Eligibility & Admission Process

Program Code : HCS

Number of seats and their distribution

Total seats: 25

15% seats are reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates, 27% for OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates and 10% for EWS candidates.

*5% of the seats (viz., 1 seat) are reserved for Persons with Disability (PD). The candidates selected against the quota for PD be placed in the appropriate category viz. SC / ST / OBC / EWS / General depending upon the category to which they belong.

Admission to the program

COGJET scores and personal interview. Applicants with valid JAM/GATE/CSIR/JRF/NET scores (where applicable) would be waived from COGJET. In addition, applicants from Centrally Funded Technological Institutes with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 and those with an MBBS degree from recognized institutions and universities are exempted from the COGJET/GATE/JAM/CSIR/JRF/NET requirement. This will be subject to revision as decided by the academic section of IIT Delhi and will be as per rules. See details for the 2021 MSc admissions .

Eligibility for the program

Any Bachelors degree. The minimum cut-off grade in the qualifying degree will be as per the existing norms for the other MSc programmes of the institute, reproduced below:

At least 55% aggregate marks or 5.5 CGPA/CPI out of 10 without rounding-off (taking into account all subjects including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/ OBC (Non Creamy Layer)/EWS category candidates (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) in the qualifying degree.

For Candidates with letter grades / CGPA (instead of percentage of marks), the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the Institute. For SC, ST and PD candidates, relaxation of 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA (on ten point scale) in the qualifying degree will be provided.

Application procedure

Candidates can apply through the Institute PG Admissions portal.

Application fee

The application fee will be charged as per other M.Sc. programmes at IIT Delhi. No financial assistance will be provided to the candidates for attending the interview.

Admission of foreign nationals

As per Institute norms for other MSc programs

Fee structure

As per Institute norms for other MSc programs

Hostel accommodation

As per Institute norms for other MSc programs

Financial assistance during the program

Students may be considered for MCM (Merit-cum-Means) and any other scholarships available to other MSc students.

TEN Student Assistantships will be provided by the Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) for Cobotics, IIT Delhi at INR 6000 per month which will entail working for about 3-4 hours per week. The assistantship will be provided starting 1st semester

Shortlisting criteria for the program

Once applications are received, the shortlisting criteria for the program will be decided by the department DRC (and approved by the Dean, Academics) and those candidates will be called for the interview to IIT Delhi

Queues for the M.Sc. programme should be sent to the programme co-ordinators at cogsci.msc@iitd.ac.in