MTech (AI) @ IISc

Artificial Intelligence has captured the imagination of the entire world with its potential ability to solve complex societal problems of our times: universal access to healthcare and education, efficient transportation, increased efficiency in providing e-governance services to the public, etc. Focused national efforts are underway in many countries. The Government of India has initiated widespread discussion on how India should strive to be among the top nations in the world in the AI ecosystem. Click here to know more details on cutting edge research on AI@IISc

The two-year M.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence aims to fill the critical needs of the industry and to fill the gap in the availability of high-end AI scientists and engineers. The vision of the M.Tech. (AI) program is to impart rigorous training in the foundations and deep technology of Artificial Intelligence to produce graduates who can become world leaders in AI and lead India’s march towards leadership in this important area. This program is offered by the Division of EECS through the joint efforts of the Departments of CSA, ECE, EE, and ESE.

Admissions 2020 – Application and deadline

The admission portals for the 2020-21 session are open.

Indian and Overseas Citizen of India applicants: Please visit here
The deadline for submitting online application is 23:59 IST on 23 March 2020.

International applicants: Please visit here
The deadline for submitting your international application is 23:59 IST on 10 March 2020.

Interview –> No interviews will be held. Admission will be based on GATE performance. See revised admission criteria here.

If you have questions, please browse through the FAQ to see if your question is already answered. If not please send an email to Dr. G. N. Rathna.

Highlights of the programme

  1. Joint programme offered by the Division of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Sciences comprising the Departments of Computer Science and Automation (CSA), Electrical Communication Engineering (ECE), Electrical Engineering (EE), and Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE).
  2. Curriculum tailored to bring students to the forefront of AI research and development.
  3. Programme designed and administered by more than 30 faculty members working in leading edge topics in AI (https://ai.iisc.ac.in/).
  4. One year research and development project to make our students the creators of futuristic applications of AI.
  5. Emphasis on publications, patents, products, and software.
  6. State-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities at one of the top institutions in the country.
  7. Excellent placement opportunities in reputed companies and industrial research labs pursuing high end, deep technology aspects of AI.
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