IIT Kanpur launches 5 eMasters programmes in economics, fintech, business analytics

Interested students, working professionals can apply for courses without GATE score. Last date to apply is December 5.

IIT Kanpur

Vagisha Kaushik | November 19, 2022 | 02:09 PM IST

NEW DELHI : The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has launched five new eMasters programmes in economics, fintech and business analytics. Interested students, working professionals can apply for the courses for the January 2023 session by December 4, 2022.

For admission to the eMasters programmes, candidates do not need a Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) score and can complete the courses in a period of one to three years.

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To meet the gap for skilled workforce, the institute has launched eMasters in Economics and Finance in Business; Economics, Finance & Data Analysis; and Economics, Finance, and Public Policy; Data Science and Business Analytics; and Financial Technology and Management.

Benefits of eMasters programmes:

  • The eMasters programme in Economics and Finance in Business will equip professionals with a practical understanding of financial concepts, economic tools, and pricing mechanisms with a core emphasis on business finance.
  • The eMasters programme in Economics, Finance and Data Analytics will help professionals deepen their understanding of economics and finance with strong exposure to quantitative economics and data analysis.
  • The Economics, Finance, and Public Policy Programme will help professionals build relevant knowledge and capabilities integral to dynamic policy planning and implementation process.
  • The eMasters programme in Data Science and Business Analytics will offer professionals an in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge data science tools for business analytics.
  • The Financial Technology and Management Programme will impart theoretical and practical capabilities among professionals, enabling them to navigate the financial revolution, make strategic decisions, and drive the firm's growth.

The first three eMasters degree programmes are being offered by the Department of Economic Sciences whereas the second two eMasters programmes are being offered by the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering.

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