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IIT Kharagpur AI4ICPS Certificate Programme

Hands-on approach to AI for real-world applications

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₹ 5,999/- (Inclusive of all applicable taxes)
Registrations are closed for Cohort 2.
Cohort 3 Registrations will commence soon.

About the programme

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This Online Certificate Programme is offered by AI4ICPS of IIT Kharagpur in collaboration with TCS iON. AI4ICPS is an AI and ML Technology Innovation Hub established by the IIT Kharagpur.

The learners will acquire basic to intermediate level of proficiency in AI, with the help of industry and academic experts through live lectures and various hands-on tools used by the industry. Eligible learners will get minimum 3 interview opportunities. Also, all learners will get certificates basis on their performance. These certificates will be Certificate of Participation, Certificate of Completion and Certificate of Merit.

This course equips the learners to implement real world AI / ML algorithms hands-on using Python. Using a combination of Math, Python, and intuition, learners will practice Machine Learning problems and construct a mental model to understand how data scientists approach these problems programmatically. The course will also explore the inner workings of state-of-the-art AI applications like Generative AI (Natural Language Processing or NLP) and autonomous vehicles (Computer Vision).

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Glimpse of 'Certificate of Merit' Ceremony

Key Highlights

100 hours of overall experiential learning

Live lectures from IIT Kharagpur faculty

Modular quiz, tips and tricks, assignments

Discussion room community

Industry projects and use cases

Live doubt clearing sessions by the experts

Certificate of Merit for top 10% to be awarded at the IIT campus

Interact with industry experts from TCS & others

Get access to public datasets, tutorials, coding assignments etc

Industry preparedness from AI4ICPS Hub

Resume prep guidance by AI4ICPS Hub

Learning outcomes

  • Programming and Hands-on expertise in AI and ML
  • Mathematical fundamentals of AI
  • Exposure to the latest development in AI like Autonomous cars and Generative AI
  • Opportunity to appear for 3 corporate interviews for eligible candidates.

Learning outcomes

What you learn

Develop Hands-on expertise in


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Potential Job Role

Potential Job Role

Machine Learning Engineer

Deep Learning Engineer

ML Architect

AI Engineer

AI Architect

GPT3 Developer

GenAI Developer

Data Scientist

Programme pedagogy

Expert-led live sessions

Get trained by the eminent professors of IIT KGP and industry experts

Recorded session videos

Learn anytime, anywhere and on any device for future reference

Industry use cases

Get real-world experience through use cases

Peer networking and expert connect

Improve learning network and ask queries to the experts through communities

Enriched with hands-on sessions

Learners will get ample scope of Hands-on learning by getting real-world content and public datasets

Live doubt solving sessions

Get your queries answered by the experts during live classes

Digital certificate

Successful learners to receive a
co-branded digital certificate upon successful completion of the programme

Dedicated learning management team

To guide and update for learning needs

Programme curriculum

The course syllabus will be delivered through a combination of live lectures, recorded session videos, community-based digital classrooms as applicable.

Programme Structure

Please download the PDF for comprehensive schedule covering topics, industry and academia expert details.

Digital Certificate

Learners will be awarded a co-branded digital certificate upon successful completion of the programme.


Hear from Top Performers of Cohort 1

Meet the Mentor(s)


Please take a look at the most frequently asked questions; you might have your query answered here.

Undergraduates, postgraduates, graduates, and freshers with basic programming concept and advance mathematical background looking for a career as an AI/ML Engineer can apply for this programme.
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  • After login/sign up, you will be asked to share your details required to complete your purchase. This includes your name, email ID, phone number and other details.
  • In case of Buy Now: On successful submission of the form, you need to proceed to make the payment by clicking on "Click to Pay".
  • In case of Activate Now: A pop-up window will open. Enter the Licence Code and click on the "Activate" button. You will be asked to share your details required to complete the application form. This includes your name, email ID, phone number and other details. Once the activation code and your details are successfully submitted, click on "Get Started" and you can view the purchased variant in "My Dashboard".
  • You will receive a successful purchase message on your registered email ID/mobile number.
Note: "Activate Now"/ "Activate Code" is only applicable for institutional or bulk purchase.
    This certificate programme is envisaged to help build a strong foundation across various streams through live lectures, hands-on implementation of machine learning algorithms, assignments, quizzes, industry use cases and mentorship of renowned industry and IIT Kharagpur faculty members. Learners will also get an opportunity to showcase their skills to potential recruiters.
    The certificate programme will provide learners with an opportunity to learn and interact with the experts and get certified by AI4ICPS IIT Kharagpur. This programme will be a combination of 20% theory and 80% practicals (truly implementing hands-on/experiential learning paradigm).
    Learners who are looking forward to understand and implement AI/ML algorithms with real data sets through the lens of expert industry professionals and take up use cases should join this programme.
Eligible candidates will get an opportunity to appear in 3 job interviews basis their TCS iON National Proficiency Test (TCS iON NPT) score.
    1. Learners can appear for TCS iON NPT as per the course topic and TCS iON NPT schedule.
    2. TCS iON NPT has to be completed within 3 months from completion of the course.
    The duration of this programme is 3 months, where live lectures are planned every Saturday for 4 hours in the span of 14 weeks, including hands-on and doubt clearing sessions.
    1. Certificate of Participation (CoP): The Certificate of Participation will be given to all the participants, irrespective whether they have attended all the quizzes and submitted all the assignments.
    2. Certificate of Completion (CoC): The Certificate of Completion will be given to those participants who have attended all the quizzes and submitted all the assignments.
    3. Certificate of Merit (CoM): The Certificate of Merit will be given to the top 10% performers on the basis of their quiz and assignments marks. There will be a CoM ceremony at the IIT Kharagpur campus where the participants will receive the hard copy of the CoM certificates.