L&T EduTech Partners with Rajalakshmi Engineering College to Offer Industry-Integrated M.Tech Programs in Knowledge partnership with LTIMindtree

Chennai, April 23, 2024 – L&T EduTech has forged a strategic partnership with Rajalaksmi Engineering College (REC) to introduce industry-integrated M.Tech programs in advanced IT domains, with the knowledge partnership of LTIMindtree.

This collaboration merges the technical prowess of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) with the academic excellence of REC to provide a specialized M.Tech program in Data Science. REC, in partnership with L&T EduTech will roll out a two year M.Tech program commencing from the academic year 2024-25.

The corporate world’s escalating demand for skilled professionals in these specialized areas underscores the significance of this initiative. It aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry by preparing postgraduate students with specialized practical training and exposure to industry dynamics.

The signing ceremony of the MoU between L&T EduTech and REC took place at L&T Headquarters in Chennai on April 23, 2024. Mr. Abhay Shankar Meganathan, Vice Chairman REC, was the chief guest, accompanied by senior academic leaders from REC. Industry leaders and experts from LTI Mindtree and L&T Group participated in the event.

Abhay Meganathan, Vice Chairman, Rajalakshmi Institutions said they were excited to announce that REC has embarked on a groundbreaking venture with L&T EduTech., “We have solidified our commitment to academic excellence and industry relevance by signing an MoU to launch an M.Tech Program in Data Science. This pioneering program is designed to fuse rigorous academic curriculum with rich industry expertise, ensuring our graduates are equipped with the most advanced skills and practical knowledge.”

He further added “Guided by visionary industry leaders, we are setting a new standard for the integration of education and industry. This initiative marks not just a collaboration but the beginning of a transformative journey for our students, the future data science professionals.”

 

Mr. R. Ganesan, Head – Corporate Centre at Larsen & Toubro Ltd, added, “Some of these targeted intervention programs in certain core engineering domains are poised to be incredibly crucial. For engineers with a passion for core engineering, this postgraduate course will serve as an enduring means to position themselves for future skills.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Sanjai Ranganathan, Chief Executive of L&T EduTech, stated, ” By leveraging the strengths of REC, L&T EduTech, and LTIMindtree, we strive to equip students with state-of-the-art skills and ready them for rewarding careers in burgeoning fields like Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.”

The other dignitaries of the ceremony included Mr. Akkaiah Janagaraj, Global Head of the Cybersecurity Practice at LTIMindtree, Dr. B. Anbuthambi, Head of Strategy and Partnerships at L&T EduTech, Dr. S.N. Murugesan, Principal at REC, and Prof. I. Phillip Praveen, Director of Training and Placement at REC along with other leaders and experts from both REC and L&T Group Companies.

L&T EduTech aims to collaborate with top-tier institutions across various regions of India for this pioneering initiative to provide joint Postgraduate Programs. A similar endeavor is in the pipeline to offer integrated programs at the undergraduate level in advanced IT domains for Engineering students. Universities interested in participating can reach out to Dr. Anbuthambi B at anbuthambi.b@lntecc.com for further details.