COMSATS University Islamabad
Registrar Office, Principal Seat, Islamabad
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NOTIFICATION

Scheme of Studies of Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence for Spring 2024

It is Hereby notified that the Academic Council in its 13th Meeting held on June 04, 2012 approved the following Scheme of studies of the Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence, MS (AI) with effect from at CIIT system.

1. Minimum Duration: 2 Years
2. Minimum Semesters: 4
2. Maximum Duration: 0 Years
4. Maximum Semesters: 0 Years
3. No. of Credit Hours in each Semester: . - .
Course WorkMin No. of CoursesMin No. of Credit Hrs
1  Core Courses (List Attached)
03
09
2  Specialization Requirement Courses (List Attached)
02
06
3  Research Methodology
01
01
4  Elective Courses (List Attached)
03
09
5  Thesis
06
Total No. of Courses of the Program: .
Total No. of Credit Hours of the Program: .

Note:

1. Admission to MS and PhD programs at CUI will adhere to existing criteria, withrelevance of prior degrees being crucial. If deemed necessary, additional courses may be required to rectify deficiencies. Approval for admission within the CUI System is contingent upon the relevance of the previous degree as per Notification No: CUI - Reg / Notif - 458 / 23 / 493, dated February 28, 2023, stating that the decision made by the Board of Advanced Studies and Research(BASAR) during its meeting on November 30, 2022, stipulated that admission within the CUI System shall be contingent upon possession of a relevant prior degree.In instances where doubts regarding the relevance of a prior degree arise, the determination of relevance thereof shall be made by the respective Dean irrespective of title of the prior degree, based on recommendations put forth by the respective Campus Admission Committee, HoD, and Chairperson, on a case -by -case basis as required.The decision rendered by the Dean in such cases shall be documented within the student's personal file for record-keeping and reference purposes. The additional GRE-Subject test for MS and PhD programs won't be mandatory for such candidates.
2. Furthermore, if the Dean determines that the candidate does not possess the necessary relevant degree, the candidate shall be admitted under the Interdisciplinary category. Additionally, the candidate must undertake the additional GRE-Subject test for MS and PhD programs as a mandatory requirement. Such candidates are required to fulfill all mandatory requirements outlined under the Interdisciplinary clauses. However, if the Dean, by following the above procedure decides that the previous degree, irrespective of the title of the degree of the candidate does not fall under the Interdisciplinary category, the candidate shall not be admitted at CUI System.
3. MS students shall enroll for 09 to 12 credit hours per semester for coursework, with flexibility granted in exceptional cases such as force majeure incidents including inevitable accident, unavoidable casualty, vis major. type of calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune. The Dean may adjust credit hour requirements based on recommendations from the DAC, HoD, and Chairperson. Following coursework, students must register exclusively for a thesis of 06 credit hours each subsequent semester to ensure continuous enrollment throughout their study period.
4. During its 38th meeting, the Academic Council approved the Common Policies, Procedures, and Template of Scheme of Studies for MS and PhD Programs at CUI, aligned with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Graduate Education Policy (GEP) 2023, with the exception of the above-mentioned paragraphs.

    Credit Hours : .


List of Core Courses:
 Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite(s)
1 AIC530 Programming for Artificial Intelligence 3(2, 1)
2 AIC564 Advanced Artificial Intelligence 3(3, 0)
3 AIC572 Knowledge Representation and Reasoning 3(3, 0)



Core Courses For ISB
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite (s)
1 AIC530 Programming for Artificial Intelligence 3(2, 1)
2 AIC564 Advanced Artificial Intelligence 3(3, 0)
3 AIC572 Knowledge Representation and Reasoning 3(3, 0)
Elective Courses (Any 3 Courses) /
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite (s)
4 AIC651 Multi-Agent Systems 3(3, 0)
5 AIC653 Computer Vision and Video Analytics 3(3, 0)
6 AIC654 Advanced Pattern Recognition 3(3, 0)
7 AIC655 Reinforcement Learning 3(3, 0)
8 AIC665 Ethical issues in Artificial Intelligence 3(3, 0)
9 AIC667 Robotics Planning and Perception 3(3, 0)
10 AIC668 Applications of Artificial Intelligence 3(3, 0)
11 AIC698 Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence - I * 3(3, 0)
12 AIC798 Special Topics in Artificial Intelligence - I * 3(3, 0)
13 DS606 Deep Learning 3(3, 0)
14 DS607 Natural Language Processing 3(3, 0)
Pre-Requisite for Thesis
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite (s)
15 CSC607 Research Methodology 1(1, 0)
Specialization Requirement Courses (Choose any 02 Courses) .
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite (s)
16 AIC601 Statistical Learning Theory 3(3, 0)
17 AIC613 Advanced Machine Learning 3(3, 0)
18 AIC620 Cognitive Modelling 3(3, 0)
19 AIC628 Advanced Artificial Neural Networks 3(3, 0)
Thesis Thesis
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit HoursCo-requisite(s)Prerequisite (s)
20 AIC800 MS Thesis 6(0, 6)


Note:

* The contents of these courses would be subject to approval from the Head of Department. 1. The Department can offer an Elective Course from the list of Elective courses of other "MS Program" being offered in the Department. 2. More Courses may be added to the above list of Electives after the approval of BoS. 3. The Regulations relating the graduate Degree Programs approved by the Competent Authority and amended from time to time shall be applicable.

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