The Department of AI is a newly launched department at IIT Hyderabad. Considering the interdisciplinary nature of AI, a separate department helps in creating a complete ecosystem for AI Academics and Research at IIT Hyderabad.
The Department of AI seeks talented and dedicated PhD students to develop highly skilled
human resources who can contribute to modern and cutting edge research and industrial
demand in AI.
The following is a broad collection of AI-related research areas at IIT Hyderabad.
- Deep Learning
- Explainable Machine Learning
- Generative Models
- Autonomous Vehicles
- Computer Vision
- Video Quality Assessment
- Speech Systems
- AI for Agriculture
- Bayesian Learning
- Social Media and Text Analysis
- Recommendation Systems and Data Mining
- ML in Astronomy
- Inference Algorithms
- Graphical Models
- Big Data Analysis
- Computer Architectures for AI
- AI and Internet of Things
- AI and High Performance Compung
- Natural Language Processing
Eligibility Criteria for Application to the PhD program
The candidate must have earned MTech/Equivalent Degree in CS/ECE/EE or related areas. The applicant must have already earned the Master’s degree, or should at least be in the final year of the respective program. In the latter case, it would be assumed that the candidate will be able to complete the degree by the time of admission into the PhD program.
For admission to the program, there will be a preliminary shortlisting depending upon the
academic background. Candidates who satisfy the shortlisting criteria need to appear for a
written test and/or an interview. The shortlisting criteria could be higher than the eligibility
criteria. In addition, the department has the right not to select anybody if no appropriate
candidates are found.
How to apply
IIT Hyderabad has a centralized online application portal for PhD admission. Candidates are
requested to visit this page for the application format and the submission link.
Last date for application: July 14, 2019
Shortlist announcement: July 16, 2019
Written test and/or interview: July 18 & 19, 2019
For any query, kindly write to firstname.lastname@example.org.