In 2013, During the visit of Secretary, ICT Division to Mumbai India at NASSCOM Leadership Summit, The Government of Bangladesh had received an offer from Infosys Technologies Limited, India to train 100 Bangladeshi Computer Science Engineer or IT graduates and faculties of IT on Software Engineering. As per the offer, the training would be held in the Infosys state-of-art training center in Mysore and Infosys would cover the tuition fees and accommodation for the candidates as a goodwill gesture to Bangladesh. The other expenses would be borne by the project.
Applications were invited from interested CSE and IT Graduates by publishing advertisement in two national dailies namely the Daily Star and The Daily Ittefaq as well as website of BHTPA. There were 302 applicants submitted their applications to the project office. Through a standard selection process, 10 faculties and 90 students were finally selected and among them 98 applicants attended in Java training at Infosys Mysore Campus. The training was held from 12 January, 2015 to 24 March, 2015.
This training has enhanced the professional capacity of our graduates and re-inforce the cooperation between the IT/ITES industry in Bangladesh with that of India. After successful completion the training at Infosys, the participants have got worm acceptance from the IT/ITES industry for employment and also huge opportunity as entrepreneur. The 12 weeks duration training on JAVA was of stringent global standards. The respective ten faculties from different universities participated in the program, broadcasting their knowledge among their students. In a word, the offer from Infosys to train candidates and faculty in the Software Engineering training program significantly complements the skills development component of the Private Sector Development Support Project (PSDSP).
1. List of Participants: Infosys-list-for-web