IIT-Kharagpur launches 4-year BS programme to replace 5-year integrated MSc. – Education News

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur will offer a new Bachelor of Science (BS) programme from this year onwards. The new four-year programme will replace the already existing five-year integrated Master of Science (MSc) at the institute from this year onwards.

“Those who would like to earn MS degree would be given an option to do so at the end of 6th Semester of the 4-yr BS programme. Accordingly, 7th and 8th semesters would be planned so that a candidate gets an MS degree at the end of the 10th semester,” the institute said in an official statement. 

The BS programme will be offered in the following courses — applied geology, chemistry, economics, exploration geophysics, mathematics and computing, and physics. The institute will also share the detailed syllabus for these courses soon on its official website.

The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur had recently launched Local Startups’ Meet (LSM) 2021 for startup enthusiasts, alpha, and beta stage startups to get connected with industry-leading venture firms, early-stage investors, and prominent entrepreneurs of the country. LSM 2021 will be a month-long event starting from October 16 till the second week of November.

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