Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems find application on various business processes, including customer services, logistics, healthcare, smart city and data analysis.
It is seen as ‘the next generation disruptor because of its potential to change core business processes, factory processes and the very nature of work performed.
Most businesses and factories in India are beginning to appreciate the benefits of AI systems and are increasingly investing in the adoption of smart machines and automated technologies. In labor intensive industries like retail, automotive, manufacturing, logistics and agriculture – automated machines are being used to make up for productivity gaps and increase efficiency.
An estimate of about 150 million dollars has been invested in the Indian sector of AI by only private companies. And the number of investment has been growing. Artificial Intelligence is among those domains which is witnessing fastest adoption among all the industry sectors.
Currently there are about 400+ startups working on AI and machine learning domains in India. AI has the capacity to generate $957 billion for the Indian economy by the year 2013. According to Economic Times, “AI based startups witnessed 108% growth in funding in India in 2018”.
In recent years, career opportunities in artificial intelligence (AI) have grown exponentially to meet the rising demand of digitally transformed industries. The demand for skills with regards to artificial intelligence has increased in double numbers in the past three years. Naturally, the number of AI job profiles has also increased by almost 119%.
But a good number of Indian employers are struggling to get the right talent in AI and the top tech and consulting companies are constantly looking for right AI talents.
Career Prospects in AI –
- I Engineer
- Business Intelligence Developer
- AI Researcher
- Research Scientist
- Machine Learning Engineer
- Python Developer
- Big Data Architect/Engineer
- Algorithm Specialist
- Robotic Scientist and more
However, to gain AI skills, a formal degree in the same is preferred by both candidates and employers. In the ‘Annual Survey on Data Science Recruitment in India 2018’ conducted by Analytics India Magazine, 33% respondents agreed that a degree in the same is ‘Crucial’ whereas 28% people responded saying that it’s ‘Important’.
If you opt to enroll in any masters in artificial intelligence course, you will get to learn –
- Algorithm and Logic Design
- Programming Using Python
- Robot Motion Planning
- Advanced Engineering Math
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Big Data Technology
- Image Processing
- Robotics Lab
- Machine Learning and more
An artificial intelligence course in Kolkata under Maulana Abul Kalam University of Technology (MAKAUT) is an industry oriented curriculum that explore popular analytics tools and techniques and multiple programming languages.
To get a competitive advantage over the professionals from the same field, a degree of masters in artificial intelligence will be beneficial to professionals as well as students. Moreover, currently in India, the remuneration of AI professionals range anywhere between Rs 6 lacs to Rs 1 crore annually as per their years of experience.