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MSc CS FOSS Admission 2015 @ Anna University Chennai

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MSc CS FOSS Admission 2015 @ Anna University Chennai

Anna University, Chennai invites applications for MSc CS FOSS for the year 2015.

MSc CS FOSS is conducted by Anna University, Chennai

DURATION : Four Semesters

MSc CS FOSS Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
A pass in any Bachelor Degree*

=> The candidate should have studied Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level or Mathematics at HSC level.

=> The Bachelor Degree must have been obtained through 10+2+3 pattern.
1. Candidate who can produce either Provisional or Degree Certificate and all semester Mark Sheets at the time of admission can only apply.
2. Those who have obtained their U.G Degree by undergoing the course in “Off campus” system are not eligible.
3. Those who have recently enrolled themselves for some other P.G Programme and undergoing the Programme are not eligible.

Application Procedure for MSc CS FOSS:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

Application should be filed Online. A hardcopy of the application filed on-line with candidate’s signature and photograph in the space provided
should be sent along with a Demand Draft for `100/- drawn in favour of the “Director, Centre for Distance Education, Anna University,
Chennai” payable at Chennai. Last date for receipt of hardcopy of application is 14.03.2015. Applications should reach “The Director,
Centre for Distance Education, Anna University, Chennai 600 025”on or before the last date specified.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of MSc CS FOSS:

Candidates are required to submit following:
Certificates to be produced at the time of admission Following certificates in original and a copy of the said certificates should be produced at the time of admission.
i) SSLC or its equivalent
ii) HSc or its equivalent
iii) Degree Certificate (or) Provisional Certificate
iv) Mark Sheets of all the Semesters / Years of the Bachelor’s Degree Examinations based on which admission is sought
v) Transfer and Conduct Certificate from the Institution last studied

For detailed information regarding application procedure, applications, eligibility and other related information, candidates should refer the official notification. Please visit for further reference.

Fee Details:

8.1 Payable at the time of admission
Rs. 29,500/- (for candidates whose Bachelor Degree is from a University in Tamil Nadu).
Rs. 30,000/- (for candidates whose Bachelor Degree is from a University outside Tamil Nadu)
The above fee is inclusive of refundable Caution Deposit of Rs.3,500/-.

MSc CS FOSS Important Dates:

MSc CS FOSS Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Issue of Application forms : 24th November 2014
  • Last date of Issue of Application form and receipt of Completed Applcations : 14th March 2015

Courses Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Science – Free/Open Source Software. (M.Sc. – (CS - FOSS))

Contact Details

For more details please contact
The Director, Centre for Distance Education,
Anna University,
Chennai – 600 025.
Phone: 044- 2235 7216, 21
64502506, 64502507, 64502508
Website :
Exclusive Email address for admission
Email ID: di[email protected]

2. The Coordinator
Education & Training Programs
AU-KBC Research Centre
M.I.T Campus of Anna University
Chromepet, Chennai – 600044
Ph. 044-22232701, 9791011202
Email ID: [email protected]
Website :

Anna University, Chennai
Anna University was established on 4th September 1978 as a unitary type of University. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology and allied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society.Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained therefrom, it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities.The University was formed by bringing together and integrating two well-known technical institutions in the city of Madras.

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