Last updated: 28 March 2022

MS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE


Prospective candidates interested in the MS program are required to take the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/other equivalent exam in related disciplines.

Details of the admission procedure are available here

We solicit applications to our MS program from curious and creative individuals satisfying any one of the following requirements.


Eligibility Criteria -


The minimum educational qualifications for admission to the MS 3-year program are:

  • An applicant must have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/other equivalent exam. Applicants from IITs with a grade point average of 8.0/10 (or equivalent) and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET requirement.
  • 3-year BA/B.Sc/equivalent degree in (Psychology/ Linguistics/ Philosophy/ Anthropology/ Phy/ Chem/ Math/ Stat/ Biosciences/ CS/ related disciplines) with a minimum of 60% or 6.0/10 in the qualifying degree.

The minimum educational and other qualifications for admission to the MS 2-year program are:

  • B.Tech/BE (any branch), BS - 4year program (Physics/ Chem/ Math/ Stat/Biosciences/ related sciences), MBBS. An applicant must have a minimum of 60% or 6.0/10 in the qualifying degree. All regular applicants must have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/other equivalent exam. Applicants with B.Tech from IITs with an overall grade point average of 6.5/10 or higher and 8.0/10.0 in the last two years and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET requirement.
  • MA/M.Sc/equivalent degree (Psychology/ Linguistics/ Philosophy/ Anthropology/ Phy/ Chem/ Math/ Stat/ Biosciences/ CS/ related disciplines) with a minimum of 60% or 6.0/10 (grade point average) in the qualifying degree. An applicant must have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/other equivalent exam. Applicants from IITs with a grade point average of 8.0/10 (or equivalent) and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET requirement.

Academic Requirement -

Program Minimum course credits Minimum thesis credits Minimum total credits
MS 2yr 54 72 144
MS 3yr 72 72 216

All MS Cognitive Science students will take the following core courses and minimum of two elective courses (tentative course list for academic year 2022-2023).

Name
Foundations of Cognitive Science
Basic statistics, data analysis and inference
Methods and tools in Cognitive Science (distributed across multiple modules)
Mind:Philosophical Investigations
Data Analysis