Prospective candidates interested in the MS program are required to take the Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test (COGJET). More details about the admissions procedure are available here.
The basic course template for the MS programs are specified below.
|Program||Minimum course credits||Minimum thesis credits||Minimum total credits|
|MS 2yr||54+6 seminar||72||144|
|MS 3yr||72+6 seminar||72||216|
IITK follows a credit-based system permitting considerable flexibility to students in designing their own curriculum. All MS Cognitive Science students will take the following 9 credit core courses.
|CGS600A||Computational tools in Cognitive Science|
|CGS601A||Foundations of Cognitive Science|
|CGS603||Methods and tools in Cognitive Science|
|PSY790||Human Cognitive Processes|
All students will also complete a 6 credit seminar course and a 9-credit project course under a faculty mentor. The remaining course credits will be taken from a set of department electives. A non-exhaustive list is given below.
|PSY772||Human perceptual processes|
|CS786||Computational Cognitive Science|
|CS671||Introduction to natural language processing|
|PHI701||Philosophy of Mind|