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Byte Academy launches international campus in Bangalore

19 / 06 / 2017 (Monday) || 02:33 AM
According to official sources on June 8, Byte Academy, a New York based short-format industry-focused education start-up with an international campus in Singapore has launched their second international campus in Bangalore. The campus has been launched with the aim of providing students, executives and industry professionals with skill sets that match real hiring needs. Renowned for their courses in FinTech, Data Science and Software Development, Byte Academy is looking to bridge the ever-widening gap between the demand and supply of equipped technology and data professionals by conducting highly immersive, industry focussed, project based boot-camps for deserving applicants.

Founded by Rak Chugh, an entrepreneur equipped with over 25 years of investment banking and technology experience, Byte Academy is open to anyone interested in the emerging technologies world. The academy caters to equip students with all the skills needed to thrive in a real world atmosphere. By partnering with various companies and advisers in devising schemes and curricula that supplement the Byte ecosystem, the academy’s operation is built out of a thriving community of like-minded individuals networking from the three different locations – New York, Singapore and Bangalore.

With close to three decades of experience in IT, Financial Services and entrepreneurial experience between them, the India campus of Byte academy is headed by Ravi Gopalakrishnan and Kiran Datar.

Byte delivers short-format industry specific bootcamps to help mid-career professionals and fresh graduates to get a hands on experience in technology and specific domains. The goal is to get students careers and provide opportunities for lifelong learning,” says Datar, an entrepreneur and founder in Bangalore’s technology space and vice president of Byte International. The comprehensive curriculum developed by the academy has been built with inputs from industry veterans and partner companies across these three locations ensuring that the graduating candidates are job ready.

Their flagship Data Science course in India is designed for students and professionals (from various domains) who are looking to add data science concepts and tools to their technology skill sets. Graduates from the course, then go into roles such as data analyst, data engineers, data scientists and data architects.

Besides Data Science, the academy also delivers a FinTech course (the first of its type in the world) and a comprehensive Python Full Stack course. Going forward, the academy will also be adding Blockchain to its already existing offerings. Byte Academy also has a sister concern - Byte Consulting, which focuses on the careers of the graduating class. To learn more, visit