FAQ | AI and Emerging Technologies Program by IIT Hyderabad | TalentSprint

Frequently Asked Questions

About AI and Emerging Technologies

Learning Format

Program and its Impact

The program has made constant efforts in delivering the highest possible quality learning experience for the participants. The response has been exceptional. Here is the feedback from some of the participants in their own words

Building an in-depth understanding of AI and Emerging Technologies requires an effective learning format. For students pursuing their regular studies during the weekdays, generating the same intensity and energy during weekends for gaining expertise in such technology needs a structured approach.

This 6-month Certification Program is designed in an intense interactive format that spans across 3 units. The program is hands-on with a balanced mix of online classes and project bootcamps. You will get assistance from mentors throughout the program.

The project bootcamp will be held at the IIT Hyderabad campus, enabling you to experience IIT campus life and work in teams with exceptional peers from institutions across India.

It is this structure that has witnessed participation of 160+ participants since inception.

The Program will be led by collaborative faculty from IIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint. Find details here

  • a. Ability to build and deploy AI applications
  • b. Learn from top IIT professors
  • c. Reinforce learning by applying concepts in industry-relevant assignments and projects.
  • d. Globally recognized IIT Hyderabad Certification that will boost your resume

Yes , You will receive exclusive Internship and outstanding Placement support.

This is an expertise building program for students, and you will obtain a globally recognized IIT Hyderabad Certification. Expertise built in this program will prepare you to explore opportunities in the area of AI and other DeepTech areas. The program helps you build your profile on Github, Kaggle & LinkedIn and prepare for interviews.

Startup enthusiasts will be supported by mentorship and incubation support from IIT Hyderabad.

As an Institution of National Importance, IIT Hyderabad enjoys autonomous status under the MHRD, and operates outside the purview of UGC/AICTE guidelines.This program is a fully approved certificate program offered through the IIT Centre for Continuing Education.

Selection Process

IIT Hyderabad conducts the selection process for the program. Candidates will be selected based on the education profile, online proctored test and selection by the committee.

Recent graduates in STEM fields

Currently pursuing graduation

Basic Programming knowledge is required

Program Fee

A participant not holding an Indian Passport or is not residing in India will be considered an International Participant.

Yes. 0% EMI options can be availed to pay the program fee.

The Program fee is ₹2,00,000 plus GST. See details on this page

No, the application fee is non-refundable.

No. The program fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.

Program Content

Unit 1: Learn the Fundamentals of AI & Emerging Technologies

    Python for AI

  • Basics of Python
  • External Libraries(Numpy, SKlearn, Pytorch)
  • Pandas for data wrangling
  • Visualization using Matplotlib

    Maths for AI

  • Probability
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus and Optimisation
  • Descriptive & Inferential Statistics

Unit 2: IIT Hyderabad Certification on AI & Emerging Technologies

    Machine Learning

  • Regression and Classification
  • Clustering and Dimensionality Reduction
  • Ensemble Methods and Sequence Labeling
  • Neural Networks and Deep Learning

    Applications of AI

  • Image Processing
  • Speech Processing
  • Text Processing

    Emerging Technologies

  • Internet of Things
  • Blockchain
  • Quantum Computing


  • E-commerce Recommendations
  • Object Recognition
  • COVID-19 Prediction from Chest X-ray Images
  • Spam Filter Analysis
  • Detect Fake News using Deep Learning & Blockchain
  • Secure and Scalable Framework for Efficient Integration of IoT and Blockchain
  • Music Separation using DNNs

Unit 3: Profile Building & Interview Preparation

    Github & Kaggle Profile

  • Software Engineering practices for ML
  • Deployment of Cloud Platforms: Azure/AWS/GCP
  • Identifying and selecting appropriate Kaggle problems
  • Improving Kaggle scores

    Interview Preparation

  • Making Effective Presentations
  • Group Project Presentations
  • Building LinkedIn Profile
  • Mock Interviews
  • a. 6-month program
  • b. Batch 6 starts in Jan 2024 by IITH Professors
  • c. Bootcamp at IIT Hyderabad*
    Dates will be declared keeping in mind safety of the participants
  • d. Interview preparation and profile building

The program will be delivered through faculty-led interactive live sessions on TalentSprint's ipearl.ai. These online sessions will be held during weekends, which is convenient to working professionals. Participants will be able to interact with the faculty through video, audio, and chat. They will also be able to chat with fellow participants of the program during online sessions.

Reading material (pre/post session) will be shared regularly through the Online Learning Management System.

Batch 6 starts in Jan 2024. For more information, contact us at support.aiet@talentsprint.com

It is a 6 months program including Project Bootcamp, Assignments and Case Studies.

A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the program. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIT Hyderabad.

The main sessions are conducted by IIT Hyderabad faculty. Introductory modules will be delivered by TalentSprint faculty.

About the Platform

Do not worry. In case you miss a session, you will be given access to view the recorded version of the session within a specified timeframe.

Attendance will be recorded regularly during this program. Participants need to maintain a minimum attendance criterion in each course of the program.

  • a. An internet connected device, Computer/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone, is enough to access the platform.
  • b. Web-camera and Mic with necessary power backup will be needed for proctored online assessments.

All the participants are required to execute, before the start of the program, an agreement that consists of the standard Program Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:

  • Part A: Etiquette and Platform Rights
    • a. Classroom Etiquette & General Policy Guidelines
    • b. Tools and Platforms in Use
    • c. Tools and Platforms: Terms of Use
  • Part B: Honor Code
  • Part C: Certification
  • Part D: Program Fee, Refund and Termination Policy


  • a. Ranked #8 (Engineering Institutions) by NIRF (2023)
  • b. World-class Academic Research Culture: With 500 sponsored research projects and 3400+ Scopus indexed publications
  • c. Collaborations with Global Centers of Excellence (Japan) for projects in disaster management, multimodal transportation, and data science for agriculture.

IIT Hyderabad is one among the 2nd generation of IITs started by the Govt. of India. It has been consistently ranked among the top ten engineering institutions in India. The Institution is creating a unique holistic educational ecosystem that offers interactive learning, a highly flexible academic structure, cutting-edge research, strong industry collaboration, and entrepreneurship. To encourage startup enthusiasts, the institution hosts i-TIC Foundation, a Technology Business Incubator that focuses on creating a supportive and nourishing environment for entrepreneurs. For more information please visit www.iith.ac.in.

  •  10 Years of Excellence
  •  200K Empowered Professionals
  •  95% Completion Rate
  •  85 Net Promoter Score
  • ‘Winner’ - Indian Achievers Award 2022 

Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of the NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform ipearl.ai offers a onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications, and outcomes. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honoured with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, constituted by the Indian Achievers Forum for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit our website.