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Dhirubhai Ambani Iict University Campus Facilities And Academic Programs


This article gives information about the DA IICT university, Gujarat, India. You will get details about all the undergraduate and post graduate courses at the Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University campus, including eligibility criteria, number of seats, duration, curriciculum and fees of each course. The phone numbers and email IDs for admission to the Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University is also provided.

The Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT) is a private non-affiliating UGC recognised statutory university. It is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). However, the university is not under the purview of AICTE for recognition of its programs. It also does not receive any financial aid from the Gujarat Govt. or the Central Govt. of India since it is a private university.

Overview


In addition to technology-based academic programs, the Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University provides a unique learning experience by giving a varied group of subjects to take up in addition to core subjects in a particular academic program. Thus, for example, a student could learn information technology as well as management science or even anthropology. The programs also include mandatory internships, thereby giving students hands-on experience in the field of their choice. You can learn how to make a robot, you can organize an event at the annual college fest, you can transmit a radio program by joining the Radio Club...in short, an overall educational experience which goes beyond classrooms & textbooks.

There is also a Continuing Education Program (CEP) and Placement Cell at Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University. Past students of D-IICT have got jobs at reputed firms such as Ericsson India, HP India Sales, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, etc. Some of the students have also got admission for further education at prestigious universities abroad. There is also a Centre for Entrepreneurship and Incubation at DA-IICT (CEID) which brings out the entrepreneurial creativity of students.

Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University Campus Infrastructure & Facilities


The campus of DA-IICT is a well-maintained landscaped area with lots of greenery which is irrigated through recycled water. A unique aspect of the campus is the garden with medicinal plants. Thanks to the verdant landscape, there are plenty of avian visitors.

All the classrooms are spacious with audio-visual teaching aids. In addition to two large lecture theatres, there is also an open-air theatre. A separate building is home to teaching & research labs which are open for use by the faculty and students till late night. These labs include a Language Lab with Linguaphone and Globarena software, an RF Lab with spectrum analyzing equipmet, three VLSI Labs, a Networks Lab with LAN trainer kits and network simulators, a Grid Lab for computing research, and Multimedia labs.

The computerized library, known as the resource center, has both printed & digital matter on varied subjects. Students can get online access to the catalogue at any time. During exam times, the library is available to the students till 2a.m.

As for sports, there is no dearth of facilities. Students can avail of facilities & equipment for outdoor games like basketball, cricket, football, etc & for indoor games table tennis, badminton, chess, etc. In addition, the sports complex on the campus has a gym & a room for music too.

Separate hostel facilities at Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University are available for male students (900 total capacity) & female students (195 total capacity). Internet facility for personal computers in the hostel room is provided at a nominal charge. It is compulsory for B. Tech. students to stay on the campus itself. Other facilities on campus include a medical centre, a cafeteria, a shop, an ATM and a photo-copying facility.

Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University Courses


Admissions to the Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University's various academic programs generally begin in mid-March & application process generally closes in early May. Entrance tests for some of the courses are held in the first week of June and the academic sessions begin in mid-July. Admissions are mainly accepted online for a fee of Rs.1000/- (non-refundable). You can also download the online application form, take a print out and send it by post - in this case, the fee is Rs.1100/- for PG courses and Rs.1200/- for UG courses.

B.Tech UG courses at DA-IICT University


The Bachelor of Technology in Information and Communication Technology (B.Tech ICT) offered at DA-IICT is an undergraduate program which is ideal for those aspiring to learn an amalgamation of subjects in the fields of both computer science & engineering as well as electronics & communication engineering. Scholarships are offered to meritorious students with high rank in the AIEEE.

Duration: 4 years, full-time.

Number of seats: 240 + 24 seats are available for Non-Resident Indians/Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin through the DAFS procedure (Direct Admission of Foreign and NRI Students).

Eligibility: You must have passed final exam of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry/Bio-technology/Computer Science/Biology. Date of birth is also a criteria.

