NIIT University recognises that innovation does not stop at national borders and therefore, believes that developing close relationships with like-minded institutions of higher learning across the globe would definitely enhance its academic vigour. NU has integrated with the best in academia with the aim to develop collaborative activities in the field of research and academics
MoU with University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA
NIIT University (NU) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Missouri- Kansas City's School of Computing and Engineering (SCE), to offer a 5-year programme that will allow students to secure B. Tech degree from NU and Master's of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) from SCE. The MoU was signed by Dr. Rajendra Pandey, President, NIIT University and Mr. Kevin Z. Truman, Vice Provost, UMKC, & Dean, School of Computing & Engineering, University of Missouri – Kansas City.
Under this MoU, NIIT University in collaboration with the University of Missouri-Kansas City's School of Computing and Engineering will offer a unique 5-year programme that will give students the opportunity to complete both B. Tech and MSCS, with successful candidates being awarded Bachelor's of Technology (B. Tech) by NIIT University (NU) and Master's of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) by UMKC. This is the first of its kind landmark agreement between two educational institutions to collaborate in B. Tech and MS degree programmes and research activities through the exchange of degree.
Speaking on this significant collaboration :- Dr. Rajendra Pandey, President, NIIT University, said, "NIIT University offers a new model in higher education based on the principals of innovation and learning, to help open exciting career avenues in today's knowledge economy. To this end, the MoU with UMKC's School of Computing and Engineering will offer unique dual technical certification opportunity to students from two reputed institutions."
In recognition of the quality of NU's B. Tech programme, UMKC has also offered very generous and assured scholarships to all NU students admitted to UMKC programme. The fee will be approximately 40% lesser than the fee charged to any international student. There is also a very strong support for teaching assistantship.
Mr. Kevin Z. Truman, Vice Provost, UMKC said, "With a vision to prepare students in India for today's competitive job market we have joined hands with NIIT University to offer the latest technology and business trends, as well as a comprehensive education in computer science through this cutting-edge programme."
Mr. Vijay Kumar, Professor, Computer Science Engineering, UMKC said, "NIIT University, Neemrana and University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA have entered into a first of its kind landmark agreement to collaborate in B. Tech and MS degree programmes and research activities through the exchange of degree seeking students and faculty members in the area of computer science and computer engineering. It is a monumental academic collaboration for mutual benefit of these institutions. I am delighted to be a part of this collaboration which provides deserving students and dedicated faculty members opportunities and resources for fulfilling their academic dreams. The partnership will produce students with highest academic calibre and faculty with highly innovative research achievements that India needs. We must all wish success to this collaboration."
MoU with Qingdao University, China
In February, 2013, NIIT University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Qingdao University, China for Cooperation and Partnership between the two Universities.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NU and Qingdao University aims to jointly run scientific research programmes, long term and short term educational programmes, and student and faculty exchange programmes. The MOU was signed by President, NIIT University, Prof Rajendra Kumar Pandey and President of Qingdao University, Prof. Wang Anmin.
With the aim of "to be open-minded, internationalized and high-graded", Qingdao University maintains high focus on teaching and research. The MoU between the two universities will enhance collaboration in education, research and culture under the principle of bilateral benefit and mutual respect.
MoU with Louisiana State University (USA)
In November, 2012 NIIT University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Louisiana State University, USA
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two universities aims to initiate joint academic activities; such as organising & performing joint research projects, academic seminars and guest lectures. The MoU will also encourage exchanges of faculties, students and research. The MoU was signed by President, NIIT University, Prof Rajeev Shorey and, William Jenkins, Interim Chancellor, Louisiana State University. The MoU between the two universities will enhance collaboration in education, research and culture under the principle of bilateral benefit and mutual respect.
MoU with University of Houston, Texas, US
In November, 2012, NIIT University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with University of Houston (UH), Texas, US.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) University of Houston (UH), Texas, US.
The MoU was signed by President NIIT University, Dr. Rajeev Shorey and Prof. William Fitzgibbon, Dean and Professor, College of Technology, University of Houston, Texas, US on 11th May 2012.
The MoU is aimed at synergizing the activities between the two universities in a new dimension of coherence for achievement of future goals. This mutually beneficial agreement is designed to initiate collaborative research programmes, seminars/conferences, industrial projects, exchange of information, and training and internship initiatives for staff and students.
We look forward to this association with a lot of enthusiasm and would like to extend our warm greetings to all at University of Houston (UH), Texas.