Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA)’s Digiton is launching an internship programme starting from July 12. The ones that clear the course will get a certificate from the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), US.
Telangana government declared last year as the year of artificial intelligence and numerous job opportunities in the IT sector. The area of artificial intelligence has been growing ever since in the state. Digiton has launched artificial intelligence training to create employment for the State’s youth in AI and machine learning. The programmes have received over 50,000 applications for the courses from which more than 2,000 individuals have imparted training in AI as part of the Telangana government’s ‘Year of the AI’ initiative.
Digiton and UTD conducted AI exams for the program intake last year, in which 96.7 percent of them cleared the exam, and 80 percent of individuals landed jobs in the area of artificial intelligence. The state government recognised and appreciated the role of Digithon, the digital entity of TITA, in transmitting AI skills. To pass on the programmes in 2021, TITA has launched the internship program.
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TITA will be starting the ‘Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning In-plant Training cum Internship Programme’ from July 12. The last date for enrolling in the course is July 10. Candidates will be taking up projects on machine learning (ML) and deep learning along with training in facial recognition, chatbox, etc.
The registration for the internship is open on the digithon website till July 10. As a part of the industrial tour, candidates will be visiting industries too. Those who clear the exam post the eight-week artificial intelligence program will receive a certificate in AI & ML from the UTD. The program is being offered at a nominal charge of Rs 10,000 for youth in the state.