OPPO India, a leading global smart device brand, has entered into an agreement with BITS Pilani to upskill its R&D engineers and to strengthen their technical knowledge through various courses.
Under the partnership, BITS Pilani’s Work Integrated Learning Programs (WILP) division will support OPPO that aims to develop its engineers from India R&D team in various emerging technology areas including network, imaging, and extended reality
The program, sponsored by OPPO, will nominate candidates through a structured admission process. BITS Pilani WILP will use fully functional and regularly-maintained equipment & software in their virtual & remote labs that are open for students 24×7 throughout the year, and will also provide them with the course handouts, video lectures that can be attended at the students’ convenience, simulations & industry-specific case studies as part of the detailed academic programme.
Tasleem Arif, Vice President, India R&D Head, OPPO India, said “The impact of rapid technological changes has led OPPO to ensure we are ahead of the game to ensure we develop innovations that revolve around user experience”.
He further added that this association compliments OPPO’s aim to deliver the best training to the employees and accelerate the firm’s Make in India efforts.
Explaining the collaboration, G Sundar, Director, Off-Campus Programmes & Industry Engagement, BITS Pilani, said, “BITS Pilani is happy to work with an innovation leader like Oppo in offering our unique programmes that integrate rigorous academic content with skill-building, and ensure that the learners are kept abreast of latest and emerging technologies.”
BITS Pilani WILP has encouraged over 97,000 working professionals to strengthen the foundation of their technical expertise and assist them to stay relevant by upgrading their Knowledge & skills. On the other hand, OPPO has also collaborated with leading institutions to promote research in the field of science and technology.