• The programme, co-prepared by IIM Amritsar and IIT Ropar includes a mix of courses from the areas of Algorithms and Data Structures, Statistics, Data Analytics, Information Systems, and Management.
  • The two-year program will be delivered across four semesters. It will be co-taught by faculties from both the host institutes and the students will be hosted at each institute for a period of one year (first year in IIT Ropar and second year in IIM Amritsar).
  • The coursework consists of core and elective courses along with the Summer Live project, and Final Capstone Project.
  • The Summer Live Project (SLP) will be an option for students to pursue a project either with an academic faculty (of reputed institutes in India or abroad) or with a firm during the break between the second and third semesters. The summer live project has to be attained by the students themselves.
  • The Final Capstone Project will be pursued in the fourth semester along with the coursework. The project will be guided by one faculty from IIM Amritsar and one faculty from IIT Ropar. The successful completion of the project is mandatory to complete the program.
  • The Semester-wise break-up of the mandatory (core) subjects offered are given as follows:

First Year

Semester 1

Semester 2

Programming and Data Structures

Advanced Statistics

People Management (Introduction)

Computer & Information Systems

Fundamentals of Statistics

Fundamentals of Operations Research

Matrix Computations

Foundations of Data Science

Managerial Communication Skills

Data Mining for Business Applications

Marketing Management (Introduction)

Operations and Supply Chain Management (Introduction)

Database Management Systems

Financial Statements and Management (Introduction)

Managerial Economics (Introduction)

Data Security, Privacy, and Ethics

Second Year

Semester 3

Semester 4

Time Series Analysis and Econometrics

Final Capstone Project

Big Data Analytics and Visualization

Legal Aspects of Business

Predictive Analytics


Applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Final Capstone Project

Strategic Management (Introduction)


Business Research Methods


Advanced Operations Research





*Subjects are tentative and subject to changes