Welcome To The Centre of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence

The Centre for Excellence in Artificial Intelligence (CAI) in IIT Kharagpur has been set up in April 2018 in recognition of the increasing importance of the role of Artificial Intelligence. It leverages more than three decades of research and contribution of IIT Kharagpur in fundamental and applied AI. AI and ML are playing a transformational role in every sphere of human endeavor and requires to be nurtured by talent and an ecosystem of innovation.

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Courses provided by Centre of Excellence in AI



05 SEP 2019

General Instructions The Hackathon poses three research challenges relevant to our country. The competition…


06 OCT 2018

Prof P P Chakrabarti, Director of IIT Kharagpur met with several industry members and Alumni in Bengaluru…


05 OCT 2018

upai-summit.in up.AI (pronounced “upay” (उपाय), meaning “solution” in Hindi) is a joint initiative of…


  • AI Shiksha (National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal)
    AI Shiksha (NAIRP) is a website developed by Centre of Excellence in AI, sponsored by Amazon Web Service and supported by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. It is a repository for research papers, datasets and online course materials related to AI and related areas. It also contains the video lectures, course materials and auto-evaluated… Read more
  • Campus Modeller
    This is a software developed by Centre of Excellence in AI in partnership with i-Hub Drishti, IIT Jodhpur and Prithvi.ai, funded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under the RAKSHAK scheme against Covid-19. The software allows us to simulate the spread of a pandemic like Covid-19 in any university campus, under various hypothetical… Read more