Trivandrum-based the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerala (IIITM-K), an autonomous institute established by the Government of Kerala, is inviting applications from graduates of the north-eastern region along with the rest of the country for admission to its M Sc and M Phil courses.
This was stated in a press release issued in Guwahati on Thursday.
According to the release, a total of 160 seats are available in various streams and the degrees are awarded by Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT).
The courses are M Sc in Computer Science with specialization in disciplines like Cyber Security (40 seats), Machine Intelligence (30), Data Analytics (30) and Geospatial Analytics (30); M Phil in Ecological Informatics (15 seats); and M Phil Computer Science (15).
IIITM-K also offers M Sc in Computer Science with specialization in Data Analytics (30 seats), a part-time course for working professionals.
For M Sc programme (full time), bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science/Engineering/ Technology with Mathematics as a subject of study with a minimum score of 60 per cent marks or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 above in 10 points is the eligibility.
For M Sc in Geospatial analytics, candidates with above mentioned qualifications or Graduation/specialization in Geosciences (with 60 per cent marks) are also eligible.
Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science/Engineering/ Technology with Mathematics as a subject of study with a minimum score of 60 per cent marks or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 above in 10 points is required for M Sc Computer Science Programme (part time).
Duration of the course is three years. Classes will be conducted on Saturdays, and there will be morning/evening sessions on weekdays, stated the press release.
For M Phil Computer Science programme, M Sc/MCA/M Tech (Computer Science / Information Technology / Electronics / Computer Science / Geo-informatics) having minimum of three papers in Computer Science / Information Technology in the qualifying examination is mandatory.
Candidates having M Sc in Natural Sciences (Botany, Zoology, Environmental Science and Plant Science) or Physical Sciences can apply for M Phil Ecological Informatics programme.
Admissions to M Sc programmes are based on IIITM-K Common Admission Test (ITCAT)/valid GATE score.
M Phil admissions will be based on IIITM-K Research Aptitude Test (ITRAT)/ Valid GATE or NET score.
Guwahati, Patna, Kolkata, New Delhi, Chennai, Madurai, Hyderabad Kozhikode, Kochi, Kottayam, Perinthalmanna, Thodupuzha, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Kasaragod and Palakkad will be the centres for examination.
Last date of application is on May 31. Admissions will be based on an online entrance test scheduled on June 10.
For more details, interested candidates can visit: www.iiitmk.ac.in.