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IIT Hyderabad becomes the first institute to launch a B.Tech course in AI

IIT Hyderabad has announced the launch of a full-fledged Bachelor's programme in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.

IIT Hyderabad becomes the first institute to launch a B.Tech course in AI
  • IIT Hyderabad has become the first institute in the country to launch a full-fledged Bachelor's programme in AI technology.
  • IIT Hyderabad will be the third institute to globally to offer the B.Tech course in AI.

One must know:

  • Other institutes providing similar courses in AI are US-based Carnegie Mellon University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

About Artificial Intelligence:

  • Artificial Intelligence refers to the process of making a computer, a computer-controlled robot or a software think intelligently, in a similar manner the intelligent humans think.
  • Artificial Intelligence is designed by studying how human brain thinks, and how humans learn, decide, and work while trying to solve a problem, and then using the outcomes of this study as a basis of developing intelligent software and systems.

About the Course:

  • The Bachelor's course in AI would fill the demand gap which far exceeds the current supply.
  • The Bachelor's course in AI will train students in the fundamentals of computer science, AI and Machine Learning, in addition to sensitising them to the ethical issues in deploying AI-based solutions.
  • The course would focus on application verticals such as healthcare, agriculture, smart mobility, among many others.

Question:

Q. Which institute has become the first institute in the country and third globally to launch a full-fledged Bachelor's programme in AI technology?
a. IIT Delhi
b. IIT Hyderabad
c. IIT Madras
d. IIT Bombay
IIT Hyderabad becomes the first institute to launch a B.Tech course in AI IIT Hyderabad becomes the first institute to launch a B.Tech course in AI Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 20, 2019 Rating: 5

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