BTH faculty to train local students twice a year

A team of representatives from the Blenkige University of Technology (BTH), Sweden, headed by its former Deputy Vice-Chancellor Lena Vogelius visited Jawaharlal Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) on Friday.

The team members had a meting with the JNTUK Vice-Chancellor G. Tulasi Ram Das, Rector E. V. Prasad, Registrar G.V.R. Prasada Raju and other officials. Deliberations were held on the International Integrated Master’s Degree Program (IIMDP) and elaborate discussions took place on topics such as syllabus, curriculum, teaching methodology, internship, employment, industry related projects and various developmental activities in progress in the JNTUK

A decision was taken to host faculty from the BTH twice a year and train the students for 10 days each during their trips. The foreign faculty would teach the local students Swedish language, preparatory courses, job skills, soft skills, which would help the latter accustom to the Swedish culture. The BTH faculty would evaluate the performance of the students by awarding them credits, besides creating awareness among the IIMDP students on Swedish culture, tradition, climate and education system.

They also provide ample support and information to the Intermediate students who, who evince interest in joining the IIMDP courses. The representatives discussed on initiating a technical studio in the JNTUK, so that students get a chance to interact with the faculty and students of the BTH. The local students could get exposure on live projects and lectures through the online and could improve their communication skills. Discussions were also held on dual degree program and its developmental process.

Gurudutt Velpula and Sameer Atluri of the BTH, G. Ranga Janardhana, Director, Foreign Universities Relations, B. Prabhakara Rao, Director, Admissions and other officials from the JNTUK attended the meeting.


  • Deliberations were held on the International Integrated Master’s Degree Program

  • BTH faculty to provide support to Intermediate students


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