In this age of computers and everything being digitalized, knowledge about machines is very important. Presently AI is one of the fastest-growing job titles in industry. Many everyday influences of artificial intelligence are altering the way our daily lives look. Our financial institutions, legal institutions, media companies and insurance companies are all figuring out ways to use artificial intelligence to their advantage. From fraud detection to writing news storeys with natural language processing and reviewing law briefs, AI’s reach is extensive. The school of Sciences and Emerging Technologies of Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University, Patiala has started Certificate Course in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science from the session 2020-21. This programme covers subjects related to artificial intelligence. The Certificate course is of 18 credits consisting 3 subjects and 1 year Diploma Course is of 36 credits consisting 3 subjects in each semester. This will give strong foundation to the learner. One also get to learn programming languages used in AI along with information about various tools and approaches used in AI. The Certificate Course in AI and DS of Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University has been designed to supply trained manpower in ever growing IT and IT Enabled industry.