IBM, Microsoft, HP, Volvo-Eicher, M&M, Hyundai establishes Research & Training Centres at University Campus
CHANDIGARH, India, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Industry has always been working in dynamic environment where the skill-set in demand changes with the change in technology used to develop new applications and products. As a result Universities and Institutions around the world have to keep updating their academic syllabus which they teach to the students so as to prepare them according to the industry requirements. “Chandigarh University has emerged as the pioneer Higher Education Institution in India which lays importance to the Industry-Academic Interface which is utilized to understand the in-demand skill-set that the multinationals are looking for, while recruiting fresh talent,” said Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University. The University currently has more than 40 Industry Established Centre-of-Excellence at its campus which are being used by top notch companies as the training schools to prepare a pool of talent for the corporate world.
“In addition, Chandigarh University has become the first University of India to have constituted Corporate Advisory Board having CEOs, COOs, Vice-Presidents and other senior functionaries of fortune 500 companies, top 100 companies of India as the members who help in guiding the University in drafting a futuristic road-map and career planning for its students so that they are in-demand with the corporate world,” added Satnam Sandhu, Chancellor. Amongst the prominent Industry Established Centre-of-Excellence include North India’s 1st Microsoft Innovation Centre, North India’s 1st HP Centre of Excellence, India 1st IBM Software Lab for Emerging Technologies, India’s 1st Mahindra & Mahindra T-School, Volvo-Eicher Training Academy, Hyundai Professional Development Centre and Honda Automobile Training Centre.
While explaining the benefits of Industry Sponsored Research and Training Laboratories for the students, Satnam Sandhu said, “The students under-go academic learning based of the syllabus prepared by the Industry Experts which means hands-on practical exposure to the latest technologies which are being used in the Industry which improves their employability prospects as the students are turned into professionals at the university level itself.” The other benefits include working on live industry projects under the guidance of experts from the industry, getting internships and value-addition certifications from the prominent industry and preference during campus placements.
Tie-ups in IT and Computer Science Engineering
North India’s 1st Microsoft Innovation Centre, North India’s 1st HP Centre-of-Excellence, India’s 1st Software Lab for Emerging Technologies, Wipro Mission 10x Lab, Oracle Academy, North India’s 1st Tech-Mahindra IMS Lab, Microsoft Global Technical Support Centre, SAP Next-Gen Lab, Microsoft Azure Lab, Intel Intelligent System Lab, UNISYS Academic Alliance, Red Hat Academy
Tie-ups in Automobile, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
India’s 1st Mahindra & Mahindra T-School, India’s 1st Volvo-Eicher Training Academy, India’s 1st Hyundai Professional Development Centre, Honda Automobile Professional Training Centre, MSC Centre for Excellence
Tie-ups in Civil Engineering
Glass Academy Foundation, BOSCH Bridge Centre, Everest Innovation Centre
Tie-ups in Electronics & Communication Sector
CISCO Networking Academy, Videocon Advanced Communication Lab, True-Chip VLSI Training Lab
Tie-ups in AI & Robotics Engineering
India’s 1st Virtusa Centre of Excellence, BOT Lab
About Chandigarh University
Chandigarh University is a NAAC A+ Grade University and an autonomous educational institution approved by UGC and is located near Chandigarh in the state of Punjab. It is the youngest university in India and the only private university in Punjab to be honoured with A+ Grade by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). CU offers more than 109 UG and PG programs in the field of engineering, management, pharmacy, law, architecture, journalism, animation, hotel management, commerce and others. It has been awarded as The University with Best Placements by WCRC.
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