Srinagar, AUGUST 30, KDC: The Punjab Government established Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda (Punjab) will provide a golden opportunity to students of far flung areas of Kashmir with a world class quality technical education along with attractive scholarship schemes and Welfare Schemes of the Center and state government in the premier institute of Punjab Goverment. Punjab Chief Minister Scholarship for Meritorious Students up to 100 percent fee waiver is another big advantage for brilliant students.
This was stated by. MRSPTU, Registrar, Dr. Gurinderpal Singh Brar and Dean Consultancy and Chairman Admissions, Dr. Manjeet Bansal at a press conference held at Srinagar Press Club on Monday.
Dr. Brar said technical education plays a vital role in human resource development of the country by creating skilled manpower, enhancing industrial productivity and improving the quality of life of its people.
He said University provides environment friendly cutting edge Technology and promoting the use of science and technology for bolstering our development and national growth.
He further said University will help the students of Kashmir in realizing dreams in Higher education and studying abroad through various pathway programmes initiated by the premier University. All Central and state government scholarship and welfare schemes are available in the government university, he said.
Giving details about collaborative pathway education program between MRSPTU and Wayne State University (WSU), the VC said a student after studying in the MRSPTU for three years will complete the fourth and fifth-year of study at WSU under 3 plus 2 and 3 plus 1 programme.
After completion of a 4 year course, the MRSPTU student will get B.Tech degree from WSU as well as from MRSPTU, Bathinda. Besides, under a 5 year programme, both B.Tech. and Master’s degrees will be awarded by WSU.
Under its robust international exchange programme, the university has also collaboration with top global universities like Thompson Rivers University (Canada), Synergy University (Russia), other famous foreign Universities for credit transfer study paving the way for opening doors wide open for the brilliant students aspiring to undertake study abroad. Beside strong partnership with prominent corporate and Industrial houses.
MRSPTU, Bathinda is one of the front ranking educational Institution of Punjab, which has become epitome of professional education and Centre Point of Excellence in Technical and Scientific Education.
Punjab Government has been developing it as Model University in the state. MRSPTU is first Government Technical University of Punjab registered under section 2(f) and 12B of University Grants Commission (UGC) making it eligible for liberal central grants.
Dr. Brar and Dr. Bansal assured that the mission of MRSTPU is to provide a conducive and inspiring environment for promoting excellence and advancement in technology, scientific education and research by fostering freedom, empowerment, commitment, unleashing creativity and innovation. The MRSPTU focusing for boosting Agriculture and Food Processing industry, pharmaceutical Sciences to accelerate the process for providing employment to Youth.
The University also initiated various research projects aimed to counter agrarian crisin in Punjab and neighbouring states by promoting diversification and providing alternative to farmers through scientific cultivation of medicinal plants, production of nutritional millets, horticulture and quality food with State of the art Food Testing Labortary.
“With Modern Infrastructure, Vibrant Campus and Centers of Excellence, Best faculty, choice based credit system, latest curriculum. We endeavour to produce technically skilled manpower better than the best professionals with an integrated and technology oriented education to serve the needs of the industry and society. We are producing not only students who are job ready, but who are also job creators and future leaders,” he added.
Promising to provide safe environment for Kashmir students at the University, Dr. Brar said, “Our Priority is Safety And Security Of Students as University has strong mechanism for ensuring safe and clean environment in the university. The MRSPTU campus was judged as one of the best green campus in the state.
The university successfully adresed issues like health and safety of students, hygiene measures, and online or digital learning during COVID 19 times.