The department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Hyderabad has launched a new M.Tech. program, Executive M.Tech. in Data Science, exclusively for industry professionals from academic year 2015-2016 (i.e., August 2015).

The program is self-paced so that candidates can have flexibility in completing the program in 2-4 years. It can be taken at IITH campus or remotely through video-enabled online courses. Nonetheless, periodic visits to IITH, possibly on weekends, may be required.


  • The candidate must have minimum of 2 years experience in the industry and must be employed at the time of applying.
  • The candidate must have a B.Tech/B.E/AMIE degree in CS/EE/ECE/IT or a MCA, MSc/MS degree in CS/IT/Maths/Stat, and have an excellent academic record.
  • For candidates from other branches they must have passed GATE exam in Computer Science with more than 80 percentile rank.

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates must fill an online application.
  • Shortlisted candidates will go through test and/or interview.
  • Prior research exposure and/or industry experience in areas related to data science will be considered a plus.
  • The final selection of the candidate will be based on the written test and/or interview, qualifying examination, work experience and other criteria deemed suitable by the committee.

Application Fee

  • 500/- for General/OBC category (Men only)
  • 250/- for SC/ST/PWD category(Men only)
  • 250/- for All women applicants

Program Fee

The registration fee for enrolling for one or more courses in a particular semester is INR 10,000. The course fee is INR 17,500 per credit. For all 24 credits, total fee is INR 4.2 lakh.


  • Last date for submitting online applications: May 25, 2017
  • Written/Objective Test: June 9, 2017
  • Interview over Phone/Skype: June 15-25, 2017
  • Announcement of selected candidates: June 30, 2017
  • Registration: To be announced
  • Commencement of class work: 1st week of August, 2017

Contact Information:

Admin Office, CSE Dept
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
Phone : (040) 2301 7006

To know more details about the course and admission related information, click here.


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