CHANDIGARH : Government owned Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB), Dublin (Ireland), has joined hands with Chandigarh based Aryans Group of Colleges (AGC).
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Professor Fergus Rea, Head of International Affairs and Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group, at Chandigarh Press Club today. Professor Cormac McMahon (Academic staff engineering department, ITB) and Mr John Cooke (education collaborator, ITB) were also present on the occasion. It is to be mentioned that Aryans Group is coming up with Engineering College from this academic session. This MoU is an important development for Aryans’ Engineering Project.
Mr Fergus Rea, while speaking on the occasion said that the European University keep on updating their course curriculum on a regular basis according to the needs of the industry. With the change in technology, they also make necessary changes in their teaching methodology. He further added that this MoU with Aryans Group would help the students of Aryans to update themselves with the fast change in the world.
Dr. Anshu Kataria while throwing light on the international tie-ups said, “As we are coming up with Engineering Project very soon, so ITB would provide technical support to our Engineering College and this would facilitate our students from the very first day.” He added that Aryans Group would try to collaborate with other top American and European universities also to offer various International courses in Chandigarh.
Mr John Cooke said that in last 6 years he has visited most of the states in India as India is emerging as fastest growing economy in the world. He added that “We are glad to tie up with Aryans Group, which is one of the fastest growing group of colleges of Chandigarh region.”
Professor Cormac McMahon said that all of the courses of ITB are validated by world’s top MNCs like Google, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Intel, Yahoo etc. He further said that “We have collaborated with these MNCs for research programmes also.”
ITB is located in Blanchardstown, which is a growing suburb of Dublin. The institute has 2 academic schools- the School of Business and Humanities and the School of Informatics and Engineering-each of which offers several trades both at the Bachelors and the Masters level. It offers various full time, part time and post graduate courses to the students to help them acquire professional skills while in a job.
Prof. D.C. Kataria, Vice Chairman, Aryans Group; Dr. Parveen Kataria, Director General, Aryans Group; Dr. K. K. Mangla, Dr. D. P. Singh & Dr. A. S. Balgir were also present on the occasion.