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M.Tech Courses

Currently, the Institute offers 3 M.Tech courses for the working professionals

  1. AI and Data Science
  2. Cyber Security
  3. CSE with Specialization in Big Data and Machine Learning

Course Mode

The programme features combination of live online classes, assignments and case-studies, online continuous assessment, virtual labs and offline end semester assessment conducted over weekends. Live recording, submission, and internal assessment will be under the in-house developed platform.

Course Venue

The classes, virtual lab sessions, and mid-semester exams shall be conducted in online mode. End Semester Exam, as well as Final Project Review, shall be conducted in Offline mode. The offline exam centres will be the Off-Campus centre in Trivandrum or Exam centres in Bangalore, Pune, and Allahabad/ Delhi, subject to the availability of sufficient candidates.

The time slot in which a course would be taught would be informed to students well in advance to help them in deciding electives.


For M.Tech. in

(1) AI and Data Science

(2) Cyber Security

(3) CSE with Specialization in Big Data and Machine Learning
  • The candidate must have a B.Tech./BE/AMIE degree in any discipline or MCA or MSc/MS degree in CS/IT/Mathematics/ Physics/Statistics. The candidate should have scored at least 60% aggregate in the degree examination.
  • The candidate must be employed in Industry/R&D/Academics at the time of applying. Only the employment acquired after the award of the qualifying degree will be considered.

What We Offer

IIIT Kottayam, an Institute of National Importance, provides an excellent opportunity for working professionals to pursue Masters of Technology in the market-demanding specializations.

The programme provides extensive opportunities for students to revive their research and development skills. The state-of-the-art and relevant specializations provide strong insights into the subjects. The associated thesis work enables R&D in a topic of their interest by joining research projects of the institute faculty. This exposure will help them considerably in elevating their position in the organization, and prepare them for the most lucrative of careers

Well Defined curriculum

Curriculum is designed as per the needs of the partnered industries and international requirements and approved by the Senate. The syllabi and curriculum are revised from time to time as per the need and technological advancement.


Online classes are conducted on all weekends and public holidays. The schedule would be informed to students well in advance to help them in deciding on electives. Course break is possible for those who go for an onsite job.

Qualified Faculty

Classes are conducted by the IIIT Kottayam faculty who are world-class qualified and are engaged in research and contribute to the Indian/International society along with their wards. Industry experts are also invited for sharing their valuable experiences.

Live Online Classes

Classes, virtual lab sessions, and mid-semester exams are conducted in online mode.The pedagogy is highly interactive and incorporates expansive teaching methods and approaches. A continuous evaluation system assesses the learners over convenient and regular intervals.

Thesis Work

The thesis (Project Work) in the final two semesters enables students to apply concepts and techniques learned during the programme. Students are encouraged to present journal or conference publications during the programme period.

Scope for integrated PhD

Students are actively engaged in R&D activities along with IIIT faculty. Later, the programme can be extended to an integrated Ph.D. programme.

IIIT Kottayam

Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam at Valavoor, Pala, Kerala is one among the IIITs that have been established as "Institutions of National Importance" by Ministry of Education, Govt. of India under the ambit of IIIT (PPP) Act 2017. IIIT Kottayam campus is situated at Valavoor, Pala, Kottayam - a picturous location, spread over in 53 acres of land - allotted by Govt. of Kerala in the southern part of the state commonly referred to as God's Own Country.

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