Madras: Shrimathi Devkunvar Nanalal Bhatt (SDNB) Vaishnav College for Women, an autonomous college affiliated to University of Madras has been re-accredited with A+ grade by NAAC in January 2017. The college is collaborating with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in the Academic Interface Program (AIP) – an initiative of TCS in offering employment oriented education to the students.
Mr. Chandrakant M. Tolia, College Secretary and Mr. Rajiv Noronha, Vice President, TCS, BPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding today that will strengthen the Industry-Institute relationship and is focussed on “Campus to Corporate Transition”, by grooming the students for the corporate world.
Mr. Tolia said, “This program is first of its kind to be offered anywhere in the world that specializes on Business Process Services (BPS), developed and deployed by the Industry. It is the right time to offer such programs by educational institutions in association with the Industry to promote a smooth transition for students entering professional workplace.”
“The TCS AIP collaboration, helps colleges access to a whole range of resources and expertise like bringing in expert guidance in curriculum design, participation in BOS, Academic councils, access to offering specially designed industry oriented degree curriculum, short term elective courses, guest lectures, support from leaders in mentoring, guiding students to effective careers etc.”
He added, “We are collaborating with TCS BPS AIP in BBA – Business Process Services (BPS) to benefit the student community get into mainstream careers. This is a very unique 3 year full time degree program designed by TCS experts in collaboration with members from academia. This degree program prepares the students for careers in the industry with specific relevance to BPS industry at the same time retaining the students core focus on BBA. In addition students are employable in other industries likes Banks, Insurance, Retail, Capital Markets etc. On successful completion of the degree, students have a good opportunity to be hired by TCS.”