IIIT Delhi Announces M.Tech In Artificial Intelligence: Apply Now!

By Divya

The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi has announced to start a new M.Tech programme with specialization in Artificial Intelligence from the academic year starting in July 2018.


Through the Artificial Intelligence programme, graduates will be able to undertake industry careers involving innovation and problem solving using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies. The intake would be 20 students & the course will spread for four semesters.

IIIT, Hyderabad also launched a programme on artificial intelligence and machine learning last year. The course 'Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning' was launched in October.

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"The programme will be research-oriented and focus on foundations and advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning," Mayank Vatsa, head of Infosys Centre for Artificial Intelligence at IIIT-Delhi.

"After the course, the students will be able to recognize and analyze problems related to Artificial Intelligence applications, apply pattern recognition, machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to solve real-world problems," Vatsa said.

About IIIT Delhi:

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (aka. IIIT-Delhi or IIIT-D) was created as a State University by an act of Delhi Government (The IIIT Delhi Act, 2007) empowering it to do research and development and grant degrees. IIIT-Delhi was officially established on 10th June 2008 as per this notification in the Delhi Gazette. First class (for BTech(CSE) students) was held on 8th September 2008.

The institute began with its first batch of 60 BTech students in 2008. This first batch graduated in 2012 - the first Convocation took place in November 2012. By that time, the institute has attracted nearly 30 faculty members, and its academic program consisted of B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programs in CSE and ECE. In a relatively short time, it has earned a good reputation in India and abroad for being a center of quality education and research in IT. 2012 turned out to be the more remarkable year because, during the summer of this year, the institute started functioning from its permanent campus in Okhla. Smt. Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi, inaugurated the campus in October 2012.

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