Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

M.Tech Data Science Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Also known as: IIT Hyderabad

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Fees Details

Program Fee: The fee for applying to the program is ₹500/- (Irrespective of Caste & Gender). There is a registration fee of ₹15,000 per semester the student enrolls for one or more courses. The course fee is ₹25,000 per credit for the courses. For the Capstone project, the fee is ₹12,500 per credit. For all the 48 credits the total fee is ₹9 Lakhs. While paying the application fee through SBI Collect, select the MDS option from the dropdown in SBI Collect page.

Disclaimer: Data for total fees has been calculated based on all years/semesters as provided by the college. The actual fees may vary.

Important Dates

For all Exams Accepted by this Course
Dates Events
15 Apr, 2019 Form Submission| Mode: online

Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 2 Years

CSE department is offering a new MTech programme known as MTech in Data Science (MDS). It is an extension to the Executive MTech in Data Science (EMDS) programme and is equivalent to regular MTech programme. This FAQ contains curriculum, syllabus and other details about the MDS programme.

It is a self-paced program of 48 credits that can be taken over 3-5 years. Similar to EMDS programme, students will do 24 credits of coursework in the first two years. In the third year, they would two Capstone projects of 12 credits each. If a student is not interested in doing the 24 credits of Capstone projects, then he/she can graduate with the Executive MTech in Data Science (EMDS) degree.

Students have the option of taking a lesser number of courses in different semesters and complete the course requirement in 2-4 years. The classes will be held over the weekends or other timings suitable for working professionals. Capstone Projects can be taken only after the course requirement is complete.

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Admission Process

Candidates must fill an online application. Shortlisted candidates will have to give the written test and/or interview. Prior research exposure and/or industry experience in areas related to data science will be considered a plus. The final selection of the candidate will be based on performance in the written test and/or interview, and any other criteria deemed suitable by the admission committee. The department reserves the right to set any cut off criteria for shortlisting the candidates. Mere fulfillment of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee that the candidate will be shortlisted, as the shortlisting criteria are often stricter than the eligibility criteria. Shortlisting criteria is decided after receiving the applications, and is aimed at limiting the number of candidates considered for evaluation.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of work experience in Industry and be employed in Industry at the time of applying. The candidate must have a BTech/BE/AMIE degree in CS/EE/IT/ECE, or an MCA, an MSc/MS degree in CS/IT, and have an excellent academic record.

Student Reviews

Highly productive but drives your hard work and smartness

Posted on 20 Sep' 16 by srija mallapudi
Batch of 2013 | M.Tech Data Science
CAMPUS LIFE -Gender ratio is very poor. Very few girls will be there here similar to many IITs. Its a campus where one can gain enough knowledge. Unlike the other colleges, it doesn't have any groups and disputes or regional gangs or feelings or disputes. Almost all the students in the college are well decent and their main motto is to have good knowledge on their studies.There is no racial discrimination even by the staff. The best thing is that there are no politics in the campus. If any student is found to be misbehaved or reason for any dispute he /she will be suspended for a few days which is obviously a bad remark in their conduct certificate. PLACEMENT -Placements are good and companies compete to choose the candidates with good packages Almost 95% of my batch got placed in some or the other companies some in electronics and some in software. Here is the list of companies that i remember :1.Redpine signals (6.25 l per annum)2.Analog semi (6.28 l per annum)3.Qualcomm (8.25 l per annum)4.Digicomm (8.25 l per annum)5.Intel (8.25 l per annum)6.Analog semi (6.28 l per annum)7.Broadcom (9.5 l per annum)8.Analog devices (10 l per annum)Few other software companies that i remember:1.Amazon (12 l per annum)2.Flipkart (11.25 l per annum)3.TCS (6.5 l per annum)4.Mahindra (4.25 l per annum). HOSTEL FACILITIES -The hostel rooms are very neat and the best part is the food. You love the food in the hostel. Its very hygienic and they provide a very good healthy and hygienic food. There are 2 sharing rooms in the hostel and as the hostel seats will be provided to all the admitted candidates. And it is mandatory to stay in their hostel as the campus is located very far from the city. Not only here most of the IITs and NITs would prefer the students to stay in their hostels. Regarding the safety of the hostel its highly secured and the lab and library are opened 24*7. So students can feel very secure as there will be continuously monitored by the security inside the campus.Food and safety wise our hostels are th...
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