IIT Jodhpur launches online MBA in Fintech and Cybersecurity

IIT Jodhpur Online MBA Programme: Last date to apply is in June; classes begin on July 2.

IIT Jodhpur launches online MBA in Fintech and Cybersecurity IIT Jodhpur launches online MBA in Fintech and Cybersecurity. (Image Source: Official Website)
Magdhi Diksha | May 30, 2023 - 2 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur has launched an online MBA programme in fintech and cybersecurity. The programme will be offered by IIT Jodhpur’s School of Management and Entrepreneurship. The specialised MBA is for working professionals and classes will be taught online.

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Registration for the programme is currently open and will close on June 12. The application process is online, at oa.iitj.ac.in/OA_PG_ADMISSION/. The classes for MBA fintech and cybersecurity will begin from July 2.

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This programme has been designed to address the skills in demand in the financial-technology (fintech) industry in India and worldwide. Students can opt to complete the degree at an accelerated or slow pace. The coursework for MBA FinTech and cybersecurity will include application-based teaching approach and use case-studies and real-world examples. The MBA programme curriculum will include studying management, fintech and cybersecurity through online mode. However, students will get the opportunity for in-campus experience to meet classmates and professors.

MBA Fintech and Cybersecurity: Eligbility

These are the criteria for admission:

  • Four-year bachelor's degree (BTech or BE) in engineering and technology

  • Must have scored 60% aggregate (for general) and 55% for reserved (SC, ST, PWD).

  • Should be a full-time employee with two years of work experience in the concerned industry.

As per the official notice, the completion of MBA in fintech and cybersecurity is expected to provide students with skills such as cybersecurity proficiency, entrepreneurship, data management and security, working in fintech and traditional financial sector, and understanding of the business environment, and ethics in fintech and cybersecurity.

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Talking about the importance of the course, Sangeeta Sahney, head of School of Management and Entrepreneurship at IIT Jodhpur, said: “Given the complexity of the financial market infrastructure, there are significant threats to the financial markets that stem from cyber vulnerabilities. We at SME, are proud and happy to launch the MBA in FinTech and Cybersecurity. An MBA from an IIT is even more perfect because of the transdisciplinary nature that the ecosystem provides and the networks that students can build for themselves.”

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