IIT Delhi Launches Certificate Program in Machine Learning and Deep Learning

The program will enable learners to gain proficiency in Python programming and understand the fundamentals and challenges of ML.

September 29, 2022: The Indian Institute of Technology has launched the Certificate Program in Machine Learning and Deep Learning to provide learners with the skills to design and implement various techniques to build proficiency in these technologies to foster growth in this field.

The six-month certificate program in Machine Learning and Deep Learning will develop Python programming skills, including skills to load and preprocess data from online and offline databases using pandas. It will also allow learners to design and train neural networks using Keras and TensorFlow modules and design various techniques for real-world applications.

Machine learning and deep learning find their applications for product recommendations, online fraud detection, image and speech recognition, natural language processing, virtual assistants, etc. According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs 2020, machine learning and other new era technologies have led to several new opportunities and a demand for skilled professionals across all industries. Reports suggest that investment in AI and machine learning will grow in India at an impressive CAGR of 33.49% through 2023.

The Machine Learning and Deep Learning certificate program will be conducted on a state-of-the-art Interactive Learning (IL) platform and delivered in Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode. It follows a proven pedagogy consisting of classroom exercises, presentations, simulations, hands-on projects and case studies. The program will help learners to significantly improve their skills by learning topics such as deep learning, applications of machine learning, data analysis and applied mathematics and Python programming.

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi observes that as organizations are investing heavily in machine learning and deep learning technologies to meet future challenges, the rapid adoption of technology across industries will drive opportunities and a demand for qualified and highly qualified personnel. The Machine Learning and Deep Learning certificate program will nurture talent to make India one of the largest markets for the adoption and use of advanced technologies.

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi:

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Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is one of 23 IITs established to be centers of excellence for training, research and development in science, engineering and technology in India. Established as the College of Engineering in 1961, the Institute was later declared an Institution of National Importance under the “Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act 1963” and renamed “Indian Institute of Technology Delhi” . It was then granted Deemed University status with the power to decide its own academic policy, conduct its own examinations and award its own degrees.

Since its inception, more than 48,000 people have graduated from IIT Delhi in various disciplines including engineering, physical sciences, management, and humanities and social sciences. Of these, nearly 5,070 have obtained a doctorate. degrees. The number of students graduating with B.Tech. degree is higher than 15738. The rest graduated with master’s degrees in engineering, science and business administration. These alumni now work as scientists, technologists, business leaders and entrepreneurs. There are several alumni who have moved away from their original disciplines and have turned to administrative services, active politics or are with NGOs. In doing so, they have contributed significantly to nation building and industrialization worldwide. IIT Delhi has been consistently ranked in the top 5 management institutes and 1st among research and professional practice institutes according to NIRF 2022 and NIRF 2021 management category rankings.

Continuing Education Program (CEP), IIT Delhi

Executive education is a vital need for companies to build a culture that promotes new technologies and solutions and creates a workforce that keeps abreast of rapidly changing needs in the technology, business, and regulatory landscape. Committed to the cause of making quality education accessible to all, IIT Delhi has launched online certificate programs under eVIDYA@IITD (ई-विद्या@IITD), enabling virtual and interactive learning for the advancement of youth@ IITD for Indian and international participants.

These outreach programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) are designed to meet the training and development needs of various organizations, industries, society and individual participants at national and international levels with a vision of empowering thousands of young learners by offering high-quality online certificate programs in cutting-edge fields for their career advancement in different fields of engineering, technology, science, humanities, and management.

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Sherry J. Basler