upGrad and NITTE (Deemed to be University) collaborate to support Engineering Graduates with FSD Specialisation


Bangalore, 08 May 2023: upGrad Campus, the higher education arm of Asia’s largest integrated career skilling and workforce development & placement company upGrad and NITTE (Deemed to be University), Mangalore have announced a collaboration to support the B.Tech students with the added Full Stack Development (FSD) Specialisation to power their skill competencies. The partnership is expected to produce a higher number of job-ready talent who’d be well adept with modern-day tech requirements while also accelerating India’s ambition of becoming a global talent powerhouse. 

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Spread over a period of 4 years, the specialisation begins in the first year integrated within the university curriculum and has been designed for engineering aspirants who aim to build a career in the Information Technology domain. It will cover around 1400 hours of learning content with over 300 live sessions, 11 projects and case studies, in sync with the B.Tech syllabus to ensure learners get higher experiential learning. It will also encourage live & interactive faculty engagements, alumni networking, and industry-specific sessions/simulations to enhance the overall subject understanding to further enable them with the expertise required to succeed in the said industry.

Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor of NITTE (Deemed to be University), Mangalore, said, “I firmly believe that this Program will help the students a lot to be industry-ready and will assist them in being ready for their career prospects. We, at NITTE, are excited to onboard upGrad Campus for their FSD Specialization integration with our BTech Program. This will make our students stand out from the Lacs of Engineering students in India.” 

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As a part of the added specialisation module, upGrad, via its higher-Ed arm upGrad Campus shall also provide placement assistance to learners and access to the exclusive job portal in their final year that will better their chances of achieving desired career outcomes. upGrad Campus offers Industry-Ready Courses to various Institutions across Bharat to accelerate the employment throttle of the nation. 

“upGrad campus is focused on bringing heavily practice-oriented curriculums to its learners, and this association is an extension of our commitment. We want our learners to get a stronger understanding of the subject from the very beginning while also helping them acquire market-ready skills for real-life business problems. At such an important growth stage, where One upGrad, is expanding multi-fold in its portfolio and programs, we are delighted to exchange synergies with the progressive leadership of NITTE, who are equally committed to building a skilled nation together. The collaboration will allow youth to acquire new-agetech capabilities and ensure their readiness for the jobs of tomorrow,” concluded Amit Mahensaria, CEO – upGrad Campus. 

NITTE (Deemed-to-be University) received A+ Grading in NAAC accreditation in 2021 and is consistently placed in NIRF’s Top 70-80 rank band.

About upGrad
Started in 2015, upGrad is Asia’s largest integrated Learning, Skilling, and Workforce Development & Placement Company. The offerings range from online & hybrid Degree programs to pathway and study abroad programs to certification and Bootcamps to Diploma, Master’s and Doctorate programs for working professionals. upGrad also provides most of these programs to enterprise clients through its B2B arm along with recruitment and staffing services. To date, upGrad has impacted 10 million+ learners across 100+ countries. It boasts a strong network of 300+ direct global university partners, a wide lineup of 2500+ pathway connections, over 20,000 recruitment partners, and a robust enterprise arm with a clientele of 3000 corporate partners worldwide

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