In celebration of the third anniversary of the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020), the AI for Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (AI4ICPS), a national AI Hub, established by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur under the guidance of the Indian Government’s Department of Science and Technology (DST), has unveiled the initiation of the “Hands-on AI for the real-world applications (HAAI)” program.
IIT Kharagpur’s director VK Tewari inaugurated the course in the presence of dignitaries, including Venguswamy Ramaswamy, global head of TCS iON, as well as Amit Patra, deputy director, and Pabitra Mitra, project director of AI4ICPS.
The certification course is scheduled to begin on September 2 and conclude on December 2, with a course fee of ₹ 4,998. The program will comprise 80% practical learning, emphasizing hands-on experiential learning, along with 20% theoretical learning through live lectures.
This three months duration program consists of weekend sessions. It is conducted online and led by faculty members from IIT Kharagpur’s department of electronics, mathematics, computer science, and Electrical, as well as scientist from TCS.
The program also features real-world applications presented by industry experts and IIT Kharagpur’s researchers, offering hands-on practical learning, as mentioned by the Institute.
With the aim of educating 1,00,000 individuals and contributing to national development, this certification program seeks to democratize AI education for the skill development of both youth and professionals.