How to Register for Amazon India's Machine Learning Summer School Programme

Alan Joseph Alan Joseph
Jun 18, 2021 5 min read
How to Register for Amazon India's Machine Learning Summer School Programme

Machine Learning and Deep Learning concepts have become one of the sought-after skills required by a student in the industry. The role has seen an increased demand and recently even ISRO had introduced a free programme for students and professionals to enroll in the programme. In this article let’s look at the machine learning programme introduced by Amazon India.

Amazon Machine Learning – Latest News
About the Machine Learning Summer School programme
Aim of the Machine Learning Summer School programme
Who can Apply for Machine Learning Summer School programme?
Selection Process for Machine Learning Summer School programme
Curriculum of the Machine Learning Summer School programme
FAQ

Amazon Machine Learning – Latest News

Amazon India has announced that it would launch a Machine Learning programme which will be a summer school. The programme aims to focus on making students ready according to the industry requirements. The company has conveyed that the programme will be conducted free of cost and the applications for the summer school programme were announced to begin on 14 June 2021.

About the Machine Learning Summer School programme

The free Machine Learning programme conducted by Amazon India will be a virtual programme and the virtual programme will be conducted from 9 July 2021 to 11 July 2021. The course would begin at 9.00 am and would end by 6.00 pm.

The programme will also have an interactive Question and answer session where the doubts of the candidates will be answered and clarified. Amazon India has conveyed that their Machine Learning Summer School is designed in order to impact the core machine learning skills which help the students by making them ready according to the industry requirements.

The participants of the programme will also have the opportunity in being able to explore the machine learning skills with the expert scientists of Amazon.


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Aim of the Machine Learning programme

Rajeev Rastogi who is the VP of India Machine Learning at Amazon conveyed that the aim of the course is to prepare the students for science course which will help them in reducing the gap between the growing demand for the machine learning roles across the companies and the talent pool with the required amount of machine learning skills.

The company also conveyed that the Machine Learning Summer School which was launched on 13 June 2021 will be launched every year.

Who can Apply for Machine Learning Summer School programme?

The Virtual Summer School for Machine Learning is mainly meant for Engineering students who have enrolled for Bachelor’s, Master’s or for PhD programmes and are expected to graduate by 2022 or 2023. The programme will concentrate on students from these Universities in India:

  • IIT Roorkee.
  • IIT Guwahati.
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT) Tiruchirappalli.
  • NIT Surathkal.
  • NIT Warangal.
  • Anna University.
  • Delhi Technological University (DTU).
  • IIT Kanpur.
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc).
  • IIT Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
  • International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad.
  • IIT Bangalore.
  • Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi.
  • Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
  • IIT Madras.
  • IIT Kharagpur.
  • IIT Delhi.
  • Birla Institute of Technology (BITS).
  • IIT Hyderabad.
  • IIT Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad.

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Selection Process for Machine Learning Summer School programme

The interested students will have to check the eligibility criteria and those who are eligible will have to apply through the official website before 25 June 2021. There will be a selection test for the duration of 45 minutes and based on the performance of the test the eligible students will be admitted into the Virtual Machine Learning Summer School.

You can register for Virtual Machine Learning Summer School course on Amazon summer school India website
You can register for Virtual Machine Learning Summer School course on Amazon summer school India website

The part A will consist of 25 multiple choice questions which will cover the basic machine learning concepts and fundamentals on math topics such as statistics, probability and linear algebra. Part B will cover two programming-based questions.

Curriculum of the Machine Learning Summer School programme

The curriculum of machine learning summer school will cover the fundamentals of machine learning which will link them to the practical applications in the industry through a course duration of three days. The students will also get to learn about Deep learning and the course will also cover concepts about Probabilistic
Graphical models which will help in solving e-commerce industry specific business problems.

Conclusion

The problems include demand forecasting, catalogue quality, product recommendations, search ranking and online advertising. Amazon India will shortlist the students from their partnered universities with the results based on online assessments. The candidates will be able to get access to virtual tutorials and Amazon research conferences.

FAQ

What is the curriculum of amazon machine learning summer school programme?

The curriculum of Amazon machine learning summer school will cover the fundamentals of machine learning which will link them to the practical applications in the industry through a course duration of three days.

What is the last date of Amazon machine learning summer school?

The interested students will have to apply through the official website before 25 June 2021.

Is the Amazon machine learning summer school free?

Yes the machine learning summer school is free for students and this programme is mainly meant for Engineering students who have enrolled for Bachelor’s, Master’s or for PhD programme and are expected to graduate by 2022 or 2023.

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