ADMISSIONS 2021 -22 @ DIGITAL UNIVERSITY KERALA

Discover your opportunity in Curating a responsible Digital World

(Established by the Govt. of Kerala)

Study, work, and live on one of the most advanced campuses in God's own Country.

DUK was established by the Government of Kerala by upgrading the Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management-Kerala (IIITM-K), which was established by the Government in the year 2000. DUK has commenced the application process for MSc, MTech and PG Diploma programs in the academic year 2021-2022. As a student on these programs, you will form a part of an exciting learning environment in a verdant campus in Technocity, Thiruvananthapuram.

International Curriculum

Globally Recognised Faculty

State-of-the-art Campus with fully equiped labs

Hands on Experience in Various Projects

POST GRADUATE
PROGRAMMES

Sl No

Program

Eligibility

1
MTech (Master of Technology)
(AICTE APPROVED)
BTech/BE /MCA /MSc in relevant subjects with 60% marks in graduation.
2
MSc (Master of Science)
BTech/BE /BCA /BSc in relevant subjects
with 60% marks in graduation.
3
Post Graduate Diploma in
e-Governance (PGDeG)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with working knowledge of computer systems

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAMS

Candidates who have appeared or are appearing for the final year/semester examination may also apply for the PG Programs provided that they satisfy the following two conditions

  • Condition 1 ‐ That they have appeared/ are appearing for the final year/semester exam in full and for the first time
  • Condition 2 ‐ That they have passed all examinations prior to the final year /semester.

Selected students for the PG programs are expected to submit all the original documents of marklists, degree/provisional degree certificates, migration certificate, etc. by 31st January 2023. In case any of the candidates fail to submit the original certificates as proof of their eligibility by this date, the University may be forced to ask the students to discontinue the course.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Online admission portal for academic year 2022-23 to open by 1st week of March 2022.

The admissions for Masters and PhD programs for July 2021 intake is closed. The next call for admissions is expected to be made in Feb-March 2022.

SPOT ADMISSION TO VACANT SEATS OF MASTERS PROGRAMS PROGRAMS FOR SC/ST/DIVYAANG CATEGORIES

Spot admissions will be conducted for a few vacant seats falling under the SC/ST/Divyaang categories of the following programs:

  • MTech Computer Science & Engineering
  • MTech Electronics Engineering
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Ecology (Ecological Informatics)

Date of DUAT online exam for spot admission: 1st November 2021

For details on eligibility conditions to each program, please carefully check the admission  website www.duk.ac.in/admission .  Candidates interested in attending the spot admission need to register online here:https://duk.ac.in/admission/apply/ . The details regarding the spot admission process will be communicated to the registered candidates through e-mail.

The last date of registering online: 31st October 2021, 12.00 PM.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Students with a domicile of Kerala from SC/ST and Other Eligible Communities (OEC) are eligible for scholarships under the E- Grantz scheme of Govt of Kerala. Please check the E- Grantz website of the Govt of Kerala for further details (https://www.egrantz.kerala.gov.in/)
  • A few merit-cum-means scholarships will be provided by the University for meritorious and deserving students of certain programs hailing from financially difficult backgrounds.
  • Students who apply for other scholarships will be supported by providing necessary documents from the Academic Office of DUK after joining.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Online application will be open on:  25th July 2021
  • Deadline for submission of applications: August 28, 2021
  • Date of DUAT examination: September 05, 2021 (Sunday)
  • Announcement of DUAT results: September 14, 2021
  • Dates of admission counseling/ interview: September 16-30, 2021
  • Commencement of classes (online): 11th Oct. 2021
  • Commencement of classes on campus: 1st Nov.  2021

Mode of conducting DUAT

Due to the prevailing issues raised by COVID-19, AI proctored online test is being arranged for DUAT this year due to which candidates can take the test from their homes. The candidates need not travel to test centers to take the test. A mock test will be conducted before the main test, which the candidates will have to mandatorily take to ensure that the computer system that they use is compatible. Further details, including the admit card, will be communicated to the registered candidates to their registered e-mail id by 3rd September 2021.

SELECTION PROCESS

  • APPLICATION FEE : RS.500/-(GENERAL) & RS. 250/- (SC/ST/Divyaang)
  • The selection to all MTech and MSc  programmes of Digital University Kerala will be through a common admission process.
  • Prospective students will have to either (i) clear the Digital University Aptitude Test (DUAT) Or (ii) possess a valid GATE/NET score in a relevant discipline.
  • For the MSc programs, GATE score holders with a valid score in relevant disciplines as on 1st April 2021 are exempted from taking the entrance examination. Interested UGC-NET qualified candidates in relevant disciplines are also exempted from taking DUAT for admission to MSc programs.
  • For MTech programs preference will be given to the GATE qualified candidates.
  • The cut off for the DUAT score for shortlisting is decided by the individual Schools on yearly basis and can vary from one school to another.
  • Their cut off for the GATE score for shortlisting is decided by the individual Schools on yearly basis
  • The short-listed students will be interviewed and provisionally selected based on their cumulative performance in the interview and the qualifying test scores. The weightage for the qualification score and interview shall be defined by the individual Schools based on the needs of the programme.
  • Separate rank lists shall be drawn up for reserved seats.
  • The short-listed students will be provisionally selected based on their DUAT/GATE test scores.

EARN WHILE YOU LEARN

FOR ALL COURSES

Opportunities for paid internships in real-life projects undertaken by the University will be available to a few top performing students from the 3rd semester onwards.

MERIT-CUM-MEANS SCHOLARSHIPS

FOR MSC COURSES

A few merit-cum-means scholarships of the University will be available to deserving students of all MSc programs who do not have any other scholarships or financial assistances.

INDUSTRY ACADEMIC LINKAGE

FOR ALL COURSES

Opportunities to collaberate with Maker Village, Blockchain Academy & Thinqbator

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

ADMISSION HELPDESK

Mob No. 8078193800
Landline: +91-471-2788019
Email : admission-pg@duk.ac.in

KEY RECRUITERS

Leading companies which recruited MSc students of IIITM-K