Consortium for Technical Education (CTE) and the Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC), Government of Karnataka, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work towards developing highly skilled students by providing training programs on latest technological advancements, and to encourage & promote entrepreneurship. CTE will provide training courses through the Karnataka Skill Connect portal at academic institutions and dedicated learning centers for students in the state of Karnataka. All enrolled candidates who successfully complete the courses will receive certification jointly issued by KSDC and CTE.
Further, CTE will present seminars and workshops by technical experts and researchers from both academia and industry on diverse spectrum of Information Technology related subjects, including Cyber Security, for candidates to enrich and enhance their learning. Candidates will have access to CTE’s vast range of video-based training courses on emerging technologies in the field of cyber security, data science, cloud computing, virtualization and virtual labs to get hand-on practical experiences.
In addition, CTE will conduct entrepreneurship awareness camps and entrepreneurship development workshops to encourage entrepreneurial spirit and improve success rate of startups in the Country. It will also provide employment assistance to students by arranging campus Interviews at the designated learning centers of Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC).
K. A. Alagarsamy, Director, Consortium for Technical Education (CTE), said, “In our efforts to impart technical knowledge to the students across the country, we are constantly expanding our association with government agencies. The signing of MoU with Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) presents CTE with an opportunity to empower students with the in-demand technical skills enabling them to acquire jobs; and provide expert guidance to the upcoming young entrepreneurs in the state of Karnataka to help them grow their business successfully.”
Sri. Ashwin D Gowda, Indian Revenue Service, Managing Director at KSDC, said, “Karnataka being an Internationally renowned State for Software Development & Information Technology Services, the association with CTE helps to provide the youth of Karnataka with skill development programs to enhance their skillsets on emerging technologies. We are looking forward to building programs to broaden the skillset of the youth by providing access to training courses and resources on emerging and in-demand technologies. Entrepreneurship development programs helps young entrepreneurs, to identify pain points and find solution to overcome it to succeed in their businesses.”
About Consortium for Technical Education (CTE)
Consortium for Technical Education (CTE) is established to provide innovative programmes and services to bridge the knowledge gaps between academia and Industry. Its aim is to initiate Research & Development incubators to drive and facilitate product-oriented entrepreneurship in India. The board of Governors of CTE consists of eminent professors, vice-chancellors from elite universities, state-government (IAS) representatives and subject-domain experts from Industry sectors.
CTE offers latest innovative Software Products, Hardware infrastructure, video-based training courses, instructor-led training programs, Certification Programme, seminars/webinars by domain experts, international workshops and hands-on training, train-the-trainer programs (Faculty Development Programs), and research funding for selected aspiring researchers and its member Institutions.