Edtech Start-up Skill-Lync Partners With Mangalayatan University
With an aim to help engineers become more employable, India's leading engineering edtech company, Skill-Lync has announced its partnership with Mangalayatan University, one of India's most renowned universities. The Mangalayatan University will integrate Skill-Lync's courses across domains into its curriculum and provide students with the latest industry-relevant courses as part of their learning journey with the institute.
Some of the courses offered on the Skill-Lync platform include Electric Mechanical, Vehicles, Embedded Systems, Cybersecurity, High Rise Building Design, and Autonomous Vehicles among others.
As a part of the curriculum with Mangalayatan University, more than 500 students of Mechanical, Civil, and Electrical Engineering from the B.Tech, M.Tech and WILP Programmes will be trained on the Skill-Lync platform. Students from Mangalayatan University will gain 16-24 credits through Skill-Lync courses. Students would also have access to tools such as Solidworks, Catia, MATLAB that would complement the learning experience with hands-on practice. Students would also be assigned to career mentors to help them in their career development, beginning from resume preparation sessions, LinkedIn sessions to mock interviews with industry experts and tool tests to ensure the students’ employability.
Speaking on the occassion, Krishna Bandaru, Chief Business Officer, Skill-Lync, said, “University partnerships are critical to assist students in having an accelerated career progression and fulfilling the industry's demand of skilled engineers across domains. Our partnership with Mangalayatan University is a huge step forward in our mission to bridge the gap between academia and industry, ensuring a robust talent pipeline.”
Hemant Goyal, Chairman, Mangalayatan University, said, "We are proud to have partnered with Skill-Lync to ensure that our students are highly employable in the job market and are well-versed in the latest tools and technologies. Skill-Lync’s project-driven programmes will now be a part of our engineering curriculum and credit system, with job assistance for our graduates to get their dream jobs. Through this partnership, we look forward to equipping our students to excel in their chosen fields fully."
Mangalayatan University, Aligarh was established in 2006 and is recognised by the UGC. The University offers graduation and post-graduation courses in the Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and CS engineering departments. As part of the programmes suite, WILP (Work Integrated Learning Programmes) will also be offered at the University. More than 7,000 students have graduated from the University, and over 3,500 students are currently availing the facilities offered at the University.
Skill-Lync is focused on providing students with two different models, available both online and offline. 6-12 month post-graduate courses focused on providing in-depth industry-relevant technical knowledge to students along with a strong portfolio of projects that are aimed to help them get relevant jobs. 6-Month programmes at physical Skill-Centers, where the students are provided with access to hands-on practical experience and are equipped with industry-relevant skills from the experts.