IIT Kanpur invites applications for new cohorts of eMasters in Economics, Fintech, Analytics, Communication Systems and Construction

IIT Kanpur invites applications for new cohorts of eMasters in Economics, Fintech, Analytics, Communication Systems and Construction

~ Application deadline for it July 2023 intake for the programs is 12 May 2023

KANPUR, India, 18 April 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur invites applications for new cohorts (July 2023 intake) of eight eMasters studies in economics and finance in business; Economics, finance and data analysis; Economics, finance and public policy; Quantitative finance and risk management; Financial Technology and Management, Data Science and Business Analytics, Communication Systems and Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management. Launched in 2021, the IITK eMasters degree programs are designed to address the talent gap in the core areas of Communication Systems, Fintech, Business Finance, Public Policy, Data Science, Analytics, Construction, Cybersecurity and Power Regulations.

India’s the economy is growing rapidly and undergoing significant changes driven by foreign direct investment and economic reforms. The country is now a global hub for material and service procurement with a focus on manufacturing and service industries. In addition, sustainable construction has led to a 37% growth in green certified buildings, while providing many job opportunities. Some estimates suggest that the global communications market is expected to reach around 400 billion dollars by 2030, while the opportunities for skilled professionals in the financial sector, data analytics and fintech startups are set to grow many.

India requires a highly skilled workforce in all these fields to meet this upcoming talent gap. IIT Kanpur has designed these programs keeping such requirements in mind. The response to these programs has been phenomenal from the first cohorts, which shows the high interest among professionals to pursue further education in these areas.

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Prof. Abhay KarandikarDirector, IIT Kanpur, says: “The rapid growth of India’s economy and the growing demand for skilled professionals in various industries has created a talent gap that needs to be addressed. IIT Kanpur’s eMasters degree programs have witnessed amazing participation from workers who want to upgrade themselves. The first batches of the programs even completed the academic requirements within a year. These relatively new programs in economics and finance, data science and business analytics, communication systems and sustainable construction practices are designed to make the workforce agile and future-ready.”

The executive-friendly eMasters degree programs do not require a GATE score to apply and can be pursued while already employed. The flexibility to complete between 1-3 years is an added bonus for these unique programmes.

The industry-relevant programs offer the scope of learning at your own pace, combined with an effective format with interactive courses only on weekends. The 60-credit, 12-module industry-focused real-world curriculum is taught by top-notch faculty and researchers from IIT Kanpur. These also offer a credit transfer facility where a waiver of up to 60 credits can be transferred for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur. Participants of the program get access to the IIT Kanpur placement cell, incubation cell and alumni network, making it a rich career development and networking experience. As part of the immersive learning experience, participants get to visit the IIT Kanpur campus to meet the eminent faculty and network with experienced professionals.

Professionals who opt for these programs gain multidimensional expertise to overcome challenges required to shape the future of the country. Unlike most other diploma or professional courses, the eMasters degree program at IIT Kanpur also confers formal Senate-approved degrees upon convocation. To know more about the programs and to apply, click here:

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Application deadline for July 2023 intake for all these programs is 12 May 2023.

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Offered by the Department of Industrial and Operating Engineering




Offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering

courses/masters in communication systems

Offered by the Department of Economic Sciences




About IIT Kanpur:

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur was established on 2n.dNovember 1959 by an act from the Storting. The institute has a sprawling campus spread over 1,055 acres with a large pool of academic and research resources spanning 19 departments, 22 centers and 3 interdisciplinary programs in engineering, science, design, humanities and management disciplines with 540 full-time faculty members and approximately 9,000 pupils. In addition to formal basic and further education courses, the institute has been active in research and development in areas of value to both industry and authorities. For more information, visit www.iitk.ac.in.

IIT Kanpur invites applications for new cohorts of eMasters in Economics, Fintech, Analytics, Communication Systems and Construction


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