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Join M Tech in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science at IIT Roorkee
IIT Roorkee will be offering two new Masters of Technology (M Tech) programmes in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science from the academic session 2021–22. The programmes will be launched through the recently established Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (CAIDS) of the institute.
As many as 23 faculty members from 15 different departments of the institute have joined CAIDS as joint faculty of the centre. To apply, candidates must have a BE/BTech/Integrated MSc or equivalent degree in any engineering field. Applicants must also have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 6.0. An online interview will be used to choose the candidates who have been shortlisted.
“AI and DS have opened new avenues for research across disciplines and specialisations. The Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science shall play an important role in shaping the AI and DS landscape of the country by promoting manpower development, research and innovation leading to opportunities for entrepreneurship”, said Prof. Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee.
“We are happy to establish a Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science with two new M.Tech Programs in AI and DS. The initiative will upskill learners, help career growth, and promote industry-academia collaboration,” Prof Manoranjan Parida, Head of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, said.
The CAIDS has been launched with an aim to shape India’s AI and DS landscape by promoting teaching, training, workforce development, applied research, entrepreneurship, and innovation in AI and DS. The multidisciplinary initiative is expected to play a meaningful role in various fields, including Finance and Investment Banking, Business, Healthcare, Transportation, Material Informatics, and many others.
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