Mindtree Contributes to Skills Development in India with a Unique Learn-and-Earn Program
Partners with BITS Pilani on a Fully Funded MTech Program for BSc and BCA Graduates
Bangalore: Mindtree, a global technology services and digital transformation company, has launched a unique learn-and-earn program for BSc and BCA graduates in collaboration with BITS Pilani, one of India’s leading institutes of higher education.
As part of the program called Mindtree EDGE, Mindtree will hire fresh B.Sc. and BCA graduates and provide them a fully funded opportunity to pursue an MTech degree in Software Engineering from BITS Pilani while working on cutting-edge client projects at Mindtree.
BITS Pilani’s exclusive work integrated MTech programme covers the full stack of technologies and competencies required to accelerate in the software industry today. These graduates will be enrolled in the eight-semester, UGC-approved MTech program on completing a three-month training under Mindtree’s Orchard learning program, where experienced Mindtree practitioners help new campus hires learn technical concepts in the context of real-world projects.
“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,” said Dayapatra Nevatia, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Mindtree. “This initiative marks a golden breakthrough for graduates seeking to advance their skills and build high-growth careers in the thriving technology industry, while helping us build additional supplies of in-demand technology skills to meet the needs of our rapid growth. We are pleased to contribute to India’s skills development vision and believe this is an important step in the direction of enabling young Indian talent to seize the exciting opportunities presented by the growing digital economy.”
The first batch of Mindtree EDGE graduates will begin their journey towards an exciting IT career in August this year. To be eligible for the program, candidates are required to have completed their B.Sc. or BCA graduation in three years at a stretch with Core Mathematics as a subject and at least 60% aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
To learn more about the program, visit https://www.mindtree.com/careers/campus-careers/edge. The first round of registrations is over. Subsequent rounds will be announced soon.