DA-IICT is a University established under an Act of Gujarat State Legislature (Act No. 6 of 2003). It is also UGC recognized statutory university and it has announced admissions to the thirteenth batch (2013 Batch) of its B Tech (Information and Communication Technology) (ICT) program and first batch (2013 batch) of B Tech (Honours in ICT with minor in Computational Science).
Information & Communication Technology (ICT) embodies the convergence of Computer and Communication systems and has obtained wide acceptance as a distinct discipline. ICT is considered to be a discipline dealing with accessing, storage, processing, transmission, reception and display of information, primarily using digital systems and techniques. The curriculum in the B.Tech (ICT) program tries to address the optimized convergence of existing Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) as well as Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) disciplines by identifying the broad areas of performance capabilities. It is also expected that B.Tech (ICT) graduates would enjoy a special niche only if they have certain performance capabilities not found in conventional CSE and/or ECE graduates.
Computational science is concerned with constructing mathematical models, simulating and quantitative analysis techniques, and using computers to analyze and solve scientific problems with applications in engineering and social sciences. A mathematical model is a description of a system using mathematical concepts and language. The process of developing a mathematical model is termed mathematical modeling. A model may help to explain a system and to study the effects of different components, and to make predictions about behavior. Quantitative analysis helps to build a computational model using computer simulation and other forms of computation to analyze problems in various scientific disciplines Mathematical models are used not only in the natural sciences and engineering disciplines, but also in the social sciences; physicists, engineers, statisticians, operations research analysts and economists use mathematical models most extensively. Traditionally, the quality of modeling depends on how well the mathematical models developed on the theoretical side agree with results of repeatable experiments. Lack of agreement between theoretical mathematical models and experimental measurements often leads to important advances as better theories are developed.
In Computational science, unlike the traditional theoretical and experimental approaches, the scientists and engineers gain understanding, mainly through the analysis of mathematical models implemented on computers. Scientists and engineers develop computer programs, application software that model systems being studied and run these programs with various sets of input parameters. Typically, these models require massive amounts of calculations (usually floating-point) and are often executed on high performance computing backbone consisting of supercomputers or distributed computing or several inter-connected clusters of workstations and personal computers. The rapid advances in processors, fast inter-connect networks, general purpose off the shelf computers, distributed shared memory systems, sophisticated modeling, simulation and analysis tools and software design/development tools and frameworks have helped in building computational models that with a fair degree of accuracy simulate the physical system. This coupled with the analysis tools have resulted in getting deep insights into the physical system that has helped strengthen the existing theoretical and experimental approaches to analyzing a physical system. Computational Science and Engineering finds diverse applications.
To complete the Computation Science Program successfully, the students have to take additional 18-24 credits worth of courses besides the usual ICT courses. The student must obtain a minimum CPI of 6.5 after completion of third Semester to continue in the program failing which she/he will be moved to the B.Tech (ICT) Program. The students enrolled in the B.Tech (Computational Science) Program can also apply for transfer to B.Tech (ICT) Program prior to the commencement of classes in any semester after completion of the third Semester. The students who have obtained a CPI of 7.5 and above may apply at the end of the third Semester for transfer to the B.Tech (Computational Science) Program and the transfer will be granted only subject to availability of seats and in descending order from the highest CPI obtained.
Admission procedure for Indian Citizens is described below:
Admission to the above programs will be based on the All India Rank of Joint Entrance Examination 2013 (JEE-2013) Main, which is conducted by CBSE. Therefore, candidates who are appearing for JEE 2013 Main can only apply for these programs.
The short-listed candidates, based on the All India Ranking of JEE 2013, will be called for counseling at Gandhinagar and will be offered admission in order of their merit (based on the All India Ranking of JEE 2013).
A limited number of seats will be offered through a separate channel called ‘Direct Admission of Foreign and NRI Students’ (DAFS) to Non-Resident Indians, Foreign Nationals and Persons of Indian Origin. For details on DAFS click here or contact the International Students Cell at DA-IICT email: international_students[at]daiict[dot]ac[dot]in.
Number of Seats
The intakes of the Programs are as under:
- B.Tech (Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – 240
- B.Tech (Honours in ICT with minor in Computational Science) - 60
Gujarat Category: Fifty per cent of the above seats will be filled in through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), Government of Gujarat.
All India Category: The remaining fifty per cent will be filled in directly by DA-IICT.
All India Category candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe will be admitted on relaxed criteria as compared to the general category candidates. In case some of the reserved seats are not filled in, the unfilled seats will be transferred to the general category. For Gujarat Category, ACPC will follow its own policy in this regard.
In addition to the 300 seats, 30 seats will be offered to Non-Resident Indians/Foreign Nationals through DAFS.
The DA-IICT reserves the right to change the eligibility, number of seats, admission policy and procedures etc., without any prior Notice.
