The Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi) and WileyNXT, Wiley’s innovative learning solution to bridge the skill gap in new and emerging technologies, have come together to launch the first batch of its professional certification program in FullStack Development. The immersive program encompassing seven months of tenure is designed for next gen developers to help them build end to end full stack solutions based on industry standards and customer needs.
The need for full stack developers has been increasing exponentially across industries and organisations. As per NASSCOM report 2020, one million new jobs are created every year for full stack developers. In the list of top emerging jobs, as claimed by Linkedin report 2020, Full Stack Engineers hold the fifth position. All of this data accounts for the growing need for professionals skilled in designing and implementing fully working solutions and web applications. The FullStack Developer Certification by IIT Mandi and WileyNXT aims to impart relevant skills and learning to the candidates to help them unlock new avenues and opportunities.
Commenting on the commencement of the first batch, Dr. Satyajit Thakor, Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, said, “Full Stack Development as a career is emerging as the most demanding and fulfilling one. As a tech-savvy profession involving a combination of work at the front-end and back-end, the demand for full stack developers is quite high. All IT, Tech and Fortune 500 companies today hire Full Stack Developers. As a leading tech school in India, we are committed to meeting this demand by producing skilled and ready talent. We feel happy to have collaborated with Wiley, another reputed and prestigious brand with a legacy of over 200 years, to carry on the common mission of preparing a future-ready workforce.”
Vikas Gupta, Managing Director, Wiley India said, “At Wiley, we encourage learning to be a continuous, lifelong experience – an integral, essential part of every stage of building a career. With WileyNXT, we are consistently focusing on closing the talent deficit by promoting skilling, upskilling and professional learning across career stages. Our objective is to help candidates and learners maximise their full potential by developing skills that are imperative for any futuristic organisation, or workspace. As per credible industry reports, 30 per cent annual growth is observed for Full Stack Developer jobs in the next three years and going by this demand, it is important for us to innovate, experiment and acquire a skill set suited to the needs of the industry. We are delighted to partner with IIT Mandi, a credible and trusted institution, to offer PG Certification in Full Stack Development to interested candidates and help them succeed in their respective careers.”
Over 40 students are already enrolled for the first batch of the program ‘Post-Graduate Certificate in Full Stack Development offered by WileyNXT and IIT Mandi and the seats are still filling fast for the most sought-after job skill of Industry 4.0. The diverse cohort enrolled so far consists of professionals with experience in software development either front-end or back-end. Candidates with knowledge of programming language, Software Developers, IT Professionals, Engineers, Test Engineers, Technical Consultants, and Analysts are also a part of this program.