Tech conglomerate, Google in collaboration with Pluralsight and Udacity will train 1.3 lakh Indian developers for emerging technology that will serve employability in Mobile and Web development, Machine Learning, AR/VR, Artificial Intelligence, and Cloud Platforms.
The new Google scholarship programme will fund 100,000 scholarships on the Pluralsight technology learning platform and 30,000 scholarships on Udacity platform to help developers gain access to advanced learning curriculum.
“Since we announced our skilling initiative in India, 210,000 students have completed Google developed courses on Udacity, with 117,000 students completing the course this year. To build on this momentum, this scholarship program, will make it easy for students and developers to gain the skills they need to be successful in the changing technology landscape,” said developer products group and skilling lead for India, Google, William Florance.
“Pluralsight already supports learners in more than 150 countries and with this partnership, we hope to gain tailwind in our effort to skill India,” he further added.
Almost 1000 developers from Google’s offering of 30 thousand scholarships will also be selected to receive full Nanodegree, which is a Web and Android scholarship program run in several countries by the search-engine giant.
Interested candidates will also get access to Pluralsight IQ, where they can measure their skills in the latest technologies within 5 minutes. This new scholarship program is in continuation of Google’s plans to train two million developers in India, to help spur innovation and support the growth of India’s start-up ecosystem.
Interested developers, can apply directly visit Google’s Scholarship program official page and learn more about the scholarships.