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IIT Gandhinagar MSc Admission 2018


IIT Gandhinagar MSc in Cognitive Science Admission 2018

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for admission to 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Cognitive Science Program for the session 2018
About the M.Sc. Cognitive Sci. Program

The objective of the Master’s Program is to offer students from different backgrounds, breadth of knowledge and research techniques in a wide range of areas in Cognitive Science

The MSc Program will follow a structure of four semesters and registration during the summer in between. The total credits required for graduation would be 80. Basic framework of the curriculum will include the core courses, electives and a research project
Representative Courses

List of Representative Courses are the following: Foundations of Cognitive science; Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology; Computational models of Cognition; Philosophy of Mind, |Biology of Neural & Cognitive Processes; Cognition & Emotion;  Perception & Experience; Attention and Perception;  Human Computer Interaction & Affective Computing;  Learning & Decision making;  Computational Neuroscience;  Neuroimaging Methods;  Introduction to Paleoneuropsychology; Cognition and Culture – Anthropological Perspectives on the Human Mind;  Learning and Memory; Behavioural Economics

Eligibility Criteria

Students who have a Bachelor’s degree (e.g. BA., B.Sc., B Tech, B.Com, 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 & PD category candidates in the qualifying degree, are eligible to apply

Students who would be completing Bachelor’s degree in the academic year 2017-18 are also eligible to apply

Selection Procedure

The short-listing of the applications is based on the overall credentials (Marks in the qualifying exams, academic achievements and aptitude for cognitive science; the eligibility criteria

The institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records and aptitude for cognitive science

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

Exam is a multiple-choice test that will assess general reading and comprehension in English

Financial Support

Eligible candidates admitted to M.Sc. Cognitive Science 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.Sc. students to present their research work at national and international conferences, and provides travel Scholarships of up to Rs.60000/- to such students

How to Apply

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. Incomplete applications will be rejected

There is no application fee

Important Dates

Last Date for Submitting Applications: 15th January 2018

Web announcement of short-listed candidates: 22nd February 2018

Date of Test & Interview: 10th & 11th March 2018

Web announcement of Selected Candidates: 19th March 2018

Last Date for Payment of Fees: 19th April 2018

For more information visit the IIT Gandhinagar website: www.iitgn.ac.in


IIT Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITG) Ahmedabad – 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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