IIT Gandhinagar MA in Society and Culture Admission 2018

Last Updated - December 14 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar Is Currently one of the most reputed institutes to Its higher education in the country, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It has recently been rated at No.8 by National Institutional Ranking Framework by the HRD Ministry. IIT Gandhinagar offers a variety of courses at various Undergraduate, Post-Graduate and Doctoral degrees in the fields of Technology and Humanities. It's one of the recent IITs announced by the Central Ministry in 2008. The desire is to promote excellence in Science, Technology, Humanities and Social Science.

IIT Gandhinagar has Started the application procedure for Admission to its MA Program in Culture and Society for the 2018 academic session.  The program is currently available for applicants with an aggregate of 55 percent or above marks in Bachelor's degree program.   There is NO Application Fee. Final Selection will be based on the performance in a Personal Interview and a Written Test.

MA in Culture and Society is a one of its kind Master level program that encapsulates a wide field of study ranging from Sociology, Literature and History to Political Science and Anthropology.

IIT Gandhinagar is the only institute in India that in addition to Engineering classes offers this program.  IIT Gandhinagar Course Fee for this application for a single semester is 19,750 INR.

Important Dates:

MA in Society and Culture

Last date of receiving online application15th January 2018
Declaration of Shortlisted applicants for Test and interview22nd January 2018
Date of Test and interview10th - 11th March 2018
Date of announcement of selected Candidates19th March 2018
Last date for fees payment
19th April 2018
Commencement of the academic session
May 2018

Eligibility Criteria

MA in Society and Culture

Students hold a Bachelorโ€™s Degree with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent CPI/GPA are eligible to apply for this program.

Students appearing their final years of graduation are also eligible to apply and will be granted provisional admission upon selection.

These are, however, minimum eligibility requirements and the selection committee may use higher cut-offs for the preparation of the final list of candidates.

How to apply?

The Application Process is completely online and the application form is available on the IIT Gandhinagar official website. There is no application fee.

The student does not need to send a hard copy of the filled in application form to IIT Gandhinagar. However, a hard copy of the filled in application form will be required at the time of Personal Interview (PI). The candidate also needs to submit a Statement of Purpose in the Application Form.

Selection Process

Admission to MA Program is offered on the basis of entrance test and interview. The Institute will invite a limited number of candidate for a written test and interview based on the academic records and aptitude for graduate study in the humanities and social sciences. Final Selection will be based on the performance in academic records, Personal Interview & Written Test.

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