M.Tech AI & Data Science

About the Program

Shiv Nadar University Chennai places special emphasis on an industry driven MTech program. It provides state-of-the-art infrastructure and access to existing research and industrial collaborations. Apart from this, it promotes collaboration with funding agencies and other institutions and industries for research. This is a unique MTech program that instills a research aptitude and nurtures a research orientation among postgraduate students even in their first year at the university.

Admissions Procedure
  • •          All candidates who have done a four-year undergraduate course in CSE, IT, AI, and associated fields, MSc integrated course, or a BSc Engineering (four-year course) are eligible for applying to the program.
  • •          A minimum of 60% aggregate shall be the cut-off mark setting for screening the applications.
  • •          The candidates shall go through a two-step selection process, including an online entrance examination followed by an interview.
  • •          The PG students can choose to have a residential or non-residential admission to the course.
  • •          Candidates with a valid GATE score and satisfying the necessary conditions stipulated by the University may be eligible for a scholarship as decided by the concerned authority.
  • •  The students who enroll in the program are strongly encouraged to take up industry internships and projects associated with theindustry

Important Dates:

Online Application Portal Opens: 27.03.2023.
Last date for application: 24.04.2023
Online Written Test: 08.05.2023
Declaration of Online Test Results: 15.05.2023
Interview for shortlisted candidates: 05.06.2023 to 08.06.2023
Final Rank list of selected candidates: 12.06.2023
Dates of admission: 26/06/2023 and 27.06.2023
Commencement of Classes: 10.07.2023
  • Theoretical AI
  • Finance, Economics, and Management
  • Data Science
  • Sensory AI
  • Systems AI
  • Applications
  • Speech technology 
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 
  • High-Performance Computing  
  • Computational Biology
  • Radiogenomics
  • Internet of things and Block Chain Technology  
  • Data Science 
  • Graph theory and its applications 
  • Fibreoptics and Silicon Photonics 
  • Machine Learning & Deep Learning Techniques
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Disorder studies
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computer Vision


Curriculum - Click Here

Apart from the regular job offers for computer science and engineering graduates, the list of job profiles for a graduate in this program would be,
  • Data Engineer / Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Interactive Visualizer / Graphic Designer
  • Big Data Engineer / Architect
  • Database Developer
  • Statistician
  • ML Intelligent System Researcher … to name a few.

Fees Details for M.Tech Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

S.NoNature of FeesAmount
1Application FeesRs. 1,500 (Non-refundable)
Tuition Fees(Per annum)Indian NationalsRs. 1,50,000 (Per annum)
NRIRs. 2,25,000 (Per annum)
Foreign National / OCI / PIO studentsRs. 3,00,000 (Per annum)
3Admission FeesRs. 20,000 (One time, Non-refundable)
4University Caution DepositRs. 20,000 (One time, Refundable)
5Hostel Fees (Only for students who opt for hostel facility on campus)5.1 Hostel Admission FeesRs. 20,000 (One time, Non-refundable)
5.2 Hostel & Mess Caution DepositRs. 7,500 (one time, refundable)
*Electricity Charges will be extra5.3 Hostel Room Rent
**Electricity charges on shared basis5.3.1 Shared room without attached washroomRs. 75,000 (Per annum)
5.3.2. **Air-conditioned shared room without attached washroomRs. 1,06,000 (Per annum
5.3.3. Single room without attached washroomRs. 94,000 (Per annum)
5.3.4 Single room with attached washroomRs. 1,30,000 (Per annum)
5.3.5 *Air-conditioned single room without attached washroomRs. 1,70,000 (Per annum)
5.3.6. *Air-conditioned single room with attached washroomRs. 2,10,000 (Per annum)
5.3.7 *Air-conditioned single room with attached washroom with Balcony and attached toiletRs. 2,20,000 (Per annum)
6Transport Fees (For day scholars)Rs. 68,000 (Per annum)