In current world, with technologies evolving rapidly employment opportunity in traditional sectors is fast going down everywhere. Very soon, every industry will be IT centric and most traditional skills will become outdated, leaving millions of people jobless.
India is racing to be in forefront of this technology evolution with more than USD 300 billion IT service industries by 2025. According to World Economic Forum, by 2022, over half of all workers in India will require reskilling to meet the talent demands of the future. With the world’s largest youth population and more than half of its population of working age, it said skills development is critical for India to sustain inclusive growth and development. Recognizing this need and also to help address the huge academia-industry gap in IT skills, Hyderabad-based edtech startup ByteXL is offering several in-demand IT programs to Indian youth through its online learning platform. Here is what the founders of ByteXL had to say about the company, its current offerings, and plans in coming years.
ByteXL is an online learning platform to receive engaging digital resources for online and blended learning currently for 20+ programming languages. It is a self-guided experiential learning platform that has reading materials, videos, hands-on labs, assessments, and discussion boards, and also offers instructor-led expert programming in career tracks like Cloud/DevOps, AI/ML, Full-stack Developers, QA Automation, UI and Backend Developers.
ByteXL has partnered with one of the leading cyber security companies in the world, Fortinet, to train and certify students in application and penetration testing. And also partnered with Leading India AI (an initiative to promote and teach Artificial Intelligence) and various companies to help students with placements to start a career based on their individual skills and interests.