IBM and NASSCOM Foundation on Tuesday announced the culmination of the first year of the New-collar Employability Skills Programme under which more than 2,500 students completed this IBM-certified course on emerging technologies of data science and cloud computing.
These students are from 23 colleges across Karnataka, National Capital Region and Haryana, a joint statement said.
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This Corporate Social Responsibility intervention by IBM engaged students through an on-campus approach in a 204 hour- long blended training model that uses online and face-face training immersions to build skills in data science and cloud computing, it said.
Students from 23 Tier-2 and Tier-3 non-technical institutions were trained by training partners TMI and iPrimed, the statement said.