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MS Information Technology

Faculty of Computing

MS Information Technology Program Educational Objectives

The MS Information Technology program aims to:

  • Pursue professional practices in information technology or advanced studies based on the technical skills and knowledge in software development, network security, data management, and supported disciplines.

  • Encourage students to develop and use abstract models in addition to applying respective technology in practical and innovative situations.

  • Provide practical skills to the students to initiate their career in industries, research organizations, and companies related to information technology.

  • Prove mastery of the information technology knowledge and skills necessary to work as a professional IT specialist, by demonstrating an understanding of current IT models, software engineering techniques, and cybersecurity practices.

  • Provide formal foundations for higher learning and contribute to the advancement of knowledge and innovation in the field of information technology.




Study Level

Study Mode

Program Length

Credit Hours


Class Timings


Full Time

2 Years (4 Semesters)


Spring & Fall Semesters

Weekend Morning



Selection Criteria



The candidate must have 4 years of Bachelor or Equivalent Degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 2.0 CGPA or 50% in the annual system. 

Academic Qualification: 30%
Test/Interview: 70%

Need & Merit Based upto 100%

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Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ITXXX Core-I Network and System Administration 3
ITXXX Core-II Information Security and Assurance 3
ITXXX Elective-I IT Requirement Engineering 3
DS6313 Elective-II Data Mining and Data Warehousing 3
Total   12
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ITXXX Core – III Information Technology Infrastructure 3
CS5023 Elective-III Advanced Analysis of Algorithms 3
CS5033 Elective-IV Theory of Programming Languages 3
CS5013 Elective -V Advanced Operating Systems 3
Total   12
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
IT6016 Thesis 6
UR-711 Professional Ethics-I 2
Total   2
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
IT6016 Thesis 6
Total   6

List OF Elective course for MSIT

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
IT-xxxx Advanced Web Architecture and Technologies 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Multimedia Systems and Design 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Advanced Database Management System 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Network Security 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Next Generation Networks 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx IT Service Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Cloud Computing Infrastructure and Services 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Cloud Architecting 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Cloud Operations 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Cloud Developing 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Information Systems Auditing 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX IT Requirement Engineering 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx IT Project Management 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Information Systems Security 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Information Security Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx System Integration and Architecture 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Information Technology Management 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Information Technology Controls and Auditing 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Enterprise Architectures 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX IT Strategy Development 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Financial Management for IT Professionals 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Enterprise Business Intelligence 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Information Storage Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx DevOps Engineering 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Site Reliability Engineering 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Enterprise Systems 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Health Information Technology 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX IT Audit 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Technology Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Managing Technology Operations and Innovation 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX IT Sourcing and Development in a Global Economy 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Emerging Technologies 3(3-0)
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
IT-xxxx Designing and Managing Lean Six Sigma Processes 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Information Systems Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Agile Project Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Data Security and Cryptography 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Strategic IT and Change Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx IT Supply Chain Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Technology Management 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX IT Infrastructure Development 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Telecommunication Systems 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Information Systems Engineering 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Advance Computer Networks 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Cellular Systems 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Advance Theory of Computation 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Wireless Networks 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Mobile Communication 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Integrated Services Over Packet Networks 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Routing and Switching 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Network Design and Management 3(3-0)
IT-XXXX Information System Development 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Information System Management 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Information Systems Audit 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Secure Software Development 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Principles of Programming Languages 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Advance Database Systems 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Data Mining and Data warehousing 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Advanced Database Administration 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Distributed Database Systems 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Enterprise Resource Planning System 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Data Science 3(3-0)
IT-xXXXX Theory of Programming Language 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Advanced Analysis of Algorithms 3(3-0)
IT-xxxx Advanced Operating Systems 3(3-0)

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