L&T EduTech Signs MoU with AICTE

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Delivers industry-oriented courses to Anna University  

Chennai, May 26, 2022: L&T EduTech, the hybrid learning platform from Larsen & Toubro, took  significant steps in its endeavour to create workplace-ready talent by announcing the signing of an  MoU with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the completion of abridged  Industry oriented courses to students of Anna University, Chennai.  

The learning modules offered by L&T EduTech will now be featured on the AICTE website and  accessible to engineering students across the country to reinforce their conceptual learning and  expose them to the tenets of professional practice from an industry standpoint to improve their  employability quotient.  

Speaking at the ‘Academic Leadership Summit 2022’ hosted by L&T, AICTE’s Member Secretary,  Professor Rajive Kumar referred to the pressing need for an industry-oriented curriculum to help  young engineers to become more proficient and urged universities and autonomous institutions to  use their autonomy to select and offer courses to enhance the technical knowledge and  employability of engineering students.  

“We are a new industry-led, application-based, practical oriented learning platform, strongly  rooted in technology, that straddles the entire gamut of engineering & technology verticals to help  create industry-ready talent,” explained Sabyasachi Das, Chief Executive, L&T EduTech. “On the  strength of these associations we have forged, with more in the pipeline, we are empowering our  youngsters to be more productive, and better equipped to contribute to India’s growth story and  thereby perpetuate L&T’s legacy of being nation builders.”  

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L&T EduTech has also joined hands with Anna University (AU), Chennai, an internationally  recognised institution to offer Abridged Industry oriented courses for their final year and pre-final  year students as a first step.  

As more and more recruiters look for job-ready candidates, L&T EduTech provides live Industry  exposure through simulated laboratories and immersive programs.  

“L&T EduTech has created exciting ‘applied engineering courses that draw competitive advantage  from the skills L&T has developed over the past several decades to help learners build essential  skills with real-world problems to meet the demands of an ever-evolving industry,” remarked Dr.  Velraj, Vice Chancellor, Anna University. “This new initiative of L&T that connects with academic  institutions will create the right platform for a skill-based education in engineering contributing  to employment and economic upliftment in the coming days,” he added. 

L&T EduTech offers courses under three verticals of College Connect, Professional & Vocational  Skilling underpinned by robust Assessment & Certification processes. The College Connect vertical  curates holistic, multi-disciplinary, industry-relevant courses in core engineering streams like Civil,  Electrical, Mechanical and Information Technology, that are offered as interactive learning modules  in blended mode. These courses are in line with the credit system for engineering and can fit into  the existing semester pattern as well.  

Background:  

Larsen & Toubro is an Indian multinational engaged in EPC Projects, Hi-Tech Manufacturing and Services. It  operates in over 50 countries worldwide. A strong, customer–focused approach and the constant quest for  top-class quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership in its major  

lines of business for eight decades.  

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