Tamanna Tamang|Oct 21, 2021
IIT Madras calls for applications for online data science programme
IIT Madras has opened applications for online data science programme. The last date to apply is August 30 and the new batch will commence in September.
CHENNAI: The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) on Monday called for applications for its online data science program. Said to be the first-of-its-kind, the program, launched last year, aims at making a data scientist out of anyone who has cleared class XII and studied English and Maths in Class X, according to a press release from IIT-M.
The classes for the new batch would begin in September 2021.
"The program provides a unique opportunity to study at IIT-Madras without having to go through joint entrance examination (JEE). Students can pursue the diploma in programming and data science along with their on-campus courses," the release said. The last date to apply for the course is August 30, it said.
Those interested can apply through the website - https://onlinedegree.iitm.ac.in, the release said. Anyone regardless of his or her geographic location, academic background and profession can apply, it added.
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