TWINNING PROGRAM WITH UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LOWELL, USA
The University of Massachusetts is a public research university of USA committed to excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. It has got four different campuses in the state of Massachusetts. The University of Massachusetts campus located in Lowell (UMass Lowell) is dedicated to transformational education that fosters student success, lifelong learning and global awareness. The University offers affordable, experience-based undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs that are taught by internationally recognized faculty who conduct research to expand the horizons of knowledge. UMass Lowell continues to build on its founding tradition of innovation, entrepreneurship and partnerships with industry and the community to address challenges facing the world. It distinguishes itself in providing high-quality education with special focus on hands-on learning through experience with personal attention from accomplished faculty and dedicated staff.
Saintgits College of Engineering has entered into a collaboration with UMass Lowell for the Twinning program. This collaboration is currently available for Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering programs. It will be extended to other programs in due course. The Twinning program has two paths. (i) A student who completes two years in Saintgits College of Engineering will study the third and fourth year in UMass Lowell and (ii) a student who completes three years in Saintgits College of Engineering will study the fourth year in UMass Lowell. At the end of the fourth year, the student will get BS degree in Engineering from University of Massachusetts. The student would have also acquired some additional credits for continuing for the MS program. The scheme can be availed only by students having high academic merits. The Twinning program has the approval of AICTE and APJKTU.