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TCS to introduce two B. Tech programmes

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: Tata Consultancy Services is introducing two new B.Tech programmes for engineering students from the coming academic year, a top company official said on Saturday.

The programmes – Computer Science and Business System – will be introduced in six college across the country, with one in Tamil Nadu, TCS Global Vice-President Dr. Ranjan Bandyopadhyay said.
He was talking to reporters on the sidelines of the 15th graduation day of Sri Krishna Arts and Science College here.

Without naming the colleges, he said that depending on the success there will be the possibility to introduce these programmes in other colleges in India.

Stating that the first batch of MSc in Big Data, focusing on digitisation will come out this year from four colleges, Bandyopadhyay said that depending on the requirement TCS will scale up the number of colleges.

Based on frequent change and advancement in technology, there was the need to re-look into curriculum also, he said. Earlier, he gave away graduation certificates to nearly 1,220 candidates, including 29 rank holders.