Tamil Nadu Skill Development Mission (TNSDM), under the scheme of Implementation of Employable Skill training to unemployed educated youth has approved the project on training 5000 students in the Government Colleges across Tamil Nadu on IT Skills & Soft Skills through ICT Academy. The training includes 2500 students from the Government Engineering Colleges and 2500 Students from the Government Arts & Science Colleges. ICT Academy is implementing this training program across the state with an objective of Imparting IT Skills to 5000 students in the Government Arts & Science Colleges and Engineering Colleges to prepare them to be employable in the IT and ITES Sector.
The course structure has been put together by leading IT / ITeS companies through NASSCOM in the outcome based format and is being taught to the students. The program especially benefits the students from colleges in rural areas who do not get many companies for recruitment.
The course materials are provided by leading technology companies like Accenture, Convergys, Dell, Delloitte, Genpact, IBM, Microsoft, Infosys, PMI, TCS and Wipro.