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IIT Gandhinagar MA Admission 2017 Notification and Dates

Admission Open for MA in Society and Culture Program 2017 in IIT Gandhinagar

Applications are open for admission to 2 years Master of Arts (M.A) in Society and Culture Programme at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar for the session 2017.

The Masters in Society and Culture, a unique Programme conceptualized and implemented by the faculty at the IIT focus in the key disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences

It does so by providing fundamental learning, debates, and methods in the disciplines of literature, sociology, anthropology, political science and history

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum criterion to apply is a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent CPI/GPA)

Please note that meeting the minimum application criterion will not guarantee admission to the programme

The students who are awaiting final semester/year results and those who would be completing Bachelor’s degree in the academic year 2016-17 are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility requirements for SC/ST/OBC candidates will be in accordance to the UGC/Supreme Court guidelines.

The short-listing of the applications will be based on the overall credentials (marks in the qualifying examinations, academic achievements and aptitude for the study of society and culture, etc); the eligibility criteria mentioned above are minimum expectations and the committee may use higher cut-off levels for shortlisting.

Selection Procedure

Admission is offered on the basis of a written test and interview. The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records and aptitude for the study of society and culture

The final selection decision will be based on all of above, viz., academic records, aptitude, written test and interview

Test and interview will be held at IIT Gandhinagar

How to Apply

Candidates shall download application form from the website All applications must be submitted online. Candidates need not send the hard copy of the application form

However, you need to furnish a hard copy of the application form with a photograph and all the documentary evidence in original (testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience and research/professional experience) at the time of interview

Incomplete applications will be rejected

There is no application fee

Candidates appearing for the Test/Interview will be reimbursed travel costs of any amount exceeding Rs.600/- for to and fro single second-sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route from their place of residence to the Institute/venue of the Test/Interview

For example, in case of total railway fare of Rs.1000/- the candidate will be reimbursed

Completed Form along with DD payable to Director – IITTM payable at Gwalior, send it to “Chairmen (Admissions), Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Govindpuri, Gwalior”, Madhya Pradesh-474011

Important Dates

Last date for submitting applications: 27th January 2017

Web announcement of short-listed candidates: 17th February 2017

Admission Test & Interviews: 17th – 18th March 2017

Announcement of accepted candidates: 31st March 2017

Fee payment deadline: 14th April 2017

IIT, Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) VGEC Complex, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad-382424, Tel.: +91-93284-74222, Website or

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