Xebia Academy Global and Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET), Patiala is introducing a specialized course for the computer science engineering students of TIET. Under this, specializations will be introduced for Computer Science students in the areas of software development and automation, Cloud Engineering and DevOps for the academic session 2020-21.
This course is designed for the CSE branch students who specialise in Cloud and DevOps. This course is said to bring the students on step closer to future employment opportunities, This initiative is being taken under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by both Xebia and TIET.
Mr. Rituraaj Juneja, Chief Industry Engagement Officer (CIEO) of TIET says “Modern enterprises are looking to strengthen their IT capabilities with a workforce skilled in emerging technologies, and this has increased the demand for professionals who are proficient in new-age tools and systems – one such very strong emerging concept is Development Operations (DevOps).”
The course curriculum will have course materials (e-books), assignments, case studies, industry projects, and training sessions. The course will be taught by Xebia’ s DevOps practitioners and the faculty members of TIET.
The course will follow a unique state-of-the-art digital learning platform, Instruqt- A challenge-driven Learning platform. Instruqt will help students learn in real-world scenarios with real technology and infrastructure.
This learning platform will also provide e-books to the students and also live mentorship support from the Xebia experts and practitioners.
Via this collaboration, Xebia will be supporting TIET as an Industry partner. Assistance will be also provided by them in curriculum design and development, creating study modules containing high-quality industry-specific content, and strengthening the faculty through building a team of competent educators with rigorous teach the educator programme.
The placements of graduation students will be also facilitated by Xebia.
Talking about the collaboration, Mr. Anand Sahay, CEO of Xebia, said, “Our focus at Xebia has been to strengthen the industry-academic alliances and help improve employability in students by training them on emerging technologies. We have experienced the need for skilled manpower and are always looking for bright students who can join Xebia, upskill themselves and get industry-ready. Our collaboration with TIET only fortifies our belief in our course design and approach towards industry specific training education. We aim to hire students from this programme, provide them internship and placement support to make them a part of our future workforce.”
This collaboration is aimed to provide an opportunity for the students at the Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET) to learn new-age skills and be ready for future challenges. The course will provide the students industry-specific education with experiential learning and real- time training.
Mr. Brijesh Kohli, Director of Xebia Academy Global said, “At Xebia we have been making constant strides to bridge the gap between education and employment. Our courses and partnerships are designed to enable universities, empower students, and develop faculty to build an industry-academia interface. Our career enhancement programmes create a competitive workforce ready to meet the current & futuristic challenges in the technology space.”