About IITGNIndian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) is an institute of national importance located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. IIT Gandhinagar was founded in the year 2008 and it is one of the 8 IITs. It has excellent infrastructure and provides facilities like 6 hostel blocks, common hostel library, and reading area, central dining facility, mess facilities, central cafeteria, gymnasium, jogging track, terrace gardens, rooftop open-air theatres, volleyball, basketball courts, football, cricket, hockey fields, table tennis rooms, etc. It offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses like B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, M.A, Ph.D, etc.
Admissions 2020Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar has announced admissions to the following two programs for the academic year 2020 - 2021
Eligibility criteriaCandidates have to fullfill the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned below to apply for admission to M.Sc., M.A programs at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN)
M.Sc. Cognitive Science
MA in Society & Culture
Note: Committee may use higher cut-off levels to shortlist the candidates. The above-mentioned eligibility criteria are minimum.
Selection procedureM.Sc. Cognitive Science
Candidates will be shortlisted based on their marks in the qualifying examinations, aptitude for cognitive science and academic achievements. All these shortlisted candidates will be invited for written test and interview. The written test consists of statistical aptitude questions and comprehensive type questions based on given passages. The final selection of candidates will be done based on their academic records, aptitude for cognitive science and their performance in the written test and interview.
MA in Society & Culture
Candidates will be shortlisted based on their marks in the qualifying examination, aptitude for the study of society and culture, etc. and they will be called for the written test and interview. The final selection of candidates will be done based on academic record, aptitude for graduate studies, written test, and interview. Written test and interview will be held at IIT Gandhinagar.
Written test and interview will be held at IIT Gandhinagar on 22nd, 23rd February 2020. If any changes in written test and interview dates, intimation will be given to the candidates through email. Candidates have to submit a hard copy of application form with a photograph, original documents of certificated, testimonials, publications, work experience and research / professional experience at the time of interview.
Financial supportCandidates admitted to the M.Sc. and M.A programs will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs. 5000/-. This will be renewed per semester subject to the candidates' satisfactory progress continuously in the program. Travel scholarships up to Rs. 60000/- will be provided to the candidates to present their research work at international and national conferences.
Application processInterested and eligible candidates are requested to apply online at the official website. The last day to submit an online application is 25th January 2020. Candidates have to furnish the hard copy of the application form at the time of the interview. There is no application fee for applying. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
Important dates to remember
Contact detailsIndian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar,
Palaj, Gandhinagar, Gujarat-382355
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The course structure of M.Sc in Cognitive Science and M.A in Society and Culture offered by IIT would prove much valuable to the aspirants in strengthening their concepts in the respective areas because of the competent teaching staff with a lot of experience. Moreover, the streams being taught in this premier institute cannot be compensated from other sources where the aspirants lack the conducive environment and the privilege of scholarship being offered by the institute.
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