DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022 (Winter): Dates, Application Form

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022 (Winter) – Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DAIICT) Gandhinagar invites application for PhD Admission in ICT and Allied Domains, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Art, Humanities and Social Sciences for the Winter semester (Dec) 2022.

Check full details on DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022 (Winter) below here.

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Programs

Depending on student’s educational background and fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the program,a student can pursue PhD study in

  • Engineering in ICT disciplines, Science and Mathematics
  • Humanities, Social Science and Design

Eligibility Criteria for DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022 (Winter)

CategoryEducational Qualification/Eligibility Criteria
A. ICT and Allied DomainsM.Tech./M.E./M.C.A./M.Sc./M.Phil./B.Tech/B.E. or equivalent degree in ICT / CS / EC / IT / EE / IN / Mathematics / Statistics / Physics / Bioinformatics / Electronics or other appropriate disciplines with 60% marks or its equivalent in the qualifying degree as per the norms set by degree awarding Institute/University.
B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences
(Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Computational Science)
M.Sc./M.Tech./M.Phil./B.Tech./B.E. or equivalent degree in Engineering Physics / Computational Science / Computer Science / Scientific Computing / Physics / Mathematics / Electronics / Bioinformatics or other appropriate disciplines with 60% marks or its equivalent as per the norms set by the degree awarding Institute/University.
C. Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (English, History, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Philosophy and Design)M.A./M.Com./M.B.A./M.Phil. or an equivalent degree in the desired discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent as per the norms set by the degree awarding Institute/University. M. Phil. degree holders will be preferred.
The candidate must furnish a clear academic statement of purpose (SOP) conveying his/her intellectual background, research interests, achievements, and competences.
D. External (part-time)Educational qualifications as mentioned in the category (AB and D) above with three years of relevant experience. The candidates should be working in an R&D organization or university/institution.
The candidate who intends to apply in this category should forward his/her application through proper channel, that is, forwarding certificate/letter by the head of the department/institute.
The candidate who intends to apply in this category should forward a No Objection certificate.
DA-IICT reserves right to relax eligibility criteria for the external category for deserving candidates based on candidate’s research profile and experience.

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022 (Winter) Important Dates

Submission of online Application Form commences on27 October 2022
Submission of online Application Form closes on02 December 2022
Entrance Examination for Candidates not called for direct interview11 December 2022
Announcement of list of candidates called for interview (tentative)16 December 2022
Date of Interview (tentative)22 / 23 December 2022
Announcement of Result (tentative)27 December 2022
Boot CampTBD
Commencement of classesTBD

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022 (Winter) Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website https://www.daiict.ac.in/
  • The candidates desirous to seek admission are required to apply online. Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.

Application Fee

  • Application fee : Rs. 1200/- + GST@ 18% (Total Rs. 1416/-).
  • Mode of Payment :Online

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission Selection Procedure

  • Applicants who have not been invited directly for the interview are required to appear for DAIICT’s PhD Entrance Examination.
  • The candidates shortlisted based on either their performance in the DA-IICT PhD entrance test OR invited directly for interview, have to appear for personal interview. In the interview, the candidates will be evaluated by a panel of expert faculty on foundational as well as specialized topics of their background and research interests. For this purpose, the candidates have to submit a one page statement of purpose as a part of their application. Final merit list for admission into the program will be prepared based on the written examination (wherever applicable) and/or the interview.
  • The candidates who have accepted admission offers will be notified to appear for registration, followed by document verification, payment of fees and on confirmation of admission, the orientation program.

