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M. Sc in Cognitive Science 2020 @ IIT, Gandhinagar

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Representative Courses

List of Representative Courses are the following: Foundations of Cognitive science; Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology; Computational models of Cognition; Philosophy of Mind, |Biology of Neural & Cognitive Processes; Cognition & Emotion; Perception & Experience; Attention and Perception; Human Computer Interaction & Affective Computing; Learning & Decision making; Computational Neuroscience; Neuro-imaging Methods; Introduction to Paleo neuropsychology; Cognition and Culture – Anthropological Perspectives on the Human Mind; Learning and Memory; Behavioral Economics.


  • Students who have a Bachelor’s degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., B. Tech, B. Com, MBBS) in any discipline with a minimum of 55% (5.5 CGPA for students with letter grades/CGPA) aggregate marks for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% (5.0 CGPA for students with letter grades/CGPA) aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD category candidates in the qualifying degree, are eligible to apply for admission to the Master’s program in Cognitive Science.
  • Students who would be completing Bachelor’s degree in the academic year 2019-2020 are also eligible to apply.
  • The short-listing of the applications is based on the overall credentials (Marks in the qualifying examinations, academic achievements and aptitude for cognitive science. The eligibility criteria mentioned above is minimal. The committee may use higher cut-off levels for short listing.

Financial Support

  • Eligible candidates admitted to M. Sc Cognitive Science program will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs. 5,000/-. The stipend support will be renewed per semester subject to a student’s continued satisfactory progress in the program.

Travel Scholarships

  • Institute encourages M. Sc students to present their research work at national and international conferences, and provides travel scholarships of up to Rs. 60000/- to such students.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be submitted online www.iitgn.ac.in  .
  • Candidates NEED NOT send the hard copy of the application form. However, you need to furnish hardcopy of the application form with photograph and all the documentary evidence in original (testimonials, certificates, publications, work experience and research/professional experience) at the time of interview.
  • There is NO application fee.

Important dates:

  • Last date: 25th January, 2020.
  • Date of Entrance Test & Interviews: 22nd & 23th February, 2020.

For more details, please visit, Email: [email protected]  ,
Website www.iitgn.ac.in  

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