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Microsoft, AICTE Collaborate to Skill Students, Educators in Next-Generation Technology

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Microsoft-and-AICTE-collaborate-to-skill-students-and-educator-in-next-generation-technologyMicrosoft has partnered with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to empower students, educators in Next-Generation Technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Data Science and Cloud Computing. 

Key Points:

i.1, 500 course modules from Microsoft will be accessible for the students & educators for free of cost. It will be accessible through AICTE’s e-learning portal ELIS (Enhancement in Learning with Improvement in Skills).

ii.To ensure an interactive learning process, Microsoft will host live webinars for students of AICTE. 

iii.Microsoft will sponsor 1, 000 Microsoft Certification Exam Vouchers of different technologies for students from underserved communities.

iv.Through this collaboration, Students will get hands-on experience with the latest technologies and build for the future with Azure for students. 

v.The collaboration will provide educators access to online learning paths and training materials through Microsoft Learn (Microsoft’s e-learning platform) for Educators Platform.

Recent Related News:

i.On June 4, 2020, Ramesh Pokhriyal `Nishank’, Minister, Human Resource Development, Shri Hardeep S. Puri, MoS (I/C), Housing & Urban Affairs, and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have jointly launched a 1st of its kind online portal for `The Urban Learning Internship Program (TULIP)’ – for providing internship opportunities to fresh graduates in all Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and Smart Cities across the country.

About All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE):
Chairman – Anil D. Sahasrabudhe
Headquarters – New Delhi

About Microsoft:
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Satya Nadella
Headquarters – Redmond, Washington (United States of America)