Leaders Speak Education Summit 2015 Award to KL's OBE Project

December 17, 2015

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K L Deemed to be University has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Leaders Speak Education Summit Award 2015 in the Innovative Project category in Higher Education.

KL has won the Award for its engineering college KLCE's Outcomes Based Education (OBE) methodology, in implementation since 2011.

Leaders Speak Education Summit 2015 Award explores opportunities for inclusion in education sector in India.

Shri.Giriraj Singh, Government of India's Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), formally presented the Award to Dr.G.Ramakrishna, who represented KL, at a glittering ceremony at the Royal Plaza in New Delhi on December 4, 2015.

Dr.G.Rama Krishna is a senior professor of CSE Department at KLCE. In the morning preceding the Awards function, the Award program organizers video recorded as Prof.Ramakrishna spoke to them about the OBE project's successful implementation at KLCE. The video clip, along with the clips of other award winners' success stories, will be sent to the Government of India's Ministry of HRD in order to urge the powerful Federal Ministry to encourage Higher Education institutions in India to replicate the successes of the award winners.

KL had earlier been named the Best Innovation in Higher Education at the World Education Summit 2015. Check here.

Click here for a brief overview of KLCE's Outcome Based Education (OBE) project.

"Outcome based education at KLCE is aimed at producing students who can design and develop products and services that address societal challenges. As a result, KLCE's graduating students are very confident, able to demonstrate innovation, find easier and simpler ways of carrying out work, and turn in better performance at workplace." Dr.JKR Sastry, Dean Planning and Development. 

About KL
Recognized as a Deemed University in 2009 by India's apex higher education regulator UGC, KL is a large, multidisciplinary, and independent technical university in India with the vision to be among the top 5 private universities in South Asia by 2020. Based out of Guntur district, AP, KL has four graduate schools, with over 700 faculty, 640 staff, and 65,000 successful alumni. Consistently ranked among India's top 10 private universities and accredited at A grade (the highest) by NAAC, KL offers 15 bachelor's, 26 master's, 14 dual-degree, and 14 doctoral programs to over 12,000 students and 1050 PhD scholars from India and 22 South Asian and African countries. For more details, visit www.kluniversity.in.

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For more details about the OBE at KL, you may contact:

Jayadev G A G
K L Deemed to be University

KL was ranked Top 10 in India and Top 5 in South India among all private technical universities in the country by India's popular news magazine the Week, 2015.