AI, Data Science flip hottest programs at MGU

Experts to evaluate educational and infrastructural capabilities of affiliated faculties

The rising demand for professionals within the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science has mirrored within the new-generation interdisciplinary programmes proposed by authorities and aided faculties beneath Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) for the tutorial yr 2020-21.

The college had invited functions from increased academic establishments primarily based on the federal government directive that such programs could possibly be launched from November 1. The Higher Education Department had requested universities to provoke steps to launch new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in modern areas. They included four- and five-year programmes advisable by an skilled committee arrange by the federal government.

The built-in M.Sc programme in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) figured prime among the many modern programmes proposed by the affiliated faculties. The postgraduate programme in Data Analytics and the built-in M.Sc course in Basic Science had been the opposite programs that caught the eye of the universities.

Among the built-in M.Sc programmes in Basic Sciences, the managements primarily opted for programs in Statistics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. The postgraduate programme in Statistics had appreciable demand, largely buoyed by the demand for expert professionals in fields like banking, analytics, finance, and software program improvement.

The faculties additionally opted for B.Sc in Psychology and Behavioural Sciences. The postgraduate programs proposed in interdisciplinary areas included MA in Archaeology and Material Cultural Studies, Space Science, and Economics.

Among the undergraduate programmes in humanities, the universities opted for BA in Econometrics, BA in Foreign Languages (English, French, German), and Bachelor in Sports Management. More than 100 modern programmes had been out there for the universities to select from for the brand new educational yr. The college has appointed an skilled member and a consultant of the Syndicate to evaluate the tutorial and infrastructural capabilities of the universities that had utilized for the programs. An skilled committee headed by MGU Vice Chancellor Sabu Thomas had advisable the formation of a State-wide monitoring committee to supervise the implementation of the brand new programmes.


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