Selection Criteria

CategorySelection Criteria
A. ICT and Allied DomainsMode 1: Direct Interview for candidates with valid GATE result. Shortlisting for interview will be based on the GATE score/rank.
The admissions committee would refer the applications received to a panel of experts who can judge the relative merits of each application and accordingly decide the relevant GATE threshold. The applicant is expected to fulfill the GATE score/rank threshold as decided by the committee/panel of experts.
Mode 2: This will comprise of proctored online entrance test followed by personal/online interview.
Shortlisting will be on the basis of a proctored online entrance test and the selection will be based on a personal/online interview.
The interview will happen via a video conferencing mode either through Skype or Google Hangout/Meet.
B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences
(Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Computational Science)
Mode 1: Direct Interview for candidates with valid GATE result. Shortlisting for interview will be based on the GATE score/rank.
The admissions committee would refer the applications received to a panel of experts who can judge the relative merits of each application and accordingly decide the relevant GATE threshold. The applicant is expected to fulfill the GATE score/rank threshold as decided by the committee/panel of experts.
Mode 2: This will comprise of proctored online entrance test followed by personal/online interview.
Shortlisting will be on the basis of a proctored online entrance test and the selection will be based on a personal/online interview.
The interview will happen via a video conferencing mode either through Skype or Google Hangout/Meet.
C. Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (English, History, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Philosophy and Design)Mode 1: Candidates with a valid UGC-NET JRF and/or M Phil degree will be shortlisted for the interview solely on the basis of their statement of purpose (SOP) and other relevant academic credentials.
Mode 2: This will comprise of proctored online entrance test followed by personal/online interview.
Shortlisting will be based on proctored online entrance test and the selection will be on the basis of a personal/online interview.
The interview will happen via a video conferencing mode either through Skype or Google Hangout/Meet.
D. External (part-time)Mode 1: Direct Interview for candidates with valid UGC-NET JRF/DST Inspire/PM scholarship/Visvesvaraya PhD scheme at the time of application.
Mode 2: This will comprise of proctored online entrance test followed by personal/online interview.
Shortlisting will be based on proctored online entrance test and the selection will be on the basis of a personal/online interview.
The interview will happen via a video conferencing mode either through Skype or Google Hangout/Meet.

Financial assistance

The following is a summary of financial assistance provided by the institute to the non-sponsored category students.

DA-IICT Fellowship

With effect from July 2022-23 session, all those admitted as full-time PhD students will be eligible for financial support (stipend) in the form of Teaching Assistantship (TA)/Research Assistantships (RAs). The fellowship is for a maximum duration of four years after passing the comprehensive examination or clearing of Synopsis, whichever is earlier. The responsibilities associated with the teaching / research assistantship includes conducting laboratory courses and tutorials for undergraduate students, assisting in teaching, research projects, and academic administration.

  • The fellowship is Rs. 28,000/- per month till the end of the semester in which the candidate clears the comprehensive examination.
  • After passing the comprehensive examination, for the first two years the stipend would be Rs. 31,000 per month. For the next two years the stipend will be revised to Rs. 35,000/- per month
  • Candidates with either M. Phil, valid NET-JRF, GATE score of 500 or above or top rank in University/Institute in their qualifying degree would be eligible for DAIICT fellowship of Rs. 35,000 per month after passing the comprehensive examination.

TCS Research Fellowship

The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has recognized DA-IICT as one of the Institutions to administer the TCS Research Scholar Program. This prestigious program provides attractive doctoral fellowships to full-time students pursuing PhD programs in selected areas. The eligibility and other details are as follows:

The scheme is open for Ph D students in their first year of the program. Students who are within 28 years of age, having a first class throughout their education, and wish to pursue research in broad areas of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology and Software Engineering.

Period: For a maximum of four years or submission of thesis, whichever is earlier.

Fellowship: Rs. 41,000/- per month for the first two years and Rs. 45,000/- per month for the next two years. Other Incentives are:

  • A contingency of Rs.1,00,000/- is available in first year for use during the tenure of studies.
  • A student enrolled as TCS Research Scholar is eligible to receive support for paper presentation in one International refereed conference, held outside India, and two National/International refereed conferences, held in India, during her/his tenure.

Selection: Institute will invite applications from students who are offered PhD admission, and recommend suitable candidates to TCS. TCS reserves the right of final selection for the award of the fellowship.

Other Fellowships: Candidates who have been selected for DST Inspire / PM Scholarship / Visweshvaraya PhD scheme and other appropriate fellowships and admitted to the program can avail their fellowship.

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Previous Admissions

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2022 (Autumn)

Important Dates

Submission of online Application Form commences on23 March 2022
Submission of online Application Form closes on30 May 2022
Entrance Examination for Candidates not called for direct interview (tentative)12 June 2022
Announcement of list of candidates called for interview (tentative)17 June 2022
Date of Interview (tentative)21 / 22 June 2022
Announcement of Result (tentative)24 June 2022

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021 (Winter)

Important Dates

Submission of online Application Form commences on20 October 2021
Submission of online Application Form closes on12 December 2021
Entrance Examination for Candidates not called for direct interview (tentative)19 December 2021
Announcement of list of candidates called for interview (tentative)21 December 2021
Date of Interview (tentative)23 December 2021
Announcement of Result (tentative)27 December 2021
Commencement of classesTBD

DAIICT Gandhinagar PhD Admission 2021 (Autumn)

Important Dates

  • Submission of online Application Form closes on :- 31st May 2021
  • Entrance Examination for Candidates not called for direct interview (tentative) : – 19th June 2021