Vijayawada

SRM University inks MoU with NTU

SRM president P Satyanarayana snf NTU president Prof. Bertil at the university campus on Tuesday.   | Photo Credit: T_VIJAYA_KUMAR

SRM University, Amaravati, has inked an MoU with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, ranked No. 11 among the world’s best universities.

On Tuesday, SRM university president P. Sathyanarayanan signed the MoU with NTU president Bertil Andersson in the presence of senior administrators. Dr. Sathyanarayanan said that the university located in the capital region has begun admissions in the academic year 2017 with an intake of 250 students in CSE, ECE and Mechanical Engineering. The university has signed MoUs with 35 institutions spread across seven countries in the world.

“We are collaborating with NTU in the areas of technology, innovation and research. Students from this university would be sent to Singapore so that they can see for themselves the advanced technology and better their career prospects,” he said.

Dr. Andersson said that NTU has over the last 26 years has developed rapidly and is now attracting talented students across the world.

“The learning paradigms are now changing with universities in Asia competing with those in Europe or in United States of America. ‘Look East’ is the new catchword and the prospects of higher education and a career are exciting in India. India is the world’s richest country as there are more number of youngsters below 30 years than anywhere in the world,” Dr. Andersson said.

Stressing on the importance of using ICT methodology in teaching, he said students have been exposed to digital learning from an early age.

Pro vice chancellor D. Narayana Rao and registrar Gunasekaran were also present.


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