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TeamLease EdTech and NSDC Partner For Work-Integrated Degree Programmes

Digivarsity, TeamLease EdTech’s tech-first platform, will synergise with Skill India Digital, offering candidates enhanced access to higher education and employment opportunities.

TeamLease EdTech and NSDC Partner For Work-Integrated Degree Programmes
POSTED ON February 15, 2024 4:52 PM

TeamLease Edtech and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have partnered to foster employability through skill development by endorsing work-integrated degree programmes.  

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Officially inaugurated the partnership at the Event. 

After the partnership, TeamLease EdTech’s tech-first platform, Digivarsity will synergise with Skill India Digital, offering candidates enhanced access to higher education and employment opportunities. 

Digivarsity integrates academic study with real-world work experiences. It helps students for their successful careers by equipping them with necessary workplace skills in addition to academic knowledge. 

"Digivarsity is poised to initiate a transformative shift in the higher education sector of India. We are committed to investing Rs100 crore over the next five years to expand the platform and reach over 10 lakh students. We believe that the skills required by today’s employers are best learned through real-world learning environments, in collaboration with industry partners," said Shantanu Rooj, founder, and CEO of TeamLease EdTech. 

Edtech’s Digivarsity claims to have forged partnerships with the country’s top 10 universities and more than 150 leading employers. It has introduced work-linked degree programmes that bridge the divide between education and employment. 


“Participants of the Work-Integrated Degree Programmes will receive on-the-job internships or apprenticeships, granting them substantial skills and work experience upon graduation and a distinct advantage over fresh graduates. Furthermore, each student will benefit from a monthly stipend to support their education and living expenses, truly realizing the ‘Earn while you Learn’ concept,” highlighted Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO of NSDC. 

TeamLease EdTech has an exclusive partnership with 60 of India’s largest Universities across 16 Indian states, it trains 6.5 Lakh students on their platform through 9 Indian languages and works with 1500 corporates in their upskilling/skilling initiatives, the company claims.  

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