Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad Ahmedabad , Gujarat

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About Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, commonly referred to as IIT Gandhinagar, came into existence in the academic year of 2008. The institute is located in Gujarat, India and has been recognized as the institute of national importance by the Government of India. The institute has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The primary aim of establishing the institute was to develop a world class institution to create and impart knowledge at different levels of education.

Rankings of IIT Gandhinagar

  • The institute has been ranked 14th among engineering colleges by India Today.
  • IIT Gandhinagar has been ranked 24th among engineering institutes by the National Institutional Ranking Framework.

More about IIT Gandhinagar

The infrastructure of the institute is spread over an area of 400 acres. The campus houses basic facilities that must be provided to students. There are various events conducted, clubs, sports facilities, and food & health facilities provided to students. Some of the most important facts of IIT Gandhinagar are its involvement in various ventures such as Socio-cultural outreach programs, cultural clubs, and research facilities.

Research Facilities

The institute encourages the associativity in research activities conducted at its campus. People from all the disciplines work together and strive hard to produce research and solve problems. These researchers can be faculty members, scholars, post-doctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students.

Cultural Clubs

  • The Cultural Council of IIT Gandhinagar plays a vital role when it comes to organizing cultural activities at the campus institute. These activities are conducted to instill creativity and confidence among students.
  • The various clubs that the institute regulates are Abhinaya (Drama club), Cinematheque (Movie club), Orenda, Palette (Art Club), Sargam (Music club), Step up (Dance club), The Literary Society (Literary club), Vineto (Film making club).
  • Technical clubs include Metis (Coding club), Mean Mechanics (Robotics club), DigiS (Digital Sports Club), and Odyssey (Astronomy club).
  • The sports facilities offered by the institute are meant to emphasize on physical fitness of its students. It believes that healthy bodies and healthy minds need to coexist. The sports facilities provided by the institute are Games, Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Gymnasium, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis, Carrom, and Chess.

Courses offered at IIT Gandhinagar

IIT Gandhinagar Courses include programs offered at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and the Doctorate level. B. Tech programs is offered at the undergraduate level and M. Tech, M. Sc, and MA are the programs offered at the postgraduate level. While, PhD program is offered at the Doctorate level.

The candidates seeking admission must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute, based on which they are given admission.

Admission at IIT Gandhinagar

NIT Gandhinagar Admissions must be achieved online by registering on its official website. The candidates are required to qualify the respective entrance examinations.

  • For admission to B. Tech, the candidates must qualify JEE Main followed by JEE Advanced examination.
  • Candidates seeking admission to M. Tech must have qualified GATE examination conducted at the national level.
  • Admission to M. Sc requires qualifying of Joint Admission Test (JAM).

Admission to PhD is done based on the written test followed by a personal interview round conducted at the institute campus.

IIT Gandhinagar Placement details can be obtained on its official website. The placement and training cell of the institute has collaborated with various reputed national and multinational companies. The highest package offered at the institute has reached up to INR 25 LPA.

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad Admission

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, commonly referred to as IIT Gandhinagar, is one of the 23 IITs in India. IIT Gandhinagar accepts online mode of application. The institute offers programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. It also offers a PhD program at the Doctorate level. The courses offered by the institute are B. Tech at the undergraduate level, M. Tech, M. Sc, and MA at the postgraduate level, and PhD at the Doctorate level.

The institute also offers a PG Diploma in Engineering.

The application procedure of IIT Gandhinagar must be completed online by visiting its official website. They must fill the application form to become eligible for admission to the programs offered at the institute. IIT Gandhinagar Cut off list is released by the institute based on which the candidates are shortlisted.

The application procedure start date varies from one program to the other.

Course

Entrance Exam

Application Start Month

Application End Month

B. Tech

JEE Main + JEE Advanced

February

March

M. Tech

GATE

March

April

M. Sc

JAM/Written Test

_

_

MA

Written Test

PhD

Written Test

December

February

 

Admission Procedure of IIT Gandhinagar

Admission to B. Tech

The institute offers B. Tech program at the undergraduate level. The program is offered under 6 different specializations. This allows students to choose their respective fields.

  • For admission to B. Tech, the candidates must qualify JEE Main and JEE Advanced entrance examination.
  • A valid cumulative score of JEE Main and JEE Advanced gets students through the admission procedure.

Admission to M. Tech

IIT Gandhinagar Courses offer M. Tech program at the postgraduate level. The program is offered under 8 different specializations. Besides, the institute also offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering program.

  • Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering is done based on candidates' performance in a Written Test and a Personal Interview round conducted by the institute.
  • For admission to M. Tech, the candidates must qualify GATE examination. The candidates are shortlisted based on their performance in GATE examination followed by the written test and personal interview rounds conducted by the institute.

