COME NOVEMBER, the University of Mumbai will offer three skill-based certificate courses in line with the National Skill Development Mission. Aimed at building industrial skills among the youth, particularly from economically weaker sections of society, the university signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday with the American India Foundation to start courses in store operations, software testing and paint chemistry.
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The courses have been decided after identifying high growth sectors in the industry.
The American India Foundation, a charitable trust, will provide financial support to students and the courses will be held at the University’s Garware Institute.
With an intake capacity of 40, admission to the six-month courses will be held twice a year and students will be charged a Rs 2,000 for the six months.