MS in Computer and Information Technology

Purdue University

West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
MS in Computer and Information Technology
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • By default, all Computer and Information Technology (CIT) graduate students are admitted to the thesis option; therefore, a thesis is required
  • The M.S. degree in Computer and Information Technology is designed to be very flexible. which allows each student to tailor his or her degree to their own professional and research interests
  • Student has the option to complete the degree with a specialization in cyberforensics 
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2150766 INR
Hostel & Meals806519 INR
Insurance96970 INR
Application Fee5493 INR
Total908982 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Students must have completed baccalaureate degree in computer science, information technology, computer engineering, information systems, informatics, or another computer-related field of study with 3.0 GPA out of 4.0
  • Students should have earned 15-18 credit hours of computational coursework
ExamsTOEFL: 80
Reading 19, Listening 14, Speaking 18, and Writing 18
IELTS: 6.5
Reading: 6.5, Listening: 6.0, Speaking: 6.0, Writing: 5.5
GMAT: Accepted

GRE: Accepted
Expected GRE scores: Above the 50th percentile
Additional info
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • A detailed, reflective Statement of Purpose highlighting career goals, capabilities to be developed, and a self-assessment highlighting both strengths and weaknesses
  • A writing sample that documents a high level of competence in written communication such as a prior thesis, research paper or report, or other significant personally written product
  • A detailed resume’ or vita that describes your education, work history, significant skills, etc. in 1 - 5 pages
  • At least three letters of recommendation from faculty or individuals with an earned masters or doctoral degree
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