DA-IICT, a UGC recognised statutory university, has announced Admission to the Tenth Batch (2010 Batch) of its B Tech (ICT) program for the academic year 2010-11. Admission to this batch for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Foreign Nationals (FN) will be through a separate channel called Direct Admission of Foreign and NRI Students (DAFS). For the purpose of Admission, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) will be regarded as Foreign Nationals.
Non Resident Indian (NRI) in this context means, Non Resident Indian as defined in Income Tax Act, 1961 with the following clarifications:
An individual is Non Resident when he is, “not a resident” or who is “not ordinary resident”. A person is treated as “not ordinary resident” when any of the following conditions is satisfied:
I. If he/she has not been resident in India in nine out of ten preceding years;
II. If he/she has not been in India for a period of 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.
“Foreign National” (FN) in this context means an individual having citizenship of a foreign country (citizens of all countries other than India) and not having the status of “NRI”.
Admission will be granted based on the performance in the 12th standard or equivalent examination.
Preference for admission under this category will be given to the candidates who have
1.Obtained a total score of 1500 or more in the SAT Subject Tests (formerly SAT II) of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Level 2 (formerly Mathematics II- C)
and / or
2. have performed well at A-levels or equivalent standard examination of UK education system in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Candidates will have to request the SAT Program to send their SAT Tests scores directly to Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The scores must reach the Institute by 12 May 2010.
Candidates must have passed (or must be appearing for in the year 2010) the qualifying examination, i.e. 12th standard or equivalent from any system of education as recognised by the Association of Indian Universities in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Computer Science and must have secured a minimum GPA of 6 on a 10-point scale, if grades are awarded. In case marks are awarded, candidates must have secured at least 60% aggregate in all the subjects of the qualifying examination.
Candidates, who are appearing in the final examination in the year 2010, will be considered for provisional admission. All such candidates will be required to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination (12th standard or equivalent) to the Institute latest by 30 October 2010 failing which such provisional admission will stand cancelled.
The candidate or his/her parents should be NRI and should have passed the prescribed qualifying examination from a school/institution located abroad.
Only those candidates whose date of birth is on or after 01 October 1985 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Education Board/University Certificate only will be taken as authentic. Candidates must produce the relevant certificate, in original, as a proof of their age at the time of registration for first semester, failing which they will be disqualified.
|Tuition fee||US $5,000 per semester|
|Registration Fee||US $100 per semester|
|Caution Deposit||US $1,000 (Refundable at the end of the Program)|
|Hostel Charges||US $500 per semester|
|Food|| At actuals, as charged by the canteen/cafeteria.
(These expenses will be approximately US $50 per month)
At the time of admission an amount of US $ 6,000 ($ 5,000 towards Tuition Fee for the First Semester, and $ 1,000 towards Caution Deposit) is to be paid through Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favor of DA-IICT, Gandhinagar. The DD shall be issued by a first class bank. DDs issued by Exchange Companies/Private Bankers will not be accepted. The amount must reach the Institute not later than 24 June 2010. Registration Fee and Hostel Charges are to be deposited at the time of registration of first semester.
If a candidate accepts the admission by paying the above amount but does not join, then only the caution deposit will be refunded.
The Institute reserves the right to revise the fee and the payment structure as may be decided by it from time to time.
The prescribed Application Form along with the instructions for filling up this Form can be downloaded by clicking here.Candidates who are admitted under NRI category of DAFS must continue within this category only and are not eligible for consideration under the procedure for Indian students.
Completed Application Form, along with the Application Fee of US $250 and following documents, must reach the Institute on or before 05 May 2010:
- Duly authenticated transcripts of all marks/grades secured in all terms/semesters leading to the qualifying examination.
- Certificate/document from the appropriate authority indicating your residency status (NRI/FN).
International Students' Cell
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
Near Indroda Circle
Gandhinagar – 382 007, Gujarat, India.
Fax: (079) 30520010
Last date for receiving completed Application Form
05 May 2010
Last date for receiving SAT Scores
12 May 2010
Last date for dispatch of Admission Offers to the selected candidates
10 June 2010
|Last date for receiving Admission fee||24 June 2010|
The candidates will be bound by the rules and regulations of the Institute as applicable during their course of study at DA-IICT. Disputes, if any, relating to admission shall be subject to Gandhinagar / Ahmedabad (Gujarat, India) jurisdiction only.