IIIT Hyderabad to Offer Master of Science in IT in 2 Modes - On Campus and Online - From August 2022
HYDERABAD, India, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- IIITH announces admissions into Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) from August 2022. MSIT program is part of a multi-university consortium created in 2001 under the umbrella of CIHL, Consortium of Institutions of Higher Learning, and headquartered at IIIT Hyderabad.
The MSIT program is designed to enhance the IT skills and communication skills. The entire program of 4 semesters consists of Introduction to IT, Foundations of Computer Science, Special topics in Computer Science and Industry internship.
During the master's program, students must complete 64 credits of coursework in Computer Science + 12 credits of Communication and Presentation skills, including a four-month-long Practicum. Students will also be able to choose a specialisation across Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Full Stack App Development.
MSIT is a full-fledged master's programme with campus placement opportunities and industry partnerships. It endeavours to help students learn concepts by applying them in real-world scenarios. Students will also have access to flexible one-on-one tutoring with mentors, where students choose their dedicated tutoring time to grasp concepts well. In addition to this, on-campus students would also have daily scheduled group discussion sessions.
Applications for the August 2022 batch is now open. Students can apply for the program at www.msit.ac.in. Students are invited to experience a two-week course on computational thinking to assess their suitability for the program. Upon completing this course, students will be interviewed and admitted to the program on a first come first basis.
About the MSIT Program:
MSIT (or Master's in IT) Program is 16 months (4 semesters) full-time postgraduate course with a global footprint in advanced computer sciences and a rich legacy spanning two decades. The MSIT Program brings forth expertise in cutting-edge computing technologies such as Intelligent Systems, Blockchain, DevOps, Data Analytics, Information Security, etc. The Consortium of Institutions of Higher Learning (CIHL) offers the program and deploys a unique hands-on 'Learning by Doing' approach to the curriculum. Under MOU with Carnegie Mellon University (USA), CMU researchers guide the course content for the program.
About the Consortium of Institutions of Higher Learning (CIHL):
The Consortium of Institutions of Higher Learning (CIHL) consortium is a non-profit educational society formed to provide additional employment-oriented IT and communication skills to unemployed graduates, CIHL is the formative body behind the MSIT Program, with a vision to make cutting-edge technical education accessible to all and create industry-ready professionals for tomorrow's workforce needs.
The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) is an autonomous research university founded in 1998 that focuses on the core areas of Information Technology, such as Computer Science, Electronics and Communications, and their applications in other domains through inter-disciplinary research that has a greater social impact. Some of its research domains include Visual Information Technologies, Human Language Technologies, Data Engineering, VLSI and Embedded Systems, Computer Architecture, Wireless Communications, Algorithms and Information Security, Robotics, Building Science, Earthquake Engineering, Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics, Education Technologies, Power Systems, IT in Agriculture and e-Governance.
SOURCE International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad