Tata Technologies, a provider of engineering services and manufacturing enterprise IT, on Friday signed an MoU with seven colleges in Bengaluru and Mysore to offer the ‘Ready Engineering’ Program for the students.

The initiative aims to improve the employability of engineers and reduce the time and resources spent by companies on re-training the graduate engineers.

According to the India Skills Report 2017, only two out of five candidates applying for jobs are employable. The employable population however has seen an increase due to the initiatives by the government and the industry.

Tata Technologies’ ‘Ready Engineer’ program identifies 3rd and 4th year mechanical engineering students from colleges to be part of this unique training.

The program imparts application based training by industry experts, in the design engineering domain and CAD tools hosted on Tata Technologies learning tool i GET IT.

The seven colleges who have partnered with Tata Technologies are: R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru. REVA University, Bengaluru. PES University, Bengaluru. Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru. JSS University, Mysore. National College of Engineering, Mysore and Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur.