further studies and scale up jobs, Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) is all set to launch BTech evening courses.
Besides, two new regular MTech courses will also be introduced. The All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has given the nod for commencing the courses.
Sixty seats each will be offered in BTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering and BTech in Computer Science and Engineering. The courses will be notified as soon as they are approved by the Syndicate.
“We will be opening BTech evening courses mainly for the benefit of those employed. We have received several requests from employed diploma holders and others for commencing evening BTech courses. The seats will be open to students and those employed. The varsity is surrounded by many industrial establishments and it would be of great benefit for them. We have got the AICTE approval and will notify it as soon as the Syndicate passes it,” said Registrar A Ramachandran.
Moreover, two regular MTech courses will also be introduced from the next academic year - MTech in wireless technology and MTech in software engineering - with 18 seats each. So far, the university offers nine branches in BTech and five branches in MTech regular courses. The varsity has already introduced three evening MTech courses that are in demand, he said.