IIT Kanpur eMasters Degree

Executive-Friendly Program | Direct Selection (GATE not required)

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Apply before October 26, 2021

  • "For professionals to enhance their qualifications and competencies with a deep-domain specialization from IITK in state-of-the-art areas."
    Prof. Abhay Karandikar
    Director, IIT Kanpur
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eMasters Highlights

  • Direct Selection Based on the academic and professional background. GATE score not required.
  • High Impact Format Weekend-only Live interactive sessions coupled with self-paced learning.
  • Executive Friendly Schedule Learn while you earn, with a flexibility to complete the program between 1 to 3 years.
  • 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.
  • IIT Kanpur Alumni Status Become an IIT Kanpur alumni with access to all the alumni privileges.

Admission Process
Apply before October 26, 2021

  • Application
    Register with Mobile Number
    Submit Details
    Remit Application Fee
    Upload Documents
  • Selection
    Application Review
    Selection Test
    Interview
  • Admission

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About eMasters

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.

World-Class Education Meets State-of-the-Art Learning

  • Designed and taught by world-class faculty and researchers from IIT Kanpur
  • Delivered on TalentSprint’s state-of-the-art digital learning platform designed for working professionals
  • 24*7 learning via asynchronous digital content including recorded videos and reading material
  • Live interactive sessions in a weekend-only schedule suitable for working professionals
  • Opportunity to meet the faculty and experience IIT Kanpur campus during campus visits

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.

Quarter Structure

  • 8 Weeks
    of Learning
  • 2 Weeks
    of Exams
  • 2 Weeks
    Break

Admission Process

Application Fee ₹1500


Selection Process


  • Application Review

  • Selection Test*

  • Interview*

*Selection Test and/or Interview will be scheduled depending on the number of eligible applications vis-a-vis seats available for the program. The selection process is online.


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.

Please refer to the respective program page to learn more about any program-specific eligibility criteria.

Program Fee

Details Payment Schedule Amount
Program Registration Fee
To Block Your Seat
Within 1 Week of Selection ₹40,000
Program Registration Fee
To Complete Your Registration
Latest by Nov 21, 2021 ₹1,60,000
Quarter Registration Fee
For 1st Quarter
Latest by Nov 21, 2021 ₹15,000 Per Quarter
Module Fee
For 1st Quarter Modules
Latest by Nov 21, 2021 ₹45,000 Per Module

Exclusive ₹2,00,000 Scholarship for January 2022 Batch: Adjust your Scholarship against the fee payable from the 4th Quarter.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

About IIT Kanpur

Established in 1959 by the Government of India, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is a globally acclaimed university for world-class education and research in science, engineering, management and humanities. We aim to provide leadership in technological innovation for the growth of India.

  • Ranked among top engineering colleges by NIRF 2021
  • Built on world-class academic research culture
  • Offers various undergraduate, post-graduate, integrated, and research programs in the field of engineering, science, management, and design

State-of-the-Art Digital Learning Platform

The eMasters Program by IIT Kanpur will be delivered on iPearl.ai, a State-of-the-Art digital learning platform, powered by TalentSprint. iPearl.ai, highly rated for its user experience, is a direct-to-device platform that works seamlessly on any internet-connected device and provides a single-sign on experience for all your learning needs including recorded videos, reading material, live interactive sessions, assignments, quizzes, discussion forums, virtual lounges and more.