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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.
  • Those who have appeared for the final examinations may also apply. However, they need to secure 60% marks in aggregate
  • 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
For industry professionals
  • Professionals currently working in the industry, with CSE, IT, AI and associated fields are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates from other branches of Engineering, who have worked in AI based projects in industry, are also encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates shall spend the first two semesters in regular mode on campus.  
  • Candidates can execute their project work in the second year at their place of work. They shall meet the credit requirements for the second year by taking MOOCS courses.
  • A minimum of 60% aggregate shall be the cut-off mark setting for screening of applications.
  • Candidates shall submit relevant approval documents from the employer for enrolment to the course.

Important Dates:

Online Application Portal Opens: 27.03.2023.
Last date for application: 09.06.2023
Online Written Test: 19.06.2023
Declaration of Online Test Results: 26.06.2023
Interview for shortlisted candidates: 04.07.2023 to 07.07.2023
Final Rank list of selected candidates: 14.07.2023
Dates of admission: 24/07/2023 and 25.07.2023
Commencement of Classes:  Will be announced soon
  • 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 FeeRs. 1,500 (Non-refundable)
2Tuition Fees(Per annum)Indian Nationals


Foreign National / OCI / PIO students
Rs. 1,50,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 2,25,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 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 in campus)

*Electricity Charges will be extra
**Electricity charges on shared basis
5.1 Hostel Admission Fees

5.2 Hostel Room Rent
5.2.1 Shared room without attached washroom

5.2.2. **Air-conditioned shared room without attached washroom

5.2.3. Single room without attached washroom

5.2.4 Single room with attached washroom

5.2.5 *Air-conditioned single room without attached washroom

5.2.6. *Air-conditioned single room with attached washroom

5.2.7 *Air-conditioned single room with attached washroom with Balcony

Rs. 20,000 (One time, Non-refundable)

Rs. 75,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 1,06,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 94,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 1,30,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 1,70,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 2,10,000 (Per annum)

Rs. 2,20,000 (Per annum)
Caution Deposit

Rs. 7500

Rs. 10,000

Rs. 9500

Rs. 13000

Rs. 17000

Rs. 21000

Rs. 22000
6Transport Fees (For day scholars)Rs. 68,000 (Per annum)