CHANDIGARH, India, August 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Chitkara University today announced its new collaboration with Red Hat Academy to offer open source certification programs to engineering students. In association with Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source, enterprise IT solutions, Chitkara University is gearing up to offer certification programs in Cloud, Linux, Middleware, Storage and Virtualization technologies.
Red Hat Academy is an open source, web-deployed and web-managed education program that is designed to provide turnkey curriculum materials to Chitkara University to start and sustain an open source and Linux curriculum program. The Red Hat Academy curriculum involves hands-on instruction across platform, middleware, and cloud technologies. Rather than learning theoretical skills, students learn practical skills based on use cases from thousands of enterprise implementations.
Chitkara University has established an unassailable reputation for associating with the industry best for benefit of its students. This has been achieved through the virtue of intensive focus on making students 'industry ready'. Chitkara University maintains close link with leading corporations and professional associations to deliver most of their professional programs. These alliances help to stay in touch with industry, ensuring that the courses are relevant, practical and deliver the skills in demand, thus enabling the graduates to hit the ground running.
"We have a long-standing commitment to our students to help them enhance their education and strengthen their position in the job market. We believe Red Hat Academy offers our students the best chance to learn in-demand open source skills that will help them all through their career. It is a proud moment for all of us at Chitkara University to be associated with world leader in open source technologies," said Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Vice Chancellor, Chitkara University.
"We're pleased to have collaborated with Chitkara University for the Red Hat Academy Program," said Shirish V Pandey, Lead, Red Hat Academy APAC. "We are impressed with Chitkara University's approach of giving the best to their students and thus shaping the right talent needed by to corporates in the campus itself. We can confidently count on Chitkara University as an important associate of RedHat's training and certified ecosystem."
About Chitkara University:
In the year 2002, Chitkara Educational Trust established its Punjab campus 30 kilometres from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway. In the year 2010, Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under 'The Chitkara University Act'. Chitkara University, the best university in Punjab is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.
Chitkara University has been founded by Dr. Ashok Chitkara and Dr. Madhu Chitkara who have been passionate teachers for more than 40 years now. Chitkara Education brings with it a reputation that has been earned through years of serving the career-needs of the student community. It is a reputation for excellence and innovation among coveted employers for preparing graduates who have the knowledge and skills they need for success in their workplace.
Chitkara University graduates go on to great careers, as they have their hands on the responsive teaching methodology. Students from around the county are attracted to Chitkara University because of their commitment to teaching excellence, because they conduct research that makes a difference, because of their industry partnerships and because of their tailored courses. This difference has been acknowledged by students, parent, alumni, government, and industry since the inception of the university.
Within a decade, most of Chitkara University academic programs are ranked among the top 50 programs in the country which speaks volumes about their string academic heritage, highly committed faculty, extensive industry collaborations, great international connections, and state-of-the-art campus facilities.
About Red Hat Academy:
Red Hat® Academy provides a curriculum to help education institutions keep pace with the demands of industry. The curriculum involves hands-on instruction across platform, middleware, and cloud technologies built with input from Red Hat development, support, and field consulting teams. Unlike a generic 'distribution agnostic' Linux® curriculum, Red Hat's curriculum is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the leading enterprise Linux platform. Rather than learning theoretical skills, students learn practical skills based on use cases from thousands of enterprise implementations.
SOURCE Chitkara University