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DA-IICT’s status

What is the status of DA-IICT? Is it a university, a college affiliated to any recognized university or any private institute still seeking for recognition/affiliation?
DA-IICT, a UGC recognised statutory university, is a major educational institute of the Reliance Group. The university status has been conferred on it through a State Act of the Government of Gujarat on 6 March 2003.

Is DA-IICT recognized by UGC?
The University Grants Commission (UGC) of the Government of India has notified the inclusion of DA-IICT in the list of universities maintained by the UGC under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act. This Notification was issued on 30 November 2004.

Has DA-IICT obtained/applied for AICTE approval?
DA-IICT does not fall under purview of AICTE for recognition of its program(s).

Does DA-IICT belong to AIU (Association of Indian Universities)?
Yes, DA-IICT is a member of AIU (as approved by the AIU in its 84th Annual Meeting held during 12-14 November 2009).

Academics

How students get evaluated during the program?
DA-IICT follows a choice based semester system (CBSS). Students are awarded letter grades on a 10-point scale (SPI/CPI). Grading is based on continuous evaluation throughout the semester and not simply on the final examination.

What is the structure of the B.Tech. (ICT) program?
See http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/academics/btech.html

Financial Aspects:

What is the fee structure of DA-IICT?

BTech (Indian Students):
http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/indian_students.html
BTech
(NRI and Foreign Students):
http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/NRI_and_Foreign.html

Am I eligible for a scholarship?

All the students admitted to the B Tech program, with an AIEEE All India

Rank better than 5000, would be awarded merit scholarship equivalent to full tuition fees.

In addition, five merit-cum-means scholarship would be offered to the students with the highest All India Ranks in AIEEE, subject to a means test.

Is there any assistantship or fellowship available for the B.Tech. (ICT) students?
B.Tech. students are eligible for TA-ship during 7-8th semesters. They are also eligible for RA-ships in the sponsored research projects.

Eligibility for other exams

Can I write for CAT after graduating from DA-IICT?
Certainly.

Are your students eligible for admission in IIMs?
Yes. Many DAIICT students get admissions offer from different Management Institutes including IIMs each year

Can I get admission in foreign university for higher studies? Is DA-IICTs degree recognized abroad?
Yes. DAIICT students have gone for higher studies in many foreign universities including Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Carnegie Mellon University; Columbia University; University of Minnesota; Stanford University; Purdue University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Cornell University; Northwestern University; Arizona State University; Case Western Reserve University; Rochester Institute of Technology; State University of New York (Buffalo); George Washington University; University of Florida (Gainesville); North Carolina State University; University of Texas, Austin; University of Georgia; University of California, Irvine; University of Central Florida; Missouri University of Science and Technology; The University of Alabama; Technical University of Denmark; University of Toronto.

Am I eligible for writing any competitive exams like one conducted by UPSC?
Yes.

Can I appear for GATE?
Yes.

Hostel and other infrastructure

Can a B.Tech. (ICT) student get hostel accommodation?
Residency, in form of hostel accommodation, is compulsory for a B.Tech. (ICT) student. There are separate hostels for boys (900 seats) and girls (195 seats) in the campus itself.

What is the security arrangement in the girlshostel?
A lady security staff remains on duty all the time at the entrance of the hostel. Girls cannot leave hostel premises after 01:00 hrs in night without permission of the warden. Boys are not allowed to go beyond the reception area of the hostel. No male guest can go to the room of any of the girls.

What are the facilities being provided in the campus in form of services for the students?
There are many, including Sports and Cultural Complex, a well-equipped gymnasium, Music Room, Open Air Theatre, Medical Centre, Cafeteria and Food courts, ATM and STD PCO on campus, Campus Shop, Book Shop, a truly green fully networked campus

What is the medical facility available for the students?
We have a medical centre in the Hall of Residence for Men in the campus. Daily two doctors (general physician) visit campus and a panel of medical specialists is also available. All students are covered under Group Mediclaim Insurance Policy (coverage of Rs. 15,000 per annum) and Personal Accident Insurance Policy (coverage of Rs. 50,000 per annum) on completion of certain formality after registration.

Placement

What are the placement statistics, of DA-IICT?

DA-IICT has been getting a consistent 100% campus placement every year since its first PG batch graduated in 2004 and first B.Tech. batch graduated in 2005.

What type of companies visit for campus placement regularly?
DA-IICT is a destination for well known companies. Some of them are: Microsoft, IBM, DirectI, Accenture, MindTree, Deloitte, JP Morgan , TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Texas Instruments, ST Microelectronics, HP, L&T, Reliance Communications, Saba Software, Open-Silicon, Argusoft and Patni Computers, Tech Mahindra.

What is the average salary does a student get during campus placement at DA-IICT?
Around Rs. 4.4 lacs gross per annum.

What is the highest salary ever offered to a DA-IICT student during campus placement?
Rs. 16.00 lacs gross per annum.

Can I obtain a MBA degree from DA-IICT?

No. DA-IICT does not offer any MBA or degree/diploma in Management.

Where do I get admission information for NRIs and Foreign Nationals?

Contact our International students’ cell. Information available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/international_student.html

What is the Admission Test pattern and syllabus for PG students?

