Edureka, NIT Rourkela join hands to cater to rising demand of Big Data engineers in IT industry

NIT Rourkela

E-learning platform Edureka has joined hands with NIT Rourkela, to bridge the gap between Big Data roles and industry talent. With an aim to cater to the growing need of qualified engineers in the IT industry, NIT Rourkela and Edureka have introduced a Post Graduate Program in Big Data Engineering.

The curriculum will include rigorous training, exposure to practical projects, placement assistance besides an opportunity to network with industry veterans and NIT Rourkela’s alumni.

Speaking about the partnership, Prof. Animesh Biswas, Director, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, said, “At NIT Rourkela, it is our mission to advance and spread knowledge in the area of science and technology leading to creation of wealth and welfare of humanity.’ If Data is the oil of the 21st century, Big Data is the aviation fuel. I am proud to say that with NIT Rourkela and Edureka joining hands, we will be able to fulfil the never-ending demand for Big Data Engineers in the industry. I wish the best to all the participants as they embark on this exciting journey. We are delighted that this partnership enables NIT Rourkela to share its expertise and research with the whole world through Edureka’s live, online training platform. Let’s prepare for the future.”

Ananda Rao Ladi, Chief Learning Officer, Edureka also showed happiness over the joint venture as he said, the fundamental role of the program was to bridge the talent gap in Big Data and equip more IT professionals through the right training, industry exposure and mentorship; and our course was the perfect amalgamation of all three. We are happy to announce this partnership with NIT Rourkela to create more Big Data Engineers who will take on the best jobs in this coveted technology.