Ishita Ranganath|Mar 6, 2023
NMIMS, Binghamton University to offer joint engineering programme
Students opting for the joint engineering programme will get bachelor's degree from NMIMS and a master's degree from Binghamton University.
NEW DELHI: The School of Engineering of the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) has entered into a partnership with the Binghamton University, State University of New York, for providing better opportunities for engineering education.
The NMIMS’s institutes that will be benefitting from the agreement are Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering (MPSTME), Mumbai and Shirpur, and the School of Technology Management and Engineering (STME) at Indore, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, and Navi Mumbai campuses.
As per the agreement, the institutes will introduce a collaborative 3.5+1.5 years degree programme. Under it the students from NMIMS will spend three-and-a-half years studying at NMIMS and then pursuing studies for one-and-a-half years at Binghamton University. The students opting for this programme will be awarded a bachelor's degree from NMIMS and a master's degree from Binghamton University.
The NMIMS, in a press release, said importance of a multicultural experience and the development of soft skills cannot be overstated in today's competitive job market. Engineering graduates who possess technical expertise and the ability to work seamlessly in diverse environments are in high demand and the NMIMS-Binghamton University collaboration is designed to promote these critical skills, the university added.
This programme will provides students with many opportunities, including carrying out research, taking master-level courses relevant to their specialisaton, getting exposure to diverse learning environments, and a global perspective, it said.
Sharad Mhaiskar, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the NMIMS, said, "Our partnership with Binghamton University is a transformative step in engineering education, equipping our students with the skills and perspectives needed to thrive in a multicultural and interconnected world."
Krishnaswami Srihari, dean of the Thomas J Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science, State University of New York, Binghamton University, said, "It has become imperative for students to have a global mindset in today’s world. This program exemplifies our dedication to nurturing global perspectives among engineering students along with technical and applied knowledge."
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