IIT Madras Online Courses: The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) on Tuesday offered a new online bachelor’s degree in Programming and Data Science, the first IIT to provide such a course in the country.
The BSc degree in data science can be pursued as a second degree by students studying currently in college or anyone who has dropped out of / completed their Bachelor’s Degree.
The course will be imparted online, and its assessment and exams will be conducted in offline mode.
There are no age limits or geographical restrictions to join the course.
The course is split into three levels: Foundational Level (8 courses), Diploma Level (6 Programming courses + 6 Data Science courses) and Degree Level (11 courses).
For a general category student preparing for foundational level, he or she has to pay Rs. 32,000, for diploma level, 110,000, and for degree level 100,000. In totality, a general category student has to pay Rspay Rs. 242,000 for completing all levels.
“The program uses an innovative combination of online learning and in-person assessment and is flexible and affordable. I believe the program will be a gamechanger in the field of education in India in the coming years and inspire other top-ranking institutions to launch many such online initiatives,” IIT Madras director Bhaskar Ramamurthy said.
“Wondering if you are eligible to enroll in our latest Online BSc degree in Programming and Data Science? Take a look at these course prerequisites and find out! #IITMadrasOnline @iitmadras,” IIT Madras Online Degree Programme twitter handle posted.
Wondering if you are eligible to enroll in our latest Online BSc degree in Programming and Data Science?
Take a look at these course prerequisites and find out!
For more info, visit https://t.co/yrTchtvXYb#IITMadrasOnline @iitmadras pic.twitter.com/B2YYU6IRui— IIT Madras Online Degree Programme (@iitmadrasonline) June 30, 2020
If you want to check if you are eligible for the new course, check the website-https://www.onlinedegree.iitm.ac.in/