Tata Motors partners with BITS, Pilani to launch an automotive engineering program

Mumbai, September 07, 2015: Tata Motors has entered into a long-term partnership with Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS, Pilani) to create a platform for a series of technical education programs. The collaboration aims to build a set of world-class technical skills to bridge the current skill gaps that prevail in the automotive industry and prepare a future-ready organization. This is a first Industry-Academia partnership for Tata Motors, to develop technical talent at multiple levels in the organization.

L to R: Professor G. Sundar, BITS Director (Off Campus Programs & Industry Engagement) & Gajendra Chandel, Chief Human Resource Officer,
Tata Motors Ltd., after signing of the MOU

The five year MOU has a clear agenda to develop engineering programs aimed at meeting the requirements of the automotive industry. The first set of programs will be a customized Masters and a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology for Automotive Engineering, which will run across various locations in India.

The course comprises technical orientation delivered through class room sessions and on-the-job training in state-of-the-art engineering, design, manufacturing & customer support facilities in Tata Motors. Students will be mentored and guided by industry leaders and will also engage with Tata Motors for practice sessions wherein they would work with the Company for six months on significant business projects. On successful completion of the program, a certificate will be awarded jointly by BITS, Pilani and Tata Motors Ltd.

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