Hyderabad 7th March 2014: Mahindra École Centrale (MEC) is a College of Engineering established through a three-way collaboration involving Mahindra Group, École Centrale Paris, a 200 year old leading French University dedicated to engineering education and the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. This institution, situated in Hyderabad, India, will be based on a contemporary & international academic program.
MEC is announcing admissions for the Integrated Dual Degree Program to its inaugural batch set to commence in August 2014 from its sprawling green campus at Bahadurpally, Hyderabad.
180 seats are available for this five year Integrated Dual Degree Program (IDP) of Mahindra École Centrale leading to B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees of Jawaharlal Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH). There would be 60 seats each in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering and 30 seats each in Mechanical and Civil Engineering streams. Selection is based on JEE Mains results and a subsequent counselling. For NRI/PIO/International Passport holders the SAT Subject test results would be considered. The classes for the inaugural batch are slated for commencement on the August 4th 2014.
Application Form would be available from the 24th March. Applications are invited for the B.Tech and M.Tech IDP Program (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Science streams). Application Form and instructions can be downloaded from the website www.mahindra.com ecole centrale.edu.in OR obtained from the ADMISSIONS OFFICE at Survey No: 62/1A, Bahadurpally, Jeedimetla, Hyderabad – 500043, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.
“If Internationalization has to be inculcated in the young people, it has to be at the college level, it has to be at the university level and that is what MEC is about. The motivation for internationalization is to improve the quality and competitiveness of education and research. Eminent people from industry will also be professors here in addition to professors by practice, professors by knowledge, professors by research and these are the people who will involve very closely with students. Infrastructure is world class, laboratories are of very high quality and it will be the kind of education that would transform your personality.” – Dr. Sanjay Dhande, Founder Director, Mahindra École Centrale
“MEC’s mission is to train highly qualified polyvalent Engineers, at the top of Science and Technology, who are able to tackle the XXIst century’s complex challenges in an innovative way. The program provides a strong basis promote analytic thinking, abstraction and concept-oriented mind, giving the students the ability to question and experiment and master modern technological tools. The emphasis on modern education will help develop a large and talent-rich pool of technology professionals with the ability to master the complexity of multi-national organizations.
MEC educational policy is in conformance JNTUH’s mandate to build quality and world class technical education so that our professionals are on par with the best in the world. I strongly believe that MEC will help our State to become India’s advanced technology corridor with large potential to generate employment and research ” – Prof Rameshwar Rao, Vice Chancellor, JNTU Hyderabad
The institution will also be committed to providing world-class infrastructure to support a strong research vision in the thrust areas such as Energy, Environment, Communications, Computing, Infrastructure, Urban Transportation, Materials, and Defense.
The Institution’s multidisciplinary approach is the guarantee of the program’s modernity. Through this institution the students will develop ability to adapt to change, to master the complexity of organizations, and to understand and adapt new and emerging technologies.
The Mahindra Group focuses on enabling people to rise through solutions that power mobility, drive rural prosperity, enhance urban lifestyles and increase business efficiency.
A USD 16.7 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra employs more than 180,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology and vacation ownership. In addition, Mahindra enjoys a strong presence in the agribusiness, aerospace, components, consulting services, defence, energy, financial services, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, retail, steel, commercial vehicles and two wheeler industries.
In 2012, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000 list, a listing of the biggest and most powerful listed companies in the world. In 2013, the Mahindra Group received the Financial Times ‘Boldness in
Business’ Award in the ‘Emerging Markets’ category.
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