Admission Alert: IIIT Raipur launches new B.Tech course on data science and artificial intelligence
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Times News Network
In view of the growing demands of data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), the International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur (IIIT-NR) has introduced two new B.Tech and M.Tech programmes in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
The programme is a joint venture between the Government of Chhattisgarh and the National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC Ltd). Both the programmes are aimed at rendering both theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the emerging technologies. The global market of data analytics is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.08% from 2017-2023. Graduates can get jobs as web crawlers and as in-houses data scientists wherein they have the job of collecting data from internal and publicly available data sources. In addition to this, data analytics cab be utilised to build income, respond to rising patterns, improve operational proficiency and streamline marketing to make an upper hand.
Pradeep K. Sinha, vice chairman and director, IIIT Naya Raipur, said, “The scope of our new B.Tech programme in DSAI shall include methods and algorithms involved in collecting, curating, managing, analysing, and transforming data into information, which in turn enables creation of knowledge and decision-making in a variety of application domains.”