IIT-Jodhpur launches BTech in AI, information science

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

October 9, 2020 9:36:07 pm

Course is for individuals who take admission in IIT-Jodhpur primarily based on JEE Advanced rating. (Express photograph by Abhinav Saha/ Representational)

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur will supply a brand new undergraduate programme in synthetic intelligence and information science from the tutorial session 2020-21. The new BTech programme may have programs in laptop science, arithmetic, synthetic intelligence, machine studying, information science, and their functions in numerous domains.

Students who go for the course may take a specialisation in areas together with visible computing, socio-digital realities, language applied sciences, robotics, and the Artificial Intelligence of Things. Students may also have the choice to pursue MBA (tech) within the fifth yr as dual-degree choice within the School of Management and Entrepreneurship, the IIT stated in an official launch.

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Prof Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT-Jodhpur, stated: “Under the broad umbrella of IIT Jodhpur’s unique proposition of AI for everything, students belonging to the academic programmes in AI, Data and Computational Sciences will be part of scientific innovations for solving local and global engineering and social problems in close collaboration with industry. Students will be part of the institute’s initiatives for ensuring better life and livelihood for all with AI as the enabling force. IIT-Jodhpur would like AI and Data Science students to explore transdisciplinary research agenda fostering collaborative opportunities across all the departments of IIT Jodhpur and partner organisations.”

The IIT-Delhi has additionally introduced to set-up ‘School of Artificial Intelligence (ScAI)’.  The new faculty will start its PhD programme from the subsequent admission cycle – January 2021. The institute can also be planning to supply postgraduate degree diploma programs at a later stage.

Read | IISc Bangalore offers online course in computational data science

IIT-Jodhpur already has AI Supercomputer (A-100) from NVIDIA moreover DGX-2 and digital actuality and augmented actuality lab established by Samsung. The institute additionally claims {that a} expertise innovation hub within the areas of Computer Vision, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality is being established by the assist of the Department of Science and Technology on the tune of Rs 115 crore.

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