NIT Warangal partners with Edureka

By   |  Published: 12th Apr 2019  10:58 pm

Warangal: Electronics and ICT Academy of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, has partnered with Edureka, a global E-learning platform for trending technologies, to launch a Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) that will equip professionals for the cutting-edge and industry-relevant technology.

To address the need gap for trained AI professionals in the industry, faculty of NIT Warangal, Edureka experts, industry veterans, a large pool of SMEs and learners have collaborated to create a Post Graduate (PG) programme that seeks to develop the next cadre of high skilled professionals and experts in the field of AI and ML.

Talking about the partnership at a programme organised in Hyderabad, Ananda Rao Ladi, Chief Learning Officer, Edureka, said, “We are excited that one of the leading institutions in the country – National Institute of Technology Warangal has chosen to partner with us. It is a known fact that the skill gap in AI is a major deterrent to its adoption across businesses. Together we will provide holistic training to individuals to help them keep up with the pace of innovation using AI and ML in the industry.”

Dr NV Ramana Rao, Director, NIT Warangal, said, ” In the last few months, our dedicated faculty and team of researchers in the E&ICT Academy have collaborated with Edureka to create this course which will aid in meeting the unprecedented demand for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning experts in the near future. With NIT Warangal and Edureka coming together, it gives us an opportunity to bring you the best of both worlds – Our deep expertise and Edureka’s effective learning system and their commitment to excellence.”

This PGP is a rigorous nine-month programme with over 450 hours of intensive learning designed to make one not only ready to face the challenges of the industry but also attain excellence. Individuals will be mentored by NIT-W professors and on course completion; the individual will receive a PGP certificate and will be an Alumnus of the E&ICT Academy, NIT-W. Whether you’re a fresher or a professional, this programme is designed to prepare participants with the skills that they need to rise to the top of their career in AI & ML. Along with lifetime access to the course, this program promises 100 per cent placement assistance for all learners.