ER&DCI Institute of Technology
Thiruvananthapuram India PIN-695033
Academic Wing of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) Thiruvananthapuram
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Prospectus on Admission to Post Graduate Programmes in Engineering 2019 

 Application Form 2019 

DEPARTMENT STREAM Eligibility Number of Seats
Electronics & Communication Engineering VLSI & Embedded Systems Degree in Electronics & Communication /Electrical & Electronics/ Applied Electronics / Applied Electronics & Instrumentation / Electronics & Instrumentation / Electronics & Bio Medical / Electronics Engineering 18
Computer Science & Engineering Cyber Forensic & Information Security Degree in Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology / Electronics & Communication / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 18

Eligibility for admission

  1. The candidates shall be an Indian National.
  2. The candidates should have studied the Graduate course in an institution approved by the AICTE / Deemed Universities in India.
  3. Candidates should have a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in the Engineering Degree examination. For SC/ST candidates a pass in the Engineering Degree course is sufficient. For SEBC (OBC) students, a minimum of 54% aggregate marks in the Engineering Degree examination is mandatory.
  4. Candidates, who have passed AMIE / AMIETE Examinations and satisfying the following conditions, are eligible for admission. 1) They must have valid GATE score. 2) A minimum of 55% marks for section B in AMIE/AMIETE examination.
  5. Candidates who have appeared for the final semester examination can also apply, provided he / she has passed all the subjects up to and including the 6th semester exam (8th semester for B.Arch students). Confirmation of admission of such candidates shall be subject to the production of qualifying degree -before the date stipulated by the affiliated university

Selection Procedure

Admission to the MTech programmes is based on GATE score of the candidate. In case of more than one candidate having the same GATE score, they will be ranked based on their marks (or grades) obtained in their qualifying examinations. If seats remain vacant due to lack of candidates with valid GATE score, the remaining seats are allotted to candidates who do not have valid GATE score, based on their mark (or grade) in engineering degree examination upto sixth semester. After the last date of receiving applications, ER&DCI Institute of Technology will publish the list of selected candidates and the list of wait listed candidates for each programme. Reservation as specified by Govt. of Kerala is applicable in the selection process.

Selected candidates will have to report at ER&DCI Institute of Technology on the prescribed date and complete the admission process, failing which the seats will automatically be transferred to the next eligible candidates in the waiting list.

In case seats remain vacant due to lack of eligible candidates even after considering candidates without valid GATE score,one or more rounds of spot admission/ walk-in-admission will be conducted to fill the seats.

How to Apply

Application form for MTech admission can be downloaded from the web site of ER&DCI Institute of Technology ( Candidates have to take print outs of the downloaded application form and fill up all details. Completed application forms along with application fee and necessary documents should reach ER&DCI Institute of Technology office before the specified last date. ER&DCI Institute of Technology will not be responsible for the delay in the receipt of application due to any postal or other unforeseen delay. Each application has to be accompanied by an application fee of Rs 500 by way of crossed demand draft drawn on any nationalised / scheduled bank in favour of ER&DCI Institute of Technology payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Application fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. Self attested copies of the documents specified in table below, should be sent along with the application.

Applications should be complete in all respects. Application forms not accompanied by demand draft for application fee and self-attested copies of specified documents will be considered incomplete and rejected. Applications received after the specified last date also will be rejected.

No. Self Attested Copy of Document/Certificate
1 Degree certificate or provisional degree certificate of qualifying examination issued by university
2 Mark sheets / grade sheets of qualifying examination issued by university
3 For general category students having CGPA between 6.0 and 6.5 and SEBC category students having CGPA between 5.4 and 5.9, percentage certificate issued by university showing the equivalent percentage of marks, in case the final grade sheet shows CGPA only and does not show equivalent marks or formula to convert CGPA into marks
4 GATE score card
5 Secondary School Leaving Certificate
6 Electoral id / Aadhaar card / passport / nativity certificate issued by revenue authority as proof of address.
7 For SEBC category students, recent caste and non-creamy layer certificate issued by Tahsildar / Village officer
8 For SC / ST category students, caste certificate issued by Tahsildar / Village officer
9 No objection certificate / relieving order from employer, if the candidate is employed

Programme Fee

The fee for the PG programme is Rs 66,900 per semester (Tution fee Rs 45,000 + Special fee Rs 21,900). First semester fee has to be paid at the time of admission. In addition, the student has to pay admission fee of Rs 1,000, refundable caution deposit of Rs 6,000, and student administration fee, university examination fee and university arts and sports fee amounting to Rs 3,000, at the time of admission.

On subsequent semesters, programme fee has to be paid at the beginning of each semester. Along with the programme fee, student has to pay university examination fee for that semester also.


The candidate who obtain admission in ER&DCI Institute of Technology and discontinue studies after the closing date of admission are liable to pay Rs 30,000/- (Rupess Thirty thousand only) plus the tuition fee and special fee for the remaining period of the programme as liquidated damages.

Projects and Internship at CDAC

The meritorios students of both M.Tech courses will get a chance to do their academic projects as part of the live projects in CDAC and get guidance from industry experts in various groups of CDAC Thiruvananthapuram.Internships are stepping stones for a student to his future professional career. It allows the students to gain valuable exposure to the workplace, provides the opportunity for skill development,and gives a competitive edge in job research.Eligible students of ER&DCI Institute of Technology will have the oppurunity to do internship with stipend upto two years in CDAC Thiruvananthapuram.


ER&DCI Institute of Technology,CDAC Campus,Vellayambalam,Thiruvananthapuram


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