Editorial Team

Established with a vision to be the role model of learning, research, innovation, and sustainability for the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU), has ranked amongst top 10 for its B. Tech in Data Science programme. NU was recognised as the ‘University of the Year- North’ in the 10th Annual Indian Education Congress and Awards last year.

The Annual Higher Education ranking were based on a survey conducted by the EducationWorld

in collaboration with the Centre for Forecasting and Research (C-Fore). The national rankings were based on parameters such as competence of faculty, research & development, curriculum & pedagogy, placements, and range of programmes offered to name a few. Significantly, NU has also been recognised amongst the top 25 private universities in India. NU’s B. Tech Data Science programme that focuses on building strong industry linkages and a research-oriented approach has also been acknowledged.

B. Tech in Data Science degree is a four-year undergraduate programme that is built keeping in mind the growing demand for data science experts worldwide. The programme aims at the deployment of data sets models to solve real-world problems. The programme emphasizes on providing industry-academic synergy for our students to establish careers in /DS/AI/ML, entrepreneurship research, and higher studies.

Parimal Mandke, Acting President, NIIT University said, “Among the dark clouds of COVID, this award is a silver lining. These rankings are a testimony of our strong focus on developing an institution that provides exceptional education based on our 4 Core Principles that are Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven, and Seamless. At NU, we will continue to strive for excellence and offer education that will help our students build successful careers in these difficult times.”

Conceptualized as an institution of excellence, NU provides exceptional education based on the Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven, and Seamless. NU is well poised for meeting the emerging needs of the knowledge economy through its focus on building strong industry linkages and a research-oriented approach.

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