No doubt that India is one emerging market. Information technology is rapidly booming in the country so don't be surprised if you hear about people from this race dominating tech industries all over the world. If you notice, a number of brands and companies are heading over to the country to set up shop. For one, Google knows the abilities and skills of the Indians so the search giant is bringing the Android Developer Nanodegree program in India.
Google aims to make India into a hub of Android mobile developers that are capable of designing and developing apps that would bring efficient solutions to all problems in the community. Google has partnered locally with Udacity to open the program to those who want to learn Android development.
Android Developer Nanodegree is a special and legit education credential that helps developers to advance their careers or learn new skills at their own pace. Curriculum was developed and taught by Google instructors part of the Google Developer Relations team.
The Udacity Android Nanodegree program includes mentorship, career services, and project reviews from the Udacity team. Regular updates on the curriculum will be delivered as with every new release. At the end of the program, the student will receive a certification as proof that he is now an official Android developer. It adds marketability to a developer in a platform where millions of geniuses are competing each and every day.
In India alone, the number of software developers have reached three(3) million--making it the second biggest developer population. The developer community in the country is now presented an easier way to learn and build apps.
If you're in India and are interested to get a Nanodegree, decide if you're willing to commit to the course within six to nine months (less than a year). Program costs Rs. 9,800 ($149) per month but don't worry, Udacity will be refunding half of your tuition upon completion of the program.
Be glad to know that 1000 scholarships will be given to students who are deserving. Tata Trusts and Google have partnered to provide quality tech education to anyone who is willing to study hard, work harder, and has the passion to advance technology not only in the country but around the world.
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SOURCE: Android Developers Blog