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On April 3rd, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Analytics was established in Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore in association with the Qlik Academic Program. This is the first CoE of the Qlik Academic Program in Bangalore and the State of Karnataka. Overall, this is the fourth Centre of Excellence in India.

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 Kristu Jayanti College is one of the foremost educational institutions in Bangalore and enjoys a top  grade from government bodies for its teaching quality. In the India Today - MDRA survey 2022, the college was ranked as the best Emerging College of the Century at National Level for Commerce, Science and Arts.

Qlik is one of the leading data analytics companies with a presence in more than 100 countries and more than 38000 active customers. The Qlik Academic Program offers free analytics resources including Qlik Sense Business software, online training, qualifications and certifications to students and professors.

The Centre of Excellence in Analytics is an important step to foster analytics in a city popularly known as the Silicon Valley of India, where many technology and software companies in India are based. There is a large requirement of trained data analytics talent in Bangalore and India and this CoE will act as a catalyst to fulfil this requirement besides being a hub to exchange ideas in data analytics.

The inauguration of the CoE was attended by more than 80 students and educators from Kristu Jayanti. Dignitaries from Kristu Jayanti included Fr. Dr. Augustine George Principal, Prof. Sevuga Pandian HOD, Prof. Nagendra Program Co-Ordinator, Dr. Kalaiselvi Qlik Academic Program Coordinator  who were present during the formalities. Students from different batches made presentations using the Qlik Sense app on presented their findings by analyzing data sets.

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 Kristu Jayanti and the Qlik Academic Program have enjoyed a great engagement so far with many students being encouraged to get qualified from the academic program qualifications such as Qlik Sense Business Analyst and Qlik Sense Data Architect. Many of them have been successful in acquiring the qualifications by undergoing training and appearing for the exams. In the future, many activities are being planned to foster this relationship so that more students are able to benefit and enhance their career prospects in analytics through this CoE. 

To know more about the Qlik Academic Program and its amazing resources, visit: qlik.com/academicprogram