Program

This M.Tech program aims to create market and design-aware technologists equipped with the knowledge to conceptualize, define, design technology products and connect them with business markets. It also addresses Indian IT industry challenges and factors in India-specific parameters to solve problems through technology and tech products.
The PDM program enables the creation of new products, startups as well as groom IT professionals aspiring to become technology product managers for tech companies, specifically around Information Technology. The curriculum is designed to create postgraduates who understand the convergence of technology, design, markets, and product business.

focus areas

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Products
ICT products are used to communicate information in a digital form. There are various types of ICT products for Digital Transformations, Retail systems, Banking Systems Education, Web-based, Mobile and Online Classroom learning to become more interactive, visualisable and accessible means. These processes are adopted to make innovative techniques for creating a smart learning environment to nurture young talent.
IoT – Internet of Things
Machine – Machine and Person – Computer communications will be extended to things from everyday household objects to sensors & monitoring devices. Everything around us falls within communications range, heralding the dawn of new era, one in which todays internet (of data and people) gives way to tomorrow’s “Internet of Things”.
Wearable Computing
Wearable computing has been experiencing growth with exciting products in the fields of medicine, sports, fitness, and entertainment. It poses new challenges and opportunities for people to design, interact, communicate and experience the environment around them.

Curriculum - Full Time

Semester 1

Course name
Credits
Design Thinking - Research to Define
2
Design Thinking - Ideate to Evaluate
2
User Research Methods
2
Product Management 101
2
Business Fundamentals #1
4
Business Fundamentals #2
2
Bridge / Technology / Systems Elective
4
Product Development Project & Seminars
2
Total Credits
18

Semester 2

Course name
Credits
Product Design Elective #1
2
Product Design Elective #2
2
Product Design Elective #3
2
Business Finance
2
Business Elective #1
2
Business Elective #2
2
Business Elective #3
2
Product Development Project & Seminars
2
Total Credits
16

Semester 3

Course name
Credits
Technology / Systems / Open Elective
4
Product Development Project & Seminars
12
Total Credits
16

Semester 4

Course name
Credits
Technology / Systems / Open Elective
4
Product Development Project & Seminars
12
Total Credits
16
Total credits for M.Tech PDM: 66

Product Design Electives:
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Interaction Design
  • Product Design Workshop
  • Design of Wearable Systems
  • Game Design and Engineering (GDE)
Business/Entrepreneurship Electives:
  • Technology Product Entrepreneurship 1 & 2
  • Organizational Operations
  • Product Markets 1 & 2
Bridge/Technology/Systems Electives (representative set – other courses may be included)
  • Software Systems Development (SSD)
  • Software Engineering (SE)
  • ICTs for Development course
  • Introduction To UAV Design
  • Computational Social Science.
  • Information Security Audit and Assurance
Apart from these courses, any other course (course code above 400) offered at IIIT-H maybe taken as an Open Elective or as a Bridge/Technology/Systems Elective with the consent of the Program Head.

    Academic Performance

  • Minimum CGPA of 6.0 needed to receive the M.Tech degree.

    Residency Requirements:

  • Full-time students: Minimum 4 semesters and Maximum 6 semesters to complete the graduation requirements, failing which they will be terminated from the program.
  • "M.Tech program may be pursued concurrently with your work": Currently, this option is available for Industry / Self sponsored candidates & Startups.

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