Q1. What is M.Sc. in Data Science and Management program?

  • - MSc in Data Science and Management is a master’s level full-time degreeprogram offered jointly by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)Amritsar and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar. On successfulcompletion, the student is awarded an MSc degree in Data Science andManagement.

Q2. What is the duration of the program?

  • The M.Sc. in Data Science and Management program is a two years longresidential program. The program is divided into four semesters. Thestudents will spend their semesters 1 and 2 at IIT Ropar and semesters 3and 4 at IIM Amritsar. Throughout the program, the students will be taughtby the faculties of both IIM Amritsar and IIT Ropar.

Q3. I am from a non-engineering background. Can I apply for the program?

  • Yes. Anyone with a bachelor’s or master’s degree involving management,mathematics, computer sciences, or allied courses can apply for theprogram.

Q4. Which entrance exam scores are considered for admission to the M.Sc. program?

  • We accept CAT, GATE, GRE, GMAT, and JAM scores for shortlistingcandidates for personal interview. However, we require applicants tosubmit test scores that are no more than three years old.

Q5. What degree will I get after completing the program?

  • You will be awarded an M.Sc. in Data Science and Management degreeafter successful completion of the program. The degree will be issuedjointly by IIM Amritsar and IIT Ropar.

Q6. What is the application fee?

  • The candidate has to pay Rs 1000/- as an application fee. The applicationfee for SC/ST candidates is Rs 500/-. The amount is non-refundable.

Q7. What is the cost of the program?

  • The programme fees shall cover Tuition, Course Material, Library, IT &Computer, Hostel, Students' Activities, and Placement Support. The messand personal expenses are not included in the above fees.
  • The First, Second, Third, and Fourth Semester fees will be Rs. ThreeLakhs and Sixty Three Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty only (Rs.3,63,250/-) for each semester, and the amount will be payable before theregistration of each semester.
  • A non-refundable Application fee of Rs. Thousand (1000/-) (Rs. 500/- forcandidates belonging to SC/ST category) will be payable online whilesubmitting the application.
  • Offer Acceptance Fees of Rs. Fifty Thousand (Rs. 50,000/-) will bepayable while accepting the offer. It will be adjusted towards the Semester1 fees.
  • Caution Deposit of Rs. Twenty-Five Thousand (25,000/-) will be payablebefore registration. Caution Deposit may be refunded uponcompletion/leaving the program after adjustment of dues, if any.
  • The Mess Fee, which will be as per actuals, will be collected by therespective institutes where the student will be residing, as per their existingnorms . Mess Fee is not included in the Total Program Fee.

Payment Schedule



Payment schedule

Application Fees

Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- for candidates

belonging to SC/ST category)

At the time of application

Offer Acceptance Fees

Rs. 50,000/-

As mentioned in the offer letter (tentatively around 30 June 2024)

Caution Deposit

Rs. 25,000/-

At the time of Semester 1 Registration

Semester 1 Fees*

Rs. 3,13,250/-

At the time of Semester 1 Registration

Semester 2 Fees

Rs. 3,63,250/-

At the time of Semester 2 Registration

Semester 3 Fees

Rs. 3,63,250/-

At the time of Semester 3 Registration

Semester 4 Fees

Rs. 3,63,250/-

At the time of Semester 4 Registration


* Semester 1 fees of Rs. Three Lakhs and Sixty Three Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty only(Rs. 3,63,250/-) includes the offer acceptance fee of Rs. 50,000/-