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Academic Delivery
  • Prompt delivery of coursewares
  • Easy fee payments with EMI options
  • Program semester fee : ₹ 19,000


ease of learning
  • EduNxt to supplement the Self Learning Material
  • Faculty sessions conducted for students
  • Ease of scheduling exam


  • SMU offers career-oriented programs via its Directorate of Distance Education, and these programs are delivered through self-learning study materials and online support.”

    Dr Ramdas M Pai Pro Chancellor

  • SMU-DE offers its UGC approved Master of Science (Information Technology) [M.Sc. (IT)] Program for Graduates of any discipline from a recognized university. Awarded the ‘Best University in Distance Learning’ by ASSOCHAM INDIA, SMU-DE offers the M.Sc. (IT) course through distance learning mode. The duration of the course is a minimum of 2 years (4 semesters) and a maximum of 4 years.


    The M.Sc. (IT) course syllabus is developed in consultation with industry experts and academicians, ensuring global standards and relevance of course in varied industries alike. The course is aimed at boosting the career of IT professionals by upgrading their qualifications with a Master’s Degree. 


    The regularly updated Self-Learning Materials (SLM) form the core of the M.Sc. (IT) Program. Learners receive them in printed form at the beginning of their course. Furthermore, to enable anytime-anywhere learning, they are also made available in digital formats through EduNxtTM, an online learning platform.


    The M.Sc. (IT) Degree from SMU-DE is ideal for working IT professionals who do not want a break in their career, and have limited time to study. The course design fits seamlessly into their life. The Program is also strengthened by tech-powered learning, dedicated academic advisors, and a robust alumni network — the three pillars that help SMU-DE stay ahead of the rest.


    The tech-powered academic delivery of SMU-DE is further strengthened by the SMU-DE Learning App. The App hosts short and descriptive videos, helping the learners grasp new concepts. Features like Summary Cards, Performance Tracker, Peer Quizzes, etc., make sure that the learners can track their overall progress anytime. These features assure that the learners are exam-ready throughout the course.

    The M.Sc. (IT) Program of SMU-DE is aimed at the continuous and targeted growth of learners. The learners gain from the course by: 

    • Learning integrated set of IT skills
    • Learning the theoretical and practical knowledge required to design large and complex Computer Applications
    • Embracing the future developments and retaining professional relevance
    • Building a strong foundation of Computer Systems and Information Technology
    • Gaining dexterity in advanced programming languages and building sophisticated software for a wide area of applications
    • Working with high-end applications in Internet Technologies
    • Acquiring managerial ability required to analyze, design, develop and maintain software development

    The M.Sc. (IT) course fee and other course details may be referred in the adjacent tabs or sections below. 

    Scope of SMU-DE M. Sc. (IT)

    Most graduates of Bachelors of Science (Information Technology) continue their education with a degree in M.Sc (IT). The Master’s Degree further improves the skills of the learners, thus raising their chances of landing a job of choice. M.Sc. (IT) Degree holders are preferred in industries like Information Technology, Telecom, E-commerce and so on.


    SMU-DE’s M.Sc (IT) is designed to provide a complete theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the topics to the learners. The subjects covered in the syllabus include Programming, Software Engineering, Project Management, Database Management, Information Security and so on. With enhanced skills, various opportunities open up for the M.Sc. (IT) postgraduates from SMU-DE.


    The career opportunities available after finishing your M.Sc (IT) distance education in India include Computer Information Specialist, Database Administrator, System Analyst, System Administrator and Hardware and Network Expert, among others. 

  • Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognised University
  • Work experience preferred

Semester Fee: ₹ 19,000/- (inclusive of Exam Fee ₹ 5,000/-) or as revised from time to time. Fees may also be paid one-time/annually. Please contact University for more details.



Thousands of SMU-DE alumni have reached top management positions in several multinational companies (MNC). SMU-DE’s academic delivery has helped them reach such heights. Successful completion of the M.Sc. (IT) Program of SMU-DE helps the learners land multiple job opportunities, as listed below: 

  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Interface Engineer
  • Java Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Information Security Analyst
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Systems Support Administrator
  • Security Expert/Tracker

M.Sc. IT Distance Learning COURSE STRUCTURE

The M.Sc. (Information Technology) course equips post-graduate students with an integrated set of skills for careers in Information Technology.

First semester

Code Subject Credits
MIT106 Fundamentals of IT & Programming 2
MIT107 Data & File Structures 4
MIT108 Object-Oriented Programming 4
MIT109 Software Engineering 4
MIT110 Object-Oriented Programming (Practical) 2
Total Cumulative Credits 16

Second semester

Code Subject Credits
MIT206 Operating System 4
MIT207 Data Base Management System (DBMS) 4
MIT208 Analysis and Design of Algorithms 4
MIT209 Data Communication and Networking 4
MIT210 Mini Project 10
Total Cumulative Credits 42

Third semester

Code Subject Credits
MIT306 Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD) 4
MIT307 Web Technologies 4
MIT308 Elective - 1 4
MIT309 Elective - 2 4
MIT310 Web Technologies Lab 2
Total Cumulative Credits


Elective 1
Sub Code Elective - 1 (Choose one)
MIT3081 High Speed Networks
MIT3082 Distributed Operating System
MIT3083 Software Architecture
Elective 2
Sub Code Elective - 2 (Choose one)
MIT3091 Open Source System
MIT3092 Embedded Systems
MIT3093 Graphics and Multimedia Systems


Fourth semester

Code Subject Credits
MIT405 Data Warehousing and Data Mining 4
MIT406 Elective - 3 4
MIT407 Elective - 4 4
MIT408 Project 20
Total Cumulative Credits


Elective - 3
Sub Code Elective - 3 (Choose one)
MIT4061 C# and .Net
MIT4062 Network Security
MIT4063 Real Time Operating System (RTOS)
MIT4064 Customer Relationship Management
Elective - 4
Sub Code Elective - 4 (Choose one)
MIT4071 Advanced Software Engineering
MIT4072 Cloud Computing
MIT4073 Wireless and Mobile Communication
MIT4074 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)




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