Jntu Engineering students will now have an opportunity to learn new age technologies with Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Block Chain and Data Analytics all set to foray into the curriculum of the engineering courses.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Hyderabad (JNTU-H) has decided to introduce subjects on new age technologies in computer science and electrical engineering from next academic year. The third-year students who are already in their second semester will be able to opt for these courses via Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
JNTU: Importance of these courses
These courses will help the students enhance their skills and get accustomed to new technological advances, which will help them work in the industry and find better employment prospects. From the third to the fourth year, the students are required to choose three electives.
JNTU has introduced MOOCs for students who are in the third year of all its constituent and affiliated colleges. This process was implemented with the help of MHRD’s Study of Web Active- Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) programme. The online courses are being taught by the faculty of the reputed IITs, IIMs, and other Centrally Funded institutions.
Institutes of Management and other centrally funded institutions.
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Jntu: Course availability
Presently, the varsity students can opt for wide and varied courses including electronic compatibility and non-linear adaptive control as part of professional elective and Math lab programming for numerical computation under open elective offered in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering stream.
The professional elective is meant for students of the department concerned whereas open elective can be chosen by students of any stream. This apart, the university administration which has tied up with the Centre for Development of Computing (C-DAC) will be training students in the technologies including VLSI, embedded systems and data science among others for nominal charges. Students who successfully complete the training will get a joint certification from the JNTU-H and C-DAC.