In the period between August 2017 and August 2018, IIT Mandi has launched six new postgraduate programs. According to a statement from the institute, these PG programs brings the institute closer to its target of having 60 percent of total students in various PG programs.
The programs include M.Sc. in Physics, M.Tech. in Power Electronics and Drives (PED), M.Tech. in Structural Engineering, M.Tech. in Very-Large-Scale Integration (VLSI), M.Tech. in Communications and Signal Processing (CSP) and M.A. in Development Studies.
These programs were introduced as a part of IIT Mandi's vision to be a leader in Science and Technology education.
"With the introduction of these new programs, IIT Mandi is one step closer towards achieving its target of 60 percent postgraduate students in its student strength in the coming years," the statement said.
"These new post-graduate programs in core and applied disciplines are designed considering the academic and career prospects of the students and with the introduction of these new programs, IIT Mandi aims to attract bright students from all over India for post-graduate studies," Dr. Pradeep C. Parameswaran, Dean (Academics), IIT Mandi, said while speaking about the importance of these programs.