Amrita Center for International Programs is happy to announce a brand new Dual Degree program with Northern Illinois University, USA. NIU was ranked the 30th top college in the United States by Payscale and CollegeNet's Social Mobility Index college rankings.

Founded in 1895, NIU is a public research university which has seven degree granting colleges and has partnerships with national laboratories like Argonne and Fermilab which offer real-life training, networking and even internships in such fields as engineering, computing, data visualization and physical sciences.

Earn an M.Tech. from Amrita and an MS from NIU in 2 years!!

Masters students in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, AND Mechanical Engineering are eligible to apply. Possibility of financial assistance for high achieving students.

Requirements : 

  • CGPA - 7.5 and above
  • Four year bachelor degree 
  • 2 academic reference letters
  • *TOEFL - 213 (CBT), 550 Paper-based , 80 - Internet based
  • *GRE - 295 and above for admission; above 305 for probable financial assistance
  • Proof/Statement of Financial ability, immunization proof
  • Application Fee : $ 60

*mandatory

NIU agrees to accept up to 15 credit hours from the satisfactory completion of the courses outlined below or approved alternatives to fulfill the requirements of the Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from NIU. Any alternative courses are subject to the review and approval of the Department Chair for Industrial and Systems Engineering at NIU. 

  • 16MA612 - Stochastic Process and Partial Differential Equations 
  • 16ME601 - Analysis of Machining Processes 
  • 16ME650 - Manufacturing Automation 
  • 16ME652 - Lean Manufacturing 
  • 16ME653 - Advances in Manufacturing Technology and Metrology 
  • 16ME654 – Production and Operations Management 
  • 16ED654 - Optimization Techniques in Engineering 
  • 16ME703 - Design of Experiments 
  • 16ME706 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management 
  • 16ME708 - Product Lifecycle Management 
  • 16 ME711 - Reliability Engineering 
  • 16ME713 - Quality Engineering 

To complete the degree requirements for MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering at NIU, the students are required to complete at least 16 credit hours at NIU in addition to the 15 credit hours transferred from Amrita. The students have three options to choose from (thesis, project, or paper). 

The required course to take at NIU is

ISYE 695 - Graduate Seminar (1 credit hour) 

For thesis option, students are required to take

ISYE 699A - Master's thesis (6 credit hours) Electives for 9 credit hours (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses) 

For project option, the students are required to take

ISYE 699B - Graduate project (3 credit hours) Electives for 12 credit hours (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses) 

For paper option, the students are required to take

ISYE 698 - Master's paper (1 credit hour) Electives for 15 credit hours (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses) 

NIU agrees to accept up to 15 credit hours from the satisfactory completion of the courses

Outlined below or approved alternatives to fulfill the requirements of the Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from NlU. Any alternative courses are subject to the review and approval of the Department Chair for Mechanical Engineering at NlU.

