ABB India and NASSCOM collaborate to standardize qualification for IoT jobs

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Two Internet of Things (IoT) job roles have got standardized qualification criterion in alliance with the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM). This development will help in bringing stability in evaluation and hiring of people in competitive jobs in IoT Network Communications as well as IoT Cyber Security.

Rajarshi Banerjee, Head of ABB Ability Customer Experience and Innovation - AMEA, ABB said, “The need of the hour for the industry is a specialized set of skills beyond the traditional course curriculum. “In a transformed COVID-19 and post COVID-19 world where virtual/digital becomes integral to industrial operations in a way never before, such guidance in IoT areas of cybersecurity and network communication become all the more important for future talent development.”

In order to stay highly competitive, the firm has developed qualification packs for academic institutions to create course curriculum to match industry hiring standards. These have been approved by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), National Skill Development Agency (NSDA), and National Skills Qualifications Committee (NSQC).

“As the world gets increasingly connected, IoT emerges as an even more prominent technology for our future. With the number of businesses adopting IoT technologies constantly growing, the industry is in need of a qualified workforce that can deliver intelligent solutions for changing consumer and business behavior,” said Amit Aggarwal, CEO, IT-ITES Sector Skills Council, NASSCOM.