Selection process: Candidates are admitted on the basis of the All India Rank of AIEEE (All India Engineering Entrance Exam).

Curriculum:
  • Core Courses: The subjects which are included as core courses are compulsory for all students. These include 2 Individual Seminar courses.
  • Track Courses: Software Development, Distributed Systems, Computer Systems, Communication Systems, Communication Engineering and VLSI Design and Analysis.
  • Elective Courses: The student opts for a specific track course to take up as an elective course for further in-depth learning. On the one hand there are Technical electives & on the other hand there are open electives which includes basic science courses and humanities, social sciences and management courses.

  • Internship: Each student undergoes rural internship for a duration of 4 weeks after Semester III and must take up internship in either Industrial or Research fields during the summer vacation after semester VI. Students also have to work on a B.Tech. project during the UG program.

    Fees: The fees are subject to change.
  • Tuition fee per semester: Rs. 40,000/-
  • Registration Fee per semester: Rs. 2,500/-
  • Caution deposit (to be paid at the time of admission & refundable at the end of the course): Rs. 10,000/-
  • Hostel fee per semester: Rs. 7,000/- (food expenses extra)


  • Post Graduate courses at DA-IICT University


    M.Tech. ICT


    The Master of Technology (Information and Communication Technology) offered at DA-IICT is a post graduate program for those who wish to pursue a career in the field of information & communication technology or even for academics.

    Duration: 2 year, full time

    Number of seats: 50

    Eligibility: You should have a valid B Tech / BE degree in ICT & other allied disciplines or an M Sc degree in Physics, Electronics, Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science or have an MCA degree (3-year program) with 60% marks or equivalent in the qualifying degree. You should also have a valid GATE score in the disciplines of Electronics & Communication (EC), Computer Science (CS) or Information Technology (IT).

    Selection process: Applicants are admitted on the basis of valid GATE score. The top 40 GATE scores will be eligible for Teaching Assistantship (TA) Rs 7500/- monthly stipend.

    Curriculum:
  • Core Courses: Compulsory for all students, such as Essential Mathematics, Algorithms, etc.
  • Elective Courses: Information Technology, Communication Technology, Electronics and Computer Science and Engineering
  • Research: Each student is required to undergo 1 year (2 semesters) of research with a faculty advisor as a mentor & must then submit a Master's thesis to in order to be awarded the final M.Tech ICT degree.

  • Fees: The fees & payment structure may be revised.
  • Tuition fee per semester: Rs. 25,000/-
  • Registration Fee per semester: Rs. 2,500/-
  • Caution deposit (to be paid at the time of admission & refundable at the end of the course): Rs. 5,000/-


  • M.Sc. IT


    The Master of Science (Information Technology) offered at DA-IICT is a post graduate program for those who wish to take up a career in the IT field.

    Duration: 2 years, full time

    Number of seats: 90

    Eligibility: You should be a graduate with a minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying degree exam.

    Selection process: Candidates are admitted on the basis of an all-India Entrance Test conducted in various cities.

    Curriculum: 3 semesters course work & 1 semester M.Sc. project work.

    Internship: Each student must undergo summer internship in the industry in his/her final semester.

    Fees: The fees & payment structure may be revised.
  • Tuition fee per semester: Rs. 25,000/-
  • Registration Fee per semester: Rs. 2,500/-
  • Caution deposit (to be paid at the time of admission & refundable at the end of the course): Rs. 5,000/-


  • M.Sc. (ICT Agriculture & Rural Development)


    The Master of Science (ICT in Agriculture and Rural Development) offered at DA-IICT is a post graduate program for those taking up a career in agri-business or market analysis or research.

    Duration: 2 years, full time

    Number of seats: 20

    Eligibility: Candidate must have a recognized degree with 3 years of education after Std. XII with 60% marks or equivalent grade point average in the qualifying degree. Preference will be given to science & engineering graduates having degree in Agriculture Engineering, Bio-Sciences & Engineering, Forestry, Management Sciences, Fisheries, Environmental Sciences, Computer Applications, Computer Science, etc

    Selection process: Candidates are admitted on the basis of an all-India Entrance Test conducted in various cities.

