KPIT Technologies Collaborates with KLE Technological University to Offer an Undergraduate Engineering Programme to Employees

The course will provide a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication to KPIT Diploma engineers.

November 4 th , 2020 | Pune, India: KPIT Technologies, a global technology company specialized in software solutions to the automotive and mobility industry has announced its collaboration with KLE Technological University (KLE Tech),Karnataka, India. Through this collaboration KPIT and KLE Tech will come together to co-deliver an undergraduate engineering degree programme (BE in Electronics and Communication) for KPITs’ diploma engineers, which they have designed and developed together. The course will bring a holistic focus on imparting technical, domain, process and behavioral skills.

The programme aims to empower employees to advance their domain skills in the changing industry landscape and acquire higher academic qualifications, while they continue to work. In light of the current situation the program will be delivered virtually and in future enable in person engaging projects

Kishor Patil, Co-founder and CEO of KPIT, said, “Its our mission to make KPIT a best place to grow. Upskilling is a foundation of growth. Owing to the successful collaborations with Coventry University, UK and other programs we have, we wanted to introduce similar programs for our employees who join us after completing diploma. We are delighted to collaborate with KLE Technological University. The association combines our domain knowledge of the automotive and mobility industry with KLE Tech University’s best learning platforms. It will benefit many KPITians, offering them new technical skills and industry- centric knowledge to grow in their careers and contribute significantly to the exciting work KPIT does in new-age mobility.”

Employee training and upskilling have been key focus area for KPIT. Over the years, KPIT has partnered with Coventry University, UK to offer two specialised programmes—MTech in Automotive Electronics and MBA in Strategic Engineering Management—exclusively for KPIT employees. KPIT has also collaborated with Udacity to upskill and build the engineering talent ecosystem for Autonomous technology.

Dr. Ashok Shettar, the Honorable Vice Chancellor of KLE Technological University, Hubballi said” KLE Technological University believes that industry and academia need to work in tandem to not only push the frontiers of knowledge but also to develop people with skills and competencies required as new technologies transform markets and industries. The BE (E&C) industry integrated program launched in collaboration with KPIT is one such unique initiative to create opportunities for the Diploma candidates to pursue their higher studies.

The program is co-developed and will be co-delivered by the faculty of KPIT experts and University faculty.”

About KPIT

KPIT is a global technology company with software solutions that will help mobility leapfrog towards an autonomous, clean, smart, and connected future. With 7000+ Automobelievers across the globe, specialising in embedded software, AI & digital solutions, KPIT enables customers accelerate implementation of next-generation mobility technologies. With development centres in Europe, USA, Japan, China, Thailand, and India, KPIT works with leaders in mobility and is present where the ecosystem is transforming.

For more details visit www.kpit.com

About KLE Technology University

KLE Technological University (KLE Tech) has its roots in one of the premier engineering institution of Karnataka, B. V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology (BVB), a prestigious engineering college in Hubballi. As an autonomous college, BVB established its distinctive character in the academic space through its curriculum and outstanding student experience. The rich heritage of BVB College as one of the best engineering college in Hubli combined with brand equity of KLE Society are the starting points for KLE Technological University to emerge as a University with a national distinction. As per ARIIA 2020 (Atal Ranking of Institutions Innovation Achievement) ranking from MHRD, KLE Technological University is in ‘Band A’ (06-25 ranking) and as per NIRF Ranking, they are in top 150 Institutions in India.

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