DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
(Sponsored by DST- FIST)
Computer Science (with Specialization in Digital Image Computing)
Approved by AICTE
The Department of Computer Science, University of Kerala offers two PG
programmes in Computer Science, an M. Tech. and a M. Sc. It has a
strong doctoral research programme in Computer Science. Major Research
projects in frontier areas like Image Processing, Artificial
Intelligence, Fuzzy Systems, etc. are being carried out in the
Department. This AICTE approved M. Tech. is a four-semester programme
with specialization in Digital Image Computing. The programme runs
under the Credit and Semester System. The Department has specialized
modern computing environment with Network facility established with
support of various funding agencies.
No. of Seats: (as approved by AICTE) Open 10;
Sponsored 5; SC / ST 3
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology with at least 55% marks
in one of the following branches: Computer Science and Engineering /
Electronics Engineering / Electrical Engineering from the University of
Kerala or equivalent recognized degree of a recognized University OR
First Class Master’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Application
from the University of Kerala or equivalent recognized Degree by AICTE
/ UGC / CSIR.
Admissions for Non-sponsored category of students will be made on the
basis of valid GATE score.
Candidates for sponsored seats will also be governed by the
(i) Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology (in
branches mentioned above) with at least 55% marks from AICTE approved
institutions. Preference will be given to candidates who have qualified
(ii) A minimum two-years of full time work experience
in a registered firm / company / industry / educational and research
institution / any Government Department or Government Autonomous
Organization in the relevant field.
(iii) Less than 45 years of age as on 1st day of the
year of admission.
1. When GATE qualified candidates are not available,
admission will be given to Non-GATE candidates on merit. Such
admissions will be based on an entrance test conducted by the
Department. Ranking will be done on the basis of marks obtained in the
qualifying examination and the entrance test in the ratio 40 : 60. In
case of Sponsored candidates ranking will be done on the following
Qualifying exams: 40%, Entrance exams: 50%,
Experience: 10% weightages.
(First two years 0%, each additional year carries 2% subject to maximum
of 10 marks).
2. Along with application, a sponsored candidate shall
produce a letter from the employer stating that the candidate is being
sponsored to get admission to M. Tech. programme. The employer should
also indicate that the candidate will not be withdrawn mid way till the
completion of the course.
Students with valid GATE score may be provided with scholarship by
AICTE / MHRD subject to availability of funding.
1. Tuition fee (per Semester) Rs. 8500/-
2. Laboratory fee (per Semester) Rs. 1000/-
3. Library fee (per Semester) Rs. 500/-
4. Stationary fee (per Semester) Rs. 500/-
5. Learning material (per Semester) Rs. 250/-
6. Caution Deposit Library (Refundable) Rs. 500/-
7. Caution Deposit Laboratory (Refundable) Rs. 2000/-
8. Internet charges (per year) Rs. 500/-
9. Affiliation fee Rs. 300/-
Other Special fees as approved by University.
* Subject to revision by the University of Kerala.
Sponsored candidates: In addition to the fees mentioned above, a
sponsorship fee Rs. 15,000/- per annum will be levied on the sponsored
HOW TO APPLY
(i) Requests for application forms may be addressed to
The Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science, University of
Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 581. The request should
be sent along with the pay-in-slip of University Cash Counter or
crossed DD issued by any branch of SBT or SBI or District Co-operative
banks, drawn in favour of The Finance Officer, University of Kerala,
payable at Thiruvananthapuram. The registration fee and fee for
application form for M. Tech. is Rs. 300/-. In case the candidates
choose to send a DD, he / she should send a DD for Rs. 310/- and the
name of person for whom the remittance is made and the purpose of
remittance should be stated on the back of the DD. Request for
application through post should be accompanied by self-addressed,
(ii) The application correctly filled along with
attested copies of mark lists of all examinations (semesters /years)
should reach “The Professor & Head, Department of Computer Science,
University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 581” on or
before 15th July 2008.
(iii) Application form issued to a candidate is not
transferable to another person.
DEPARTMENT OF OPTOELECTRONICS
KARIAVATTOM – 695 581., THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Ph. 0471 2412167
in Electronics and Communication (Optoelectronics and Optical
Approved by AICTE
The Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala, was
established in 1995 and offers M. Tech. and M. Phil. courses. Also this
department has a very strong Doctoral Research programmes in the areas
of Laser Technology, Fiber Optics and Fiber Optic Sensors, Photonic
materials, Laser spectroscopy, Holography and Speckle Interferometry
and Laser remote sensing. This department has a well equipped M. Tech.
laboratory and a very good reference library.
