Manipal Education Introduces International Engineering Twinning Programs

Bangalore, India (PressExposure) April 24, 2009 -- The international Centre of Applied Sciences (ICAS) is a unique initiative by the Manipal Education - one of India's best education services provider that makes international Education accessible and affordable to all ICAS provides a unique four year twinning program in Engineering Sciences whereby the students pursue the first two years of the program (Freshman and sophomore years) at Manipal, India and the subsequent years in an International affiliate partner universities in USA, UK or Australia. After completing the program, the ensuing Engineering Degree is provided by the International partner university. ICAS not only facilitates an international engineering degree, but also ensures that student has more choices of disciplines, University choice supported by world class infrastructure, renowned faculty, Facilities & international curriculum.

Till date over 900 students have successfully completed their engineering degrees from renowned Top Class Institutions like John Hopkins, Purdue, Virginia Tech, Michigan Tech, UCLA, University of Illinois and other 14 partner universities. ICAS is beneficial to all aspiring engineering students as it provides a wide choice of institutions, Engineering discipline, international exposure at very affordable cost. This is because the students would pay a relatively nominal fee during their first two years of their program in Manipal - India. The first two years cost just about 10,000 to 12,000 USD - thereby saving over 40% of the Tuition fee cost viz a viz An International University Advantages of ICAS Twinning Program 1) International Engineering Degree from World renowned institutions 2) Savings of over 60% in tuition fees 3) Credit Transfer facility to world renowned Universities 4) A wide range disciplines to choose from 5) International Exposure 6) Globally accepted curriculum 7) Over 14 International Universities to choose from 8) Paid internship in USA, UK & Australia 9) No Entrance Exam 10) World class faculty, infrastructure and facilities

Engineering Disciplines Available for ICAS students: Engineering disciplines Offered: Architecture, Automotive , Aviation/Aerospace , Biomedical , Chemical , Civil/Construction , Computer/Software , Electrical and Electronics , Electronics and Communication, Environmental Sciences, Industrial / Manufacturing , Material Science, Metallurgical , Mechanical , Mechatronics

Partner Universities USA : Andrews University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Michigan Technological University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Russ College of Engineering, St. Cloud State University, University of Missouri and North Dakota State University

United Kingdom: City University, London, Lancaster University, Sheffield Hallam University & University of Leicester

AUSTRALIA: Deakin University, University of Queensland (UQ) & University of New South Wales

Besides the partner universities a student can choose to pursue his/ her engineering program in not partner universities through credit transfer systems.

Eligibility: • Pass 10+2 (CBSE, ICSE, 'A' Levels, IB, HSC, OSSD, American High School Diploma or equivalent examination) and should have completed 17 years of age • Minimum of 60% marks or 'C' grade. • English, Physics, Mathematics with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Computer Science or Biology as optional subjects. • There is no entrance exam for the program, and admissions are provided on a first come first serve basis.

Admissions are now open for ICAS Engineering Twinning program. Limited seats. Apply Now

About Manipal Education

Manipal Education

One of the largest education services provider from India, Manipal Education has over 125,000 students from over 53 countries, of which about 25,000 students study at institutions and overseas campuses in India and abroad, while over 100,000 students undertake distance education, delivered using a blended approach including both satellite-based lectures and local coaching at 450 learning centres in India and overseas.

Manipal Education also offers online testing and assessment for academic as well as corporate clients, and has recently launched professional education for service sectors like financial services, IT, media and retail.

Manipal Education recently partnered with ICICI a leading financial services group in establishing the ICICI Manipal Academy of Banking & Insurance. The academy is expected to expand the pool of industry ready resources and provide inclusive employment opportunity to capable, young graduates.

Manipal Education has several strategic investments in emerging companies, including - MeritTrac, India's Largest Skills Assessment & Testing Company - a pioneer in this space in India, TutorVista, a leading online tutoring company and U21 Global, the world's premier online graduate school.

Manipal Education recently signed Anil Kumble, a leading international cricketer and the Captain of the Indian Cricket Team, as its Brand Ambassador. His academic and extra curricular achievements are mirrored in the values and vision of Manipal Education

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Press Release Submitted On: April 23, 2009 at 2:03 pm
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