Hyderabad: The GITAM Deemed to be University and Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will jointly launch MTech in Electronics Design & Technology (EDT) programme with 25 seats. To this effect, GITAM and C-DAC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer the post graduate programme. The admissions into the course would be based through the GITAM Admission Test (GAT). C-DAC would provide necessary guidelines and faculty training as part of the agreement besides both will explore the possibility for promoting placement support for PG students in the final year of the programme.
The MoU was exchanged between C-DAC Hyderabad Director E Magesh exchanged and GITAM Registrar Prof. M Potharaju in the presence of GITAM Vice-Chancellor Prof. M.S.Prasada Rao, C-DAC Technical Coordinator R Ganga Prasada, Administrative Officer BSRK Vara Prasad, GITAM Institute of Technology Principal Prof. K.Lakshmiprasad and ECE Department Head PVY Jayasree.
Briefing about the MoU, Magesh said that C-DAC has been engaging in multiple areas of ICTE particularly in the fields of high performance computing, cloud and grid computing, multi-lingual computing, software technologies including turnkey solutions related to governance, processes, cyber security, data security and cyber forensics.
He said the C-DAC is keen to initiate joint academic programmes, training and research activities with GITAM.
GITAM Vice-Chancellor Prof.M.S.Prasada Rao said faculty and students will utilize the opportunity to work with C-DAC experts particularly in research activities.