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BSNL To Offer Crash Courses In Telecom For Science Graduates

We are reproducing the following news item, which appeared in Times of India, for those students of Science, who want to make their career in telecom industry.

Here’s an opportunity for science graduates to learn about telecommunication from the experienced faculty of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). BSNL has come out with an online certificate course — a unique industry-oriented academic initiative — so that students, employees and job-seekers can learn about telecom. The certificate course will be on offer from January 2013.

A V Srikantan, divisional engineer of Regional Telecom Training Centre, told TOI that the course will be offered at 17 different locations across India. “The course is suitable for science graduates, and it makes them job-ready,” he added. The study material is being made available online. Students can undergo weekend practical sessions at the learning centre of their choice.

“Theory can be learnt online. Practical sessions will be conducted on live equipment worth crores at BSNL training centre. It gives hands-on experience for them,” he added.

The duration of each certificate course is two months, and candidates can opt for only one course at a time. Ten practical classes include field visits too. Outstation students will be provided accommodation at reasonable cost. The courses include broadband technology, digital switching systems, digital transmission systems, IP, networking and cyber security, mobile communications, optical-fibre technology and telecom support infrastructure. The curriculum has been carefully designed by experts in BSNL, and classes will be handled by those having rich experience in the respective areas.


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