Apply for M.Sc/M.Phil 2019-20 at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerala


Interested to apply for M.Sc/M. Phil courses 2019-20 at Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerala? How to get admissions at IIITM-K? Check out this article to know the details of above-mentioned courses regarding its eligibility, selection process, application and important dates.

Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management- Kerala is also known as IIITM-K is an autonomous institute established by Kerala Government. For the year 2019-20, IIITM-K invites applications from candidates for the M.Sc/M.Phil courses. All Master's programs (M.Sc and M.Phil) are affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT). There will be India Government scholarships available for SC/ST students. Let us check the details one by one.

M.Sc/M.Phil courses 2019-20 at IIITM-K

  • Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Cyber security
  • Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Data Analytics
  • Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Machine Intelligence
  • Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Geospatial Analytics
  • Master of Philosophy in Computer Science(MPhil Computer Science)
  • M.Phil Ecological Informatics

Eligibility

Candidates who have completed their qualifying degree from an institution/ university that has been recognized by UGC can apply here. If you have studied at universities located in India, make sure that the university should be a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The CUSAT guidelines will be followed for candidates who have completed the qualification from a university located in a foreign country. Let us check the eligibility, duration and number of seats of each course.

Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Cyber security

The duration of the course is 2 years and about 40 seats will be available for this program.

Eligibility: The entry-level requirement is a minimum score of 60 percentage marks OR CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points in the Bachelor's degree in any branch of Engineering /Science /Technology with Mathematics as a Subject of study.

Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Data Analytics

The duration of the full-time course is 2 years (4 semesters) while that of part-time course is 3 years (6 semesters). The course content for both these courses is the same. The number of seats will be 30.

Eligibility: Same as mentioned for Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Cybersecurity.

Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Machine Intelligence

The duration of the program is 2 years and the number of seats will be 30.

Eligibility: Same as mentioned for Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Cybersecurity.

Master of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Geospatial Analytics

The duration of the program is 2 years and there will be 30 seats for this program.

Eligibility: Here the entry-level requirement is a minimum score of 60 percentage marks OR CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points in the Bachelor's degree in any branch of Engineering/ Technology / Science with Mathematics as a subject of study OR Graduation / Specialization in GeoSciences.

Master of Philosophy in Computer Science(MPhil Computer Science)

This program offered by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala mainly aims at high standards in the basic as well as Applied Sciences, Management, Technology and information system. The duration of the program is 1 year.

Eligibility: The qualifying examination/degree for the admission for the M Phil- CS degree course is M. Sc/M C A/ M.Tech in Computer Science/Electronics/ Information Technology/ Computational Sciences/Geo-informatics or equivalent having minimum of three courses in CS/IT in the qualifying examination with at least 60% aggregate marks, or CGPA of above 6.5 in 10 points, or equivalent on the above mentioned subjects.

M.Phil Ecological Informatics

This is a one-year, full-time program that adopts a credit system. The Kerala Public Service Commission has included this course in their approved list of degrees. The course will be for a period of one year with two semesters.

Eligibility: Candidates with 60% marks or above in M.Sc Natural (Botany, Zoology, Environmental Science, Plant Sciences. or Physical ( Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) Sciences or CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points scale in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply here. SC/ST candidates are also eligible for this program if they have minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination. Those who are in the final semester/year are also eligible to apply.

Note: Candidates with a valid GATE score are exempted from the entrance exam. Also, those who qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) are exempted from the entrance exam (for M.Phil Admission only).

Are final year students eligible to apply?

Yes, they are eligible to apply. The students who are unable to submit the final mark list in original and provisional degree certificate at the time of admission need to give an undertaking(available in the website) that they will submit the documents by September 30, 2019. Such candidates are required to submit the original mark list and provisional degree certificate as proof of eligibility criteria by September 30, 2019, at the Academic Office of IIITM-K. Those submitted documents will be further verified by CUSAT. A candidate can continue the course only if he/she has submitted all the respective documents and has satisfied the eligibility conditions after the verification of the documents by IIITM-K and CUSAT.

How to get admission?

Admission to M.Sc programs will be based on IIITM-K Common Admission Test (ITCAT) / valid GATE score while admissions to M.Phil programs will be based on IIITM-K Research Aptitude Test (ITRAT) / valid GATE or NET score.

Exam syllabus for ITCAT

  1. Computer Science
  2. General Knowledge
  3. Aptitude
  4. General Science and Engineering
  5. Mathematics

Exam syllabus for ITRAT

  1. Computer Science
  2. General Knowledge
  3. Aptitude
  4. Research Aptitude
  5. Mathematics & General Science

Test centers

The exam will be held in several cities of Kerala as well as other states. The names are mentioned below:
  • Ernakulam
  • Kozhikode
  • Kottayam
  • Pathanamthitta
  • Thrissur
  • Thodupuzha
  • Perinthalmanna
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Chandigarh
  • Coimbatore
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jammu
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Ranchi
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Mangalore
  • Pune
  • Patna
  • Visakhapatanam
  • Raipur
  • Tiruchirappalli

Exam pattern

Altogether there will be 60 questions. The duration of the exam will be 60 minutes. There will be 4 marks for each correct answer and a deduction of 1 mark for each wrong answer. There won't be any negative marks for the unattended questions.

How to apply?

If you are interested to get admission to the various programs of IIITM-K, then you have to apply online. Make sure you have a valid email id and mobile number before applying online. On successful completion of initial online registration, a password will be automatically generated and sent to the registered email ID. Then the applicant can log in using email ID and the password generated to continue the online registration process.
Note: The application fees will be of Rs 500/- and it should be paid online.

Important dates

  • Last date for online registration: 31 May 2019
  • Date of issuing admit card (online only): 1 June 2019
  • Date of written entrance exam for all PG programs: 9 June 2019
  • Date of declaring result of written entrance examination: 21 June 2091
  • Date of commencement of classes: 2nd week of July 2019

Contact information


Address: IIITM-Kerala, IIITM-K Building, Techno park Campus
Trivandrum, Kerala 695 581, India.
Email: info@iiitmk.ac.in
Tel: + 91 471 2527567 / + 91 471 2700777
Website: www.iiitmk.ac.in


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