IIT Kanpur eMasters Degree Program

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Who in India would not be aware of IITs, these are privileged institutions. But now you can study from the IITs without giving the entrance JEEs, Yes! Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur invites for the eMasters Degree Program.

What is IIT Kanpur eMasters Degree Program?

The IIT Kanpur eMasters is a unique set of independent, postgraduate-level flexible programs exclusively designed for working professionals to enable them with relevant expertise to stay agile, effective and relevant in a fast-changing technology-dominated world. Given the high reputation of IIT Kanpur in its teaching and evaluation standards, these formal degree programs with its intended high quality and standard will help professionals in their vertical career growth and improve their employment potential during a later movement. Corporate organizations, too, can upgrade the capabilities of their workforce with these programs.

Each program, under eMasters portfolio, offers several flexible tracks, with multi-disciplinary modules that are designed to be intellectually challenging and state-of-the-art — the hallmark of IIT Kanpur. Apart from weekend-only live interactive sessions coupled with self-paced learning components, the program also offers on-campus visits to IIT Kanpur covering lab visits, lab sessions, and demonstrations as applicable. Programs are completely course-based with no thesis requirement.

In a rapidly changing world, working professionals must continually upgrade their knowledge and keep up with the latest developments in diverse fields to be effective and remain relevant. To meet such needs of the industry professionals, online certification programs worldwide have exploded in the last decade and have matured into formal degree-granting programs in many Universities in the USA and Europe. It has, therefore, become imperative for practicing professionals to have access to a complete ecosystem of knowledge. The eMasters program of IIT Kanpur has been designed to fulfill this requirement. Given the high reputation of IIT Kanpur in its teaching and evaluation standards, these formal degree courses, with their intended high quality and standard, will help professionals in vertical career growth and improve employment potential during a later movement.

What is special in this program?

eMasters is a new post-graduate level program at IIT Kanpur. It is an entirely online program, with all lectures, discussions, quizzes, and assignments available through an award-winning digital learning platform. The faculty will deliver the course content of IIT Kanpur. The program offers several flexible tracks, with multi-disciplinary modules, to facilitate learning for the professional. All modules are intellectually stimulating and State-of-the-Art — the hallmark of IIT Kanpur.

How this program is different from M.Tech. Degree?

eMasters is not equivalent to an MTech program, nor is it an online version of MTech. Unlike MTech, eMasters does not have a thesis component, and the structure and nature of the courses may differ from those of MTech. It can be considered a work-integrated program since professional experience in the relevant areas is considered for admission into the program.

Who can opt this program?

The program is ideal for working professionals who want to stay agile, effective and relevant in a fast-changing technology-dominated world. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree (4 years program) or a masters degree in appropriate discipline with at least 55% marks or 5.5/10 CPI + 2 years of work experience (an applicant need not be employed to be eligible). Candidates with relevant experience will be preferred.

Why to choose IIT Kanpur for this program?

Consistently ranked amongst the top 5 engineering institutes in India over the past several decades. Ranks at 4 and 5 in the Engineering and Overall categories by the NIRF in 2021.

IIT Kanpur is among the top 100 universities of the world in terms of citations per faculty. It bagged 93rd position in QS World University Ranking 2022 and India’s 4th best University in terms of the Employer Reputation judged by 2021 ranking survey.

IIT Kanpur was ranked third among engineering colleges by India Today in 2021.

What are the outcomes/benefits of this program?

Academic outcomes: Build relevant expertise to stay agile, effective and relevant in a fast-changing technology-dominated world.

IIT Kanpur Degree: Get a degree from IIT Kanpur, a globally acclaimed education and research university in science, engineering, management, and humanities.

IIT Kanpur Alumni Status: Become a part of a global alumni network with 45000+ illustrious members.

Placement Support: Receive mentorship and career support through IIT Kanpur placement cell.

Incubation Support: Incubation support for promising startup initiatives by IIT Kanpur.




Is this program approved?

