NXP Semiconductors, India Introduces Scholarship & Mentorship Program 'WIT'
This program aims at offering 1-year specialised semiconductors training to 50 female students currently completing their BE/BTech Electronics/Computer Science 2nd semester and entering into 3rd semester from a college in India
NXP India, a R&D center for NXP Semiconductors, welcomes the women changemakers by launching the Women In Tech (WIT) program. To bridge the gender imbalances in the semiconductor design industry, this program aims at offering 1-year specialised training to 50 female students currently completing their BE/BTech Electronics/Computer Science 2nd semester and entering into 3rd semester from a college in India.
The year-long program intends to give female students the exposure and opportunities to make a difference in the semiconductor space. It will help them to develop relevant skills. This will be a hybrid program encompassing theory, industry-relevant use cases and practical classes on SoC Architecture, Analog Design, Design Architecture, Verilog/System Verilog, Verification & Validation, RISC-V and DFT Basics. This program will be delivered in collaboration with FutureWiz, a training institute for VLSI industry in India.
The registrations for the academic year 2022-2023 have opened on the occasion of India’s 75 years of Independence and the deadline is September 15, 2022.
Who all are eligible to register?
- Women currently pursuing undergraduate engineering courses from colleges/universities approved by UGC/AICTE
- The candidates should have completed the first year of their BE/BTech in Electronics Engineering/Computer Science Engineering and other related engineering courses
- The candidate should be a regular student at the college/university in India
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