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Data Science and Machine Intelligence will be offered as an executive PG program at IIT Madras

A 12-month postgraduate (PG) level advanced programme in Applied Data Science and Machine Intelligence has begun at IIT Madras’ Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and AI (RBCDSAI). The programme was created in collaboration with TalentSprint.

The first cohort of the PG programme, which begins in August 2021, is now accepting applications. Candidates may learn more about the requirements, fees, and how to apply online at iitm.talentsprint.com/adsmi/.

Data Science, Data Architecture, Data Analysis, and Data Engineering are on course to become the most popular career tracks by 2022, according to the World Economic Forum, and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics expects 11.5 million job vacancies in these disciplines by 2026.

Head of RBCDSAI and Professor of Computer Science at IIT Madras B Ravindran, said: “Mastering data science requires a strategic approach. Young professionals need to focus equally on building strong fundamentals and applying the learnings to solve real-world problems across multiple industry domains.” 

Several RBCDSAI faculty and experts with interdisciplinary backgrounds will teach live and interactive online classes and mentor candidates as they learn hands-on and work on capstones in a variety of industries, including finance, healthcare, manufacturing, software engineering, smart cities, and so on.

Live teaching and interactive online classes and mentor participants as candidates will learn heads-on and Work on capstone projects in a variety of industries, including banking, healthcare, manufacturing, software engineering, and smart cities and all this will be done by several RBCDSAI faculty and experts from an interdisciplinary background. 

Santanu Paul, CEO and Managing Director of TalentSprint, said: “The demand and supply gap in Applied Data Science is immense right now, and this program has been designed to squarely address it.” 

“This programme is best suited for early-career professionals eager to build strong data science expertise. We will adopt a case study-based approach towards teaching the program to build strong industry readiness. We also aim to include a campus visit towards the end of the program so that participants can benefit from the real-life experience.” Arun Rajkumar, Program Director and a core member of RBCDSAI, said.

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