Amity University Online joins forces with HCLTech for industry-focused courses

Introduces specializations in Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Data Engineering and Data Analytics

Amity University Online joins forces with HCLTech for industry-focused courses

Mumbai, January 24, 2024: Amity University Online, India’s first university entitled to offer online degree programs, today announced a strategic partnership with leading global technology company HCLTech. The collaboration aims to offer five industry-focused specializations at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, addressing the evolving demands of today’s job market: MCA with specialization in Cybersecurity, MCA with specialization in Software Engineering, BCA with specialization in Data Engineering, BCA with specialization in Software Engineering and BBA with specialization in Data Analytics.

This initiative is set to empower over 5,000 learners with skills aligned to industry requirements.

Amity University Online and HCLTech collaborated to develop specialized programs, integrating industry-relevant curriculum and hands-on training, leveraging Career Shaper, HCLTech’s learning and assessment platform. The learning journey concludes with a ‘Last Mile Job Readiness’ program, ensuring graduates are industry ready to be a part of the highly skilled workforce. Students meeting academic and job readiness thresholds can appear for an HCLTech interview.

This partnership marks a significant step forward in academia-industry collaboration, enabling graduates to enter the workforce fully prepared to drive innovation in the technology and data-driven sectors.

The courses will provide a comprehensive learning experience through videos, reading materials, quizzes, lab exercises and live sessions. Accessible through the HCLTech  Career Shaper platform via single sign-on using Amity’s state of the art learning management system Amigo, learners will be able to avail learning resources including chat room sessions and email support. Graded internal assessments will contribute to 30% of the final marks.

Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Ajit Chauhan, Chairman, Amity University Online, said: “Through this partnership, we reaffirm our shared dedication to providing students with exceptional educational prospects and meeting the evolving demands of the technology industry. Our ultimate objective with these new specializations is to build a bridge between academic knowledge and industry requirements, offering students a holistic education that seamlessly integrates theory with practical skills.”

“In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, acquiring the right skills is crucial. HCLTech, with its four and a half decades of legacy in technology services, is proud to bring its expertise to the education sector. With Career Shaper, HCLTech is dedicated to empowering students with industry-relevant knowledge, bridging the gap between academia and the ever-changing demands of the IT industry. Through this collaboration, we aspire to not only educate but also inspire the next generation of IT professionals, providing them with the tools they need to succeed and contribute meaningfully to the workforce,” said Srimathi Shivashankar, Corporate Vice President and Global Head, EdTech Business, HCLTech.

Amity University Online offers a flexible learning experience, allowing students to study from the comfort of their homes. With global and Indian faculty who are experts in their fields, diverse learning mediums, and career services provided, Amity University Online is reshaping online higher education.