Admissions open in IIIT Delhi for B.Tech. (CSD) and B.Tech. (CSSS) programs for non-science students

New Delhi: IIIT Delhi, one of India’s most renowned technological institutes, has recently announced that admissions are now open for B.Tech. degree in Computer Science and Design (CSD) and Computer Science and Social Sciences (CSSS) for non-science students having Maths in Class XII. Admissions in B.Tech. (CSD) will take place through IIIT-Delhi Admission process using UCEED Rank (for the year 2020), and admission in B.Tech. (CSSS) will take place through IIIT-Delhi Admission process using class XII marks (for the year 2020)

B.Tech. (CSD) aims to develop graduates that are not only well versed with computing approaches, tools, and technologies, but are also experienced with Design approaches and new Media technologies and uses. The program has a small set of core courses in CS and Design, and many electives which can be taken from CS as well as Design and Digital Media. This enables the students to build a program most suitable for them. The program will prepares students to work in the IT industry as well as digital media industry like gaming, animation, virtual/augmented reality, etc. The program will also allows students, who want to pursue higher studies, to take up higher studies in CS/IT or in Design.

In B.Tech. (CSSS), social sciences comprise of the following disciplines: economics, sociology/anthropology, psychology, and liberal arts, communication and humanities. Within the program, students are offered two broad options. One is to earn a major in one of the above disciplines in conjunction with computer science. The other is to opt for a portfolio of courses across all social science disciplines while taking the same set of computer science courses that CSE students take. The program structure is motivated by the fact that the skill-set required to address social problems can only be addressed through an integrated systems approach that requires strong synergies between computer science and social sciences. A training in this integrated program will opens up several opportunities in the industry, social sector, governance, policy as well as for graduate school.

IIIT Delhi is one of India’s most decorated institutes, and lakhs of students aspire to become a part of its legacy. The institute began with its first batch of 60 B.Tech. students in the year 2008. Since then, it has come a long way with about 100 excellent faculty members. There are about 2150 students consisting of about 1500 B.Tech. students, about 470 M.Tech. students and about 180 Ph.D. scholars. In a relatively short time, it has earned a good reputation in India and abroad for being a center of quality education and research and is regarded as one of the country’s leading institutes for IT education and research.

QS BRICS University Ranking has placed IIIT Delhi at 41st place in QS Ranking India, 2020 and 192 in BRICS Region, 2019. The institute is accredited by NAAC at A level and is also approved by UGC and AICTE. The institute offers a vibrant and active campus life which inspires a healthy learning environment coupled with ample opportunities to grow holistically.

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-Delhi or IIIT-D) is a state university located in Delhi.In a relatively short time, it has earned an excellent reputation in India and abroad for being a center of quality education and research in IT and interdisciplinary areas. Established in 2008, the Institute has grown to be recognized as one of the most promising young institutions for education and research in India. The Institute is accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) and has been accorded 12-B status by the University Grants Commission (UGC). In recognition of its performance, QS University Ranking has ranked IIIT-Delhi 48 (in QS Ranking India) and 192 (in

BRICS region) in 2019 ranking. NIRF also ranked IIIT-Delhi at number 56 this year.