Undergraduate Articulation Program Agreement Between National College of Ireland IFSC, Dublin 9, Ireland and K L Deemed to be University
K L Deemed to be University (KL), Andhra Pradesh, India and National College of Ireland (NCI), Dublin, Ireland, has signed Memorundum of Understanding to promote Joint Undergraduate program and Student & Staff exchange programs. As a part of this alliance various programs like B. Tech. Computer Science and B. Tech. Information Technology offered by KL, and B.Sc. (Honours) in Computing and B.Sc (Honours) in Software Systems offered by NCI will be promoted jointly. In this connection NCI will recognize and deem 'Part 1 of the program offered by KL' as its equivalent to year 1 and year 2 of B.Sc. (Honours) in Computing and BSc. (Honours) in Software Systems, as the case may be.
As a part of this arrangement, the students who have undertaken two years of study at KL called Part 1 of the Program, may enter NCI's Bachelor's Program for another two years, called Part 2 of the Program. Students undergoing Part 1 of the program in KL, if qualifying and willing, can transfer directly to Part 2 of program in NCI. KL will recognize and deem 'Part 2 of the program offered by NCI' as its equivalent to year 3 and year 4 of BTech. in Computing and B. Tech. in Information Technology, as the case may be.
Students after successfully completing Part 1 of the program in KL and Part 2 of the program in NCI will be offered degrees by both NCI as well as KL. K L Deemed to be University & N C I will jointly decide the Program structure and content by agreement and mutual consent.
On this occasion K L Deemed to be University Chancellor Mr K Satyanarayana Dr G L Datta has signed on MOU agreement along with Mrs Nicola Carrol. Chancellor while addressing to press said during his opening remarks this Academic Initiative with National College of Ireland, is remarkable event ever took place in Indian Academic circles. These foot prints of partnership will pave way to study B. Tech two years in Ireland. Dr G L Datta, Vice Chancellor, has focused on implementation of this program in line to current academic proceedings. It is concluded for immediate start up of program from next academic year.
Mrs Nicola Carol said this Program is designed in India, to cater to the needs of the evergreen Information Technology and Computer science. The program aims to provide cutting edge knowledge in the frontiers of Global Information Technology with latest pedagogy designed to provide training in the latest issues. Irish government is very keen to make Ireland as hub for Information Technology. This program has been coordinated by M Kishore babu, Chief Coordinator, International Relations.