IIT Hyderabad, TalentSprint Team Up to Train Students in AI and Emerging Tech


It is believed that over 95 per cent of India’s engineering graduates have minimal access to cutting-edge technology expertise.

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has announced a professional program in artificial intelligence and emerging technologies in partnership with TalentSprint.

The five-week residential program for recent graduates and senior college students will start from May 27 this year, as reported by ET.

It will offer participants the opportunity to learn about artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain and quantum computing from top-rated IITH professors, live on the academic campus for five weeks, and obtain a certificate upon completion.

To equip young talent in AI, emerging technologies

“While other executive programs focus on upskilling senior professionals, we will develop smart young talent with strong AI and emerging tech capabilities to fuel the future of India’s tech sector. This summer program with TalentSprint is a significant initiative and will leverage the expertise of many acclaimed professors at IIT Hyderabad,” said Dr UB Desai, director of IITH.

Dr. Santanu Paul, co-founder and CEO of TalentSprint, noted that in the next decade, AI will power a new wave of careers and create millions of high-value jobs worldwide.

“Our partnership with IIT Hyderabad is aimed at preparing young talent,” said Dr. Paul.

The program is priced at Rs. 2,65,000 + applicable taxes.