The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna has recently announced the launch of Online Master Degree and Certification Programs for working professionals in partnership with TeamLease EdTech, India’s leading learning solutions company.
In the initial phase, the University announced the start of the following online programs – M Tech in Big Data & Blockchain, M Tech in Cloud Computing, Executive MBA in Finance, PG Certification in Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking, PG Certification in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, PG Certification in Financial Planning & Investment Management, and PG Certification in Business Data Analytics. The programs have been launched for working professionals with a minimum of two years of work experience for PG Degree Programs and a minimum of one year of work experience for Certification Programs.
According to an official statement, the programmes aim to impart the necessary skills and knowledge to the professionals in the selected domains and help them upskill and progress in their careers. The institute will shortly launch a series of other short-term Certification programmes in Technical and non-Technical areas aimed at working professionals and fresh graduates. The courses have been designed for a hybrid pedagogy – part of the programmes will be taught using a cutting-edge Online Learning platform. The students will interact with the institute faculty through the weekly virtual sessions, and some parts of the programme shall be covered during the campus immersion sessions every semester.
During the launch of the programmes, Prof T. N. Singh, Director of IIT Patna, said:
These new sets of Online Master Degree Programs have been launched keeping in mind the needs and demands of the industry. Our distinguished faculty shall teach the courses and shall be supplemented by highly experienced industry professionals and global experts. We are excited to have partnered with TeamLease EdTech in this journey.
TeamLease EdTech works with leading universities and corporates across the country. The platform helps universities launch, run and manage their online programs. It also allows institutes to improve the employability of their students through apprenticeship-linked skilling programs. The platform provides a modular multi-modal classroom model of learning that works across multiple classrooms – Online, Onsite, On-Job and Virtual to provide a seamless learning experience to the learner. The startup claims to have partnered with 40 of India’s largest universities across 16 Indian states and trained 3.5 Lakh students on its platform through 9 Indian languages. It works with 4500 corporates in their upskilling/skilling initiatives and manages over 200 degree, diploma, and certificate programs.
Founder & CEO of TeamLease EdTech, Shantanu Rooj, added:
We are delighted to have partnered with an esteemed institution like IIT Patna for these Executive Master Degree Programs. Employers today believe that resilience and productivity are both essential and are looking to hire multi-skilled professionals who can be put in many different job roles. These high-quality online courses shall be available to students worldwide at an affordable cost and equip them with the knowledge, skills and exposure they need to uplift their careers and support their growth, our effort towards Making India Employable.