Tech Mahindra & LPU to launch Industry Specific Joint Programs

•Tech Mahindra has stepped with ‘Campus Connect’ initiative to bridge gap between Industry and Academia
JALANDHAR, India - Oct. 20, 2015 - PRLog -- Striving to bridge gap between Industry and Academia, Tech Mahindra (Tech M) and Lovely Professional University (LPU) have collaborated for offering industry specific programs. These programs are to be specially designed for LPU B Tech/ M Tech students as co-branded programs. So, LPU students are now to get industry requisite training right from Day-1 of joining these programs.  For this, Tech Mahindra has stepped with illustrated ‘Campus Connect’ initiative. As per MoU, both the partners will also work to enhance employability and selection of students.

Creating a center of excellence, Tech Mahindra & LPU will jointly enrich knowledge of LPU students, faculty and Tech Mahindra employees. Promoting upcoming technologies, both collaborators will also conceptualize research projects on need basis.  The principal technical and research areas are around contemporary computing technology areas. For this, primary activities will include capability, curriculum and required skills development. Training for foreign language courses, including Spanish, Mandarin, French, German, will also be provided along with University Curriculum.

Tech Mahindra Centre Council Head Mr Tarunpreet Singh further informed about the training schedule: “We would like to focus on fresher training program in two steps. In the first year after the campus selection, the selected students can complete a special elective ‘Foundation’. After this, another course termed as ‘advanced’ will be taught in 8th semester.” Mr Singh also elaborated that ‘Elective’ can also be taught in third year to all those students who would like to sit in IT industry campus placement. Its advanced form can spread across full 4th year of the program. Mr Singh was accompanied by Technical Learning Services Head Dr (Colonel) Surendra Patnaik and Delivery Manager Vivek Gupta.

Welcoming the Tech M officials, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal shared: “We feel proud on having one of the top companies Tech Mahindra as a great collaborator to ease out our students in their employability. We would also like to engage Tech Mahindra senior executives in LPU Board of Studies to contribute towards industry centric courses. In fact, LPU is keen to provide industry oriented education to its students so that they get selected for the industry even before completion of their programs.”
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