JAM 2020: The online registration and application process will begin from September 5 and will conclude on October 8. The entrance exam will be held on February 9 (Sunday) and the results for the same will be announced on March 20, 2020.
The faculty will analyse data of calls the UP Police receives and help the officials devise a plan to curb crime. The study would work on predictive policing with the use of AI, data analytics etc. The experts will also train police in DNA forensic technology.
"With IIT Kanpur's strong footing in research capabilities and critical infrastructure, I am confident that our association with Tech Mahindra will lead to novel indigenous technology developments in Cyber Security," Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur, said.
The Research Training Group will set up 50 PhD projects, which will be supervised by scientists from both India and Germany. The first funding of the program will begin with an investment of €3 million from each of the two organizing partners - Heidelberg University and DBT.
This came two months after an inquiry by a retired High Court judge found four teachers guilty of violating the conduct rules of IIT-K and the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act after Saderla complained of harassment and discrimination by them.