The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur will offer a new undergraduate programme in artificial intelligence and data science from the academic session 2020-21. The new BTech programme will have courses in computer science, mathematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and their applications in various domains.
Students who opt for the course can also take a specialisation in areas including visual computing, socio-digital realities, language technologies, robotics, and the Artificial Intelligence of Things. Students will also have the option to pursue MBA (tech) in the fifth year as dual-degree option in the School of Management and Entrepreneurship, the IIT said in an official release.
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Prof Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT-Jodhpur, said: “Under the broad umbrella of IIT Jodhpur’s unique proposition of AI for everything, students belonging to the academic programmes in AI, Data and Computational Sciences will be part of scientific innovations for solving local and global engineering and social problems in close collaboration with industry. Students will be part of the institute’s initiatives for ensuring better life and livelihood for all with AI as the enabling force. IIT-Jodhpur would like AI and Data Science students to explore transdisciplinary research agenda fostering collaborative opportunities across all the departments of IIT Jodhpur and partner organisations.”