of completion of degree latest by 30th October.

Selection process

Selection will be on the basis of a valid GATE score in CS/EC/EE/IN/MA/PH and an interview in select cases at DA-IICT.

Fees

  1. Tuition fee: Rs. 61,000 per semester.

  2. Registration fee: Rs. 2,500 per semester.

  3. Caution deposit: Rs. 15,000 (Refundable at the end of the program).

  4. Hostel accommodation rent: Rs.15,000 per semester (subject to revision) for all outstation female students, that is, other than Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and nearby places. Male students can avail of paying guest facilities in Gandhinagar. A limited number of hostel rooms on twin sharing basis are likely to be available at NICM campus which is about 1.5km from the campus of DA-IICT for which the students are required to reserve in advance on admission.

  5. Food expenses: This will be approx. Rs.4000/- per month.

Teaching Assistant role

Based on the order of merit as per GATE scores, the top 40 students (minimum number) are eligible for a monthly stipend of Rs. 12,400/- in the form of Teaching Assistants in the first semester. In subsequent semesters the Teaching Assistantship will be given to Thesis mode students with a good academic performance. Those in Project mode may also be eligible as per the institute's requirements.

Important Dates

  • Online application opens: 18th February 2018.

  • Online application ends: 7th May 2018.

  • First merit list announcement: (will be updated at the official website).

  • List of candidates called for interviews: (will be updated at the official website).

  • List of candidates selected for admissions based on the interview: (will be updated at the official website).

  • Academic session begins: 24th July 2018.

M.Sc. (IT)

This is a two-year post-graduate program of four semesters with 120 seats. You will do coursework during the first three semesters and project work on a specified topic in the fourth semester. Additionally, for the M.Sc. (IT) course you have to take up a summer internship of four weeks after the second semester and before the start of the third semester.

Eligibility

You must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized University in any stream with an aggregate of 60% marks in the qualifying degree exam. You can also apply if you are appearing in the final Degree exam & expecting to complete it by July 2018 (refer to details above for M.Tech. (ICT) course).

You must also appear for DA-IICT Admission test at select centers in India. The test is in multiple-choice format of 90 minutes' duration and includes: mathematical aptitude, quantitative aptitude & logical reasoning, basic programming and English comprehension. Based on the aggregate score in the entrance test, the final merit list for admission will be prepared.

Fees

  1. Tuition fee: Rs.70,000 per Semester.

  2. Registration fee: Rs.2,500 per Semester.

  3. Caution fee: Rs.15,000 (Refundable at the end of the program).

  4. Hostel rent: Rs.15,000 per semester (refer to details for M.Tech. (ICT) course above.

  5. Food expenses: approx. Rs.4,000/-.

Important dates

  • Online application starts: 18th February 2018.

  • Online application ends: 7th May 2018.

  • Entrance test: 10th June 2018.

  • Merit list announcement: (will be updated at the official website.)

  • Academic session begins: 24th July 208.




M.Des. (CD) program

This is a full time two-year program, which is divided into four semesters with 20 seats.

Eligibility

You must have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from a statutory university in the fields of Design, Science, Engineering, Technology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, Applied Arts and Performing Arts.

Professional Diplomas from nationally recognized institutions such as NID, NIFT, CEPT and Srishti School of Art and Design will also be considered for eligibility.

You must have 55% marks or equivalent in the last qualifying degree/exam and should submit the provisional Degree certificate or proof of completion of Degree before 30th October 2018, otherwise, your admission is liable to be cancelled.

Selection process

For the M.Des. course, those who do not have a valid CEED score will be selected for an interview through a Design Aptitude Test (DAT) to be conducted at DAIICT. Those having a valid CEED score will be selected for interview if they have qualified Part A + have obtained 25 marks minimum in Part B. Further, for such candidates their CEED score will be used as DAT score. The final selection will be based on the combined scores attained in the DAT, Statement of Purpose (SOP) and the interview.

Want to know the format of an SOP? Learn how to write a good SOP for an Indian or foreign university.

All candidates must submit SOP online along with their applications. Candidates will have to relate the curricular content of the MDes (CD) program to their own interests and aptitudes and explain how they can learn and contribute to the program in their own way.

Fees

  1. Tuition fee: Rs. 60,000 per Semester.

  2. Registration fee: Rs. 2,500 per Semester

  3. Caution fee: Rs. 15,000 (Refundable at the end of the program).

  4. Hostel rent fee: Rs.15,000 per semester (refer details to above PG courses.)

  5. Food expenses: Rs.4,000 approx.

For all the above PG courses, you have to submit your application online at http://pgadmissions.daiict.ac.in/pgApp/.

The application fee (non-refundable) is Rs. 1200/-.

Contact information for inquiries

E-mail: pg_admissions@daiict.ac.in
Phone: (79)-30510574/5/6
Website: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/index.html
Campus address: Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, near Indroda Circle, Gandhinagar-382 007, Gujarat, India.


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