The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) announces the launch of its Executive M.Tech program in Computer Science and Engineering, commencing in February 2024.
Speaking with the media regarding the launch, Prof. V N Muralidhara, Associate Professor at IIIT-Bangalore, commented, “The Executive MTech programm allow professionals working in Bangalore to attend classes on Friday and Saturday, to complete the program in two and half years. The unique certification program allows the students to obtain two Professional Certifications during the program. Working professionals in Bangalore, who are keen on pursuing M.Tech programs are encouraged to apply. The goal of post graduate programmes at IIIT-B is to develop professionals of high quality to cater to the needs of industry and academia. Such education will be based on a broad grasp of the fundamental principles of the sciences and scientific methods, a deep understanding of specific area of specialization, an ability to solve new problems, and a capacity to learn continually and interact with multidisciplinary groups.”
This unique program offers an unparalleled opportunity for professionals to enhance their expertise in the dynamic field of Computer Science and Engineering, all while balancing the demands of their current roles. With classes conducted on-site at the institute, participants can expect a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip them with advanced knowledge and skills.
Prof. Debabrata, Director of IIIT Bangalore, stated, “At IIIT-B, we are committed to providing cutting-edge education that aligns with industry requirements. The M.Tech program facilitates a seamless integration of academic and professional commitments and ensures that our students graduate with a degree that holds the same prestige as our traditional M.Tech program.”
The program offers a diverse range of elective courses, allowing students to tailor their education to their specific interests. The curriculum incorporates key areas such as Algorithms, Enterprise Software Design, Machine Learning, Mathematics for Machine Learning, Networking and Communications, and Concrete Mathematics. Additionally, students have the option to specialize in areas such as Theory and Systems for Computing and Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Networking and Communication, VLSI Systems, Digital Society, and Cyber Security.
A distinctive feature of the Executive M.Tech program is the integration of two Professional Certificate Programs (PCP) into the curriculum. Students can pursue certifications in specialized areas, including courses designed to provide practical, real-world skills. Prof. Debabrata highlighted the importance of these certifications, stating, “We believe in empowering our students with not only theoretical knowledge but also practical expertise. The dual certification approach ensures that our graduates are well-rounded professionals ready to excel in their careers.”
The program structure allows participants to complete the M.Tech requirements within two and a half to three years, with a maximum timeframe of four years. This flexibility accommodates the diverse needs of working professionals, allowing them to progress at their own pace while maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence.