Telangana Academy for Skill & Knowledge (TASK)

Telangana Academy for Skill & Knowledge was established by the Government of Telangana to enable a platform between Government, Academia and Industry to enhance employability quotient of youth in the state.

Employability Quotient :

How Does TASK Related to Us

Value for Students :

  • Access to various modules to enhance their technology skills, personal skills and organization skills
  • On line access to e-learning content
  • Access to practice tests
  • Guest lectures by corporates on various topics
  • Access to English Speaking Courses
  • Access to Virtual Labs for online experiments – IIIT, MHRD
  • Entrepreneurship Development – ISB, JNTU, HYSEA.
  • Opportunity to participate in placement drives across organizations
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Participation in various competitions and fests

Value for Colleges :

  • Faculty Development Programs
  • Positioning the college to corporates/nodal learning agencies
  • Colleges could be chosen for skill pilots by reputed organizations or academic institutes
  • Faculty exposed to Train the Trainer concept, can also avail subsidized rates for technical certifications
  • Access to Virtual Labs for on line experiments at IIIT
  • Exposure to various avenues for guest lectures
  • Connect to placement drives
  • Industry Projects/Visits
  • Exposure to other initiatives rolled out from time to time

Value for Corporates :

  • A forum for industry, academia connects
  • Access to a pool of trained graduates for internships and placements
  • Provision to customize courses/learning content for a specific technology/skill area prior to placement drives
  • Provision to adopt few colleges across any of 10 districts in Telangana and partner with them on various projects as part of CSR activities
  • Captive audience to proliferate their technology/brand
  • Provision to send executives from their organization to work on short term projects for accelerated development and broad exposure
  • Forum to connect with the government and share inputs for overall development of the state.


TASK Activities

TASK Tie-Up's

Brief Write Up on CDAC and Purpose of Collaboration with TASK :

CDAC Hyderabad Centre was engaged to work as a Research, Development and Training center embracing the latest Hardware & Software Technologies in multiple areas of IECT.

The center is focused to carry out Research, Design & Development on various thematic areas in Professional Electronics (VLSI, Embedded Systems, ESDM, Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless & High Speed Networks), Cyber Security, Software Applications & Services (e-Learning, Supply Chain Management, Vikaspedia, Information Security Education and Awareness, Multilingual technology) and Education & Training.

Having built the competency in the areas of electronic system design & development, embedded systems, e-security, high performance computing and software solutions by CDAC, Hyderabad, it was felt that CDAC could provide technology partnership & support to TASK in conducting joint academic programs (Non-formal) and collaborate in areas to complement each other's strengths.

With this realization, CDAC, Hyderabad and TASK agree to work jointly in the following areas of IECT:

  1. Electronic System Design & Manufacturing
  2. VLSI & Embedded Systems
  3. Cyber Security & Information Security Awareness
  4. Web Technologies & Mobile Computing.

TASK in collaboration with CDAC offers:

  1. Faculty Updating/Development Program (FUP/FDP)
  2. Short Term Certificate Course
  3. Final-Year Project Guidance
  4. Short Term Summer Internship

What did we do with this C-DAC tie-up?

The Management and HOD’s decided to send the 3rd year 1st semester CSE and ECE students for project work for a period of 18 months. For 2017-18 academic year 3rd Year 1st semester students will be doing project work under t the guidance of C-DAC.

Cisco Networking Academy :

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide.

About It

Cisco Networking Academy delivers a comprehensive, 21st century learning experience to help students develop the foundational ICT skills needed to design, build, and manage networks, along with career skills such as problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking. Student’s complete hands-on learning activities and network simulations to develop practical skills that will help them fill a growing need for networking professionals around the world.

Networking Academy uses a public-private partnership model to create the "world's largest classroom".

Cisco partners through TASK in the state of Telangana to offer online curricula, teacher training, and professional development for instructors, online assessments. These programs will be available to all participating Engineering colleges in the state.

Networking Academy helps students prepare to assume entry-level ICT jobs, pursue additional training or education, and earn globally recognized certification so they can maintain networks that form the backbone of today's and tomorrow’s global economy.

Academy Benefits :

  • Offer a high quality curriculum that combines in-depth technical training and professional skills development.
  • Choose courses to compliment academic or vocational program and prepare students for certification.
  • Leverage Cisco learning platform to track student success and connect with educators and IT experts.
  • Access support and training to get program up and running, and share best practices.
  • Point students to career building resources created with employers for Cisco alumni.
  • Receive discounts on Cisco equipment for classroom and certification exams for students.
  • Academies gain access to standards-based courses that support core academics and align to in-demand job skills and globally recognized certifications, including the CCENT certification for entry-level network technicians and the CCNA Security certification for security specialists.
  • Through the Networking Academy training model, academies deliver training to students and receive training and support from Instructor Training Centers (ITCs) and Academy Support Centers (ASCs).

Student Benefits :

Cisco Networking Academy prepares student for a rewarding career in a connected world. Students gain ICT knowledge and practical experience through the Networking Academy program.

  • Courses: Study the latest networking, security, and cloud technologies and practice what student learn in hands-on labs and using simulation tool.
  • Certification: Prepare for a professional certification, recognized by employers worldwide and help to fill an estimated eight million networking jobs around the world.
  • Career Pathways: Connect to a global community of employers and alumni to find a job.
  • As a Networking Academy student, students gain access to innovative learning tools, a global support community, and resources to help you launch your career.
  • Students who successfully complete Networking Academy courses are invited to join the global alumni community on LinkedIn.

Instructor Benefits :

  • Training and Resources
  • As an instructor, you'll gain access to an online course delivery and learning management system and resources such as class guides, lab manuals, and innovative learning tools.
  • Networking Academy instructors are encouraged to collaborate and share best practices as members of a global community of IT and networking professionals.
  • Networking Academy also provides online forums and support, instructor training courses, certification exam fee waivers, and regional conferences and events.
  • Networking Academy also provides opportunities for instructors to assist in the development of new courses.


Oracle (TASK) :

Oracle and Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) have signed a partnership agreement to offer Oracle Academy curriculum to engineering colleges in the state. As part of this initiative, Oracle Academy software curriculum, hosted technology, training, support and certification resources will be made available to students and faculty. The initiative is expected to help 2,000 students and 150 faculty members over the next three years. As a part of this partnership, Oracle will facilitate a 'train-the-trainer' course to ramp up faculty representatives as instructors for five courses including Database Design Programming with SQL, Database Programming with PL/SQL, Java Fundamentals, Java Programming, Java Foundations and Database Foundations. Once trained and certified, this faculty is expected to use the Oracle Academy infrastructure to train other faculty members and students. Oracle Academy member benefits offer educators and students computer science education resources to advance knowledge, skills development, innovation and diversity in technology fields.

Oracle Academy Benefits :

Computing isn’t just for technology companies any more−all students everywhere need access to good computer science education to be college and career-ready in today’s global economy. Oracle Academy membership costs nothing and offers individual learners, educators, and educational institutions access to world-class technology, expertly developed learning materials and curriculum, training, and other resources.


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