Designed for working professionals, the program aims to enhance and re-acquire the skills of candidates for a fast-paced career in cyber security as well as artificial intelligence and deep learning.
Launched by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) and Times Professional Learning (TPL) under its brand The Second Wind (TimesTSW) Postgraduate Certificate Program in Cyber Security And Postgraduate Certificate Program in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Time to announce a strategic partnership with each other.
The Post Graduate Certificate Program (8-month course) in Cybersecurity will enable candidates to take up the role of Network Security Specialist, Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security Architect, Cyber Security Manager, C-Suite. Chief Information Security Officer. The demand for cybersecurity domain experts has doubled in the past year amid growing concerns about global security breaches and rapid digitization in organizations and institutions during epidemics.
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The Post Graduate Certificate Program (9-month course) in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning will provide candidates with detailed knowledge about AI and Deep Learning through our comprehensive curriculum. The program focuses on basic and advanced learning through Python programming, data analytics, neural networks, computer vision, and image recognition. It will help prepare candidates for competitive and sophisticated job roles such as AI and ML Engineer, Computer Vision Specialist, Software R&D Engineer, Cloud Support Engineer, among others, which involves high level technical skills and training.
Anish Srikrishna, Chief Executive Officer, Times Professional Learning, commented on the launch of the program.“Artificial intelligence and deep learning are revolutionizing every industry around the world, and will be key across all of their functions, including supply chain and customer management,” he said. Digitization has become an integral part of our lives. However, it has exacerbated our vulnerabilities and made us prone to frequent cyber attacks. There is an urgent need to build a strong cyber security force to combat cyber attacks, including malware, ransomware and phishing attacks. Our postgraduate certificate programs in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning and Cyber Security in partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati will create highly skilled and future-ready professionals to build and excel in this domain. “
Speaking at the launch event, Prof. TG Sitaram, Director, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, “IITG is working to offer professional courses in the future fields of technology, science and management. As DS and AI-based technology penetrated rapidly through its seamless process and improved productivity through human intervention, IITG launched UG and doctoral programs at DS & AI through its new Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. With the increasing adoption of technology, there is a growing need for people with the best-in-class technical skills to meet this demand. Our collaboration with Times TSW for these programs will meet DS / AI / DL and cyber security requirements across different sectors. The curriculum is carefully crafted with elementary and advanced subjects to provide our students with a wide range of knowledge across this specialized domain that is tailored to the needs of the industry. These programs will enable professionals to improve their skills, knowledge of evolving technology and their career graph. We look forward to collaborating on a few more courses in the future. “
Applicants with a bachelor’s degree with at least 50 percent marks and at least two years of work experience in IT or software development will be eligible for this course. Candidates will receive a certificate issued by the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Times TSW for completing the program.
These programs will address the needs of the industry, help professionals improve and enhance their knowledge base in AI, DS, DL and cyber security. These programs include weekend-led live instructor-led sessions with industry experts from IIT Guwahati and members of the Times TSW faculty. Students will participate in a Capstone project where they will demonstrate skills they have acquired by solving real-world business problems and will include a five-day immersive learning experience on the IIT Guwahati campus.
TimesTSW (The Second Wind) is a brand of Times Professional Learning that provides an ecosystem of executive education for working professionals. It offers programs that address the growing needs of Industry 4.0 through learning-centric, innovative, industry-relevant, role-specific, and technology-supported solutions.
TimesSW has transformed its approach, curriculum, pedagogy, teaching methods, engagement and delivery methods, as well as a paradigm shift in executive education through assessment and evaluation metrics. TimesTSW strives to make world-class education assessable for aspiring students through strategic collaborations with the best academic institutes in the country, offering executive education activities for working professionals who are constantly improving their professional qualifications.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) Founded in 1994, 2019 marks 25 years of glorious existence. Currently, the Institute has eleven departments, five interdisciplinary academic centers and four schools covering all major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes. , MTech, MSc and PhD programs. The Institute currently provides a residential campus with 425 faculty members and more than 7,000 students. In addition to its reputation for teaching and research, IIT Guwahati has been able to meet the aspirations of the people of the North East since its inception in 1994. The picturesque campus is located on 285 hectares of land on the north bank. The Brahmaputra is about 20 km from the city center of Guwahati.
IIT Guwahati is the only academic institution in India that was ranked by the London-based Times Higher Education (THE) in 2014 – under the age of 50 – occupying a place in the top 100 world universities and even maintaining its high position in various international rankings today. In the recently released QS World University Rankings 2022, IIT Guwahati is ranked 41st globally in the ‘Research Sites per Faculty’ category and 395th overall. IIT Guwahati ranks 7th among the best engineering institutes in the country in the ‘India Ranking 2019’ announced by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD). IIT Guwahati is also ranked 2nd in the ‘Transparency Rankings’ conducted by the government. In India recently, IIT Guwahati has been ranked as the top university in 2019 for IT developers by HackerRank in Asia-Pacific region.
Other frontier areas of research and innovation include IIT Guwahati Genomics, Developmental Biology, Healthcare and Bioinformatics, Flexible Electronics, Advanced Functional Materials, Sustainable Polymers, Advanced Sciences and Rural Technology, Durigur. Water resources and management. In its silver jubilee year, IIT Guwahati is poised to reach new heights through all-round growth and development.
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