See:

  1. MTech: based on valid GATE Score

  2. MDes : http://admissions.daiict.ac.in/pages/mdes.html

  3. MSc (IT): http://admissions.daiict.ac.in/pages/mscit.html

  4. MSc(ICT in ARD): http://admissions.daiict.ac.in/pages/mscitard.html

  5. PhD: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/academics/phd.html

Are there any scholarships or financial assistance for PG students?
Top 40 students from MTech and PhD programs are given financial assistance in the form of teaching / research assistantships. More information for Financial Aid available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/financial_aid.html


What is the selection criterion for M.Tech. (ICT)?

Valid GATE score, followed by counseling.

How many seats available in M.Tech. (ICT) program?

50

Is there any management quota in M.Tech. (ICT) program?

No. Admission to M.Tech (ICT) program is completely based on merit list.

Where I can get details of M.Tech. (ICT) program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/mtech.html

What is the eligibility criterion of M.Tech. (ICT) program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/mtech.html

Is hostel facility available in DA-IICT for the M.Tech. (ICT) program?
Institute will do all possible attempts to provide hostel facility to girls’ students. Girls’ students who are outside Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will get first priority for hostel accommodation. Students from Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will be considered for hotel accommodation based on availability of rooms in our hostel. Boys can stay outside the campus or can be accommodated in Institute hostel based on their request and availability of rooms.

What is the job prospects after completion of M.Tech. (ICT) from DA-IICT?
After completion of M.Tech. from DA-IICT, you can represent as a hardware engineer, software developer, system architect, system analyst in leading industry, can pursue higher studies in India or abroad, can be a lecturer in institutions, or can be a scientist in R&D organization.

What is the selection criterion for M.Sc. (IT)?
Based on Entrance test followed by interview/counselling.

How many seats available in M.Sc. (IT) Program?
90.

Is there any management quota in M.Sc. (IT) Program?
No. Admission to M.Sc. (IT) program is completely based on merit list.

Where I can get details of M.Sc. (IT) Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/msit.html

What is the eligibility criterion of M.Sc. (IT) Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/msit.html

Is hostel facility available in DA-IICT for the M.Sc. (IT) Program?
Institute will do all possible attempts to provide hostel facility to girls’ students. Girls’ students who are outside Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will get first priority for hostel accommodation. Students from Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will be considered for hostel accommodation based on availability of rooms in our hostel. Boys can stay outside the campus or can be accommodated in Institute hostel based on their request and availability of rooms.

What is the job prospects after completion of M.Sc. (IT) from DA-IICT?

After completion of M.Sc. from DA-IICT, you can represent as a software engineer, system architect, system analyst in leading industry, can pursue higher studies in India or abroad, or can be a prospective academician in institutions.

What is the selection criterion for M.Des.?
Based on Entrance test followed by interview/counselling.

How many seats available in M.Des. Program?
20.

Is there any management quota in M.Des. Program?
No. Admission to M.Des. program is completely based on merit list.

Where I can get details of M.Des. Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/mdes.html

What is the eligibility criterion of M.Des. Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/mdes.html

Is hostel facility available in DA-IICT for the M.Des. Program?
Institute will do all possible attempts to provide hostel facility to girls’ students. Girls’ students who are outside Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will get first priority for hostel accommodation. Students from Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will be considered for hotel accommodation based on availability of rooms in our hostel. Boys can stay outside the campus or can be accommodated in Institute hostel based on their request and availability of rooms.

Is there CEED score weightage for Admission to M.Des. Program?
Yes. Students will get preference at the time of interview.

What is the selection criterion for M.Sc. (ICT-ARD)?
Based on Entrance test followed by interview/counselling.

How many seats available in M.Sc. (ICT-ARD) Program?
20.

Is there any management quota in M.Sc. (ICT-ARD) Program?
No. Admission to M.Sc. (ICT-ARD) program is completely based on merit list.

Where I can get details of M.Sc. (ICT-ARD) Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/msitagri.html

What is the eligibility criterion of M.Sc. (ICT-ARD) Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/admissions/msitagri.html

Is hostel facility available in DA-IICT for the M.Sc. (ICT-ARD) Program?
Institute will do all possible attempts to provide hostel facility to girls’ students. Girls’ students who are outside Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will get first priority for hostel accommodation. Students from Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will be considered for hotel accommodation based on availability of rooms in our hostel. Boys can stay outside the campus or can be accommodated in Institute hostel based on their request and availability of rooms.

What is the selection criterion for Ph.D.?
Based on Written test followed by interview.

How many seats available in Ph.D. Program?
No upper limit.

When can I apply for Ph.D. admission?
April-May and November-December in every year.

Where can I get details of Ph.D. Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/academics/phd.html

What is the eligibility criterion of Ph.D. Program?
It is available at: http://www.daiict.ac.in/daiict/academics/phd.html

Is hostel facility available in DA-IICT for the Ph.D. Program?
Institute will do all possible attempts to provide hostel facility to girls’ students. Girls’ students who are outside Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will get first priority for hostel accommodation. Students from Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad regions will be considered for hotel accommodation based on availability of rooms in our hostel. Boys can stay outside the campus or can be accommodated in Institute hostel based on their request and availability of rooms.