New Delhi: On the occasion of World Literacy Day, Internshala Trainings, the skilling engine of the career-tech platform, Internshala, launched the second edition of the “Internshala Skill India Scholarship” in partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Building on the success of the previous season, Internshala Trainings is committed to furthering the Skill India mission of NSDC by upskilling meritorious college students across various domains, including engineering, management, design, and more.
The joint initiative from Internshala and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) aims to provide top performing students of Indian colleges with free government-accredited training programs valued at INR 1.5 crore, spanning over 80+ in-demand skills available on the Internshala Trainings platform.
To secure the scholarship, eligible students are required to follow a specific process. Initially, they have to contact their college faculty or training & placement officer (TPO) to express their interest in the scholarship. Students applying must be currently enrolled in a recognized Indian college or university for undergraduate or postgraduate studies. Subsequently, students will need to provide their mark sheet as proof of ranking among the top 10 in their batch. After mark sheet submission, TPOs or college faculty will verify eligibility and create a list of eligible candidates. Finally, this list of eligible students will be shared with Internshala Trainings, ensuring a streamlined and efficient application process for the scholarship.
Shadab Alam, Head – Internshala Trainings, said, “Within our colleges, there exists a wealth of talent and diligence, and with the acquisition of the right skills, these students can pave the way for successful careers. With the Internshala Skill India scholarship initiative, we aim to empower over 1 lakh youth to excel in today’s skill-driven economy by mastering sought-after skills of their choice. We at Internshala are dedicated to supporting these passionate college students in their journey to excel in the skills they are passionate about.”
On the launch of Internshala Skill India Scholarship, Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC said, “NSDC is a huge advocate for skill development among Indian youth. Developing skills is a means of equipping students with practical knowledge and industry-specific skills, enabling them to build a strong foundation for a successful career.
With the launch of the Internshala Skill India scholarship, Internshala aims to reinforce the same mission by providing the top performing students in Indian colleges with in-demand skills training of their choice.”
The application window for the “Internshala Skill India Scholarship” will be open till the 22nd of September 2023. Students are encouraged to act promptly to secure their chance to upskill and shape a brighter future.
For more information about the scholarship program, please visit: https://bit.ly/skilldev_ist
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