2021-11-29 13:39:22 2 Comments

BIG announcement for international students: IIT Gandhinagar

IT Gandhinagar is introducing winter admissions for the first time, starting in January, for international students to its postgraduate programmes in engineering, science, and humanities and social sciences. So far, international admissions were limited to the first semester, which started in July. However, because of different graduation deadlines in other parts of the world, the institute decided this year to create an additional opportunity for international students to seek admission during the second semester, which starts on January 4, 2022. How to apply to IIT Gandhinagar winter sessions International students may apply online to degree-granting postgraduate programmes across several disciplines through its PG international admissions portal: https://iitgn.ac.in/admissions/international_student/. The last date to apply in these programmes is December 10, 2021. Which programmes can you apply for? The institute offers PhD and MTech degrees in Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Earth System Science, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering; PhD and MSc degrees in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Cognitive Science; PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences; and MA in Society and Culture. Scholarships and financial aid Apart from providing exceptional opportunities to study, perform cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, and undertake innovative project work, the Institute offers multiple scholarships and financial aid for international students, including fully paid PhD fellowships, international student fellowships, tuition awards, tuition fee waivers, and travel awards. What students and alumni have to say about the programmes IIT Gandhinagar’s international education programmes reflect the institute’s vision and commitment to providing high quality education without geographical boundaries, enhancing the diversity of its student body and forming strategic partnerships around the world. This echoes in the experiences shared by some of the international students and alumni of IIT Gandhinagar. Sevgi Demiroglu, a resident of Turkey and one of the international alumni of IITGN’s MA programme, says, “IITGN provided me with a safe and friendly environment to pursue my studies, and its interdisciplinary nature has enhanced my skills and knowledge to be much better in my field.” Kinley Mehra, a PhD student in Cognitive Science from the USA, says, “IITGN has opened my mind to new ways of thinking. It has taught me how to critically analyse ideas I had previously taken for granted.”

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