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Bits Distance Learning MS Program

Vikrant Pandit
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Joined: Mar 27, 2006
Posts: 245
Ranchers,

I am looking for your opinions on the quality of the MS Program in Software Engineering offered by BITS through distance learning.
Also, is this program accepted by the industry , particularly Indian IT industry. From what I found in news, this program is sponsored by major IT companies and they are encouraging their employees to go for it.

Whats your opinion.

Thanks


Vikrant Pandit
Mike Isano
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Joined: Jan 19, 2007
Posts: 144
How much will it cost to get a degree from them? I would say the deciding factor should be the money.
Madhavi Venna
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Joined: Aug 06, 2008
Posts: 22
Two years MS fee is Rs:80500 INR..

If the company sponsors this programme, you need to stay with that company till you complete the course(i.e Two years)...Its happened with my company and I have completed MS last month only..

I think in the long run it is more useful and one more thing it is more useful if have done B-tech or BE in other than computer science....Let me know if you have any specific questions...
Vikrant Pandit
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Joined: Mar 27, 2006
Posts: 245
Madhavi,

How was the quality of the course?

Basically, I am trying to figure out if it will add some real value to me?
I already have a B Tech in Comp Science. As you said earlier, it will definitely be beneficial for a non Comp Science graduate. But is it good enough for Comp Sci. graduates too ?

Thanks
Madhavi Venna
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Joined: Aug 06, 2008
Posts: 22
Originally posted by Vivek Pandey:
Madhavi,

How was the quality of the course?

Basically, I am trying to figure out if it will add some real value to me?
I already have a B Tech in Comp Science. As you said earlier, it will definitely be beneficial for a non Comp Science graduate. But is it good enough for Comp Sci. graduates too ?

Thanks


In Two semesters we had same subjects what ever Computer Science had in btech.If you want I can list out subjects as well..I would like to know whether you are planning do from company or from outside?
Vikrant Pandit
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Joined: Mar 27, 2006
Posts: 245
Madhavi

It would be great if you could list the subjects . It will help me evaluate if I should go for it

I am looking at the option of getting it financed from the company, but of course it comes with some strings attached . \

Thanks for all your help
Madhavi Venna
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Joined: Aug 06, 2008
Posts: 22
Originally posted by Vivek Pandey:
Madhavi

It would be great if you could list the subjects . It will help me evaluate if I should go for it

I am looking at the option of getting it financed from the company, but of course it comes with some strings attached . \

Thanks for all your help


Below are subjects which I had but subjects varies from company to company..Its better you get know what subjects you will be having before joining MS.
1st Sem:
Object oriented analysis and design
software engineering and management
Operating Systems
Technical Communications
2nd Sem:
Database managament
Mobile related (forgot actual name)
Software Architecture
Softwrae testing methodlogies

3rd Sem:
Pervasive computing
Software Quality Management
Software Maintenance Management
Datawarehousing

4th Sem: Project work.
Anurag Bangad
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Joined: Aug 26, 2008
Posts: 1
Hi, you provided excellent information. I am B.E.(IT), and interested in M.S. distance learning prog from BITS.
Can you help me by providing information about admission process as well as classes to be attended and about practicles ,if it is there? And let me know about examination centers. Is it necessary to go at Pillani for any procedure. I am working with MNC and I am interested in doing M.S. by my own, not sponceredby company..........Can you provide link for web page related to pillani's site, having complete information.

Thanks in advance.
Madhavi Venna
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Joined: Aug 06, 2008
Posts: 22
Originally posted by Anurag Bangad:

Can you help me by providing information about admission process as well as classes to be attended and about practicles ,if it is there? And let me know about examination centers. Is it necessary to go at Pillani for any procedure. I am working with MNC and I am interested in doing M.S. by my own, not sponceredby company..........Can you provide link for web page related to pillani's site, having complete information.

Thanks in advance.


http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/dlp-home/. I think you can find some information from here. In which location in india you are working?In bangalore BITS DLP(distance learning programme) office located in Indira nagar, you can go there and find out all the information if you are located in bangalore.
swayam prakash
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Joined: Oct 17, 2008
Posts: 1
Hi Madhavi,

I need some information for the Ms Program.

