IIT Madras has invited applications from women for its “Career Back To Women” initiative being offered through Skill Academy. As part of the initiative, live online courses in data science, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and software engineering and programming tools are offered to women who wish to make a comeback to the IT field through reskilling in new-age technologies.
Upon completing the online courses, participants will receive a certificate of completion from IIT Madras. However, to take the course, candidates will first have to take a mandatory Back to Tech Track (BTCUBE) IT foundation module and pass the exam. Each of the course would cost participants around Rs 35,000 excluding GST. The next batch is scheduled to begin from 13 December 2020.
All You Need to Know about IIT Madras Live Online Courses for Women
The courses are around 40 weeks long and are being offered on weekends for two hours each on Saturday and Sunday. The online courses would therefore take ten weeks each to complete. Some of the benefits of taking the course, according to IIT Madras, are as follows:
- Chance to receive a certificate from IIT Madras.
- Lectures will be delivered by industry experts and faculty from IIT Madras.
- Fully online course with live online interactive lectures that provides an authentic classroom experience in a virtual environment.
- The virtual classroom set-up allows for active interactions with other fellow students and faculty, says the official website.
- Access to FISST Whizard Cloud Campus.
- The technology interface is easy to use friendly, says IIT Madras.
Those who wish to know more about the online courses and register for them are advised to go through the official website for more information.