NIT Surathkal Admission 2022: The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) Surathkal started new Program, B Tech in computational and data science. The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) Surathkal will offer ‘computational and data science,’ as a new course, from this academic year. With this, the premier technical institution will offer a total of 11 B. Tech courses.
The course is designed by the department of mathematical and computational sciences. Last year, it added an UG programme in artificial intelligence, which is one of the courses in emerging technologies.
R Madhusudhan, HoD, said that the course will build a strong foundation, both theoretical and practical, needed for a deep understanding and application of data science and scientific computing, as well as mathematical and statistical modelling. Secondly, it will help produce competent professionals, catering to the needs of academia, research and development organisations, industries, and financial institutions, among others.
Finally, it will provide opportunities for prospective students, to study in accordance with the principles outlined in the National Education Policy 2020.
The four-year course will have a total of 160 credits, that includes foundation courses (38 credits); programme core (70); elective courses (30); major project (6) and mandatory learning courses (16). “There is a huge demand for data science professionals for research-related activities.
This course will generate industry-ready professionals,” said Madhusudhan. Career options include data scientist, analyst, architect, engineer, business intelligence developer applications, infrastructure architect, database designer and database administrator. Ravindranath, registrar, NITK Surathkal , said that the total intake for the course is 30 seats. The course is approved by the ministry of education and added to JEE Main . Course outcomes.
To understand the role of mathematics in scientific computing, analysis of data, and data science. To obtain a strong foundation in mathematics, that is both relevant and contemporary. To apply such acquired knowledge, to solve real-world problems in computing, one must gain proficiency and efficiency in the analysis and application of data science. To provide opportunities for students to customise their studies, in line with NEP 2020. As per report.