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Minor

Minor in Computer Science & Engineering
Undergraduate students of Shiv Nadar University who are not majoring in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) have the option to take a Minor in CSE. This document is effective from the batches starting 2015 academic year.

Academic Requirements:

Students have to acquire a minimum of 20 credits from the minor courses offered by the Department of CSE. For Non Engineering majors, you have to acquire a minimum of 24 credits.

These credits must satisfy the course requirements as mentioned below:

Minors for Non Engineering Majors (Minimum 24 Credits)

1. Introduction to Computing and Programming (3:0:1)
2. Data Structures (3:0:1)
3. Computer Organization (3:1:0)
4. Operating Systems (3:0:1)
5. Software Engineering (3:0:1) OR Computer Networks (3:0:1) OR Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms (3:0:1) OR Database Systems (3:0:1) OR Discrete Mathematics (3:1:0) OR OOP in Java (3:0:1) [ANY TWO]

Minors for Engineering Majors (Mechanical/Civil/Chemical) (Minimum 20 Credits)
1.
Data Structures (3:0:1)
2. Computer Organization (3:1:0)
3. Operating Systems (3:0:1)
4. Software Engineering (3:0:1) OR Computer Networks (3:0:1) OR Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms (3:0:1) OR Database Systems (3:0:1) OR Discrete Mathematics (3:1:0) OR OOP in Java (3:0:1) [ANY TWO]

Minors for Engineering Majors (EEE/ECE) (Minimum 20 Credits)
1.
Computer Organization (3:1:0)
2. Operating Systems (3:0:1)
3. Software Engineering (3:0:1) OR Computer Networks (3:0:1) OR Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms (3:0:1) OR Discrete Mathematics (3:1:0) OR OOP in Java (3:0:1) OR Database Systems (3:0:1) OR Computer Architecture (3:0:1) [ANY THREE]

How to Apply:

  1. For the session starting in Monsoon Semester, every year the applications for CSE minor will be invited by the UG Dean’s office.

  2. The UG Dean's office will forward all the applications to the department UG Advisor.

  3. The department head will form a selection committee to review the applications for CSE minor.

  4. The applicants for the CSE Minor must have a minimum of 6 CGPA at the time of applying. Additionally, they should meet any other criteria specified by the department every year.

  5. Final decision of entry to minor for each student lies with the department.

Other Information:

  1. Once admitted to the Minor in CSE, you will select courses for the Minor in consultation with the Department UG Advisor for CSE or the person assigned by the department.

  2. You can sign up for minor at the beginning of Monsoon Semester. Plan your Minor such that you can complete it by the end of your degree.

  3. If you fail to complete the Minor during your degree, you may have to spend extra semesters to complete it. If you do so, any scholarship of fee waiver you were granted for your regular course of study will lapse and you will have to pay full fees for the extra period as per SNU rules.

  4. The prerequisite chart of the department for such courses must be followed. The prerequisites will not be waived under any circumstance. If the prerequisites are not followed while registering for these courses, department reserves the right to drop such students from the course.