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DAIICT Admission 2021: Dates, Courses, Eligibility, Cutoff, Selection Process, How to Apply

Last updated on June 29th, 2021 by Ahana Bhaduri

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology or DAIICT offers B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Des., M.Sc. and PhD. degrees in Engineering, Science, and Design departments. Admission to B.Tech and M.Tech courses are done by JEE Mains and GATE respectively. The tentative date of the entrance exam for some courses of M.Sc, M.Des, and Ph.D. is 19 June 2021.

For M.Des course, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant courses. For admission in PhD courses, candidates having a Master’s degree, or an M.Phil degree with three years of experience can apply. Candidates must register themselves at the mentioned dates.

DA-IICT offers a 100% placement rate at the reputed companies with CTC. The major recruiters of the institute include Amazon, Aspire, Deloitte, Directi, Evosys, Futures First, Google, Gritsa Technologies, and HSBC. The highest CTC offered to the students in 2020 was INR 51.75 LPA and the average CTC offered was INR 17.87 LPA.

Important Dates

Event Date
B.Tech admission To be notified
Application start for M.Tech 23 March 2021
Last Date of form filling for M.Tech (ICT) and M.Tech (CS & ML) 14 June 2021
Entrance Exam date for M.Sc (DS), M.Sc (IT) (tentative), Ph.D., and M.Des (CD) (tentative) 19 June 2021
Availability of Admit Card To be notified
Result Declaration To be notified
Display of merit/cut off list for M.Tech (ICT) and M.Tech (CS & ML) 21 June 2021
Display of merit/cut-off list for M.Sc. (IT), and M.Des. (CD) (tentative) 28 June 2021
1st date of counseling To be notified
Commencement of new session To be notified
Last Date of form filling for M.Sc (DS) 15 May 2021
Last Date of form filling for M.Sc (IT) and Ph.D. 31 May 2021
Last Date of form filling for M.Des. (CD) 7 June 2021
Display of merit/cut off list for M.Sc (DS) (tentative) 28 June 2021

DA-IICT B.Tech Admission 2021

The institute offers B.Tech. in three specialisations. Those are Information and Communication Technology and B.Tech (Honours) in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with minor in Computational Science and B.Tech. in Mathematics and Computing. Given below are the details of the same.

  • Duration of these courses is 4 years.
  • Intake capacity is 126 of all specialisations.

Eligibility criteria

  • The candidate must have secured at least qualifying marks in the 10+2 or equivalent examination.
  • The candidate must have opted for Mathematics, Physics, and any one of Chemistry/Biotechnology, Computer Science, Biology.
  • Only those candidates are eligible whose Date of Birth falls on or after 1 October 1995.

Selection Criteria

  • The candidates appearing for Joint Entrance Examination Main 2021 can only apply to the program.
  • The candidates will be offered admission based on merit secured in JEE Main 2021.
  • There will be a relaxation of merit to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories.
  • The institute can change the eligibility criteria as it, please.

DA-IICT B.Tech. Admission Cut off 2020

The cut-off for B.Tech session 2021 will be released after the result declaration of JEE Main 2021. So, previous year cut off are mentioned below:

Category B.Tech (Honours) in ICT with minor in Computational Science B.Tech. in Information and Communication Technology
General 3-40 25-151
SC 109-223 421-1116
ST 309-1451 1148-32477
ESM 1246-1246 1719-1719
SEBC 43-140 155-572

How to apply?

B.Tech admission is based on JEE Mains score. Admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes shall be done only through a centralized counseling process which is managed by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) based on the scores obtained in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE – Main) conducted by National Testing Agency and performance in class 12.

  • The students are required to fill the application form for the desired program.
  • Submit the application fee i.e INR 1200.
  • Only the application of the eligible candidates will be entertained.
  • The candidates appearing for JEE Main 2021 can only apply to the program.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted based on the merit secured.
  • The students are required to take appear in the counseling process.
  • Only the students who have verified their documents will be called for orientation in the institute.

Documents required

  • Admit card of JEE (Main).
  • Class X mark sheet / Birth certificate.
  • Class XII Mark sheet.
  • Transfer certificate issued from the last school attended.
  • Character certificate.
  • SC/ST Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • OBC-NCL Caste Certificate.
  • GEN-EWS Caste Certificate.
  • Income Certificate (if applicable)
  • Certificate for Persons with Disabilities.
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Medical Certificate.
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
  • Passport size photograph.

DA-IICT M.Tech Admission Criteria 2021

The institute offers M.Tech in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), and Communication System and Machine Learning (CS&ML).

  • Duration of the course is 2 year.
  • Total intake capacity is 123 for all specialisation.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidate have B.Tech degree in ICT or allied disciplines such as CS/ EE/ EC/ IN/ IT; or M.Sc in Computer Science/ Electronics/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Statistics; or M.S/ M.Sc degree of DA-IICT; or MCA degree can apply in this program.
  • The candidate must have secured qualifying marks in GATE 2021.
  • The candidate must have secured at least 60% or equivalent in the undergraduate degree.
  • The candidates who have not secured qualifying marks in GATE 2021 are required to secure at least 65% in the relevant discipline.

Selection criteria

  • The candidates with a GATE score of above 425 will be admitted to the institute solely based on this exam.
  • The candidates with a score of less than 425 are supposed to appear for an interview.
  • The admissions will be based on interviews and qualifying degrees.

How to apply?

