Indian Institute of Technology Madras is launching two diploma programs in Programming and Data Science. These top-of-the-line diploma programs, carefully designed by leading experts in the field, are the only official diplomas offered by IIT Madras.
Learners need not have an engineering or computer science background. The diplomas are open to students, working professionals, and job seekers who have completed at least two years of their undergraduate education in any discipline through any mode.
“We are delighted to offer this program to the students, working professionals, and job seekers who are passionate about building a career in programming and data science. The convenience of online learning combined with in-person assessments makes the program flexible while retaining academic rigour. With our rich experience in the online education space, we are well-equipped to handle scale, provide an enriching and engaging learning experience.,” said Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras.
The applications are now open for the Diploma entry Qualifier Exam. The last date to apply is 15 November 2021, and those interested can apply through the link here.
“It is important to have skilled manpower in data science and programming from India to meet the requirements of the global economy. I am happy to see that IIT Madras is launching relevant programs on par with the industry requirement. Education is a continuous process of learning. Students and working professionals will have to continuously upgrade their knowledge and skills to stay competitive in today’s workplace. I am confident that these diplomas will reach a diverse set of learners who are passionate about building a career in programming or data science,” said Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
The portal for the diploma entry was launched by Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, in the presence of Mr Thirumala Arohi, Senior Vice President, Infosys Limited, and Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras.
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