ER&DCI Institute of Technology
Thiruvananthapuram India PIN-695033
Academic Wing of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) Thiruvananthapuram
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MTECH ADMISSION 2016

Walk-in admission to vacant seats on 25 August 2016

ER&DCI Institute of Technology is conducting walk-in admission to the vacant seats in M.Tech programmes on 25 August 2016. Interested candidates with eligibility are requested to be present at ER&DCI Institute of Technology office before 11.00 am with filled up application form and all prescribed documents, ready to take admission.

1. Post Graduate Programmes Offered at ER&DCI Institute of Technology

Post graduate programmes in engineering (MTech) offered at ER&DCI Institute of Technology are given below.

DEPARTMENT STREAM
Electronics & Communication Engineering VLSI and Embedded Systems
Computer Science Engineering Cyber Forensics and Information Security

2. 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 -satisfying clauses V (a) to (d) as applicable on or before November 30, 2016.
  6. Candidates with the branch of study as given below only are eligible to apply.
DEPARTMENT STREAM Eligibility
Electronics & Communication Engineering VLSI & Embedded Systems Degree in Electronics & Communication / Applied Electronics / Applied Electronics & Instrumentation / Electronics & Instrumentation / Electronics & Bio Medical / Electronics Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Cyber Forensics & Information Security Degree in Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology / Electronics & Communication / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

3. Reservation

Reservation norms decided by Govt. of Kerala will be followed during the admission. Only students from Kerala are eligible for admission in reservation seats. If sufficient numbers of eligible reservation category candidates have not applied, reservation seats will be allotted to eligible general category candidates.

4. Fee Structure

The details of fee a post graduate student at ER&DCI Institute of Technology has to pay for each semester are given below.

Particulars I Semester II Semester III Semester IV Semester
Tuition Fee Rs 45,000/- Rs 45,000/- Rs 45,000/- Rs 45,000/-
Special Fee Rs 21,500/- Rs 21,500/- Rs 21,500/- Rs 21,500/-
Caution Deposit(Refundable) Rs 5,000/-
PTA Fee Rs 1,500/-
Admission Fee Rs 1,000/-
ID Card Rs 100/-
University Student Administration Fee Rs 1,000/-
University Examination Fee Rs 1,500/- Rs 1,500/- Rs 900/- Rs 500/-
Total Rs 76,600/- Rs 68,000/- Rs 67,400/- Rs 67,000/-

The fee for the first semester shall be paid by the candidate at the time of admission. For subsequent semesters the student has to pay the fee before the beginning of the semester. The last date for the payment of fee for each semester shall be intimated to the student through public notice. Any failure to pay the fee in time shall be subject to fine as fixed by ER&DCI Institute of Technology.

Once admitted, the fee paid by students shall not be refunded under any circumstances.

5. Liquidated Damages

Once admitted to the programme, the student shall be liable to pay ₹ 30,000 (Rupees thirty thousand only) plus the remaining tuition fee and special fee for the entire programme as liquidated damages, if discontinued during the period of study. Student and parent / legal guardian shall have to execute an agreement to that effect on a non-judicial stamp paper of Rs 100 at their own expense at the time of admission.

6. Scholarships

Scholarship is available for candidates with valid GATE score from AICTE for the total period of twenty-four months subject to the following conditions.

  1. Each student shall undertake 8 to 10 hours of work per week related to teaching and research activities as assigned by the institutions.
  2. The student shall give an undertaking to the effect that he/she will not leave the course midway or appear for any Competitive examination not related to Engineering and Technology.
  3. The students shall not receive any emoluments, salary, stipend etc. from any other source during the course of study.

SC/ST students from Kerala will be eligible for stipend from SCDD as per Kerala State Government Rules.

7. Live Projects and Internships at CDAC Thiruvananthapuram

Meritorious students of ER&DCI Institute of Technology will get a chance to do their academic projects as part of the live projects in CDAC Thiruvananthapuram and get guidance from 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 opportunity to do internship with stipend for a maximum period of one year in CDAC Thiruvananthapuram.

