ICAT Signs MoU with the NorthCap University for Emerging Technologies
International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Northcap University (NCU), Gurugram, to enhance the Industry-Academia partnership for conducting joint short term and mid-term courses and research in the field of EV and related emerging technology area as per Industry Requirements. The MoU was signed by Mrs. Pamela Tikku, Officiating Director, ICAT, and Prof Nupur Prakash, Vice-Chancellor, NCU, in the presence of other senior officials from both organizations.
Speaking at the event, Mrs. Pamela Tikku said that we look forward to a long-term partnership for the industry’s skill growth through cooperation in the rapidly developing sector of electric mobility, as well as for the skilling upgrade of ICAT resources.
In his address, Prof. Nupur Prakash said, “The summation of the expertise of ICAT in the field of automotive technology along with superior content development proficiency of NCU will result in flexible course packages for interested candidates, thus enabling them to be prepared across multiple fields available in the automotive sector in India.”
International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), located in Manesar since 1996, is a division of NATRiP (NAB) Implementation Society (NATIS) under Ministry of Heavy Industries.
It is one of the independent testing organisations recognised by the Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR) of the Government of India for the testing and certification of automobiles and their vital safety components.
In Gurugram, India, the NorthCap University (NCU) was founded in 1996. NCU is a university with National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) grade “A.” According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) created by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India, the University ranks among the top 100 institutions in the Engineering category.
In the Atal Ranking of Institutions in Innovation Achievement 2021, the institution was recognised as the Best Performing University among the Top 30 Universities and Deemed Universities Category in India (ARIIA). Numerous undergraduate and graduate degrees in fields like engineering, business, applied sciences, and law are available through the university. The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Indian Bar Council both recognise NCU (BCI). The university belongs to the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), both of which are located in the United Kingdom.
In addition to being a Member of the American Society for Quality (I) Pvt Ltd, NCU is accredited by Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK, in the category of ‘Premier’ Universities, with ‘Commendable’ Grades.