IIT Hyderabad Teams Up With TalentSprint To Launch Professional Certification Program in AI and Emerging Technologies

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  • The six-month program is priced at Rs 2,00,000
  • It will cover AI, IoT, Blockchain, Quantum Computing, and other emerging technologies

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) has teamed up with TalentSprint to launch the second cohort of Professional Certification Program in Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies for college students and young professionals. The program will be for six months and will include a five-week boot camp at IIT Hyderabad with a residential option.

It is priced at Rs 2,00,000 and it is accepting applications from college students across India. The selection will be through an online test.

Professor B.S. Murty, director of Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, said, “We are happy to announce the second cohort of Professional Certification Program in Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies in association with TalentSprint. The program is designed for college students who are keen to build expertise in AI and other emerging technologies.”

AI, IoT, Blockchain, Quantum Computing

It will cover AI, IoT, Blockchain, Quantum Computing and other emerging technologies. IIT-H said that the program has been designed for students who seek certification from a premier technology institute and plan to build a career in emerging technologies.

There is a shortage of qualified faculty who possess expertise in training students on deep technologies. the program will help students across colleges in India to have access to the IIT Hyderabad’s faculty who have proficiency in this field.

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Gartner says that 2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics. It predicts that AI will create 2.3 million jobs. NASSCOM predicts that India needs an additional 140,000 AI professionals from colleges by 2021.