ICAT and Northcap University to offer courses in EVs and emerging technologies
International Centre for Automotive Technology, Manesar and The Northcap University, Gurugram have inked an MoU to conduct joint short- and mid-term courses
In yet another example of the growing industry-academia connect in India, the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), Manesar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Northcap University (NCU), Gurugram. The two enterprises will conduct joint short-term and mid-term courses and research in the field of electric vehicles and related emerging technology areas as per industry requirements.
The MoU was signed by Mrs Pamela Tikku, Officiating Director, ICAT, and Prof Nupur Prakash, Vice-Chancellor, NCU, in the presence of other senior officials from both organizations. Mrs. Pamela Tikku said, “We look forward to a long-term relationship for skill development required for the industry by collaboration in the emerging field of electric mobility and also look forward for the skilling up-gradation of ICAT resources.”
Prof. Nupur Prakash added, “The summation of the expertise of ICAT in the field of automotive technology along with superior content development proficiency of NCU will result in flexible course packages for interested candidates, thus enabling them to be prepared across multiple fields available in the automotive sector in India.”
The Manesar-based International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is one of the independent testing agencies under Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR) notified by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India for Testing and Certification of Automobiles and their critical safety components.
The NorthCap University, set up in 1996 in Gurugram, is a National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) ‘A’ accredited university and ranked among the top 100 in the engineering category under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
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