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IIT Madras-incubated start-up goes online with coding course to upskill students

An IIT Madras-incubated start-up has taken its placement-oriented full-stack coding development course completely online.

Zen Class aims by GUVI to upskill students and graduates looking for a career in product-based companies. The course provides technological training for job aspirants to become full-stack developers, who are in demand during the COVID-19 era as they need to be hands-on with projects.

A full-stack web developer is trained to develop both client and server software. Zen Class focuses on skill economy by making aspiring and current full-stack developers job-ready and future-proof by training them in cutting-edge technology and converting a regular resume into a skill-based portfolio.

“Tough times need a smart skilling path and we help the learners do that from home and get jobs from home,” said S.P. Balamurugan, co-founder and chief executive officer, GUVI.

GUVI is an integrated ed-tech platform in vernacular languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Bengali besides English. It has a deep penetration in India with a presence in over 1,000 engineering colleges. It has already upskilled more than 4.7 lakh engineers in latest technology skills such as Python, Java and Machine Learning and helped them gain placement in IT firms.

Zen Class conducted physically at the IIT Madras Research Park were successful in training and getting placement for nearly 1,000 students in over 200 product-based companies and start-ups in the last several months.

The course is open to freshers interested in learning to code, working professionals looking to switch careers from service-based companies to product companies or manual testing or technical support as well as those from a non-coding background or data-science wanting to add value to their profile.

The GUVI recruitment team works to arrange, prepare and deliver interview opportunities for the students with product companies that align with their career goals.

Freshers from non-engineering degrees can make the most of Zen Class through its personalised mentoring and online courses with peer discussion to keep up with the pace. The three-month weekday and six-month online weekend programmes provide a robust blend of technological skills by industrial experts with a technical background from PayPal, Google, Symantec and Honeywell, among others.

Zen Class learners are introduced to an online boot camp style of learning with concept-oriented hands-on projects on a daily basis, bi-weekly hackathons, technical mentorship and periodic developer meetups, including developers from companies such as Google, LinkedIn and Facebook, which contribute to the Zen Class advantages.

Interested candidates can enrol in this full-stack developer course through the official site of GUVI by clicking here.