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IFIM & NASSCOM to train 10,000 business analytics professionals in Karnataka

17 / 07 / 2017 (Monday) || 03:13 AM
According to official sources on July 13, Bangalore based IFIM Business School, a leading private B-School in Bangalore, has partnered with NASSCOM SSC to become their first Licensed Training Partner (LTP) in Karnataka.

Key highlights of the partnership are:

-       IFIM Business School is the only state level partner of NASSCOM SSC in Karnataka

-       Educational institutions can sign up with IFIM Business School to leverage the association

-       The programme aims to skill 10,000 students & professionals across the street

-       IFIM will run the Train the Trainer (TTT) programme for teachers of the partner institutions

-       IFIM offers unique value propositions to students and institutions over and above the existing curriculum

This strategic alliance between NASSCOM and IFIM Business School aims to offer Associate Analytics, Junior Data Associate and Associate Recruitment courses to all graduate students as an add-on course to enhance their employability skills primarily  in IT/ITes Sector. IFIM will follow the curriculum and course content developed by NASSCOM which will further assess and award certificates to the successful candidates along with IFIM via NSDC’s SDMS (Skill Development Management System).

The offered training programmes are positioned at level 7 in National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF), which is a post graduate level. IFIM, through this association is all equipped and committed to train 10,000 students and professionals across state.  Educational institutions can sign up with IFIM Business School to get their faculty and students trained and certified in turn jointly by NASSCOM and IFIM.


Talking about the partnership, Dr. Sandhya Chintala, executive director, SSC NASSCOM & vice president NASSCOM said, “Enabling students with both the foundational and high end requirements of Data Science and Big Data Analytics is strategic move for IFIM. These QPs will enable students to  deal  with huge volumes  of unstructured and structured data, capturing and warehousing data in ingenious ways, combining them with statistics, mathematics, programming, problem solving etc. This will provide them with the ability to look at things differently and analyse insights which can lead to better decision and strategic business moves; assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing that enable enhanced insight, decision making, and process automation. We congratulate IFIM in this endeavor, to enabling this umbrella of techniques for candidates under its care.”


Sharing his views on the partnership, Sanjay Padode, secretary CDE, IFIM Institutions, said, “It is one of the milestones in the IFIM history and can be looked at strategically from IFIM’s view point”.  



Dr. Abhishek Nirjar, director IFIM Business School, added, “The Indian education ecosystem has been experiencing a continuous shift. In order to meet the industry demands, we have collaborated with NASSCOM to bridge the skill gap in the analytics domain. The institute has a dedicated Centre of Excellence in Analytics and an IBM analytics lab, equipped with latest s/w.  Having immensely experienced and skilled faculty with right mix of corporate and academia, the institute has a proven excellence in offering courses on Business Analytics and Big Data. By associating with NASSCOM, it will help us to create a sustainable industry-ready talent pipeline by scaling quality capacity, to enhance employability at all levels.”

Located in Electronics City, Bangalore, IFIM Business School is one of the top business schools in India consistently rated as ‘Bangalore’s No.1 Private B-School’. For more information, visit

Founded in 2008, New Delhi headquartered NASSCOM, a not-for-profit industry association, is the apex body for the 154 billion dollar IT BPM industry in India.