Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar invites applications for admission to 2 years Master of Arts (M.A) in Society and Culture program for the session 2016.
The two-year, 80-credits M.A program in Society and Culture at IIT Gandhinagar aims to provide analytical lens and theoretical perspectives in disciplines including History, Culture Studies, Literature, Translation Studies, Sociology, Political Science and Anthropology. For the 2016-18 cycle, Literature and Culture Track discipline-specific tracks are offered.
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 program.The students who are awaiting final semester/year results and those who would be completing Bachelor’s degree in the academic year 2014-2015 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 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. The 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 Rs.400/-. It is required to produce evidence (railway ticket) in support of the claim.
All applications must be submitted online. You 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.
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.
Last date for submitting applications:
January 15, 2016
Web announcement of short-listed candidates:
January 30, 2016
Test and interview:
March 12-13, 2016
Web announcement of selected candidates:
March 25, 2016
Last date for payment of fees:
April 15, 2016
For further information write to firstname.lastname@example.org and visit website of the Institute http://www.iitgn.ac.in