Amity University has launched M.Tech programme in defence technology along with DRDO and AICTE with an important national mission of generating the talent pool of human resource required in defence sector.
The M.Tech (Defence Technology) programme has been designed to produce post graduates who will have the necessary theoretical knowledge, practitioner skills and aptitude in various defence technologies areas to carry out research, design and development, production, life cycle equipment sustenance, entrepreneurial (start up defence), advisory and consultative roles in defence. In addition, the expanded offering is designed to meet the market demand for talent with specialized technical and engineering leadership skills.
The programme will focus on six subjects of specializations i.e Combat Vehicle Engineering, Aerospace Technology, Communication Systems & Sensors, High Energy Materials Technology, Naval Technology & Directed Energy Technology with an option of singular specialisation. The programme provides a major opportunity for minor and major projects to be conducted in DRDO laboratories, Defence PSUs and private industries for creating job ready defence technology professionals.
According to Dr W Selvamurthy, President – Amity Science, Technology & Innovation Foundation (ASTIF), “this course is meant for students who have successfully completed B.Tech in Engineering & Technology domain and might be looking for the next future course of action to choose the Master’s program which will shape up their career path. He informed the participants that the offerings of the course include a new distinct program to foster interdisciplinary education and research-courses aligned to the current and future needs of defence industry. Amity has strong interface with DRDO, Defence Industries including PSU and Private sector industries and the National & International collaborations with reputed Universities across the globe, Amity is in a winning position to churn out this required talent of human resource in Defence field”.Campus, News