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Amity University – Noida becomes the First in India to Attain International Re-Accreditation from the IET - UK Accreditation

New Delhi, March 20, 2019: Amity University, Noida has become the first university in India to secure the IET’s international Re Accreditation for Six of its engineering programmes. IET accreditation is an internationally recognised benchmark, awarded to high quality programmes that provide an ideal preparation for aspiring professional engineers.

The Re accreditation was awarded at the Amity University Noida today where Dr. David Jenkins – Professor from University of Plymouth, UK was the Chief Guest. Mr. Raghavan, Head of Membership & Partnership (India) presented the Accreditation Certificate to Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla – Vice Chancellor, Amity University.

Amity University – Noida, Lucknow and Dubai completed IET Accreditation Process in 2011 and applied for IET Re Accreditation in 2017 and 6 of their B.Tech including Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Nanotechnology & Mechanical streams are now re accredited. The accreditation will have a positive impact spreading over 5 graduating batches from 2016 to 2020. With a review in 2020, clearing which, the accreditation can be extended to another 2 years. In addition to validating the quality of the institution’s programmes, IET Accreditation also provides direct benefits to students graduating from Amity University. It allows better International mobility, job prospects and acceptance for graduate students in foreign universities, opportunities for interdisciplinary research as well as exchanges.

With the successful completion of the Accreditation Process, Amity University – Noida & Lucknow Campuses are now the IET’s Academic Partner which gives them access to over 80 international academic partners, opening avenues for international collaboration.

The IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. IET accreditation, licensed by the Engineering Council, covers a broad spectrum of engineering and technology subjects.  It is recognised around the world as an indicator of quality through the Washington and Sydney Accords, governed by the International Engineering Alliance (IEA).  Institutions with IET Accredited programmes are eligible to apply for the EUR-ACE label, awarded by European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE). Colleges in India could approach the IET to accredit their courses.

Congratulating Amity University, Mr. Shekhar Sanyal, Director and Country Head, IET India said, “Amity University has been working with the IET for over 8 years and this re-accreditation is a testimonial to their commitment and efforts to staying updated and relevant in a fast-changing environment. The IET Accreditation is a benchmark of international quality and we at the IET is positive about the benefits that the faculty, student, alumni and the institution at large will reap as an outcome of this reaccreditation. We look forward to continuing the support to them in this journey and I wish them every success in their endeavours.”

 

About The IET:

Founded 148 years ago, the IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 168,000 members+ in 150 countries, with active networks of members in 37 countries. In India, the IET has over 13,000 members, 8 Local Networks and focuses on Energy, Transport, Information & Communications, IoT and Education sectors.

Part of its remit is to promote, recognise and reward individual excellence and support emerging talent through a programme of undergraduate and postgraduate engineering scholarships.  The awards programme includes awards for individual excellence, research and innovation, scholarships, travel awards, prizes and competitions within the engineering and technology sector.

For more details, please visit www.theiet.in.

About Amity:

Amity University, the flagship institution of Amity Education Group, is India’s no. 1 ranked not -for-profit private University with a strong focus on research and innovation. It has been recognized as ‘India’s Best Research University’ and ‘Best University for Placements’ by the Indian Education Awards 2015 & 2016 respectively and was also ranked amongst the top 200 universities in Asia by QS. Amity has set a new standard of academic excellence in India by becoming Asia’s only not -for-profit university to be awarded US Regional Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission, USA – considered the Gold Standard of Accreditations globally. Amity is a leading global education group, established over 2 decades ago. Today, Amity is home to over 150,000 brilliant students across Pre-nursery to Ph.D. levels pursuing more than 300 Programmes in 60 diverse disciplines.

Amity University through its institute Amity School of Engineering & Technology (ASET) offers more than thirty eight Programmes of which seven are the B.Tech Programmes, one B.Tech + M.Tech Dual Degree Program, four B.Tech + MBA Dual Degree Programmes, twenty six M.Tech Programmes. Ph.D Programmes are also offered in all subjects. It is one of the best Engineering Schools in India; ASET is located in E-Block at Amity University, Noida Campus occupying an area one lakh sq. feet. The School has more than 280 faculty members, 100 support staff & over 5200 students. Our infrastructure is supported by 118 fully equipped laboratories.

For further details please visit: www.amity.edu