Chitkara University joins hands with Blue chip IT Giant Virtusa

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Chitkara University joins hands with Blue chip IT Giant Virtusa: The stellar rise of consumer applications on both web and mobile platforms is going to fuel the demand for full-stack developers across all markets.

Chitkara University joins hands with Blue chip IT Giant Virtusa

To bridge the demand and supply gap, Chitkara University has collaborated with global IT giant Virtusa to offer a unique program in full-stack web development.

Full Stack Developer profile has emerged as the most in-demand job in recent times.  Companies across industries and sizes are looking for full-stack developers to develop web and mobile-based solutions. With more than 1.2 lakh jobs with competitive packages, the industry is on the lookout for skilled and talented full-stack developers like never before. To bridge the talent gap and keeping up with its commitment to offering industry-leading courses, Chitkara University has collaborated with Virtusa to offer a 2-year Unique M-Tech Program in Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Full-Stack Web Development. 

Virtusa, a global leader in IT consulting and outsourcing services, has more than 50 offices across 19 countries. With annual revenue of $1bn+ and a staff count of 23,000+, Virtusa serves fortune 2000 companies offering IT services across the entire IT lifecycle.

solutions at an unprecedented scale.  Full-stack developers are trained to spearhead the entire development (front-end and back-end) of products and applications, especially in product-based companies. Equipped to lead the entire project, Full Stack developers thus save companies precious time and resources. . As per the Industry reports, there has been a 20% growth in the demand for full-stack developers in 2018 v/s 2017, with companies shifting preferences to having multi-skilled professionals on-board. This M. Tech program has been specially designed to cater to the rising demand for full-stack developers by means of developing graduates who are skilled, competent and industry-ready.

Dr Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor of Chitkara University says, “The 2-year M-Tech Program in Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Full-Stack Web development, offered in collaboration with Virtusa is an outcome of Chitkara University’s relentless focus on offering programs closely designed and delivered in conjunction with industry leaders. ”

Dr Murali Padmanabhan, Sr. VP Global Talent & OD at Virtusa, shared, “With the rising demand for full-stack developers, the industry cannot afford to not get involved and create a pipeline of skilled, competent, and industry-ready. This M. Tech program has been designed to ensure that the students get ample industry exposure during their 1-year internship and a chance to learn under the mentorship of our globally recognized engineers and leaders working on live projects. 

During the 2-year program, students will spend 1 year at the university grasping the nuts and bolts of full-stack web development and another year interning at Virtusa offices, thus applying what they have learned and getting exposed to industry’s best practices. 

Students will have an opportunity to specialize in IoT, Big Data, Blockchain, Python and Micro apps, all of which are high demand industry skills. With personalized mentoring and placement support after the program, the graduates will have job opportunities ranging from front end developer, App developer, Web developer, Back-End Developer, Software engineer, Full-stack developer to Mobile developer, to name a few.

In addition to the M. Tech program in collaboration with Virtusa, Chitkara University also offers other business management courses in collaboration with Industry leaders like Safeducate (Supply chain & Logistics), Ernst & Young (Business Analytics), Fortis (Healthcare and Health IT) and Wizcraft (Event, Media and Entertainment).  

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