DA-IICT, Gandhinagar – 2021

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT) was established as a private institute in 2001 in Gandhi Nagar Gujarat in an area of 50 acres in a griping green serene atmosphere to help to build a knowledge-led society founded on intellectual competitiveness for global leadership. It is an advanced research teaching Institute named after the Industrialist Late Dhirubhai Ambani, the founder of Reliance Group, in Gujarat.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where DA-IICT gave its reports.

Courses Offered at DA-IICT Gandhinagar

DA-IICT offers merely 3 courses in undergraduate programs and 12 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at DA-IICT Gandhinagar

Students Intake
DA-IICT admitted 360 students each in 2021 and 2020, respectively and 330 students in 2019 at UG programs, and 227 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Student Intake1
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Student Intake Graph
DA-IICT has 105 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 59.04% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:16, that is, one professor is available for every 16 students.

DA-IICT Gandhinagar Annual Expenditures

DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Capital Expenditure
Capital Expenditure
DA-IICT spent Rs. 2.4 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 7.28% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a modest 23.39% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, and the remaining a massive 69.33% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 5 crores and it was around Rs. 2.2 crores in 2019.
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Operational Expenditure
Operational Expenditure
DA-IICT spent over Rs. 32 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 51.81% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, 48.15% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.04% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 29.7 crores in 2020 and Rs. 28 crores in 2019.

DA-IICT Gandhinagar Research Details

Sponsored Projects
As DA-IICT has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 1.3 crores through 13 sponsored research projects from 7 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 72.8 and Rs. 53.8 lakhs through 14 and 10 sponsored research projects from 6 companies each, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
DA-IICT has a decent faculty, modest infrastructures, and many talented research scholars, therefore, some companies are willing to get consultation for their projects, due to this, DA-IICT received Rs. 6.7 lakhs through 2 consultancy projects from the same number of 2 companies in 2021. It received Rs. 39.5 and 30 lakhs through 2 and 3 consultancy projects from the same number of 2 and 3 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Sponsored Projects & Consultancy Projects

DA-IICT Gandhinagar Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At DA-IICT, 316 students got admitted to UG degree courses and 90.51% of them graduated, of whom all got placements at top companies and the remaining 71 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 91.61% of students graduated, of whom all got placements and the remaining 54 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 89.63% of students graduated, of whom all got placements and the remaining 58 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, 91.51% of students graduated, of whom all got placements at top companies and the remaining 48 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 85.93% of students graduated, of whom all got placements and the remaining 20 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 82.50% of students graduated, of whom 97.81% got placements and 28 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Graduation Percentage
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 57 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 6 students graduated in 2021, 8 students graduated in 2020, and 11 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 14 LPA in 2021, Rs. 10.5 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 9 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 7 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.5 LPA in 2019.
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Median Salary & Top Recruiters
The top recruiters of DA-IICT are Flipkart, Amazon, Adobe, Deloitte, UBER, Philips, Hike, Samsung, Visa, IBM, Vedanta group, Daily hunt, etc.

Students Diversity at DA-IICT Gandhinagar

At DA-IICT, 1722 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 79.62% are boys, 20.38% are girls, a considerable 1381 students are from within the state, 292 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 49 students are from outside the country.
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - Students Diversity

Facilities at DA-IICT Gandhinagar

DA-IICT has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, a wi-fi campus, a music room, an open-air theater, convenience stores, guest houses, ATMs, lifts/ramps, etc.

Annual Festivals on DA-IICT Gandhinagar

DA-IICT celebrated SYNAPSE as the annual celebration cum cultural festival celebrated for four days in February, where students from in and around Gujarat participate and many events such as Stand-up, Footloose, Raaga, Showdown, Crazy Math, etc., are organized for sizzling students. This festival renders many events in all genres such as an exhibition of fashion, style, music, art, literature, innovation, and creativity, and allows every student to showcase his inner talent. As it acts as a rendezvous to artists and icons, audiences from the corporate sector including alumni of DAIICT participate.

In addition to this, sports, games, workshops on various current trending technologies, and technical events and contests are organized to keep the students fit not only at the academic level but also in physical and mental conditions. These events give them ample opportunity to showcase their technical prowess and learn novel things.


DA-IICT is in Gandhinagar, which is the capital of vibrant Gujarat, therefore, it has a good transport system. Both Gandhinagar Capital Railway Station is around 7 km away and Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station is around 21.8 km away from the institution are available for travel by train, and Ahmedabad Airport is around 15.5 km away from the institution are available for travel by air, so students from anywhere can reach this institution easily.

How to Get Admission to DA-IICT Gandhinagar

For UG courses at DA-IICT: Candidates who passed or candidates who are going to appear for the +2 exam or any other equivalent recognized exams with Mathematics, Physics, or any one of Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science need to take and clear JEE Main for admission to UG course. Reservation for SC/ST is implemented as per Gujarat Government norms.

For PG courses: BE/BTech (CS/IT/EL, ECE, Electrical, Instrumentation) candidates who scored 60% marks in their UG degree with valid GATE rank/score can be admitted to PG courses, besides this, MSc (CS), MCA, BE/BTech (CS, IT, CSE) candidates with 65% in their degree can also be admitted to PG courses although these who didn’t take the GATE exam.

Fee Structure at DA-IICT Gandhinagar

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 7.08 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at DA-IICT, however, the saving grace is they can get an impressive salary of Rs. 14.00 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

DA-IICT Gandhinagar Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: DA-IICT has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 50.12%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: DA-IICT has a decent faculty and modest infrastructure, however, it neither filed patent applications nor got any patent, therefore, it scored 11.09%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As DA-IICT has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 71.67%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: DA-IICT has students from every section and every part of India and the world, so it scored 48.81%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: DA-IICT has a decent faculty, modest infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, however, it is a private technical institution, and it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 6.19%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
DA-IICT, Gandhinagar 2021 - NIRF RANK

DA-IICT Gandhinagar got 38.20% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 107.

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