Frequently Asked Questions

About AI/ML

About the Program

Program and its Impact

Eligibility and Selection Process

Program Content

Schedule and Details

The PG Certification Program in AI/ML is a 9 months program comprising LIVE Classes, Lab Sessions, Campus Visits*, Capstone Projects, and Hackathons for fast-track learning.

There is an option for applicants to exit the program after 6 months with Advanced Certification. The PG Certificate, however, gives access to 3 month's project-oriented modules. In these 3 months, participants get to work on AI-specific projects with guided mentorship.

Building expertise in AI/ML requires a hands-on approach. Therefore, to benefit from a real-time learning experience, applicants are recommended to opt for a 9 months program.

*Exact dates for Campus Visits to be announced based on safety guidance.

You can pay the fee for the PG Certificate and upgrade anytime before the PG Program begins.

The PG Certificate is recommended for all tech professionals looking for career growth. Ideally, young professionals with 1 to 5 years of experience must explore this program as it gives them an opportunity to work on AI-specific projects with guided mentorship.

Yes, if you are an alumni of the Advanced Certification Program and would like to join the PG Certification, please get in touch with the RM to discuss the details.

The program will be delivered through faculty-led interactive live sessions on TalentSprint's These online sessions will be held at a schedule convenient for working professionals. Participants will be able to interact with the faculty through video, audio, and chat. They will also be able to chat with fellow participants of the program during online sessions.

As per the program norms, participants have to maintain at least 75% of attendance during the program's tenure. Going by the curriculum, it is recommended that participants maintain attendance for enriched learning. In the event of unavoidable circumstances, if any, one can access the recorded lectures on our platform to cover up for the missed sessions.

The program includes continuous formative and summative assessments. The final scores will be determined based on the sum of scores of various assessments.

Yes, participants are required to have their laptops. Lab Exercises will be conducted on a cloud-based platform provided by TalentSprint.

There will not be any facilitated lab sessions after the program is over. However, you can seek support from mentors with a prior request based on availability.

Reading material (pre/post session) will be shared regularly through the Online Learning Management System. The access will be available for 1 year from the date of the commencement of the program.

A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the program. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIITH.

All sessions are conducted by the TalentSprint and IIITH Faculty. Industry experts may be invited to share their valuable experiences.

The classes are scheduled between 9 am and 6 pm.

To ensure a productive yet engaging weekend for participants of the program, we have designed this hands-on learning approach where:

  • You get to attend insightful interactive sessions with some of the finest research experts in the country
  • You will put your capabilities to test through assessments, projects and capstones
  • You will team-up with top notch industry peers and work on group projects, presentation, and participate in hackathon challenges
  • You will be able to to network with your professionals from top companies
  • You might even meet your future colleagues or your startup co-founder!

The time invested in these months will lay down a strong foundation for building your career.

The 96% completion rate for the program stands as a testimony to the design and high-engaging nature of the program.

Program Fee

For program fee-related details, please visit Fee page

A participant not holding an Indian Passport or not residing in India will be considered an International Participant.

Yes, flexible EMI options are available that enable you to pay the program fee in installments. Please reach out to your RM to know about the details of the schemes available.

Special scholarships are available for Academia, Startup, Women, Youth, and participants joining in a Group.

No, the application fee is non-refundable.

No. The program fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.

Yes, late payment charges are applicable as follows: :

  • Delay of up to 5 days - ₹3,000
  • Delay of 5-10 days - ₹5,000
  • Delay beyond 10 days would lead to cancellation of enrollment and the fee paid will be forfeited

Building deep-tech expertise is an absolute necessity for professionals in this fast-changing world constantly disrupted by technology.

    Professionals have multiple options for funding.

  1. Sponsored by employer
  2. Self-funded: Based on our experience of enabling 3000+ professionals who have participated in our executive programs, self-funding is the most preferred option with over 80% choosing this.
    Three key reasons why professionals opt for it:
    1. Freedom: To opt for a program of their choice, at a time of their choice, with an institution of their choice and not be restrained by the organization's policy.
    2. Flexibility: To pursue greater career opportunities well even beyond their current employer or to nurture their entrepreneurial ambitions.
    3. Funding: Access to flexible EMI schemes (paying as low as Rs. 5,550 per lac per month).
      We have also observed that the commitment levels were higher among self-funding participants.

About the Platform (Interactive Platform for Experiential and Remote Learning) is created by TalentSprint's engineering team led by our Chief Technology Officer, an IIT Kanpur alumni. The platform integrates best-in-class open source technologies and SaaS services and perfected them over the last seven years.

When this platform was built, we intended to offer it to our partners and customers for digital learning and delivery. Since 2013, the platform has been extensively used by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur, IIIT Hyderabad and IIT Hyderabad, and many more of our customers and partners. To date, more than 300,000 students have used this platform, which is reputed for user experience, quality, and scale.

This feature-rich platform has become so popular that some of our partners are now using it for their academic needs.

    The tried and tested direct-to-device platform enables 24 x 7 learning for its users. Some key benefits of the platform are:

  1. Intuitive student experience through a user-friendly LMS
  2. Seamless faculty experience through state-of-the-art Studios
  3. Highly Interactive Online Classes
  4. Effective group/peer learning/projects through Breakout Rooms
  5. Proctored Online Assessments with detailed analysis
  6. Insightful Reports on student engagement and performance
  7. Flexible integration with other components, as needed

    A comparative study of against Canvas, Impartus, Moodle, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom was conducted. Features in the following categories were compared:

  1. Instructor-led Learning
  2. Self-paced Learning
  3. Assessments/Evaluations
  4. User Experience
  5. Customer Support
  6. Scalability and Performance
  7. Integration and Customization
  8. Others

Do not worry. In case you miss a session, you will be given access to view the recorded version of the session soon.

  1. An internet-connected device, Computer/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone, is enough to access the platform.
  2. Web-camera and Mic with necessary power backup will be needed for proctored online assessments.

All participants are required to execute, before the start of the program, an agreement that consists of the standard program Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:

  1. Part A: Etiquette and Platform Rights
    1. Classroom Etiquette & General Policy Guidelines
    2. Tools and Platforms in Use
    3. Tools and Platforms: Terms of Use
  2. Part B: Honor Code
  3. Part C: Certification
  4. Part D: Program Fee, Refund, and Termination Policy


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Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) at IIIT-H was established in 2015 to give a fillip to research, teaching, and entrepreneurship in the Broad Intelligent Systems Area. The Machine Learning Lab acts as an umbrella organization at the institute to both strengthen the existing groups and facilitate new activities in related areas. It also acts as a force multiplier in attracting projects and funding from the government and industry sectors, coordinating research in related domains across different IIITH centers, as well as in the institute's research collaboration with other academic institutions in the country. For more information please visit

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Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of the NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications, and outcomes. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honoured with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, constituted by the Indian Achievers Forum for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit our website.