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Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Security (2 Years)

hello Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Security will be a flagship program offered by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala, aims at offering a high standard curriculum in Computer Science and Information Security. The program focuses on a broad grasp of foundations in Computer Science and Information Security, deep understanding of the area of specialization, an innovative ability to solve new problems, and a capacity to learn continually and interact with trans-disciplinary groups. The technology enhanced e-learning methodologies with web based course management system and on-line learning system enriches the program, allow broadening their horizons.

The duration of the program is 2 years and the courses are carefully designed to attain technical aspects that enable the students to grow into competent information security professionals. There are 9 core courses of 3 credits each spread across the first 3 semesters accumulating 27 credits. The students are required to do a minor project of 2 credits each during the second and third semesters accumulating 4 credits, a lab of 1 or 2 credits each during the first three semesters accumulating 5 credits. The students are also required to take 1 elective course during the first semester, two elective courses during the second semester and three elective courses during the third semester of 3 credits each accumulating 18 credits. The 4th semester is for project/internship of 18 credits. Students are required to undergo an industry or research oriented project in any leading IT or R &D organizations. The total requirement for the program is 72 credits.

Entry-level requirement is a Bachelor's Degree in any branch of  Engineering or Technology /   Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications, or Information Technology /  Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Statistics with Mathematics as a subject of study, with a minimum score of 60% or CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale , in the qualifying examination. Candidates who are studying in the final year degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply.

Course objectives

  • To impart theoretical knowledge that underpins the various areas of Computer Science and Information Security and their applications in relevant fields with the latest technologies.
  • Build a pool of technically qualified manpower to build a knowledge society.
  • To cater the needs of government, industry and scientific organizations in the Computer Science and Information Security areas.
  • Develops professionals and leaders of high caliber imbued with values of entrepreneurship, ethics and social responsibility.
  • To motivate for research in Computer Science and Information Security.
  • To train computer scientists who can work on real life challenging problems.

Course Fee

The course fee for Masters programme is Rs. 1,20,000/-. The fee is payable in four equal installments of Rs. 30,000/.

Application Fee

Demand Draft for Rs. 250/- for General Category Candidates and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST Category(non-refundable) drawn in favour of Director, IIITM-K, payable at Thiruvananhapuram. All category of applicants need to pay the fee.

Number of Seats

The number of seats for the program is 40.

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Last Updated on Friday, 09 May 2014 14:42