NSE Academy Limited (NAL), a wholly owned subsidiary of NSE has partnered with TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization to launch Industry Honour Certification (IHC) courses for BCom students. The courses are aimed at boosting the employability of commerce students and enhancing their industry readiness.
Through this collaborative effort, students will have the opportunity to enroll for industry-relevant courses designed and delivered by renowned experts, as part of their academic program. The objective is to make students industry-ready through applied knowledge and hands-on learning.
The elective courses available for the students are Banking Fundamentals, Insurance & Risk Management, Financial Derivatives, Financial Markets & Services, Investment Management and Wealth Management. The courses ensure experiential learning through case study assignments and NSE SMART, the trading simulator application (Powered by NSEIT). Students will have access to digital and multimodal content, interactions with industry and academic experts, and hands-on experience through industry assignments and practice tests.
On completion of the program, students will be awarded credits, a digital certificate and support on internships and job opportunities with partner corporates. The courses are aligned to the UGC Curriculum and can be opted as electives.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Ravi Varanasi, Chief Business Development Officer, NSE said, “BFSI industry is the fastest growing segment for job creation and careers in finance are a favoured choice for graduates. This is one more step from NSE Academy to bridge the employability gap in the BFSI industry and build a Future Ready pool of talent in this space. We are delighted to start this partnership with TCS and plan to bring many more innovative offerings for students pursuing higher education”.
Mr. Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON said, “We are pleased to launch these courses in collaboration with NSE Academy to create an industry-ready stream of commerce graduates.
At TCS iON, we are constantly innovating new methods to reimagine the education ecosystem. We are committed to supporting the country’s human capital development initiative with a vision to prepare our students for tomorrow’s competitive world. Our unique methods help us scale learning initiatives along with impactful outcomes”.