ICAT Signs MoU with the NorthCap University for Emerging Technologies

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The International Center for Automotive Technology (ICAT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Northcap University (NCU), Gurugram on August 30.

About the MoU :

  • This MoU has been signed to enhance industry-academic partnership to conduct short-term and medium-term courses and research in the field of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and related emerging technologies as per industry requirement.

  • The MoU was signed by ICAT Acting Director Pamela Tikku and NCU Vice Chancellor Prof Nupur Prakash.

  • The expertise of ICAT coupled with NCU's outstanding proficiency in developing content in the field of automotive technology will help aspiring candidates to take admission in flexible curricula. 

  • The entrants will be able to prepare for the diverse segments of the automotive sector in India.

International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) :

  • It has been located at Manesar since 1996 as a division of NATRIP (NAB) Implication Society (NAITS) under the Ministry of Heavy Industries.

  • It undertakes the testing and certification of automotive and their critical safety components.

  • It is one of the independent investigative agencies under the Central Motor Vehicles Rules (CMVR) notified by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India.

NorthCap University (NCU) :

  • It was established in 1996 in Gurugram.

  • This NCU is an 'A' grade recognized university by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

  • It has been ranked among the top 100 in the engineering category under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

  • It has also been awarded as the top 30 universities of India in the Atal Ranking, 2021 and the best performing university in the Deemed Universities category.

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