First batch of students graduate from Primora testing school

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Hyderabad, Aug 19 (UNI) Primora, a Hyderabad-based finishing school for software testing, today announced the successful completion of the first batch of students for Post Graduate Programme in Software Testing (PPST).

The PPST is a three-month full-time training programme, where students learn the art of software testing and practice their learning on relevant projects. Students were also required to pass the ISTQB Certification for entry-level testers.

In a statement here, Primora CEO Madhu Murty said, ''Research shows that only the top 15 per cent of engineers are employable. With focused remediation, Primora believes 40 per cent of the engineers will be employable.'' COO Sriram Rajaram said, ''The IT Industry expects to hire more than 30,000 testers this year. Companies are hiring graduates and spending Rs 2.5 lakh to train each fresher for two-to-four months.'' UNI VA KVV 1605

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