Ever dreamed about doing Masters in America? Ever thought if only I did not have the professional and personal commitment…For engineers employed in industry, the on-line programs offered by Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago.(IIT C) is godsend. You can have the best of both worlds at IIT Chicago through our distance education program targeted for Indian Engineers. This program is for masters level degrees.
Benefits to employers range from the increased capabilities and enthusiasm of their employees to in some cases, patentable products begun as projects during classes. Begun in India in 1997 at the invitation of Motorola, Working professionals in India, particularly from Information technology related area and manufacturing technology have immensely benefited from the Online programs.
Prof Darsh Wasan, Vice President International affairs at IIT C, Mr. Sam Pitroda, presently Chairman National Knowledge Commission, India and Mr. Jamshyd Godrej, Chairman & MD Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., our Alumni, are instrumental in bringing the quality US education programs to India.
Few of our alumni would include people like Atul Choksey Chairman Apco Group of Companies, N. Sankar Chairman SANMAR Groups, N. Srinivasan Chairman India Cements, Owner Chennai Super Kings, Rajeev Chandrasekar, Founder Jupiter Capital, MP, G.V. Prasad CEO Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Ajeet Singh Founder Rashtriya Lok Dal, Chand Seth Chairman & Managing Director Pearl Polymers, Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman & Managing Director Kirloskar Brothers
The hall mark of the program is the inbuilt flexibility in pursuing course work by a working professional, without compromising the demands on the work place, using the internet and the uncompromising quality expectations of the University. Few of innate flexibilities would include transfer of credits to Campus, study at one’s own pace, time and without any geographical constrains.
So far 350 engineers have graduated and they can vouch for the quality of the program. Companies like Motorola , Honeywell, Oracle, Godrej, Sasken, Cisco, Juniper Networks, Agere systems, Philips, Qualcomm, IBM, Intel, Verisign, Indicus Software , Ebay/Paypal, Tektronix etc sponsor their engineers. Other clients are, Tech Mahindra, Net App, Robert Bosch, L&T, TCS, Siemens, Samsung, HCL, Cognizant, Kawasaki Microele, Logica, Texas Instruments, Tata Elxsi, EMC, Qualcomm etc. which in itself a testimonial for the program. Companies continue to sponsor their engineers regularly, as they derive benefit in terms of availability of advanced knowledge for application in their products and services, without foregoing man hours for study.
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