Mindtree, global technology services and digital transformation company,has launched a learn-and-earn programme for BSc and BCA graduates in partnership with BITS Pilani. As part of the programme called Mindtree EDGE, the digital transformation company will hire fresh BSc. and BCA graduates and offer them a chance to pursue a fully-funded MTech degree in software engineering from BITS Pilani, even while they are working on cutting-edge client projects at Mindtree.
To be eligible for the programme, candidates need to possess a three-year BSc. or BCA degree with core mathematics as a subject and a score of at least 60 per cent aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
BITS Pilani’s work-integrated MTech programme covers the full stack of technologies and competencies which are in demand in the software industry today. These graduates will be enrolled in the eight-semester, UGC-approved MTech programme on completing a three-month training under Mindtree’s ‘Orchard Learning’ programme, where experienced Mindtree practitioners help new campus hires learn technical concepts in the context of real-world projects.
The first batch of Mindtree EDGE freshers will commence their journey towards an exciting IT career this month.
Dayapatra Nevatia, executive director and chief operating officer, Mindtree, said, “Developing future-ready technology talent is critical for India to sustain its competitive advantage in the digital era and reinforce its reputation as the global hub for technology talent.”
This programme is targeted at graduates who are desirous of advancing their skills and building high-growth careers in the thriving technology industry. This is Mindtree’s way of contributing to “India’s skills development vision and an important step in the direction of enabling young Indian talent to seize the exciting opportunities presented by the growing digital economy,” added Nevatia.