IIT Kanpur teams up with GUVI for Vernacular tech and Business Courses

IIT Kanpur Foundation for Advanced Consulting, Education and Training (IFACET), an initiative by IIT Kanpur, has collaborated with GUVI an EdTech company within the HCL Group, to launch technology and business courses in regional languages. These programs are designed to provide career-enhancing opportunities by offering a range of professional courses in various technology and business fields, catering to the dynamic needs of today's job market.

These carefully designed courses, led by mentors, integrate theoretical understanding with hands-on practice, serving students, graduates, and professionals alike. Available in Hindi, English, Telugu, and Tamil, they emphasize accessibility and aim to overcome language barriers that may have previously impeded learning in conventional educational approaches.

The course offerings encompass a Professional Certificate Course in Business Intelligence and Digital Marketing, available in English, Hindi, and Tamil; a Professional Certificate Course in Full Stack Development - MERN Stack, offered in English, Hindi, and Tamil; a Professional Certificate Course in Data Science, available in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil; and a Professional Certificate Course in Data Engineering, provided in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.

Speaking about the tie-up with GUVI, Professor S Ganesh, Director, IIT Kanpur commented "IIT Kanpur has been offering various certificate programs to help students to be well-equipped for success in the ever-evolving professional landscape. GUVI has a unique positioning among Ed-tech players with their expertise in reaching out to students in vernacular medium. Through this partnership, we look forward to unlocking new possibilities by reaching out to the student diaspora across India whose medium of instruction has been in their local language".

"We are excited about the collaboration with IIT Kanpur, showcasing our commitment to deliver high-quality education at a national level. Our meticulously crafted programs aim to seamlessly connect academic knowledge with industry requirements, empowering individuals to excel in today's competitive job market", says Arun Prakash M, Founder & CEO of GUVI.