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Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, IITG, Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, IITG, Gandhinagar
Palaj, Gandhinagar, Gujrat – 382355
Phone: 079 23952051 2053
Fax: 0674 2300995
Email: academics@iitgn.ac.in Website www.iitgn.ac.in

About College:

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar strives to offer the best undergraduate and graduate education in India with unmatched innovations in curriculum. The institute promotes critical thinking and an appreciation of the interdisciplinary character of knowledge, with an emphasis on the liberal arts, project oriented learning, compulsory courses in design and the life sciences, diversity and globalization. The five-week immersion Foundation Programme for all new undergraduate students was recognized with the World Education Award 2013 by the World Education Summit for innovations in engineering education. Nearly a quarter of its undergraduate students receive study abroad experience during their academic career.  IIT Gandhinagar is committed to promoting excellence in science, technology, as well as the humanities and social sciences and to the development of rounded and nuanced minds.

IIT Gandhinagar was founded in 2008 and is located in Palaj, Gandhinagar, Gujarat on the banks of river Sabarmati. Gandhinagar is in proximity to Ahmedabad which is one of the oldest living cities in India, known both for a rich cultural past as well as state-of-the-art infrastructure, thriving industries, and many modern amenities. The city is also the hub of prestigious academic and research institutes, such as the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and the National Institute of Design. Gujarat’s long standing mercantile and business tradition encourages excellence and entrepreneurship.

Course Name:

Ph.D. [Specialization: Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, History, Language & Literature, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Epidemiology and Sociology]

Eligibility:

At least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./M.Sc./B.Tech./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum at Institute level.

For discipline wise minimum eligibility criteria, please see below. The disciplines may use higher cut off levels for short listing besides giving due consideration to the way questions are answered in the application form. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.

·         Biological Engineering: At least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: MSc (Biosciences / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Zoology / Botany); BTech/MTech (Biochemical / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Biophysics / Biomaterials / Biomedical Engineering) or equivalent degree and related programs.

·         Chemical Engineering: First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: BE/BTech/ME/MTech or equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering OR related branches of Engineering.

·         Chemistry: At least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: MSc (Analytical Chemistry/ Organic Chemistry/ General Chemistry/ Physical Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology) or equivalent degree and related programs.

·         Civil Engineering: First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: BE/BTech/ME/MTech or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field.

·         Cognitive Science: 60% (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in BTech/MTech/MSc or equivalent OR 55% (50% for SC/ST/PD) or 5.5 (5.0 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: MA equivalent.

·         Computer Science and Engineering: BE/BTech/MTech/ME in CS/EC/EE with 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.5 (6.0 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 OR MSc in Mathematics/Physics/Bioinformatics or related areas with 1st class or 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.5 (6.0 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 and strong interest in computer science and engineering.

·         Humanities and Social Sciences: 55% (50% for SC/ST) or 5.5 (5.0 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: MA or equivalent. OR 60% (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in BTech/MTech/MSc or equivalent.

·         Earth Sciences: MSc (Geology, Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Environmental Sciences, Remote Sensing, Geography or related subjects) with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or a CPI/CGPA of 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) out of 10. Must be CSIR-NET, INSPIRE fellowship or GATE qualified OR M.Tech./M.Phil. (Geology, Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Environmental Sciences, Remote Sensing/GIS/Geomatics, Hydrology or related subjects) with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) / CPI/CGPA of 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) out of 10.

·         Electrical Engineering: First Class or 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.5(6.0 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: BE/BTech/ME/MTech or Equivalent degree in the broad area of Electrical and/or Electronics engineering, OR BE/BTech/ME/MTech or Equivalent degree in other branches of Engineering may be considered in areas consistent with the research areas of the discipline, OR MSc in disciplines consistent with the research areas of the discipline.

·         Mechanical Engineering: First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: BTech/MTech or equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering OR BTech/MTech degree or equivalent in Chemical Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Production Engineering / Industrial Engineering/ Aerospace Engineering OR BTech/ MTech Degree in other branches of Engineering / Technology with an outstanding academic record may also be considered for research areas consistent with their academic background and special interests of the discipline.

·         Materials Science and Engineering: First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: BE/BTech/MTech/MS or equivalent degree in Materials Science/ Metallurgical/Mechanical/Manufacturing/Electrical/Electronics Engineering/Physics/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology.

·         Mathematics: M.A./M.Sc. in Mathematics with at least First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 OR BE/BTech with at least 60% (55% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.0 (5.5 for SC/ST) CPI/CGPA will be considered.

