Seven higher education institutions in India will adopt cloud computing curricula from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate global initiative into their college syllabus to develop cloud professionals.
AWS, the #1 Cloud computing vendor, said they will offer the cloud computing content as part of undergraduate degree and postgraduate diploma programs starting in September, 2020.
The education institutions offering Bachelor of Technology degree programs in Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science are
# Chitkara University, Punjab
# Galgotias University, Uttar Pradesh
# Manav Rachna University, Delhi and NCR
# Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology, Uttar Pradesh
# Sharda University, Delhi and NCR
# SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu
The ASM Institute of Management and Computer Studies in Maharashtra will offer syllabus combined with the AWS Educate cloud curricula for its Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Emerging Technology.
This effort to integrate cloud computing curricula in college education will address the need for cloud skills in India by providing students with knowledge and competency-based credentials in skills such as cloud architecture, data analytics, cybersecurity, machine learning, and software development.
“Building a cloud-ready workforce is key to enabling technology-led growth in India that will drive innovation at speed and create impact at scale,” said Rahul Sharma, president, India and South Asia Public Sector, Amazon Internet Services.
All students participating in the degree and diploma programs will be enrolled in AWS Educate, Amazon’s global initiative to provide students resources for building skills in the cloud, and provided with AWS Promotional Credits to hands-on experience using AWS cloud technology.