Warangal Urban: S R International Institute of Technology (SRIIT) organised an awareness programme on ‘Engineering Education at US Universities’ at Ashoka Convention Centre here.
In a press note released here, Dr R Archana Reddy, Dean Academics, SREC, who coordinated the programme, said the International Engineering Programme (IEP) was being offered at SR International Institute of Technology in collaboration with US universities.
Chief guest Dr Alice Griefe, Dean, College of Health, Science and Technology, said Indian students who were doing their BS and MS from US universities were excelling in academics and also bagging placements in MNCs. She said the students studying at SRIIT and being transferred to University of Central Missourri have a bright future. The SRIIT students were at an advantage as they would be getting scholarships. Studying for another year would fetch them an MS degree. She also explained the programmes offered at UCM, their importance, research opportunities, innovative teaching and also about the various clubs.
Mohd Yousef, Professor of Computer Science and Cyber Security, University of Central Missourri, said Indian students graduating from UCM were good in research and also getting placed with high salaries. He also mentioned that Computer Science and Cyber Security were the most sought after programmes and students acquiring BS degrees in these areas had a very bright future.
A Varadha Reddy, chairman, SR Educational Society said SRIIT collaborated with a few universities in US of which UCA was one. Students enrolling into this IEP can pursue this programme for the first three years at SRIIT and pursue the fourth year at US University to get a BS degree from US University. On continuing for one more year the student would acquire a MS degree. This was a very innovative programme and SR Educational Society was always in the forefront in introducing innovative programme for the benefit of the students. “Many students have benefited from this programme and are pursuing their higher education in US universities,” he said. The programme was attended by aspiring engineers, parents and faculty of SR Group of Institutions.