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IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council NASSCOM Announces the Launch of ‘Career Guides’ for IT-BPM Industry

Feb 02, 2015   16:47 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council NASSCOM (SSC NASSCOM), today announced that it has developed ‘Career Guides’ which will provide clarity for all stakeholders, especially students about the career opportunities available in the IT-BPM industry.


Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions, especially for students. Availability of a career guide will enable students make an informed choice about their aspirational career goal. These guides provide details about the skills & competencies required, to join the IT-BPM industry. The career-paths provided are for various job roles starting from entry to leadership level, including details of vertical and horizontal mobility within this industry and across other industries.


Career Guides are a key milestone in SSC NASSCOM’s mission to create a talent pool for the IT-BPM industry. According to the National Skills Mission, about 350 million professionals would need to be skilled by 2022 to make them employable. To be able to achieve this target, a structured approach is required involving all stakeholders. One of the critical actions required is to create awareness with students about the career opportunities available in the IT- BPM industry across the four sub-sectors, namely IT Services (ITS), Business Process Management (BPM), Software Products (SPD) and Engineering & Research Development (SPD).


On the occasion Dr. Sandhya Chintala, Executive Director, SSC NASSCOM & Vice President, NASSCOM said “In the last couple of years SSC NASSCOM has made great in-roads in identifying unique job roles/ qualification packs across all IT-BPM industry sub-sectors. We are pleased to announce that they are now packaged in a comprehensive manner as “Career Guides”. Today these career guides are launched and will be available on our website All individuals keen to grow and thrive in the IT-BPM industry, basis the clarity provided in these career guides about particular career paths can make long term career plans. Informed career decisions about one’s aspirational career role will greatly benefit the individual, the companies and the community at large, thus creating a strong value proposition for all concerned.”


About Sector Skill Council, NASSCOM:

IT-ITES SSC NASSCOM is the skill standard setting body of the IT-ITeS industry and it is the education and skill development initiative of NASSCOM. The council works with NASSCOM industry members, select academic and skill development institutions to help improve the quality and quantity of the employable workforce available to the industry.



NASSCOM® is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPM industry in India. NASSCOM is a global trade body with more than 1400 members, which include both Indian and multinational companies that have a presence in India. NASSCOM's member and associate member companies are broadly in the business of software development, software services, software products, consulting services, BPM, e-commerce and web services, engineering services and animation and gaming. NASSCOM’s membership base constitutes over 95% of the industry revenues in India and employs about 3.1 million professionals.

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