In a first, MIT launches BTech in computer science and financial technology

MIT’s humanities and management, computer science and engineering, and mathematics departments will offer the BTech course.

MIT launches BTech in CS and Fintech (Image Source: Official Fvecbok Acount)MIT launches BTech in CS and Fintech (Image Source: Official Fvecbok Acount)

Vagisha Kaushik | June 20, 2023 | 03:35 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)’s Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) has launched a one-of-its-kind BTech programme in computer science and financial technology. The programme has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is offered by three departments including the department of humanities and management, computer science and engineering department, and mathematics department. The course will start functioning in July.

The institute recognised the potential of fintech in India and decided to bridge the gap between computer science and finance. The course has been prepared with the help of finance experts

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Anil Rana, Director, Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) said, "We are thrilled to launch the first-ever BTech program in Computer Science and Financial Technology in India. MIT Manipal is committed to providing cutting-edge education that aligns with the evolving needs of the industry and equip students with hands on experience to make them industry ready. This program will facilitate students interested in a career in fintech with knowledge of the fintech domain and technology. This will help the students to contribute to India's emergence as a global fintech powerhouse”.

Professor Yogesh Pai, Professor and Head, Department of Humanities and Management, MAHE said "The introduction of the B.Tech. program in Computer Science and Financial Technology at MIT Manipal is a significant milestone in the Indian education landscape. We are excited about the opportunities this program will create for students and the transformative impact they will have on the industry”.

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