Ujjain, India -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/09/2016 -- Avantika University is poised to create a unique learning centre from India that explores a new era of creativity, innovation and enterprise.
Avantika University, India's first design university will foster design thinking mindset by developing analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. With an objective of resetting the learning pedagogy, Avantika introduces a unique education model that fuses design and technology, with prominence to synthesis over analysis.
Beginning 2017, Avantika will offer bachelor and master programs in design. Based on a project-based methodology it will help inculcate curious minds and develop required competencies to solve problems and assume responsibility. Avantika believes in making learners better individuals and decision makers before shaping them into professionals. It will not just support professional growth but will also develop student's acumen in innovation and entrepreneurship.
This endeavour is conceived and envisioned by Professor Vishwanath D. Karad, and according to him, "The objective of Avantika is to change the perspective about higher education and to create change makers who can transform the society as a whole.
An MIT Pune initiative, Avantika is mentored by eminent educationist Dr Sanjay Dhande - Former Director IIT Kanpur and is supported by a team of passionate design & engineering professionals and academicians. Elaborating more about this model, Dr Dhande stated, "Avantika aspires to provide a comprehensive education by which, creative and analytical strength of mind is increased, in-depth intellect is expanded, and all-round character is formed; leading to the development of an individual, who can stand on one's own feet."
Backed by a 50-acre state-of-art green campus at Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, Avantika will provide the much-needed excellence push in higher education.
Avantika will apply a cross-disciplinary approach creating individuals who possess a balanced mind-set. With robust industry collaboration and exchange vigour, Avantika aspirants will get the right exposure and much-needed knowledge guidance. Through internships and real life projects, they will be able to develop the appropriate problem-solving attitude and make the best use of excellent opportunities.
Avantika University aspires to change the perspective of higher education. With its creative thinking and experimentation based approach it is confident of creating change makers who will transform the societies. The University is committed to creating the next generation of Design-Technology-Innovators and Knowledge leaders.
About Avantika University
Avantika University is India's first design university to focus on design thinking. It encompasses a unique academic model that offers an integrated and immersive approach. Based in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh it aims to nurture and cultivate young minds who will function as enlightened citizens. Supported by MIT Pune, who have a firm footing in the field of education buoyed by their journey of more than three decades.
For more information, please visit http://www.avantikauniversity.edu.in
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