Master of Philosophy in Computer Science


Master of Philosophy in Computer Science will be a flagship programme offered by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala, aims at high standards in basic and applied sciences, technology, management and information system. The programme focuses on a broad grasp of philosophical approach in Computer Science and IT, Research Methodology and Trends in Computer Science and a deep understanding of the area of specialization, an innovative ability to solve new problems, and a capacity to learn continually and interact with trans-disciplinary groups.

The duration of the programme is 1 year and the courses are carefully designed to attain theoretical,technical and research aspects that enable them to grow into competent, seasoned professionals.


Qualifying examination/degree for the admission for the M Phil- CS degree course is M. Sc/M C A/ M.Tech in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Computational Sciences/Geo-informatics or equivalent having minimum of three courses in CS/IT in the qualifying examination with at least 60% aggregate marks, or CGPA of above 6.5 in 10 points, or equivalent on the above
mentioned subjects.

Course objective:

  • Develop scholars into mature researchers, able to make original scientific contributions that have both practical significance and a rigorous, elegant theoretical grounding that underpins the various areas of Computer Science and IT.
  • To impart sound knowledge in Computer Science and interdisciplinary areas with Science, Technology and Management related to Information Systems andtheir applications in relevant fields with the latest technologies.Build a pool of technically and scientifically qualified manpower to build astrong scientific community
  • Motivate and orient youngsters to do research with proper baseline.
  • Develop professionals and teachers with strong analytical and synthesizing capability with innovative and creative thinking that can instill to student community to develop a strong Scientific community

Application Fee:

Demand Draft for Rs. 250/- for General Category Candidates and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST Category (non-refundable) drawn in favour of Director, IIITM-K, payable at Trivandrum. All category of applicants need to pay the fee.

Course Fee:

The course fee for M.Phil programme is Rs 60,000/-. The fee is payable in two equal installments of Rs. 30000/-

Number of Seats :

The number of seats for this program is 15.