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Dhirubhai Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT)

DAIICT: Courses, Admission, Cutoff, Placements, Ranking, Scholarship, Fees

The Dhirubhai Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT) is one of the premier universities in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in India. Recognized by the UGC and accredited with an ‘A’ Grade by NAAC, Government of India. DA-IICT ranks among the top three percent of technology institutions in India as per the NIRF Rankings. Further, the Institute is the recipient of the Centre of Excellence award from the Government of Gujarat. DA-IICT was founded in 2001 and is Spread over a 50-acre campus at Gandhinagar, Gujrat. The Institute provides a serene environment that fosters a culture that fosters multi-disciplinary thinking and promotes innovation and research by emphasizing academic-industry engagement and global collaboration.

DAIICT Salient Features

  • DA-IICT offers three undergraduate and six -post-graduate programs including a doctoral program in ICT and allied disciplines, Mathematics and Computational Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences. More details available at https://www.daiict.ac.in/programs-of-study 
  • Cutting-edge curriculum designed to prepare students to meet the demands of the fast-changing field of information and Communication Technology. 
  • Best-in-class faculty with doctorates from prominent institutions worldwide with exceptional research credentials. 
  • Close collaborations with industry, teaching, and research institutions in India and abroad for faculty exchange, joint research, and guidance of masters, doctoral and postdoctoral scholars. 
  • Holistic development of students through classroom learning combined with practical projects and industry engagement makes them industry ready

DAIICT Important Dates 2023

Some of the important dates at DAIICT are tabulated below:

Particulars  Dates
CEED 2023 Admit Card Download  January 13, 2023
CEED 2023 Exam  January 22, 2023
GATE 2023 Exam  February 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2023
GATE 2023 Result  March 16, 2023
CEED 2023 Result  March 7, 2023
Last Date to Fill JEE Mains Form  January 12, 2023
JEE Mains Exam Date  January 24 to 31, 2023
GUJCET 2023 Exam Date April 03, 2023
GUJCET 2023 Result  May 2, 2023
GUJCET 2023 Counselling  May 2, 2023 
BE/B.Tech Application 2023 (For NRI and Foreign National Category)  April 19, 2023 – June 13, 2023
BE/B.Tech Application 2023 (For NRI and Foreign National Category) Last Date for SAT Score Submission

June 17, 2023

BE/B.Tech Application 2023 (All India Category) April 19, 2023 – June 27, 2023
M.Des Application 2023 March 7, 2023 – May 30, 2023
M.Des Entrance Test 2023 June 18, 2023
M.Des Date of Interview 2023 June 28, 2023 – June 29, 2023
M.Des Result 2023 July 5, 2023
PhD Application 2023 March 7, 2023 – May 30, 2023
PhD Entrance Exam 2023 June 18, 2023
PhD Result 2023 July 10, 2023

DAIICT Gandhinagar Courses

At UG Level:

DAIICT offers three undergraduate programs.

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Honours in ICT with a minor in Computational Science
  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Mathematics and Computing (MnC)



At PG Level:

Master of Technology (MTech.)

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with specialization in (a) Machine Learning (b) Software Systems (c) VLSI & Embedded Systems
  • Electronics and Communication with a specialization in Wireless Communication and Signal Processing
  • Computer Science and Engineering with a Specialization in Data Science and Information Security (the program is offered jointly by IIT Jammu and DA-IICT where the Degree will be awarded by IIT Jammu)

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

  • Agriculture Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology

Master of Design (M.Des.)

  • Communication Design

At Doctoral Level:

Doctoral of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Broad Research Areas

  • AI, ML, and Data Science
  • Communication and Signal Processing
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Science
  • Physics and Mathematics
  • VLSI and Embedded Systems

DAIICT Scholarships and Financial Assistance

DA-IICT provides both Merit & Merit-cum-Means scholarships to students of its Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. The amount ranges from full to partial tuition fee waiver depending on the student’s academic credentials and financial condition. Additionally, MTech students who are GATE-qualified and Ph.D. research scholars receive financial assistance in the form of Teaching Assistantships.

DAIICT Placements

Over a decade, DAIICT has consistently produced young, brilliant, dedicated, and smart technophiles. The courses that DAIICT offers are developed in compliance with the requirements of the current industry. The courses at DAIICT provide a lot of opportunities for problem-solving and innovative thinking to the students preparing them to be masters in their fields. It is with great enthusiasm and dedication, DAIICT alumni have achieved greater success in their own careers while contributing to the success and endeavors of their organizations. DAIICT has developed profound trust in recruiting companies and has been developing interest in potential employees over the years.

Opportunity to join the global DA-IICT accomplished alumni network

Once a student graduates from the DA-IICT, he/she becomes a part of a high-performers alumni network of over 5500 ICT engineers, design professionals, agriculture and rural development professionals, and doctoral scholars. Spread across the world, the alumni have carved a name for themselves as successful technologists, industry executives, and researchers in leading Indian and International technology corporates, and institutions or as entrepreneurs.

DAIICT Ranking 

DAIICT has been ranked in the NIRF 2022 Ranking as 134 in the Engineering Category. It is one of the prominent Engineering colleges in Gujarat. Given below is the detailed list of DAIICT Ranking:

Particulars  Rank
NIRF 2022 (Engineering)  134
NIRF 2020 (Science) 113
Rank Among NIRF Colleges in Gujarat  3

DAIICT Cutoffs

At the undergraduate level, the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology (DAIICT) in Gandhinagar provides four-year BTech and BTech (Hons) programs. Following GUJCET/JEE Mains Counseling, admission to each of these programs is determined by their rank in the entrance exams. Following the release of the results, the qualifying cutoff for each institute is made public in order to manage the seat allocation procedure. The mechanism for allocating seats is based on the candidate's preferences for courses and colleges as well as the college cutoff.

DAIICT Collaborations 

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information Communication and Technology has collaborations with several industry leaders, organizations, and companies to provide hands-on experience to its students as well as help with placements. Here is a list of the collaborations and partnerships of DAIICT:

DAIICT Collaborations 
Macak Technologies LLP, Gandhinagar, Gujarat University of Swaziland (UoS), Swaziland The Government of Gujarat    
ISRO Tata Consultancy Services University of Evora
University of Hildesheim (Germany) University of Evora (Portugal) SAC


Ques. Is there any cast reservation for the selection process in undergraduate programs under the All India Category?

Ans. DA-IICT provides reservations to candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. 

Ques. Can a candidate get direct admission into DA-IICT for the B.Tech program under the All India Category?

Ans. No, admission to the B.Tech. program under the All India Category will be based on the JEE main only.

Ques. Which specializations are offered by the institute under the M.Tech (ICT) at DA-IICT?

Ans. The following three specializations are on offer: (a) Machine Learning, (b) Software Systems, (c) VLSI & Embedded Systems.

Ques. Is the offline application available for undergraduate programs?

Ans. No, applications for undergraduate programs are available online only.

Ques. Are distance learning courses available at DAIICT?

Ans. No, at present, DA-IICT does not offer any distance learning programs.

Ques. Is an educational loan available for the M.Tech (ICT) program?

Ans. DA-IICT provides support for the loan documentation process to the students.

Ques. Are there any stipendary benefits for M.Tech, (ICT) students?

Ans. All GATE-admitted students would be eligible for a monthly stipend of INR 12400/- in the form of Teaching Assistants in the first semester. In subsequent semesters, the continuation would depend on their academic records. Non-GATE admitted candidates will be considered for teaching assistantship based on the credentials.