PRESIDENT, ISTE

Dr. Pratapsinh Kakaso Desai 

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EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

 

     Prof. Vijay D. Vaidya

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ISTE & EduSkills

 

Dear Members,

Greeting from ISTE, New Delhi!

Hope you and your family are in good health and staying safe. 

 
We would like to inform you with immense happiness that ISTE has signed a MoU with a leading EdTech enterprise, EduSkills, to extend Global Corporate Center of Excellence (CoE) exclusively to ISTE member Institutions across India with a vision to promote skilling and upskilling courses for the young generation who are ready to start their career.
 
EduSkills is a non-profit social enterprise operating across 21 states of India with 800+ Govt. and Private Universities, Engineering & Polytechnic colleges which are offering this program to 125,000 students every year in a strategic partnership with Central Govt. and many of the State Technical Education Departments, Skill Development Bodies, Ministry of Skill Development.
 
EduSkills has partnered with IT leaders like Cisco, Amazon Web Services, Red Hat, VMware, GoDaddy, Palo Alto, Blue Prism, and Microchip to drive their global academy programs that enable learners with increased access to career and economic opportunities. It provides online courses, interactive tools, and hands-on learning activities to help learners prepare for more opportunities in careers in every type of industry.
 
In the continuation, we need to inform you that as the Institutional Members of ISTE, you are going to get this great opportunity for your faculties and students to get the global level learning exposure and certifications to be ready for new-age career in IT.
 
Benefits to Member Institutions:

  • Individual Agreement with each corporate. Weightage in AICTE, NAAC, NBA Accreditation and NIRF Rankings
  • Use of corporate's global academy logos as "Centre of Excellence"
  • All courses and learning management systems is "Zero Cost" for the students
  • Faculties will get Master Trainer ID and Certificate from corporates
  • Educator Development Programs (EDP)

Benefits to Students:

  • Full-featured cloud-based Learning Management System, students can learn anywhere, anytime
  • Online curriculum developed & maintained by corporates
  • Online assessments, hands-on lab activities, and projects
  • Students will get lifetime login credential of the learning platform
  • Student will get course completion certificates directly from corporates
  • Discount vouchers for global certifications
  • Golden opportunities for students to be hired by Cisco, AWS, Red Hat & Blue Prism and their channel partners
  • Students will get opportunities to participate in all National Level competitions & events organized by corporates

Benefits to ISTE Member Institutions:

Especially for the Institutional Members of ISTE, EduSkills has amended their fee structure. For above said programs the financial implications on Institutional Members of ISTE as follows:

  • EduSkills Annual Membership fee for Engineering Colleges INR 40,000/- + GST every year.
  • EduSkills Annual Membership fee for Polytechnic Colleges INR 20,000/- + GST every year.
  • Master Training of 12 faculties Engineering College & 6 faculties for Polytechnic College (INR 3 Lakhs - one time fee) will be sponsored.
  • Institutions need to bear the expense for the AWS, GoDaddy & Red Hat Global Certification fee of faculties as it is mandatory.
  • All the software & VM licenses will be sponsored. Approximate cost is INR 4 to 5 Lakhs.
  • Blue Prism one Enterprise Cloud based license will be sponsored. Approximate cost is INR 6 to 7 Lakhs.

Note: The above-mentioned fee applies to the institutions. EduSkills will not charge any fee from the students. Institutions may enrol and extend benefits to as many students they want. There is no capping on the number of students.

For more details please contact or write to

The Executive Secretary, ISTE

Email: vijayvaidya09@gmail.com; istedhq@isteonline.org

Phone : 09373666492

 
Regards,
Pratap K. Desai

President, ISTE

EduSkills & ISTE "Industry Center of Excellence" Brochure