DAIICT or the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar is a deemed technical university based in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. DAIICT is a private institute, funded & owned by the Reliance Group and named after Reliance Group’s founder and India’s most popular entrepreneur Late Mr. Dhirubhai Ambani. The institute began its journey in 2001 with B.Tech in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) program and a handful of students. In 2003, DAIICT gained deemed university status by an act of Gujarat legislature, which was later recognized by UGC in 2004. As of 2016, DAIICT offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degree programs in Information Technology and is headed by Mr. Anil Dhirubhai Ambani. It is also among India’s premier institutions in Information Technology.
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The institute is based in Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat state. Location of DAIICT with reference to major landmarks of the city is as follows.
Main Railway Station (Kalupur Railway Station): 23 Km.
Airport (International): 15 Km.
Akshardham Temple: 8 Km.
The institute is among the major engineering institutes of India. Rankings by various national magazines are:
- Outlook India Magazine (2013): #29.
- Dataquest top private institutes (2015): #4.
- EduPadhai Rankings (2016): #50
UG courses available at DAIICT, Gandhinagar are:
- B.Tech in ICT.
- B.Tech in ICT (Honors) with minor in computation science (CS).
|Category||B.Tech in ICT||B.Tech in ICT (Honors)|
|All India Quota||120||30|
Admission Procedure for the candidates of All India Quota (excluding Gujarat Students) and NRI/FN candidates has been described below. For candidates applying under the Gujarat quota, follow the link http://www.jacpcldce.ac.in/.
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A candidate seeking admission at DAIICT falls under either of the two categories:
a. Indian Student.
b. NRI/FN Student.
For Indian Students, admissions are based on their performance in JEE (Main).
Different criteria are followed for NRI/FN Admissions.
The Detailed description is available in our article on DAIICT Admissions.
|Category||Tuition Fee (Per Semester)||Hostel Rent (Per semester)||Registration Fee (Per semester)||Mess Charges (Per month)|
|Indian Candidates||Rs. 67,000||Rs. 12,000||Rs. 2,500||Rs. 3,000|
|NRI/FN Candidates||$ 5,000||$ 500||$ 100||$ 50|
Caution money for Indian candidates: Rs. 15,000/-.
Caution money for NRI/FN candidates: $ 1,000/-.
Caution money will be refunded at the end of the program.
DAIICT is housed inside a 60 – acre luxurious campus with phenomenal facilities for the comfort of students. Well, it is obvious that the campus is going to be good, its Ambani guys!! As mentioned, the campus is located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Being a state capital, the city itself has a lot to offer to its residents in terms of urban facilities. The campus is covered in a lush green grass all over and like any college of such stature, it has a certain artistic ambiance attached to it. The campus also has a 24-hour ATM facility for students.
The major facilities include the following:
- Open air theater.
- Sports fields.
- Internet Connectivity.
- A separate lab building.
- Medical facility.
- General store.
- Cultural center.
Open Air Theater
DAIICT has a small open-air theater located inside the campus. This theater is solely meant for entertainment purposes. Various Bollywood and Hollywood movies are screened here from time to time for Entertainment, Entertainment, and Entertainment !!
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DAIICT’s cafeteria is one of the finest college cafeterias in the country. The cafeteria has a great sitting capacity and is completely maintained by the students themselves. Starting from menus, each and everything in this cafeteria is under the control of an elected student body.
DAIICT has a small medical facility inside the college campus. The facility has two doctors available during specified hours. Every student on the college campus can consult these doctors without any charges at the specified times. In the case of an emergency, students can be admitted to Apollo hospital on concessional rates.
DAIICT has a great sports facility within the realms of the college campus. These sports facilities include a Cricket ground with nets for practice, Basketball courts, Badminton court, TT tables, Football Ground and many other games.
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