DURATION: TWO years- FOUR semesters

The PG Program M.Sc. Computer Science is not generic in nature with an objective of bringing out a developer. It’s highly focused towards developing a career in Networking and Systems Administration.

Job titles one sees for computer networking and systems administration include Network Administrator, Network (Systems) Engineer, Network (Service) Technician, Network Programmer/ Analyst, Network/ Information Systems Manager  

Since the IT world is constantly evolving there are a wide variety of Professional Computer and IT Job Certifications, which are in great demand. Certifications are additional value tags for those taking up a career in Networking. Certifications from a number of vendors including the skills and technologies covered are popular in the industry. Our M.Sc. Course syllabus and training pedagogy also address the requirements for developing the technical competency for facing the Certification Examinations from CISCO like the CCNA, Microsoft MCSE, MCSA and the Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE) and Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA). Lot of advanced skills, knowledge, and abilities required of a senior system administrator are usually gained from the practical work experience. Therefore our course is structured to include lot of practical exercises, projects and internships. Ulitimate Advantage is a P.G. Degree with Skills for gaining certification.

ELIGIBILITY: Three year degree in BCA, B.Sc. (IT/ Computer Science), any discipline.

Course of Study

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
Theory Theory Theory Theory
Hardware and Trouble Shooting Information Technology Enabled Services Network Security and Services Major Project and Dissertation
PC Software Essentials Basics of Linux Operating System Design and Implementation of - Server Infrastructure Elective I I
Fundamentals of Operating System Enterprise Network Design and Implementation Elective I  Linux Server Administration
Basic Networking Technologies Windows Server Administration   Administration of Wireless Networks
Environmental Studies Soft Skills   Professional Communication
Culture Education Live in Labs/Amrita Value Program/ Free Elective    
Life Skills       
Practicals  Practicals Practicals Practicals
PC Hardware and Software Essentials Lab  Pre-Placement Recruitment Training and Vacation Internship PC Hardware and Software Essentials Lab  Linux Server Administration Lab
Networking Technologies Lab Basics of Linux Operating System lab Network Security and Services Lab Administration of Wireless Networks
Operating System Lab Enterprise Network Design and Implementation lab Design and Implementation of Server Infrastructure Lab Major Project 
  Windows Server Administration lab  Live in Labs/Amrita Value Program/Free Elective  
    Mini Project  


Computer Organization and Architecture Ethical Hacking, Cyber Crimes and Cyber Forensics Principles of Public Relations
System Security Mobile Technologies Event Management
Web Design and Administration  Database Administration Principles of Packaging
Introduction to Programming Enterprise Communication Servers  Travel and Tourism
Cloud Computing  Foreign language Understanding media
    Market Research
    Yoga and Chanting
    Lessons in Music
    Consumer Protection Act
    Right to Information Act
    Instrumental music

Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty.

School Administration reserves the right to modify the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.

* One of the electives can be a Live-in-labs project done over a period of two semesters.

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