Bharathiar University to get new School of Engineering in the next academic year

Bharathiar University to get new School of Engineering in the next academic year

Bharathiar University will get a new School of Engineering and a Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in the coming academic year, taking the total number of schools to 14 and the departments to 35, its Vice-Chancellor G. Thiruvasagam said here on Saturday.

In addition to these, the university would also offer 72 new courses. “The School of Engineering will offer BE in Information Technology and the other in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Selection will be as per Government norms and will have an intake of 60 students per course,” Mr. Thiruvasagam said.

According to the Vice-Chancellor, all the courses would be application-oriented.

Some of the courses are: M. Tech. in Remote Sensing and GIS, Gene Technology, and Molecular Biology and Human Genetics. These three courses would only be offered in the university.

An MBA (Industry-Integrated) that would involve the student interning at any university-listed industry for a whole semester would be introduced. A M. Sc. in Meteorology with a diploma in Aviation Meteorology, a five-year M. Sc.-Ph. D. Integrated course in Life Sciences, M. Sc. in Herbal Science, Apparel Production, Fashion Apparel Merchandising and Applied Econometrics are courses that students would be able to choose from.

Most of the graduate and some of the post-graduate courses would be offered in colleges too.