Are you passionate about exploring society and culture? Here’s your chance to join the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, for its MA program. Unlock a world of opportunities and experiences as you delve into the realms of academia and practical application.
Diverse Backgrounds Welcome
No matter your undergraduate discipline, IIT Gandhinagar welcomes applicants from all academic backgrounds. Whether you hold a degree in science, arts, or commerce, the MA (Society and Culture) program awaits your unique perspective.
Streamlined Application Process
Ready to take the next step? Head to admissions.iitgn.ac.in/pgadmission/ to submit your application. Act promptly, as the deadline for MA (Society and Culture) applications is February 10, 2024.
Important Dates: Tests and Interviews
Mark your calendar for March 9 and 10, 2024, as these dates will host tests and interviews for eligible MA (Society and Culture) candidates.
On-Campus Employment Opportunities
Stand out not only in academics but also in practical experience. Successful candidates can participate in the ‘On-Campus Employment Opportunities Program,’ offering up to 10 hours of work per week during the semester and 40 hours per week during vacations. Competitive remuneration, ranging from Rs 150-200 per hour, awaits with potential pay hikes based on performance.
Global Exposure: Showcase Your Research Internationally
IIT Gandhinagar encourages MA (Society and Culture) students to present their research at international conferences. Avail travel scholarships of up to Rs 60,000 to support your academic endeavors.
Eligibility Beyond Basics
To apply, a bachelor’s degree in any discipline is required, with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent CPI/GPA. However, meeting these criteria does not guarantee admission, as the selection process considers overall credentials, academic achievements, and an aptitude for studying society and culture.
Inclusive Admissions Policy
Even if you’re awaiting final semester/year results or will complete your bachelor’s degree this year, you can still apply. The eligibility requirements for SC/ST/OBC candidates align with Supreme Court guidelines.
Holistic Shortlisting Process
The shortlisting process goes beyond minimum criteria. Factors such as marks in the bachelor’s program, academic achievements, and a demonstrated passion for society and culture are considered. The committee may use higher cut-off levels for shortlisting, ensuring a diverse and dynamic student body.