M.Tech. (EC) with CR Rao AIMSCS, Hyderabad – Admissions

Program Overview | Intake | Eligibility | Fees Structure | Financial Assistance | Application Procedure and Selection Process | For Inquiries

Admission for the academic year 2019-20 is now closed.

List of selected candidates for MTech (EC)

Important Dates

Online application website opens 15  April 2019
Last date for submission of online applications (Revised) 26 May 2019
Announcement of list of candidates called for Interview 31 May 2019
Interview for candidates called for the same 11 June 2019
Announcement of merit list for Admissions 12 June 2019
Last date for fees payment for confirmed candidates in first round 17 June 2019
Registration for Fresh PG Students 23 July 2019
Orientation of Fresh PG Students 24 – 26 July 2019
Commencement of Classes 29 July 2019

This program is offered jointly by CR Rao AIMSCS, Hyderabad and DA-IICT where the Degree will be awarded by the DA-IICT. The students admitted to the program would study their first two semesters at DA-IICT. They will have an option to pursue the studies of the third and the fourth semester either at DA-IICT or at CR Rao AIMSCS, Hyderabad based on their research interest. The Third semester would be primarily consisting of the M.Tech. thesis preliminaries with a maximum of one course to study.

Program Overview

MTech in EC with Specialization in Wireless Communication and Embedded Systems is a full-time two-year (four semesters) program. The program has been specially designed to establish a world-class post-graduate program, jointly at DA-IICT and CR Rao AIMSCS in the area of wireless communication and embedded systems. On successful completion of the program a student will be able to contribute to advanced wireless communication system, including 5G systems, cognitive and collaborative communication, satellite communication, embedded systems, IoT and sensor networks etc. The program aim also includes initiation and development of research projects on wireless communication systems in collaboration with leading industry, Research and Development organization and academic institutions. The selected candidates will be required to spend the first two semesters at DA-IICT campus at Gandhinagar, where they will take the core and elective courses. For the compulsory year long thesis work, the students based on their research interest can carry on the research work at CR Rao AIMSCS or DA-IICT. The degree will be awarded by DA-IICT.

Program Structure

The Program requires every student to take five core courses in the first semester, four core courses and an elective in the second semester, and one elective subject in the third semester. The core courses are mandatory. In the second and the third semester, the student will have an adequate choice of electives in order to dwell deeper into areas of her/his research interest, or go beyond one’s own specialization. In the second year, a student will also pursue research (over the third and the fourth semesters), leading to a master’s thesis. The detailed program structure, including the core courses, and elective courses can be found here.


18 (Eighteen) (Regular) + 5 (Five) Sponsored = 23 (Total).


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure:


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Applicant Category



B.E (First Class) or equivalent in EC or equivalent four year program with consistent good academic records.

GATE qualified in EC

Minimum 2 years of work experience in Government organizations and/or PSUs

Final Selection based on personal interview with short-listed candidates

Number of Seats



*Subject to change, provided the Government of India & Public Sector R&D institutions and institutions with whom MoUs are signed, sponsor candidates.

  • Sponsored Candidates are from the Institutes that have Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DA-IICT or CR Rao AIMSCS, or from government organizations, Indian research and development Institutes or leading PSUs.
  • Candidates appearing in their final degree examination and expecting to complete it by July 2019 may also apply. However, their final admission will be subject to the condition that they obtain first class, or its equivalent as per the norms set by the degree granting Institute/University. All admitted candidates have to submit their degree certificates or proof of completion of degree, before 30 October 2019 failing which their admission is liable to cancellation.

Fees Structure*

At the time of admission an amount of Rs.84,500/- (Rs.64,500/- towards Tuition Fee for the First Semester and Rs.20,000/- towards Caution Deposit) is to paid. The registration fee is payable at the time of registration and hostel rent on allotment of the hostel room.

Tuition fee Rs. 64,500 per Semester
Registration Fee Rs. 2,500 per Semester
Caution Deposit Rs. 20,000 (Refundable at the end of the program)
Hostel Rent Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 20,000 per semester depending upon the hostel block in which the room is allotted
Food On actuals. There are multiple food options available in the campus (The expense will be approximately Rs. 4,000 per month)

*Subject to revision

Financial Assistance

Stipend of Rs.12,400/- (Rupees Twelve thousand four hundred only) as per UGC norms will be provided to all the admitted candidates admitted under regular category.

Application Procedure and Selection Process

  • Submit online application form by clicking on the link given below. Application fee (non-refundable) is Rs. 1200/- (Rupees One thousand two hundred only). Click here to apply online.
  • The Candidate has to satisfy the eligibility criteria in order for her/his application to be considered for admission.
  • Counseling will be done online.  Applicants are advised, from the date of announcement of first merit list, to check for e-mail communications from pg_admissions@daiict.ac.in to know about their application status and the steps they need to take to continue with the counseling process.
  • The candidates who have accepted admission offers will be notified to appear for registration, followed by counseling, document verification, payment of fees and on confirmation of admission, the orientation program

For Inquiries

E-mail: pg_admissions@daiict.ac.in

Phone: (079) 68261575/6 (Available Mon–Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm)