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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
IAR (Institute of Advanced Research) is a private university established under the Gujarat Private Universities Amendment Act, 2011. It is located in Koba Institutional Area (Knowledge Corridor), Gandhinagar.
At undergraduate level: BTech / BSc / Bcom / BBA / BA
At postgraduate level: MBA / MSC / MCom
PhD (Science, Engineering, Economics, Management)
The Universities established by an Act of Central or State Government are valid universities. IAR is included in the list of private universities being maintained by UGC (University Grant Commission) on its website.
IAR is competent to award degrees as specified by UGC under Section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956. Degree awarded by a valid University and specified by UGC under Section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956 is recognized.
Students can apply online as well as offline. Online applications are done via the university website. Offline applications are to be done via the admission office of IAR.
Students can contact the admission office, IAR to know about the timings for the visits to laboratories and other facilities.
Phone: 079 3051 4163
Email: admissions@iar.ac.in
Admissions will start as per the following schedule:

  • Postgraduate Programs: Admission opens for 2019
  • Undergraduate Programs: Admission opens for 2019
  • B.Tech & M.B.A. Programs: As declared by ACPC

Last Date for Application: Please refer website for different program

At this moment, only Ph.D. program admissions are done through an entrance test. For all other programs, admissions are based on the merit list prepared based on the last qualifying examinations.
Click here for the detailed Admission Policies and Procedure.
Submit photocopies of the following documents while applying for admission:

  • (10+2) School Marksheet
  • School leaving certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • One Passport size photograph
  • Medical Fitness Certificate (only for physically handicapped candidates)
  • B.Sc. Marksheets and certificates (for M.Sc. Admission)
  • Migration Certificate in Original (In case of other than Gujarat Board / Other
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable) and/or non-creamy layer certificate (in case of OBC/SEBC category)
  • Original Freeship Card in case of Freeship card holder.
    Students need to submit the original mark sheet of last qualifying examination
    for the respective programs for verification and original migration /
    transfer certificate.

Students will first fill the application form to be considered for a merit list. If his/her name appears in the merit list, then he/she will pay the Registration Fee and Semester Fee, as applicable.
Please contact the university admission office. The admission office will then put you in contact with the concerned department.
Yes, migration from other Universities to IAR, Gandhinagar is possible. Some cross – credits can be given based on the programs/credits hours they have studied earlier
Please refer to the Academic Calendar available on our website.
Yes, we have separate hostels for both boys and girls on/off the campus. Hostel fee is Rs. 39,000/- per semester. It covers both accommodation and food.
Yes. More details are available with the University Admission Office.
Yes, the university provides financial support to financially weaker students, whose family annual income is below Rs. 2 Lakhs.
Yes. We have 12 Merit Scholarships (3 per department) to be awarded to the students who have an excellent academic performance at 10+2 exams.