Here comes the Mahindra Ecole Centrale (MEC) into the higher education space with its flagship engineering institution whose pilot batch begins soon. The Mahindra College comes into collaboration with Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP), oldest engineering college in France and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad. Ecole Centrale is a 200-year-old engineering institution in France that prides itself on its multidisciplinary approach.
The batch will start on pilot basis from next month offering an integrated dual degree five-year programme in its Hyderabad campus which will include B Tech and M Tech degrees.
The significance of Ecole Centrale is very prominent as its alumni includes great men like Gustav Eiffel, the man behind the Eiffel Tower and Robert Peugeot, founder of Peugeot Cars. The engineering course will be tailored with lots of care and discipline.
The multidisciplinary approach is the guarantee of the programme’s modernity: through this institution, students will develop the ability to adapt to change, to master the complexity of organisations, and to adapt to new technologies that are still in their infancy said Didier Clouteau, dean academics, Mahindra Ecole Centrale.
For the admission of the course, national students ranks in JEE (Main) 2014 are required and for international students a valid score in SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) are mandatory for admission in the program. In addition to that, the students have undergo counselling sessions also.
The annual academic fee for Indian students is Rs 4, 00,000 per annum (which includes tuition fees, academic fees, institute exam fees, library, university eligibility fees and gymkhana facilities).