DAIICT(Dhiru Bhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology)

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT) was established in 2001. It is located in Gandhinagar, a city with seven Special Economic Zones and 10 industrial estates. DA-IICT received a ‘deemed university’ status in 2003. In 2019, NIRF ranked DA-IICT 91st among engineering colleges in India. It also has an ‘A’ accreditation from NAAC.

DAIICT provides admissions to its undergraduate program under 3 categories.

  • All India Category
  • Gujarat Category
  • NRI and Foreign National

All India Category

Intake

Number of seats: 137

  1. B.Tech (Information and Communication Technology (ICT)) – 95
  2. B.Tech (Honours) in ICT with minor in Computational Science – 24
  3. Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Mathematics and Computing (MnC)- 18

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum academic qualification for admission to the programs is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination (mentioned below). The candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and any one of Chemistry/Bio-technology/Computer Science/Biology. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in 2020 are also eligible to apply for consideration of provisional admission. All candidates who are offered provisional admission will be required to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 examination or equivalent) to the Institute latest by 30 October 2020, failing which the provisional admission will stand, cancelled.
If a candidate is found ineligible at a later date, even after admission to DA-IICT, her/his admission will be cancelled. All admissions will be subject to verification of facts from the original testimonials/certificates/documents of the candidates. The decision of the competent authority at DA-IICT regarding eligibility of any candidate shall be final.

A list of qualifying examinations is given below:

  1. The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  2. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
  3. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  4. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  5. Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  6. H.S.C. vocational examination.
  7. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 year duration.
  8. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/ Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  9. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

Date of Birth

Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 01 October 1995 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the 10th or 12th standard certificate, as issued by the Board/University only, will be taken as authentic. Candidates must produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of counselling.

Selection Criteria

Admission to the B. Tech. programs will be based on the All India Rank of Joint Entrance Examination 2020 (JEE-2020) Main, which is conducted by the National Testing Agency, Government of India. Therefore, candidates who are appearing for JEE 2020 Main can only apply for these programs.

The short-listed candidates will be offered admission (confirmed/waitlisted) in order of their merit (based on the All India Ranking of JEE 2020).

Fee Structure*

At the time of counseling an amount of Rs.1,06,000/- (Rs.86,000/- towards Tuition Fee for the First Semester and Rs.20,000/-  towards Caution Deposit) is to be paid. Subsequently, fees are charged semester-wise, with the registration at the beginning of each semester.

Tuition FeeRs.86,000/-  per Semester
Registration FeeRs.2,500 per Semester
Caution DepositRs.20,000/-  (Refundable at the end of the Program)
Hostel RentRs.18,000/- or Rs.20,000/- per Semester  depending upon the hostel allotted
FoodAs per actual, as charged by the food court units/cafeteria. (These expenses will be approximately Rs.5500/-  per month)

*Subject to revision

Education Loan

The Institute will facilitate the students to avail educational loan from selected Banks. The bank officials will be present on campus at the time of registration of admitted students so as to enable the students to obtain details on procedures and terms and conditions of the loan. The students can also avail loan from banks of their choice and in either of the case; the Institute will extend support in completing the loan documentation process.

Financial Support

The Institute provides financial support in the form of scholarships to eligible students as per details given below:

DA-IICT Merit and Merit-cum-Means Scholarships

A few students admitted to the programs are awarded merit scholarships equivalent to full tuition fees. The Institute shall draw a list of students eligible for merit scholarship based on the admission ranks drawn from Gujarat and All India Categories separately.

The Merit-cum-Means Scholarships are offered to five students in each semester based on their academic performance and subject to a means test.

Mukhya Mantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojna, Government of Gujarat

The admitted B.Tech students are encouraged to apply for the ‘Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme’ of the Government of Gujarat. The Scheme provides financial support to bright and needy students.

Refund Policy

The refund policy for the withdrawing candidates is in accordance with the UGC/AICTE rules.

