Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati launched 4 new programs including M Tech in Data Science and 3 International programs with Gifu University, Japan. The other three courses are International Joint Ph.D. Program in Food Science and Technology, International Joint Master’s Degree Program in Food Science and Technology, and International Joint Ph.D. Program in Integrated Mechanical Engineering.
IIT Guwahati claims to have launched the courses based on the increasing interest of students in such areas. TG Sitharam, Director, IIT-Guwahati, said, “We believe that the four newly launched programmes will be a trendsetter academically and a game-changer professionally. The focus of the programmes is on the study, invention, and creative use of technologies to create effective, usable, entertaining experiences with technology through interdisciplinary research in engineering, design, behavioral and social sciences, and to understand the impact of technology on individuals, groups, and organizations.”
According to the official from IIT Guwahati, M.Tech in Data Science course will have a contribution from three departments. There will be five core course comprising of 10 modules, 7 lab courses, 4 electives, and 2 projects. Every core course is proposed to be comprising of two half courses.
International Joint Degree programs with Gifu University, Japan will provide bilateral movement of at least 14 undergraduate or postgraduate students has started for following three international programs, namely, International Joint Master’s Degree Program in Food Science and Technology, International Joint PhD Program in Food Science and Technology, and International Joint PhD Program in Integrated Mechanical Engineering.