Published On: Wed, Mar 27th, 2024

NSDC partners with MentorKart& IIT Guwahati to equip youth with job-ready skills for the tech market

New Delhi, March 2024.

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MentorKart and IIT Guwahati to launch a Post Graduate Certification Program in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning to make them employable and industry ready.

The initiative focuses on introducing a credit-based certification courses in cutting-edge skills and facilitates their smooth transition into internships and employment within the technology sector. The MoU was exchanged between Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD of NSDC International, and Ashish Khare, CEO, MentorKart- a Career and JobTech platform.

It is built with extensive input from industry leaders, ensuring curriculum relevance and incorporating real-world project opportunities. Additionally, flexible learning options with micro-credentials, aligned with NCVET and NSQF guidelines, will provide pathways for seamless career growth opportunities. The program will also include a Campus Immersion option, providing a one-week campus immersion experience to enhance the practical learning environment.

Commenting on the partnership, Shri Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD,NSDC International said, “At NSDC, we are committed to providing individuals with key skills vital for growing in today’s dynamic job market. Our collaboration with MentorKart marks a significant leap forward in this endeavour. This initiative of India’s First Outcome-Driven Microcredit Course in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning will further empower aspiring tech enthusiasts to embark on a transformative journey towards unparalleled career excellence.”

Students will learn from qualified instructors and gain practical guidance from experienced professionals from IIT Guwahati and Industry Leaders. This unique partnership will also help aspiring students to acquire advanced training in innovative concepts and techniques, motivating them to explore cutting-edge technologies within India’s Techade.

MentorKart boasts of building a Tech Platform to bring the entire ecosystem of skilling and employability together where all stakeholders who are contributing towards making the youth of Industry ready, employable participate. This ecosystem consists of mentors, content creators, university /colleges, job portals, placement companies, partners from tier2/3 cities, along with government agencies like NSDC to create strong supply of skilled workforce for the tech market.