Applications open for online BS degree in Electronic Systems 2023 at IIT Madras

Are you interested to pursue an online BS degree in Electronics Systems 2023 at the IIT Madras, a top-ranking technical institute in India by the NIRF ranking? Here is everything that you need to apply for your dream career at IIT Madras and be an IIT Madras alumni. This article shares details including key features, essential requirements, eligibility, etc.

About IIT Madras and its online education

Listed as the top-ranking technical institute in India by NIRF 2023, the Indian Institute of Madras (IIT Madras) imparts quality higher education in engineering and technology. Instituted in 1959 by the then Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs GOI, as an Indo-German agreement, the IIT Madras has been a number one choice of an institution for engineering aspirants in India. Located in Chennai in the State of Tamil Nadu, IIT Madras has various academic departments and research centers in the field of engineering/technology/pure science. With reputed faculty of international standards, eminent assistive technical staff, and efficient management, the institute has emerged as a pioneer in multidisciplinary online education.

Aiming to support aspiring learners and working professionals all over the nation by providing unique online programs, IITM started the National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) programs funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2014. This premier institute continuing as NPTEL pioneer in the country offers specialized online courses through the SWAYAM MOOC platform, which was launched in 2017. As a part of it, a unique online BS degree in Electronics Systems 2023 has been designed in a way that pursuing a course in IIT should be within the reach of every aspirant. This program has been emphasizing the need for electronic/digital systems, embedded programming, and control engineering with huge growth in electronics globally at present.

About IITM online BS Degree in Electronics Systems

Important Dates for July 2023 Batch

  • Application process for the program is currently open

  • Application process ends on 25th June 2023

  • Qualifier Phase Week 1 begins on 30th June 2023

  • Qualifier Exam is to be held on 6th August 2023

Key Features of the program

  • As an online program, aspirants or working enthusiasts irrespective of age or region will be enrolled in this program. This BS degree program is open to international learners residing outside India as well. Currently, cities conducting in-person exams around the world have been the UAE, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman.
  • Students pursuing any on-campus degree can also join since UGC has given an option of studying double degree courses simultaneously with the other being online mode.
  • The pursuivants can learn flexibly at their convenience choosing their courses every semester. With the completion of 142 credits, they will be awarded the BS degree and become alumni of the prestigious IITM.
  • Tutorials, academic content, assignments, and sessions/videos for clearing their doubts will be online. Exams, quiz programs, and lab courses will be held in person at the IITM campus. Various cities as centers to conduct exams and quiz programs will be designated across the nation for the convenience of the candidates.
  • The BS degree program has been structured as a three-level course, Foundation level with 44 credits, Diploma level with 42 credits, and BS degree level with 56 credits to be completed. The aspirants have the choice to exit with a Foundation level or Diploma level if they are unable to go ahead with BS Degree.
  • The learners will become graduates with the skill-based, industrial-oriented structured curriculum and are ready to be placed in sectors such as automobile, space, consumer electronics, medical electronics, defense industry, etc.
  • Scholarships are also being offered to financially underprivileged candidates.

Essential Requirements

  • Accessibility with a good Wi-Fi connection, desktop/laptop device, and software/hardware specifications as mentioned on the website.
  • Need to travel to the exam center assigned to the candidate for exams and quiz programs for each semester.
  • Electronic kits as suggested for lab sessions at home for certain courses.
  • Mandatory travel to the IITM campus for specified lab experiment demos and exams in person on campus.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Aspirants should have cleared class 12 or equivalent with Mathematics and Physics and age no bar.
  • Students who appeared for the class 11 exam are also eligible, need to appear for the qualifier exam, and if qualified can join after completing the class 12 exam.
  • Candidates with qualifying JEE Advanced Exam 2023 have been eligible for admission into the program and will register for Foundation level courses of the BS degree program directly.
  • Those who have not appeared for JEE Advanced Exam 2023 will get admission into the program once they complete the qualifier exam.

The aspirants will get detailed information about the application process, admissions to the Foundation level, reservation quota, complete fee structure, and other details from the official website, Here are the contact details-

Contact Details

Address: IITM BS Degree Office,
3rd Floor ICSR Building,
IIT Madras, Chennai 600036
Mobile: +91 9711397993 (Monday-Friday 9 am-6 pm)


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