New Delhi, 20 December 2021 – Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India Private Limited (RNTBCI), in partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, has launched a unique scholarship programme. This scholarship programme aims at helping BSc students studying in the areas of Programming and Data Science in IIT-Madras.
@iitmadras partners with Renault Nissan Technology & Business Centre India Private Limited to provide scholarships for students pursuing online BSc degrees in Programming and Data Science.
Last date to apply: 21 December 2021
Register here: https://t.co/sX4mw4rI8J@iitm_bsc pic.twitter.com/i1UezQ4QEO
— IIT Madras (@iitmadras) December 17, 2021
The scholarship inaugural ceremony took place on 15th December 2021 and was attended by Debashis Neogi – RNTBCI Managing Director, Ramakrishnan Ramanathan – Vice President, Renault Quality and Head CSR, Prof. Prathap Haridoss – Dean (Academic Courses), IIT Madras and Prof. Andrew Thangaraj – Coordinator, IIT Madras BSc Program.
During the ceremony, Debashis Neogi said, “We are delighted to partner with IIT Madras to empower 100 students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue their dreams to build a career in programming and data science.”
Renault Nissan Scholarship – Details
- As per the recent reports, Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India Private Limited will provide monetary help to 100 students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue the BSc in Programming and Data Science from IIT Madras. The initiative will be implemented through Renault’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
- The scholarship programme is offered 3 times a year and attracts learners from around the world.
- The scholarship programme is open to candidates located anywhere in the world*.
- The last date to apply for the scholarship is 21st December 2021 for admissions to the January 2022 term.
*About the online BSc course opportunity at IIT Madras
IIT Madras offers an online Bsc degree in programming and data science which can be pursued by students and working professionals from various educational backgrounds, locations, and age groups, giving them an opportunity to study at IIT Madras without attempting the JEE exam.
The last date to apply for this course (Jan 22 term) is the same as the last date to apply for the Renault Nissan Scholarship i.e. 21st December 2021.
IIT Madras Online BSc Course in Data Science and Programming – Details
- Staff of Working Professionals: Through the BSc Programming and Data Science online course at IIT Madras, students learn the basics of data science from working professionals. Not only do they impart theoretical knowledge to students, but they also share their years of experience, giving the students a glimpse of real-life workings.
- Multiple Entry & Exit Options – The BSc course at IIT Madras provides the students with the provision of multiple entries and exit options. Hence, the course provides the desired flexibility for students and working professionals to earn a degree from IIT Madras.
- 3 Stage Learning -This unique virtual learning programme will be offered in three different stages –
- Foundation level
- Diploma level
- Degree level
How Will the IIT Madras Online BSc Course Help Students?
The demand for analytics skills and data science is growing. A drastic shift in every professional area has also come to the notice of various organisations, especially from business operations to consumer behaviour, which requires expertise in Data Science.
At present, Programming Skills, Data Science and Analytics are being considered vital tools across industries. So, detailed knowledge on these areas would make the students a valuable resource, thereby increasing their chance of getting more job opportunities.
For more information on the online BSc degree in Programming and Data Science at IIT Madras, candidates can directly visit the official website – https://onlinedegree.iitm.ac.in/.