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IIT Hyderabad partners TalentSprint to equip young talent in AI

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The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has announced a professional programme on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Emerging Technologies in partnership with TalentSprint.

The first-of-a-kind five-week residential programme is designed for the graduating students and senior college students. The course is likely to commence from May 27, 2019.

IIT HyderabadSpeaking on the occasion, Dr U B Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabd, said: “Our new Centre for AI will impact industry and society in manifold ways. While other executive programs focus on upskilling senior professionals, we will develop smart young talent with strong AI and emerging tech capabilities to fuel the future of India’s tech sector. This summer program with TalentSprint is a significant initiative and will leverage the expertise of many acclaimed professors at IIT Hyderabad.”

Under National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), IIT Hyderabad (IITH) is ranked 9th among Indian engineering institutions in 2018. The institute is in list of top ten engineering colleges consistently for the last three years.

IIT Hyderabad is the first institute in India to offer a B Tech programme in AI announced last month. The institution is considered a leader in state-of-art R&D and academic innovations.

TalentSprintDr Santanu Paul, Co-Founder and CEO of TalentSprint, said: “In the next decade, AI will power a new wave of careers and create millions of high-value jobs worldwide. We are delighted to partner with IIT Hyderabad on this novel program aimed at preparing young talent.”

“On offer is the rich expertise of IIT Hyderabad professors combined with TalentSprint’s digital platform and industry connect. The residential facility will enable participants to experience life on a premier IIT campus, while the final certificate will prepare them for exciting careers in the future,” Paul added.

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