Chennai: Keeping in view of the advancement in digital era, the VIT-AP university is launching new courses to ensure successful employment with digital skills through B Tech Artificial Intelligence, BBA Business Analytics, Animation & Media courses from the upcoming academic year.
Addressing mediapersons, VIT University vice-president Sankar Viswanathan said, the university in collaboration with Toonz is offering courses on animation, visual effects and gaming.
VIT University Chancellor G Viswanathan opined on open book exams. ‘The way we conduct exams traditionally only assesses students based on their ability to reproduce knowledge. We aim to reform the way we assess our students. We are aiming to match the assessment system with the outcome-based framework our education and industry has adopted based on performance indicators,’ he said.
He also unveiled new academic courses poster at the press conference.
VIT-AP University Vice-Chancellor D Subhakar said the university is exploring an international credit transfer programme with WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University (ASU), USA for a 2+2 programme where by a student can study two years in India and two years in USA and get under graduate degree from ASU.
To ensure practical training to the B Tech students, VIT-AP University is offering engineering clinics and 6 months, 9 months internship programme even from the completion of their first year, said university registrar CLV Sivakumar.