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If you had taken a break from your professional career and are looking for a catalyst to relaunch it, our M Tech programs are just for you. These programs will help you to upgrade your technical skills in some of the cutting-edge technology domains – 5G, IoT, Mobile Edge, AI/ML, Blockchain, XR, Biomedical, GIS, remote sensing, etc. Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (Amrita WNA), a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary center for teaching and research at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kollam campus, offers three M Tech programs.
Here are the salient features of these programs:
Students with a qualifying 4+ year college degree can enrol, e.g.: B Tech / BE, MCA, M Sc*
* – Restrictions apply.
Wireless Networks and Applications
Geoinformatics and Earth Observation
Biomedical Instrumentation and Signal Processing
Our center has several live deployments of complete systems involving, IoT, 4G/5G, BigData, AI/ML, Blockchain, etc., in various application domains such as disaster management, intelligent infrastructure for smart cities, wearable medical systems, environment monitoring, etc. The thesis work can be in any of these projects. The students may also come up with their own innovative project idea for the thesis.
They can attend theory classes online. Theory classes will also be recorded for later viewing. Lab exercises that require physical presence will be facilitated over weekends at the nearest campus.
Typically, the internal evaluation will consist of a mid-term exam along with quizzes and assignments. There will also be a final exam at the end of the semester.
The quizzes and assignments can be submitted online. For the mid-term and final exams, the students will have to come to the nearest campus. The exam schedules will be prepared by considering the convenience of home makers.
Scholarship of up to one lakh rupees is provided to students based on their CGPA. A minimum CGPA of 7.0 with no backlogs needs to be maintained for eligibility. The scholarship is paid monthly over the first four semesters. The eligibility is reviewed at the end of each semester.
Our faculty have graduated (up to post-Doc) from reputed educational institutions in India as well as USA, Canada, Germany, etc. They have also worked in the industry and academia both in India and other countries such as USA, UK, Canada, etc.
The students will be eligible to secure an internship (up to one year) with a company after finishing coursework. Typically, internships get converted into full-time employment based on performance
The graduates get placed in three categories of companies – multi-national product companies, start-up companies, and IT companies. Examples of product companies are – Nokia, Toshiba, MediaTek, Getinge, Tata Elxsi, ESRI, Phillips, Intel, Dell, IBM, Cerner, Bosch, Cisco, etc. Several start-ups have hired our graduates. Examples of IT companies are – TCS, Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro, etc. In addition, our graduates have joined research organizations and universities/colleges as well.
There is an integrated M Tech + PhD option in which the students may use their MTech thesis as the basis for Ph D. This enables the PhD program to be completed faster, in about three years. There are opportunities to get co-guidance from faculty in our international collaborating institutions. Dual PhD options with our collaborators are also available.