EXIN, a leading independent examination institute, has announced its partnership with CTPL, a top EdTech player in Indian higher education, to pilot a micro-credential product tailored for university students in the country, according to an official statement.
Starting in 2023, EXIN’s high-quality Cloud Computing, Blockchain, and AI certifications will be available on the NextGen Academy. NextGen Academy from CTPL is a trailblazing learning platform connecting world-class education providers with students nationwide.
Commenting on the collaboration, the Sales Director of EXIN Certification India, Namrata Sahoo, said:
We are thrilled to announce this pilot, enabling learners to acquire in-demand skills and get job-ready quickly in today’s ever-evolving job market. I look forward to embarking on this journey with CTPL”.
EXIN was founded as an initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and tasked with creating an examination for training in the ‘Automation and Mechanization of Administrative Information Processing’. Since then, the company has supported professionals with several IT standards, including ITIL®, PRINCE2® and ISPL. It focuses on responding to modern market trends with certifications such as AgileScrum, DevOps, SIAM, VeriSM, Security, and technologies, including AI and Blockchain.
Adding about the partnership, Chief Executive Officer of CTPL, Bikash Chandra, said:
Collaborating with EXIN is an incredible opportunity. EXIN’s expertise in certifications is unparalleled, and together we can push the boundaries in the micro-credentials space. We’re excited to work together to set a new standard for excellence in our industry.
The pilot has the attention of top employers and universities alike.
The firm certified nearly 3 million people around the globe. It supports professionals in 165+ countries and 20+ languages. In 2021, the Software Improvement Group (SIG) acquired EXIN, closing the loop between people, processes, and technology.
Mohan Kewalramani, Vice President, HCL Software – DRYiCE, commented:
EXIN’s pilot is a forward-thinking move demonstrating a commitment to professional development and providing distinct advantages to graduates in a highly competitive job market.
Onkar Bagaria, Trustee, VGU – NAAC A+ Accredited University, has also said:
We are excited about this partnership. EXIN’s experience, combined with CTPL’s innovative approach toward digital learning, will bring a world-class learning experience to our students. We envision a future where everyone has equal access to quality education, with micro-credentials playing a crucial role.
Founded in 2019, Creanovation Technologies Pvt Ltd has built custom-designed CRMs for institutions of repute across India. It offers a comprehensive solution to help universities position themselves and enable higher admissions. The platform’s technology allows universities to empower their teams to remotely enable admissions in the digital age. Its team consists of technocrats, digital marketers, campaign strategists and admission specialists solving challenges in the admissions process in educational institutions.