M. C. A. ( Offered at Amritapuri Campus )

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) emphasizes on the design and application of information systems and provides a solid background in business functions and Information Technology and covers latest developments in areas where commerce and computing and in general, applications and technology blend together successfully and define the state of art. MCA students acquire strength in principles, concepts and foundations of computer science, information technology and various applications. They would also have extensive programming / software development experience over a wide variety of platforms / applications. The curriculum has explicitly identified lab components for every course that discusses the principles with an implementation component. The course is well balanced with significant emphasis on planning, designing and building complex commercial application software and system software. The application areas include transaction processing (such as banking, stock exchange order processing), simulation, database management, e-commerce, networking, embedded technologies, bioinformatics etc. This MCA programme is not only a complete professional grooming for students for a successful career in the IT industry, but also, provides value-based education through a system of wholesome learning.

M. Tech. in Control & Instrumentation Engineering

M. Tech in Control & Instrumentation Engineering is a two year postgraduation course.

Control and Instrumentation has wide range of applications starting from day to day life to space exploration. In today’s information age, many businesses are placing increasing demands on real time accessibility in order to improve business planning and decision making, and to access information that can demonstrate their economic and environmental performance. Rapid advancement in technologies also provides challenges as businesses need assurance that their control system investments will deliver efficient operational performance of their plants and economic returns, with minimal risk of technological obsolescence. Hence control and instrumentation systems not only play important roles in plant operation, but also in reducing the cost of production while maintaining and/or enhancing safety. Therefore, it is extremely important that control and instrumentation systems are managed efficiently and economically. With the increasing use of digital technologies, new methods are needed to solve problems associated with various aspects of digital control systems.

M. Tech. program in Control and Instrumentation Engineering is intended to explore the above mentioned challenges and also initiate research activities. This program provides necessary theoretical background with a good blend of applied mathematics along with indepth coverage in analysis of various control and instrumentation systems. The core courses include automatic, economic, efficient and reliable control and instrumentation with a wide range of electives in robotics, flight dynamics, electric drives, power system, micro controllers etc.

M. Tech. in Robotics & Automation

The M.Tech Robotics and Automation program is offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham by the Amrita Multi Modal Applications and Computer Human Interaction (AMMACHI) Labs and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amritapuri campus. AMMACHI Labs has numerous ongoing research projects on low cost haptic technology for vocational education and this M.Tech program now broadens the lab's scope to include robotics and automation technology as well. This M.Tech program is unique in that it provides an academic curriculum that pulls from mechanical engineering, electronics and instrumentation engineering and computer science disciplines, exposing the students to the breadth of and interdependence among the engineering disciplines and offering the students exactly what is required to master the technical knowledge required. This programme will provide a comprehensive educational environment and enable students to gain expertise in next generation robotics and automation systems. By exposing our students to course work from multiple disciplines and preparing them to think about robotics from a holistic approach, our program will prepare a skilled industry workforce as well as expert researchers who will be able to provide leadership in a world that is increasingly dependent on technology.

M. Tech. in Cyber Security Systems & Networks

The M. Tech program aims to train the students in the cyber security discipline, through a well designed combination of course-ware and its application on real-world scenarios. The programme has a strong emphasis on foundational courses such as mathematics for security applications, advanced algorithms, networks etc., in addition to diverse subject core areas such as cryptography, operating systems and security, cloud security, security of cyber- physical systems etc. 

Students will be exposed to real-world problems, open-ended problems, and simulated real- life scenarios with active guidance from domain experts in this field. The program will help the students to comprehend the various security threats and vulnerabilities of the cyber world keeping in line with the industrial trends, scale up to the demand from multiple industrial sectors on the cyber world to promote effective methods, practices and tools to counter the cyber crimes and to be able to architect, design and implement fool-proof product lines in the field of cyber security.

Ultimately this programme will yield next generation cyber security leaders who can be successfully employed in various sectors of industries, business firms, Government departments, financial bodies, educational institutions, etc, and these sectors generate huge demand for well-trained, professional people to be employed on cyber security front and they are always on the look-out for professionally trained people in the area of cyber security.

