Master of Science (Information Technology)

2 Years – MSc (IT) Programme


The Faculty of Computer Applications & IT at GLS University offers a 2-year full time Master of Science (Information Technology) – MSc (IT).

The programme has been specifically designed keeping in mind industry requirements. It offers specialization in 5 different tracks like Web Programming, Mobile Computing, Network and Cyber Security, Data Analytics and Internet of Things. A student can choose any one of these tracks based on his liking and opportunities available in the IT industry.

MSc (IT) programme is suitable if you wish to play a role in developing new computing applications or specialize in web programming, developing mobile Apps, designing software, performing data analysis or want to choose research as a career.

Programme Objectives

  • To impart sound knowledge of the latest technologies used in Science, Technology and Management relating to Information Systems and their applications in relevant fields.
  • To build a pool of technically qualified manpower that can easily become productive in the industry.
  • To cater to the need of industry and organizations in this global era of IT.
  • To develop professionals and leaders of high caliber imbibed with values of entrepreneurship, ethics and social responsibility.

Eligibility Norms for Admission to MSc (IT)

The applicant must have passed one of the following Degrees:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ Applications/ Information Technology/ Any branch of Engineering or Technology/ General Science / Any Graduate with one year PGDCA/ A Level Certificate of DOEACC.


  • Admission to reserved category applicants will be as per the guidelines of Government of Gujarat.
  • Admission to all categories will be done on scores obtained in online test, interview and percentage of graduation.
  • Applicants from Universities other than Gujarat University will have to obtain and produce Provisional Eligibility Certificates from GLS University.

Programme Overview

The entire academic activities of the programme will be listed in the Academic Calendar to be released at the beginning of each academic year. An overview of the programme is as follows:

Sr.No. Particulars Number
1. No. of Years/Semesters 2/4
2. Total Credits 112
3. Total No. of Courses 23
4. Total teaching weeks (Per Semester) 15

Syllabus Structure of M Sc (IT)

Semester – I Semester – II
  • NoSQL Databases
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Practical 1: NoSQL Labs
  • Practical 2: Object Oriented Programming with Python
  • Capstone Project - I
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Computer Communication and Networking
  • Cyber Security
  • Web Services
  • Practical 1: Machine Learning with Python
  • Practical 2: App programming using Flutter
  • Practical 3: Web Programming with PHP Framework
  • Capstone Project - II
Semester – III Semester – IV
In this semester the student will be offered 2 compulsory subjects + 1 Entrepreneurship and Soft Skill subject and 4 subjects based on the track chosen by him/her:
Core Subjects:
  • Software Engineering
  • Distributed Ledger Technology - Blockchain
  • Entrepreneurship and Soft Skills
  • 4 subjects of Elective Track
  • Industry Project

Track 1
Web Programming

  • Semantic Web
  • Principles of Web Designing
  • Practical 1: Web programming using Ruby on Rails
  • Practical 2: Web programming using Java

Track 2
Mobile Computing

  • Mobile Communication & Networking
  • Mobile Computing Fundamentals
  • Practical 1: App programming using Android
  • Practical 2: App programming using iOS

Track 3
Network and Cyber Security

  • Intrusion Detection and Ethical Hacking
  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Practical 1: Working with Network Analysis Tools
  • Practical 2: Vulnerability Testing

Track 4
Data Analytics

  • Statistics for Data Science
  • Analytical Database Models and Design
  • Practical 1: Big Data Analytics using Hadoop
  • Practical 2: Data Analytics and Visualization

Track 5
Internet of Things

  • Embedded Systems
  • Wireless Sensor Network and IoT Fundamentals
  • Practical 1: Programming using Raspberry Pi & Arduino
  • Practical 2: Programming using Python

Evaluation Pattern

Internal Evaluation External Evaluation
All Core Courses Continuous Evaluation
Mid Term Evaluation
End Term Evaluation
  • Passing percentage in Internal and External evaluation is 40 each. The components of the internal evaluation will be communicated by the institution at the beginning of the semester.
  • External evaluation will consist of University Examination to be conducted by GLS University.

Fee Structure

Details of fees to be collected at the time of admission/Commencement of each semester

Sr. No. Type of Fee Amount per semester Rs.
1. Tuition Fees Rs. 40,000/-


The Faculty of Computer Applications and Information Technology have modern classrooms with quality audio-visual equipment and computer labs with latest software and equipment. The students have access to excellent library stocked with more than 7000+ books on computer science, more than 40 International and National journals, and more than 5000+ electronic resources (IET, Science Direct, DOAJ to name a few) - students have access to the best in educational resources.

