The Institute offers MSc in Computer Science in four different specializations and M. Phil programmes in Computer Science, and Ecological Informatics. The objective is to develop human resources with core competence in thrust areas of Computer Science with sound knowledge of theory and with hands-on training in cutting-edge technologies. Each MSc programme comprises of full-time 4-semesters, including a major project in the final semester and a two minor projects in the second and third semester thereby allowing the students to specialise in the areas of their interests.

IIITM-K has a good track record of placing its students in top-notch IT industries and research organizations.

Courses Offerred

Computer Science


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Computer Science & Ecological Informatics


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Selection Procedure

All master’s programmes (MSc and MPhil) are affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT).

Admission to MSc programmes will be based on IIITM-K Common Admission Test (ITCAT) / valid GATE score and admissions to M.Phil programmes will be based on IIITM-K Research Aptitude Test (ITRAT) / valid GATE or NET score.

Final year students can also apply for all the courses.


Govt. of India scholarships available for SC/ST students.

All the Candidates seeking admission to the various programs of IIITM-K have to apply on-line. Admission to the IIITM-K programs will be subject to the selected candidate fulfilling the prescribed eligibility criteria and completing all the formalities of the admission process.

Test Centres

Kerala: Calicut, Cochin, Kottayam, Perinthalmanna, Thodupuzha, Pathanamthitta, Trivandrum, Kasargod, Palakkad
Other Cities: Chennai, Madurai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, New Delhi, Patna.

If sufficient number of applications are not received for a centre, the institute reserves the right to cancel the said centre and shift the applicants of that centre to another nearest centre.

Admission Calendar

Online Registration 28th  March 2018
Last date for Online Registration 31st May 2018
Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) 5th June 2018
Admit Card (Online only) 5th  June 2018
Written Entrance Examination for all PG Programmes 10th June 2018
Result of Written Entrance Examination 16th June 2018
Counselling 25th June 2018