TCS iON Reimagines University Education with a Unique Phygital Learning Program

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Mumbai: TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced the launch of the TCS iON Industry Honour Certification, a first-of-its-kind phygital learning program that will transform university education globally and empower millions of students with new-age, future-ready proficiencies to meet industry needs.

With the rapid emergence of new technologies, education institutions are looking to adapt quickly and equip students with the proficiencies that industry requires. The TCS iON Industry Honour Certification will enable university students to opt for courses in industry-trending domains such as artificial intelligence, robotics, cloud computing, data mining, analytics, IoT, and cyber security. These courses, curated in collaboration with industry experts and academia, will help students align their skills with industry applications, and become job ready. Students will be able to access these courses anytime, anywhere and on any device throughout the duration of their degree program.

The unique program reimagines classroom pedagogy through advanced cloud platforms, best-in-class multi-modal content, lectures by industry specialists, expert communities, preparatory analytics, and assessments. Students will have access to simulated environments, test kits and phygital labs to gain hands-on skills leveraging the cutting edge TCS iON edu-tech platform. On completion, students will receive globally verifiable certifications, and opportunities for internships and jobs in the industry.

Following a successful six-month pilot with students across regions, Amity Group, a leading education group in India, is one of the earliest to sign up for the program to equip its 175,000+ students with new-age skills.

“This is yet another innovation from TCS iON that reimagines the learning construct by seamlessly integrating energizing content, industry mentors, academic experts, and industry jobs within the phygital classroom, leveraging digital technologies to drive scale and outcome impact. Moreover, we will continually monitor emerging industry trends and keep launching new age industry courses to address those needs,” said Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON. “We are delighted to have Amity as our early partner in driving adoption of this program for their vast student base.”

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