- The programme aims to fulfill the demand for tech-savvy professionals with expertise in digital technology and finance
Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), a constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) and FIS Global Business Solutions India Private Limited signs an MoU to launch a BTech Programme in Computer Science and Financial Technology.
Anil Rana, Director, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, in his opening address, emphasised, “In response to the burgeoning demand for tech-savvy professionals with expertise in digital technology and finance, MIT Manipal proudly presents a groundbreaking four-year undergraduate degree program – B.Tech. in Computer Science and Financial Technology. The collaborative efforts of the Department of Humanities and Management, the Department of Computer Science Engineering, and the Department of Mathematics have meticulously designed the program’s curriculum, incorporating inputs from key stakeholders, including prominent industrial professionals and academicians.”
M. D. Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, stated, “The interdisciplinary B.Tech. in Computer Science and Financial Technology program is designed to foster students’ comprehensive understanding of contemporary technology, robust mathematical and financial acumen and innovative thinking, all while instilling strong ethical values.”
This collaboration promises an unparalleled learning journey for students, empowering them to be at the forefront of technological innovation and financial expertise.
Distinguished personalities, including Dr. P. Giridhar Kini, Registrar, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Vishad Gupta, Head of Global Delivery Organisation at FIS; Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M. D. Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education; Dr. Narayana Sabhahit, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Technology & Science); Dr. Harish Kumar S., Director of Corporate Relations, Cdr. Anil Rana, Director of MIT, Manipal, Dr. Somashekara Bhat, Joint Director of MIT, Dr. Yogesh Pai P, HOD of Humanities & Management, MIT, Dr. Sriram K.V., Associate Director of Industry Liaison, Placement, and Practice School, MIT and other esteemed members of the FIS team graced the occasion.