The planning, creation, and promotion of technical education throughout India have been skillfully led by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It has made a number of proactive moves over the years to advance engineering education, maintain standards, and keep programmes contemporary and beneficial. Although much has been accomplished, a review of engineering education in India has become necessary in light of the constantly evolving requirements of the industry, society, and global stakeholder community made possible by technological disruption, transnationalism, and ever-changing student preferences. Nations currently have knowledge-driven economies thanks to technology and globalization. They are facilitating drastic global transformation, which augments long-term challenges. The ability of the people to succeed in a knowledge - and innovation-driven environment depends greatly on higher education, particularly engineering education. India has done a remarkable job of building extensive infrastructure across the length and breadth of the nation so as to provide engineering education to thousands of hopefuls in every state year after year. But there is a need to promote high-quality, recognized technical education comprehensively in order to meet the demands for the next generation of engineering skills.
With a goal of empowering talent through its cutting-edge learning set-up, ARKA JAIN University, Jharkhand aspires to become an educational hub for young minds throughout the nation and abroad. Its dynamic and inclusive educational environment motivates students to reach and surpass expectations in their areas of interest, enabling them in developing into morally upright citizens. ARKA JAIN University is on its path to become one of the finest universities in eastern India attributable to its perseverance and commitment to excellence. The 25-acre University has spared no efforts in terms of providing cutting-edge amenities in a variety of fields, including education, sports, entrepreneurship, research, and other areas.
A Plethora of Programmes to Choose From
ARKA JAIN University is the melting pot of diversified cultures and beliefs. Students at AJU are exposed to the phenomenon of holistic development. Because of the competitive climate, they continue to be in good spirits but also remain grounded. ARKA JAIN University is built with a vision and commitment to human development at all levels through education, research and entrepreneurship. The university's mission is to provide top-notch education and afterwards develop credible human resources; to promote systemic changes, long-term enhancements, and economic growth by developing the next generation of social entrepreneurs; and to create a global network of experts, athletes, scientists, managers, pharmacists, technologists, and artists.
With the aspiration of fulfilling these missions, the University offers a wide array of programmes at Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral Levels. Among the engineering programmes offered by the constituting School of Engineering & IT, such branches of engineering as Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Computer Science Engineering are covered. Further, courses like Data Analytics, which are highly in demand, are also taught. With a great prominence given to make students employment-ready, AJU also organizes a number of seminars, conferences and workshops focusing on the various aspects of career building and knowledge enrichment. These workshops revolve around personality development, mock interviews, group discussions, and the various aspects of a job interview along with keeping the students abreast with the latest developments in the field of technology.
To ensure transparency and utmost clarity related to education, the university follows a unique teaching pedagogy which is based on classroom learning as well as focuses on research and innovation. The university's teaching pedagogy is specially designed to meet the demands of students at every level, from Brilliant to Good to Average, while taking into account the potential of each student. The course instructors' pedagogy promotes autonomous thought process and aids in the development of comprehensive perspectives, solid domain knowledge, contemporary skill sets, and a positive attitude towards the entire teaching-learning process, which results in experiential learning. Overall, AJU has an active and engaging course curricula which also emphasizes upon an interdisciplinary approach to learning. To encourage students to excel in education, the university also offers scholarships based on various parameters.
The efforts of the University are not just restricted to the students. To ensure that the quality of education is at par with international standards, AJU also requires its instructors to periodically participate in Faculty Development Programmes, stay up-to-date with the latest developments in their field of education, take short courses, and participate in workshops, seminars, and conferences organised by the University as well as renowned external seats of learning and various agencies & bodies.
To ensure a holistic development of the students, significant emphasis is given to extra-curriculars. It encourages students to participate in extracurricular athletic and cultural activities. Additionally, there are community engagement programmes offered by NSS, NCC, and other organisations to stimulate new capabilities, spark passions, and enhance social skills. Numerous cultural and management events are organised by AJU, including YUVA (Youth Fest), AAGAAZ (Cultural & Management Fest), RANBHOOMI (Annual Sports Event), and CAARAVAN (Annual Educational Tour). The promotion of extra-curriculars has also led various AJU students to participate and win several competitions within and outside the university. The emphasis on extra-curriculars is put up with the aim of instilling a competitive spirit in all the students.
“To ensure transparency and utmost clarity related to education, the university follows a unique teaching pedagogy which is based on classroom learning as well as focuses on research and innovation”
Equipped with the Best
AJU has a remarkable infrastructure set up that includes cutting-edge classrooms with LCD projectors and smart boards, top-notch laboratories, an auditorium, conference rooms, and seminar halls to prepare students as per their course curricula. Along with this, AJU has indoor and outdoor sports facilities, such as a basketball court, volleyball court, football field, table tennis, etc., to enhance the overall development of students. To provide emergency First Aid, there is sick room facility. All of these amenities and infrastructural highlights are aimed towards delivering a safe and encouraging environment to students wherein they can flourish with the best of their ability. Also, these systems have been in place to ensure that students have every facility to aid them in becoming highly employable.
To further promote a seamless transition from the status of a student to an employee, AJU has taken some thoughtful steps to forge partnerships with leading national companies. Currently AJU has a number of MOUs signed with industry giants including TATA Steel, TATA Motors, TATA Power, NTTF and IGTR, Jamshedpur. These MoUs help students to find the ideal training and placement opportunities. List Of Organizations in which AJU students get Placement and Internship Opportunities: Streebo, Coditas, GainwellCommosales Private Limited, eTeam, Wipro Technologies Ltd., Easyecom, Yokohama, Aptiv PLC (formally Delphi Automotive PLC), Tvm Signalling and Transportation Systems Private Limited, Emicon Advisory Services, Sasken Technologies Ltd., Thoughtworks Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., Auto Profiles Limited, Rashmi Group, Wabco India, Kross Manufacturers (I) Pvt. Ltd, Ramkyg Goup, Nttf, Garuda Power, ASL Enterprises Ltd., Precision Survey Consultancy, Metalsa India Private Limited, Waaree Energies Limited, Grow-Trees, Manikaran Power Limited, Magna Automotive Pvt. Ltd, Spreecious, HP, Extramarks, PCS Global, Infosys Limited, WhitehatJr, Tata Steel Ltd., Hitachi Astemo, Tata Motors Ltd., Johnson Controls-Hitachi, etc.
A Promising Path Ahead
The course curricula offered by AJU is regularly updated so as to ensure that the advancement of futuristic technology is given due significance as a part of the same. In order to foster a multidisciplinary mindset among the students, they are encouraged to participate in a variety of technical activities and events both inside and outside of the University. During the duration of B. Tech. programme offered by School of Engineering & IT, students are required to complete industry internship. Going forward, AJU intends to encourage students' final year projects being jointly supervised by local businesses and prestigious institutions of national significance.
Dr. Arvind Kumar Pandey, Head - Department of CS & IT, School of Engineering & IT
Dr. Arvind Kumar Pandey, Head - Department of CS & IT, School of Engineering & IT, ARKA JAIN University, holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and has over 25 years of academic, research and industrial experience. He has published over 20 research papers in reputed National and International Journals, and has various patents published. He has conducted various National and International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and FDPs at University/National level. He has also been part of various committees at the University which include Chairman Sports Committee, and NCC Coordinator, to name a few.