M.Tech Program for Working Professionals at IIIT Kottayam: Apply by July 18
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam; Valavoor.P.0, Pala, Kottayam-686635, an Institute of National Importance established under the Ministry of Education, Govt of India, has invited applications from Working Professionals, for admission to the MTech Program in (i) Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (ii) Cyber Security to be held at the off-campus centre, Thiruvananthapuram from August 2021.
The MTech programmes for working professionals are self-paced programmes of 60 credits each that can be taken over 3 to 5 years. The number of credits earned by the candidates in these MTech programs is equivalent to the number of credits needed to be earned by the students of a full-time MTech programme.
Class Timings: Weekends/ Holidays. The programme features a combination of face-to-face classes, live online classes, and virtual labs conducted over weekends. The time slot in which a course would be taught would be informed to students beforehand to help them in deciding on electives.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicant must have a BTech /BE /AMIE degree in any discipline or MCA or MSc / MS degree in CS /IT / Mathematics/ Physics/Statistics with at least 60% aggregate marks in the degree examination.
Applicant must have a minimum of one year of work experience in Industry/R&D/Academics and must be employed at the time of applying. Only the work experience acquired after the award of the qualifying degree will be considered. Prior research exposure and/or industry experience in areas related to data science will be considered as a desirable aspect.
All eligible candidates will have to give a written test and/or interview. The final selection of the candidate will be based on performance in the interview, and any other criteria as found deemed suitable by the admission committee.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at https://mtechwp.iiitkottayam.ac.in/ latest by 18th July 2021. Application fee of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for Women/SC/ST applicants) may be paid online.