Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI), has emerged as a thriving field from Industry Utility and Employability point of view. This market is likely to swell to $20 billion by 2025. Companies are becoming increasingly reliant on data-backed intelligence and are eager to hire data professionals who can make sense of the information their respective businesses collect day in and day out. With the fast-paced expansion of the AI/ML job market, the skill gap is becoming a reason for worry. The Employer demand for AI skill outstripped job seekers by 2.2 times in Jun 2018. This supply-demand gap indicates a huge opportunity for mid and senior-level professionals to transit into the field of Data Science and AI.
To cater to the upskilling needs of IT professionals and to meet the industry requirements, IIIT-Delhi, in collaboration with IBM has launched a nine-month long PG Diploma program in Data Science and AI (PGDDS&AI). The institute will conduct the entire programme through online classes on the weekends on every Saturday and one Sunday every month.
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi, has launched application process for its PG Diploma in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It is offering this course in association with IBM.
It is a comprehensive diploma programme which allows professionals from different industry verticals (arts/commerce/medicine) to reboot their careers.
What you will learn?
1. Foundational Statistics, mathematical analysis, and optimization.
2. Fundamental and advanced machine learning and deep learning.
3. Solving real life problems arising from different industry verticals.
4. Data engineering techniques
5. Handling big data
6. In-depth understanding of various business application domains.
Who should apply?
Students who have completed BTech/BE in CS/IT/Math-and-Computing OR B.Tech/BE in any other discipline OR MCA or MSc. (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science) OR MBA OR Bachelors in Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics or equivalent, including Social Science students / Healthcare students and intend to pursue a career in Data Science and AI.
IT and other professionals with limited or no knowledge in artificial intelligence who want to make a career change.
Policy makers and senior-level executives, and not for profit leaders who recognize the importance of AI and want to harness its potential responsibly.
Decision-makers from anyorganization, any industry, and any country who work with internal or external technology teams.
Candidates will be first shortlisted based on their academic credentials and experience
Final selection will be done based on the interview
How to apply
The online application form is available on the official website:https://pgddsai.iiitd.ac.in/and the last date for the submission of online application form is July 20, 2020.
For more details regarding the admission process, please visit: https://pgddsai.iiitd.ac.in/