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Result Announced

List of Candidates Provisionally Selected for Admission to MSc in Cognitive Sciences Programme, AY: 2024-25 (Semester I) View Result.

The two-year M.Sc. programme at IITGN strives to carve out a different niche for itself compared to the large number of M.Sc. degree offerings in India. The MSc program includes the following features that echo the core philosophies of the institute:

  • • It enables students to acquire substantial breadth and depth in their areas of study.
  • • It orients and enables student attitudes towards scientific research.
  • • It exposes students to areas beyond their core subjects.
  • • It has mandatory curriculum components originating from humanities and social sciences.

The institute offers M.Sc. degrees in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Cognitive Science. The admission to the Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics disciplines is through the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. while admission to the Cognitive Science program is through the Institute's own written test and interview process.

Important Dates

  • December 1, 2023

    Application opens

    January 24, 2024

    Application Deadline

    February 17, 2024

    Written Test (online)

    March 15-16, 2024

    Interviews (offline)

    April 15, 2024

    Announcement of Result

The MSC 2024 Admission test and interviews will happen in a hybrid mode.

You NEED NOT send the hard copy of the application form. However, you need to furnish a hard copy of the application form with a photograph and all the documentary evidence in original (testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience, and research/professional experience) at the interview time. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Application Fees for SC/ST/PwD: Rs. 150 and all others: Rs. 300.

If you have any query about the program, please email us at: admission.cg@iitgn.ac.in

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Program Requirements

Each discipline that offers MSc programs defines their individual requirements. Yet, across all MSc programs, there is extensive coursework that emphasizes fundamentals, and research exposure that aims to stimulate intellectual curiosity and nurture creativity. More specific requirements are available in the MSc program advisory.