General Description of Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT) Program
1. Short Description of the Program
The PGDIT is a one-year program for graduates in any discipline on the principles and practice of Information Technology. The program will be conducted by the Institute of Information Technology (IIT) of the University of Dhaka (DU). The PGDIT program is offered mainly to the graduates who are willing to work in ICT domain or the graduates whose current or future career could be accelerated through advanced knowledge in ICT. The classes of the program will run four days a week from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
2. No of Enrollment in Each Batch
The number of seats for PGDIT is forty (40). But IIT authority will decide the number for the respective batch considering its available resource prior to the enrollment.
3. Eligibility for Admission
Applicants must satisfy the following requirements
- Minimum 2 years graduation in any discipline, with Mathematics (including Algebra/Statistics) as a subject at H.S.C/A-Level or Bachelor’s level
- No third class/ division (or equivalent) in any public examination
4. Admission Procedure
Admission test will be held in two phases to enroll in PGDIT. Application form is available from the web site (www.iit.univdhaka.edu ) or office of Institute of Information Technology, University of Dhaka. Filled up application form should be submitted on payment of Tk. 800/- in cash (non-refundable) at IIT room # 104 / 106 between 10 am to 7 pm on working days.
5. Admission Schedule
Declared before call for admission for specific session
6. Admission Test Structure
Admission test will be held in two phases. Written examination will test Quantitative and analytical problem solving (42 marks), ICT related general knowledge (30 marks) and English language (28 marks) proficiency. Successful (written test) candidates will have to appear a viva voce for final selection to enroll in PGDIT. Some important points regarding written test are as follows:
- All questions will be in English
- Questions will be multiple choice type (preferable) and / or written type
- Total time will be 90 minutes and total marks will be 100
- Need to answer in OMR sheet with black ball point pen
7. Program Structure
The Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT) program in the Institute of Information Technology, University of Dhaka is a one-year program consisting of three semesters; each has duration of four months, and consists of:
12 weeks Classes
1 week Semester final examination
1 week Result publication
3 weeks Semester break
Definition of a Credit
The Credit is defined as follows:
i. Each course will consist of both theoretical classes and laboratory works.
ii.The total number of credits of a course will be distributed for both theoretical classes and laboratory
Detailed academic calendar for the specific session will be provided before call for admission of the specific session. Generally PGDIT program starts from January 01 and result published on December 31.
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