About IIT Bombay

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) is one of the fifteen higher institutes of technology in the country set up with the objective of making facilities available for higher education, research, and training in various fields of science and technology. Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan is attempting to facilitate the empowerment of people in rural areas in terms of livelihood, education, and skill generation through Information and Communication Technology (ICT). IIT Bombay has also honored Prof Ganesh’s work on “Adaptive framework for end-to-end corrections in Indic OCR”.

About the work from home job/internship

Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include:

1. Work on algorithm optimization, interface, and application development
2. Write well designed, testable, & efficient code by using best software development practices
3. Work on the development of applications employing the backend of C++
4. Engage in UI development using QT creator
5. Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and applying them to operations and activities
6. Occasionally working on the pipeline of OCR text correction, to understand the ground scenario (converting scanned text to digital text, with manual correction of OCRed text)
7. Develop the next generation of algorithms to allow our users to enjoy a smooth experience whilst using the application
8. Debug and resolve issues using open communities like Stack Overflow and GitHub.

Who can apply

Only those candidates can apply who:

1. are available for the work from home job/internship

2. can start the work from home job/internship between 3rd Sep’20 and 8th Oct’20

3. are available for duration of 6 months

4. have relevant skills and interests

Other requirements

1. Expertise in key C++ terminologies including vectors, templates, etc.

2. Understanding of pointers and OOPs is a must

3. Proven background in coding competitions like Hacker Rank

4. Ability to formulate a development problem, design, experiment, and implement solutions in C++

5. Should be self-motivated to fix the issues while coding and look for the solution in open communities like Stack overflow and Github

6. Good to have experience working with UI development with C++ using tools like QT Creator

7. Must carry their own laptops



Letter of recommendation

Flexible work hours

5 days a week

For more information, visit- https://www.cse.iitb.ac.in/~ganesh/

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