Published: 12th July 2020
Chandigarh University-TCS tie-up to offer engineering degree in Computer Science
The entire curriculum for the programme has been designed by TCS and includes Analytics, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things
Chandigarh University has collaborated with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to offer a unique engineering programme in Computer Science and Business Systems. This 4-year undergraduate degree offers blended learning opportunities to the students.
The entire curriculum for the programme has been designed by TCS. It is aimed to ensure that the students graduating from the programme are not only thorough with the core topics of Computer Science but also develop an equal appreciation of humanities, management sciences and human values.
The students in this course will be exposed to emerging topics such as Analytics, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things and so on in an aim to them industry-ready at the end of four years of study.
This curriculum has been approved by the Executive Committee of AICTE and is available in the AICTE drop-down menu of nomenclatures for engineering courses.
Chandigarh University, Mohali has also signed an MOU with TCS under which the tech company will support Chandigarh University by training and developing the faculty for the subjects offered in the programme, organising guest lectures by expert practitioners from the industry, and by continuously assessing of the students.
Additionally, TCS will also offer internships to a selected number of students in this programme and involve them in meaningful projects to provide first-hand exposure to real life business problems.
"TCS has a long history of partnering with academia to create industry-relevant courses," said Ranjan Bandyopadhyay, Global Vice President, Human Resources, TCS.
He further added, "Through this program, we are confident to develop bright, committed and ethical Computer Science graduates to address the future human resource needs of the Indian IT industry."
Prof (Dr) R S Bawa, Vice-Chancellor, said, "This tie-up with TCS will benefit the students in enhancing their employability by making them capable of using the latest computer technology in developing business management systems."