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Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar MA Admissions 2018


Admission to M.A. (Society and Culture) 2018

IIT Gandhinagar is inviting applications for admission into its Master of Arts in Society and Culture (MASC) for the academic year 2018-19
Program Details

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

The two-year Masters Emerges from a conviction that students need to be trained to understand the social and political context around them; that encounters with theoretical and cutting-edge formulations on societies and nations are necessary and must also be learnt in tandem with real-life observation and fieldwork

Eligibility Criteria

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 2017-18 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 exams, academic achievements and aptitude for the study of society and culture, etc)

Selection Process

Admission is offered on the basis of a written 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 the study of society and culture

The final selection decision will be based on all of above, viz., academic records, aptitude, written test and interview. Test and interview will be held at IIT Gandhinagar

Financial Support

Eligible candidates admitted 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

How to Apply

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

Important Dates

Last date for submitting applications: 15th January 2018

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

Admission Test and Interviews: 10th – 11th March 2018

Announcement of accepted candidates: 19th March 2018

Fee payment deadline: 19th Apr 2018

For any further information about the program, please email us at: masc@iitgn.ac.in or visit the website: www.iitgn.ac.in

IIT Gandhinagar, Vishwakarma

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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