Information on courses, memoranda of understanding and other activities at educational institutions

Anant National University launches two new executive training programs

Anant Center for Sustainability, Anant National University, recently launched two new executive education programs delivered through a blended learning model: a week-long course in designing an affordable lifestyle starting March 4 and a one-year program for entrepreneurs in residence (EIR). . Interested candidates can register until February 10.

GUVI launches free courses with AICTE

GUVI, a start-up incubated by IIT-Madras and IIM-Ahmedabad, will partner with AICTE to offer free development courses in Python and AI to socially and economically disadvantaged young people. Classes can be learned in regional languages ​​along with English. Free access will be available through the registration process on the website. The learner also has the option of availing himself of an IIT-Madras certificate by passing an assessment and paying a nominal fee to IIT-Madras. For more details visit

Winners of the 2021 TCS IT Wiz National Final

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) recently announced the winners of the 2021 TCS IT Wiz National Final. The title of champion went to Sandeep Murugesh of St. Judes Public School and Junior College, Coimbatore. The finalist was Mustafa Ahmed from Little Flower High School, Telangana. The other finalists were Smitendu Dutta from DPS Ruby Park, Kolkata, Krishang Nigam from Navrachana School, Vadodara; Dhyan Vyas from Bangalore National Public School; and Kanishka Deora from St. Anthony High School, Udaipur.

Most subscribed on Coursera

In 2021, Yale University’s Financial Markets Course became the most registered business course in India on Coursera. Financial Planning for Young Adults at the University of Illinois is also on the Top 10 list, indicating a growing interest in financial markets and investment advisory jobs.

Ampersand perfects students

The Ampersand Group recently provided vocational training to more than 256,000 high school students in various fields, including security, IT, media and entertainment, tourism and hospitality, beauty and wellness, l clothing, electronics, health, telecommunications, agriculture, sports and physics. Education, plumbing and self defense training.

Virohan is growing

Virohan recently announced the launch of 10 centers across Karnataka, Mumbai and Gujarat. It has launched four centers in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu at Electronic City and Peenya in Bengaluru, as well as Tiruchi and Tellicherry in partnership with the Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF). Three centers have been launched each in Gujarat and Mumbai; in Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara in partnership with the International Institute of Import and Export Management (IIIEM) and in Thane, Virar and Dahisar in partnership with Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers.

IIT Kanpur launches Hridyantra; files 107 DPI in 2021

IIT Kanpur, together with the country’s leading hospitals, has launched Hridyantra, a project to develop next-generation solutions for patients with end-stage heart failure. This flagship program at IIT Kanpur’s upcoming School of Medical Research and Technology will select a team of innovators under the mentorship of industry experts. It is open to graduates in basic sciences, medicine and engineering or graduates from any field with relevant experience.

The institute also filed 107 patents in 2021, making it the largest number of intellectual property rights (IPRs) ever filed by the institute. The outlook included 62 patents, 15 design registrations, two copyrights and 24 trademark applications as well as four US patent applications.

ISFC and Chrysalis sign memorandum of understanding

Indian School Finance Company (ISFC) recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Chrysalis to provide affiliated schools with a one-stop solution for their financial, operational and academic needs. Through this partnership, ISFC will have access to 1,800 Chrysalis schools for funding and Chrysalis will have access to the universe of 5,000 ISFC schools for content.

Emeritus appoints Ganesh S. Global CHRO

Emeritus recently appointed Ganesh S. as Global Director of Human Resources (CHRO). He will be responsible for all aspects of employee and workplace operations, talent management, compensation and benefits, global recruiting and lead Emeritus’ response to the impact of COVID-19 on its workforce.

RTU wins an award

Rabindranath Tagore University recently received the award for the Most Promising University in Central India. Vice-Chancellor Bramhprakash Pethia received the award from Mohan Yadav, Minister of Higher Education of Madhya Pradesh and main guest of the program.

Booming imarticus

Imarticus Learning recently closed 2021 on a high note. He enriched his portfolio throughout the year, collaborated with leading educational institutions, particularly in non-urban regions of the country, and transformed more than 35,000 careers. He reached out to learners from different backgrounds and developed his business through acquisitions. In 2022, it aims to increase its training activity in companies, to penetrate new markets, in particular abroad, and to expand its presence.

BITS-Pilani collaborates with Mphasis

BITS-Pilani’s Work Integrated Learning Programs (WILP) division recently entered into a collaboration with Mphasis, which will begin with the enrollment of 250 employees for a M.Tech. Program. Employees will be able to continue the program without a career break.

IIM-Bengaluru announces DAA Awards 2022

IIM-Bengaluru recently announced the recipients of the IIM-B Distinguished Alumni Awards for 2022. Each recipient receives a citation and their name is engraved on the institute’s Wall of Fame. The winners include Vipul Parekh (PGP 1988), co-founder of; Raghavendra Rau (PGP 1989), professor of finance at the University of Cambridge; Apurva Purohit (PGP 1989), co-founder, Aazol; and Saugata Gupta (PGP 1991), Managing Director and CEO, Marico Limited.

Powered to hire 30 experts

Propelld recently announced its intention to recruit 30 employees to its technical team by fiscal year 2022 to strengthen its internal technology capabilities. The platform intends to recruit technical experts for the roles of Software Development Engineer, Lead Engineers, Engineering Manager, DevOps Engineer, User Interface Developer, and Designer. user interface / UX. Aspirants can apply through a variety of channels including LinkedIn, Campus Placement Campaigns,, Propelld Career Page, Alumni Network, Employee Referrals, and Recruiting Agencies.

IIT-Jodhpur creates C2VNet

Digital Humanities (DH) researchers at IIT-Jodhpur are developing a framework to create Comic-to-Video (C2VNet) network software to convert comics born into digital or digitized into video. The objective was to design and develop software which takes as input a comic strip of digital or digitized origin and produces an audiovisual animated film.

Toppr takes a step forward

Toppr recently passed the milestone of more than a billion questions asked by students since the platform was created in 2013. Most of them were related to biology, physics, chemistry and mathematics. These subjects together represent 74% of the questions practiced. In addition to this, there was also an important activity in English grammar.

NIT Andhra Pradesh promotes research in biovalorization

NIT-AP recently hosted a five-day online faculty development program on Biovalorization: Trends and Perspectives in Value-Added Products to impart advanced knowledge on biovalorization from waste to renewable chemicals and biofuels for faculties, scientists and researchers.

Annual Mathematics Day Competition in India

Almost 77,000 students from over 400 schools across India participated in the second annual India Math Day Quiz Competition and 25,000 qualified for the final event. Nine schools won the Home of Maths Genius Award. Middle school students (grades 6-8) from 31 states and union territories attended, with almost 60% coming from cities of Tier 2 or smaller.

Brainly’s math solver succeeds

Brainly launched Math Solver, a 24/7 AI-based tool, in India in early 2021. This helps users find solutions to complex math problems. Since its launch, Brainly Math Solver has been discovered by over 3.8 million users in India alone.

Launch of the Johari Center of Excellence

Johari Digital Healthcare Ltd. recently launched the Johari Center of Excellence (CoE) at IIT-Jodhpur Technology Park. Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT-Jodhpur; Sampat Raj Vadera, Deputy Director, IIT-Jodhpur; Satyendra Johari, CEO and Founder; and Nisha Johari, co-founder of Johari Digital Healthcare Ltd., and other dignitaries were in attendance.

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