Five Years Dual Degree Program (B.Tech. + M.Tech/M.S.)
School of Engineering offers a Five Year Dual Degree Program (FYDDP) with B.Tech in an engineering discipline, and a Master’s (M.S./M.Tech.) program with specialization in Social Sciences/Humanities/Science/Technology.
The thrust areas of the B.Tech. program cover most of the well-known disciplines of sciences & technology. The courses of this program encompass both - basic sciences and engineering apart from various options such as communications, environment, electronics and information technology.
Currently, students taking admission in SE, JNU can enroll in the following dual degree (FYDDP) programs
- B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering and M.S/M.Tech. in Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Science/ Technology (4 year + 1 year)
- B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.S/M. Tech. in Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Science/ Technology (4 year + 1 year)
Program Structure and Masters Specializations
In the first half of the dual degree program, the students would need to do compulsory foundation courses in the areas of basic sciences, humanities, social sciences and engineering sciences apart from their departmental requirements in the core engineering discipline. Visit this page to see the overall structure of the dual degree program (FYDDP).
The students enrolled in this program will have options of choosing open category electives from a pool of courses to develop a broad inter-disciplinary knowledge base. The dual degree program in SE is novel in the sense that it extends an opportunity to the students, especially in their fourth and fifth years of their program to involve themselves in projects/dissertations and courses on:
- International Studies,
- Linguistics and
- Social Sciences
This will provide them with an opportunity to do M.S./M.Tech. in an area outside their parent discipline. For a complete list of offered Masters specializations, visit this page.
Also, the program offers, beyond these goals, a special set of skills that makes engineers sensitive to their social and environmental responsibility. It emphasizes further that generating returns for the society and the larger community is as important as personal development. With an engaging and holistic learning approach, the students can have the opportunity to become better problem solvers and make significant impact on academia & industry.