Scope This is a two-year programme in Quality Management and its applications with a special emphasis on Quantitative Methods. It also includes Dissertation in the third semester and a live Project work in the fourth semester under the direct guidance of the faculty. The programme offers a flexible format for those who want to meet specific educational and career objectives. Students aspiring to undertake this programme will enhance their career options by gaining the contemporary knowledge and perspective required of Quality Analysts, Quality Managers and those who are responsible for one or more aspects of quality improvement.
The first two semesters will be offered at Bengaluru whereas the third semester will be at Hyderabad. The Project work in the fourth semester will be at a centre of the institute depending on the location of the project assigned to the student.
Eligibility In order to be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have
- a three-year Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subject, or
- a BE/ B Tech degree in any discipline.
Selection Procedure Selection of candidates to this programme, including the sponsored ones, will be based on performance in written tests and subsequent interview. The written admission tests will comprise of multiple-choice and/or descriptive questions in Mathematics at the undergraduate level.
There is a provision for sponsorship by government, semi-government, public sector undertakings, autonomous institutions and commercial/ industrial organizations, which can sponsor candidates from their establishments, provided they satisfy the eligibility requirements. The Institute, at its discretion, may apply a different criterion for such candidates. A candidate would be considered sponsored only if the employer gives him/her leave and full salary for the entire duration of the programme. Sponsored candidates will not receive any stipend and their sponsors will have to pay a tuition fee of Rs.20,000/- per year.