TIST sign MoA with ASAP to conduct Certification Course in
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
ASAP (Additional Skill Acquisition Programme), addressing the skill gap of engineering students launched Advanced Skill Development Canters (ASDC) in 19 Engineering colleges across the State. ASDC acquaints the students with futuristic courses like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Block Chain Technology, Data Analytics etc. MoA were signed between ASAP and 19 Engineering colleges to set up ASDCs and to deliver AI& ML course to the selected students in the initial phase. Toc H Institute of Science and Technology was chosen to be one among the selected ASDC from 11 self financing colleges across Kerala. The other ASDCs include 4 Government Engineering Colleges and 4 Aided Colleges.
The Honourable Minister for Higher Education, Shri. K.T. Jaleel formally inaugurated the event held at Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum on 15th November 2018 and launched the program. He emphasized on the role of skills in the job market and how ASAP is playing a crucial role by providing futuristic skill courses to the students.Shri. Saji Joseph, Head-ILP Corporate functions, TCS talked about how Artificial Intelligence is becoming common in our lives and becoming an Industry standard.
Prof (Dr.) Preethi Thekkath, Principal, Toc H Institute of Science & Technology and Ms. Sreela Sreedhar , Associate Prof & HOD CSE, (Nodal Officer of TIST ASDC), attended the function at Trivandrum.
The Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning course, certified by IIT Chennai, is of one year duration with 600 hours of course content covering relevant theory, practical’s and Project. The faculty from the selected institutes were trained in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, who in turn will be delivering the course to the students. ASAP assists the students through Internship and placements as part of course completion.