School of Computer Science (SOCS)

School of Computer Science (SoCS) is an academy-industry alliance between UPES-IBM India and UPES-Xebia, which is aimed at developing a dynamic platform for next generation of students to acquire high-end IT education at a graduate level.

The UPES School of Computer Science (SoCS) aims to develop a dynamic platform that is meant to expand essential skill sets in students when it comes to IT Education and Computer Science. This school was formed out of an alliance with the UPES academy and two major players in the IT industry:

  • International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): UPES is the first university in the world to partner with IBM to help construct specialised programs and create a future-ready workforce. These programs incorporate both current and future technologies to achieve this goal.
  • Xebia: In 2017, UPES joined hands with Xebia to launch two new co-branded programs in the up-and-coming areas of DevOps and Big Data. Experts from Xebia will help UPES design a tailor-made curriculum and train the faculty, which will ultimately help provide students with up-to-date technical knowledge. Xebia will also host tech talks and seminars by industry experts to connect student learning with the industry as a whole.

Digital Learning Platform

With access to the proprietary learning technology of our partners, the University has access to an enterprise-grade platform that provides an online interface between students and professional courses, efficiently integrating it with the core curriculum. This enables students to submit their work digitally on the cloud and evaluate their performance with ease. This is just one of the many systems that showcase the innovations of our learning system at UPES.

Career Prospects

Leading IT companies in India and abroad are constantly searching the available talent pool to find fresh talent and skilled professionals. After all, the sheer importance of the IT sector has a direct impact on the opportunities that this industry is generating with every passing day. The fact that some of the top organisations in the world belong to the IT sector speaks volumes when it comes to its massive current and future potential in the context of the job market.

The Programs

SoCS offers B.Tech courses in basic computer engineering with specialisation in various areas. These courses are designed to impart knowledge that will help students understand just how significant the IT sector is. This curriculum is developed by IT specialists from IBM, Xebia, and the core UPES faculty, which ensures a well-structured flow and the provision of industry-relevant knowledge. This educational experience is further enhanced with the following learning innovations:

  • Technical sessions
  • Webinars
  • Interaction with IT experts
  • Self-evaluation through the iCOS platform

The programs at SOL, enable students to develop strong legal acumen that would help them handle the complexities in legal matters of the entities they associate with and guide them through. The curriculum is a mix of general legal concepts and technical/business aspects that have an impact on the judicial practices. The programs are designed by expert faculty with active participation from judicial experts.

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DIGITAL LEARNING PLATFORM

The University uses an Enterprise-grade standards compliant online platform that provides online interface between students and professional courses through integration with the core curriculum. It allows the students to submit their work in the form of digital programs on the cloud and evaluate their performance electronically. This is also an example of learning system innovation at UPES.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Leading IT companies in India and abroad are constantly searching within the available talent pool to find fresh talent and skilled professionals. The importance of IT sector can be seen in our daily lives and this leaves a direct impact on the opportunities that this industry is generating with every passing day. Some of the top organizations in the world belong to IT sector which is a testimony to the potential of this domain in future.

THE PROGRAMS

SoCSE offers B.Tech courses in basic computer engineering with various specialization areas like Cyber security & forensics, Banking & financial services insurance. The domain specialized courses are designed to impart sector specific knowledge and enable the students to attain a high level of understanding and expertise of the IT sector and the significance of the same in the sector they choose to make a career in. The curriculum is developed by IT specialists and core faculty thereby ensuring a well structured flow and industry pertinent knowledge. The partnership with IBM enables SoCSE to offer programs that are based on IT basics, latest technology progressions and industry requirements in the present and future. The learning experience is enhanced through technical sessions, webinars, interaction with IT experts and self evaluation through iCOS platform.