Graduate Admissions at IIT Gandhinagar Is More Selective Than JEE
IIT Gandhinagar graduate program is selective than the Joint Entrance Examination JEE. The 1 % of graduate applicants will secure admission to IIT Gandhinagar this year, against 2% of undergraduate students who are admitted to the 15 IITs through the dreaded JEE. The number of admissions made to the graduate program is more selective than the dreaded undergraduate JEE. The students who are aspiring for the admissions in the IIT Gandhinagar can see its graduate admissions statistics below.
The Institute received 8,160 applications for 66 Ph.D. slots, selecting 1 %, making it more competitive than the JEE, which has selected 2%. It admitted 10,000 undergraduate students for B.Tech programs to the 15 IITs from nearly 5,00,000 students who appear for the examination. Ph.D. applications spiked more than 466% from last year, when 1,754 students applied to IIT Gandhinagar.
The Institute received more than 20,000 M.Tech applications, triple the number from last year, for 105 available M.Tech slots and selected 0.5 percent. During the past year Design and Innovation Center was established,a Safety Center, a Laboratory and a Bioengineering Center with a Rs 10 crore grant from the Gujarat government.
The Institute has also raised substantial external funds to support student intiatives, including travel grants of Rs. 200,000 for Ph.D. students and Rs 60,000 for M.Tech. students to present papers at national and international conferences.It also offers top-up fellowships ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000 p.m to outstanding Ph.D. students in addition to the Rs 16,000 to Rs 18,000 monthly assistantships that graduate students at all IITs receive.
The IIT Gandhinagar was followed by biological engineering (20%); mechanical engineering (10%), computer science and engineering (9%) and chemistry (7%). Electrical engineering was also the most popular M.Tech. program, attracting more than half of all applications. It was followed by mechanical engineering (21%) and civil engineering (14%). IIT Gandhinagar received 1,624 Ph.D. applications from Uttar Pradesh, the highest of any state, followed by Gujarat (10%), Andhra Pradesh (8%), Maharashtra (11%) , West Bengal (7%) and Madhya Pradesh (6%). Uttar Pradesh was also the biggest source of M.Tech. applications (18%), followed by Andhra Pradesh (13%), Maharashtra (11%), Madhya Pradesh (7%), Rajasthan (6%), West Bengal (6%) and Kerala (5%).
Under the Institute’s admission process, approximately 10% of the applicants have been shortlisted for written tests and interviews on campus at the end of April and early May, from which it will select the final candidates for admission to its graduate programs.
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