M. Tech. in Thermal & Fluids Engineering

This programme suits best for engineering and science graduates and also engineering professionals who wish to complement their expertise in engineering thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer. The program focuses on developing competence in the use of analytical, state-of-the-art computational and experimental methods in the analysis of heat and fluid flow systems for both industrial and research applications.

The program imparts advanced understanding of heat and fluid flow processes and their role in modern methods of power generation and an in-depth understanding of numerical and experimental techniques in heat and fluid flow. This program prepares graduates to imbibe training in the theory and practice on a broad range of industrially relevant topics within the fields of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. It has been designed specifically to meet the needs of the modern engineer both in industrial and research or educational spheres.

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering

The restructuring and deregulation of electric utilities together with recent progress in new and renewable energy technologies introduce unprecedented challenges and wide scope for power and energy systems research and open up new opportunities to young Power Engineers. Conventional Power system is redefined and power electronic components are incorporated along with the existing system. This includes flexible ac transmission, HVDC links embedded in the conventional ac transmission networks etc. Further, use of renewable energy such as solar and wind power, coupled with higher efficiency and conservation, will be the key factors to a sustainable world for future generations. The M. Tech. program in Power and Energy Engineering is intended to explore the above mentioned challenges and also initiate research activities. This program provides necessary theoretical background with a good blend of applied mathematics along with in depth coverage in analysis of power and energy systems. The core courses include sustainable, economic, efficient and reliable energy conversion, generation, transmission, distribution, storage and utilization of electric energy, including application of power electronics in power system operation and control.

M. Tech. in Wireless Networks & Applications

This M-Tech programme is intended to generate trained academic and research personnel in the highly demanding, useful and emerging area of wireless networks. The programme includes core subjects from Wireless Communications, Computer Science, Computer networks, advanced topics in wireless communications, mobile computing, sensor networks, embedded systems, signal processing, multimedia systems and applications such as landslide detection, environmental monitoring, etc. Building on a very successful joint project called WINSOC with about a dozen international partners, this new M-Tech program was introduced with a view to strengthen the academic and research activities in this highly advanced topics: Wireless Networks and Applications. Students, when they graduate, will be well trained to enter into a broad spectrum of industries such as computers, communication networks, earth sciences, environmental sciences, disaster management, health care, e-governance activities, bio and nano-technologies, VLSI and embedded systems, agriculture and chemical industries and strategic planning.

M. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering (Offered at Amritapuri Campus)

The Dramatic pace of Big Data Analytics has revolutionized the various fields of Computer Science creating a need for algorithmic speed and scales to perform machine learning on massive amounts of structured and unstructured data. It has become the need of the hour even in IT sectors enabling managers to have a better basis for understanding markets and making business decisions.

The M.Tech programme in Computer Science & Engineering aims at preparing the students to take up applications, research and development in core and some emerging areas in Computer Science like Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, AI and AI related applications in distributed computing environment, Computer Vision etc. The program also includes advanced level courses in Computer Architecture, Networking, Algorithms, Data Bases, Distributed Computing and Computational Intelligence.

M. Tech. in VLSI Design (Offered at Amritapuri Campus)

Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) Circuit Design is the process of designing a large computer chip (more specifically, an integrated circuit, or IC), using computer-aided design (CAD) tools on a workstation or a personal computer (PC). The course demands learning the principles of VLSI design, designing and fabricating the stateof-the-art VLSI chips, understanding the complete design flow and expertise to design CMOS chips for industrial requirements. The curriculum focuses on employing hierarchical design methods and understanding the design issues at the various levels of hierarchy. Students are exposed to various design softwares in this programme. Also, they learn to design, simulate, implement and test complex digital systems using FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays).

The main objectives of this course are to analyze the electrical and design characteristics of transistors, gates and to study the issues and methodologies involved in the integration of these devices into complex high-performance systems.

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