Google launches Online IT Degrees in India

The search Engine giant Google through its partnership with the online education company Udacity has introduced IT courses in India the sole purpose being to tap the talent pool of millions of software developers who are struggling for jobs out here.

The duo Google and Udacity has joined forces with Indian Conglomerate Tata in order to offer Online technical training courses that would focus on teaching software developers in the country to create apps for the android platform which is the famous Google backed mobile operating system in the world.

Google is looking to skill up India’s huge potential developer market

The US based Google instructors would give lessons to the software developers who are signing in for this course and the duration of the said course is around 6 to 9 months. The course would cost 9800 INR per moth half of which will be reimbursed on successful graduation from the course. Google is eyeing to skill up the huge potential developer market in India which consists of over 3.6 million developers which is the second largest in the world via the help of this particular programme.

 As per Google India Managing Director Rajan Anandan, “While India has millions of software developers, we still lag behind in creating world-class apps.”  These companies who are tying up to offer the courses will also be providing 1000 scholarship’s and Google will be hosting a job fair in India next year for all those students who have successfully graduated the course.

This particular launch of the course looks to be the fruit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis recent visit to the silicon valley this weekend as part of looking for foreign investment in India. The country is also looking for ways to stop the brain drain to the countries in West for better opportunities through these measures.

Google along with Udacity will be launching Online IT Courses in India for those millions of software developers who are scrambling for Jobs in this country.

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