DURATION OF COURSE
Two years (Four semesters under credit and semester system)
NUMBERS OF SEATS
Total numbers of seats available is 18 (eighteen), out of which 10
(ten) are for open category, 5 (five) for sponsored category and 3
(three) for SC/ST category.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
At least a second class B.E/B. Tech. or equivalent degree with 55%
marks in Electronics/Electrical and Electronics/Electronics and
Communication Engineering, Applied Electronics and Instrumentation or
M. Sc.. Degree in Physics/Applied Physics/Electronic Science or
Electronics of the University of Kerala or equivalent. Minimum marks in
the qualifying examination for the SC/ST candidates are 50%. Admission
for non-sponsored category of students will be made on the basis of
GATE score. When GATE qualified candidates are not available, admission
will be given to Non-GATE candidates on merit. Such admissions will be
based on an entrance test conducted by the Department and the marks
secured in the qualifying examination.
Candidates for sponsored seats must have a minimum experience of two
years in relevant field and must be sponsored by the
industry/training/research organizations. Maximum age for the sponsored
candidate is fixed as 45 years as on the 1st day of the year of
admission. A sponsorship fee of Rs. 15,000/- per year should be
remitted by the sponsored candidates. Out of the 5 seats reserved under
sponsored quota, 2 seats are reserved for candidates sponsored by
Ministry of Defence, Government of India. Along with application,
sponsored candidates should produce a letter from the employer stating
that the candidate is being sponsored to get admission to M. Tech.
Programme. The employer should also certify that the candidate will not
be withdrawn mid way till the completion of the course.
Out of the 10 open seats, 5 seats will be allotted to M. Sc.. students
and 5 seats will be allotted to B. Tech. students. If sufficient
numbers of candidates are not available from one category, those seats
will be allotted to the candidates from the general list.
EXISTING FEE STRUCTURE FOR
THE M. TECH. PROGRAMME.
1. Tuition fee : Rs. 8500/- (per semester)
2. Laboratory fee : Rs. 1000/- (per semester)
3. Laboratory and Material fee : Rs. 2500/- (per year)
4. Library fee : Rs. 500/- (per semester)
5. Stationery fee : Rs. 1000/- (per semester)
6. Internet charges : Rs. 500/- (one time fee)
7. Learning materials : Rs. 250/- (one time fee)
8. Caution deposit: Library : Rs. 2000/- (refundable)
9. Caution deposit: Laboratory : Rs. 3000/- (refundable)
10. Affiliation fee : Rs. 300/- (one time fee)
11. Admission fee : Rs. 200/- (one time fee)
12. Sponsorship fee : Rs. 30,000/- (Can be paid in 2 equal installments
of Rs. 15, 000/- per year)
13 Other Special fees : Rs 670/- (per year)
The candidates selected under sponsored quota should remit Rs. 15,000/-
at the commencement of each academic year in addition to the regular
tuition fee and other fees.
Note: If a candidate joined for M. Tech. Course
discontinues after the date of closing of admission to respective year
is liable to remit the entire fee for one year.
Application forms can be obtained from “The
Professor & Head, Department of Optoelectronics, Kariavattom,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 581” on handing over the Challan
receipt of university cash counters at Kerala University Office Complex
Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram or Kariavattom Campus by remitting the cost
of application form and registration fee of Rs.500/-. Candidates who
desire to obtain the application form by post have to apply along with
stamped self addressed envelope with a Demand Draft of Rs.510/- in
favour of Finance Officer, University of Kerala,
Thiruvananthapuram, from SBI, SBT or District Co-operative
banks payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Filled up application along with
the attested true copies of following certificates:-
2. Plus two
3. B. Tech./M. Tech. degree certificates and mark lists of all semesters
4. Conduct certificate
5. Transfer Certificate (TC)
6. Eligibility (for degrees other than that of University of Kerala)
7. Caste certificate (for availing reservation)
8. Income certificate (for availing reservation)
should reach The Professor & Head, Department of
Optoelectronics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram
- 695 581.
Application form issued to a candidate is not transferable to another
Last date of receipt of
application is 15-07-2008.
Professor & Head
to M. Tech. for the year 2008
Last Date: 15.07.2008
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
The AICTE approved M. Tech. Programme in Technology Management
specialises in Technology Management by covering areas like Technology
Forecasting and Assessment as well as Mathematical / Computer
Modelling, Expert System etc. The Department is located in the Senate
Hall Campus of the University at Palayam.
2. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
B. Tech. Degree or equivalent in any branch of engineering with at
least 55% marks.
3. MODE OF SELECTION
Admission is based on the GATE score of the candidates. In the absence
of sufficient GATE qualified candidates, the admission will be based on
an entrance test of 90 minutes duration conducted by the University.
Out of fifteen seats five seats are reserved for candidates working in
industry and other research organizations who should be sponsored by
their respective organizations. The reservation for SC/ST and other
categories will be as per University rules.
4. DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME
The Programme shall spread over four semesters (2 Years)
5. HOW TO APPLY
Application can obtained from the Head of the Department of Futures
studies by producing a DD for Rs.300/- (including registration fee)
from SBT / SBI / District Co-operative Bank drawn in favour of the
Finance Officer, University of Kerala OR a University Challan for Rs.
300/-. A self addressed stamped envelop (for Rs. 10/-) should be sent
along with the request for application. Completed application should
reach the Head of the Department of Futures studies on before 15.07.2008.