University School of Information and Communication Technology,Delhi
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Sector - 16C Dwarka
Delhi - 110078, India
University School of Information and Communication Technology (formerly University School of Information Technology) is a premier constituent institute of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The school offers a full-time B.Tech,M.Tech, as well as MCA programs. The admission process is through IPU-CET national level exam in which around 150000 students appear every year(more than 200,000 appeared in 2014). The institute is the first preferred choice of top rankers in IPU-CET exam.
Founded in 1999, University School of Information Technology was established by the Government of Delhi as one of the 12 University Schools of Studies under the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
Admissions to the 4+2 year B.Tech+M.Tech (Integrated) as well as MCA(SE) program of USICT is done on the basis of merit in an All India Level Common Entrance Test (IPUCET) which is conducted by the university annually.
The students admitted in the 4+2 dual degree course have an option to quit after 4 year B.Tech.
The Govt. of NCT of Delhi established its first University with the name Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University in 1998. It is a teaching and affiliating University with the explicit objective of facilitating and promoting “studies, research and extension work in emerging areas of higher education with focus on professional education, for example engineering, technology, management studies, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, education, law, etc. and also to achieve excellence in these and connected fields and other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.”
In order to serve the broad purposes for which the University was established, it set out its statements of Vision, Mission and Quality Policy which read as thus :
“The University will stimulate both the hearts and minds of scholars, empower them to contribute to the welfare of society at large; train them to adopt themselves to the changing needs of the economy; advocate them for cultural leadership to ensure peace, harmony and prosperity for all.”
“Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University shall strive hard to provide a market oriented professional education to the student community of India in general and of Delhi in particular, with a view to serving the cause of higher education as well as to meet the needs of the Indian industries by promoting establishment of colleges and Schools of Studies as Centres of Excellence in emerging areas of education with focus on professional education in disciplines of engineering, technology, medicine, education, pharmacy, nursing, law, etc.”