Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CSS Corp’s Unveils ‘Earn As You Learn Program’ in Association with BITS Pilani

CSS Corp, a leading IT Services and Technology Support company, today announced the launch of its ‘Earn As You Learn’ program - a specialized M.Tech Work Integrated Learning Program, in association with BITS Pilani. The program is 100% sponsored by CSS Corp, and will help its employees in India to acquire knowledge and skills required for excelling in their careers with the added advantage of gaining a top-notch M.Tech. degree in Software Engineering from one of India’s most prestigious universities.

The M.Tech Work Integrated Learning Program will be open to all CSS Corp employees, who meet the qualifying criteria, and have completed a minimum tenure of 6 months with the organization. The program offers a unique opportunity to employees to enhance their academic qualifications while gaining significant professional experience. The 4-year Integrated Learning Program is designed to create a pool of industry-ready technology professionals.

Speaking about the association, Manish Tandon, Chief Executive Officer, CSS Corp said, “CSS Corp believes in investing in its people, their learning and their development. Our M.Tech Work Integrated Learning Program for B.Sc. / BCA Graduates from BITS Pilani is testimony to this. As a new-age company, we are strongly focused on innovation. Our clients are among the world’s top technology companies and there are interesting shifts happening in their ecosystem. Through this initiative, we see a great opportunity to bring our employees up to speed with the latest technologies. This would have a positive cascading effect on the services we can deliver to our clients.”

“With our rich legacy of expert innovation and employee development track record, we are committed to provide challenging career opportunities for high performing employees in the technology space. We are confident that this program in association with BITS Pilani, will set new precedents in learning and development in the Indian technology space.” saidDavid Raj, EVP and Chief HR Officer at CSS Corp.

“Work integrated learning has been a core element of the educational philosophy at BITS Pilani, and it is our firm belief that life-long learning is key to achieving professional success and organizational development. We believe that organizations such as CSS Corp, which provide opportunities to their employees to enhance their academic qualifications and technical skills while gaining significant professional experience, will remain prepared to tackle business challenges of the future.” said  Prof. G. Sundar (Director - Off Campus Programmes and Industry Engagement, BITS Pilani)

As a part of the program, the first set of B.Sc. and BCA graduates will be joining in May 2017. Initially, candidates will undergo 60 days of CSS Corp’s intensive New Hire Training. On successful completion of the course, successful candidates will get deployed in various projects. At the end of 6 months, all employees who have qualified from this lot, will join the BITS M.Tech program which will commence in Jan/Feb 2018.  Once these candidates meet the relevant performance criteria, both in CSS Corp and in the M. Tech program, they will earn their final degree from BITS Pilani.

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