What is ICT Academy
ICT Academy is an initiative of the Government of India in collaboration with the state Governments and industries. ICT Academy is a not-for-profit society, and a joint venture under the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model.
This Academy was started to meet the skill requirements of the industry and generate more employment especially in tier 2 and 3 towns, the rural parts of the country. The organization was formed with representations from the State Government of Tamil Nadu, leading companies in the ICT industry and National Association of Software Services Companies NASSCOM in India.
This Academy is recently endorsed and recommended by NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India Aayog), the National Planning body of Government of India as one of the unique organization for dissemination and replication, which is aligned to the Skill India Vision of the Government of India.
ICT Academy Programs
- Faculty Development
- Student Skill Development
- Entrepreneurship Development
- Youth Empowerment
- Industry-Institute Interaction
- Digital Empowerment and
- Research & Publications.
ICT Academy Initiatives
1. For Students
- Link - Common Placement Drive
- Internship & AICTE Job Portal
- Youth Contests
- Skill Development Program
2. For Institutions
- Faculty Development Programs
- Faculty Workshops
- Academic Conferences
- No.1 Contributor in India 2017 by Autodesk
- National Excellence Award 2018 by ASSOCHAM
- Best Skill Trainer Award 2019 by TNSDC
1. Faculty Development programs
This academy successfully conducted faculty development programs to 36,353 faculty members benefiting 1,461 Engineering & Arts and Science Colleges.
This academy constantly work with organizations like Microsoft, Intel, National Instruments, Cadence, TCS, Cognizant, ORACLE, DELLEMC, VMware, Palo Alto, NVIDIA, Autodesk, Amazon, Salesforce etc. to bring the industry relevant content to the Institution.
Online Journal Websites
ICTACT Journals creating Indian-based Journals of International quality and to build up local research content.
- Journal on Communication Technology (IJCT)
- Journal on Soft Computing (IJSC)
- Journal on Image and Video Processing (IJIVP)
- Journal on Management Studies (IJMS)
- Journal on Microelectronics (IJME)
- 12 Copies of the online Journal will be provided to the institution library at free of cost
This is flagship event which is a platform for all the stakeholders in the education eco-system to discuss on improving the Industry-Institute collaboration.
4. Academic Alliances
This ACADEMY supports members institutions by providing access to the in-house content of Oracle Academy and DELLEMC Corporation, we also facilitate trainers, software, e-learning sources, curriculum and books from these organizations.
5. Student Skill Development Programs
Student Skill Development programs are offered in both ToT (Train the Trainer) model and Direct training model. These skill development programs include both Technical and Soft skill modules.
6. Student Awards and Competitions
ICT Academy will be conducting unique competition called “Youth Talk”, which is platform to for the students to improvise their public speaking ability. A unique award titled “ICT Academy Student Innovator Award” has been constituted to identify and recognize best student innovators, thereby cultivating the innovation spirit among the students.
7. Conference Collaboration
ICT ACADEMY supports its member institutions in conducting National and International level conferences.The papers submitted in these conferences are taken up for possible publication process in ICT ACADEMY Journals after the review process.
ICT Academy will partner in your National and International conferences and help in getting the quality papers from the researchers across the nation.
8. Youth Street Magazine
Youth Street is a magazine published on quarterly basis by ICT ACADEMY, which is being circulated to all the Universities, Corporate, Government bodies and its member institutions. This magazine will carry great insights on the technological advances in industry, career guidance, case studies, skill gap analysis etc. authored by the Industry veterans.
ICT Academy member institutions will receive this exclusive magazine at free of cost.
9. Free Software and Access to Content
ICT Academy provides its member institutions with free access to ICT Academy education portal, software and resources of partner companies to the faculty members of member institutions.
10. Conclave and Power Seminar Series
ICT ACADEMY Conclave are conducted at regular intervals with focused objectives and is designed to address the key issues and challenges in today’s context of a specific stakeholders like Chairmen, Principals, HODs And Placement Officers. So for 39 unique conclaves had been conducted benefiting the member institutions.
ICT ACADEMY Power Seminar featuring multiple tracks with noted industry experts as speakers, conducted at member institutions on niche technical topics which can be attended by specific student groups.