As per the Annual Status of Higher Education (ASHE) report 2016 from CII, the Draft National Education policy 2016 has been conceptualized to be a response to the main challenges that exist in the education sector in India. One of the main goals of this policy is to align higher education with skill development objectives, to facilitate the acquisition of technical and vocational skills that enhance employability. In this era of growing number of private/self-financed higher educational Institutes, the challenges for this Country are also changing its shape. The challenges are to engage the so-called trained youth in the employment matching to their expectation as per their qualification.
To match formal education with employability, a good interface between Industries and Institutes is required and it would need active participation from both. The efforts may be in the form of fruitful internships, flexible curriculum permitting students to work at industries in final year, industry visits, and faculty recharge programs at the industries, joint workshops, training programs, conferences, talks, curriculum development, etc. Continue reading
The seamless interconnectivity among users, machines, adding intelligence to IC’s, data evolved from GPS, emerging smart sensors and distributed applications deployed on mobile devices and sensors are necessity of today’s world. All the mentioned keywords make it rather complex to harvest all the data using traditional approaches, giving birth to the vision of big data.
The recent megatrend in IT is focusing on effective customer engagement, peak competitive edge, better decisions, analyzing & predicting customer behavior, and product & service development. Increasingly, organizations are facing challenges related to vast and fast flowing volume of data. Huge amount of raw, semi-structured and unstructured data is generating at uncontrollable pace. The tremendous growth of unstructured data is the important driving force for evolution of “big data”. Under Big Data flagship, all the huge amount of unstructured or raw data transformed to valuable deeper insights, enable data driven decisions and actions. Keeping advances and future trends in Big Data, one of the best university in Jaipur, JK Lakshmipat University in Jaipur, has collaborated with IBM’s Software Group to roll out degree programs in these upcoming areas. These programs will be developed and certified to make sure the students have the best from the both the worlds of Academia and Industry. These newly introduced programs at JKLU which is among the top universities in Jaipur, Rajasthan are intended to produce industry deployable graduates benchmarked with international standards. Continue reading