Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched an Online-interactive M Tech Programme for working professionals aspiring for higher education which can be pursued from the workplace.
Candidates from those industries, which are approved by IIT Madras and have the necessary infrastructure to support the programme, are eligible to apply for the programme. The candidates have to appear in test and interview for enrollment into the course. Selected candidates have to attend classes regularly through online, two-way connectivity and earn credits.
Under the supervision of the institute’s faculty, enrolled candidates will be accessed and evaluated through examinations during the course on the regular basis. Candidates earning required credits will be awarded degrees. There will be no difference between the degrees awarded to regular students and those pursuing it from their workplaces.
Candidates will also be allowed use the Institute’s laboratories for performing experiments as per the curriculum so demands. All enrolled candidates mandatorily have to visit at least once in a week for interaction with the course teachers.
As per the ranking released by the NIRF recently, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has been declared as the best engineering college in India.