IIT-Madras-BS-DataScience

IIT-Madras-BS-DataScience Entrance Exam

Exam name IIT-Madras-BS-DataScience
Notification Status Announced
Examination Body

IIT-Madras

Examination Body Type Institute of National Importance
Popularity Popular in South
Summary

Course: B.S. Degree in Programming & Data Science

IIT Madras, a premier institute, has started an Online B.S Degree program aimed at producing graduates who will be employable in a sector that presently has high demand - Programming and Data Science.

The program is delivered online. Students from any stream, any qualification, and any age may apply.  
Students who have passed Grade 12 and those in Grade 12 may apply. 

Admission is done in 3 cycles each year:  Sept, January & May.

Program structure/progression: There are FOUR LEVELS in the Online Degree program and to get a BS/BSc Degree in Programming and Data Science from IIT Madras, a learner has to successfully complete all three levels.

Level 1: Foundation Level (8 courses) --> Exit option: Foundational Certificate
Level 2: Diploma Level (6 Programming courses + 6 Data Science courses) --> Exit option: Diploma in Programming or Diploma in Data Science
Level 3: Degree Level (11 courses) --> Exit with B.Sc in Programming & Data Science
Level 4: B.S. Degree (additional 8-month apprenticeship or a project with companies or research institutes)  << BS Level added in 2022

- The expected effort to do well in one course is about 10 hours per week.
- There are 3 terms in a year. Learners may be allowed to register for a maximum of 2 - 4 courses in a term depending on their performance in previous exams and their preferred pace of learning.
- There is no daily attendance, but once you register for the courses, submission of the weekly assignments is taken as an attendance indicator. Minimum required scores in weekly assignments of a course will determine if a learner will be allowed to write the end-term exam for that course or not.
- Every term will have 3 quizzes and an end-term exam for each course. All quizzes and end-term exams will be in-person, invigilated exams at designated centers across the country. You need to travel to the exam center and take these exams.

Completion times: These are at learners' pace.  Can be completed between 3-6 years.

Duration of each course: 12 weeks - Each week comprises 2-3 hrs of videos, practice questions, text transcripts and online graded assignment(s).

Program Delivery:
Pre-recorded lessons and assignments will be made available on our portal on a weekly basis. Learners can learn from the content released each week at their own pace but will be required to submit the weekly assignments online within stipulated deadlines.
One or two LIVE sessions per course may be conducted to clear doubts and interact with the course instructor and course support team.

Quizzes & Exams:
3 Quizzes and one End Term Exam for each course. All quizzes will be in-person, invigilated exams at designated centers across the country.

Modes of Entry:
1. Regular Entry (Any candidate, irrespective of the stream are eligible)
2. JEE-based Entry
Refer 'Eligibility' tab for details.

Selection Process:
Apply online (Regular entry) --> 1 month Qualifieer Process (assignments & exam) --> Take the Qualifier Test --> If successful, get enrolled into Foundational level

Fee:
- Each term, pay only for the courses you register for in that specific term.
- Foundational Level - Rs.4,000 per course.
- Skill Enhancement courses in Diploma / Degree Level - Rs.5,000 per course
- All other courses in Diploma / Degree Level - Rs.10,000 per course

Fee waivers up to 75% are available.
Up to 100% waiver for female students available

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