to host the Foundation Skills In IT (FSIT) program for Faculty jointly conducted BY JNTUH , NASSCOM and its Council
Members – Accenture, Cognizant, HCL, IBM, Infosys, TCS, and Wipro come out a
training program. The Foundation Skills
in IT (FSIT) is aimed to empower students with IT related skills at the entry
level in the month of AUGUST 2012 reg.,
As APJ Abdul
Kalam, Former President
of India said,
\"It is not
unemployment that is
the major problem;
it is the
question of unemployability that is the major crisis in
this competitive arena…\"
According to a NASSCOM-McKinsey
report, The Indian Industry is facing its biggest challenge ever: a Talent
shortage of 3.1 million knowledge workers, across Industry, by 2014 compounded
by the fact that only 25 per cent of fresh engineers; and a mere 10% of fresh
graduates are actually employable! The situation is grave, but it can be
addressed through a solution that empowers the youth..
In order to
meet the challenge JNTUH , NASSCOM and its Council Members –Accenture,
Cognizant, HCL, IBM, Infosys, TCS, and Wipro come out for a training program - The Foundation Skills in
IT (FSIT) is aimed to empower students with IT related skills at the entry
program has been developed to facilitate the acquisition of foundation skills
required in the IT industry today. The program aims to improve student’s
understanding of the basic concepts involved in software development. This
program provides the requisite awareness and knowledge to understand key
concepts that can be applied to IT projects.
the students in Foundation skills in IT, JNTUH and NASSCOM initiated a Faculty
Development Program (FDP) for 500 faculty members of JNTUH affiliated
engineering colleges from CS, IT and ECE streams.
program will be conducted at ten Nodal centres across the UNIVERSITY. In order to strengthen the capacity of
affiliated Colleges University is permitting the colleges to host the FDP
The criteria for hosting the FDP program
College should have required computing and training facility.
college has to bear the hospitality expenses for the industry trainers and 60
3) Host college has to take care to conduct the
period may be to a 8-10 days
Benefits to the host Institute are
of facilities to the NASSCOM and its
council member Industries
of appreciation from JNTUH and NASSCOM
the brand value of the instate and students
to the best practices of the industry
contact with the industrial trainers.
6) The above are few tangible benefits. Many more
intangible befits will also be there
The Interested colleges to host the FDP program can contact the Director UIIC on
or before 25th JULY 2012 at firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com.
Based on the response the University decides the final
Nodal centres. The FDP program is likely
starts in the month of August 2012.