IKGPTU signed two MoUs with higher education institutions of USA and Canada
Jalandhar : In order to provide better foreign education opportunities to Indian students, I.K.Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) has signed two separate agreements, memorandum of understanding (MoUs) with two prestigious educational institutions of United States of America (USA) and Canada. These institutions are Canada’s Vancouver Premier College of Arts and Science, Business and Management, Hotel Management and the other institution is International American University of America. IKGPTU Vice Chancellor senior IAS officer Sh. Rahul Bhandari, who is also the principal secretary of the technical education and industrial training department of the state, has appreciated this initiative. He said that University is trying its best for its students to provide maximum global opportunities through international joint ventures.
Prof (Dr.) Yadwinder Singh Brar, Dean P&EP Department said that through the agreement with International American University (IAU), the students of IKGPTU will be given both side academic opportunities. The credit transfer Programme, progression and exchange of students, exchange of teaching, Research and Administrative Staff and opportunities to jointly conduct academic programs and promote research work is part of this MoU. Along with this, students enrolling in IKGPTU’s BBA course in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Hospitality sector, Travel Tourism and Marketing will be able to take advantage of this MoU directly. The MBA course students will also be able to take advantage of this partnership. IAU offers MBA in various disciplines including Agriculture, Hospitality, Information Systems, Human Resource Management, Finance, he shared further.
Director P&EP Dr. Ekonkar Singh Johal shared that the Vancouver Premier College (VPC) is offering credit transfer facility for IKG PTU courses especially for BBA through this agreement. Under this, after studying in India for 6 months, students can move to VPC campus and earn their fees by staying in the same country for 6 months. The special advantage will cover the burden of fee from students. Now they can easily earn their fee. The student also gets an opportunity to work continuously for 6 months; otherwise in other courses this opportunity is available only for a few hours work in a week. Apart from this, many academic opportunities will also be given under these MoUs.