·         Physics: MSc (in Physics, Applied Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Comp. Science) or MTech (in related areas of Physics) or BE/BTech in Engineering Physics with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PD) or a CPI/CGPA of 6.0 out of 10.0 (5.5/10.0 for SC/ST/PD candidates). Applicants must have qualified NET-JRF(Physics)/ GATE(Physics)/ JEST(Physics) examination not earlier than 2016.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure: All applications must be submitted online. If you are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application for each discipline. After successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number and a link to download the application form. Please save the application form. You need to furnish hardcopy of the application form and self attested copies of all the relevant documents at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected

·         Application Fees: Rs. 100/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 200/- (Others)

·         You NEED NOT send the hard-copy of the application form.

Closing Date:

PhD admission: Phase 1

·         Application Deadline: 12th February, 2019 (Tuesday)

·         Announcement of Shortlist: 22nd February, 2019 (Friday)

·         Written Tests and/or Interviews (tentative): 15-17 March, 2019 (Friday to Sunday)

PhD admission: Phase 2

·         Application Deadline: 2nd April, 2019 (Tuesday)

·         Announcement of Shortlist: 12th April, 2019 (Friday)

·         Written Tests and/or Interviews (tentative): 7-9 May, 2019 (Tuesday to Thursday)

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Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Gandhinagar
Palaj, Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Phone-No: 079 23952051 2053
Fax: 0674 2300995
Email: academics@iitgn.ac.in Website: www.iitgn.ac.in

About College:

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, deemed an institute of national importance by an Act of the Indian Parliament, strives to offer the best undergraduate engineering education in India with unmatched innovations in curriculum. The institute promotes critical thinking and an appreciation of the interdisciplinary character of knowledge, with an emphasis on the liberal arts, project oriented learning, compulsory courses in design and the life sciences, diversity and globalization.Its five-week immersion Foundation Programme for all new undergraduate students was recognized with the World Education Award 2013 by the World Education Summit for innovations in engineering education. Nearly a quarter of its undergraduate students receive study abroad experience during their academic career.

Course Name:

MA In Society and Culture

Eligibility:

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

The minimum criterion to apply is a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent CPI/GPA). Please note that meeting the minimum application criterion will not guarantee admission to the program. The students who are awaiting final semester/year results and those who would be completing Bachelor’s degree in the academic year 2018-2019 are also eligible to apply. Eligibility requirements for SC/ST/OBC candidates will be in accordance to the UGC/Supreme Court guidelines. The short-listing of the applications will be based on the overall credentials (marks in the qualifying examinations, academic achievements and aptitude for the study of society and culture, etc). The eligibility criteria mentioned above are minimum expectations and the committee may use higher cut-off levels for shortlisting.

Financial Support

Eligible candidates admitted to the M.A. program will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs. 5,000/-. The stipend support will be renewed per semester subject to a student’s continued satisfactory progress in the program.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure

All applications must be submitted online.

You NEED NOT send the hard copy of the application form. However, you need to furnish a hard copy of the application form with a photograph and all the documentary evidence in original (testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience and research/professional experience) at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected. There is NO application fee.

If you have any query about the program, please email us at: inquiry.masc@iitgn.ac.in

Closing Date:

Application Deadline: 11th January, 2019

Admission Test and Interview Dates: 9th and 10th February, 2019

 

Course Name:

MSc Cognitive Science

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Students who have a Bachelor’s degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., B.Tech, BCom, MBBS) in any discipline with a minimum of 55% (5.5 CGPA for students with letter grades/CGPA) aggregate marks for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% (5.0 CGPA for students with letter grades/CGPA) aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD category candidates in the qualifying degree, are eligible to apply for admission to the Master’s program in Cognitive Science. Students who would be completing Bachelor’s degree in the academic year 2017-2018 are also eligible to apply.

The short-listing of the applications is based on the overall credentials (Marks in the qualifying examinations, academic achievements and aptitude for cognitive science. The eligibility criteria mentioned above is minimum. The committee may use higher cut-off levels for shortlisting.

Financial Support

Eligible candidates admitted to MSc Cognitive Science program will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs. 5,000/-. The stipend support will be renewed per semester subject to a student’s continued satisfactory progress in the program.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure

All applications must be submitted online. You NEED NOT send the hard copy of the application form. However, you need to furnish hardcopy of the application form with photograph and all the documentary evidence in original (testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience and research/professional experience) at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected. There is NO application fee.

For any queries please write to cogs@iitgn.ac.in

Closing Date:

Application Deadline: 11th January, 2019

Written Test & Interview: 9th and 10th February, 2019

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