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Plunge Daily | By  Craig Cranenburgh

Internshala and AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) signed an MoU facilitating internships for all students enrolled in AICTE-approved academic institutions. Basis the agreement, all colleges affiliated under AICTE, the regulatory body under the HRD Ministry can now offer students internships through Internshala for free. AICTE Chairman, Dr. Anil D Sahasrabudhe, said, “We have made internships mandatory for students so that they can be equipped with skills before they take up jobs.”  As per the statement released, the platform will provide counseling and guidance in addition to helping students find the right internships. The move is expected help students in getting exposure to work environments and hone their skills in multiple areas including managerial, technical and communication.  Sarvesh Agrawal, the founder and CEO of Internshala said, “The Government of India has identified Skill Building as a top national priority and it is heartening to see AICTE take concrete steps to improve the employability of our graduates.”

Internshala believes that through internships, students get top apply whatever they learn in classrooms. They are looking to provide “meaningful” internships to the college students giving them a great launchpad to their careers.  “We are hoping that, through our partnership with Internshala, colleges and students get easier access to more and meaningful internships,” added Dr. Sahasrabudhe.  In 2016-17, Internshala claims to have listed 400,000+ internships (across different streams) with an average stipend of Rs. 7,500/- per month. Of this, 40% of the internships also came with the option to convert it into full time employment upon completion. – Courtesy   /   Click here to  Visit  https://internshala.com          /   Click here for Engineering Internships

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