Wipro, IISc Collaborate for Online Master's in AI Program
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Wipro, IISc Collaborate for Online Master's in AI Program

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InIn response to the government's initiative to address the skill gap in emerging technologies, Wipro, a prominent IT company, has announced a collaboration with the esteemed Indian Institute of Science (IISc). The partnership aims to provide eligible employees with access to a higher education program focusing on artificial intelligence (AI).

The online Master's in Technology (MTech) course offered through this collaboration will concentrate on essential areas such as AI, foundational aspects of machine learning (ML)/AI, data science, and business analytics. These areas have seen a surge in demand for skilled professionals, making this initiative timely and crucial.

Sanjeev Jain, the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Business Operations at Wipro, expressed confidence in the program's ability to equip selected employees with the necessary knowledge and capabilities to navigate the evolving landscape of AI. He emphasized the potential for participants to drive significant business outcomes.

Selected Wipro employees enrolled in the program will have comprehensive access to IISc faculty members, online lectures, libraries, and alumni networks. Additionally, they will receive mentorship from experienced professionals within Wipro's data, analytics, and AI practice.

Admission to the program will be contingent upon rigorous entrance tests and evaluations administered by IISc, ensuring a high standard of academic excellence.

Professor Rajesh Sundaresan, the Dean of the Division of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Sciences (EECS) at IISc, highlighted the rigorous curriculum designed to meet the same standards as full-time programs. Faculty members will deliver content online, covering foundational concepts and real-world applications tailored for working professionals.