SU-SONA collaboration to offer A.I.C.T.E approved Two Year MS Program in Computer Engineering (Twinning Scheme)

Released on: July 29, 2013, 3:58 am
Industry: Education

India, -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Sona college of Technology, one of the leading engineering colleges in India partners with a top ranked Syracuse University in USA to offer M.S. Computer Engineering as a twinning program. This program is a first of its kind offered in India through the AICTE twinning arrangement. Students admitted in this program will study at Sona College of Technology, India for the first year and at Syracuse University, New York, USA during the second year. The degree is conferred by Syracuse University. This program is the best choice for applicants who aspire to study and get placements in USA in a highly cost effective way.

There are a lot of benefits in choosing this program. To mention a few:
Significant reduction in the cost of attendance due to the twinning arrangement
Opportunity to experience an international education
Career placement support from both Syracuse University and SONA
A MS degree from Syracuse University will open international career opportunities
Exposure to a strong research culture

About Sona College of Technology
Sona College of Technology was incepted in the year 1997. It is situated in the heart of the steel city Salem, India and well connected by Rail and Road. Nearest airports are Bangalore and Coimbatore. It is an autonomous institution and is affiliated to Anna University. The institution is NAAC accredited with A' grade and ISO 9001:2008 certified. Sona offers 12 PG programs and 7 UG programs in engineering and technology, management studies and computer application in which most of the programs are accredited/ reaccredited by NBA. Sona has recognized PhD research centres in all disciplines. Student strength is about 4500 which includes International students from 21 countries. Various magazines rate Sona as one among the Top 50 private engineering colleges in India. The institution to its credit has many accolades including Best Engineering College in India -2012.

More than 10000 engineers have graduated since its inception. Sona is equipped with world class infrastructure and highly qualified faculty members. It has university-recognized centers for PhD research in all disciplines of study. Our students participate in national and international events and won prizes. The college has an active placement cell for placing the students in top-notch companies. Past employers of Sona graduates include Oracle Inc., Accenture Inc, Infosys Technologies, Cognizant Technologies, Keane Inc., HCL Technologies, Wipro Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services, Robert Bosch (P) Ltd, i-Nautix Technologies, Honeywell Ltd, L&T Infotech, Mphasis Ltd, CapGemini Ltd, American Megatrends Ltd, i-Gate Solutions, Aon Hewitt, and Consleague.

A strong research program exists through several Centres of Excellence in various fields including Network Computing, Data Mining and Web Services and Development and Special Power Electronics and Electric Drives, VLSI design, high voltage engineering. Grants for more than two crores from funding agencies for various research and other consultancy projects have been obtained. A BLDC motor designed by the Sona team has found its place in Megha Tropiques Spacecraft that launched in 2011. High level consultancy works undertaken by the faculty such as designing a motor for submarine, e-learning system for IIT, Bombay. Product development for cable fault detector has been carried out . 13 Patents have been applied for and 1 obtained.

About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is located in Syracuse nestled in the scenic central New York region. It is one of the top ranked universities in USA. The program was established in 1973 and is the second-oldest of its kind in the country. Within driving distance are the Adirondacks, Niagara Falls and many more interesting and naturally beautiful locations. The snow cover in the region typically lasts from late fall through to the beginning of spring. Syracuse is a University town with an international mix of cuisine, culture and people. The Indian population in Syracuse is vibrant and supportive with restaurants, stores, temples and community involvement.

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