  • ME6OO MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
  • ME6O1 ANALYSIS OF MACHINING PROCESSES
  • ME6O2 THEORY OF PLASTICITY AND METAL FORMING
  • ME65O MAN U FACTURING AUTOMATION
  • ME651 ADVANCED CASTING TECHNOLOGY
  • ME653 METROLOGY AND COMPUTER AIDED INSPECTION
  • ME7O1 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
  • ME7O2 SURFACE ENGINEERING
  • ME7O3 DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS
  • ME7O6 ADVANCES IN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
  • ME7O8 COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND PROCESSING
  • ME7 L6 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
  • MA617 MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION
  • RA613 MOBILE AND AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS
  • RA614 INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION I
  • RA615 MACHINE VISION
  • RATO1 ADVANCED PERCEPTION FOR ROBOTICS AND HCI
  • RA7O2 ADVANCED AI FOR ROBOTICS
  • RA703 VIRTUAL REALITY AND APPLICATIONS
  • RA7O4 MACHINE LEARNING
  • RA7O5 NON LINEAR CONTROL THEORY
  • RA711 INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION II
  • RA712 ADVANCED PROCESS CONTROL
  • RA727 HUMANOID ROBOTICS
  • RA722 SWARM INTELLIGENCE
  • RA723 BEHAVIORAL ROBOTICS
  • RA724 FRONTIERS OF BIOMECHATRONICS
  • RA725 HAPTIC INTERFACES
  • TF6O1 ADVANCED FLUID DYNAMICS
  • TF6O2 ADVANCED HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF6O3 ADVANCED ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS
  • TF6O4 EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN THERMAL AND FLUIDS ENGINEERING
  • TF6O6 FUELS AND COMBUSTION
  • TF608 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN THERMAL AND/FLUIDS ENGINEERING
  • TF6O9 ADVANCED THERMAL & FLUIDS ENGG. LAB
  • TF610 DESIGN OF HEAT EXCHANGER EQUIPMENTS
  • TF6L2 COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF7O7 BOUNDARY LAYER THEORY
  • TF7O3 ADVANCED GAS DYNAMICS
  • TF704 FLUID STRUCTURE INTERACTION
  • TF7O5 DESIGN OF IC ENGINES AND SYSTEMS
  • TF7O7 TWO-PHASE FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF7O8 GAS TURBINE THEORY AND DESIGN
  • TF7O9 MICRO AND NANO SCALE THERMAL & FLUIDS ENGINEERING
  • TF712 AERODYNAMICS
  • TF715 PROPULSION
  • TF716 BIO-FLUID MECHANICS
  • TF718 NUMERICAL RADIATION HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF719 HEAT TRANSFER IN POROUS MEDIA
  • TF72O NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS AND MODELLING OF TURBULENT FLOWS
  • TF721 REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS
  • TE6O2 ADVANCED HEAT TRANSFER
  • TE6O3 ADVANCED FLUID MECHANICS
  • TE621 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN FLUID FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER
  • TE622 DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF THERMAL SYSTEMS
  • TE623 GAS TURBINES AND JET PROPULSION
  • TE624 RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS
  • TE7O1 DESIGN OF HEAT EXCHANGERS
  • TE7O2 MULTIPHASE FLOW
  • TE704 COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS
  • TE7O5 MICROSCALE THERMAL SCIENCES
  • T E711 COMPRESSIBLE FLOW
  • MS611 MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION TECHNIQUES
  • MS615 TRANSPORT PROCESSES IN MATERIALS ENGINEERING
  • MS7O1 POLYMER PROCESSING

To complete the degree requirements for MS in Mechanical Engineering at NlU, the students are required to complete at least 15 credit hours at NIU in addition to the 15 credit hours transferred from Amrita. The students have three options to choose from (thesis, project, or paper).

The required course to take at NIU is:

ME 692 - Advanced Mechanical Engineering Analysis (3 credit hours)

For thesis option, students are required to take 30 credit hours:

ME 699 - Master's thesis (6 credit hours)

Electives (12 credit hours) (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses)

ME Specialty Courses (5 credit hours )

Applied Mathematics or Advanced Engineering Analysis (6 credit hours)

For project option, the students are required to take 30 credit hours:

ME 697 - Graduate project (3 credit hours)

Electives for 15 credit hours (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses)

ME Specialty Courses (6 credit hours)

Applied Mathematics or Advanced Engineering Analysis (6 credit hours)

For course option, the students are required to take 33 credit hours:

ME 698 - Master's paper (0 credit hour)

Electives for 21 credit hours (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses)

ME Specialty Courses (6 credit hours)

Applied Mathematics or Advanced Engineering Analysis (5 credit hours)

NIU agrees to accept up to 15 credit hours from the satisfactory completion of the courses

Outlined below or approved alternatives to fulfill the requirements of the Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from NlU. Any alternative courses are subject to the review and approval of the Department Chair for Mechanical Engineering at NlU.

