10 emerging technologies, namely Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data
Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Mobile Tech, Robotic Process
Automation, Virtual Reality & 3D Printing have been identified as part of “Future Skills”
programme, an initiative of NASSCOM & CCE of IIT-M.
IIT-Madras as partner to NASSCOM IT-ITeS SSC has initiated various training programmes
for IT-ITES Industry’s Futureskills program, which aims to reskill/upskill 4 Million
professionals and students in the new emerging technologies over the next 5 years in
partnership with industry leaders in various technologies.
Leading academicians from IIT Madras and other IITs & NITs have created these programs
with a blend of hands-on & theoretical knowledge to make the trained resources to be
productive from the day one of their new roles in the IT – ITeS industry.
In addition, IIT Madras has initiated direct partnership & course offerings on these topics
with emerging knowledge partners in the IT industry who emphasize hands on skills and
Currently, special emphasize is being given to Women who wish to return to IT profession
with “Career Back 2 Women”, where Data Science & Big Data Analytics, AI / ML, Cyber
Security and programming skills are offered as specialization for reskilling / upskilling
Explore & join various programs and learn theory as well as practices in future skills.