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IIT Gandhinagar MA in Society and Culture (MASC) Admission 2019

Master Admission 2019

 

IIT Gandhinagar announces Admission to M.A. in Society and Culture 2019

IIT Gandhinagar MA Admission 2019. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for admission to 2 years Master of Arts in Society and Culture (MASC) program for the session 2019
 
Admission to MA Program at IIT Gandhinagar will be on the basis of entrance test and interview. The limited number of candidates will be invited for a written test and interview based on the academic records and aptitude for graduate study in the humanities and social sciences.
 
Also See : MA Admissions

 

M.A. in Society and Culture Program

  • The Masters in Society and Culture, a unique program conceptualized and implemented by the faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (since 2013) has a specific goal of providing to students (from any disciplinary background) breadth and focus in the key disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • It does so by providing fundamental learning, debates, and methods in the disciplines of literature, sociology, anthropology, political science and history

 
Also See : Admission Notifications

 

Core Courses

List of core and specialized track courses to provide a view into the nature and scope of the program:

  • Perspectives in History, Perspectives on Politics, Critical Approaches to Anthropology and Sociology, Perspectives on Indian Civilization, Theoretical Perspectives in Literary Studies, Research Methods in Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Literature & Society Track Electives (Indicative): Reading English in English Classical Indian Literature, India Through the Writer’s Eye, World literature and Readings from Bengal, South Asia through Literature
  • History & Politics Track Electives (Indicative): History of Modern India (1930-1964) Paradox of Indian Democracy, Social History of Dissent Mobs, Crowds and Citizens: Democracy and Mass Mobilisation in India, Global Poverty and Developmental Aid
  • Introduction to Demography: Population Measures and Social Processes, Global Poverty & Development Aid, Disease, Health & Inequality, Human Development: Theory, Measures and Policies, Education in Modern India: History, Policies & Process of Reforms, Theories of social epidemiology

 

IIT Gandhinagar MA Admission 2019 Dates

  • Online Application: Open now
  • Admission Test and Interview Dates: 09th and 10th February 2019

 

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Gandhinagar MA Admission 2019

  • The minimum criterion to apply is a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent CPI/GPA). The students who are awaiting final semester/year results and those who would be completing Bachelor’s degree in the academic year 2018-19 are also eligible to apply
  • Eligibility requirements for SC/ST/OBC candidates will be in accordance to the UGC/Supreme Court guidelines

 

Selection Procedure for IIT Gandhinagar MA Admission 2019

  • Admission to MA Program is offered on the basis of entrance test and interview
  • The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records and aptitude for graduate study in the humanities and social sciences
  • The final selection will be based on all of above, viz., academic records, aptitude for cognitive science, written test and interview
  • The institute may also exercise the option of offering admission to a few outstanding candidates based on academic records without calling them for written test and/or interview
  • Test and interview will be held at IIT Gandhinagar

 
Financial Support

  • Eligible candidates admitted to M.A. Program will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.5000/-. The stipend support will be renewed per semester subject to a student’s continued satisfactory progress in the program
  • Institute encourages M.A. students to present their research work at national and international conferences, and provides travel Scholarships of up to Rs.60000/- to such students

 

IIT Gandhinagar MA Admission 2019 Application Form

  • All applications must be submitted online at www.iitgn.ac.in
  • Candidates 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
  • The candidates appearing for the Test/Interview will be reimbursed any amount exceeding Rs.750/- for to and fro single second-sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route from their place of residence to the Institute /venue of the Test / Interview. For example, in case of total railway fare of Rs.1000/- the candidate will be reimbursed Rs.250/-. It is required to produce evidence (railway ticket) in support of the claim.
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected. There is NO application fee.

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar

Centre for Cognitive Science, IIT Gandhinagar, Vishwakarma Engineering College Complex, Chandkheda, Visat-Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad-382424 (Gujarat), Tel.: +91-93284-74222, Website www.iitgn.ac.in

 

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