According to Google, India overtook the US to become the largest country in terms of interest in mobile development courses in 2016. NDTV reports that as per the search giant, search queries for mobile development courses from India saw a 200% year-on-year growth in the last two years. Further, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra were the states that had the bulk of search queries for mobile developer courses.
Peter Lubbers, Head, Google Developer Training, said,
We have seen a tremendous response across mobile developer courses from India, with 16,500 students enrolling every month, taking up Android development, mobile web development, and learning new cloud-based technology courses.”
Also, Google India said:
While India leads the world in terms of education-related queries, demand for vocational training courses has been steadily rising, comprising 40% of the total search volume, growing at a healthy rate of 50% year-on-year.”