IIT Madras is yet again accepting applications for its Post Baccalaureate Fellowship in artificial intelligence. For which, only women with an exceptional academic record can apply.
The fellowship is being offered by Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI). It is a centre of IIT Madras known for research in artificial intelligence and data science.
More details about the program:
The Centre has the largest network analytics, deep reinforcement learning, and the most active natural language processing and deep learning groups. Speaking about the unique experience this Fellowship will provide, Prof B Ravindran, Head, RBCDSAI, said: ”The Post Baccalaureate fellows are expected to undertake independent research under the mentorship of a Faculty member at RBCDSAl.
They can work with various research teams, and establish collaborations with the numerous visitors and affiliates of the Centre.” Those selected will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs 40,000.
Who Can Apply for IIT Madras Artificial Intelligence Fellowship?
The fellowship opportunity is open to candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria:
The candidate should have a 4 year bachelors or a masters degree in areas relevant to RBCDSAI.
The candidate should be under 28 years of age as on 31 March 2022.
Candidates can apply for a Phd during the fellowship.
However, if the fellow decides to quit before the completion of the tenure, 1 month prior notice is required.
Benefits of the Program:
Women who get selected for the IIT Madras two-year research fellowship in artificial intelligence can expect the following benefits:.
The centre claims to have the largest network analytics, deep reinforcement learning, and the most active natural language processing and deep learning groups.
The fellowship is with a gift from Google Research.The fellows at the Centre publish in top journals and conferences.
Participants will get an opportunity to attend talks and interact with top scientists from around the world.The selected fellows work with a wide network of people, within and outside the campus.
These collaborations help the fellows in advancing their career in the industry or in academia.
Each fellow is provided with health insurance as well as library privileges inside IIT Madras.
The fellows will additionally get support to attend Women in Tech events like ACM-W, and Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.Selected fellows will receive an opportunity to be paired with a woman mentor from academia or industry as desired by the fellow.
Those selected will be entitled to a maternity leave as allowed by rules.
Exercising responsible artificial intelligence practices is one of the crucial skills taught here which prepares the candidate for their success post-fellowship.
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