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IIT Madras Online B.Sc. and Diploma Admission 2020, Application, Date

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IIT Madras announces Online BSc Degree and Diploma in Programming and Data Science 2020

IIT Madras Online BSc and Diploma Admission 2020 – Indian Institute of Technology Madras invites application for admission to BSc Degree and Diploma in Programming and Data Science for the Academic session 2020-21

Read on for more details on IIT Madras Online BSc and Diploma Admission 2020.

 

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About program

  • IIT Madras, India’s top technical institute, welcomes you to the world’s first online BSc
  • Degree program in Programming and Data Science. For the first time, you can work

towards an undergraduate degree / diploma from an IIT regardless of your age or

location, and with a wide range of academic backgrounds.

IIT Madras Online BSc and Diploma Admission 2020 Important Dates

Applications Open (Regular Entry) Startet
Applications Close (Regular Entry) 15th September 2020
Weekly release of Term 1 Qualifier courses content starts 05th October 2020
Qualifier Exam Hall Ticket (only for those who get minimum required marks in Assignments) 02nd November 2020 
Qualifier Exam (only for those with Hall Ticket) 20th to 22nd November, 2020
Qualifier Exam Results 07th December, 2020
Registration for Term 1 (only for those who clear

Qualifier Exam)

11th December, 2020 to 03rd January, 2021
Foundational Level Batch 1 starts 04th January, 2021

Admission Paths 

There are two Admission Paths – 
1. Regular Entry Anyone joining the program via Regular Entry will join at the Foundational Level.
There are three exit options for those who enter the program via Regular Entry: 
Exit 1. Foundational Level certificate from Centre for Continuing Education, IIT Madras.  
Exit 2. Diploma in Programming AND/OR Diploma in Data Science from IIT Madras
Exit 3. BSc Degree in Programming and Data Science from IIT Madras
2. Diploma Only Entry The Diploma Only Entry is primarily aimed at working professionals or learners who already possess the fundamentals taught in Foundational Level courses and wish to exit with one or two Diplomas (Diploma in Programming AND/OR Diploma in Data Science) from IIT Madras. 
Eligibility Criteria for IIT Madras Online BSc and Diploma Admission 2020 
  • The candidate must have studied Mathematics and English in class 10.
  • They should have cleared class 12 or equivalent*.
  • They should be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree Program OR should have graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BSc, BE, BTech, BCom, etc.) OR they may have dropped out from a Bachelor’s degree.

Note

As an exception this year, we are accepting applications from students who will complete their class 12 or equivalent in 2020. They will be allowed to take part in the Qualifier Process and Qualifier Exam, but will be allowed to join Foundational Level only upon joining a Bachelor’s Degree Program at a college.

IIT Madras Online BSc and Diploma Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website https://www.onlinedegree.iitm.ac.in/
  • When applications open, anyone who is eligible may apply by filling in the application form, uploading required documents and paying the application fee.
  • Further details regarding application form and required documents will be made available soon.

Application Fee

  • Regular Entry application fee is Rs.3,000. Lesser fee for applicants belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribe (ST) category or Persons with Disabilities (PwD >= 40% benchmark disability)

Qualifier Process

  • All applicants will have to go through a Qualifier Process, like a trial month, wherein they will get access to 4 weeks of content for the four foundational level courses – English I, Mathematics for Data Science I, Statistics for Data Science I and Computational Thinking.
  • Video content of 2 – 3 hours duration will be released for each course on a weekly basis.
  • Along with the content, the first three weeks will also include an assignment for each course that needs to be completed and submitted online within the given deadline.
  • Average assignment score in each course will be calculated. Only those who get minimum required average assignment scores in all four courses will be allowed to write the Qualifier Exam

 

 For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

 

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