DA-IICT, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology Entrance Exam

DA - IICT, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology

DA-IICT, a UGC recognised statutory university, has announced Admission to the Ninth Batch (2009 Batch) of its B Tech (ICT) program. Admission procedure for Indian Citizens is described hereunder.

Selection Process

Admission to the 2009 Batch of B Tech (ICT) program will be based on the All India Rank of AIEEE 2009 (All India Engineering Entrance Examination 2009), which is being conducted by CBSE on 26 April 2009. Therefore, only candidates who are appearing for AIEEE 2009 can apply for this program of DA-IICT.

The short-listed candidates, based on the All India Ranking of AIEEE 2009, will be called for counselling at Gandhinagar and will be offered admission in order of their merit (based on the All India Ranking of AIEEE 2009).

A limited number of seats will be offered through a separate channel called ‘Direct Admission of Foreign and NRI Students’ (DAFS) to Non-Resident Indians, Foreign Nationals and Persons of Indian Origin. For details on DAFS, click here or contact the International Students Cell at DA-IICT.

Number of Seats

The intake will be 240. Out of these, fifty percent seats will be filled, on the basis of the All India Rank of AIEEE 2009, from the candidates passing their qualifying examination (ie 12th standard or equivalent) from the schools located outside the Gujarat State while the remaining fifty percent seats will be filled, on the basis of the All India Rank of AIEEE 2009, from the candidates passing their qualifying examination (ie 12th standard or equivalent) from the schools located in the Gujarat State. In addition to these 240 seats, 24 seats will be offered to Non-Resident Indians/Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin through DAFS. The Institute may change the number of seats without any notice.

Seats reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories are 15% and 7.5% respectively. Candidates belonging to these categories will be admitted on relaxed criteria as compared to the general category candidates. In case some of the reserved seats are not filled, the unfilled seats will be transferred to the general category.


The minimum academic qualification for admission is a pass in the 10+2 or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Computer Science. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in 2009 are also eligible to apply for consideration of provisional admission. All candidates who are offered provisional admission will be required to produce the proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent) to the Institute latest by 30 October 2009, failing which such provisional admission will stand cancelled. If a candidate is found ineligible at a later date, even after admission to DA-IICT, his/her admission will be cancelled. All admissions will be subject to verification of facts from the original certificates/documents of the candidates. The decision of the concerned authorities of DA-IICT regarding eligibility of any candidate shall be final.

A list of qualifying examinations is given below:
  1. The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Education, including Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
  2. Intermediate Science or Two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University..
  3. Final Examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  4. General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  5. High School Certificate Examination of Cambridge University.
  6. Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system.
  7. H.S.C. Vocational Examination.
  8. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.
  9. Three or four-year diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
Date of Birth

Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 01 October 1984 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the 10 or 10+2 standard certificate, as issued by the Board/University, only, will be taken as authentic. Candidates must produce this certificate in original as a proof of their age at the time of counselling.


DA-IICT offers two categories of scholarships for B Tech students. One is based on the merit and the other based on merit-cum-means. In each category, up to five students are awarded scholarships equivalent to full tuition fees. For merit scholarship, All India Rank of the candidate in AIEEE 2009 should be within 2500.


On the counselling day, candidates along with their parents are expected to visit DA-IICT campus, look around the infrastructure available and talk to the authorities and faculty to make a decision about their admission to DA-IICT. Counselling will include verification of the personal and academic credentials of candidates viz. identity, age, medical fitness, academic qualifications and category, and thereafter offer admission or provisional admission to eligible candidates as the case may be.

The counselling will be conducted at the Institute campus. Merit List and counselling procedure will be put on this website. Candidates will also be invited for counselling through individual communication. Candidates whose names appear in the merit list put on the website, even if they have not received the invitation letter, should appear for counselling as per the notified schedule.

Submission of Application Form

A candidate has to apply in the prescribed DA-IICT Application Form. A photocopy of the AIEEE 2009 Admit Card is also required to be attached with the completed DA-IICT Application Form and sent to the Institute in the envelope provided for the purpose. DA-IICT Application number should be written on the top right comer of the photocopy of the AIEEE admit card. The prescribed DA-IICT Application Form can be availed as under:

- The Form along with the Information Brochure and Admission Procedure can be availed for Rs. 800 at select Branches of Axis Bank (formerly UTI Bank) given in the following link.

List of branches of Axis Bank (formerly UTI Bank) where Application Forms are available.

- Alternatively, it can be obtained by sending a demand draft, of Rs. 850 drawn in favour of  “DA-IICT” and payable at Ahmedabad, to the address given at the end. Candidates must write their name and complete mailing address with phone number on the back of the demand draft. DA-IICT will not be responsible for any loss or postal delay.

- Candidates can also apply online by making an online payment (through credit card) of  Rs 800 by clicking here.

The last date for receiving the completed Application Form at DA-IICT is 28 April 2009. The online submission will also be available up to 28 April 2009. Applications received after the last date will not be accepted. Incomplete application forms or forms having overwriting are liable to be cancelled.

Address for Correspondence

UG Admissions 2009
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
Near Indroda Circle
Gandhinagar – 382 007, Gujarat, India.
Fax: (079) 30510610
Email: ug_admissions[at]daiict[dot]ac[dot]in
Website: www.daiict.ac.in

Important Dates

Sale of Application Forms

Commences on

18 March 2009

Closes on

25 April 2009

Last Date for receiving completed Application Forms

28 April 2009

Counselling Date

To be Announced

ommencement of session

20 July 2009

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