Patna: 22 October 2022 :: With the rapid pace of growth in science and technology and frequent paradigm shifts in policy, governance and management, skill enhancement is a vital need for development. That is why IIT Patna has recently started to collaborate with the best corporate organizations for Certification Courses for both short term &long term period under the umbrella of Continuing Education Program (CEP) & Quality Improvement Program (QIP) cell.
CEP- QIP is dedicated to assist students &working professionals in widening their knowledge base and improving their skills. Moreover, it is meant for providing training in cutting edge areas to the industry professional of this country to make them globally competitive.
Theoutreach initiatives CEP -QIP aims to build unique skills, capabilities and knowledge to manage complex challenges, meet operational and strategic needs and enhance competitive advantage.
Scopes of CEP -QIP cell of IIT Patna
Faculty Development Programme (FDP)
Short Term Courses
Knowledge Dissemination Programme
National Summer & Winter Term and Internship (NSWTI)
International Summer & Winter Term and Internship (ISWTI)
Online Courses and Training Programme for the School Students
For the above objectives IIT Patna had signed a MoU with Microtek Educational Society (MES) who has demonstrated strengths in the area of online education. This will be a great opportunity for the prospective candidates who have dreamt to be a part of IITs educational system & will become executive alumni of IIT Patna after the completion of their respective courses and a 360 degreecareer development opportunities.
Prof T N Singh, Chief guest and Director IIT Patna and other dignitaries formally inaugurated the Online Executive Post Graduate Certification Programmes along with inaugural class under the centre of CEP & QIP, IIT Patna in collaboration with Microtek Educational Society in following domains-
•Post Graduate Certificate Program in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Engineering
•Post Graduate Certificate Programs in Data Science &
•Post Graduate Certificate Program in Management (Business & Finance)
The programs will be delivered in two- way video/ audio interactive mode & all the sessions will be delivered from studio via Online Platform, students will attend the lectures on their own devices (Laptop/Desktop/Tablet/Mobile), candidates will have access to a Learning Management System for referring to the content, live online instructor -led sessions by top IIT Patna faculty and senior industry experts. Moreover, lectures will be delivered on weekends. The course curriculum will be delivered through a combination of eLearning resources, digital lectures; community based digital classrooms as applicable.
The Formal inauguration of IIT Patna Online Post Graduate Certification Programmes underthe umbrella of CEP & QIP graced by Prof A K Thakur (Dean of Academics, IIT Patna), Prof. Nalin Bharti (Professor and Course Coordinator, IIT Patna), Dr. Natuan K Tomar(HoD- Department of Mathematics, IIT Patna).
On this occasion inaugural lectures were delivered on AI & ML by Dr. Asif Ekbal (Associate Dean Resources, IIT Patna) and on Data Science & Engineering by Dr. SriparnaSaha (HoD, Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Patna).
The Training and Placement Officer, Kripa Shankar Singh shared his insights on placement scenario and career development.
The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr Pankaj Rajhans, President & Executive Director of Microtek Educational Society.