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IIT offers BTech in Mathematics and Computing

The Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) has launched a new undergraduate engineering course in Mathematics and computing to keep up with the demand for computer graduates with strong mathematical skills.

This 4 year BTech Course in mathematics and computing will consist of 40% Mathematics, 30% core CS and 30% AI-related courses.

The new Btech course is designed to meet the needs of mathematics in scientific investigations and recent technological innovations. The curriculum is designed in such a way that this programme provides a perfect platform for those who seek strong mathematical and analytical components with a specialization in artificial intelligence.

BTech Mathematics and Computing Course Structure (Semester-wise)

Semester – 1

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.MA101Calculus3
2.HS103 or
HS102
Professional English Communication(HS103) or
English Language Skills(HS102)
3
3.NC101NCC I1
4.CY101Chemistry for Engineers4
5.GE103Introduction to Computer Programming & Data Structure4.5
6.GE105Engineering Drawing1.5
7.HS101History of Technology1.5
Total Credits18.5

Semester – 2

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.MA102Linear Algebra, Integral Transforms and Special Functions3
2.MAXXY or
MAXXZ
Program Core (3 ) or
Program-Specific General Engineering
3
3.NC102 or
NO102 or
NS102
NCC II or
NSO II or
NSS II
1
4.PH101Physics for Engineers5
5.GE104Introduction to Electrical Engineering3
6.GE102Workshop Practice2
7.GE101Technology Museum Lab1
Total Credits18

Semester- 3

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.CS201Data Structures4
2.MA411Real Analysis3
3.MA201Differential Equations3
4.EE201Signals and Systems3
5.NCIII/NOIII/NSIIINCC/NSO/NSS1
6.HS201 / GE108Economics / Basic Electronics3 /
3
7.GE107 / GE109Tinkering Lab / Introduction to Engineering Products1.5/
1
Total Credits18 or 18.5

Semester- 4

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.MA204Introduction to Numerical Analysis3
2.MA426Theory of computation3
3.MA205Computing Lab2
4.MA202Probability and Statistics3
5.HS202 / BM101Human Geography and Societal Needs /
Biology for Engineers
3 /
3
6.NCIV/NOIV/NSIVNCC/NSO/NSS1
7.HS201 / GE108Economics/ Basic Electronics3 /
3
8.GE107 / GE109Tinkering Lab / Introduction to Engineering Products1.5 /
1
Total Credits19 or 19.5

Semester- 5

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.MA514Analysis & Design of Algorithms3
2.MA515Foundations of Data Science4
3.MA301Computational Algebra3
4.HS202 / BM101Human Geography and Societal Needs
/ Biology for Engineers
3 /
3
5.HS301 / GE111Industrial Management
/ Introduction to Environmental Science & Engineering
3
6.HS104Professional Ethics [about 50% students]1.5
Total Credits16 or 17.5

Semester- 6

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.MA302Optimization Techniques3
2.MA303Computing Lab-II2
3.CS503Machine Learning4
4.CP301Development Engineering Project3
5.HS301 / GE111Industrial Management
/ Introduction to Environmental Science & Engineering
3
6.HS104Professional Ethics [about 50% students]1.5
Total Credits    
 
Summer Vacation following Semester 6
Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.II301Industrial Internship and Comprehensive Viva Voce
(70% weightage for 8-week full internship and 30% for comprehensive viva on program fundamentals)
3.5
Total Credits3.5
\

Semester- 7

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.CP302Capstone Project I3
ELECTIVE COURSES
2.HSXXXAn English Language/Literature elective course in either 7th or 8th sem
for students who had “English Language Skills” in 1st Semester
3
3.BMXXX /MAXXX
/CYXXX /PHXXX
Science Maths Elective I3
4.MAXXXProgram Elective I3
5.XXXXXAny extra credits taken under HS Elective
/Program Elective/Science Maths Elective
3
Total Credits15 Credits

Semester- 8

Sr.Course CodeCourse NameCredits
1.CP303Capstone Project II3
ELECTIVE COURSES
2.HSXXXAn English Language/Literature elective course in either 7th or 8th sem
for students who had “English Language Skills” in 1st Semester
3
3.BMXXX /MAXXX
/CYXXX /PHXXX
Science Maths Elective II3
4.MAXXXProgram Elective II3
5.XXXXXAny extra credits taken under HS Elective
/Program Elective/Science Maths Elective
3
Total Credits15 Credits

Admission to all three programmes will be done on the basis of JEE Advanced score. Additionally, candidates must have completed class 12 (or equivalent) examination from any recognised state or central board.

BTech in Mathematics and Computing Elective Subjects

  1. Foundation of Data Science
  2. Data Mining
  3. Deep Learning
  4. Finance Mathematics
  5. Time Series Analysis
  6. Graph Theory
  7. Number Theory & Cryptography
  8. Functional Analysis
  9. Computational Partial Differential Equations
  10. Randomized Algorithms
  11. Game Theory
  12. Stochastic Process and Monte Carlo Simulation
  13. Applied Statistics
  14. Operating systems
  15. Data Base Management System
  16. Computer Architecture
  17. Approximation Algorithm
  18. Fuzzy Logic & Application
  19. Matrix Computation
  20. Applied Linear Algebra
  21. Complex Analysis
  22. Dynamical Systems
  23. Artificial Intelligence
  24. Algorithmic graph theory
  25. Combinatorial optimization
  26. Graphical Models
  27. Computer Vision
  28. Network Science
  29. Computational PDE
  30. Computational Fluid Dynamics
  31. Fluid Dynamics
  32. Advanced Data Structures

BTech in Mathematics and Computing – Career Prospects

Studies from IIT state that graduates of BTech in Mathematics and Computing will get great career opportunities in companies related to information technology, banking & finance, and machine learning-assisted technologies.