8 foreign universities that MNIT has partnerships with

Some offer opportunities for exchange programs while others are for staff and research work

8 foreign universities that MNIT has partnerships with
By Pick-a-College updated on 22-Jan-2015            

The world is becoming a smaller place every day, with everything going global. Not to be left behind, institutes are now looking at fostering international tie-ups and staying abreast of contemporary competition by making the most of this refreshing trend of global knowledge exchange.

A case in point is Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), a renowned institute located in Jaipur. Established in the year 1963, it was the joint venture of the Indian government and the government of Rajasthan. Today, MNIT has tie-ups with many international universities.

Listed below, are some of MNIT’s international tie-ups that make it stand out as an educational institute:

1.      University of Greenwich, London

An MoU of academic corporations has been signed between the University of Greenwich, London, and MNIT, Jaipur. The MOU has been signed in order to establish a number of educational arrangements that will ultimately benefit the staff and the students as well.

2.      Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology and MNIT, Jaipur also have a standing MoU. Th MoU was signed in recognition of the strengths in education and research facilities of both  institutes. It was a mutual decision to engage in academic cooperation.

3.      North Dakota University

The MoU between North Dakota University and MNIT, Jaipur, was signed in order to promote academic cooperation in science and technology, between the two institutes.

4.      University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan and MNIT, Jaipur, have signed an MOU and agreed to establish a program for academic areas of mutual interest. An implementing agreement for each activity has also been signed between the two institutes.

5.      Deakin University

Deakin and MNIT have signed an agreement to explore more potential opportunities in the field of education. The agreement will last for almost five years from the date the agreement was signed.

6.      Florida International University

The MOU between Florida International University and MNIT was signed in the year 2012. This agreement lets MNIT graduates pursue their postgraduate studies at FIU.

7.      University of Dundee

The MOU between the University of Dundee and MNIT, Jaipur, offers the exchange of staff and students and the exchange of academic materials as well.

8.      Medine Limited

The MOU between Medine Limited and MNIT offers the establishment of an educational hub that will promote more educational activities. This MOU has been signed in order to promote quality technical education in both institutes. This was essential to meet the current and future challenges in technological development of the institutes.

While more tie-ups are underway, it is clear that MNIT is set to spread its proverbial wings to make the most of this wave of international academic cooperation, which is likely to benefit both students and faculty.

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4 things about campus life to look forward to at VNIT
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