The minimum academic qualification for admission to the programs is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination (mentioned below). The candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry/Bio-technology/Computer Science/Biology. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in 2013 are also eligible to apply for consideration of provisional admission. All candidates who are offered provisional admission will be required to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 examination or equivalent) to the Institute latest by 30 October 2013, failing which such provisional admission will stand cancelled.
If a candidate is found ineligible at a later date, even after admission to DA-IICT, his/her admission will be cancelled. All admissions will be subject to verification of facts from the original testimonials/certificates/documents of the candidates. The decision of the concerned authorities of DA-IICT regarding eligibility of any candidate shall be final.A list of qualifying examinations is given below:
- The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Education, including Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
- Intermediate Science or Two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
- Final Examination of the Two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
- Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognised by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to the 10+2 system.
- H.S.C. Vocational Examination.
- Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
- Three or four-year diploma recognised by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
Date of Birth
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 01 October 1988 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the 10th or 12th standard certificate, as issued by the Board/University only, will be taken as authentic. Candidates must produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of counseling.
|Tuition Fee||Rs. 42,500 per Semester|
|Registration Fee||Rs. 2,500 per Semester|
|Caution Deposit||Rs. 10,000 (Refundable at the end of the Program)|
|Hostel Rent||Rs. 7,000 per Semester (Staying in the hostel is compulsory)|
|Food||As per actuals, as charged by the canteen/cafeteria. (These expenses will be approximately Rs.2,000 per month)|
At the time of counseling an amount of Rs.52,500 (Rs. 42,500 towards Tuition Fee for the First Semester and Rs. 10,000 towards Caution Deposit) is to be paid through a Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘DA-IICT’, payable at Ahmedabad. Subsequently, fees are charged semester-wise, at the registration of each semester. The Institute reserves the right to revise the fee and payment structure.
A few students admitted to the programs would be awarded merit scholarship equivalent to full tuition fees. The Institute shall draw a list of students eligible for merit scholarship based on the admission ranks drawn from Gujarat and All India Categories separately. In addition, five merit-cum-means scholarship would be offered to the students with highest Ranks subject to a means test.
The counseling will be conducted at the Institute campus. Merit List and counseling procedure will be put on this website. Candidates will also be invited for counseling through individual communication. Candidates, whose names appear in the merit list put on the website, even if they have not received the invitation letter, should appear for counseling as per the notified schedule.
On the counseling day, candidates (along with their parent/guardian) are required to visit DA-IICT campus, look around the infrastructure available and talk to the faculty and other officials to make a decision about their admission to DA-IICT. Counseling will include verification of testimonials and academic credentials of candidates viz. identity, age, academic qualifications and category, and thereafter offer admission or provisional admission to eligible candidates as the case may be.
Submission of Application Form
A candidate has to apply in the prescribed DA-IICT Application Form. A photocopy of the JEE Main 2013 Score Card is also required to be enclosed with the completed DA-IICT Application Form and sent to the Institute in the envelope provided for the purpose. DA-IICT Application Form Number should be written on the top right corner of the photocopy of the JEE Main 2013 admit card. The prescribed DA-IICT Application Form can be availed as under:
- The Form along with the Information Brochure and Admission Procedure can be availed for Rs. 1100 at select Branches of Axis Bank (formerly UTI Bank) given in the following link.
- Alternatively, it can be obtained by sending a demand draft, of Rs. 1200 drawn in favour of “DA-IICT” and payable at Ahmedabad, to the address given at the end. Candidates must write their name and complete mailing address with phone number on the back of the demand draft. DA-IICT will not be responsible for any loss or postal delay.
- Candidates can also apply online by making an online payment (through credit /debit card) of Rs 1000 by clicking here.
The last date for receiving the completed Application Form at DA-IICT is 05 July 2013. The online submission will also be available up to 05 July 2013. Applications received after the last date will not be accepted. Incomplete application forms or forms having overwriting are liable to be rejected.
Address for Correspondence
UG Admissions 2013
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
Near Indroda Circle
Gandhinagar – 382 007, Gujarat, India.
Phone: (079) 30520000 Fax: (079) 30510610
|Sale of Application Forms||Commences on||04 June 2013|
|Closes on||01 July 2013|
|Last Date for receiving completed Application Forms||05 July 2013|
|Counselling Date||All India Category||To be declared|
|Commencement of session||To be declared|
Warning for Ragging
Ragging is strictly forbidden at DA-IICT. Any infraction towards this can lead to the expulsion of the student(s) from the Institute.
The information provided here are to inform the prospective candidates about the programs and activities of DA-IICT and are subject to change from time to time. The candidates will be bound by the rules and regulations of the Institute as applicable during their course of study at DA-IICT. Students who have failed to achieve the minimum required academic performance at the end of second or fourth semester shall be discontinued from the Institute. Disputes, if any, shall be subject to Gandhinagar jurisdiction only.