Bennett University signs MoU with edX for offering MOOCs

Bennett University of Times Group and edX, the non-profit online learning initiative founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on January 15, 2016 signed a collaborative agreement under which edX will provide massive open online courses (‘MOOCs’) to Bennett University. The tie-up was announced during a meet of the recently-formed International Advisory Council, comprising leading global educationists and industry leaders in Mumbai today.

According to the MOU partners, both edX and Bennett University will work to develop a mutually-agreeable plan for offering MOOCs to students as part of a blended curriculum. With the collaboration framework, edX will help Bennett University create and host courses from its faculty via enabling training for Bennett faculty and staff, as well as provide access to relevant infrastructure and features (such as Private Cohorts) that enable this.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vineet Jain, Managing Director – Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd and Chancellor – Bennett University said that expertise and global reach of edX will greatly benefit Bennett University students. “I firmly believe the association with edX will assist graduating students to be industry ready from day one,” he said.

Mr. Anant Agarwal, CEO – edX and MIT Professor said that India is an important and growing market and exuded confidence that association with Times Group will be instrumental in “extending learning opportunities to learners who lack access to education and high quality resources.”

Signing the MoU, Mr. Vineet Jain and Mr. Anant Agarwal emphasised the growing need for innovative and international education standards in the country. Mr Agarwal is also a member of the International Advisory Council of Bennett University.

Bennett University, an initiative from The Times of India Group, will be beginning its academic season from July 2016 offering various courses including B.Tech in Engineering (with specializations in Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communications and Mechanical Engineering), and an MBA in Management. The campus is located in Greater Noida of the National Capital Region.

First Published on January 15, 2016


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Dominic Grey 16 days ago

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What's the placement report for the 2016-18 batch of MBA?

What's the placement report for the 2016-18 batch of MBA? Although, there are no official reports in the website, I'm pretty sure an insider can give an idea of the average package offered.

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Bennett university, Greater Noida runs a full-time PGDM course for 2 years at a total fee of Rs. 14.35 lakhs and this program is associated with Johnson Cornell, USA. This university is...Read More
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Hey ,I want to know about Bennett University ! Is it good to do from computer science from there ? Also do they have best placements?

also it is in association with georgia tech , Usa ! should i go.?

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Adarsh Raj 19 days ago

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Please check the link below to know about Bennett University.

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Can anyone tell about Bennett university ! I wanna do from computer science . Confused about this university !

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Ankur Sehgal 15 days ago

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Bennett university is a "times group initiative". It has following features:-The entire campus is spread over 68 acres and is constructed upon Singapore Model of Construction.Fully residential campus ...Read More

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How is mba (bfsi) in Bennett University?

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Hi, Bennett University, Greater Noida, associated with the Times of India Group, accepts CAT/XAT/GMAT/GRE scores for admission into BFSI. You can find out more information related to the course, ...Read More
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Bennett University is above average college in term of placement, Faculty, study Environment & corporate exposure etc. The companies visit to the campus like Deloitte, Axis Bank, Food Panda, HDFC ...Read More