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Integrated M.Tech in AI & Data Science for Working Professionals

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What We Offer

The Integrated MTech program (with BCA-MCA) in AI & Data Science at IIIT Kottayam is designed for students who have completed their higher secondary education in Science with Mathematics / Diploma or equivalent qualifications as specified in the eligibility criteria. It's also tailored for working professionals seeking to advance their education. In line with the National Education Policy 2020, the program offers a flexible curriculum and vocational integration. Admissions are conducted biannually, in January and July, through a national-level entrance exam. This innovative iMtech program provides industry-relevant education with a global-standard curriculum, enabling students to stay current with the latest academic and industry advancements. Classes are conducted online on weekends by experienced faculty members. IIIT Kottayam is intended to partner with Industry to enhance the skills of their employees, HCL is one being a part of the iM.Tech programme.

Qualified Faculty

Classes are conducted by the IIIT Kottayam faculty qualified from institute of national and international repute and are engaged in research contribution to the society. Short credit courses are also offered by Industry experts to nourish the skills and knowledge

Live Online Classes

Classes, virtual lab sessions, and mid-semester exams are conducted in online mode. The pedagogy is highly interactive and incorporates expansive teaching methods and approaches suited to the needs and expectations of working professionals

Flexibility

Online classes are held on weekends. The schedule is communicated in advance, allowing students to plan the courses, balancing between work and academic choices. Semester breaks are available for students with onsite jobs

Well Defined Curriculum

Curriculum is designed as per the needs of the partnered industries and international requirements and approved by the Senate. The curriculum is revised from time to time as per the technological advancement and industrial needs.

About Us

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam , situated in Valavoor, Pala, Kerala, is a distinguished institution designated as "An Institute of National Importance" by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, under the IIIT (PPP) Act of 2017. Nestled in the culturally rich district of Kerala, renowned for its vibrant educational ambiance, IIIT Kottayam thrives in a distinctive environment that nurtures a comprehensive learning journey. The campus, sprawling across 53 acres, offers an environment of tranquility and beauty, providing an ideal backdrop for scholarly pursuits and research endeavors. IIIT Kottayam is deeply committed to providing a diverse range of programs, including the renowned 4-year B.Tech and B.Tech (Hons) programs in Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, as well as specialized tracks in Cyber Security and AI and Data Science along with MTech and PhD programmes.

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iM.Tech Course

This innovative iM.Tech program is designed to give the best industry-suited education with a creative and global-standard curriculum getting updated dynamically. This allows working professionals to improve their abilities in line with the most recent advancements in academics and industry

Program Highlights
  • Instructor led Classroom sessions in ONLINE Mode
  • Weekend Online Sessions
  • Self-paced Programme from an Institute of National Importance
  • Research - Industry Experienced Faculty handling courses
  • Flexibility to exit at multiple levels - BCA level, MCA level and Integrated MTech level
  • End Semester Examination and Final Project Review in Offline Mode (The offline exam centres will be the Off-Campus centre in Trivandrum or Exam centres in Bangalore, Pune, and Allahabad/ Delhi, subject to the availability of sufficient candidates.)
  • Minimum 1 week of on-campus visit per semester
  • A continuous evaluation system assesses the learners over convenient and regular intervals
  • Can be extended to Ph.D. Programme

Admission Procedure

  1. Admission will be granted on the basis of National level entrance examination which will be conducted online.
  2. Admission to the program normally takes place two times in a year (January session and July session).

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for candidates to apply to the program is as follows:

  1. The candidate must be employed in Industry/R&D/Academics at the time of applying.
  2. All candidates who have passed the Class 12 examination and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Class 12 are eligible to apply for the program
  3. All candidates who possess a Diploma (after Class 10) recognised by AICTE or a state board of technical education in CS/IT/Circuit Branches of at least 3 year duration and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program.
  4. All candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate vocational examination and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program..
  5. All candidates who have passed any Public School / Board / University examination in India or in any foreign country recognised as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program.
  6. All candidates who have passed the Intermediate or Pre-University Course (of 2 year duration) offered by a recognised Board and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program.
  7. All candidates who have passed the final examination of the 2 years course offered by the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program.
  8. All candidates who have passed the General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program.
  9. All candidates who have passed the High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program.
  10. All candidates who possess the Senior Secondary (XII) Certification (with a minimum of five subjects) offered by the National Institute of Open Schooling and scored atleast 50% aggregate (47.5% aggregate in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer) category candidates and 45% aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD category candidates) are eligible to apply for the program.
  11. It is desirable for the candidates to possess knowledge of any one programming language.

Reservation policies for SC, ST, OBC, Persons With Disabilities (PWD) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) will be as per the Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD/EWS category are required to submit an attested copy of the category Certificate at the time of applying for the program.

Program Structure

  1. The program spans across 12 semesters (6 Years) – Semester I to Semester XII comprising of three levels – BCA level (Semester I through Semester VI), MCA level (Semester VII through Semester X) and Integrated M.Tech. Level (Semester XI through Semester XII).
  2. Candidates admitted to the Integrated MTech. (with BCA-MCA) will have the flexibility to exit at the following levels:
    • Learners who have successfully completed Semester I through Semester VI and opt to exit at this level can receive a BCA degree in AI & Data Science.
    • Learners who have successfully completed Semester I through Semester X and opt to exit at this level can receive a BCA degree and MCA degree in AI & Data Science
    • Learners who have successfully completed Semester I through Semester XII can receive a BCA degree, MCA degree and Integrated M.Tech. degree in AI &Data Science.
  3. The maximum duration for completion of the program is 10 years.
  4. The medium of instruction, assessments, project reports and examinations will be English.

Program Fees

The fee structure prescribed for Admission Jan 2024

Application Fees: 1000

Semester Fees (in Rupees)
I 80,000
II 80,000
III 80,000
IV 80,000
V 80,000
VI 80,000
VII 85,000
VIII 85,000
IX 85,000
X 85,000
XI 50,000
XII 50,000
Total 9.20 Lakhs