These facilities depend upon the projects and vacancies available at CDAC Thiruvananthapuram and is limited to students with very good track record only.

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8. Admission Process

Application form for MTech admission can be downloaded from the web site of ER&DCI Institute of Technology (http://erdciit.ac.in/downloads.html). Candidates have to take print outs of the downloaded application form and fill up all details. Each application has to be accompanied by non-refundable application fee of ₹ 1,000 (Rupees one thousand only) by way of crossed demand draft drawn on any nationalised / scheduled bank in favour of ER&DCI Institute of Technology payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

Applications should be complete in all respects. Application forms not accompanied by demand draft for application fee will be considered incomplete and summarily rejected.

Candidates must be present at ER&DCI Institute of Technology office on 25 August 2016 before 11.00 am with filled up application form, application fee(DD) and all prescribed documents listed below, ready to take admission.

Selected candidates will have to take admission on the date specified by ER&DCI Institute of Technology paying the first semester fee of ₹ 76,600 (Rupees seventy-six thousand six hundred only).

Payment of fee is to be made to ER&DCI Institute of Technology at Syndicate Bank, C-DAC Campus Branch, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram, using the prescribed challan form available at ER&DCI Institute of Technology office and the receipt shall be presented to the ER&DCI Institute of Technology office for verification. Alternatively, payments can be made by crossed demand draft in favour of ER&DCI Institute of Technology payable at Thiruvananthapuram drawn on any nationalised / scheduled bank.

Each candidate also has to execute an affidavit agreeing to pay ₹ 2,29,500 (Rupees two lakh twenty-nine thousand five hundred only), which is ₹ 30,000/- plus the tuition fee and special fee for the remaining semesters, as liquidated damages if he / she discontinues during the period of study.

Candidates and their parents shall also submit the anti-ragging affidavit in the prescribed format, which is mandatory as per the instructions of AICTE.

At the time of joining, selected candidates must submit original and required number of photocopies of the following certificates / documents as specified below

No. Document / Certificate Items to be given Applicable to
1 Passport size photograph (1 number) Original All Candidates
2 TC and Conduct Certificate from the institution last studied Original All Candidates
3 Engineering degree certificate Original + one copy All Candidates
4 Engineering degree mark lists / grade sheets of all semesters Original + one copy All Candidates
5 GATE score card Original + one copy Candidates with valid GATE score
6 Community and non-creamy layer certificate issued by the Tahsildar / village officer dated within one year Original + one copy Candidates who claim eligibility under SEBC (OBC) quota
7 Community certificate issued by Tahsildar Original + one copy Candidates who claim eligibility under SC/ ST quota
8 Community and non-creamy layer certificate issued by the Tahsildar / village officer dated within a year Original + one copy Candidates who belong to OEC category
9 Secondary School Leaving Certificate Original + one copy (Original will be returned after verification) All candidates
10 Electoral id / Aadhaar / Driving license / Passport as address proof Original + one copy (Original will be returned after verification) All candidates
11 Medical fitness certificate Original All candidates
12 Rs 100 stamp paper bought in the name of the candidate to execute the agreement stating the candidate shall be liable to pay liquidated damages in the event of discontinuation of study. (The candidate only needs to bring Rs 100 stamp paper bought in his name. Printing of the affidavit will be done by the staff of ER&DCI Institute of Technology.) Original All candidates
13 Anti-ragging affidavit by the candidate executed and signed (format available for download at the web site of ER&DCI Institute of Technology) Original All candidates
14 Anti-ragging affidavit by the parent of the candidate executed and signed (format available for download at the web site of ER&DCI Institute of Technology) Original All candidates
15 No objection certificate from employer Original For candidates who are employed

In addition, scanned images of the following documents should be given by the candidates at the time of admission.

No. Document
1 Passport size photograph
2 Signature of the student
3 Engineering degree certificate
4 Consolidated mark sheet / grade sheet of engineering degree
5 GATE score card
6 Community and non-creamy layer certificates
7 Aadhaar card
8 First page of bank pass book of student showing details of account holder

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