Undergraduate Admissions – Gujarat Category 2020
Total number of seats under Gujarat Category: 195
  • B.Tech (Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – 136
  • B.Tech (Honours) in ICT with minor in Computational Science – 34
  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Mathematics and Computing (MnC) – 25
Seats under Gujarat Category will be filled as per the guidelines of ACPC. The candidate has to apply to ACPC, GoG, separately. (Website: jacpcldce.ac.in)
Undergraduate Admission – NRI and Foreign National Category
Intake

Number of seats: 58

  1. B.Tech (Information and Communication Technology (ICT)): 41
  2. B.Tech (Honours) in ICT with minor in Computational Science: 10
  3. Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Mathematics and Computing (MnC): 07
Eligibility for applying under Direct Admission of Foreign and NRI Students (DAFS) category

For the purpose of admissions into the B Tech programs, the following categories of applicants will be considered as Non- Resident Indians:

  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card holders.
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Card Holders
  • Certificates of Non Resident Indian issued by the Indian Embassy/Indian Consulate of the Country where the Non Resident Indian is residing.
  • Passport of an applicant indicating his status as ‘Non Resident Indian.’
  • Persons who have studied outside India and have passed either 10th or 12th standard (or must be appearing for the examination in the year of admission) or equivalent from any system of education subject to the eligibility criteria stipulated below.
  • Either of the parent of the applicant residing abroad and submits documentary proof that he/she is a Non Resident Indian (e.g., NRI bank account in India or letter from the Indian Embassy/Consulate). The NRI status should be valid until 1st August of the year of admission.

Foreign Nationals (FN): A person having citizenship of a foreign country (citizens other than India) and not having the status of  ‘NRI.’

Eligibility Criteria
  1. Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 01 October 1995 are eligible to apply.  The date of birth as recorded in the 10th or 12th standard certificate, issued by the Board/Examination Authority will be taken as authentic. Candidates must produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of admission/counseling.
  2. Candidates must have passed or must be appearing in the year of application the qualifying examination, i.e.,  XII standard or equivalent from any system of education as recognized by the Association of Indian University (AIU), New Delhi in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Computer Science/Biotechnology/ Biology and must have secured a minimum GPA of 6 on a 10-point scale, if grades are awarded. In case marks are awarded, candidates must have secured minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Computer Science /Biotechnology/Biology of the qualifying examination.
  3. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination in the year of admission will be considered for provisional admission based on the submission of transcripts of their 11th standard and the first semester of their 12th standard (if issued) duly certified by their school authorities. All such candidates will be required to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination (XII  standard or equivalent) latest by 30th October 2020 failing which the admission will stand cancelled.

Admission Criteria

(The admission criteria have been revised for the year 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic as the testing bodies are unable to conduct the prescribed entrance examination/tests in time)

Admission may be granted to:

(a) Those who meet the eligibility criteria as pronounced above in Sl. No. 1 to 3.

(b) Those who have secured in their X and XI Board final examinations separately an aggregate minimum GPA of 7 on a 10-point scale  or 70% aggregate minimum marks  in Physics and Mathematics. (If XI final examination is not conducted by the Board, the score of final examination conducted by the School will be accepted)

OR

SAT Subject Tests score (formerly SAT II) of Physics and Mathematics with minimum score of 1060.

OR

All India Rank of Joint Entrance Examination 2020 (JEE-2020) Main conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), Government of India with a minimum score of 85 percentile.

Fee Structure*
Tuition FeeUS $5,000 per semester
Registration FeeUS $100 per semester
Caution DepositUS $1,000 (Refundable at the end of the Program)
Hostel RentUS $500 per semester
FoodAs per actual, as charged by the canteen/cafeteria. (These expenses will be approximately US $80 per month)

On accepting admission, an amount of US $ 6,000 or its equivalent amount in Indian rupees at the time of payment (US$ 5,000 towards Tuition Fee for the First Semester, US $ 1,000 as  Caution Deposit) and at the time of registration US $ 600 (Registration Fee US$ 100 and Hostel Rent US$ 500) is payable. The fees can be paid in Indian rupees by mail transfer (details are provided below) or by Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘DA-IICT’ payable at Ahmedabad at the exchange rate prevailing on the date of drawing the Draft. The last date for paying the fee will be notified to the candidate in the admission offer. If a candidate accepts the admission by paying the fee but does not join, then only the caution deposit will be refunded. Subsequently, fees are charged semester-wise, with the registration at the beginning of each semester.

*subject to revision

NRI/OCI/Foreign Nationals Merit Scholarships

The students admitted to the program will be eligible for Merit Scholarships of Rs. 70,000/- per semester.  The minimum eligibility for award of Scholarship is an SPI score of 7/10 and above. Based on this eligibility criterion, the Merit  Scholarships would be offered to  five students from the list of students eligible for Merit Scholarship in each semester.  The award of Scholarship is effective from the academic year 2020-21.

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