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14 Jun 2018

DU's unique BTech program offers interesting subjects, hands-on learning experiences

DU has a unique BTech program

Confused about what to do after Class 12? Looking for a course that's unique and promising?

Try the four-year BTech program in Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations offered by the Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC), Delhi University (DU).

It is the only BTech course in DU for which it has its own admission process. You need 60% in boards to qualify for it. Here's more.

In context

DU has a unique BTech program

For admission, you have to clear an entrance test

According to Gurpreet Singh Tuteja, deputy dean of students' welfare, the course admits 40 students annually, but receives over 200 applications each year. To appear the entrance exam, you need 60% in your 'best of four' subjects, which compulsorily include mathematics. This year, the exam is on June 21.

Syllabus

Projects, internships and more are graded

The course is significantly different than most BTech programs, says Dr HP Singh, Director, CIC. For one, the evaluation method here gives 60% weightage to hands-on learning - individual projects, semester-long projects, internships and more.

The eighth semester covers a six-month internship.

All such projects are graded to "incentivize independent study and excite students about things they study in theory," explains Shobha Bagai, Program Coordinator.

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Subjects

The choice of subjects is interesting too!

The papers are also interesting and unique. There are subjects like 'environmental consciousness,' 'art of communication,' 'creative writing' and 'science, philosophy, truth.'

"Students have the option to pick a mentor from outside their institution as well," said Bagai.

In addition to the major papers, students can pick one from three substreams- electronics & embedded systems, system biology, and economics & management- as a minor.

You can find more details here

For those studying this program, CIC offers a well-equipped campus and state-of-the-art amenities. Classrooms are laptop-friendly and have projectors installed, while the labs facilitate innovation-based research. For more details, visit the official CIC website at www.ducic.ac.in.

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What's the result date of this cic exam

Is it possible to apply now without JEE Mains or any registration?

From where is the form available for this engineering program?

What is the last date for admission in DU B.tech?

Can you tell me which NIT is best in placements?

Can I get admission into this program without a test?

This syllabus which is given in the content like philosophy truth, etc, is of what? Entrance exam which is to be held on 21 June?

Is this B.Tech program only for IT stream, not for other branches?

What is there in this b.tech ?

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What's the result date of this cic exam

Asked on 05-07-2018 by VIKAS RAJPUT

Answered by NewsBytes

The result of CIC DU is yet to be declared. The officials have not announced the tentative dates of result till now. You can visit the website of CIC and check results after some time.

Is it possible to apply now without JEE Mains or any registration?

Asked on 15-06-2018 by NEELAM KAUSHIK

Answered by NewsBytes

No, it is not possible now. Moreover, the selection to this course is on the basis of an exam conducted by DU itself. Also, the online registration dates for UG Admissions in DU are now closed, so you cannot apply.

From where is the form available for this engineering program?

Asked on 15-06-2018 by Deviprasad Pal

Answered by NewsBytes

It is the only BTech course in DU for which it has its own admission process. The registration for this program had to be done through DU UG Application Form. The online registration dates were from 15th May to 7th June 2018.

What is the last date for admission in DU B.tech?

Asked on 15-06-2018 by Priya Ravel

Answered by NewsBytes

It is the only BTech course in DU for which it has its own admission process. DU's admission process was from 15th May to 7th June 2018 and is closed now.

Can you tell me which NIT is best in placements?

Asked on 14-06-2018 by Shivam Tiwari

Answered by NewsBytes

According to NIRF Rankings by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli has the best ranking among NITs. For more details about its placements and other details, check this link.

Can I get admission into this program without a test?

Asked on 14-06-2018 by Shivam Tiwari

Answered by NewsBytes

No, this BTech is an entrance based course offered in DU. You have to appear in its entrance exam scheduled to take place on 21st June 2018, in order to be eligible for this course. (Note- You must have filled DU's registration form and filled for this course in order to be eligible for the exam.)

This syllabus which is given in the content like philosophy truth, etc, is of what? Entrance exam which is to be held on 21 June?

Asked on 14-06-2018 by Shreya Gupta

Answered by NewsBytes

No, this is not the syllabus for the entrance exam. These are the subjects that are offered under this course. The Entrance test will be two hours duration and will be based on Mathematics, Reasoning and Analytical abilities at 10+2 levels. The Entrance test is of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) formats. There will 100 questions. For more details, check this link (Page no. 42).

Is this B.Tech program only for IT stream, not for other branches?

Asked on 14-06-2018 by Ishita Sharma

Answered by NewsBytes

DU offers just one B.Tech Course through its Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) and i.e., BTech program in Information Technology and Mathematical Innovations. Further, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) in Delhi, is also affiliated to Delhi University but admission to it is through JEE Mains. The institute offers BE programs in subjects like Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Mechanical, Information Technology, Biotechnology among others.

What is there in this b.tech ?

Asked on 14-06-2018 by Fàìź Šaýèď

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Building strong analytical skills through Mathematics and application skills of Information Technology (IT), this course encourages students to recognize the connectedness of various disciplines. The course offers three specialization streams- Management, Electronics & Embedded System, and Systems Biology- important fields of education with a significant interface with Mathematics and IT. For more details. check this link (Page 18).

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