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IIIT Hyderabad to Offer MSIT from Aug

Hyderabad, May 19 (Hydnow): IIIT-Hyderabad announced admissions into Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) from August 2022. MSIT program is part of a multi-university consortium created in 2001 under the umbrella of CIHL, Consortium of Institutions of Higher Learning, and headquartered at IIIT Hyderabad.

Key features are: MSIT Program to be offered in two modes — Online MSIT Program and On-Campus MSIT Program, at the IIIT Hyderabad campus; The program will enable one-on-one personalized mentoring in addition to conventional group learning in small classroom-sized batches; Mastery Learning: MSIT implements variable duration learning, in which the ‘time-constant-outcome-variable’ paradigm is replaced by the ‘time-variable-outcome-constant’ paradigm i.e. each student must get an A before proceeding to the next course, at their pace; Self-Paced Instruction: Personalized mentoring enables students to proceed at their speed until they demonstrate mastery by getting 90% or more in each subject; Personalized Examination-on-Demand: Every student can request a personalized exam when they feel ready.

The program will have three semesters of coursework followed by one semester of industry practicum. Course fees of Rs 2 lakh for the online MSIT program, and Rs 3 lakh for the On-Campus MSIT program. In addition, students joining the On-Campus program would have to pay hostel and mess charges as decided by IIIT Hyderabad.


Applications for August 2022 batch is now open. Students can apply for the program at www.msit.ac.in. Students are invited to experience a two-week course on computational thinking to assess their suitability for the program. Upon completing this course, students will be interviewed and admitted to the program on a first come first basis. (Hydnow)

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