The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and Air Force Technical College (AFTC) have entered into a MoU to offer M.Tech. Program jointly in Aeronautical engineering. The leaders of both the institutions have expressed that this would be a major step to leverage skills and Research endeavors of both the organizations.
AFTC and VTU have reached a new milestone on 01 July this year by signing a MoU. The Air force team headed by Air Commodore Shri. Biji Philip, the Commandant of AFTC commended the phenomenal strides of VTU in technical education.
He signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Vice Chancellor VTU (Belgavi) Dr Karisidappa, for award of M.Tech degree to all the Airforce graduating officers. The ceremonial function was hosted by Dr. Karisiddappa the honourable Vice Chancellor of VTU. The degree will be awarded in Aeronautical Engineering with six different specializations. The course will follow all the AICTE and VTU norms. The vice chancellor and the Commandant expressed happiness on the historical moment and stated that this is a great step forward towards technology impetus in the IAF.
The VTU VC Hon’ble Prof Karisiddappa expressed confidence that the partnership will leverage skills n research endeavours of both the institutions.
Registrar Dr. A. S. Deshapande welcomed the team. Group Captain Dr. Raju and Management Studies and Advanced Technology Head Dr. Mahesh Emmi from the AFTC, Special Officers Dr. M.M.Munshi and Dr. S. B. Halbhavi were present.