About ICT Academy
ICT Academy is a initiative by Government of India, State Governments and Industry. A not for profit autonomous organization focusing to improve the quality of Faculty and the Students to make them industry ready and immediately employable in the industry. ICT ACADEMY is governed by an autonomous Board of Governors from Government of India, leading companies. The chairman of the board is Mr.Lakshmi Narayanan, Ex – Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions. The board members include Mr.Balakrishnan, Ex-CFO – Infosys, Mr.BVR Mohan Reddy, Founder & Executive Chairman – Cyient, Mr. Krish Ganesan, Vice President HR & Global Head Recruitment – Tata Consultancy Services. ICT Academy is a pioneering the venture under the Public – Private – Partnership (PPP) model.
1. Faculty Development programs
We have successfully conducted faculty development programs to 36,353 faculty members benefiting 1,461 Engineering & Arts and Science Colleges. These programs have given deep insights on the hands on application on various technologies that are currently used by the Industry. We engage with the Technology Companies and bring in their content repository and Industry experts to impart training to the faculty members. We will also facilitate with the required content to disseminate knowledge to the students.
We constantly work with organizations like Microsoft, Intel, National Instruments, Cadence, TCS, Cognizant, ORACLE, DELLEMC, VMware, Palo Alto, NVIDIA, Autodesk, Amazon, Salesforce etc. to bring the industry relevant content to the Institution.
Two faculty development program will be exclusively hosted in your institution and the faculty members can attend any number of training programs organized by ICT Academy.
2. International Journals ( www.
ICTACT Journals are peer reviewed International Journals published quarterly. With the objective of creating Indian-based Journals of International quality and to build up local research content, ICTACT Journals exists for the purpose of providing a quality peer-reviewed platform for Scientists, Researchers, Academicians and Engineers who carry out their original research.
ICT ACADEMY publishes five peer reviewed International standard Journals on quarterly basis. 500+ Global Researchers review the journals and 747 quality research papers has been published in the ICT Academy International Journals,
ICT ACADEMY journals have been indexed in EBSCO, Inspec (IET), Index Copernicus, Research Bible, Google Scholar, DOAJ, Cite Factor, Advanced Science Index etc.
I. ICT ACADEMY Journal on Communication Technology (IJCT)
II. ICT ACADEMY Journal on Soft Computing (IJSC)
III. ICT ACADEMY Journal on Image and Video Processing (IJIVP)
IV. ICT ACADEMY Journal on Management Studies (IJMS)
V. ICT ACADEMY Journal on Microelectronics (IJME)
12 Copies of the online Journal will be provided to the institution library at free of cost
3. BRIDGE Conference Series ( http://www.bridge.
BRIDGE is the largest Industry – Institute interaction event of India. We had conducted 38 editions so far. It is our flagship event which is a platform for all the stakeholders in the education eco-system to discuss on improving the Industry-Institute collaboration. This unique conference have benefited 28,936participants which includes Decision Makers of the Institution, Principals, Head of the Departments and Faculty Members.
ICT Academy member institutions will be able to attend the events of ICT Academy and its partner organizations at a subsidized fee or at no fee.
4. Academic Alliances
ICT ACADEMY supports members institutions by providing access to the in-house content of Oracle Academy and DELLEMC Corporation, we also facilitate trainers, software, e-learning sources, curriculum and books from these organizations.
I. Oracle Academy Alliance provides free membership, which will enable access to the resources of oracle, training and free user licenses of Oracle 11g Database and Java.
II. DELLEMC Academic Alliance provides free membership, which will enable access to the resource portal to both Faculty members and the Students, teaching tools and discounts on international certifications.
III. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon Web Services Educate Account worth of $75 to any number of students and faculty members
IV. Salesforce provides free MOOC programs for all the students of the institution and the faculty members on their platform and they can be part of Salesforce Community.
V. Autodesk provides access to download the softwares of Autodesk at free of cost. Autodesk will also provide students of Mechanical and Civil an opportunity to participate in their Global design competitions.
VI. PaloAlto provides faculty development programs on Firewall Installation, Configuration and Management and also provides exclusive virtual firewalls to the faculty members which can be utilized for the institution
ICT Academy member institutions will also be able to set up centre of excellences in association with the corporate partners at a subsidized cost.
5. Student Skill Development Programs
Student Skill Development programs are offered in both ToT (Train the Trainer) model and Direct training model. These skill development programs include both Technical and Soft skill modules. All the courses are developed with the inputs from the Industry experts. As on date 2,05,781 students stand benefited out of this initiative .
ICT Academy also enables students of member institutions to empower them with international certification at subsidized cost. 41,212 students have been certified by the corporate partners of ICT Academy.
DellEMC Academic Associate Certification for Students on Data Science & Big Data AnalyticsDellEMC Academic Associate Certification for Students on Cloud Infrastructure & ServicesVMWare Certification on Vsphere 6.0 Autodesk Certified User Certification on AutocadAutodesk Certified User Certification on Digital Prototyping using InventorAutodesk Certified User Certification on Revit Architecture
ICT Academy member institution students will get the International Certifications of the partners such as DellEMC, VMware and Autodesk at a subsidized cost.
6. Student Awards and Competitions
ICT Academy will be conducting unique competition called “Youth Talk”, which is platform to for the students to improvise their public speaking ability. A unique award titled “ICT Academy Student Innovator Award” has been constituted to identify and recognize best student innovators, thereby cultivating the innovation spirit among the students.
7. Conference Collaboration
ICT ACADEMY supports its member institutions in conducting National and International level conferences.The papers submitted in these conferences are taken up for possible publication process in ICT ACADEMY Journals after the review process.
ICT Academy will partner in your National and International conferences and help in getting the quality papers from the researchers across the nation.
8. Youth Street Magazine
Youth Street is a magazine published on quarterly basis by ICT ACADEMY, which is being circulated to all the Universities, Corporate, Government bodies and its member institutions. This magazine will carry great insights on the technological advances in industry, career guidance, case studies, skill gap analysis etc. authored by the Industry veterans.
ICT Academy member institutions will receive this exclusive magazine at free of cost.
9. Free Software and Access to Content
ICT Academy provides its member institutions with free access to ICT Academy education portal, software and resources of partner companies to the faculty members of member institutions.
10. Conclave and Power Seminar Series
ICT ACADEMY Conclave are conducted at regular intervals with focused objectives and is designed to address the key issues and challenges in today’s context of a specific stakeholders like Chairmen, Principals, HODs And Placement Officers. So for 39 unique conclaves had been conducted benefiting the member institutions.
ICT ACADEMY Power Seminar featuring multiple tracks with noted industry experts as speakers, conducted at member institutions on niche technical topics which can be attended by specific student groups.