Students can now study in India and still earn a degree from abroad. Centum U, an initiative of Centum Learning, a Bharti Associate Company, has recently announced the launch of five campuses in Delhi, Mumbai, Mohali, Pune and Hyderabad.
“These tech-savvy ‘urban’ campuses will offer a holistic student experience, globally benchmarked curriculum and state-of-the-art infrastructure,” informed Sanjeev Duggal, CEO and executive director, Centum Learning. He added, “We plan to increase the number of campuses to 20 and would be investing around Rs 100 crore over the next three years.” Each of the campuses would have the capacity to accommodate a thousand students.
The campuses will offer industry-oriented graduate and postgraduate programmes in business and creative studies in association with world-class universities. Under its School of Business, it will offer UG and PG programmes in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Subjects will range from economics, management and finance among others. It will also offer various programmes in collaboration with Royal Holloway, London. Similarly, under its School of Creative Studies, it will offer UG and PG programmes in media and entertainment in collaboration with Whistling Woods International. And under its School of Management, it will offer a postgraduate programme in management and MBA from Annamalai University and Ignou. The admission process will be on from April 5 and classes will begin from July/August.