Future-ready Skills Training is a unique project offered by Symbiosis Open Education Society and implemented by Symbiosis Skills and Professional University (SSPU) Pune. The project aims at imparting free of cost skills training to graduate students, especially girl students from underprivileged sections to make them employable in sunrise sectors like Data Science, Machine Learning, Automation, Blockchain Technologies, Augmented and Virtual Reality etc. 

SSPU has designed full time short term courses in each of these sectors after consulting the industry, academia and subject matter experts. It will train students through its unique skills based teaching pedagogy and at its campus in Kiwale, Pune. All courses are mapped with relevant job roles and include livelihood skills training including soft skills and interview techniques. Students will be given placement assistance post successful completion of the course. And students completing the course will get a completion certificate from the university.

Now nothing will stop you from achieving your life goals! Dedication and Hard Work – if you have it in you, Future-ready Skills Training is just right for you!



Machine Learning Engineer
AI Analyst

Duration - 3 Months
Eligibility - Graduate in Science, Engineering (with Math / Stats / Programming)


Data Associate
(Data Science)

Duration - 3 Months
Eligibility - Graduate in Science, Engineering (with Math / Stats / Programming)


Augmented Reality & Virtual
Reality Developer

Duration - 3 Months
Eligibility - Graduate in Science, Engineering (with Math / Stats / Programming)


Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Analyst

Duration - 2 Months
Eligibility - Graduate in Science, Engineering (With Programming)


3D Printing Machine Operator & Installer

Duration - 2 Months
Eligibility - Graduate in Engineering, Diploma or ITI


CNC Programmer & Machinist

Duration - 1 Month
Eligibility - Graduate/Diploma in Electronics, IT, Electrical


PLC Programmer

Duration - 1 Month
Eligibility - Graduate/Diploma in Electronics, IT, Electrical


Robotics Process Automation

Duration -2 Months
Eligibility - Graduate/Diploma in Science, Electronics, IT


Internet of Things - Hardware Solution Designer

Duration - 3 Months
Eligibility - Graduate/Diploma in Science, Electronics, ITI


Free of Cost

Residential Facility

Focus on Practical Skills

Placement Assistance

On-Campus & Full-Time Training

Certificate from Symbiosis Skills and Professional University

Future Technology Sectors



The first batch shall commence in October. For each course, there shall be multiple batches rolled out in a phased manner. There are limited number of seats in any given batch. The admission shall be on first come first serve basis. In case of delay in the start of training after you take admission, we shall keep you informed through email and telephone.

There are nine different courses with durations ranging from minimum 1 month to 4 months. Check more details in Courses.

Students won’t be paying any amount for Training. In case you are availing the residential facility on campus, you will have to pay Rs. 1500 refundable security deposit.

Besides this, there is only a cost of Rs.500/- as registration fee to the student for residential facility. Preference will be given to girls from underprivileged sections.

Yes, you can mention this at the time of application and submit result of previous years. Make sure you submit the result of the last year once it is declared.

Yes, please make sure that they are submitted within 15 days of your joining of the course. In case of further delays for any reason, kindly contact the university office.

Yes, it is recommended that you should bring your own laptop during the course. Since the focus of all our courses is on practical and skills, students are expected to practice extensively during the training. You may ask for a laptop on monthly rental basis. It will be made available to you. Rent is to be borne by the student.

We have nine different courses in high growth sectors of data science, machine learning, blockchain technologies, automation and robotics. All courses consist of two parts – technical skills and livelihood or soft skills. While technical skills will cover the respective subject matter, soft skills will cover interview skills, communications skills, general awareness etc. We shall train you to make sure that you are employable after successfully completing the course.

As per the university norms, minimum 75% attendance is required to appear for the final assessment of courses.

Yes, we shall provide placement and industry engagement opportunities to all students who complete the course successfully. Companies may visit the campus or call students to their premises as necessary.

Future-ready Skills Training project is primarily meant for students from underprivileged sections of the society – studied in rural areas or from economically weaker sections. If you do not fall under EWS, you may still apply. Every selection will be based on eligibility and merit.

For each course, the eligibility for admission is clearly defined. Please check the eligibility for courses before applying. Selection shall be based on Entrance test and personal interview. Follow the below mentioned easy steps to apply:-

Step 1: Fill application form online or on campus of SSPU 

Step 2: Your documents are verified by our team 

Step 3: A test and interview are conducted for students who are eligible as per the eligibility criteria (schedule will be informed)

Step 4: Result is announced. 

Step 5: Selected students are required to confirm admission by paying registration fee of Rs. 500/-

Step 1: Student selected for any course will fill up the hostel admission form
Step 2: All documents including Undertaking, Disclaimers are submitted and a refundable security deposit of Rs.2000 is paid
Step 3: After completing the procedure, student will be given access to the hostel room and can move in. For more details, please contact 020-6621-1112, 7796638362.

We have multiple types of hostel rooms. Dormitory rooms capacity varies from 10-16 students while other rooms have the capacity from 3 students to 6 students. We allot rooms on first come first served basis. All other facilities are same for all types of rooms.

Symbiosis hostels provide following facilities – 24x7 security (lady guard for girl hostels), on campus medical center and staff, on campus canteen and mess with best quality food, on campus bank and ATM facility. Student attendance is through biometric system. Students residing on campus must follow hostel norms.

It is recommended that you avail the facility so that you can focus on the training and spend less time in commuting to the campus.

Educational qualifications are indicative in nature. We shall definitely consider your application. Please meet our admissions team or call 7796638362 & 7796638372. You may email to fst@sspu.ac.in

We always focus on practical and hands on skills while conducting every training program. All courses will focus 70% on practical and not more than 30% on theory component. We shall conduct classes and practical together for all technology courses while practical for automation and engineering courses will be conducted in the skill center.

Future-ready Skills Training (FST) team conducts online information sessions very frequently. We also visit select cities / colleges for seminars. Please check the EVENTS page for more details.

Please reach out to one of our team members at fst@sspu.ac.in or 020-6621-1099, 1112, 1051 or 7796638362 & 7796638372.