Trivandrum: Aiming to enhance the IT skills at both technical and academic levels, the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) has joined hands with Microsoft and National Instruments (NI).
Microsoft India Ltd has signed a MoU with the Academy in this regard for mutual participation in programmes.
National Instruments (NI) has also entered into an agreement with the Academy to contribute towards improving the quality of engineering sector. NI would impart engineering skills to students and faculties of ICTAK member colleges. NI signed the MoU at a meet held for engineering students of the capital city at Technopark here.
Pointing out the importance of education and qualification in the job market, ICT Academy Chairman and co-founder of Infosys, S D Shibulal said that good communication skills and experience in the job concerned were necessities to emerge successful in any job. He was responding to queries raised by students.
“The need of the hour is to acquire skills essential for each sector and one should strive for the same,” Academy Board Member and Founder of IBS Group, V K Mathews said.
On the occasion of the Academy’s first anniversary, student’s interaction programme was conducted at Travancore Hall, Technopark.
The first copy of ‘Convergence’, an international journal was released by Shibulal by handing over a copy to Chief Editor, Dr. A S Manoj.
Directors of ICTAK, TCS Academic Relations Head, Dr. K Kesavaswami; UST Global Chief Administrative Officer, Alexander Varghese and ICTAK CEO, Santhosh Kurup interacted with the students. More than 150 students, along with their teachers, participated in the meeting.
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