IIT Hyderabad introduce new course in AI and Emerging Technologies

IIT Hyderabad – As part of adding more trending courses, the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad) has rolled out a new professional program in Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies, as per IE report. A first-of-its-kind five-residential program, the course will begin on May 27, 2019, citing the Institute, the report further said. Recent graduates and senior college students are eligible to apply.

Curriculum for AI and Emerging Technologies

The course curriculum includes the study of AI, Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain and Quantum Computing from IIT-based professors, said the report. This program will include the study of AI, Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, and Quantum Computing from IIT-based professors. Candidates will have to live on the IIT-Hyderabad campus for five weeks. On completion of the course, students will get certificates. Interested candidates need to apply at – iithyderabad.talentsprint.com/aiet.

Candidates will have to undergo a test followed by an interview to be eligible for the course. The course will be taught through dynamic ways including projects and hackathons. The participants will have to pay Rs 2.65 lakh + applicable taxes as the fee.

Steps to apply

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on ‘apply now’
  • You will be redirected to a new page
  • Fill form
  • Pay fee
  • An application and assessment fee of Rs 2,000 is applicable.

IIT-Hyderabad also has the distinction of being the first Indian institution to introduce a B Tech program in AI, last month. It has been running an M Tech in AI and machine learning (ML) since 2017.

The course is provided in partnership with TalentSprint. Santanu Paul, co-founder and CEO of TalentSprint, said: “In the next decade, AI will power a new wave of careers and create millions of high-value jobs worldwide.”

IIT Hyderabad is one among the second generation of IITs started by the Government of India. Today IITH offers 9 B.Tech programs, 16 M.Tech programs, 3 M.Sc programs, 5 M.Phil programs, 1 M.Des program and PhD programs in all branches of engineering, science, liberal arts and design.

Research and Innovation

The very foundation of IIT Hyderabad is based on research and innovation. The vibrant research culture is evident from the number of patents and publications that IITH has. At IITH students are given with a plethora of choices, which they diligently choose with the help of a faculty advisor. Courses that last for a semester are almost a foregone story at IITH. From 14-15 academic year onwards all B.Tech programs started offering courses that are of smaller credits; called the fractal academics; very carefully designed to keep the enthusiasm of the students and to keep them in pace with the state of the art from 1st semester till 8th semester.

Academic Alliances

IITH in the past couple of years has been highly successful in building tie-ups with leading academic institutions around the globe. IITH enjoys a very special relationship with Japanese Universities and Industries that goes beyond academic and research collaborations. In fact, some of the iconic buildings in IITH campus will carry the signature of Japanese architecture. IITH is creating a unique holistic educational ecosystem that offers interactive learning, a highly, flexible academic structure, cutting-edge research, strong industry collaboration, and entrepreneurship. It is providing an environment wherein students and faculty are not afraid to translate their dreams into realities.

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