IIT Kanpur Commences Admission to eMasters Program in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management


The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur has called for applications for its eMasters program in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management. Applicants can apply online through the official website of IIT Kanpur – emasters.iitk.ac.in. The deadline to apply is June 30.

The eMasters program consists of 10 core modules and two projects. Modules include foundations of economics and finance, quantitative methods in R and Python, security analysis and portfolio management, and machine learning in financial modeling, among others.

The learning format of the curriculum includes module-level final exams, elective visits to the IIT Kanpur campus, weekly access to recorded videos and reading materials, and sessions live interactive sessions with professors and teaching assistants. The eMasters program will be delivered on iPearl.ai.

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IIT Kanpur eMasters Program: Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the program, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (4-year program) or a master’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks or 5.5 / 10 CPI (Cumulative Performance Index). In addition, candidates must also have two years of experience. Those who are not currently employed can also apply for the degree program.

IIT Kanpur eMasters Program: How to Apply

Step 1: Visit the official website of IIT Kanpur

Step 2: Register using your mobile number

Step 3: Enter all the details and complete the application form

Step 4: Pay the application fees

Step 5: Submit the application form and save a copy for future reference

IIT Kanpur eMasters Program: Application Fee

Applicants must pay Rs 1,500 when filling the application form. If selected, candidates will be required to pay Rs 40,000 as program registration fee within a week of selection to block their seat.

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IIT Kanpur eMasters Program: Selection Process

The selection procedure involves the examination of the candidate’s application file followed by a selection test and an interview. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will receive an eMasters degree from IIT Kanpur. In addition, the institute also offers an eMaster degree program in communication systems.

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