In addition to giving students industry exposure, the partnership aims to create a research ecosystem for mechanical, ECE, robotics and automation students, encouraging a culture of innovation.
The Faculty of Engineering and Technology at MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SKODA AUTOVolkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL). This significant industry partnership will play an important role in bridging the industry-academia gap for students. Through this partnership, to drive a strong industry exposure for MIT-WPU students, the MoU will ensure that students are provided with opportunities for internships, placements, live projects, art inspections, guest lectures, campus placements and industry inputs on the curriculum.
The contract includes Sanjay Khare, Head-Sustainability, Safety and Environment, SAVWIPL, Sarma Chillara, Director-HR & Admin, SAVWIPL and Katie Bijayan, Head-Academy, SAVW; And Prasad Khandekar, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, MIT-WPU, Bharat Chowdhury, Dean, Academics, MIT-WPU and Professor Hermb Fadeke, MIT-WPU University of Engineering and Technology.
The MoU sets out the opportunities and objectives of reaching an agreement on the terms and conditions of long-term association in the identified areas of the partnership. SKODA AUTO Volkswagen India seeks to provide industry exposure as well as employment opportunities to engineering students at MIT-WPU. This collaboration brings input opportunities for internships, live projects, industry visits, guest lectures, campus recruitment and curriculum design.
MIT-WPU’s Faculty of Engineering and Technology believes that the association will benefit its students by preparing them for the future in a variety of ways by teaching them how to deal with more complex issues independently; Including how to delegate roles and responsibilities. Further, they believe that it will help students to learn teamwork, share different perspectives, foster a culture of innovation and develop as capable citizens of society.