M.Tech. (AI) @ IISc

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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) programme 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 programme is offered by the Division of EECS (comprising CSA, ECE, EE and ESE Departments) and RBCCPS.

Admissions 2022 - Application and deadline


The admission portal for the 2022-23 session.

Eligible GATE Papers: CS, EC, EE

The deadline for submitting online application is 23:59 IST on 22nd March 2022

Indian and Overseas Citizen of India applicants: Please visit here

International applicants: Please visit here

There will be an online test (with remote login through a browser). The test will check the ability of the applicants.

The email invitations have been sent out to all short-listed candidates. Please check your spam/junk folder if you have not received. 

Date & time of written test: 25th April 2022; between 15:30 – 17:00 hrs. 

Instructions for taking the test

  1. The test duration will be 1 hour only.
  2. The test will have four modules (Aptitude, Maths, Programming, Algorithms)
  3. Only C programming basics will be asked in the test.
  4. All questions will be objective multiple choice type questions.
  5. Candidates must be in the field of the webcam during the entire duration of the test.
  6. Any network or power outage of short nature, the candidate can re-join the test back and complete the test. The system will only use the time spent on the website.
  7. The continuous feed of webcam will be monitored throughout the test. The candidates are expected to maintain highest levels of academic integrity. Any evidence of malpractice will result in immediate disbarring of the candidate’s application. The candidate’s application to other programs in IISc as well as any future applications will also be adversely affected by indulging in malicious activities.
  8. If any notes or calculations are done using pen and paper, all these actions should strictly be within the field of webcam view only.
  9. The exam can be started only between 15:30 and 16:00 hrs only. Once the test is started, the candidate will get a maximum time of 1 hour to complete the test. After 16:00 hrs no candidate, would be allowed to start the test.
  10. You may use the blank paper while taking the Test but make sure you don’t go out of the camera which would lead to disqualification.

Syllabus and sample question paper for M.Tech. (AI) Written Test

If you have questions, please browse through the FAQ to see if your question is already answered. If not please send an email to mtechoffice.ai@iisc.ac.in


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), Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE)) & Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber-Physical Systems (RBCCPS).
  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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