IIT Delhi MSc Cognitive Science Admissions 2024



IIT Delhi MSc Cognitive Science Admissions 2024
Admissions are open at IIT Delhi for the admissions to MSc in Cognitive Science program. The applications are for the session 2024-25. MSc in Cognitive Science falls under the Department of Humanities and Social Science at IIT Delhi. Besides this, we have also posted about Ph.D. Psychology admissions at IIT Delhi. You can also check out the article by the link mentioned below. Further details about the eligibility, dates, and process are as follows.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to take admissions in MSc Cognitive Science at IIT Delhi, should have completed their BA /BSc /B.Tech. /B.E. or equivalent with not less than 55% marks or 5.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale.

The degree should require at least three years of study after finishing high school (10+2) or its equivalent.

Entrance Examination

The admission of candidates in MSc in Cognitive Science program will be based on a national-level examination called COGJET.

What is COGJET?

Just like CUET PG, COGJET is a joint entrance test for admissions to postgraduate /doctoral programs in cognitive science. COGJET 2024 will be conducted by the Center of Behavioral and Cognitive Science (CBCS), University of Allahabad and the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H).

How to Apply for COGJET?

You can apply for COGJET Examination using the link mentioned below. Kindly note that this exam is being conducted by University of Allahabad and International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H). So, you need to fill out a single application form either for IIIT-H or University of Allahabad. There is not need to fill out the separate application.

Eligibility for COGJET

Indian citizens who have completed a 3-year or 4-year undergraduate degree in fields like Cognitive Science, Psychology, Biological/Physical/Analytical Sciences, Engineering, Medical Science, or Management Studies are eligible.

Note: Candidates should have completed or expect to complete their degree by June 2024.

COGJET Examination Scheme

COGJET Exam will be carrying a total of 40 Marks. The duration of this test will be 2 hours.

Besides COGJET, there are more national-level examinations like GATE /UGC NET, which may be considerable for the admissions to MSc in Cognitive Science.

Mode of COGJET Examination

The COGJET exam is completely in ONLINE MODE. Candidates can attend the examination with compatible electronic devices, operating systems, and internet connectivity.

Also Read: IIT Delhi PhD Psychology Admissions 2024

Besides IIT Delhi, there are various institutes that have opened their admissions for PhD Psychology program.
Click here to know more about those institutes.

Application Fee for MSc Cognitive Psychology

The application fee is different for various categories for MSc in Cognitive Psychology program.

  • For General /OBC /EWS: ₹200/-
  • For SC /ST/ PwD: ₹50/-

Application Procedure

You can apply for the program only through the provided online link. Don’t send applications or payments through any other method. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the link: https://ecampus.iitd.ac.in/PGADM/login and sign up.
  2. Once you sign up, you’ll get an email with login details for the IIT Delhi admission portal.
  3. Log in and go to the admission homepage.
  4. Click on “APPLY NOW” at the top left corner to start a new application.
  5. Fill in your basic information in the Personal Details section.
  6. Choose the program you’re applying for.
  7. Provide your academic details, like graduation information and any exam scores you’ve achieved.
  8. Share your work experience details, if applicable.
  9. Upload the required documents mentioned on the website.
  10. Finally, submit your form and make the application fee payment.

Important Dates

Submission of Online Application FormsMarch 20, 2024 (12 PM)
Last date to submit online applications and application feeApril 04, 2024 (4 PM)
Range of Dates for Test /InterviewsMay 14, 2024 – June 14, 2024
Orientation of New PG StudentsJuly 18, 2024
Registration for New PG StudentsJuly 18, 2024 – July 19, 2024
Commencement of ClassesJuly 22, 2024

Exemption, Relaxations, and Clarifications

  1. Candidates who belong to the category of SC /ST /PH have been provided a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying degree (BA /BSc degree), which means they need to gain 50% marks (CGPA 5.5 to 5.00).
  2. Qualifying degree performance will be calculated by aggregating performance over the semesters /years of the qualifying degree.
  3. For MSc Cognitive Science, applications who have cleared their UGC NET /GATE Exam are exempted from taking COGJET.
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