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Last Date 30Sep, IIT Guwahati BSc (DS & AI), Open To All

Published on : 23-Sep-2023 Powered by

IIT Guwahati is accepting online applications for admission in its first fully online degree programme. It is offering the undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, through the Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

Application deadline: The application last date has been extended upto 30 Sep 2023, through the Coursera portal. Application fee is Rs.500/-.

Eligibility: Class XII or equivalent with at least 60% marks and Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects.

Please note that it is not mandatory to have studied science subjects in 10+2 (or equivalent qualifying examination).

Key points

- The programme will be 100% online and offered on Coursera platform targeting the international learners too. Assessments will be in online proctored mode.

- Designed for working professionals for enhancing their skills on the contemporary technologies as well as for those who have recently completed Class XII.

- Facilitates optional 4-week campus immersion plan for hands-on training at IIT Guwahati.

- Multiple exit options.


Eligible candidates will be required to enrol into an online Course, based on basic Mathematics, developed specifically for this program. Applicants will be ranked using a Composite Score that will be based upon their performance in Class X, XII, and the online course. Admission will be given on the basis of the rank.


Applicants eligible to appear in JEE (Adv) and have registered for it (in any year) will be given direct admission.

Program structure

a) Duration: Minimum duration of the programme is 4 years. It may be extended up to 8 years.

b) Trimester System: There will be 3 terms per year. Duration of each term is about 12 weeks. A gap of about two weeks will be provided after each term.

c) Credit Requirement: Total 299 credits for four-year BSc(Hons).

d) Curriculum Structure: Click here.

e) Multi-Exit System: The students may exit at various points by earning the respective certificate after the successful completion of the required coursework. Following multi-exit options will be made available to the students:

- Advanced Certificate in Data Science and AI (duration normal 1 to max 2 years)

- Diploma in Data Science and AI (duration normal 2 to max 4 years)

- B.Sc. Degree in Data Science and AI (duration normal 3 to max 6 years)

- B.Sc. (Honours) Degree in Data Science and AI (duration normal 4 to max 8 years)

Fee structure

Programme Fee of approx. Rs. 3,49,000 for four-year BSc(Hons) degree as per the following break-up:

Admission Fee: Rs. 50,000. To be paid once at the time of admission.

Course Registration Fee: Rs. 1,000 per credit. To be paid every trimester based on the number of credits registered.

How to apply: Click HERE to apply online.


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