IIT Mandi launches skill development courses for local youth

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Vishu Verma
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Updated on Sep 22, 2022 13:11 IST

The duration of the courses will be one month and registrations are free. Free food, accommodation and teaching material will be provided by the institute. 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has launched five short courses to develop the skills of the local youth making them employable and ready for the job market. This is in collaboration with the Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam (HPKVN),  

The duration of the course will be one month and registrations are free. Free food, accommodation, and teaching material will be provided by the institute.  

Who can join the courses? 

The course is open to IT, diploma engineers, engineering students, practicing/working engineers, postgraduates and PhD students, teachers/faculty members of technical institutions of Himachal Pradesh who are willing to excel in their scientific and engineering research pursuits.  

Tushar Jain, Head, Centre for Continuing Education (CCE), IIT Mandi, said, “Seeing the success of the first course on ‘School Camp on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (PRAYAS 1.0)’, we are launching five new courses to further develop the skills of the local youth. These courses target specific branches of engineering disciplines, which are helpful to train the young minds of the state under the mentorship of experts at IIT Mandi and make them ready for the job market.”  

The new courses 

Below are the five new courses that IIT Mandi is offering. 

  1. Hands-on course on embedded systems
  2. Model predictive control for industrial systems
  3. Hands-on training of computational fluid dynamics
  4. Finite element modelling for engineering
  5. Hands-on course on product design and manufacturing

The course will help develop skills for automation and other jobs under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) with mentorship support from IIT Mandi faculty and HPKVN. A participation certificate from CCE, IIT Mandi, will be given to all participants on successfully completing the course.  
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