  • The students are required to fill the application form online.
  • They must pay the application fee.
  • Only the application of the eligible candidates will be entertained.
  • The candidates with a GATE score of more than 425 will be admitted through the merit list.
  • The candidates securing less than 425 GATE score will be called for an interview.
  • The merit list for non-gate candidates will be prepared based on interviews and qualifying degrees.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted based on the merit secured.
  • The students are required to take appear in the counseling process.
  • Only the students who have verified their documents will be called for orientation in the institute.
Course Specialization
M.Sc. IT, Data Science
M.Des Communication Design
Ph.D Engineering in ICT disciplines, Science and Mathematics, Humanities, Social Science and Design

DA-IICT M.Sc Admission Criteria 2021

The institute offers M.Sc in Information Technology (IT) and Data Science.

  • Duration of the course is 2 year.
  • Total intake capacity is 120 for all specialisation.

Eligibility for M.Sc

  • The candidates are required to appear for an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline.
  • The marks secured should be at least 60%.

Selection Criteria

  • The candidates are required to appear for an entrance exam of the university.
  • The entrance exam will check the candidate’s mathematical aptitude, logical reasoning, basic programming, and English comprehension.
  • Admission will occur based on the score obtained in the exam.

How to Apply?

  • The students are required to fill the application form online.
  • He/ she must pay the application fee online.
  • Only the application of the eligible candidates will be entertained.
  • The candidates must have qualified for the entrance exam of the institute.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted based on the merit secured.
  • The students are required to take appear in the counseling process.
  • Only the students who have verified their documents will be called for orientation in the institute.

M.Des in Communication Design

  • Duration of the course is 2 year.
  • Total intake capacity is 20.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates are required to appear for an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline such as Design, Science, Engineering, Technology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, Applied Arts and Performing Arts.
  • The marks secured should be at least 55%.

Selection Criteria

  • The candidates with a valid CEED score are supposed to appear for an interview.
  • Those candidates must have secured at least 25 marks in part B.
  • The CEED score will be used as a DAT score.
  • The students will be selected based on the DAT score and the interview.
  • The candidates who do not have a valid CEED score will be called for an interview through a Design Aptitude Test.
  • The candidates are required to submit an SOP along with the application.

How to apply?

  • The students are required to fill the application form and pay the application fee online.
  • Only the application of the eligible candidates will be entertained.
  • The candidates must have qualified for the Design Aptitude Test (DAT).
  • The candidates are required to submit an SOP along with the application.
  • The students are required to take appear in the counseling process.
  • Only the students who have verified their documents will be called for orientation in the institute.

DA-IICT PhD Admission Criteria 2021

The institute offer Ph.D in four specialisation. Candidates need to appear in NET, JRF, DST Inspire, PM scholarship, or equivalent exam for getting a chance in research field.

  • For research in ICT and related domains candidate must have M.Tech/M.C.A/M.Sc/M.Phil/B.Tech or equivalent degree in ICT/ CS/ EC/ IT/ EE/ IN/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Bio-informatics/ Electronics with 60% marks;
  • For research in Computational Science, Mathematics and Physical Sciences candidate must have M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Phil/B.Tech/BE or equivalent degree in Engineering Physics/ Computational Science/ Computer Science/ Scientific Computing/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Electronics/ Bioinformatics with 60% marks.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be sponsored by their employees.
  • The candidates are required to do coursework along with a comprehensive examination.
  • The sponsorship letter must be submitted in the format prescribed by the institute.
  • The sponsored candidates must possess a minimum of 3 years of job experience.

Selection Criteria

  • The students interested in doing a Ph.D. are required to pass the comprehensive examination conducted by the institute.
  • The students should have secured at least 7 CPI to be eligible for the exam.
  • The students will be formally enrolled in the institute after qualifying for the comprehensive examination.

How to apply?

  • The students are required to fill the application form and pay the application fee online.
  • Only the application of the eligible candidates will be entertained.
  • The candidates are required to qualify for the Ph.D. entrance exam of the institute.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for anl interview.
  • The students are required to submit an SOP.
  • The merit list will be prepared based on written examination and interview.

DAIICT Admission FAQs

Ques. What are the total fees of the B.Tech course at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)?

Last updated on June 29th, 2021

Ans. The Indian candidates are required to pay INR 86,000 per semester (Excluding Registration Fee, Caution Deposit, Hostel Rent, and Food.) However, the NRIs or Foreign Nationals are required to pay US$ 5,000 per semester.

Ques. How can one apply for Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)?

Last updated on June 29th, 2021

Ans. The admissions to the courses offered by the institute are online-based. The students are required to submit the application form online. The payment to the respective course can either be done through credit card, debit card, or net banking.

Ques. How are the placement statistics of Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)?

Last updated on June 29th, 2021

Ans. The major recruiters of the institute include Amazon, Aspire, Deloitte, Directi, Evosys, Futures First, Google, Gritsa Technologies, and HSBC. The highest CTC offered to the students in 2020 was INR 51.75 LPA and the average CTC offered was INR 17.87 LPA.

Ques. How many seats are available for the students in Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)?

Last updated on June 29th, 2021

Ans. The institute offers a total of 390 seats. Out of which, 272 seats belong to Information and Communication Technology, 68 seats belong to Honours in ICT with minor in Computational Science, and 50 belong to Mathematics and Computing.

Ques. Does Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT) offer scholarships?

Last updated on June 29th, 2021

Ans. DA-IICT does every effort to eliminate the financial barriers coming between the dreams of the students. The institute has offered scholarships equivalent to full tuition fees. The scholarships offered by the institute include DA-IICT scholarship, Reliance scholarship, and Mukhya Mantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojna, Government of Gujarat.

Ques. Does Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DAIICT) offer any special privileges to citizens of Gujarat?

Last updated on June 29th, 2021

Ans. The admission committee of the institute conducts the procedure at two levels. The candidates belonging to the Gujarat category are required to apply through ACPC. However, for the rest of the students, the institute does not conduct any entrance exams. The admissions to B.Tech program are done based on JEE rank.


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