How do I get an M.Tech from IIT Madras as a working professional?

Created by Aravind S, Modified on Wed, 20 Dec 2023 at 11:05 AM by Aravind S

If you're a working professional looking to upskill yourself with an M.Tech degree, the User-Oriented M.Tech Programs offered by IIT Madras might be the perfect fit for you. This web-enabled program is designed to be flexible and allow you to complete the degree at your own pace. Following Senate guidelines and industry demands, IIT Madras has introduced Web Enabled M.Tech programs, enabling candidates to attend remotely during evenings at their workplaces. These programs prioritize student-teacher interaction during sessions and utilize efficient course management systems for post-class engagement..

IITM offers a M.Tech program for sponsored working professionals.

The Web-Enabled M.Tech program

Candidates are required to undertake approved core courses along with elective courses, laboratory sessions, and projects aligned with the program's curriculum. The M.Tech program allows candidates to proceed at their preferred pace. Upon completion of each course, candidates will receive a certificate. Attainment of the required credits across various categories qualifies candidates for the M.Tech degree. The academic rigor and attendance criteria are the same as those of other M.Tech programs at the institute.

The program offers MTech degrees in various fields:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Communication Systems Engineering
  • VLSI
  • Information Security
  • Mathematical Methods for Aerospace Engineers
  • Aero Dynamics & Aircraft Performance
  • Industrial Metallurgy

Several well-known companies have sponsored their employees for the program. Some of them include:

  • Mahindra
  • Bosch
  • Tafe
  • TVS Motors
  • Daimler India
  • Qualcomm

Please note that the program is only open to sponsored candidates and individuals cannot apply on their own, they must be sponsored by their respective companies. 

The complete details on the courses offered by various departments and the procedure for the companies to follow can be found here. The Brochure containing the details and the courses can be found here.



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