Postgraduate Programs

DA-IICT offers five programs at postgraduate level (1) a two-year M.Tech. program in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with project and thesis options (2) a two-year M.Sc. program in Information Technology (IT) (3) a two-year M.Sc. program in Data Science (DS) (4) a two-year M.Des. program in Communication Design (CD) and (5) an intense Doctoral program (Ph.D.) in ICT and allied disciplines, Mathematical and Computational Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences.
Financial assistance provided to all Ph.D. students who have enrolled as full-time students and stipend provided to majority of M.Tech.(ICT) students in the form of Teaching Assistants. Details of pedagogy, curriculum, courses,… can be found in respective programs.
Since 2019 DA-IICT began to offer an M.Tech. in EC in collaboration with with C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science(C. R. Rao AIMSCS), University of Hyderabad; and along with IIT Jammu a CSE M.Tech. program each in Data Science and Information Security.


The Doctoral Program leading towards the award of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) provides the students an opportunity for a career in academia or in Research & Development Establishments.
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DA-IICT offers two programs at postgraduate level in the online and distance learning mode (1) a two-year M.Sc. program in Data Science (DS) (2) a two-year MTech. program in DS. Online and distance learning involves in-person interaction between the students and the course mentor.
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M.Des. (Communication Design)

The program offers the students opportunity to specialize in Visual Communication Design and Interaction Design.
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M.Sc. (Data Science)

M.Sc. in Data Science program is to develop skilled professional workforce that is prepared to address the increasing needs in the rapidly expanding area of big data analytics.
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M.Sc. (IT)

An intensive two year post-graduate program (4 semesters) designed for students who wish to pursue a professional career in Information Technology.
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M.Tech. (CSE)

Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering – M.Tech. (CSE) is a two-year (four semesters) program. The program offers two specializations – (i) Data Sciences and (ii) Information Security.
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M.Tech. in Communication Systems and Machine Learning (CS&ML)

A two year (four semester) M.Tech. degree program jointly offered by DA-IICT, Gandhinagar and CR Rao AIMSCS, Hyderabad on M.Tech. in Communication Systems and Machine Learning (CS&ML).
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M.Tech. (ICT)

A two-year (four semesters) degree program, designed to satisfy the demands of industry for innovative solutions.
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