The Karnataka state government has joined hands with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay to make the engineering and polytechnic courses industry ready.
The students who are pursuing engineering and polytechnic courses in Karnataka will be provided state-of-art software skills. After Tamil Nadu, Karnataka is the second Indian state to strike an alliance with IIT Bombay.
According to the Department of Technical Education (DTE), Karnataka, officials, IIT Bombay is providing training on software skills to more than 23,000 students of the 15 engineering colleges and 274 polytechnic colleges of Karnataka.
An audio-video tool will be used to train students on open source software. The training will be offered in an interactive way through easy steps.
IIT Bombay is offering 15 different types of software tools to the students, and it includes tutorials, virtual labs and interactive e-books. IIT Bombay holds online examinations for students, for which certificates are issued to candidates who acquire pass marks.
Recently, IIT Bombay placed in top position in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.