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  • JK Lakshmipat University announce strategic tie-up with IIT’s, IIIT’s, international institutions

    Published on May 21, 2024

     Jaipur  – Situated in Jaipur, JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU) is renowned not only for its deep-rooted heritage as part of the 125-year-old JK Organisation but also for its dynamic role in establishing strategic academic partnerships worldwide.

    JKLU sets itself apart as the only university in India to offer exclusive semester exchange opportunities at prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and other renowned global institutions, uniquely without charging any tuition fees during the exchange period.

    In India JKLU has established robust connections with leading institutions such as IIT Jammu, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Bhilai, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIIT Delhi, IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Jodhpur, and BITS Pilani, enhancing its academic network and providing its students with unparalleled educational opportunities.

    Internationally, JKLU’s extensive network includes collaborations with top-tier universities such as the University of Florida, University of Massachusetts, University of South Carolina, and Michigan State University in the United States; the University of Birmingham and University of Wales in the United Kingdom; Hanyang University in South Korea; Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands; University of Győr in Hungary; and further reaches to Edinburgh Napier University in the UK and Carleton University in Canada.

    These strategic partnerships with leading universities worldwide offer JKLU students unparalleled opportunities that greatly enhance their educational journey and career prospects. By engaging in semester exchange programs at such prestigious institutions, JKLU students access a diverse array of resources, expertise, and global perspectives which not only elevates their academic experience but also strategically positions them for success in the international job market.

    Reflecting on the significance of these partnerships, Dr. Dheeraj Sanghi, Vice Chancellor of JKLU, noted “At JKLU, our strategic alliances with premier institutions, both within India and internationally, are a cornerstone of our educational ethos. These collaborations are meticulously crafted to integrate seamlessly with our academic philosophy, extending our educational boundaries and enriching our academic community. By connecting our students with some of the world’s leading universities, we not only open doors for them to excel academically but also culturally and professionally.”

    At JK Lakshmipat University, students can participate in up to four semester exchange programs with partner universities throughout their course of study, provided they meet the minimum eligibility criteria. Credits earned by students during these exchanges are optimally integrated into the students’ curricula at JKLU, ensuring a seamless continuation of their studies and alignment with their degree requirements.

    Most of these academic collaborations have been developed by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) at JKLU, which features state-of-the-art laboratories and strong academic partnerships. It offers numerous opportunities for students to engage deeply with contemporary advancements in fields like AI, ML, Robotics, IoT, and Data Science. The IET provides a modern B.Tech program designed with insights from Olin College of Engineering, in addition to M.Tech and Ph.D. programs.

    Discussing the transformative impact of semester exchange programs, Dr. Renu Jain, Director of the Institute of Technology at JKLU, noted, “Many of our B.Tech students have reaped immense benefits from JKLU’s extensive semester exchange opportunities. These programs enable the students to immerse themselves in different academic cultures, study at top-tier institutions, and gain knowledge from world-class experts. Our strategic partnerships with prestigious IITs, IIITs, and other leading global institutions open doors for our students to compete with best, advance their skills and pave the way for higher studies and extraordinary careers in dynamic fields such as AI, ML, Robotics, IoT, and Data Science.”

    In addition to engineering, the university offers a wide range of comprehensive interdisciplinary programs in Management and Design. These include Bachelor and Master of Design degrees, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration. These programs are crafted to align with global industry standards and requirements, equipping students with the essential skills needed to thrive in a competitive job market.

    JKLU champions a holistic educational approach that combines rigorous academic studies with practical, real-world applications. By fostering strong collaborations, the institution is committed to helping students achieve their academic aspirations. Through its extensive network of global partnerships, JKLU provides vital exposure and resources, empowering students to succeed in a globally connected world and transforming their ambitions into tangible realities.

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