The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Madras) in the present day introduced scholarships for undergraduate (BSc) programming and data science students. The scholarship programme launched in collaboration with Verizon India is supposed for meritorious students whose annual household earnings is lower than Rs 1 lakh. Through this scholarship programme, chosen students will obtain monetary help for 4 tutorial phrases, the discharge talked about.
Dean (Alumni and Corporate Relations), IIT Madras, Prof Mahesh Panchagnula stated, “Verizon India has been a long-time supporter of our efforts in helping deserving students on their education journey. We are delighted to partner with them again to support financially distressed students in the BSc program in programming and data science.”
The undergraduate course on programming and data science was launched final 12 months. As per the course curriculum, first-year students will be taught the fundamentals of programming and data science whereas in the diploma 12 months ability programs, and utility of those programs will probably be taught and in the ultimate stage students will find out about specialisations. By the tip of the three years, a BSc diploma will probably be provided.
Learners will get entry to the 4 weeks of the course content material of 4 topics (arithmetic, English, statistics, and computational pondering). These students will undergo the course lectures on-line, submit on-line assignments, and write an in-person qualifier examination on the finish of 4 weeks. In this programme, all students who clear the check with an general rating of fifty per cent will probably be eligible to register for the foundational program.
Students wishing to hitch the course can apply at onlinedegree.iitm.ac.in.