Last updated: 01 January 1970

MS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE


Prospective candidates interested in the MS program are required to take the Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test (COGJET).

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:

  • 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.

Course number Name
CGS600A Computational tools for Cognitive Science
CGS601A Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology
CGS602A Basic statistics, data analysis and inference
CGS603A Methods and tools in Cognitive Science (modular)
CGS609A Cognitive Neuroscience
CGS691A Mind:Philosophical Investigations
CGS703A Self-directed project (modular)