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DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Dhirbuhani Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DAIICT) announces Admission for PhD Program in ICT and Allied Domains, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Art, Humanities and Social Sciences. Interested candidates can apply through online mode till April 30, 2020. Read on for details on eligibility criteria, selection process, application process and more.

 

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Submission of online Application form commences on

18th February 2020

Submission of online application form closes on

30th April 2020

Entrance  Examination for candidates not called for direct interview

07th June 2020

Announcement of list of candidates called for interview

14th June 2020

Date of interview (tentative)

First week of July

Announcement of Result (tentative)

First week of July

Commencement of classes

TBD

 

Eligibility Criteria for DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020

Category

Qualification

ICT and Allied Domains

M.Tech./M.E./M.C.A./M.Sc./M.Phil./B.Tech/B.E. or equivalent degree in ICT / CS / EC / IT / EE / IN / Mathematics / Statistics / Physics / Bioinformatics / Electronics or other appropriate disciplines with 60% marks or its equivalent in the qualifying degree as per the norms set by degree awarding Institute/University.

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

M.Sc./M.Tech./M.Phil./B.Tech./B.E. or equivalent degree in Engineering Physics / Computational Science / Computer Science / Scientific Computing / Physics / Mathematics / Electronics / Bioinformatics or other appropriate disciplines with 60% marks or its equivalent as per the norms set by the degree awarding Institute/University.

Sponsored candidates

Educational qualifications as mentioned in the category (A and B) above with three years of relevant experience.
The candidates should be sponsored by an R&D organization with which DA-IICT has established over five years of cooperative research programme or has signed an MOU.

The candidate who intends to apply in this category should forward his/her application through proper channel, that is, a forwarding certificate/letter by the head of the department/institute.

Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

M.A./M.Com./M.B.A./ M.Phil. or an equivalent degree in the desired discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent as per the norms set by the degree awarding Institute/University. M. Phil. degree holders will be preferred.

External (part-time)

Educational qualifications as mentioned in the category (A, B and D) above with three years of relevant experience.
The candidates should be working in an R&D organization or university/institution.

 

The candidate who intends to apply in this category should forward his/her application through proper channel that is, forwarding certificate/letter by the head of the department/institute. Find here Sponsorship certificate template link (PDF).

 

Selection Criteria for DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020

Direct Interview for candidates with valid JRF/DST Inspire/PM scholarship/Visvesvaraya PhD scheme at the time of application

Shortlisting will be based on an online entrance test to be conducted at DAIICT Gandhinagar, and other centers (tentative list of centers: Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and DAIICT Gandhinagar) and the selection will be on the basis of a personal interview at DAIICT Gandhinagar.

 

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee

Rs. 20,000 per semester

Registration Fee

Rs. 2500 per semester

Hostel Rent

Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 20,000 per semester depending upon hostel block in which room is available

Caution Deposit

Rs 20,000 (refundable at the end of the program)

 

Stipend/Fellowship:

DA-IICT Fellowship

The stipend is Rs. 21,000/- per month till the end of the semester in which the candidate clears the comprehensive examination.

After passing the comprehensive examination, for the first two years the stipend would be Rs. 25,000 per month. For the next two years the stipend will be raised by Rs. 3,000 per month

 

Candidates with either M. Phil, valid NET-JRF, GATE score of 500 or above or top rank in University/Institute in their qualifying degree would be eligible for DAIICT fellowship of Rs. 30,000 per month after passing the comprehensive examination.

TCS Research Fellowship

Rs. 41,000/- per month for the first two years and Rs. 45,000/- per month for the next two years. Other Incentives are:

A contingency of Rs. 1, 00,000/- is available in first year for use during the tenure of studies.

A student enrolled as TCS Research Scholar is eligible to receive support for paper presentation in one International refereed conference, held outside India, and two National/International refereed conferences, held in India, during her/his tenure.

 

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Candidates can submit online application on the official website: www.daiict.ac.in

The Candidate has to satisfy the eligibility criteria in order for his/her application to be considered for admission into the PhD. program.

Applicants who have not been invited directly for the interview are required to appear for DAIICT’s PhD Entrance Examination.

The candidates shortlisted based on either their performance in the DA-IICT PhD entrance test OR invited directly for interview, have to appear for personal interview. In the interview, the candidates will be evaluated by a panel of expert faculty on foundational as well as specialized topics of their background and research interests.  For this purpose, the candidates have to submit a one page statement of purpose as a part of their application. 

The candidates who have accepted admission offers will be notified to appear for registration, followed by document verification, payment of fees and on confirmation of admission, the orientation program.

 

Application Fee

Application fee (non-refundable) is Rs. 1200/- plus GST@ 18%

 

For more details and to apply online visit the official website

 

 

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