L&T EduTech Partners with University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata to Launch Industry-Integrated M.Tech Programs

L&T EduTech has announced a strategic partnership with the University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata (UEMK), to introduce industry-integrated M.Tech programs in advanced IT domains, with the knowledge partnership of LTIMindtree.

This collaboration combines the technical expertise of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) with the academic strength of UEM Kolkata to offer specialised M.Tech programs in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence & Data Science. Starting in the 2024-25 academic year, UEMK will offer these two-year M.Tech programs in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at their Kolkata campus.

The signing ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between L&T EduTech and UEMK was held at the LTIMindtree Campus in Kolkata on May 10, 2024. Prof Dr Satyajit Chakrabarti, Pro Vice Chancellor of UEMK, and Dr Anbuthambi B, Head of Strategy & Partnerships at L&T EduTech, exchanged the MoU.

Mr Kaushik Chakraborty, Global Delivery Head of Digital Engineering at LTIMindtree, was the guest of honour, along with senior academic leaders from UEMK and experts from LTIMindtree. Other notable attendees included Dr Rathinavel Arumugam from LTIMindtree, Prof Malay Ganguly, Dean of UEMK, and Prof Dr Sangamitra, Dean of Student Affairs, UEMK.

Prof Dr Satyajit Chakrabarti expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “Our partnership with L&T sets a new benchmark for academic and industrial synergy. This strategic step enhances students’ industry readiness and aligns with our commitment to innovation and development, crucial for propelling our nation towards greater economic prosperity.”

Mr Sanjai Ranganathan, Chief Executive of L&T EduTech, commented, “By harnessing the strengths of UEMK, L&T EduTech and LTIMindtree, we aim to empower students with cutting-edge skills and prepare them for fulfilling careers in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.”

This partnership marks a significant step in enhancing the quality of higher education in India, providing students with the skills needed to excel in the rapidly evolving tech landscape.

Dignitaries from the University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata (UEMK), L&T EduTech and LTIMindtree after signing the MoU to offer industry-integrated M.Tech programs at UEMK.