IIT Jodhpur invites applications for MTech in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

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New Delhi, Updated on May 25, 2023 17:51 IST

Working professionals having a degree in B.E./ B.Tech./M.Sc./MCA in any discipline can apply

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur in collaboration with TIH iHub Drishti Foundation, IIT Jodhpur has invited applications for admission to the part-time MTech program in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR & VR) for the Semester commencing in session 2023-24.

To cater to the immediate requirement of working manpower trained in emerging AR & VR technologies, IIT Jodhpur & TIH iHub Drishti Foundation, IIT Jodhpur offers a part-time MTech. Working professionals with a B.E./ B.Tech./M.Sc./MCA degree in any discipline are eligible to apply for this program.

The interested candidates must note that the last date to fill the application form is 10th June 2023. This will be the second batch or cohort of the program offered by the School of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, IIT Jodhpur.

The program offers working individuals the opportunity to pursue an MTech in AR-VR Technologies as off-campus students, with limited on-campus immersions of no more than 15 days per semester. The program has a minimum duration of two academic years, where a student needs to fulfil the requirement of 60 credits.

The course curriculum will be led by faculty members from various IITs and industry experts. The selection of the candidates will be based on programming and/or written test and/or interview and/or any other criteria deemed suitable by the admission committee. Prior research exposure and/or industry experience in areas related to AR & VR will be considered a plus. More information on eligibility criteria, important dates and other application details can be obtained from https://ihub-drishti.ai/mtecharvr/.

Talking about the importance of this course for the working professionals, Prof. Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT Jodhpur, said, “IIT Jodhpur and TIH iHub Drishti Foundation are pleased to invite working professionals to apply for the M.Tech. in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR & VR) program. With AR and VR emerging as influential technologies, this innovative program, a first-of-its-kind by IIT Jodhpur, has been developed through collaboration with experts from various scientific fields, including industry professionals.”

Upon completion of the program, students can expect to possess a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge in the field of AR/VR technologies. This includes a deep understanding of fundamental concepts related to AR/VR, content creation, and hardware design for AR/VR applications. They will also gain expertise in areas such as game design, medical applications, AR/VR-based training simulators, navigation and tracking in AR/VR, scanning and 3D reconstruction, sensor data fusion, image synthesis, rendering, and animation. The program will enhance their awareness of recent trends in AR/VR systems and develop their ability to analyze and design AR/VR systems effectively.

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