M.Tech. (ICT) - Gujarat Category

M.Tech. (ICT) with specialization in

  • Machine Learning (ML)
  • Software Systems (SS)
  • VLSI and Embedded Systems (VLSI & ES)
  • Wireless Communication and Signal Processing (WCSP)
Registration and document verification at DAIICT campus for confirmed candidates 15 July 2024
Orientation Program TBD
Commencement of classes TBD

Master of Technology in Information and Communication Technology – MTech (ICT) is a full-time two-year (four semesters) program. The program has been specially designed to meet the increasing needs of professionals who would be able to respond to the convergence between computers and communication systems. The program aims to provide exposure to students who wish to build a professional career in ICT, working at the intersection of technology, research, and development in the areas of Machine Learning and applications to speech, image and vision, natural language processing and others, Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Distributed Computing, Software Engineering, Embedded Systems, VLSI Subsystem Design, FPGA, Low-power VLSI Design, Nano electronics, advanced wireless communication system, including 5G systems, cognitive and collaborative communication, satellite communication, signal processing, IoT and sensor networks, etc.

The Program curriculum includes multiple specializations tracks that provide a strong foundation and advanced courses in each track. This program tries to leverage the strength and diversity of our faculty and currently offers the following specialization tracks:

The M.Tech. program provides students with a rigorous understanding of both fundamentals and advanced knowledge in desired areas of specialization. The graduates of the program would be well-positioned to work in the fast-growing ICT industry or to pursue a doctoral degree.

Students of the M.Tech program are required to complete a set of program core courses, general elective courses, specialization core courses and specialization elective courses. The program structure is designed to allow a wide choice of electives in desired areas of specialization. Apart from the courses, the students must complete two projects, a minor project in Semester 2 and Major project I spread over the summer semester and semester 3. The project components provide the students an opportunity to undertake directed research work under the supervision of a faculty mentor. In semester 4, a student can opt for Major project II, in continuation with Major project 1, or pursue an internship in the industry. Students interested in a thesis must enrol for Major project II in semester 4. The detailed Program structure, Program core courses, Specialization core courses, and Elective courses can be found here

Placement Statistics for the Last Five Years - Postgraduate Programs:

Highest CTC: 45.03 LPA

Average CTC: 08.10 LPA


Top Recruiters:


*Updated till 11th  March 2024

Number of seats Gujarat Category: 28 (see distribution below)

Specialization wise seat distribution is given below:

Specialization GATE Discipline ACPC Seats
Machine Learning CS/EC/EE//DA 11
Software Systems CS 09
VLSI and Embedded Systems EC/EE/IN 05
Wireless Communication and Signal Processing EC 03



At the time of counselling an amount of Rs. 96,000/- (Rs.71,000/- towards Tuition Fee for the First Semester and Rs. 25,000/- towards Caution Deposit) is to be paid. The registration fee is payable at the time of registration and hostel rent on allotment of the hostel room.

This fee structure is submitted to Appellate Committee for consideration.

Tuition fee Rs. 71,000 per Semester
Registration Fee Rs. 2,500 per Semester
Caution Deposit Rs. 25,000 (Refundable at the end of the program)
Hostel Rent Rs. 27,500 per semester
Food On actuals. There are multiple food options available in the campus (The expense will be approximately Rs. 5,500 per month)

Subject to revision every Academic Year from 8 to 10%.

Education Loan

The Institute will facilitate the students to avail educational loan from selected Banks. The bank officials will be present on campus at the time of registration of admitted students so as to enable the students to obtain details on procedures and terms and conditions of the loan. The students can also avail loan from banks of their choice and in either of the case; the Institute will extend support in completing the loan documentation process.

Refund Policy

The refund policy for the withdrawing candidates will be in accordance with the UGC rules.

Scholarships at DA-IICT

DA-IICT encourages bright young students to join its undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. The institute is committed to ensuring that every talented and deserving aspirant has access to its programs. Over the last five years, more than 3500 students across UG and PG have benefitted from the various scholarships offered at DA-IICT.

  • The Institute offers several merit cum means scholarships for students aspiring to join its UG and PG programs.
  • UG and PG aspirants can also apply for scholarships provided by the Government of Gujarat. Additionally, DA-IICT also offers scholarships that have been instituted by its alumni.
  • Aspirants to the PhD program can benefit from the various fellowships available at the Institute.

Financial Assistance

All GATE admitted students would be eligible for a monthly stipend of Rs. 12,400/- in the form of Teaching Assistants in the first semester. In subsequent semesters, the continuation would depend on their satisfying the academic requirements.

Seats under Gujarat Category will be filled as per the guidelines of ACPC. The candidate has to apply to ACPC, GoG, separately.

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