Hyderabad: The Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE) announced here on August 17 that it is entering into a partnership with Tata Consultancy Services’ strategic unit, TCS iON to provide industry-relevant courses with an eye on improving employability for students enrolled in various universities across the State.
The programme comprising of three majors – Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science is offered in collaboration with TCS iON, many academic institutions, and other industry practitioners. The industry-relevant degree programme hopes to provide students with hands-on experience and allows them to build industry-ready skills. Furthermore, the programme aligned with the UGC/AICTE framework aims to improve opportunities for students to showcase skills to potential recruiters.
“With the evolving dynamics of skill demands today, it is observed that there is a need to upskill the youth of Telangana to make them job-ready. There is a huge gap that exists between academic degrees and industry readiness,” remarked Sabitha Indra Reddy, Education Minister for Telangana. She also added that the industry will connect students to corporate wherein they can explore various job opportunities and internships.
The meeting was organized by the TSCHE and is hopeful of democratizing access to quality education, said a press release from the body.