Friday, December 7, 2012

Study at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi - for FREE

Free Online Graduate level course from IIT – Delhi and IIIT Delhi - Web Intelligence and Big Data

There are free online courses currently happening at various universities, and websites like are an amazing platform to bring those courses to millions to students through internet.

Indian Institute of Technology is one of the world’s most well known Technology institutes and getting an admission to this institute is in itself a big achievement. The same is for Indraprastha Institute ofInformation Technology Delhi.

However, now these both universities have come along together and are giving a completely free online course on Web Intelligence and Big Data through

This course is around application of AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques at web scale.

The information about this course could be obtained at Coursera’s Big Data course website, the dates for the course are yet to be announced, The course will be taught by Dr. Gautam Shroff, Vice President & Chief Scientist at Tata Consultancy Services and heads TCS’s innovation lab in Delhi, India.

Here is a short introduction of the course by Dr. Gautam Shroff himself.

It’s a great privilege in itself to be taught such a highly demanded course by the Guru himself.

The course website also lists what are the pre – requisites (Recommended Background) in order to be able to understand this course, to be honest all you need is your basic undergraduate mathematics and some understanding of Programming and how it works.
You can easily sign up for the course on and thereafter the dates of the course once announced will be emailed to you so that you don’t miss out on any lectures.

So guys, shall see you for sure at this course once it has started.