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Important Dates


Filling of online Application Forms commences on

03 April 2017

On-line application closes (Revised)

10 June 2017

Entrance test for MSc(IT)

18 June 2017

Announcement of Merit List

20 June 2017

Registration and document verification at DAIICT campus for confirmed candidates.

25 July 2017

Orientation of new admitted batch

26 to 28 July 2017

Commencement of session

31 July 2017

Program Overview

The Master of Science (Information Technology) is an intensive two year post-graduate program (4 semesters) designed for students who wish to pursue a professional career in Information Technology. The courses are carefully designed to guide the students through basic concepts to the current practices in industry. Hands-on Laboratory experience is emphasized at every stage of the Program. In the final semester, the students are required to carry out an industry internship. At the end of the Program, it is expected that the students attain a sound theoretical foundation; an ability to analyze, conceptualize and design systems; and necessary competence in modern software design and development tools. A typical graduate in IT at DA-IICT can expect to build a career as a software engineer, an analyst or a system designer.

Program Structure
The M. Sc. (IT) Program follows a full time four-semester pattern and the curriculum consists of three semesters of course work followed by a one-semester project work on a specified topic. There is also eight weeks long summer internship that students need to take up soon after they finish their second semester of study. The detailed program structure, program core courses, specialization core courses and elective courses can be found on the institute website at

Eligibility Criteria
A Bachelor’s degree holder from a recognized University in any stream with an aggregate of 60% marks, or its equivalent as per the norms set by the degree granting institute/university, in the qualifying degree examination is eligible to apply. Candidates appearing in their final Degree examination and expecting to complete it by July 2017 may also apply. However, their final admission will be subject to the condition that they obtain an aggregate of 60% marks, 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 2017.

The decision of the concerned authorities of DA-IICT regarding eligibility of any candidate shall be final.


Selection Procedure

The candidates are selected through an entrance test to be conducted at selected centers all over the country. The tentative list of centers is:   DAIICT Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Hyderabad,  Jaipur, Kolkata, New Delhi, Pune, Rajkot, Surat, Tirupati and Udaipur. The final merit list for admission will be prepared on the basis of the aggregate score in the entrance test.

Exam Duration: 90 minutes
Pattern: Multiple-choice answers. Wrong answers will be penalized. 
The test will evaluate the candidates on their mathematical aptitude, logical reasoning, basic  C programming skills , English Comprehension.
Weightage: The sectional weights are given as under:

Mathematics (10+2 standard)


Quantitative aptitude and Logical Reasoning


C Programming


English Comprehension


Applicants are advised, from the date of announcement of first merit list, to check for e-mail communications from the Institute to know about the admission status and steps they need to take to confirm the admission at DA-IICT.

Exam Syllabus:
Mathematics (10+2 standard):     Mathematics (10+2 standard): Algebra - Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, factorization, simultaneous linear/quadratic equations, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem; Basic Discrete Mathematics - Functions, Sets and Relations; Permutations and combinations, Mathematical Induction, and Basic Probability; Calculus – Limits, Differentiation, and  simple examples of maxima and minima.

Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Reasoning: Questions drawn from Mathematics  upto 10th standard and logical reasoning.

C Programming: Basic Data Types, Language Control Structures, Arrays, Functions, Pointers, Dynamic Allocation of Memory, Structs, Recursion, Parameter passing and Scope.

English comprehension

Number of Seats: 120
Fee Structure

At the time of admission an amount of Rs. 85,000/- (Rs. 70,000/- towards Tuition Fee for the First Semester and Rs.15,000/- towards Caution Deposit). The registration fee is payable at the time of registration and hostel rent on allotment of the hostel room.

Tuition fee

Rs.70,000 per Semester 

Registration Fee

Rs.2,500 per Semester

Caution Deposit

Rs.15,000 (Refundable at the end of the program)

Hostel Rent

Rs.15,000 per semester.  The male PG students have to make their own arrangements for accommodation.  A good number of paying guest facilities are available in Gandhinagar which can be availed by the students.  A limited number of hostel accommodation is available for female PG  students for  which the first preference in allotment  will be to outstation students.


On actuals. There are multiple food options available in the campus. (Monthly  expenses are  approximately Rs.4,000/-)  

How to apply
  • Please submit online application 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 final admission. 

  • Eligible Candidates have to appear for the entrance test conducted at selected centers across the country. The online application procedure will guide you through the necessary procedures for application fee payment, registering for entrance test, and choosing test center. 

  • Final merit list for admission will be prepared based on the aggregate score in the entrance test.   The top 120 scorers will be offered confirmed admission and there will be a waitlist.  The candidates who have been offered confirmed admission will be given five days’ time to accept the admission offer by paying the relevant fees.   If a candidate fails to pay the fees within the stipulated period, the offer of admission will stand withdrawn and the eligible candidate on the waiting list will be offered admission and she/he will be given five days’ time to pay the fees and accept the offer of admission. 

  • The candidates who have accepted admission offers will be notified to appear for registration, document verification, payment of fees and on confirmation of admission, the orientation program.  

Address for Correspondence

PG Admissions
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
Near Indroda Circle
Gandhinagar - 382 007
Gujarat, India
Tel: (079) 30510574/575/576