  • ME6OO MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
  • ME6O1 ANALYSIS OF MACHINING PROCESSES
  • ME6O2 THEORY OF PLASTICITY AND METAL FORMING
  • ME65O MAN U FACTURING AUTOMATION
  • ME651 ADVANCED CASTING TECHNOLOGY
  • ME653 METROLOGY AND COMPUTER AIDED INSPECTION
  • ME7O1 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS
  • ME7O2 SURFACE ENGINEERING
  • ME7O3 DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS
  • ME7O6 ADVANCES IN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
  • ME7O8 COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND PROCESSING
  • ME7 L6 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
  • MA617 MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION
  • RA613 MOBILE AND AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS
  • RA614 INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION I
  • RA615 MACHINE VISION
  • RATO1 ADVANCED PERCEPTION FOR ROBOTICS AND HCI
  • RA7O2 ADVANCED AI FOR ROBOTICS
  • RA703 VIRTUAL REALITY AND APPLICATIONS
  • RA7O4 MACHINE LEARNING
  • RA7O5 NON LINEAR CONTROL THEORY
  • RA711 INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION II
  • RA712 ADVANCED PROCESS CONTROL
  • RA727 HUMANOID ROBOTICS
  • RA722 SWARM INTELLIGENCE
  • RA723 BEHAVIORAL ROBOTICS
  • RA724 FRONTIERS OF BIOMECHATRONICS
  • RA725 HAPTIC INTERFACES
  • TF6O1 ADVANCED FLUID DYNAMICS
  • TF6O2 ADVANCED HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF6O3 ADVANCED ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS
  • TF6O4 EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN THERMAL AND FLUIDS ENGINEERING
  • TF6O6 FUELS AND COMBUSTION
  • TF608 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN THERMAL AND/FLUIDS ENGINEERING
  • TF6O9 ADVANCED THERMAL & FLUIDS ENGG. LAB
  • TF610 DESIGN OF HEAT EXCHANGER EQUIPMENTS
  • TF6L2 COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF7O7 BOUNDARY LAYER THEORY
  • TF7O3 ADVANCED GAS DYNAMICS
  • TF704 FLUID STRUCTURE INTERACTION
  • TF7O5 DESIGN OF IC ENGINES AND SYSTEMS
  • TF7O7 TWO-PHASE FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF7O8 GAS TURBINE THEORY AND DESIGN
  • TF7O9 MICRO AND NANO SCALE THERMAL & FLUIDS ENGINEERING
  • TF712 AERODYNAMICS
  • TF715 PROPULSION
  • TF716 BIO-FLUID MECHANICS
  • TF718 NUMERICAL RADIATION HEAT TRANSFER
  • TF719 HEAT TRANSFER IN POROUS MEDIA
  • TF72O NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS AND MODELLING OF TURBULENT FLOWS
  • TF721 REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS
  • TE6O2 ADVANCED HEAT TRANSFER
  • TE6O3 ADVANCED FLUID MECHANICS
  • TE621 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN FLUID FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER
  • TE622 DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF THERMAL SYSTEMS
  • TE623 GAS TURBINES AND JET PROPULSION
  • TE624 RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS
  • TE7O1 DESIGN OF HEAT EXCHANGERS
  • TE7O2 MULTIPHASE FLOW
  • TE704 COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS
  • TE7O5 MICROSCALE THERMAL SCIENCES
  • T E711 COMPRESSIBLE FLOW
  • MS611 MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION TECHNIQUES
  • MS615 TRANSPORT PROCESSES IN MATERIALS ENGINEERING
  • MS7O1 POLYMER PROCESSING

To complete the degree requirements for MS in Mechanical Engineering at NlU, the students are required to complete at least 15 credit hours at NIU in addition to the 15 credit hours transferred from Amrita. The students have three options to choose from (thesis, project, or paper).

The required course to take at NIU is:

ME 692 - Advanced Mechanical Engineering Analysis (3 credit hours)

For thesis option, students are required to take 30 credit hours:

ME 699 - Master's thesis (6 credit hours)

Electives (12 credit hours) (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses)

ME Specialty Courses (5 credit hours )

Applied Mathematics or Advanced Engineering Analysis (6 credit hours)

For project option, the students are required to take 30 credit hours:

ME 697 - Graduate project (3 credit hours)

Electives for 15 credit hours (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses)

ME Specialty Courses (6 credit hours)

Applied Mathematics or Advanced Engineering Analysis (6 credit hours)

For course option, the students are required to take 33 credit hours:

ME 698 - Master's paper (0 credit hour)

Electives for 21 credit hours (refer to the graduate catalog for a list of elective courses)

ME Specialty Courses (6 credit hours)

Applied Mathematics or Advanced Engineering Analysis (5 credit hours)

Please fill the form below to confirm your interest.

Deadline to Apply : January 15, 2020

For further information contact:

Sujatha / Reshmi / Anandi
AMRITA Center for International Programs
Ph: 0476-280-4160
Email: amrita.dual@gmail.com
(Please use the subject title: NIU Dual Degree Program 2020)

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