As an Institution of National Importance, IIT Kanpur enjoys autonomous status under the MHRD. Though this program is an online degree program, it is an approved program offered within the institute’s charter. The UGC/AICTE guidelines do not apply to this program. The program and degree are and will remain valid.

What is duration of the program?

Each academic year is divided into four quarters. Each quarter is of 10 weeks duration. It will comprise 8 weeks of teaching and 2 weeks of the examination period. There will be a break of 2 weeks between any two subsequent quarters.

Who will teach?

The IIT Kanpur faculty will deliver the Program. They may take support from their teaching assistants in the delivery of their respective modules.

How this program is helpful for my career?

  • Placement Support: Receive mentorship and career support through IIT Kanpur placement cell.
  • Incubation Support: Incubation support for promising startup initiatives by IIT Kanpur.
  • IIT Kanpur Alumni Status: Become a part of IIT Kanpur’s alumni network with over 45000 members spanning across the globe.
  • Peer Networking: Join the elite community of professionals from top companies, world-class practitioners, and researchers and find complementing synergies of common interests.
  • Building Deep Expertise: Build deep expertise in the domain of your interest with multi-disciplinary modules, lectures, discussions, quizzes, and assignments leveraging IIT Kanpur’s excellent track record and extensive experience in teaching and research.

Do I need to resign my job for this program?

No, one need not quit the job to pursue the eMasters Program by IIT Kanpur. The program is designed in an executive-friendly manner which allows the participants to continue with their regular full-time job while pursuing the program. All the live interactive led sessions for the program will be held during the weekends to ensure it does not impact your weekday work schedule.

Admission Process
    • Application (Step I)
      Register with Mobile Number
      Submit Details
      Remit Application Fee
      Upload Documents
    • Selection (Step II)
      Application Review
      Selection Test
      Interview
    • Admission (Step III)

Program Structure

  • Duration
  • Participants can complete this degree in minimum 4 quarters (1 year) and maximum 12 quarters (3 years).
  • Module
  • A module entails 8 weeks of teaching followed by an examination period of 2 weeks.
  • Total Credits
  • The program is worth a total of 60 Credits (12 modules * 5 credits per module).
  • Credits Allocation
  • Participants can opt for 0, 5, 10 or 15 credits (equivalent to 0, 1, 2 or 3 modules respectively) in a quarter.
  • Eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 years program) or a Masters Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks or 5.5/10 CPI.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience (You need not be currently employed to be eligible).
  • Candidates with relevant experience will be preferred.



Program Fee

Details Payment Schedule Amount
Application Fee During Application Submission ₹1,500
Program Registration Fee
To Block Your Seat
Within 1 Week of Selection ₹40,000
Program Registration Fee
To Complete Your Registration
As per the Selection Letter ₹1,60,000
Quarter Registration Fee
For 1st Quarter
As per the Selection Letter ₹15,000Per Quarter
Module Fee
For 1st Quarter Modules
As per the Selection Letter ₹45,000Per Module

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Currently Offered Programmes

Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

By Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME), Economic Sciences (ECO) & Computer Sciences and Engineering (CSE)

Power Sector Regulation, Economics and Management

By Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Economic Sciences

Communication Systems

By Department of Electrical Engineering

Cyber Security

By Department of Computer Science and Engineering

eMasters Highlights

  • Executive Friendly Schedule
  • Learn while you earn, with a flexibility to complete the program between 1 to 3 years.
  • IIT Kanpur Alumni Status
  • Become an IIT Kanpur alumni with access to all the alumni privileges.
  • Credits Transfer
  • Waiver of upto 60 credits for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur.
  • Career Advancement and Networking
  • Access to IIT Kanpur placement cell, incubation cell and alumni network.
  • High Impact Format
  • Weekend-only Live interactive sessions coupled with self-paced learning.
  • GATE score not required
  • Selection will be based on the academic and professional background.
IIT Kanpur eMasters Degree Selection List for Communication Systems Program July Batch 2022 Result
IIT Kanpur eMasters Degree Selection List for Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Program July Batch 2022 Result

 

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