The M.S. (Research) programme will comprise of 15 credits of the course work and 36 credits of the researchwork. In this program, an SRC is formed for the student, whose advisor helps the student select the courses tailored to the student’s research topic. The coursework, consistent with Institute norms, will equal 51 credits, including thesis, of which the first year will be devoted to coursework. Conversion to Ph.D. is also possible.

The course structure of the programme is detailed below: