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NSDC, IIT Guwahati, and Masai School Pioneer India’s First Outcome-Driven Microcredit Course in Computer Science Education

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National  – In a groundbreaking endeavour to bridge the gap between academic learning and professional success within the technology sector, Masai School proudly announces the launch of the Micro-Credit Program in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). This initiative, developed in partnership with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and IIT Guwahati represents a significant advancement in higher education, providing students with a direct pathway from the classroom to employment.

The program introduces a credit-based curriculum covering critical domains such as Programming, Mathematics for Computer Science, Data Structures and Algorithms, Databases, System Design, and OS Networking.

Adding further emphasis to the collaboration, Shri Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD, NSDC International said, “At NSDC, we spearhead initiatives aimed at empowering individuals with essential skills crucial for thriving in today’s dynamic job landscape. Our partnership with Masai School and IIT Guwahati indicates a significant stride in this endeavour.  This initiative of  India’s First Outcome-Driven Microcredit Course in Computer Science Education paves the way for aspiring tech enthusiasts to embark on a transformative journey toward unparalleled career excellence.”

Emphasising the partnership, Dr Gaurav Trivedi, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs – IIT Guwahati, added, “As educators, we recognize the importance of equipping students with not just theoretical knowledge but also practical skills that prepare them for the challenges of the real world. The Micro-Credit Program represents a holistic approach to technical education, blending academic rigour with industry exposure. I am excited to be part of this initiative that promises to revolutionise how we educate and train future technology professionals.”

Talking about the partnership, Prateek Shukla, Co-Founder, CEO Masai School, quoted, “Launching India’s First Outcome-Driven Microcredit Course in Computer Science Education is a significant milestone for us at Masai School. Our mission has always been to empower students with practical skills that directly translate to success in the tech industry. This collaboration with NSDC and IIT Guwahati exemplifies our commitment to revolutionizing technical education and preparing the next generation of tech professionals for the challenges ahead.”

This collaboration stands out for its emphasis on outcome-driven education, guaranteeing internships and job assurance for students who meet specific academic and engagement criteria. The program also distinguishes itself through its rigorous admission process, comprehensive learning methodologies, and an exclusive convocation ceremony, all aimed at ensuring that students are not only educated but also well-prepared to excel in their professional endeavours.

The collaboration between IIT Guwahati, NSDC, and Masai School introduces India’s inaugural outcome-driven micro-credit program, setting a new standard in higher education. This groundbreaking initiative directly links academic achievements with professional success in the technology industry.

Emphasising job placements and internships based on academic performance ensures students are not just educated but also prepared for employment. Innovative delivery methods, including a blend of live and recorded sessions by IIT Guwahati professors, along with rigorous assessment systems, maintain high educational standards and integrity throughout the program. This collaborative endeavour aims to revolutionise technical education, empowering students with the skills and opportunities needed to excel in the dynamic world of technology.

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