Electronics & ICT Academy, IIT Roorkee



Electronics and ICT Academy (E&ICT) at IIT Roorkee (funded by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology) provides training programs with emphasis on hands-on learning in basic/advanced topics and emerging technologies in the Electronics and ICT domain. We conduct faculty development programs and training at IIT Roorkee, as well as at Institutes/Colleges locally through activity centers.The programs are conducted by well-known industry partners, resource persons from leading academia and experts from renowned R&D organizations.For this, the Academy has signed MoU's with Industry/R&D partners in different domains, who collaborate and work with us in conducting the training programs.

Activities of the Academy

  • Conduct Faculty Development Programs with emphasis on hands-on learning in basic/advanced topics, and emerging technologies in the E&ICT domain.
  • Set up the activity centers to conduct FDPs locally at institutes/colleges.
  • Continuing Education Programs for engineering graduates and working professionals to enhance their knowledge, technical skills and employability.
  • Design, development, and delivery of specialized modules specific to research areas and industry.
  • Offering specialized modules on soft-skill development.
  • Objectives of the Academy

  • Train faculty members of various institutions in the emerging areas of Electronics & ICT and related domains.
  • Collaboration with industries for conducting the training programs and research in E&ICT domain.
  • Develop state-of-the-art facilities like technical labs, infrastructure, interactive virtual classroom facility etc.
  • Facilitating internship programs for students of participating institutes and faculties in collaboration with industry.
  • Facilitate interaction between institute /colleges and industries/R&D organizations to enable collaboration and finding employment/internship opportunities.
  • Features of the Academy

  • Facilitate faculties and industry professionals to be abreast with the latest developments in technology and emerging industry needs.
  • Enhance teaching and research capabilities by involving the resource persons from academia, industry and R&D organizations.
  • Hands-on learning with the emphasis on emerging areas of E&ICT domain.
  • Provide training to the faculty of institutes / colleges, which would result in improvement of the quality of students thereby making them industry ready and employable in the Electronics & ICT related industry.
  • Academy trained faculty are expected to have the cascading effect to develop skills of the students in parent institutes.
  • Capacity building in the area of Electronics & ICT.
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