The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced Artificial Intelligence (AI) from the session 2019-20 in affiliated schools to enhance multidisciplinary approach in teaching, learning and to sensitize the new generation.
CBSE has collaborated with several organizations such as Intel, IBM, Microsoft, Private Schools, etc for designing the curriculum and textbook material of AI. Also 41 training programmes on Artificial Intelligence have been conducted in schools affiliated with CBSE at various parts of the country in which 1,690 participants (principals and teachers) have been trained.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) which is a regulatory body for technical education under the Ministry of Education, under its scheme, National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) selected Ed-Tech companies who are providing AI based personalized adaptive learning solutions in various disciplines. AICTE has introduced AI and Data Science as a discipline in Engineering programs in many Institutes. Various IITs and IIITs are running courses on AI.
AICTE started conducting Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) with the help of Industry and Institute of National repute. So far 250 FDPs have been conducted in thrust areas including AI.
Regular innovation activities are being conducted in these Innovation Councils at Institutes in coordination with the Ministry of Education – AICTE Innovation cell. All the IIITs have established incubation centres to promote innovation among its students.