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IIT Madras Launches New Deep Tech Course on Data Science and Machine Learning in Partnership with TalentSprint

IIT Madras and TalentSprint have announced a multi-year partnership with TalentSprint to offer Advanced Program on data science and machine intelligence

IIT Madras, through its centre Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and AI (RBCDSAI), in partnership with TalentSprint is offering a 12-month PG level advanced program in applied data science and machine intelligence. The program is designed for early career professionals keen to build careers in data science and artificial intelligence.

Elaborating about this partnership, Dr. B. Ravindran, head of RBCDSAI and professor of computer science at IIT Madras and a Mindtree Faculty Fellow, said: “Mastering data science requires a strategic approach. Young professionals need to focus equally on building strong fundamentals and applying the learnings to solve real world problems across multiple industry domains. IIT Madras, India’s No. 1 NIRF ranked institution, has always been a top choice for serious learners from all over the world. It is home to RBCDSAI, an interdisciplinary centre comprising faculty across 8+ IIT Madras departments and 80+ researchers leveraging data science to extract actionable insights in the fields of technology, finance, smart cities, finance and healthcare. Working with TalentSprint, with their exemplary track record in deep-tech education, allows us to transmit our collective expertise to ambitious young professionals in the early stages of their careers and give them a head start.”

Who Can Take the IIT Madras Course on Data Science and Machine Learning

The course is open to early career professionals keen to build a career in data science and machine learning. The qualifications required are as follows:

  • BE, ME, BTech or MTech or an equivalent degree.
  • Early career professionals having 1 to 5 years of experience.

Dr. Arun Rajkumar, program director and a core member of RBCDSAI, IIT Madras said: “This program is best suited for early career professionals eager to build strong data science expertise. We will adopt a case study-based approach towards teaching the program to build strong industry readiness. Several leading RBCDSAI faculty and experts from an interdisciplinary background will teach live and interactive online classes and mentor participants as they learn hands-on and work on capstones across diverse industry domains such as finance, healthcare, manufacturing, software engineering, smart cities, etc. We also aim to include a campus visit towards the end of the program so that participants can benefit from the real-life experience.”

How to Apply for IIT Madras Course on Data Science and Machine Learning

Applications for the first cohort of the PG level advanced program in Applied data science and machine intelligence, which starts in August 2021, is now open. Those who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate from CEC, IIT Madras.

Dr. Santanu Paul, CEO and managing director of TalentSprint, said: “Partnering with IIT Madras is a rare honour and we are excited to be working together. The demand and supply gap in Applied Data Science is immense right now, and this program has been designed to squarely address it. We believe the exceptional subject matter expertise of RBCDSAI combined with the contextual industry expertise and online delivery infrastructure of TalentSprint will start to address this widening gap. To that end, we are setting up a dedicated career accelerator to work closely with industry looking for talent and program participants to create win-win outcomes.”

To Apply, visit the officia website:

One response to “IIT Madras Launches New Deep Tech Course on Data Science and Machine Learning in Partnership with TalentSprint”

  1. Data Science says:

    Thanks for the info. Having many high-paying job roles, Data Science has become a lucrative career option for people across all walks of life.

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