MTech (AI) @ IISc

The two-year MTech in Artificial Intelligence aims to fill the critical needs of the industry and to fill the gap in the availability of high-end AI scientists and engineers. The vision of the MTech (AI) programme is to impart rigorous training in the foundations and deep technology of Artificial Intelligence to produce graduates who can become world leaders in AI and lead India‚Äôs march towards leadership in this important area. This programme is offered by the Division of EECS (comprising CSA, ECE, EE, and ESE departments), CDS, and CPS.  Click here to know more details on cutting edge research on AI@IISc

25 March 2024: Please note that the written test for admission through the GATE mode of entry will be conducted on 15 April 2024 from 9:00 to10:30 AM in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IISc. The shortlisted candidates will be informed by the Admissions section of IISc in the first week of April. Further details on the written test will be emailed after that.

Details of Written Test for MTech (AI) – Admissions 2024.

There are two modes of admission to MTech (AI), either through GATE or through CFTIs.

GATE Mode of Entry: Eligible GATE papers CS, DA, EC, EE. Eligible qualifying degrees: BE/BTech or equivalent, MSc (2-year and integrated), 4-year BS or BS (Research) or equivalent, MMath and MStat.

CFTI Mode of Entry: BE/ BTech/ 4-years BS or BS (Research) or equivalent, in any branch of Science/Engineering from a CFTI with a CGPA of 8.0 or above.

In both modes of entry, shortlisted candidates will need to appear for an in-person written test, details of which will be communicated at an appropriate time

The admission portal for the 2024-25 session.

Deadline for online submission of applications: 23:59 hours of 22.03.2024.

Overseas Citizen of India applicants: Please visit here

International applicants: Please visit here

Syllabus and sample question paper for MTech (AI) Written Test

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  1. Joint programme offered by the Division of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Sciences EECS (comprising the Departments of Computer Science and Automation (CSA), Electrical Communication Engineering (ECE), Electrical Engineering (EE), and Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE)), Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS), and Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS).
  2. Curriculum tailored to bring students to the forefront of AI research and development.
  3. Programme designed and administered by more than 30 faculty members working in leading edge topics in AI (
  4. One year research and development project to make our students the creators of futuristic applications of AI.
  5. Emphasis on publications, patents, products, and software.
  6. State-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities at one of the top institutions in the country.
  7. Excellent placement opportunities in reputed companies and industrial research labs pursuing high end, deep technology aspects of AI.

Mr. Mondal Saankhya Subrataa is a happy recipient of the prestigious Prof. Sargur N. Srihari Gold Medal awarded to the Outstanding Student in MTech (AI) 2020-2022 batch.

Hari Govid Shrawgi is a happy recipient of the prestigious Prof. Sargur N. Srihari Gold Medal awarded to the Outstanding Student in MTech (AI) 2019-2021 batch. He is also the first recipient of the award since its institution.

GroupM Artificial Intelligence Lab inaugurated at Department of Electrical Engineering on October 13, 2021, by Shri M.A. Partha Sarathy, CEO, MindShare, South Asia.

Timken AI Lab was inaugurated in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering on April 28, 2022 by Mr. Sanjay Singh, Head of HR, Timken.

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