*In case of part time M. Tech or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering program, the candidates are not required to hold GATE score.

Admission to M. Sc

IIT Gandhinagar offers M. Sc program at the postgraduate level with 4 specializations.

  • Admission to M. Sc is done based on candidates' performance in Joint Admission Test for M. Sc (JAM).
  • JAM is an entrance examination conducted by IIT Bombay.
  • For admission to M. Sc under Cognitive Science, the candidates must qualify the written entrance test followed by a personal interview round conducted by IIT Gandhinagar.

Admission to MA

  • Admission to MA is done based on candidates' performance in the written entrance examination conducted by IIT Gandhinagar.
  • Candidates are finally shortlisted based on their performance in the entrance examination followed by the personal interview round conducted by the institute.

Admission to PhD

IIT Gandhinagar offers PhD program at the Doctorate level. There are 13 different specializations to the program.

The admission to PhD program is offered under two categories. One is Regular (RR) for full time research candidates and the other is for Continuing Doctoral Program (CDP) for the candidates working in an industry.

  • For admission to PhD, the candidates are shortlisted based on their performance in the written entrance test conducted by the institute.
  • The final shortlisting is done based on candidates' performance in the written entrance test along with an interview round conducted at the campus of IIT Gandhinagar.
  • Candidates who hold a valid score in NET/GATE examinations can directly appear for the interview round.

*For admission to PhD in Earth Science, the candidates must possess a valid score in CSIR NET or GATE score in order to be eligible for admission.

*For admission PhD in Physics, the candidates must have qualified NET JRF or GATE or JEST in Physics.

Candidates seeking admission to the programs offered by IIT Gandhinagar must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute. They must go through the official website of IIT Gandhinagar in order to register and apply for admission.

Minimum Educational Qualification

For B. Tech

  • Candidates seeking admission to B. Tech program must have passed senior secondary school with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as main subjects securing at least 75% marks in aggregate from a recognized board.

For Postgraduate Programs

For M. Tech

  • For admission to M. Tech, the candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in BE/B. Tech/M. Sc securing at least 55% marks in aggregate.
  • Candidates who have completed B. Tech from any of the IITs with CGPA of 8 or above are also eligible to apply for admission. (No GATE Score is required)

For M. Sc and MA

  • Candidates seeking admission to M. Sc and MA must possess a bachelor's degree in the relevant field securing at least 55% marks in aggregate.

For PhD

  • Candidates seeking admission to the PhD program must possess a master's degree in the relevant field securing at least 60% marks in aggregate.

*Candidates belonging to SC/ST category are given 5% marks relaxation.

Placement

Highest and average package for B.Tech / B.E.

  HIGHEST
12.55 L
  AVERAGE
7 L
Industry Average for B.Tech / B.E.
  HIGHEST
16 L
  AVERAGE
5 L

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Location & Contact Info

Address
Chandkheda, Visat-Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 382424

Facilities Available

Library      
The library of this institute has a good collection of book on Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering etc, textbooks, reference books, CDs etc.
Computer Lab      
This institute has a well-equipped computer lab. It is equipped with the latest machines and software.
Auditorium      
This institute has an auditorium which is well-equipped with latest audio-visual technology.
Gym      
The gym has a good collection of free weights and machines for full body workout. It has equipment for cardio and strength training.
Lab      
All the departments have their respective laboratories. All the laboratories are well-equipped.
Medical      
This institute has three qualified medical practitioners available all the time and provides medical care to faculty, staff, and students. All the expenses are covered under a medical insurance.
Cafeteria      
The cafeteria of this institute serves nutritious food to students. It also serves Jain food to the students preferring it.
Hostel      
The residential facility is provided to all the students. It has six different hostels namely: Albanian, Emiet, Chimaira, Beauki, Duven, Emiet and Firpeal.

Recruiters

25 Companies

Guided Admission

Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
FACULTY STUDENT RATIO
1:10

169 PHD faculty

     177 faculty

Prof. Sudhir K. Jain
Position: Director
Bhaskar Datta
Position: Assistant Professor
Sharad Gupta
Position: Assistant Professor
Pratik Mutha
Position: Assistant Professor
Sameer V. Dalvi
Position: Assistant Professor

Awards

HUDCO Award

IIT Gandhinagar won this award for “Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment 2013-14” as a recognition for various community outreach programs.

Scholarship

Scholarships instituted by IIT Gandhinagar

Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Students who score the highest CPI in their respective specialization, are awarded Rs. 2000 per month for ten months.

Scholarship for Excellence in Sports and Games

UG students in the second, third and fourth year can apply for this scholarship, and each student will be awarded Rs. 2000 per month for ten months.

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