Memorandum of Understanding signed between Cotton University and NIELIT
As part of the MoU, many add-on courses, vocational/skilling courses, and internship programmes will be offered by NIELIT Guwahati for the students of Cotton University.
GUWAHATI: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Cotton University and the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), Guwahati (an organization under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India) on Wednesday as a part of an academic collaboration between the two organizations. The MoU was signed by Prof. Diganta Kumar Das, Registrar of Cotton University, and Dr. Yumnam Jayanta Singh, Executive Director, NIELIT Guwahati, in the presence of Prof. Ramesh Ch. Deka, Vice Chancellor, and Prof. Ganesh Chandra Wary, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Cotton University.
As part of the MoU, many add-on courses, vocational/skilling courses, and internship programmes will be offered by NIELIT Guwahati for the students of Cotton University. Moreover, joint activities will be conducted for employment and entrepreneurship development in the emerging areas of IT and electronics. Courses and internships in technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, big data analytics, cloud computing, AR/VR, cyber security, IoT, machine learning (ML), solar power technologies, consumer electronics product repair and maintenance, bioinformatics, and translational bioinformatics shall be offered to students with high-end software and hardware platforms. Apart from that, NIELIT Guwahati shall also conduct job-oriented courses such as courses on programming technologies (GO, Kotlin, Julia, R, etc.), Node JS and React JS, full-stack development, UI/UX, software testing, etc. in active collaboration with various industry partners of NIELIT such as IBM, Microsoft, TCS, etc.
During the MoU signing meeting, possibilities of adoption of NIELIT’s courses as vocational/add-on courses under NEP 2020 were also discussed. Training facilities can also be extended to the adopted villages of the university to reach out to the rural masses.
The MoU signing event was also attended by Imopishak Thingom, Mridul Pachani, and Dr. Saurov Mahanta from NIELIT Guwahati, and Dr. Eeshan Kalita, HoD, Department of MBBT, Cotton University, stated a press release.