MComp (General Track) - Admission Requirements

Important: The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake graduate student recruitment on its behalf. Candidates interested in our graduate programmes are advised to apply directly to the University and not through any agents. Candidates who apply through agents will not have any added advantage in gaining admission and the University reserves the right to reject such applications without giving reasons.

Admission Criteria

The Master of Computing – General Track (MComp) as a new programme suitable for candidates with non-computing degrees. The value of computing expertise in the workforce has increased sharply in recent years, fuelling enthusiasm and interest in the field among candidates across all sectors and backgrounds. However, there were few avenues to pursue a postgraduate degree in computing for many individuals without having a related degree. The MComp General Track is designed to provide opportunities for these candidates to enhance their computing knowledge and reposition themselves in their respective industries as competent IT professionals.

To be admitted into the programme, candidates should possess a good honours degree or equivalent in any discipline.

The above admission requirements are the minimum requirements. Admission is on a competitive basis and preference will be given to students with IT related job experiences.

Test Scores

Applicants* are to submit GRE/GMAT and TOEFL/IELTS test scores as evidence which demonstrates their readiness for graduate study. Candidates may be required to sit for other tests as prescribed by the School.

Candidates who have graduated from Indian universities may submit GATE scores instead.

Candidates should have a minimum GRE score of 320 (verbal & quantitative) and 3.5 (analytical), or a GMAT score of 650 and above. The minimum TOEFL scores for Internet Based Test (IBT) is 90; or IELTS score of 6.0. GRE and TOEFL scores will be valid for 5 years and 2 years respectively.

*International applicants who graduated from universities where English is not the main medium of communication must submit TOEFL ( or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) ( scores.

To apply click here.