New Delhi: Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) is offering future-proof B. Tech programmes in Computer Science Engineering & Biotechnology.
To make students future-ready, both B. Tech CSE & B. Tech BT programmes demand and encourage the students to explore and connect with the multiple dimensions of today’s technology and business environment. The curriculum at NU focuses on ensuring that the graduates are a part of exciting careers of the future. NU’s 4 core principles – Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless education – are a critical part of achieving this.
Through a transformational process that involves multidisciplinary courses of Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, laboratories, R&D & Capstone projects, and Industry Practice, in addition to other co-curricular components, the programmes seeks to create exceptional professionals trained to lead in tomorrow’s complex technology-oriented business environment.
NU’s B. Tech CSE, with emphasis on digital transformation technologies, is designed to provide students an overview of computing, an understanding of the concepts, principles and skills in their application and extension, and a practical experience in applied computing. The programme offers specialisation in Big Data Engineering, Data Science, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing.
NU’s B. Tech Biotechnology programme is driven by the development of theoretical knowledge base as well as the business needs of the biotechnology sector. It comprises a flexible model where the course content continuously evolves with the rapid changes occurring in the biotechnology industry. The course provides competence in biotechnology through training in the areas of Microbiology, Biological Chemistry, Analytical Techniques, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics. The programme offers specialisations in Industrial Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.
Dr. Prabhu Aggarwal, President (Vice Chancellor), NIIT University, said, “NIIT University is playing a pivotal role in building competencies for the future to meet the requirements of the industry. These B. Tech programmes have been designed to make the students future-ready and offer recession proof careers in today’s evolving work environment.”
“On our 10th Convocation that was organized earlier this month, eligible students who opted for placement have been placed in leading organizations all over India, reflecting the high-quality industry-aligned education that we impart to our students,” added Dr. Aggarwal.
Conceptualized as an institution of excellence, NU provides exceptional education based on the Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless. NU is well poised for meeting the emerging needs of the knowledge economy through its focus on building strong industry linkages and a research-oriented approach.