Frequently Asked Questions

Most Frequently Asked Questions

Senior College Students and Recent Graduates (B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, BSc., MSc.)

Applicants will be selected based on their educational background. The final decision of admission rests with the Program Selection Committee.

This program on AI and emerging technologies is specifically designed for recent graduates and senior college students. This program is launched by Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad in association with TalentSprint. The Program starts on May 27, 2019.

IIT Hyderabad ranks 9th on the list of India’s elite engineering institutions in 2018, as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). It has consistently ranked in the top ten list for the last three years. It is also the first Indian Institution to introduce a B.Tech program in AI and has been running an M.Tech since 2017.

This program is designed in a five-week residential format during the summer of 2019 and provides an opportunity to learn Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain, and Quantum Computing from reputed IIT Hyderabad professors, stay for a month in a premier academic campus and obtain a high-value certificate upon completion from IITH.

Participants will get to work on industry projects like E-Commerce Recommendations, Object Recognition, Social Network Analytics and more. They will also be able to network and associate with current and future tech leaders.

The lab sessions will be in batches of 15-20 students each supported by a mentor to enable personalised focus on every individual. The lecture sessions will be for around 200 students, which will enable wider interactions and higher learning impact.

The successful participants will receive IIT Hyderabad Certification.

The program starts on May 27, 2019. This is a 5-week full-time Program and delivered at the IIT Hyderabad Campus.

Selection Process

  • APPLY: You will need to apply online at this website
  • SELECTION: Your application will be verified by the Selection Committee. You may be asked to provide documents to support your eligibility.
  • JOIN PROGRAM: Once you’re selected, you will be notified about further formalities to be completed as per the Enrollment Schedule

If you are not confident of your eligibility, but still keen to join the program, you can apply online and send out an email to describing the reasons for the selection committee to consider your application. At the sole discretion of the selection committee, your request may be accepted or denied.

The Applications have commenced for the program. As we have limited seats and intend to have multiple selection tests and interview slots, on reaching the numbers, the applications will close. Announcement will be made on the website about this development.

Yes, a College Student who will be completing B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA/B.Sc/ M.Sc in the next two years can apply for this Program.

Within 3 days of Interview, you will be notified at your registered email address, in case you are selected for the Program. Thereafter, you will have to finalise your Program Registration by completing remaining formalities.

Recent Graduates and Senior College Students from B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA/BSc./MSc. streams having more than 60% marks in 10th and 12th.

Enrollment Process

Based on your application and eligibility, you will be automatically notified about the scholarship for which you are eligible. In case you need to share some additional details for availing the scholarship, you can send an email to after your selection with your selection ID.

Scholarships are available for Women, Alumni of IIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint and other Meritorious Students. The Scholarship will be announced to those who are selected after the Selection Test and the Interview. Decision on Scholarship is solely at the discretion of the Program Selection Committee.

There are Limited Seats for the Program. The final decision of admission rests with Program Selection Committee.

You can enquire about the EMI option with your Relationship Manager after registering for the program.

As we expect a large number of aspirants to join the program, you will be required to enroll within 3 days from receipt of selection confirmation. In case you do not join within the said time, the seat may be offered to other aspirants and you may lose the opportunity to join the program.

You will receive a Selection Confirmation email on being selected for the Program.

Program Fee

Details Dates Amount
Registration Fee Within 2 days of selection Rs.20,000
Program Fee Within 2 days of selection Rs.230,000
Boarding Fee Limited Seats Within 2 days of selection Rs.15,000
Canteen Charges During Program On actuals
Total Fee Rs.2,65,000+GST

This is a full-time program and hence best suits the residential format. However, there are only limited rooms available at the Residential Facility. Once the existing rooms are booked, option to be a day scholar for the program may be offered to limited students.

Yes. EMI Schemes are available for the Program Fee, subject to the terms and conditions of the financing partner for the program. You can enquire about the EMI scheme after registering for the program.

In case of delay within 7 days, a late fee of Rs. 8,000 will be applicable. In case the delay is in excess of 7 days the registration will be canceled and you will not be eligible for any refunds. Further, the seat reserved for you will be released to other candidates without any further intimation to you.

Canteen charges are charged as per actuals.

Registration Fee and Program Fee are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Program Content

A full-time residential Program consisting of 5 modules taught over a duration of 5 weeks.

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The Program Curriculum consists of 5 Modules

Module 1 - Foundations of AI

Module 2 - Machine Learning

Module 3 - Applications of AI

Module 4 - Emerging Technologies

Module 5 - Projects

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In case of an emergency or failure to attend any Class or Lab Session, kindly notify your respective Faculty and seek assistance to cover up for the missed sessions. You can watch the video recording of classes in your online LMS account.

Lab Sessions will be conducted at the IIT Hyderabad Campus mentored by AI practitioners and researchers.

The sessions are conducted by IIT Hyderabad Faculty. Click here for the details

Yes, you will be provided with curriculum related material.

Yes, industry experts will be invited for interaction.

There will be mentors assigned to assist you during the Lab Sessions.

Yes, you will receive value-added exposure to Industry Projects.

Yes, the Participants are required to carry their personal laptops.

Program Outcomes

There is no Placement Assistance. But a Certificate of Merit from the IIT Hyderabad marks the beginning of a productive career.

AI is fostering tech innovations across every industry sector and is a massive force multiplier. It has already reached the citizen scale, affecting everyday applications in Financial Services, Consumer Tech, Automobiles, E-commerce, Healthcare, and Defence. Furthermore, emerging technologies such as IoT, Blockchain and Quantum Computing are accelerating this disruption. The success of future professionals in technology, business, and research careers depends heavily on mastering AI and emerging technologies of tomorrow. This Program will make you ready for the future.

Provisional Certificate will be issued at the end of the Program. Final Certificate will be delivered in less than one month of completion.

You will learn

  • Concepts like Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Quantum computing.
  • Use tools like Python, NumPy, TensorFlow, SKlearn.
  • Explore new age career or entrepreneurship in the field of Machine Learning & Emerging Technologies.
  • Study Use Cases on Computer Vision, NLP and Speech Recognition.

You will build

  • Projects on real-world applications
  • Portfolio to showcase your skills to the world
  • A Career in new-age digital technologies

You will be able to host your Project on Github/ Google Colab and will be able to showcase the work in the future.

All successful participants will receive IIT Hyderabad Certification.

Will be shared at the time of joining the program.


The Program is intended for Recent Graduates and Senior College Students from B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA/BSc./MSc. streams with basic coding knowledge. Knowledge of code writing in any one of the following languages is preferable: C, C++, Java, C#. During the actual Program, the focus will be on Python, which is part of the Curriculum.

Yes. 5 weeks are sufficient for you to enter the world of AI and Emerging Technologies. Being a residential full-time Program, you will be learning over 250 hours. This is equal to 6 courses in a typical College Curriculum but delivered in an intense boot camp format.

Further, continuous learning and practice will be necessary for keeping in line with the developments in this dynamic field. You will also have 1-year access to reinforce your learning.

Recent Graduates and Senior College Students from all over India.