The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has introduced online certification programmes in cyber security and artificial intelligence.
Applications are being accepted for a 16-week and 12-week online course on cyber security and artificial intelligence (AI), respectively, through DRDO’s institute, the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT).
Participants will be given an overview of the 200 hours of course material for the cyber security course, which covers advanced subjects including malware analysis, drone and anti-drone technologies, and 120 hours of course material for artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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Both programmes are open to undergraduates, recent graduates, IT professionals, tri-service officers, and anyone working in research and development from all academic disciplines.
The participants must register here and fill out their information for both online courses. Within two working days of submission, they will get an email with information on the next steps. The start dates for both online courses are set for June 12, 2023. Registration for these courses must be completed by May 25, 2023, and payment must be made by June 5, 2023.
Participants will pay Rs 29,500 for the online AI training and Rs 35,000 for the cyber security course. Five days a week, two hours will be dedicated to each of the two online courses. Participants will receive certificates if they have finished the course successfully.