Dear Prospective Applicant: Welcome to the 2nd foundational batch of the M.Sc. programme in Cognitive Science which provides a multi-disciplinary blend of insights into the mind so that you can explore further in directions that you find interesting.
Upcoming stage: Interviews. Applicants have been shortlisted for an interview based on the selection criteria set for this round (available publicly on this page). The interviews will be held online between 13-15 June 2021
List of Shortlisted candidates for interview
Note: National level entrance exam cutoffs mentioned above do not apply for CFTI candidates (CGPA ≥ 8.0 required) or for candidates with MBBS (Total score ≥ 55% required).
More details regarding interview timing, meeting link, etc. will be announced shortly.
The application window now closed (It was open from 15 March 2021 (12:00 hrs) to 24 April 2021 (16:00 hrs). Applicants applied using COGJET 2021 scores . Candidates with valid JAM/GATE/CSIR/JRF/NET scores and those from Centrally Funded Technological Institutes (CFTI) with a minimum GPA of 8.0 and those with an MBBS degree from recognised institutions and universities were exempted from COGJET
Frequently Asked Questions
How many total seats are available in the M.Sc. program?
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.
What is the eligibility for the program?
Any Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent awarded by any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, including Bachelor Degrees from universities/institutes located outside India, subject to the guidelines for admission of foreign 14 students as laid forth by the statute of IIT Delhi. The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent
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.
For more details, see the IITD Admission information brochure (pg 13 14)
What is the admission process?
Admission to the program will be through valid COGJET scores and a personal interview. For more information on COGJET Exam (COGJET 2021 is over). Please visit https://cogjet.iitk.ac.in/
Exemption from COGJET: Applicants with valid JAM/GATE/CSIR/JRF/NET scores (where applicable) would be waived from COGJET. In addition, applicants from CFTIs with a minimum GPA of 8.0 and those with an MBBS degree from recognised 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.
How do I apply?
What happens after the application?
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. This has been decided and published at the top of this page.
What are the important dates of the application process?
Shortlisted applicants are being called for an interview to be conducted online. The dates for interviews are 13, 14, 15 June 2021.
What are the courses of study? Do we have to do project/thesis?
Please see MSc Programme page for details about the programme.