IIIT-Delhi in collaboration with Great Learning launches Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
Delhi : Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology-Delhi, (IIIT-Delhi), one of India’s leading higher education institutes with undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Computer Science and allied areas has announced the launch of a new Post Graduate Diploma Program in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, in collaboration with Great Learning, one of India’s leading EdTech companies for higher and professional education. The program will be delivered online and includes a combination of live classes by IIIT-Delhi’s faculty, hands-on tutorials, and project-based learning sessions. The program will address the growing need for talent in cutting-edge areas that require a sound grounding in Computer Science fundamentals and an ability to apply artificial intelligence (AI) techniques.
The 12-month online program has been designed to fit into the schedules of both working professionals and students. It aims to deliver a comprehensive learning experience imparting industry-relevant skills in artificial intelligence and machine learning, built on key computer science fundamentals. The delivery of the program will be via live interactive lectures, hands-on tutorial sessions, recorded online videos, industry expert sessions and projects, which would enable students to build applications to solve real-world problems. Learners will gain a strong understanding of foundational and applied aspects of computer science by studying programming with Python, data structures and algorithms, design and analysis of algorithms, and databases. They will understand and apply state-of-the-art AI techniques including advanced machine learning algorithms and deep learning, followed by a comprehensive capstone project, which will help in building overall expertise in developing AI-based solutions that would draw insights from massive amounts of data.
“Data is the new oil of the digital economy and the way we will lead our lives in the near future will be transformed by the use of AI, and its applications to the big-data innovation ecosystem. The PG diploma program in Computer Science and AI will equip the students with advanced knowledge and practical skills to meet the growing challenges of the various data-driven industries. The partnership with Great Learning will help create new opportunities and greater accessibility for the interested students and working professionals.” said Prof. Ranjan Bose, Director IIIT-Delhi.
Speaking about the collaboration Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder and CEO, Great Learning said, “Our mission has always been to make high quality, transformational education accessible and affordable to aspiring learners. Through our collaboration with an esteemed University like IIIT-Delhi, we are creating opportunities for learners to get access to the latest skills to power ahead in their careers and contribute meaningfully to our nation’s economic growth. The scope of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning has grown tremendously over the last few years. The accelerating adoption of these technologies, both in India and globally, has accelerated the demand for skilled professionals in these domains. This program will address this growing demand.”
Upon successful completion of all requirements of the program, participants will earn a Post Graduate Diploma from IIIT-Delhi as well as acquire an alumni status of the institute. Learners will have access to robust career support from Great Learning through its career assistance platform, GL Excelerate, which includes resume and interview preparation support, access to career mentorship, and job opportunities. The platform has partnered with 500+ leading organizations including JP Morgan, Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture, IBM, Infosys, Dell, HCL, Capgemini, and Cognizant, which leverage the extensive talent pool available to fulfill their workforce requirements.