DA-IICT, a UGC recognised statutory university, has announced Admission to the thirteenth Batch (2013 Batch) of its M Tech (ICT) program for the academic year 2013-14. 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 under the Foreign Exchange Management Act of the Reserve Bank of India is a person resident outside India who is either a citizen of India or a person of Indian Origin.Ē
Under this definition even students studying abroad can also be treated as NRIs and accordingly be eligible for † foreign investments and NRE/FCNR accounts. Further a person of Indian Origin includes a person, being a citizen of any country other than Pakistan and Bangladesh who (i) held an Indian Passport at any time, or†(ii) himself or either of his parents or any of his grandparents were citizens of India,†or†(iii) is a spouse of an Indian citizen, or (iv) is a spouse of a person covered under (i) or (ii) above.
"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".
1. For the MTech program a qualifying undergraduate degree in the form of B.E. / B.Tech or equivalent with specialization in one of the following areas: Electrical and Electronics (EEE), Electronics and Telecommunications (ECE), Computer Science/Engineering (CSE), Information Technology (IT).
M.Sc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Statistics
For PG admissions to Msc IT, MDes or MSc ICT ARD the candidate must have a qualifying undergraduate degree in a suitably allied discipline that will be evaluated on a case to case basis.
2. Candidates must have passed (or must be appearing for in the year 2013) the qualifying examination, 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 their qualifying degree.
3. Candidates, who are appearing in the qualifying degree examination in the year 2013, will be considered for provisional admission based on their GRE scores and scores up to their most recent examination in their qualifying degree programs. All such candidates will be required to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination to the Institute latest by 30 October 2013 failing which such provisional admission will stand cancelled.
Note: The above eligibility criteria is only a minimum requirement and the institute will use the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores to shortlist candidates for offering admission.