GLS campus has many computer laboratories having more than 250 high-end workstations with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS client machines, Ubuntu 18.04 & RedHat LINUX servers on fiber-optic backbone with all the necessary software packages and host of peripherals. A dedicated IoT lab to perform experiments on Arduino, Rasberry Pi and WSN. Two MAC labs with 90 machines are also available in campus for the students to perform practicals on iOS.

Separate Experimental Laboratory is also available to the students for hands-on unscheduled experiments. Besides these, students also have access to Red Hat Linux and Ubuntu operating system with development environment for experimental purpose.

Internet facility is available to all students through dedicated high speed connections each of up-to 100 Mbps. The University also provides a high end WiFi connection to the students.

Research & International Immersion

Research & International exposure play a vital role in any learning environment, the institute recognizes it thoroughly. GLS University has always kept research as a major thrust. The institute on the basis of GLSU has developed active liaisons with California Baptist University, USA, Georgian College, Canada and other Universities. These academic tie-ups have ensured that both students and faculty members of these universities as well as our institute can partner for joint research opportunities and exchange programme.

Majority of the faculties are involved in academic research activities. They have combined published more than 50+ papers in International as well as National Journals and conferences. Few of the research areas that the faculty work on is Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing and Internet of Things.


FCAIT follows the philosophy of holistic development of the students. Hence apart from a strong academic rigour, it encourages the students to participate in various events, competitions, sports and CSR activities. Some of the highlights are:

  • Most preferred colleges for MSc (IT) in Ahmedabad.
  • More than 90% placements from its inception,
    • Placements @ Gateway Corp, Xmplify, Streebo Solutions Pvt Ltd., Yudiz Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Cybercom Creation, Third Rock Techno, Tatavsoft, Infosense Global, Hidden Brains InfoTech Pvt. Ltd., Surekha Technologies, I-Link Infosoft Pvt. Ltd., Knovos, Sarjen Systems Pvt. Ltd., Radixweb, Hyperlink Infosystem, 4C InfoEngg, WebOccult, BizzAppDev, Creole Studios., Biztech and many more
    • During pandemic too 75+ companies recruited our students.
    • Remuneration Package in the range of 2.5 to 5.5 lacs p.a.
  • More than 50+ research papers published in various national and international journals
  • Won TechKaushalya, Java Programming, Debugging, etc., at Rollawalla, Sardar Patel University and other leading institutes
  • Produced an seven Entrepreneurs in the course of five years.
  • The students are encouraged to develop Android Apps and iOS App for industry as well as Internal usage. FCAIT has an active Play store and Apple store account where students upload and promote their Apps.


The Institute has placement cell that interacts with the industry and tries to give best possible placement. Moreover, students are also motivated to become budding entrepreneur and start their own venture.

Due to efforts of the placement cell, more than 90% students have been placed year on year since 2015. The remuneration package provided to the students are in the range of 2.5 to 5.5 lacs p.a.

The names of a few organizations/companies that visit the institute for placement on a regular basis are Argusoft India, Bacancy Technology Pvt. Ltd., Biztech IT Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., BizzAppDev Pvt. Ltd, BoTree Technologies Pvt Ltd, ByPeople Technology Pvt.Ltd, Capital Novus - Logical Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Complitech Solutions, Convasys Technologies Pvt Ltd, Streebo Inc, Tata Consultancy Services, Yudiz Solutions Pvt Ltd, and many more

Industry Interactions

Today the industry quests for professionals who can think in logical way. Guest speakers is an “active learning” exercise as a mean to “demonstrate multiple ways of logical thinking”.

FCAIT emphasis on Industry-Academia Interactions as a part of continuous endeavors. It organizes technical and soft skills sessions on regular basis. It provides a platform to the participants to get insights from the vast pool of expertise wherein they strive to see their professional careers.


  • Beyond Academics
    • Soft Skills Training Programme
    • Industry Institute Interaction
    • Regular Industrial Visits
    • Joint research by faculty and students
    • Joint project development by faculty and students
    • Industry Projects
    • Capstone Project….and many more
  • Student Development Activities
    • Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns like Blood Donation, Share and Care, Say No to Plastic Campaign
    • Annual Culfest
    • Garba Mahotsav
    • Sports Tournament
    • Alumni Meet
    • Days Celebration
    • Picnic and Educational Tours
  • Active Women Development Cell (WDC)……..and many more

Fee Refund Rule: :As per the policy decided by GLSU.

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