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About Olympiad/KVPY:

This is a mode of Admissions for applicants who have some distinction such as being selected for Olympiads at the national level or earned a high rank in KVPY. Such applicants are eligible to apply for our dual degree programmes.

   CND    CLD    CSD

Graduates of the Dual degree (Bachelor and Master) programmes earn two degrees. The Masters degree requires the completion of a research thesis.

The dual degree programme prepares students for research and jobs in their area of interest. The duration of the programme is 5-years.

There are three such programmes on offer which are listed below.
Programme abbreviation (Number of seats) Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Master of Science (MS) by Research
CND Computer Science Computational Natural Sciences
CLD Computer Science Computational Linguistics
CSD Computer Science and Engineering Computer Science and Engineering
 

The requirement of writing the UGEE is waived for applicants in this mode in appreciation of their distinction. Applicants in this mode will be shortlisted and called directly for an interview conducted by IIIT-H. Candidates shortlisted will have to clear an interview to gain admission.

What do I need to do to apply?
You need to register online and fill an application form to appear for an interview by the announced deadline.
 
Application Fee : INR 1500 (Non-refundable)
 
Am I eligible ?

There are two eligibility criterias:

  1. Applicants who have been selected for training to represent India at the International Olympiads in Informatics, Science, Mathematics, Physics and Linguistics during class XI and/or XII. Applicants participating only in certified Olympiads qualify for this mode. No other Olympiads will be considered.
  2. Applicants with KVPY rank of 5000 or better. Among such applicants, the top 100 will be eligible for interview.

Note : Applicants are allowed either to apply for KVPY or OLYMPIAD.

The list below has the details of Certified Olympiads and the eligibile corresponding dual degree programmes.

  1. International Olympiad on Informatics (IOI)
    • The IOI is conducted annually by IARCS whose official website is [here].
    • The programme an applicant is eligible for is [CSD] Bachelor Of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering and Master Of Science in Computer Science and Engineering by Research [more information]

  2. Science Olympiad (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy)
    • The Olympiad is conducted by Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education (HBCSE) under the control of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Govt. of India. Olympiad's official website [here].
    • The programme an applicant is eligible for is [CND] Bachelor Of Technology in Computer Science and Master Of Science in Computational Natural Sciences by Research [more information]

  3. Mathematics Olympiad
    • The Olympiad is conducted by Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education (HBCSE) on behalf of National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Govt. of India. Olympiad's  official website [here].
    • The programmes an applicant is eligible for are:

    • [CND] Bachelor Of Technology in Computer Science and Master Of Science in Computational Natural Sciences by Research [more information]
    • [CLD] Bachelor Of Technology in Computer Science and Master Of Science in Computational Linguistics by Research [more information]
    • [CSD] Bachelor Of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering and Master Of Science in Computer Science and Engineering by Research  [more information]

  4. International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) / Paninian Linguistics Olympiad (PLO)
    • The International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) is one of the 12 International Science Olympiads and has been held annually since 2003. The Paninian Linguistics Olympiad (PLO) is conducted by Faculty from India's premier Educational Institutes and some of India's top Computational Linguists. Official websites are [here] and [here].
    • The programme an applicant is eligible for is [CLD] Bachelor Of Technology in Computer Science and Master Of Science in Computational Linguistics by Research[more information]

 
How do I apply ?
 
 
 
 
   
  IMPORTANT DATES
Application Start Date - 11th Mar 2019

  Application closing date - 23rd Apr 2019
   
  ANNOUNCEMENTS
  Portal open for application - 11th Mar 2019

  Application closing date - 23rd Apr 2019
   
   
 
 
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