IIT Madras Zanzibar Welcomes Applications for Data Science, AI

IIT Madras Zanzibar Welcomes Applications for Data Science, AI

Last Updated Feb - 14 - 2024, 07:25 PM | Source : NDTV | Visitors : 22

IIT Madras Zanzibar is inviting applications for its BS and MTech programs in Data Science and AI for the academic year 2024-25.
IIT Madras Zanzibar Opens Applications for BS and MTech Programs in Data Science and AI for 2024-25 Academic Year

IIT Madras Zanzibar is now accepting applications for its second batch of students for the academic year 2024-25. The following programs are taking applications for the upcoming academic year: BS in Data Science and AI and MTech in Data Science and AI.

The deadline to apply for the BS program is April 15, 2024. The screening exam will take place on June 9, 2024 (2 pm to 5 pm and 11.30 am to 2.30 pm East African time).

The deadline for applying to the MTech program is March 15, 2024. The screening test for the MTech Program will take place on March 31, 2024 (2 pm to 5 pm Indian time and 11.30 am to 2.30 pm East African time).

An official notification from IIT Madras read, "Due to overwhelming enthusiasm from the student community in India and abroad, the institute is considering an increase in the number of seats for both programs."

In 2024, IIT Madras became the first IIT to establish a full-fledged campus in a foreign country. Interested students can visit the official website of the institute to check complete details about the various stages of the selection process, details of the evaluation, pattern of the screening test, fee structure, important dates, detailed syllabus and eligibility criteria, among other details.

Admission process

Admission to these programs is based on a three-step process.

The first round entails shortlisting applicants based on minimal educational requirements. This method also examines applications based on candidates' co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements. These supplemental abilities have a weightage of 10% and contribute to the first stage of the selection process.

The second stage, a screening exam (IITMZST), assesses candidates' aptitude in a variety of disciplines and bears 60% weightage.

Shortlisted applicants based on stages 1 and 2 are invited for an interview, which is the third stage of the process and has a weightage of 30%.


The online screening examinations will be administered in 19 worldwide sites scattered across various parts of India and the African continent, Middle East and South Asia.

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