As a part of this six-week program, student participants will be assigned variety of tasks that would enhance their skills. Paytm Mall leadership will also mentor students on critical real-world techniques related to product, marketing, design among others via seminars and training material. Top performers of the programme would be awarded internships and full-time job offers as they get an opportunity to work closely with the Paytm Mall team.
Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt Ltd has launched an industry-focused learning programme Campus Icon that has met with exceptional response within 3 weeks of launch. The nation-wide programme has received over 20,000 entries, with the first batch of over 1500 shortlisted students gearing up for their first tasks. Entries are open till July 31 for the second batch starting August 7.
The programme has attracted young and bright students from 4000 colleges, with more than 75% of all applications coming from colleges in tier II and tier III like Meerut, Vishakhapatnam, Guwahati and Aurungabad. It has become immensely popular among college-goers, with 85% of all applications received from students between 20-25 years of age.
Paytm Mall will also facilitate technology adoption in these areas as a part of this programme, enabling students to buy laptops at discounted rates. Students can log on to campusicon.paytmmall.com and file their nominations till July 31, 2017.