    Curriculum:
  • Foundation courses: ICT training tool, policies in agriculture, introduction to development studies, etc.
  • Elective courses: You can select 2 courses for specialization. The courses include Precision Farming, Program Managemnt, E- (M-) governance for Development, Supply Chain Management, etc.

  • Fees: The fees & payment structure may be revised.
  • Tuition fee per semester: Rs. 20,000/-
  • Registration Fee per semester: Rs. 2,500/-
  • Caution deposit (to be paid at the time of admission & refundable at the end of the course): Rs. 5,000/-


  • M.Des.


    The Master in Design (Communication Design) offered at DA-IICT is a post graduate program which incorporates both visual as well as interactive communication design.

    Duration: 2 years, full time

    Number of seats: 20

    Eligibility: You must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a statutory university in fields of Engineering, Technology, Science, Social Science, Humanities, Applied Arts, or Performing Arts with minimum of 55% marks or CPI of 6.0/10.0 in the degree exam.

    Selection process: Candidates have to appear for an entrance test & interview at the DA-IICT campus at Gandhinagar.

    Curriculum: The program's curriculum incorporates various facets of multimedia technology so that students get an in-depth learning experience of both the design as well as the aesthetic aspects of Information Communication Technology.

    Fees: The fees & payment structure may be revised.
  • Tuition fee per semester: Rs. 33,000/-
  • Registration Fee per semester: Rs. 2,500/-
  • Caution deposit (to be paid at the time of admission & refundable at the end of the course): Rs. 5,000/-


  • Dual program


    DA-IICT offers a dual program of B.Tech & M.Tech for those aspiring to pursue a career in research and development.

    Duration: 5 years (instead of 4 years B.Tech & 2 years M.Tech, you do both with one less year)

    Ph.D. programs at DA-IICT University


    DA-IICT offers Ph.D. programs for both national and international candidates. Fields of research include: Information and Communication Technology, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Sciences, Design.

    Duration: 3 to 5 years

    Eligibility: M.Tech. / M.E. in Information and Communication Technology related areas or B.Tech. / B.E. in Information & Communication Technology related areas or M.C.A. / M.Sc. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, & Electronics. You must have obtained minimum 60% marks in the degree exam. Those applying for Ph.D. in the field of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, & Sciences should have an M Phil degree in the desired area with at least 60% marks.

    Selection process: entrance test & interview

    Fees:
  • Rs. 2,500 registration fee per Semester
  • Rs. 5,000 caution deposit which is refundable at the end of the academic program
  • Rs. 15,000 tuition fee per Semester


  • Dhirubhai Ambani IICT University campus events


    Life at the DA-IICT university campus is not just all study, study and study! There are plenty of fun-filled cultural activities and other events as well as various clubs. The main event is the annual college fest named Synapse. This fest includes both technological & cultural competitions as well as workshops and panel discussions. Cultural events include celebrating major festivals and organizing competitions for showcasing music, dance, art, poetry & other creative skills.

    Students can enroll as members of the various clubs, which include ones for computer software & hardware, electronics, films, quiz, debating, theatre, etc. One of the unique clubs is the Sun club which was set up in collaboration with Sun Microsystems, Inc.to promote the company's products on the DA-IICT campus. There is even a French club! There is also a club to reach out to the underprivileged people of society & those with disabilities.

    Contact information of DA-IICT Gujarat
    Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
    Near Indroda Circle,
    Gandhinagar – 382 007,
    Gujarat
    India
    Ph: (079) 30520000/Fax: (079) 30520010
    General Email: info@daiict.ac.in
    Email for Undergraduate courses: ug_admissions@daiict.ac.in
    Email for Post Graduate courses: pg_admissions@daiict.ac.in
    Website: DA-IICT


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