M Sc (CS-FOSS) Online Program – Anna University

Anna University starts a Correspondence Course as M. Sc. (Computer
Science – Free/Open Source Software) for Two years

Check the announcement here.

Two Year M. Sc. (Computer Science – Free/Open Source Software) of Anna University Chennai is unique in many ways –

It is the only degree-oriented program of a leading Indian technological university focused sharply on Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) that has revolutionised the field of computing the world over. In the process of becoming a CS Professional through this program, one also acquires mastery over a wide range of products, tools, technologies and approaches thrown up by the FOSS movement that dominate the global SW/IT Industry today.

It is the only such program of a leading Indian technological university delivered entirely Online with its well recognised benefits of flexible interactivelearning unconstrained by geographical limitations, suited especially for working people.

As a member of the nationally coordinated NRCFOSS Project of the Dept. of Inf. Tech., Govt. Of India, Anna University has been pioneering introduction of FOSS in Higher Education in the country through its AU-KBC Research Centre. The M Sc (CS-FOSS) Program is built on this rich experience and expertise, with the AU-KBC Research Centre serving as its Coordinating Centre.

Advertisement: http://cde.annauniv.edu/MSCFOSS/MSCFOSS-ADVT.pdf

Brochure: http://cde.annauniv.edu/MSCFOSS/CS-FOSS_Brochure.pdf

Syllabus: http://cde.annauniv.edu/MSCFOSS/Syllabi.html


10 thoughts on “M Sc (CS-FOSS) Online Program – Anna University

  1. Hi Srinivasan,

    The registration form and other things on the website are broken.The only option which i see is to complete as much only and then take a print.

    Not sure who is looking after the website , its having lot of bugs.

  2. Hi

    Thank you for your information kindly give us the website link/contact details to get application and register for this course and eligibility criteria looking forward for your support


  3. the course fees are 29.5/30k for the first Sem and 25k per Sem for the following 3 Sems.
    A bit steep?
    Last date for 2013 session now extended to 20-03-2013…hope to hear about the current student’s opinions about the course…

  4. Hi,
    I’m confused in selecting this course. Can someone post the pros and cons of this course ?
    Will I hav an option to get into IT/lecturer jobs?

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