IIT Kanpur introduces new eMasters degree programmes

Candidates can apply for eMasters programme till October 31, 2023 at emasters.iitk.ac.in for new batch starting from January 2024.

IIT Kanpur introduces new eMasters degree programmes Students applying for IIT Kanpur's eMaster degree programme will not have to clear GATE. (Image: Official)
Press Trust of India | Sep 20, 2023 - 11:16 a.m. IST
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KANPUR: The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) has started new cohorts for its eMasters degree programmes. The IIT Kanpur has invited applications for various programmes in data science and business analytics, financial technology and management, business finance, financial analysis, public policy, next generation wireless technologies, cyber security, power sector regulation, economics, and management.

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Candidates can apply till October 31, 2023 at emasters.iitk.ac.in. The classes of new batch will start from January 2024. The IIT Kanpur has also launched four new eMasters degree programs in Climate Finance and Sustainability, Renewable Energy and e-Mobility, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Business Leadership in Digital Age. The climate finance and sustainability programme will give a broad overview of financial strategies and sustainable initiatives; whereas the renewable energy and e-mobility programme will cater to the evolving alternative energy sector, the university said.

The program in artificial intelligence and machine learning will prepare professionals to be adept at the rapidly evolving sector, and the business leadership in the digital age programme will upskill professionals in modern business dynamics, the IIT Kanpur said.

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“The programmes are designed for executives and these do not require a GATE score for admission. The programs offer a flexible completion timeframe of one to three years, catering to diverse schedules,” the IIT said.

Each programme encompasses a 60-credit, 12-module curriculum crafted to align with industry needs. Moreover, participants can leverage the credit transfer feature, potentially waiving up to 60 credits for future higher education endeavours (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur. The eMasters program at IIT Kanpur is distinctive as it grants senate-approved eMasters degrees at the convocation, rather than diplomas or certificates.

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