IGNOU-SET sets up centre, offers courses in engineering

Started by dwarakesh, Aug 22, 2009, 09:41 AM

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TIRUCHI: With a view to providing degree and diploma courses in engineering to ambitious students, the Indira Gandhi National Open University - School of Engineering and Technology (IGNOU-SET) has set up its centre in Tiruchi district.

The vertically integrated engineering programme - a joint venture by the IGNOU and Sri Angala Parameswari Educational Trust (SAPET), a national co-ordinator for this IGNOU-SAPET project - provides Diploma in Engineering and B.Tech in Engineering courses such as civil, mechanical, electronics and communication engineering, electrical, electronics engineering and computer science engineering.

Students with a pass in SSLC, ITI certificate-holders, Plus Two vocational stream students, polytechnic diploma-holders, science graduates and graduates in computer science or information technology and Bachelor in Computer Application can join these courses. The Samboorna Institute of Engineering and Technology will be an academic partner for the course.

Inaugurating the IGNOU-SAPET centre by issuing the application forms to the candidates, the Executive Director of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, A. V. Krishnan, commended the multiple-entry level and multiple exit level components of the course.