1. This MS program have the value as the Full time course or not specially outside the company from which you get sponsorship.
2. How tough this is to clear it with working in Job too.
3. How you prepared for this any materials.
chiranjeevi gunturu
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Joined: Mar 02, 2007
Posts: 59
Hi madhavi,
Do we have any entrance test for the admission of MS (SS). Please reply the question above also.

Thanks
Chiru
Muthukrishnan Manoharan
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Joined: Aug 27, 2008
Posts: 91

Hi,
I am working for a company here at Hyderabad. I heard from people that one year industry experience is mandatory for MS from BITS through Distance Education. I will complete my first year with the company during June or July 2009. Will I be eligible for the course during July 2009 admission. Also kindly tell me the fee structure and any entrance examination that must be cleared for the admission.

Thanks in advance.
Muthu

Girish Kardiguddi
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Joined: Apr 17, 2009
Posts: 2
Hi Guys,

Can any one tell me where BITS DLP(distance learning programme) office located in Indira nagar, Bangalore ???

I wanted to know these information on MS Program in Software Engineering offered by BITS through distance learning.

# If I miss Mid sem exams or Comprehensive exam from attending due to some reason may be sudden travel to onsite for 2 to 3 months?

# Do i need to rejoin the semester or i have any option to continue with same admission taken?

# What is the passing average mark i need to gain?


If any one know these information or any informative link please let me know.

Thanks
Anila Mathew
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Joined: Jun 16, 2004
Posts: 69

Hello Girish,

You would have to go to the BITS website, and find out your semester co-ordinator / Dean.

If you miss any mid term/comprehensive exam, you would have to inform them few days prior to the exam, and if the reason sounds valid, they might tell you about the rescheduling..

Passing mark is relative to the toughness of the exam - I think is determined by the average mark of the group of students and your individual score,
it is called CGPA..

So you should have a CGPA 5 at a scale of 1- 10 and you should not have an F grade on any subject, that is a pass..

I took the course few years back, this is what I know.Please go to their website for the latest info.

Thanks,
Anila
Girish Kardiguddi
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Joined: Apr 17, 2009
Posts: 2
Thank you Anila for the info...Can you please give me the address for the BITS DLP office that is located in Bangalore or any other source from where I could get more information about the course and Exam.
Sivaram murthy
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Joined: Apr 23, 2009
Posts: 1
Hi,

I have been looking forward to this course. However, I find that in the advertisement, there is no Software Engineering mentioned. There is a course called Software Systems, but I could not find SE. Anyone has any info as to whether this course had been removed or if not, any info regarding the admission for this academic year, please let me know..

Thanks a lot.

Cheers!
Siva.
kavitha shanmugam
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Joined: Jan 12, 2010
Posts: 1
actually i cant get anything from any of your replies.. am doing my final year and am interested in pursuing MS .. wats this all about bits pilani's MS distance education... can you give me the details concerning that..
Rohithaksha Kalluraya
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Joined: Jan 12, 2010
Posts: 10
kavitha shanmugam:

Go through the link "Madhavi Venna" has provided above.
sanjeev majestic
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Joined: Aug 08, 2011
Posts: 1
Anila Mathew wrote:Hello Girish,

You would have to go to the BITS website, and find out your semester co-ordinator / Dean.

If you miss any mid term/comprehensive exam, you would have to inform them few days prior to the exam, and if the reason sounds valid, they might tell you about the rescheduling..

Passing mark is relative to the toughness of the exam - I think is determined by the average mark of the group of students and your individual score,
it is called CGPA..

So you should have a CGPA 5 at a scale of 1- 10 and you should not have an F grade on any subject, that is a pass..

I took the course few years back, this is what I know.Please go to their website for the latest info.

Thanks,
Anila


hi,
since you have completed the course, can you tell me how much did it help in your career in terms of growth in designation and package?

also please guide about the academic scores one should have to get selected, i.e. how was your profile(qualifying degree marks, any special academic achivements)?

what should i do to make my profile stronger, whether go for some paper presentations or something like that?

please guide, going to apply in next sem.

Regrds
sanjeev
 
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