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EDTECH PLATFORM PREPBYTES COLLABORATES WITH FutureSkills Prime TO UPSKILL INDIA’S TALENT ON WEB DEVELOPMENT

Continuing its efforts to upskill India’s talent ecosystem and make them industry-ready on emerging technologies, PrepBytes (a CollegeDekho company), has today announced its collaboration with FutureSkills Prime, a MeitY-NASSCOM initiative, to bring the industry's foremost upskilling course ‘Full Stack MERN Developer’ to students & professionals across India. Through the collaboration, learners will get access to all necessary skills required to become a Full Stack Web Developer.

PrepBytes is a learning platform providing personalized coding courses to engineering students and helping them become job-ready or elevate them to next-level job opportunities. As part of the PrepBytes’ Full Stack MERN Developer program, students get the real-time experience of working on the complete software development lifecycle from development to deployment. Students will also get to learn languages such as Javascript, ReactJs, NodeJs, Express, HTML & CSS and enhance their understanding of industry-wide used tools like MongoDB, Git & Jira. In the course, aspirants will also experience real-world projects like, an HTML Blog page, Reminder Clock App, Todo App, React Blog, Chat App, E-commerce Web App etc.

 


Mamta Kumari, CEO & Co-Founder, PrepBytes said,We are excited to be a part of FutureSkills Prime as it is one of India’s largest initiatives aimed at bridging the gap of unemployability among students and upskilling them so that they can grab the demanding jobs of today. With technology being readily accessible to many, figuring out a course that can ensure employability can be a tricky decision to make and this collaboration solves that by bringing credibility to the course.”

 

Kirti Seth, CEO, SSC NASSCOM said, “As digital technologies disrupt existing business models, the type of skills that are required in workforce are transforming. As a result, it is critical for future talent to continuously invest in building core foundational skills on web and mobile development that will open doors to new job prospects. This partnership with PrepBytes, will enable learners to acquire demonstratable skills as Full Stack Web Developers and will greatly enhance their employability quotient.”

 

Upon completion and deployment of four real-world projects, the learners will get certified as web developers and get a joint Co-Branded Participation certificate from FutureSkills Prime and PrepBytes. The course has been Accredited by NASSCOM, approved by the Government of India.

 

India as a global IT hub has seen a constant increase in the demand for professionals in the sector especially, Full-Stack developers. A previous NASSCOM study shows Full-Stack Developer jobs as one of the five emerging jobs in India. This demand has been accelerated by the pandemic-led digitization of businesses and the emergence of new business models. Alongside the rise in demand, various research also indicates the need for upskilling among the existing graduates. According to official statistics, 50% of the 4mn employees of the IT industry need to be reskilled over the next 3 years.

 

About PrepBytes by CollegeDekho:

PrepBytes is a learning platform providing personalized coding courses to engineering students and helping them become job-ready or elevate them to next-level job opportunities. Having more than 150k+ users on the platform from 1500+ colleges across India, they are helping students to get the required skills in software development and bridging the gap between industry & colleges. Recently they started a job guarantee program where students pay for the program only once they complete their learning & get placed.

 

The company was acquired by CollegeDekho, one of India’s largest EdTech companies in the higher education space to expand its learning and upskilling vertical CollegeDekho Learn.

 

PrepBytes is an initiative to help students in their placement preparations targeting Software development/engineering & Product based roles in IT/Internet companies. We are a team of graduates from IITs/NITs having work experience in fast-paced start-ups & top companies across the globe. We know what is required for better placement preparations, where the gap is and ensure your success in placements.


About FutureSkills Prime:

FutureSkills Prime is one of its kind public private partnerships between Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and NASSCOM to build a digital skilling ecosystem for the citizens of India.

Its mission is to reskill/ upskill graduates and professionals in emerging technologies and professional skills, to make India a global digital talent nation in the next few years.

 

FutureSkills Prime is committed to guiding and empowering the Indian Professionals towards playing exciting, valued, and purposeful roles in a future that has significant possibilities, enabled by new- age digital technologies.

 

About NASSCOM

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM®) is the premier trade body and chamber of commerce of the Tech industry in India and comprises over 3000-member companies. Our membership spans across the entire spectrum of the industry from startups to multinationals and from products to services, Global Capability Centres to Engineering firms. Guided by India's vision to become a leading digital economy globally, NASSCOM focuses on accelerating the pace of transformation of the industry to emerge as the preferred enablers for global digital transformation. Our strategic imperatives are to reskill and upskill India's IT workforce to ensure that talent is future-ready in terms of new-age skills, strengthen the innovation quotient across industry verticals, create new market opportunities - both international and domestic, drive policy advocacy to advance innovation and ease of doing business, and build the industry narrative with focus on Talent, Trust and Innovation. And, in everything we do, we will continue to champion the need for diversity and equal opportunity.

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