Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | PTI
NEW DELHI: Internshala Trainings, the e-learning arm of Internshala, has brought out a report highlighting the major skills that Indian students learned in 2020, preparing themselves for the career opportunities of 2021. To land lucrative jobs and fit in the drastically changing work environment, 26% of the total students enrolled for programming with Python training, 23% for digital marketing, and 22% students focussed on learning web development. Ethical hacking and machine learning training were also popular among students with 15% and 14% enrolments respectively.
As the demand for transferable skills that can be remotely applied is growing, tech-based courses and digital marketing training dominated the learning realm. Digital marketing and web & mobile app development were the top profiles among employers hiring remote interns and entry-level employees with 39% and 16% share in the total internship/ job postings respectively. More than 1 lac internships and jobs were posted for content writing, social media marketing, and search engine optimization (SEO) in the field of digital marketing. The average package for freshers skilled in web development, mobile app development, full-stack development, and software development was INR 4 LPA and the highest was INR 13 LPA on Internshala’s fresher jobs platform.