NSE Academy and Tata Consultancy Services aim to skill commerce students with industry relevant skills and become more employable
Mumbai, July 23, 2020: NSE Academy Limited (NAL), a wholly owned subsidiary of NSE has partnered with TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization to launch Industry Honour Certification (IHC) courses for BCom students. The courses are aimed at boosting the employability of commerce students and enhancing their industry readiness.
Through this collaborative effort, students will have the opportunity to enroll for industry-relevant courses designed and delivered by renowned experts, as part of their academic program. The objective is to make students industry-ready through applied knowledge and hands-on learning.
The elective courses available for the students are Banking Fundamentals, Insurance & Risk Management, Financial Derivatives, Financial Markets & Services, Investment Management and Wealth Management. The courses ensure experiential learning through case study assignments and NSE SMART, the trading simulator application (Powered by NSEIT). Students will have access to digital and multimodal content, interactions with industry and academic experts, and hands-on experience through industry assignments and practice tests.
On completion of the program, students will be awarded credits, a digital certificate and support on internships and job opportunities with partner corporates. The courses are aligned to the UGC Curriculum and can be opted as electives.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Ravi Varanasi, Chief Business Development Officer, NSE said, “BFSI industry is the fastest growing segment for job creation and careers in finance are a favoured choice for graduates. This is one more step from NSE Academy to bridge the employability gap in the BFSI industry and build a Future Ready pool of talent in this space. We are delighted to start this partnership with TCS and plan to bring many more innovative offerings for students pursuing higher education”.
Mr. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON said, “We are pleased to launch these courses in collaboration with NSE Academy to create an industry-ready stream of commerce graduates.
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At TCS iON, we are constantly innovating new methods to reimagine the education ecosystem. We are committed to supporting the country’s human capital development initiative with a vision to prepare our students for tomorrow’s competitive world. Our unique methods help us scale learning initiatives along with impactful outcomes”.
To make the courses available to their students, institutes can register at https://iur.ls/IHC
About NSE Academy Limited:
NSE Academy Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE). NSE Academy promotes financial literacy as a necessary life skill. NSE Academy’s initiatives, including partnerships with state and national school boards and schools, interactive courses on personal finance and certification programs, teach school children, homemakers and other non-finance professionals the value of investing, provide an introduction to the Indian capital markets and help to develop new market professionals. As an auxiliary part of its services/business, NAL has also launched various international certificate and PG programs to empower and develop the skill sets that may enhance ability of younger generation further and also to be competitive in the international financial sector. NAL’s cutting edge content is embedded into the PG programs offered by various higher educational institutes to develop future ready BFSI professionals. The courses offered by NAL are a valuable addition to the learning journey of universities and college students for bridging the employability gap.
For more information visit: https://www.nseindia.com/
About TCS iON
TCS iON is a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services focused on enabling institutions, government departments and organizations from multiple industry sectors to be efficient in their recruitment/admissions process, learning and skilling and overall business operations with the use of ‘Phygital’ platforms. These are platforms that overlay digital technologies over physical assets. TCS iON delivers this with a unique IT-as-a-Service model that provides easy-to-use, secured, integrated, and hosted solutions in a build-as-you-grow and pay-as-you-use business model. Serving clients with the help of best practices gained through TCS’ global experience, deep domestic market exposure along with industry leading technology expertise.
For more information, visit us at: https://www.tcsion.com/dotcom/TCSSMB/
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 448,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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About National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE):
National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) is the world’s largest derivatives exchange by trading volume as per the statistics published by Futures Industry Association (FIA) for 2019. NSE is also ranked 3rd in the world in the cash equities segment by number of trades as per the statistics published by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). NSE was the first exchange in India to implement electronic or screen-based trading. It began operations in 1994 and is ranked as the largest stock exchange in India in terms of total and average daily turnover for equity shares every year since 1995, based on SEBI data. NSE has a fully-integrated business model comprising exchange listings, trading services, clearing and settlement services, indices, market data feeds, technology solutions and financial education offerings. NSE also oversees compliance by trading and clearing members with the rules and regulations of the exchange. NSE is a pioneer in technology and ensures the reliability and performance of its systems through a culture of innovation and investment in technology. NSE believes that the scale and breadth of its products and services, sustained leadership positions across multiple asset classes in India and globally enable it to be highly reactive to market demands and changes and deliver innovation in both trading and non-trading businesses to provide high-quality data and services to market participants and clients.
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