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The B.Tech Programme

The B.Tech Programme at NU uses the university’s four core principles: Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless, as its foundation. The B.Tech Programme at NU demands and encourages the students to explore and connect with the multiple dimensions of today’s technology and business environment. Through a transformational process involving multidisciplinary courses of Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, laboratories, R&D projects, Industry Practice, in addition to other co-curricular components, the programme seeks to create exceptional leaders trained to operate in tomorrow’s complex technology-oriented business environment.

The 4-year programme comprises 8 semesters. The courses are categorized into:

  • Programme Core - Humanities, Social Sciences & Management - to acquire interdisciplinary knowledge
  • Professional Core - to gain proficiency in domain area
  • Basic Sciences - Mathematics & Sciences - to develop analytical ability
  • Professional Electives - to specialize in an industry-specific domain
  • R&D Project - to inculcate a strong research bent of mind
  • Open Electives - to orient towards professional interests
  • Industry Practice (to build seamlessness with the world of work through Industry-work or Industry-oriented research

The first four semesters are devoted to theoretical and hands-on laboratory training in Programme Core, Basic Sciences, and foundational courses from Professional Core. This is followed by advanced courses spread over the next three semesters along with an R&D project. The final semester is dedicated to Industry Practice (IP) wherein students get to work on real-life projects in industry for six months leading to the completion of the B.Tech Programme. Thus, the B.Tech Programme is the sum total of education measures undertaken to develop holistic and responsible individuals with life-long learning capability as there is a strong emphasis to ensure that students 'Learn to learn'.

Industry Practice (IP)

IP conducted at the site of the organization provides students with an opportunity to gain experience working in interdisciplinary teams on real assignments. The duration of IP is six months. During IP, students are guided by a dedicated faculty mentor and a mentor from the organization. Besides technical skills, this semester also helps build strong professional skills including planning, problem-solving, time management, written and verbal communication, cost management, team-work, meeting deadlines, initiative, confidence to complete a task, integrity and customer communication.

NU offers the following streams under the B.Tech programme:

  1. Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  2. Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)
  3. Biotechnology (BT)

Course Structure and Credits

Course Category

CSE

ECE

BT

 

No

Credits

%

No

Credits

Approx %

No

Credits

%

Mathematics

3

12

6.7

3

12

6.7

3

12

6.9

Science

3

12

6.7

3

12

6.7

4

16

9.1

Technical Arts

4

13

7.3

4

13

7.3

4

13

7.4

Humanities & Social Science

6

18

10.1

6

18

10.1

6

18

10.3

Engineering

4

16

9.0

4

16

9.0

4

15

8.6

Professional Core

12

48

27.2

13

52

29.4

12

46

26.0

Professional Elective

5

20

11.2

5

20

11.2

5

20

11.4

Open Elective

3

12

6.7

2

8

4.5

3

12

6.9

R&D Project

1

4

2.2

1

4

2.2

1

4

2.3

Environmental Science

1

3

1.7

1

3

1.7

0

0

0

Industry Practice/ Project (Full Semester)

1

20

11.2

1

20

11.2

1

20

11.4

Total

43

178

100

43

178

100

43

176

100