PGDIT programme is a two-year postgraduate programme with a structured and streamlined syllabus, summer projects and an internship. The course includes foundation courses in IT, soft skills, personality and leadership development programmes, advanced courses like Embedded System, Software Engineering, Web Technology, Artificial Intelligence and so on. All the more, the students are trained to align closely with the competencies and skill-set as demanded by the industry. In addition to the core faculty, IIITM-K hires the services of eminent personalities from elite Institutions in India and abroad and also from Industry. The students here enjoy an excellent learning environment, with streamed lectures and the digital library accessible on the web round the clock.
IIITM-K has a very active and dedicated placement cell that leaves no stone unturned to ensure that most of the students who pass out of the institute are well placed. All the first four batch PGDIT students have been almost placed in leading IT companies like TCS, Infosys, Wipro, MindTree, IBM, GE, PCS, Zensar, Tata Elxsi, Interra IT, Siemens, Oracle, VMoksha, VFortress, Amdocs, Huawei, Calsoft, Caritor and several others. [Placement record]
Entry-level requirement is a Bachelor's degree in any branch of Engineering/ Technology or Master's Degree in Computer Applications (MCA) or M.Sc. (Computer Science / IT / Applied Electronics) with a minimum score of 60% marks in the qualifying examination.. Candidates who are doing the final year degree courses may also apply. However, they must clear all backlogs by the time of the interview, in case they are called for interview. Admissions are open to all Indian Nationals. However, 50% of the seats are reserved for Keralites. IIITM-K shall adopt the pattern of communal reservations being followed for other similar professional courses in Kerala for those seats reserved for candidates from Kerala. [Admissions Brochure-PGDIT] [Application Form]
SCHOLARSHIPS for SC/ST
IIITM-K has been chosen as an Institution of excellence by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India for pursuing PGDIT program of two-year duration at IIITM-K. Scholarships are available to a maximum of 10 students belonging to Scheduled Castes and 5 students belonging to Scheduled Tribes. Scholarship covers tuition fee of Rs 1.5 lacs,Lodging & boarding charges of Rs.2220 per month; Books grant of RS.3000 per annum and a lap top during the entire course of study.
PGDIT PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The student is required to earn 52 credits from the 13 core courses and earn at least 6 credits in Elective courses. Elective courses are offered on a non-regular basis. The student is also required to complete an internship project. The internship project is worth 12 credits and can be taken over multiple semesters. The student should accumulated a total of at least 70 credits. The total credit requirements for the PGDIT programme is summarised below:
Tentative Semester-wise breakup of courses for 2 year On-Campus PGDIT:
Semester 1 (Aug - Nov)
• Principles of Programming
• Computer Architecture and Organization
• Mathematical Foundations of Information Technology
• Managerial Analysis and Communication
Semester 2 (Jan - Apr)
• Object Oriented Programming
• Operating Systems
• Data Structures and Algorithm
• Principles of Management
• Database Management Systems
Summer 1 (May - Jul)
• Internship Project
Semester 3 (Aug - Nov)
• Web Technologies
• Software Engineering
• Object oriented Design and Analysis
• Computer Networks or Elective
Semester 4 (Jan - Jul)
• Internship Project
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QUALITY LEARNING AMBIANCE AND TECHNOLOGY ASSISTED
• Concurrent Instructional and Learning support for courses
• Web Based Course Management System
• 1000+ hours of recorded streamed video-on-demand lectures
• Best run Digital Library
• Group collaboration and message board interactions
• Seminars, Group discussions
• Case studies in live projects
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) – for offering Certificate courses and Post Graduate Diploma in Computational Chemistry and computational sciences.
MHRD, Govt of India - for developing/deploying running National Pogram on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) in association with IIT`s and IISc.
Education and Research Network, (ERNET), Govt of India - The institute hosts the main Point of Presence of ERNET for the entire State of Kerala Central University, Nagaland – to establish Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching methods in the School of Engineering Technology.
Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Orissa to modernize their education systems.
European Union Research and Educational Collaboration with Asia, (EURECA) to facilitate academic and research collaboration with European universities.
Institute has Research groups in Computer, Control and Computational Sciences, Geo-informatics, eco-informatics and agri -informatics.
IIITM-K has research associations with ICAR, ICRISAT, UNDP, University of Kerala, IIT Madras, and University of Oslo.
• Industry oriented curriculum
• Advanced e-learning environment
• 24 x 7 access to Resources (Digital Library and Computers)
• High end computing infrastructure and Wi-fi campus
• Highly qualified Faculty actively engaged in teaching and research
• Visiting Faculty from Leading institutes and industries
• Collaboration with leading Universities and research organizations in the country and abroad
• Close interaction with leading IT industry in Technopark and outside
• Student internships in major IT companies
• Opportunities to students to work on socially relevant technology projects
• Open courses for working professionals in industry and academia
• Advanced Systems and Network Services
ALUMNI NETWORK SUPPORT
IIITM-K has a very active and dedicated placement cell that leaves no stone unturned to ensure that most of the students who pass out of the institute are well placed. All the first four batch PGDIT students have been almost placed in leading IT companies like TCS, Infosys, Wipro, MindTree, IBM, GE, PCS, Zensar, Tata Elxsi, Interra IT, Siemens, Oracle, VMoksha, VFortress, Amdocs, Huawei, Calsoft, Caritor and several others.
Our alumni from the previous batches who are employed across the country and some parts of the world actively support the students and soon-to-be graduates in getting quality internship and placement in good companies.
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