The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) and TeamLease EdTech have officially launched – a platform providing internship opportunities to graduating students.

The opportunities will offer students real-world training experiences alongside their formal education. The platform is scheduled to roll out on January 16, 2024.

The initiative focuses on enhancing the employability of graduating students, addressing the gap between education and industry requirements, TeamLease said in a statement. is meticulously crafted to make students job-ready, ensuring a seamless transition from the academic realm to the professional world, it added.

APSCHE and TeamLease EdTech will provide 50,000 internships within the state, offering final-year graduation students in Andhra Pradesh access to paid internship programs.

“This project and platform is more than just On-Job-Training Programs; it’s a gateway for students to transition smoothly from academia to industry,” said Shantanu Rooj, Founder and CEO, TeamLease EdTech. “Our collaboration with APSCHE is a testament to our commitment to enhance employability and equip the youth of Andhra Pradesh with the skills and experience necessary for the evolving job market,” he added.

This initiative is poised to be a game-changer in the state’s higher education system, underscoring the importance of practical experience in complementing academic learning. The paid internships offered through this program are tailored to meet the diverse needs of various industries, thereby expanding opportunities for students to explore and excel in their chosen fields.”Through this platform, we are ensuring that students are not only academically qualified but also industry-ready. This aligns perfectly with our goal of making Andhra Pradesh a hub of skilled and employable graduates, ready to contribute effectively to the workforce,”Hemachandra Reddy, Chairman of APSCHE, said.Established in accordance with the National Education Policy 1986, the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education is a pioneering body in the country. It serves as a coordinating entity between the University Grants Commission (UGC), the State Government, and the Universities.

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