Empass signs MoU with Amity University for mobile-based skill development ||


Empass signs MoU to partner with Amity University for mobile-based skill development:

Gurgaon, March 7, 2017: Empass, a new-age job skills assessment mobile platform for students and working professionals, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Amity University in Noida on February 23, 2017.

The agreement aims to enhance job readiness and professional skills of Amity students. It does so by offering skill-assessment and learning on mobiles as a 'game-like' activity. The students who are registered on Empass can build their skills by playing bite-sized learning modules in a healthy competitive setting.

The innovative smartphone solution also allows Amity's faculty members to contribute questions to the app and review student performance. The MoU opens the platform for Amity placement officers who can access detailed data on how the learners performed, how long it took them, what they chose to learn voluntarily. The placement officers can also access detailed leaderboards to identify the top ranking students in any job skill(s) & present the most eligible candidates during the campus placement drives.

The agreement was signed by Jaydeep Singh, Founder & CEO, and Dr. Ajay Rana, Advisor, Amity Group during their IT Summit 2017 at Noida Campus. The MoU aims at imparting more than 20 business, technical and aptitude skills to over 27,000 students doing Engineering and IT courses across all Amity campuses.

Welcoming the agreement, Dr. Rana, who is responsible for placements, alumni relationships and industry connect at Amity said, “We want to give the best infrastructure, support and learning opportunities to our students to make them confident and job-ready young professionals. Thanks to Empass, achieving this is easier than ever! This pioneering mobile solution will help our students to test and improve their skills from anywhere and anytime. It will also support us in identifying the best performing students who will be selected to sit for visiting campus hiring partner organizations.”

Jaydeep Singh, Founder & CEO, Empass said, “We are delighted to form an alliance with Amity University to provide their students, a platform that will not only help them identify gaps in learning but also make them ready for job opportunities. Bite-sized content, spaced repetition learning technique and gamification are the key elements of retentive learning for the millennials, and Empass has been built ground-up to support just this. We are glad to be associated with institutes like Amity that are focused on providing quality experiences to their students and help them accelerate their learning with innovative solutions.”

About Amity University Amity (http://amity.edu) is India’s leading research and innovation-based non-profit private university. It is a part of the Amity Education Group with over 125,000 students and 1,000 acres of hi-tech campuses across the country and globe.

About Empass

Empass (https://empass.mobi) is a gamified assessment platform that drives increased engagement among job seekers and working professionals. Users can play, learn and grow while being completely mobile. Empass is the flagship product of Empass Learning Private Limited, a Gurgaon-based technology company that offers talent management solutions to corporates and academic institutions.

Empass joins hands with IL&FS to promote employment opportunities in the BFSI industry

Gurgaon, May 16, 2017: After partnering with Amity University to boost mobile-skill development amongst students last month, Empass signed another memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Noida-based IL&FS Skills, the country’s largest vocational training company.

The agreement aims to address the increasing demand for skilled employees in the Banking, Finance and Insurance sectors by providing adequate training by IL&FS Skills to deserving candidates registered on the Empass app.

The MoU states the use of Empass – a mobile-assessment platform – for screening candidates based on their aptitude and sales skills. Shortlisted candidates will get the opportunity to be trained at the ILFS skills center and be placed with Yes Bank. IL&FS Skills team specifically helps clients from the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sectors by providing them with a steady supply of screened, trained and well-groomed employees.

According to the MoU, Empass will conduct a contest involving a series of short games. The gamified scoring and ranking system will give an interesting experience to candidates and filter the fittest candidates without having to resort to large-scale resume screening processes and personal interviews. The platform is flexible; hence, the selection criteria, content and candidate notification will be done as per convenience. Candidates have the liberty to undertake the screening test wherever they are.

The agreement was signed by Jaydeep Singh, Founder & CEO, Empass in New Delhi. Welcoming the agreement, he said, “We are quite delighted to partner with IL&FS Skills team in their endeavor to identify and skill-up the best talent available in the market. Thanks to our bite-sized assessment format, it has become easier than ever to identify the individuals who have the potential to make it big in these sectors. IL&FS Skills is a pioneer in vocational training in our country, and we hope to accelerate their trainee identification and training processes with our skill assessment platform.”

ILFS expects to continually identify, train and offer jobs to candidates with it clients like Yes Bank across the country. As trained talent is not easy to find, organizations end up investing a lot of resources in identifying and acquiring candidates who can fit into the strict requirements of the highly competitive BFSI sector.

With the Empass app, IL&FS plans to change the situation for the better as the former provides that innovative platform to help check the willingness and capability of the candidates without having to spend too much time and effort.

About IL&FS Skills
IL&FS Skills (http://www.ilfsskills.com) is India’s largest vocational training company with a goal to train 4 million people by 2022 through a network of 300 + institutes of skills on hub and spoke model. It is a joint venture between IL&FS Education and Technology Services Limited (IL&FS Education) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

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