Leading higher educational Institutions in India are engaging with Oracle University's Workforce Development Program (WDP) to provide Oracle training and certifications to its students at an affordable cost. Indian students are being trained under the program to acquire skill sets that will prepare them for a career in the IT sector. Till date, Oracle WDP has partnered with over 550 engineering colleges, business schools, Institutions and has enrolled 70,000 students in India. Some of the institutes, which are members of the Oracle WDP programme include Symbiosis Institute, Pune Institute of Cost and Works Accounts of India, Maers MIT, NMIS University, Kalaslingam University, SRM University, SV NIT in Surat, MET, St Xaviers College, VIT University, Vellor and Dr D Y Patil University among others. NIIT, a leading global talent development organisation has become Oracle's largest Workforce Development Partner (WDP) partner in India. Some of the other leading WDP partners include SQL Star, Karrox, Aptech.
Recently, Sinhgad Technical Education Society, one of the largest educational groups in Maharashtra, tied-up with Oracle University to impart global certified training courses through WDP to its students in Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management applications. More than 2300 students across multiple streams will receive training to become Oracle Certified Professionals (OCP) at low fees. Singhad University offers these courses throughout the year. Besides introducing these new courses in the engineering curriculum, Singhad University has made the training and certification programme compulsory for all Post Graduate Management students. The objective of Oracle Workforce Development Program is to make Oracle training and certifications more accessible to students and to bridge the demand