M.Sc. Admissions 2020

New! Important dates – Registration and classes

List of selected and waitlisted candidates offered admissions is now online. See https://cogsci.iitd.ac.in/news/m-sc-2020-admission-result/


Interviews with applicants were held by two panels from 08 June to 11 June

Shortlisting criteria for interviews in the current round for all those applicants who had applied to IIT Delhi are as follows:

EXAM
GENEWSOBCSCST
PwD
COGJET 87877842 42
GATE551551496260
JAM565650
NET67%67%60%52%

* Cutoff mentioned above do not apply for CFTI candidates (CGPA > 8.0 required).  Candidates with MBBS (Marks obtained > or = 55%). “-” signifies no applications received.


The application window is over. It was from 02 March, 2020 to 10 May 2020. PG admissions date had been extended upto 10th May 2020 in view of COVID-19 outbreak by IIT Delhi. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview to IIT Delhi. The interview will be held on a date afterwards. We shall announce the same here. Please note that the deadlines and interview dates are being extended in view of the COVID-19 situation.

Applicants need to apply using COGJET 2020 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 are exempted from COGJET and can apply for the programme. The IITD PG Admissions portal was open from 2nd March 2020. See IIT Delhi Advertisement for PG admission.

All applications are to be submitted via the IITD PG portal: https://ecampus.iitd.ac.in/PGADM/login

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 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.

What is the admission process?

Admission to the program will be through valid COGJET scores and personal interview. For more information on COGJET Exam, please visit https://oag.iitk.ac.in/cogjet/Jsp/cogonline/jmet_login.jsp

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?

Candidates can apply through the IIT Delhi PG Admissions portal: https://ecampus.iitd.ac.in/PGADM/login

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 to IIT Delhi.

What are the important dates of the application process?

Applications through the IIT Delhi PG Admissions portal started from o2nd March, 2020. The last date of application was 10th May, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be sent a letter. Interviews for the shortlisted candidates will be held at later date (to be announced).

What are the courses of study? Do we have to do project/thesis?

Please see MSc Programme page for details about the programme.