MASC at IIT Gandhinagar
Kochi: Applications have been invited for admission to Master of Arts in Society and Culture (MASC) program at IIT Gandhinagar of Academic Year 2016-17.
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. Students who are awaiting final semester/year results may also 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.
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. Dates will be announced in due course.
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 at https://docs.google.com
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.
Last date for submitting applications: January 15, 2016
Web announcement of short-listed candidates: January 30, 2016
Admission Test and Interviews: March 12-13, 2016
Announcement of accepted candidates: March 25, 2016
Fee payment deadline: April 15, 2016
For details, see the link: http://hss.iitgn.ac.in/masc/